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.


Fall 2018

Spring 2019

Summer 2019 Session 1

Summer 2019 Session 2

Application Posted

June 29, 2018

October 22,  2018

February 4, 2019

February 4, 2019

Application Deadline

July 27, 2018

November 23, 2018

March 8, 2019

March 8, 2019

Notifications Begin

August 6, 2018

December 3, 2018

March 22, 2019

March 22, 2019

Start Date

September 4, 2018

January 7, 2019

May 30, 2019

July 8, 2019

End Date

December 14, 2018

May 17, 2019

July 3, 2019

August 9, 2019