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‚ÄčPlease note that the internship openings listed here are offered through the individual employers listed below, rather than through the University of Delaware's Department of Political Science & International Relations. Students should pursue these internships at their own risk, and should speak with the Department of Political Science & International Relation's Director of Internships and/or their academic advisor before pursuing any internship for credit.

Senator Chris Coons

Office: Senator Chris Coons

Name of Position: Delaware Program Internship

Contact:

Dover office Phone: (302) 736-5601

Washington, D.C. office Phone: (202) 224-5042

Deadline to Apply: 

Washington, D.C. Program
There are four annual internship sessions: Spring (February-May), Summer (May-August), Fall (September-December), and Winter (January).
Washington, D.C. Press Program
There are three annual press internship sessions: Spring (January-May), Summer (May-August), and Fall (September-December).
Delaware Program
There are three annual internship sessions: Fall (September-December), Winter/Spring (January-May), and Summer (May-August).


Materials Needed:
Online application that must be logged into

Notes & Website for additional information: Summer internship in Delaware is unpaid, exceptions limited. Website with more information: https://www.coons.senate.gov/services/internships/
Application process should go through the website, contact information is for assistance.

Senator Tom Carper

Office: Senator Tom Carper

Name of Position: Delaware Program Internship

Contact:

Wilmington Office: Ethan Morgan (302) 573-6291 Ethan_Morgan@carper.senate.gov

Dover Office: Amber Withrow (302) 674-3308 amber_withrow@carper.senate.gov

Georgetown Office: Jymayce Wescott (302) 856-7690 interncoordinator@carper.senate.gov 

Deadline to Apply: April 20th

Materials Needed: Cover Letter, Resume, 1 Letter of Recommendation, 500 word writing sample, completed application

Notes & Website for additional information: Summer internship is paid. Link to online application: https://www.carper.senate.gov/public/_cache/files/8/c/8ca5c571-c756-4d38-8ea5-ccc99d8f4681/6DAAEA328791F826AA50F8CF994FE251.intern-application.pdf. Completed applications should be sent to the appropriate contact depending on which office you want to work in. There are opportunities in the fall and spring semester as well. Applications for internships during the semester are rolling.

Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester

Office: Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester

Name of Position: District Internship

Contact:

Krista Weed (302) 830-2330 Krista.weed@mail.house.gov     

or Tyrone Jones (302) 830-2330 Tyrone.Jones@mail.house.gov

Deadline to Apply: Accept applications on a rolling basis. Interviews for the summer district internship typically occur in early to mid may in person although the office may accommodate students over the phone if needed.

Materials Needed: Cover Letter, Resume, 3 References,

Notes & Website for additional information: Interns may be eligible to receive stipends. Internship opportunities are year round and applications for the fall and spring semesters are considered on a rolling basis. Completed applications may be sent to: LBR.internship@mail.house.gov. Website with more information: https://bluntrochester.house.gov/constituent-services/internships/.

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