Congressional Intern Program- Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

Amare Osei – November 9th, 2017

The CHCI Congressional Leadership Program in Washington D.C. offers Latinx undergraduates with the opportunity to gain work experience, learn leadership and professional skills, and build a lasting professional network with Hispanic leaders in government, fortune 500 companies, and NGOs dedicated to progressing the latinx community.

Interns should have superior analytical skills, verbal and written communication skills, and should be committed to public service.

This paid twelve week internship (Fall 2018) or paid eight week internship (Summer 2018) in the office of a congressional member covers housing expenses in D.C and travel expenses round trip.

Responsibilities of interns include:

  • Responding to constituent inquiries
  • Drafting correspondence and memos
  • Attending congressional hearings and legislative briefings
  • Conducting legislative research
  • Writing legislative memos and policy briefings
  • Data entry and analysis
  • Assisting with general office operations

Application Deadlines:

    Summer 2018 Internship: December 1, 2017

    Fall 2018 Internship: March 9, 2018

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