Internships

Thank you for your interest in the House Natural Resources Committee Democrats internship program. We currently have the following positions available: 

Legislative Internships

*Spring application now open*

The Democratic Staff of the House Natural Resources Committee offers opportunities for paid, full-time Legislative Interns. Applicants must be organized, detail oriented, and dependable. Above all, we seek interns who are passionate about issues within the Committee’s jurisdiction and demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills.

A Legislative Internship offers a unique set of opportunities including the chance to attend Committee hearings, markups, briefings, and meetings, in addition to gaining firsthand experience with the legislative process at the Committee level.

Primary duties include:  

  • Administrative assistance such as answering phone calls and processing mail
  • Researching legislative policy issues and conducting background research
  • Preparing for Committee hearings and assembling briefing materials
  • Attending briefings around the Capitol grounds and reporting to staff
  • Performing stakeholder outreach

Spring Committee internships run from January - April. The deadline to apply for the Spring season is Friday November 1st. Please note that consideration of applicants will begin after the deadline passes, and those selected for first round interviews will be contacted within a week after the deadline. No calls or drop-ins please.  

To apply for our Spring session, address your application materials to Carlyn LeGrant at NRD.Internships@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Spring Legislative Internship Application.” Please include a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample.

Communications Internship

The House Natural Resources Committee seeks a communications intern to join the team for the fall session. Responsibilities include drafting written and press materials, clipping and editing videos, drafting social media posts, monitoring news and social media, and building and managing press lists. A combination of interests in communications, writing, journalism, video production, and digital strategy is encouraged. A sincere and demonstrable passion for environmental protection is required. Candidates should have strong writing skills; familiarity with digital products and editing software, such as Adobe Creative Suite, is a plus but not required. The candidate must be able to see projects through from start to finish. This position offers a stipend and provides a unique opportunity to gain experience in a fun, creative, fast-paced Capitol Hill communications operation.

Interested candidates should submit a resume, writing sample and either a social content, graphic design or video production sample to adam.sarvana@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Resources Press Intern”