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Internship Opportunity: United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations—Minority Office

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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: Internship - unpaid

Location: Washington, DC

Sector: Government

Start Date: Summer Session 1: May-June; Summer Session 2: July-August; Fall Session: August to December

Wage or benefits: Unpaid

Time Commitment: Up to 40 hours per week for at least 8 weeks;

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

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: Summer Sessions: 3/8/19; Fall Session: 6/21/19

Organization website: https://www.foreign.senate.gov

Brief Description of the organization:

The United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations is a standing committee of the United States Senate. It is charged with leading foreign-policy legislation and debate in the Senate. The Foreign Relations Committee is generally responsible for overseeing (but not administering) and funding foreign aid programs as well as funding arms sales and training for national allies. The committee is also responsible for holding confirmation hearings for high-level positions in the Department of State.

Brief Description of the Intern’s role or key qualifications:

An internship with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee offers an exciting opportunity for college students, graduate students or recent graduates to gain first-hand experience working on issues of foreign policy and to learn about the legislative process. The position requires excellent writing skills, attention to detail and the ability to multitask. Intern responsibilities range from attending meetings on and off the Hill to drafting memos, tracking legislation and conducting research projects.

How to apply:

To apply for an internship with the minority office, please read the information below, fill out an application, and return it by the deadlines noted above and on the application. Please email democratic_internship@foreign.senate.gov with any questions.

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