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Internship in the Office of Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand


U.S. Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand seeks current students and recent graduates (undergraduate, graduate, or law students) for internships in her New York City office. Positions are available in multiple departments including Constituent Affairs, Community Outreach, Operations and Press.  Each role provides a unique opportunity to gain insight into the federal government’s interaction with constituents, local government officials, businesses, and community organizations. Intern tasks include assisting U.S. Senate staff with casework in immigration, healthcare, veteran’s affairs, banking/housing, and consumer protection. Additionally, they may also assist in researching news and policy issues of concern to New Yorkers and preparing the Senator’s announcements and press events.

The internship program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders and prepare them for future public service opportunities in government or in any profession.

Positions are open throughout the year for students and recent graduates. Current students may apply for course credit and assume part-time schedules during the academic year.   Summer positions are full-time. The deadline for Summer applications is March 23, 2012.  The application can be found attached or on Senator Gillibrand's website at Applicants should direct all inquiries and send applications to


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