Thank you for your interest in interning with the Office of Congressman Adrian Smith. An internship with one of our three offices will provide you with the exciting opportunity to experience firsthand the functions of a congressional office and the legislative process. Internships with Congressman Smith’s office are unpaid; however, college credit, if applicable, will be provided. Nebraska ties are preferred but not required.

Washington, D.C.
In the Washington, D.C. office, interns will assist with constituent services, communications, administrative tasks, and legislative research. Interns will have the opportunity to gain further understanding of the legislative process by attending congressional hearings and policy briefings.

Nebraska Offices (Grand Island & Scottsbluff)
In the Nebraska offices, interns will have the opportunity to contribute to the office’s outreach with residents of Nebraska’s Third Congressional District through constituent services, administrative tasks, writing letters, and assisting with media clips. In addition, interns may assist with constituent casework, which includes interacting with federal agencies.

•    Degree-seeking students or recent graduates with a strong academic record.
•    Demonstrated self-starter.
•    Excellent writing, research, and interpersonal skills.

Please fill out the Internship Application form below and attach your cover letter, resume, and transcript. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.

Available Internship Sessions:             Application Due Date:
Spring: January – April                        November 15
Summer: May – August                       March 15
Fall: September – December              July 15

If you have any additional questions or would like further information, please email Jill Sims or call 202-225-6435.

In preparation to complete this application, please make sure you have a cover letter and resume ready (.txt, .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf). You'd also need names and addresses of three references.

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Relevant Information
Please select office(s) where you are interested in interning:
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Academic Information
Is academic credit available for internships?

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