We offer a competitive internship program for college students, college graduates, and graduate students in Michael's Colorado and Washington, D.C. offices. These structured internships provide an opportunity to learn about the role of a Senatorial office while enabling participants to serve their community.

Individuals from all majors and backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Each candidate is required to commit to at least 16 hours of work per week. To apply, read the guidelines for each office below and complete the online application form with the following materials:

  • Completed questionnaire
  • Resume
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Writing sample

Colorado Internships

Interns in one of Michael's seven Colorado offices are responsible for a variety of duties, from constituent services to community outreach to special projects. Greeting visitors, answering phones, and filing are also part of the internship.

Application Deadlines: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and can be submitted at any time.

Washington, D.C. Internships

Interns in Michael's Capitol Hill office are responsible for supporting his legislative or communications priorities.

Legislative interns will have the opportunity to assist with legislative research, write responses to constituent inquiries, attend committee hearings, and prepare briefs on Senate activities. Greeting visitors, answering phones, and giving Capitol tours are also part of the internship.

Communications interns will have the opportunity to compile daily press clips, draft press releases, create social media content, conduct research for speeches, and assist with press conferences. If time allows, greeting visitors, answering phones, and giving Capitol tours are also part of the internship. If you are interested in the communications internship, please indicate this on your application; all other applicants will be considered for the legislative program.

A limited number of stipends are provided to interns based on financial need. The stipend is intended only for those students who could not otherwise afford to live and work in Washington, D.C. Please see the online application for further requirements and instructions to apply for financial assistance.

Application Deadlines: The selection process for Washington, D.C. office internships occurs three times annually before the spring, summer, and fall academic semesters. Applications received by the deadline will be given preference; those received late will be considered as space allows.


Summer 2020 Session 1

Summer 2020 Session 2

Fall 2020

Spring 2021

Application Posted

February 3, 2020

February 3, 2020

June 22, 2020

October 12, 2020

Application Deadline

March 9, 2020

March 9, 2020

July 24, 2020

November 13, 2020

Notifications Begin

March 23, 2020

March 23, 2020

August 7, 2020

December 4, 2020

Start Date

June 1, 2020

July 7, 2020

September 2, 2020

January 5, 2021

End Date

July 2, 2020

August 7, 2020

December 11, 2020

May 14, 2021