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Internships

The Office of Congressman Pete Aguilar will be offering in-person internships this Spring in both the DC and District Offices.

Internships run throughout the fall, spring, and summer semesters. The hours are flexible to accommodate students’ course schedules but generally run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Interns will have the chance to experience a congressional office’s fast-paced atmosphere and gain valuable work experience. This internship is an excellent opportunity for those interested in public service and the legislative process. Interns will assist with tasks, including answering phones, drafting constituent correspondence, and assisting with media clips. District Interns may be assigned to assist in various constituent casework or work on community outreach and grants related projects. DC Interns will also have the opportunity to attend policy briefings and assist staff with legislative research. Qualified applicants must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, professionalism, attention to detail, and the ability to function in a fast-paced environment. Ties to CA-31 and California are strongly preferred. To apply, please email your resume, cover letter, availability, and office preference (DC or District) to Aguilar.Internships@mail.house.gov.

The deadline for Spring submissions for the district office is Thursday, October 27th, at 11:59 p.m. PT. Interviews will be conducted over the following two weeks. The DC office will be accepting applications year-round, however, the primary deadline to be considered for our Spring term is Friday, November 4, 2022. The estimated start date is for the internship is Monday, January 9, 2023. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please email Aguilar.Internships@mail.house.gov.