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Congressman Mark Pocan

Representing the 2nd District of Wisconsin

Internships

Washington, DC

In our Washington, DC office, internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students. The hours are flexible to accommodate students' course schedules, but generally run 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM when Congress is in session, and 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM when not in session.

In Washington, intern responsibilities will vary. They will be asked to answer phones, run errands, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings, and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office.

Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Deadlines:

  • August 1 for fall
  • November 15 for winter
  • March 15 for summer

Additionally, the Washington DC internship program offers limited scholarships for participants. For more information, please click here.

Contact Sydney Scott at 202-225-2906 with any questions regarding internships in Washington, D.C.

Congressional Internship Form

Madison, Wisconsin

In our Madison, WI office, internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students. Interns are engaged in a variety of activities in a Congressional office that focuses on constituent services. Candidates should possess strong communication skills, be able to work independently and have a positive attitude. Students from all backgrounds and academic majors are welcome to apply.

Intern responsibilities include: capturing media clips, answering telephones, taking in and processing constituent letters, drafting correspondence to constituents and other agencies, and researching issues of importance. Opportunities exist for interns to focus on a specific area of interest.

Applicants must be able to devote a minimum of 10 hours per week. Please submit application, resume and cover letter through the online Congressional Internship Form found below.

Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Deadlines:

  • August 15 for fall
  • December 1 for spring
  • April 15 for summer

Contact Anna Young at 608-258-9800 with any questions regarding internships in Madison, Wisconsin.

Congressional Internship Form