Internships and Fellowships

Thank you for your interest in the internship and fellowship program with the Committee on Education and Labor (Democratic Staff). Capitol Hill is a unique and historical place. Our internship and fellowship program is designed to take advantage of our location and provide an educational experience while helping to develop work skills. Please see below for the following Spring 2022 opportunities:

Committee Intern

The Honorable Robert C. “Bobby” Scott, Chairman of the House Education and Labor Committee, seeks full-time committee interns for paid and unpaid internships during spring semester 2022. Duties may include, but are not limited to, assisting with administrative tasks, answering phones, processing mail, legislative research, and attending briefings and hearings. This is a fast-paced office; multitasking and attention to detail are required. Interns can receive academic credit. Candidates able to commit to the full spring semester are encouraged to apply. The preferred start date is early to mid-January.

Press Intern

The Honorable Robert C. “Bobby” Scott, Chairman of the House Education and Labor Committee, seeks full-time press intern for paid and unpaid internships during spring semester 2022. Duties may include, but are not limited to, media monitoring and research, writing media advisories and press releases, drafting social media and general communications office support. Ideal candidate possesses strong writing skills, works well under deadlines and thrives in juggling multiple assignments. Interns can receive academic credit. Candidates able to commit to the full spring semester are encouraged to apply. The preferred start date is early to mid-January.

Law Intern

The Honorable Robert C. “Bobby” Scott, Chairman of the House Education and Labor Committee, seeks full-time law students to work during spring semester 2022.  Duties may include, but are not limited to, researching and the drafting of legislation, memos, talking points, and letters, covering congressional briefings. Candidates should have completed at least one year of law school, have strong legal research abilities and written and oral communication skills, and be capable of managing themselves and taking initiative. Indicate your area of interest and your writing sample should support your interest and expertise: Health Policy, Education Policy, Labor Policy, Pensions, Oversight, Disability, Workforce Development and Work Safety. Law interns are unpaid, however, academic credit can be received. Candidates able to commit to the full spring semester are encouraged to apply. The preferred start date is early to mid-January. 

To Apply 

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, three references, two writing samples, and application form below to E&L.Jobs@mail.house.gov indicating type of internship in the subject line. Applications missing any of the requirements will not be considered. The final deadline for the spring 2022 internship and fellowship program is Friday, December 10, 2021. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. This office is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity or sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, gender, uniformed service, genetic information, or any other factor.