Washington, DC

Congressman Fulcher invites college students and young adults to gain invaluable work experience by serving the public in a Congressional office. Internships are offered in Washington, D.C. and three district offices in Idaho during three sessions: Spring, Summer, and Fall. As a member of our team, the work will be challenging, fast-paced, and unlike many other internships with the cultural and historical implications of government service.

Internship placement is not based on grade point average, collegiate major, or political activity. Instead, it is important for each applicant to articulate their strengths, interests, and how they’d like to grow in this position. 

Washington, D.C. Internships

In Washington, D.C. there is a diverse range of tasks and duties for interns, depending on their ability and interest. These include: 

  • Answer constituent calls

  • Give tours of the U.S. Capitol building

  • Research legislation for the Member and legislative staff

  • Assist with media and communications projects

  • Attend hearings and briefings on behalf of the Congressman and staff

  • Open and distribute mail

  • Draft materials and reports on topics of interest

To apply for an internship in the Washington, D.C. office, fill out the application HERE. Prior to the deadlines listed below, send the completed application, cover letter, resume, and one writing sample to Mary-Margaret Sullivan at mary-margaret.sullivan@mail.house.gov.

First District Internships

In the District office, interns may be asked to do a variety of things, including day-to-day office work such as answering phones, writing letters and assisting with media clips. In addition, interns may be assigned to assist in various constituent case work or work on District-based projects of importance.

To apply for an internship in the Coeur d’Alene, Meridian, or Lewiston office, fill out the application HERE. Prior to the deadlines listed below, send the completed application, cover letter, resume, and one writing sample to Michele Jarvis at Michele.Jarvis@mail.house.gov

Deadlines

Spring Semester (January - April): November 1

Summer Semester (May - August): March 1

Fall Semester (September - December): July 1