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The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, chaired by Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming, accepts a limited number of internship applicants. The internship program consists of two four-month sessions in the spring and fall, and one three month session in the summer. Applicants are typically college students, 21 years of age and older and have in interest in Federal Indian Law or Natural Resources.

Interns will participate in a wide array of activities including: hearing preparations, administrative tasks, constituent relations, and legislative research. The internship program gives students hands on experience with the Committee legislative process and Federal oversight.

Each intern is given a monthly stipend to help with living expenses. In addition, interns are encouraged to enjoy the many other activities and events the area has to offer.

Interested applicants should send a resume, two letters of recommendation, and one writing sample to the Committee’s intern program coordinator Natasha John at Please submit your information before the application deadline dates below.

Students from Senator Barrasso’s home state of Wyoming are encouraged to apply.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications, the Committee is unable to respond individually to all applicants.


Summer 2016 Internships:

Internship Period: May 23th - August 26th

Application Deadline: March 18th


Fall 2016 Internships:

Internship Period: August 29st - December 22th

Application Deadline: July 10th