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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez

Representing the 7th District of New York



Working in a Congressional office can be an exciting opportunity. Congresswoman Velázquez offers internships for college students in her Washington, DC office and her three district offices. 

Interns play an important role in keeping the offices running smoothly.  Duties may include assisting legislative staff members with research projects, drafting and editing written materials, and answering phones. 

Because Congresswoman Velázquez is the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Small Business, interns in the Washington, DC office may also assist Committee staff with preparation for hearings and perform Committee-related research projects. 

Internships are unpaid, but can be applied toward college credit. Spanish language skills are helpful, but not required.

We accept internship applications year-round. If you are interested in applying, please email your resume and cover letter to:

You may also submit the application materials via fax: (202) 226-0327.