Deadline: December 1, 2022.
Senator Maggie Hassan Legislative & Press Internship Program 2023
Senator Maggie Hassan offers internships in both her Washington, D.C. and New Hampshire offices. Internships in Senator Hassan’s office provide hands-on experience, allowing students to learn alongside Senator Hassan’s professional staff as they work on behalf of the people of New Hampshire.
Preference will be given to students who are from New Hampshire or are enrolled in a New Hampshire college or university, although all interested students with a solid academic record, involvement within their community, and eagerness to learn more about the federal government are encouraged to apply.
Our internship program is intended for those who have completed at least a year of college, although applicants with compelling experience may qualify. Successful applicants will have strong writing and research skills, the ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment, and enthusiasm for engaging with constituents in person and on the phone.
Please only apply to one of Senator Hassan’s three internship programs. Our office will not be able to consider applicants for more than one program for the Spring 2023 session.
Senator Hassan’s Washington, D.C. office offers both a legislative and press internship for students.
The legislative internship offers interns the opportunity to to learn how the Senate functions, including by sitting in on committee hearings and briefings, assisting with legislative projects, attending educational events in and around Washington D.C., and leading Capitol tours. Interns will also assist with mail room duties, provide administrative support, and participate in front office staffing.
The press internship gives interns the opportunity to work closely with the communications team and help support all aspects of their work. Press interns will assist with monitoring the news and drafting written materials, including press releases and social media. This position can be in-person or fully remote.
Senator Hassan also offers internships at her New Hampshire offices that provide a local perspective on how the Senator’s office engages with community stakeholders and helps constituents resolve issues involving federal agencies. Other opportunities may include attending community meetings and events, fielding phone calls from constituents, drafting letters, as well as conducting research and writing memos.
Internships with Senator Hassan’s office are paid positions. Stipends may be provided to candidates who meet legal age and work requirements. Applicants must be able to provide proper legal documentation to work in the United States.