Internships

My office accepts resumes from college students who want to gain experience for academic credit or professional development. Interested candidates must be professional, reliable, self-motivated, flexible and exercise good judgment. Excellent oral and written communication skills are also essential. Applicants may apply for an internship in the Texas and the Washington, D.C. offices.

Interested applicants must complete an application and return it with a resume and writing sample. The deadlines for internship applications are:

For Spring Interns: December 1

For Summer Interns: April 1

For Fall Interns: August 1

Washington, D.C. Office:

Responsibilities include answering phones, leading tours of the Capitol to visiting constituents, attending meetings and hearings as needed, drafting letters, and researching legislative issues.

If you are interested in applying for an internship in Congressman Poe’s Washington, D.C. office, please complete the Washington, DC internship application below and send it with your resume and writing sample to Alexandria.Vandiver@mail.house.gov. For more information, please call our D.C. Intern Coordinator, Alexandria Vandiver at 202-225-6565.

District Offices:

Responsibilities include answering phones, drafting certificates/proclamations, researching current events and local issues, and other duties as assigned.

If you are interested in applying for an internship in Congressman Poe’s Texas office, please complete the district internship application below and send it with your resume and writing sample to Amy.Harrison@mail.house.gov. For more information, please call Amy Harrison at 281-446-0242.

The internship program is open to all area college students, regardless of major.  All internships are unpaid. Academic credit may be available through your college or university. Note: individuals who are chosen for an internship with the Washington, D.C. office are responsible for paying their travel and living expenses.  Interested candidates can contact either of my offices for more information.

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