Internships in Senator Lisa Murkowski’s Office

Senator Murkowski offers a number of internship opportunities in both her Washington, D.C. office, as well as select state office locations. Internship programs are available for recent high school graduates, current college students, and recent college graduates.

Interns will assist Senator Murkowski’s staff in legislative and constituent duties. Candidates must be able writers and possess excellent communications skills. Interns assist in the day-to-day clerical and administrative tasks within the office such as directing mail, speaking with constituents, running errands, and assisting staff with research projects. Interns gain insight into the workings of a Senate office and how the legislative process works. They will also have the opportunity to enjoy the many educational and cultural activities that are available in the Washington, D.C. area.

Intern Program details are available below. If you have any questions regarding Senator Murkowski’s internship program, please contact Ayla O’Scannell at 202-224-6665.

Summer Intern Program for Recent High School Graduates – Washington, D.C

All Alaskan high school students in their senior year may apply for the opportunity to spend four weeks in Senator Murkowski’s Washington, D.C. office. The Senator will select a total of twenty students from all areas of Alaska to participate in two, month-long sessions. Housing and transportation will be coordinated by the Senator’s office, but interns will be responsible for the cost. High School interns will be paid a small stipend.

To learn more about this unique opportunity, please view the 2016 Internship Information Form below. Those interested may apply online by clicking here or by filling out a paper application attached below. Electronic or faxed applications are preferred. Please fax applications to 202-224-5301 attn: Intern Coordinator.

The 2016 H.S. Intern Program:

  • Applications for the 2016 H.S. Internship Program will be accepted until 11:59pm AKST, March 10th, 2016
  • Program Dates:
    •  1st Session: May 31 through June 17, 2016
    •  2nd Session: June 20 through July 8, 2016