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Political Science and International Relations


Internship with Senator Feinstein's Office


Position Information:

Employer: U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein
Title: Intern with Senator Feinstein's Office
Description: If you are interested in public service and federal government, we encourage you to apply for an internship with Senator Dianne Feinstein’s San Diego district office. Internships are available now for the Fall Session.
Intern duties may include:
  • Drafting constituent letters
  • Conducting research
  • Attending community meetings
  • Helping the staff with advance work for the senator’s visits to the state
  • Opening and sorting mail
Scheduling is flexible, however a 16-week commitment is required, working a minimum of 12-15 hours a week.
This is a great opportunity to become involved in the American political system and gain firsthand experience with the daily activities of the United States Senate. Class credit is available, but enrollment in a formal internship program is not a requisite. You must inquire about the specifics of class credit with your department.


For many citizens, contact with Senator Feinstein's office is their only experience with an elected representative. Therefore, we need polite and friendly students with some familiarity with the American political system and current events. Additionally, strong writing and communication skills are a plus.
  • Position Type: part-time, internship
  • Desired Class Level(s): freshman/first year, sophomore, junior, senior, masters
  • Salary Level: unpaid
  • Approximate Hours Per Week: 12-15

How To Apply

All interested individuals should email a cover letter, resume and writing sample to 
Requested Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
Applications accepted via email
Applications accepted until September 24, 2011
Default email For resumes:
ContactSusan Szakonyi | | 619-260-6870
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