Native American Congressional Internship

About the Internship - Summer in Washington D.C.

What is it like to live and work for ten weeks in Washington, D.C.?

What You’ll Do

  • Full-time work in a federal agency or congressional office.
  • Broaden your knowledge of the laws and policies that affect tribal communities.
  • Meet with elected officials, staff at American Indian advocacy and public interest organizations, and American Indian professionals in Washington, D.C..
  • Get to know your fellow Udall Interns and extend your network while exploring our nation’s capital.

Where You’ll Live

  • The Washington, D.C. metro area, within commuting distance of Capitol Hill.
  • Suite arrangements: private bedrooms, shared bathrooms and common space.
  • Access to the metro, stores, and restaurants.

What You’ll Learn

  • How federal Indian policy is made and implemented.
  • How the business of governing is done through the office of a Representative, Senator, or federal agency.
  • How other Native nations address self-governance and development.