Internships and Fellowships

Thank you for your interest in the internship and fellowship program with the Committee on Education and the Workforce (Democratic Staff). Capitol Hill is a unique and historical place. Our internship and fellowship program is designed to take advantage of our location and provide an educational experience while helping to develop work skills. Please see below for the following opportunities:

Committee Intern

The Honorable Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, Ranking Member of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, seeks full-time committee interns for paid and unpaid internships. Duties may include, but are not limited to, assisting with administrative tasks, answering phones, processing mail, legislative research, and attending briefings and hearings. This is a fast-paced office; multitasking and attention to detail are required. Interns can receive academic credit. Candidates able to commit to the full summer semester are encouraged to apply. 

Law Intern

The Honorable Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, Ranking Member of the House Education and the Workforce Committee, seeks full-time law students to work for the Committee (Democratic Staff).  Duties may include, but are not limited to, researching and the drafting of legislation, memos, talking points, and letters, covering congressional briefings. Candidates should have completed at least one year of law school, have strong legal research abilities and written and oral communication skills, and be capable of managing themselves and taking initiative. Indicate your area of interest and your writing sample should support your interest and expertise: Health Policy, Education Policy, Labor Policy, Pensions, Oversight, Disability, Workforce Development, and Workplace Safety. Law interns are unpaid, however, academic credit can be received. Candidates able to commit to the full spring semester are encouraged to apply. 

To Apply 

To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, three references, two writing samples, and application form below to E& indicating type of internship in the subject line. Applications missing any of the requirements will not be considered. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. This office is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity or sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, gender, uniformed service, genetic information, or any other factor.