A competitive internship program has been established for college students, college graduates, and graduate students in Senator Bennet’s Washington and Colorado offices. These structured internships will provide the opportunity to learn about the role of a Senatorial office while enabling those who participate to be of service to their community. Participation in the internship program requires an application process, a letter of intent, resume, completed application with references, and writing samples. Each candidate is required to commit to at least 15 hours per week.
Colorado Offices Internships
Internships are available for college students and graduate students in Senator Bennet’s Colorado offices. Exemplary college students will be chosen to assist with a variety of duties including constituent services, community outreach and special projects. A variety of administrative tasks are required such as greeting visitors, answering phones, and filing. Internships are on a voluntary basis; no stipend is provided.
Washington, D.C. Office Internships
Internships in the Washington, D.C. office are available to college students and graduate students. The internships will consist of a combination of legislative and administrative work. The function of the Washington, D.C. office is to serve the needs of Senator Bennet’s legislative priorities. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in a host of activities such as assisting with legislative research, writing responses to constituent inquiries, attending committee hearings and preparing other briefs on Senate activities. Various administrative tasks such as greeting guests and appointments, answering phones, and filing are also part of the internship. Internships are on a voluntary basis; no stipend is provided.
Applicants will be notified whether an intern position is available. The Colorado selection process is on a rolling basis and the Washington selection process will occur three times annually before the spring, summer, and fall academic sessions. Applications received early will be given preference and those who apply late will be considered as space allows.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and can be submitted at any time.