WASHINGTON, D.C. INTERNSHIP
In the Washington, DC office, internships run throughout the fall, spring, or summer semesters for college students. 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 be 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
A press internship with Congressman Fallon is a perfect opportunity for college students and recent graduates who have in-depth experience operating social media accounts as well as a firm understanding of the national issues of the day that are driving the conversation on Capitol Hill and in the media. This is a great internship for those with a strong background in writing and who are detail oriented.
Press internship responsibilities vary, but are focused on supporting the office communications team in a fast paced environment with hard deadlines. The intern can expect to:
Assist the communications director with drafting copy for social media posts (Twitter, Facebook and Instagram) both as part of long-running issue campaigns and on an as needed basis
Compile and maintain lists of influencers and reporters
Use branded design templates to create rapid response graphics
Record TV and radio hits and compile press clips
In addition to these responsibilities, the intern will assist the office with answering phones, leading Capitol tours and various other office tasks. Please specify in your cover letter if you are applying for a press internship with Rep. Fallon.
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