Internships

Internships Information & Applications

The window to apply for Summer 2023 Internships is now closed. The deadline to submit your application and supporting materials was Friday, April 21, 2023.

The Office of Congressman David Scott (GA-13) seeks motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individuals for internships in Washington D.C., and Riverdale, GA for Summer 2023. Qualified applicants should have strong interpersonal skills, the ability to manage multiple tasks, possess strong writing skills, and demonstrate a solid work ethic. High school degree is required, though some college experience is preferred.

D.C. Intern responsibilities include but are not limited to: answering phones, logging constituent concerns, drafting constituent correspondence on a variety of issues, attending legislative briefings, greeting constituents and visitors when in the office, assisting staff with research and special projects, tracking media coverage, and performing administrative duties. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office.

District Intern responsibilities include but are not limited to: answering phones, conducting research, assisting with constituent casework, engaging in constituent correspondence, community outreach, and assisting with special projects at the discretion of the District Director. As a result, interns learn about the important functions of our impactful District Office.

To apply for an internship in the Office of Congressman Scott, please fill out the application on our website. In addition, please send your resume, cover letter, and one-page writing sample to davidscott.internships@mail.house.gov. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

This office is an equal-opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, military status, gender identity, marital status, parental status, or sexual orientation.  Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the application or hiring processes are encouraged to request an accommodation at any time during those processes.

The Internship Program is designed especially to allow students to apply lessons learned in class to a work environment, to make professional contacts and to obtain extensive knowledge of government agencies and, more specifically, to learn how a Congressional office functions to serve constituents.

Interns in the Washington, D.C. office will have an opportunity to learn about the legislative process and the federal government by working closely with the legislative and communications staff, while interns in the District Office will learn about the constituent services process by assisting communications and constituent services staff. In today’s job market, the experience that an internship provides is vital for career development.

All interns will be provided a stipend to assist with expenses or may arrange to receive academic credit for their work.

The selection process is highly competitive. Candidates are selected based on academic achievement, demonstrated leadership, interest in public policy and community service contributions.