Washington, D.C. – Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva is accepting applications until January 31 to serve as an intern in his Washington, D.C., and Southern Arizona district offices during the spring 2014 school semester. This is an extension of a previously announced deadline.
Applicants from the University of Arizona have the opportunity to apply for a Federal Relations DC Intern Scholarship. The scholarship offers $500 per month for living expenses and a tuition award. To apply and receive further information, please contact the University of Arizona Office of Federal Relations at (520) 621-3108 or Shanley@email.arizona.edu.
Interns in the Washington office work closely with legislative and media staff, answer office phones, distribute mail, and communicate with constituents. Preference is given to students and individuals from Arizona’s 3rd Congressional District, although all qualified applicants are carefully considered. Interns other than the scholarship recipient are unpaid and are responsible for lodging and transportation.
Anyone interested in working in the Washington, D.C., office should submit a cover letter, resume, and a brief writing sample to Cristina Villa, Rep. Grijalva’s internship coordinator, at Cristina.Villa@mail.house.gov.
Interns at the Tucson, Somerton, and Avondale offices help staff provide constituent services to the people of the Third Congressional District. Interns also perform administrative tasks and may be asked to work on special projects for public outreach, events and otherneeds of the office. Internships for the Tucson, Somerton, and Avondale offices are available at the beginning of each semester.There is no hard deadline, but earlier applications may be given priority.