Congressional Internship

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Program Details & Eligibility Requirements

 

Compensation and Benefits for the Spring 2022 Congressional Internship

  • The grant for the Spring 2022 Congressional Internship is $3,825. Payments are made in two installments of $1,912.50. The first payment is received at the beginning of the internship, the second payment is received at the end when all program requirements have been completed.

  • Professional work experience in a congressional office.

  • Leadership development opportunities, networking, access to APAICS alumni network, and more.

  • Domestic round-trip transportation to Washington, D.C.

  • Furnished housing in the DMV area for the duration of the internship.

 

Program Requirements

  • Spring 2022 Congressional interns work a minimum of 32 hours a week.

    • APAICS Spring 2022 Congressional interns cannot be full-time students during the time of the program; any course load they have cannot exceed 11 credits.

  • Attend a one-day orientation.

  • Attend professional development events.

  • Complete reflection journals.

  • Submit a program evaluation at the end of the internship.

  • Comply with APAICS policies regarding work performance and personal conduct.

 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must currently be undergraduate students enrolled in an accredited educational institution.  

    • ​APAICS Spring 2022 Congressional interns cannot be full-time students during the time of the program; any course load they have cannot exceed 11 credits.

  • Be U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, or individuals who are legally authorized to work full-time without restriction for any U.S. employer and who possess lawful evidence of employment authorization. International students on F-1 or M-1 visas are not eligible.

    • Note: Individuals who are seeking consideration under the “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival” (DACA) policy must possess an Employment Authorization Document at the time of application that is valid throughout the program.

  • Family members of the APAICS Board of Directors or National Advisory Council are prohibited from participating in any APAICS programs.

QUESTIONS? Please contact: programs@apaics.org