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Washington, DC

In the Washington, DC office, internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students. Students gain invaluable work experience and can choose to receive either a stipend or college credit towards their degree. The hours are flexible to accommodate students' hectic course schedules, but generally run 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. when Congress is in session, and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. when not in session.

In Washington, DC, interns' responsibilities will vary. They will have an opportunity to choose a legislative or communications orientated internship, in addition to being asked to answer phones, run errands, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings, and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office.


In the District office, interns may be asked to do a variety of things, including day-to-day office work such as answering phones, writing letters and assisting with media clips. In addition, interns may be assigned to assist in various constituent case work or work on District-based projects of importance.

Apply Now

Please find information for applying for an internship with Congressman Brandon Williams' office below. Ensure that you complete the application process in its entirety by providing all requested materials. Additionally, please indicate your preferred office location (Utica, Syracuse, or DC) for the internship, and specify the semester you are interested in interning. We highly encourage and welcome applicants who possess experience in serving their community, demonstrate excellent communication and writing skills, and exhibit knowledge and interest in the work carried out by our office.

Due dates for the internship applications:

  • FALL (September to December): application closed
  • SPRING (mid-Jan to mid-May): application closed
  • SUMMER (beginning of June to late August): deadline April 17, 2024
Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and office location and cohort for which they are applying, to