Washington, D.C.– Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva is accepting applications for Fall 2015 internships in Washington, D.C. and his various Southern Arizona district offices through August 7th.
Interns work closely with legislative and press staff, answering office phones, distributing mail, and communicating with constituents. Preference is given to students and individuals from Arizona’s 3rd Congressional District, although all qualified applicants are carefully considered. Interns are unpaid and are responsible for lodging and transportation. Applicants are highly encouraged to explore scholarship opportunities that may be offered through their respective institutions or by other programs.
Anyone interested in working in the Washington, D.C. office should submit a cover letter, resume, and a one-page writing sample to Cristina Villa, Rep. Grijalva’s internship coordinator, at Cristina.Villa@mail.house.gov.
In Tucson, Somerton & Avondale
Interns at districtoffices help staff provide constituent services to residentsof 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.