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Internship Opportunity: The Office of Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL)

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PLEASE NOTE: This opportunity is listed for reference only. The deadline to apply has passed.

This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Unpaid Internship

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Government

Start Date: Flexible, Winter and Spring Terms

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: Full time or part-time

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years including graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Example Open to all majors

Application Deadline: Rolling

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Brief Description of the organization: Debbie Wasserman Schultz has dedicated her public life to serving South Floridians and standing up for justice, equality, and opportunity wherever and whenever it is threatened. As Florida’s first Jewish Congresswoman, she has earned the respect of her colleagues for working tirelessly on behalf of seniors, children, and families for nearly three decades.

First sworn in to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2005, Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz previously served in the Florida House of Representatives and Florida Senate where she originally displayed her philosophy that there is “no task too small, and no goal too big.”

Brief Description of the Intern’s role or key qualifications:  The Office of Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) has openings for full-time and part-time interns to support our administrative, legislative, and press teams. Responsibilities include: researching legislative issues, attending legislative briefings and hearings, answering phone calls, processing constituent mail, giving Capitol tours, assisting with communications and media materials.

Applicants should be enthusiastic, reliable, professional, hardworking, and have strong writing and communication skills. South Florida ties are preferred, but not required. Internships begin in January and run through first two weeks of May.

How to apply: Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and one-page writing sample to as soon as possible.

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