Scottsdale, Ariz., February 12, 2014—Rep. David Schweikert (R-AZ) is now accepting applications for full-time congressional interns for Summer 2014 in his Arizona and D.C. offices.
Undergraduate students seeking experience in a highly professional, fast-paced, hands-on environment should submit their applications by March 28, 2014.
Candidates should be motivated, detail-oriented, multi-tasking and service-oriented students looking to learn more about the civic responsibilities of a congressional office.
Strong ties to Arizona’s Sixth District or the state of Arizona are preferred, but anyone is encouraged to apply. Priority is given to current college students although recent high school graduates with outstanding credentials will be considered. College credits are available per school requirements.
Responsibilities in the Arizona office include correspondence, constituent services research and assistance, event planning, and media assistance. Responsibilities in the D.C. office include answering the phone, giving tours of the Capitol, and assisting with correspondence.
Applicants should submit the following:
- Cover letter
- Resume with a title indicating the office and session of interest (i.e. John Smith—AZ Summer Intern Application)
- Three letters of recommendation
- A short writing sample for review.
Arizona applicants may submit their application Ernestina Borquez-Smith at