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

Colorado interns in one of Michael’s seven Colorado offices will have the opportunity to assist with constituent communication and outreach, take notes in weekly meetings, draft official office letters, collaborate on research projects, and more. 
 
Application Deadlines: The application for all Colorado office internships will be posted following the calendar below. Applications received by the deadline will be given preference; those received late will be considered as space allows. 
 

If your completed application is moved forward in the internship hiring process, you will be contacted by the Intern Coordinator. 

If applying for an internship in a regional office (not including the Denver office) and the application deadline has passed, please contact the regional office to check on internship availability. Office contact information found HERE
 

Session

Spring 2022

Summer 2022

Fall 2022

Application Posted

September 22, 2021

January 17, 2022

 May 2, 2022

Application Deadline

November 5, 2021

March 11, 2022

June 17, 2022

Notifications Sent Out

January 7, 2022

April 22, 2022

July 29, 2022

Start Date*

February 7, 2022

May 23, 2022

August 29, 2022

End Date*

May 13, 2022

August 26, 2022

December 9, 2022

*Approximate dates. The start and end dates may differ depending on the office location.
 

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.

Session

Summer 2021 Session 1

Summer 2021 Session 2

Fall 2021

Spring 2022

Application Posted

February 1, 2021

February 1, 2021

June 21, 2021

October 11, 2021

Application Deadline

March 1, 2021

March 1, 2021

July 23, 2021

November 12, 2021

Notifications Begin

March 15, 2021

March 15, 2021

August 9, 2021

December 6, 2021

Start Date

June 1, 2021

July 6, 2021

September 7, 2021

January 5, 2022

End Date

July 2, 2021

August 6, 2021

December 10, 2021

May 20, 2022