Warwick, R.I. — Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) is accepting applications for interns in his Rhode Island and Washington offices this upcoming summer. The program will run from June through August 2022.
Qualified candidates are organized and detail-oriented; responsible, willing to learn, able to work cooperatively in a team setting; possess strong oral and written communications skills; and are committed to public service. College credit is available, and all interns will receive a monthly stipend. Rhode Island ties are preferred but not required.
“I got my start in public service as an intern for the late Senator Claiborne Pell, and I am grateful every day to have had that opportunity,” said Rep. Langevin. “As my tenure in Congress comes to an end, I am looking forward to hosting one final class of interns and passing on the same experience that Senator Pell offered me all those years ago.”
Rep. Langevin’s Rhode Island office serves constituents from the Second District who need assistance working with federal agencies. The staff help constituents secure passports, apply for small business loans, locate their federal tax returns, etc. Specific duties include answering phone calls, assisting with casework, drafting constituent correspondence, attending events, and supporting staff members on various projects.
Rep. Langevin’s Washington office handles his committee work on the House Committees on Armed Services and Homeland Security, as well as a vast portfolio of legislative issues. Specific duties include answering phones, giving tours of the U.S. Capitol, attending policy briefings and meetings, performing legislative research, and supporting staff members on various projects.
For more information, please visit Congressman Langevin’s website. Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2022.