Capitol Hill Internship Program

The Capitol Hill Internship Program supports congressional internships in Washington, D.C., and local districts, as well as state legislatures. Students who secure an unpaid, non-credit internship can receive a stipend of $450 per week up to a maximum of $4,500 for the summer. The application process is competitive and five students will be selected to receive funding. Placement in an internship is not guaranteed and it is up to the student to secure the opportunity. The Center for Career Advancement provides guidance and resources.

Application Process

Application Deadline: Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023. Apply on Handshake.

The application requires a resume and personal statement to be uploaded with your application on Handshake. Additionally, a faculty letter of recommendation is required and should be sent directly to Marilyn Shull by the faculty member via email ( The letter should be addressed to "Selection Committee Members". Students will be notified of selection decisions on Dec. 1, 2023.

Contact Details

Center for Career Advancement


101 Botany Building