Sewell accepting applications for internships

Published 12:01 pm Sunday, January 21, 2024

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On Jan. 16, U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced that her Washington D.C. and district offices are now accepting applications for summer 2024 interns. College students and recent graduates interested in government and public service are invited to apply for a chance to spend the summer learning about the inner workings of a congressional office. 

Interns will work closely with Rep. Sewell’s staff on a variety of important legislative, communications, and administrative tasks. Applicants must be enrolled in a college or university (rising juniors and older) or have recently graduated.

“I’m thrilled to announce that our 2024 summer internship application is now live!” Sewell said. “As a former congressional intern myself, I know firsthand the power that such experiences hold to cultivate the leaders and changemakers of tomorrow. I encourage college students and recent graduates with an interest in government and public service to spend the semester learning with me and my team!”

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Interns will have the opportunity to research legislation, draft letters, compile media clips, answer constituent calls, and attend legislative hearings, briefings, and seminars. Candidates should be proactive, professional, dependable, and have an interest in federal policy and the legislative process. Candidates should also possess strong written and oral communication skills, the ability to multitask, attention to detail, and a willingness to learn.

The Office of U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in the hiring process based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, military service, or other non-merit factors. BIPOC applicants and individuals in underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply. 

The deadline to apply is Friday, March 8, at 5 p.m. For more information including how to apply, visit