Internship with U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), Office of the Ranking Member

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The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), Office of the Ranking Member Patty Murray, seeks unpaid interns for the fall of 2019.


The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), Office of the Ranking Member, seeks unpaid interns and law clerks for the Fall of 2019 (Late August – December).  The positions offer undergraduate, graduate, and law students the opportunity to gain substantive experience in a Senate office while participating directly in the legislative process.  Intern and law clerk responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting Committee staff in performing office duties, conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memorandums, and assisting in organizing hearings.  Interns and law clerks play a key role in the office and will work closely with senior policy advisors.  

The HELP Committee works on a wide range of issues in the areas of health, education, labor, workforce, pensions, oversight, and disabilities.

Qualifications: Applicants should have (i) an interest in public policy and (ii) a desire to learn.  They also must have good attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.

Applications: Interested applicants should apply to this position by applying on the OAM website. Washington state ties are preferred but not required. Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis. The priority deadline for the Fall 2019 internship program is Friday, July 26th, 2019.  The office is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender, identity or sexual orientation.

There are also positions open for a fall labor law clerk and fall oversight law clerks. More information available here.

Internship Category: 
Federal Government