Paid Internship Opportunities in the Office of Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon


DC Office

Applications for Fall 2023 internships are due July 24, 2023

Internships are based in Congresswoman Scanlon’s Washington, DC office for college students and recent graduates and will be in person.

Hours are flexible to accommodate students’ course schedules, but generally run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Legislative Internship is paid via monthly stipend. 

Legislative Internship

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Drafting constituent correspondence 

  • Researching various legislative issues and writing policy memos for the Congresswoman

  • Attending briefings, hearings, and markups and drafting related memoranda

  • Responding to constituent mail and answering office phones 

Ideal applicants will be motivated team players with strong written and oral communication skills and have a demonstrated interest in government and public service. A strong work ethic, the ability to excel in fast-past environments, and a willingness to assist wherever needed are must-have qualities.  

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, one short writing sample, and two references to
 with the subject line “Fall Legislative Internship, NAME”. Please include availability in the cover letter and compile all application materials into one PDF document.

District Office

Applications for Fall 2023 internships are due July 24, 2023.

The Office of Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon is an equal opportunity employer. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.

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