Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc. (CHCI) Congressional Internship

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 Deadline: 

Spring: October 21, 2019; Summer: December 1 2019, Fall: February 15, 2020
   

Start Date: 

January for Spring, May for Summer, August for Fall
   

Duration: 

12 Weeks (Spring/Fall) or 8 Weeks (Summer)
   

Location: 

Washington, DC
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Public Policy
   

Description: 

During CHCIís paid summer and semester internships, promising Latino undergraduate students experience what itís like to work in a congressional office, while participating in weekly professional and leadership development and civic engagement through community service.

CHCI Interns learn firsthand how the legislative system works, spending four days each week (Monday-Thursday) working on Capitol Hill. Usually, Interns are placed with a member of Congress who serves a district in their home state performing meaningful work: responding to constituent inquiries, writing policy briefs, conducting legislative research, and attending congressional hearings and policy briefings.
   

Benefits: 

Congressional Office Internship Placement
Great Pay: $3,750 (Fall/Spring), $3,125 (Summer)
Domestic round-trip transportation to Washington, DC
Housing (All Expenses Covered)
Academic Credit
Leadership Training, Networking and More

   

Major(s): 

Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
See Web site for more information

   

GPA: 

3.0

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: Asylees or other lawfully authorized individuals
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Ms. Program Director
Phone: (202) 543-1771    
Email: apolanco@chci.org

 

Program Website: 

http://chci.org/programs/internships/
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