Office of Congressman Erik Paulsen

About Office of Congressman Erik Paulsen

A Congressional internship offers applicants an exciting opportunity to support staff while learning about the daily operations of the Legislative branch. Interns will assist the staff with constituent services, communications, administrative tasks, and legislative research. Congressman Paulsen’s Internship Program is designed primarily for the educational benefit of the participant. Interns working in the District Office have the opportunity to contribute to the office’s interaction with the surrounding community through constituent services, local events, and community meetings. Interns in the Washington, D.C. Office will gain insight into the federal government and the legislative process by working closely with staff and attending hearings and briefings. Candidates should have a strong work ethic, be highly organized and motivated, and possess a positive attitude.

This internship is unpaid. College credit, if applicable, will be provided. MN ties preferred but not required.



May 2018 - August 2018 Washington, DC
“Through this internship, I learned more about how government works and I gained insight about working on a congressional staff. I was able to improve my professional writing and networking skills through various tasks. ”
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