Internships and Fellowships



The Democratic staff of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform is seeking energetic and self-motivated law students for full-time or part-time internships.   The position offers current law students the opportunity to gain substantive experience on an exciting and fast-paced Committee, while participating directly in the oversight process and learning about the day-to-day administrative operations of the House of Representatives.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting Committee staff in preparing for congressional hearings, conducting legal and factual research, drafting memoranda, and attending various briefings and meetings with Executive-branch and private sector officials for the purpose of taking notes.  Law students play a key role in the office and will work closely with Committee counsel and staff.  Background: The Oversight and Reform Committee is the primary investigative committee of the U.S. House of Representatives, with jurisdiction to investigate any matter at any time. 


Qualifications:  Applicants should have (i) an interest in public service and (ii) a desire to learn.  They also must have superior attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.  Hours can be flexible, but applicants willing to be in the office full time are preferred.  Applications:  Interested applicants should apply to this position by emailing a cover letter and resume to with “Internship Application” in the subject line.  No phone calls or drop-ins please. The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.


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