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Job Postings and Internships

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow

All Offices

Interning in a United States Senator's office is a wonderful educational opportunity to learn more about our American government and the legislative process. Senator Stabenow welcomes interns in her Washington DC office and in her six Michigan offices. Senator Stabenow looks forward to giving interns the opportunity to expand their knowledge of our nation's history, while experiencing government service first-hand.

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U.S. Senator Gary Peters
Washington D.C and Michigan

Working in a Congressional office can be an incredibly rewarding and exciting experience. An internship provides an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience and observe first-hand how our government operates. Interns gain practical work experience by undertaking a variety of administrative and legislative responsibilities in the office.

Interns in the Washington office draft constituent correspondence, attend briefings and Congressional hearings and prepare memoranda for me and members of my staff. Interns in the Michigan office conduct research, assist with constituent casework and draft correspondence. Interns in both offices assist with answering phones, data entry and general office systems operations. Interns are an important AND VALUED part of my staff.

Internships are available expressly for the purpose of furthering educational objectives, therefore they are unpaid and usually awarded to graduate and college-level students.

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U.S. Senator Candice Miller
Washington D.C and Michigan

A small lobbying firm in DC that focuses on federal youth policy (after school programs, mentoring, drug and alcohol prevention, safe schools, etc.)   Looking for interns who are interested in learning about the federal public policy process.

If you are a student who is in DC for a semester and looking for an internship placement, please take a look at this website and contact Jon Terry if there is an interest.

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U.S. Representative Mike Bishop
Washington D.C and Michigan

Congressman Mike Bishop (MI-08) is a newly elected member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Ingham County, Livingston County, and North Oakland County. The District Office Internship Program will be based out of his office in Brighton.

Chosen applicants will have the opportunity to develop expertise in a congressional office issues and constituent relations. The ideal candidate will be at minimum a college junior (sophomore and freshman students will be considered on a case by case basis).

Applicants must possess a thorough understanding of the legislative process, excellent writing skills, and a proactive work ethic. Internships are unpaid, but our office is happy to support programs offering academic credit.

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and short explanation of your interest in our internship program to katherine.vantiem@mail.hou .

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Oakland University students need to contact their respected major's internship coordinator or the Office of Career Services at (248) 370-3250 or for more information on enrolling in an internship course and receiving credit.