An internship in the office of Senator Susan M. Collins provides successful candidates with the experience of working in the United States Congress and an overview of how a Senate office and staff work for the Senator and for the constituents. Interns are assigned to work with the Senate office staff who are responsible for the legislative, administrative, and communications operations of the office.
Applyinga cover letter - in addition to relating your skills and experience to the position, your cover letters should address the following:
To apply for an internship with the Washington, D.C. office or one of our Maine state offices, the candidate must forward the following application materials by email to application
a one-page resume
a writing sample
at least one letter of recommendation
- explain why you want to work as an intern, what your long-term career goals are and what you hope to gain from your service,
- explain areas of interest as an intern: i.e. press, administrative, legislative; specify any legislative issue areas that are of interest
2012/2013 APPLICATION DEADLINES
WASHINGTON, D.C. OFFICE
Fall Session: September 10 – January 25, 2013. Deadline Passed
Spring 2013: January 2 – May 31, 2013. Deadline October 5, 2012
PORTLAND STATE OFFICE
Fall Session: September - December. Deadline Passed
Winter Break Session: mid-December - mid-January. Deadline: rolling
Spring 2013: January - May. Deadline: rolling
ALL OTHER STATE OFFICES
Applications accepted on a rolling basis for Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter sessions.
If you have any questions or need further information regarding an internship with the office of Senator Susan Collins, please e-mail email@example.com.