Internships with Congressman Price’s office provide a valuable opportunity to learn about the functions of the House of Representatives, as well as Congressman Price’s role in representing the 6th Congressional District of Georgia.
An internship with Congressman Price presents a variety of unique opportunities to participate and actively aid in the daily operations of a Congressional office. Internship opportunities are available either in the Washington D.C. office or the District Office in Georgia.
General intern responsibilities include:
- Answering telephones
- Data entry
- Responding to constituent requests and letters
- Attending Congressional hearings
- Assisting with legislative research
- Assisting with constituent casework (Georgia office)
Intern applicants are college students usually in their junior or senior years and maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00. Some previous general office experience is required. The atmosphere of a congressional office can be highly demanding, and a professional manner is expected at all times.
Internships are unpaid, but arrangements can be made for the student to receive credit for their internship through their school or university. While internships are available on a limited basis year round, summer is the most popular time for applications. Due to confined office space, the number of interns per month is limited to 2 and summer internships are for a period of 1 month. Fall and spring internships typically last for 1 full semester.
All applications should be sent to the Washington, D.C. office.
Interns must be at least 21 years old.
Interested students should complete and return the following for consideration:
Those wishing to intern in the Washington, D.C., office should complete the online application and fax (202 225-4656) or mail the other requested documents to:
- Intern application form
- A writing sample
- One letter of recommendation
Rep. Tom Price
424 Cannon HOB
Washington DC, 20515
The application deadline for summer 2011 internships is Thursday, March 31, 2011. Due to security procedures, mail sent to congressional offices can be delayed 2 to 3 weeks. Please mail your completed intern application package early to allow for mail security delays.
Those interested in interning in the Georgia office should mail this information to:
Rep. Tom Price
3730 Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30062
For more information, contact:
DC office - (202) 225-4501
GA office - (770) 565-4990
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