Thursday, September 18, 2008

U.S. Senate Internship Opportunities

Thanks to Erika Whinihan (IPE '02) for passing along this opportunity.

U.S. Senator Patty Murray is looking for interns who want to learn more about the federal government and want to be part of a hardworking team, dedicated to serving the citizens of Washington state.

Qualifications Applicants must be graduate or undergraduate college students who have completed at least one year of college and whose permanent residence is the state of Washington or are attending a Washington state college or university.

Program Outline Internship sessions are scheduled on the academic quarter: fall, winter, spring, summer. Internships are unpaid and are available for school credit if approved by your college or university. D.C. interns typically work full time (40 hours per week), however part-time schedules can be accommodated. All state internships are part-time. Senator Murray’s D.C. office offers legislative and press internships. Outreach and constituent casework internships are available in the state offices.

Job Description Interns work in all areas of the office. Responsibilities include: research, written and verbal communication with constituents and federal agencies, assisting at press conferences, attending briefings, and performing a variety of administrative tasks including fielding calls from constituents and greeting visitors.

Contact D.C. internships: Washington state internships:

Office of Senator Patty Murray Office of Senator Patty Murray

Attn: Ms. Amaia Kirtland Attn: Ms. Beth Ann S. Hoover

173 Russell Senate Office Building or Erika Whinihan

Washington, D.C. 20510 2988 Jackson Federal Building

(202) 224-2621 Seattle, WA 98174-1003 (206) 553-5545

Information and Application:

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