Internships

Office of Senator Deb Fischer Intern Program

Are you an effective communicator interested in learning more about the legislative process?  An internship with U.S. Senator Deb Fischer’s office will provide you with first-hand experience of U.S. Senate operations and the opportunity to serve the Nebraska constituency.

 Applicants should possess strong writing, research, and public speaking skills with attention to detail.

Dependent upon your assigned location, your responsibilities may include:

• Lead U.S. Capitol tours
• Process constituent correspondence
• Attend briefings and committee hearings
• Compile press clips, tracking legislation
• Monitor Senate floor proceedings
• Draft correspondence
• Assist constituents with federal casework
• Conduct legislative research

Internships are available throughout the year in the Washington, D.C. office and the Nebraska offices.  Priority is given to Nebraska applicants. The selection process is competitive and ongoing.  Internship offers will be extended as positions remain available.  Each internship session will close as soon as the available positions are filled.  Internship sessions are as follows:

Spring:  January – May

Summer:  June – August

Fall:  September – December

Please complete the Internship Application Form, indicating which of Senator Fischer’s offices you prefer to work and for which session you are applying.  Once completed, scan and email the application and additional documents (resume, cover letter, completed essay questions, letters of recommendation and transcript) to:

 Sarah Skinner at sarah_skinner@fischer.senate.gov.