The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), Office of the Chair, seeks virtual unpaid interns and law clerks for the summer of 2021 (June-August). The positions offer undergraduate, graduate, and law students the opportunity to gain substantive experience working virtually with a Senate office while participating directly in the legislative process. Intern and law clerk responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting Committee staff in performing administrative duties, conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memorandums, and assisting with virtual hearings. Interns and law clerks play a key role with the office and will work closely with senior policy advisors.
The HELP Committee works on a wide range of issues in the areas of health, education, labor, workforce, pensions, oversight, and disabilities.
Students should consult with academic faculty to determine if this unpaid experience will earn credit.
Qualifications: Applicants should have (i) an interest in public policy and (ii) a desire to learn. They also must have good attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
Applications: Interested applicants should apply to this position by applying on the OAM website (https://oampublic.senate.gov/constituent/login/76de2e92-d8b5-45a2-aa5a-e32830e5fbc7/). Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis. The priority deadline for the summer 2021 virtual internship program is Wednesday, April 21st, 2020. The office is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender, identity or sexual orientation.