Thank you for your interest in interning with the House Committee on Natural Resources. An internship at the Committee offers a unique working environment, which is both educational and professional. On this page, you will find application instructions and a description of typical intern duties.
Applicants must be undergraduate, graduate students, or recent college graduates who can work independently and possess excellent writing, research, and interpersonal skills.
Interns assist the Chairman and Committee staff in all areas of the office operation, including: researching legislative initiatives, preparing briefing memos, conducting background studies, assembling information, assisting lead staff in the Committee hearing rooms, attending hearings, markups, and briefings, and assisting with a variety of legislative and press projects including hearing preparation and website enhancements. Interns also perform administrative duties, such as answering phones, and sorting and distributing mail.
Internships generally mirror college semesters, running from January-May for spring internships, June-August for summer internships, and September-December for fall internships. Our office hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
How To Apply:
Please send a cover letter specifying your interest in the internship position along with a resume and a brief writing sample to
with the subject line "Internship Application." Be sure to include the dates of your availability in your cover letter.
House Committee on Natural Resources
1324 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515
Phone: (202) 225-2761
Fax: (202) 225-5929