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Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life

*NEW* Office of Senator Jeanne Shaheen's Intern

This fellowship is available for U.S. Citizens, NH residents are preferred

Office of Senator Jeanne Shaheen

The first woman in U.S. history to be elected both a Governor and a United States Senator, Jeanne Shaheen has been committed to serving the citizens of New Hampshire and is known for her common-sense leadership, hard work and dedication to improving the lives of the middle class. She has served in the United States Senate since 2009 and is a member of the Senate Committees on Armed Services, Foreign Relations, Appropriations, and Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Fellowship Description

Internships in Washington, D.C. provide the opportunity to see first-hand how a Senate office functions. Interns in the Washington, D.C. office will take part in a wide variety of activities in the legislative, administrative and communications departments, and all participants are encouraged to take advantage of the many resources available to Senate staff, such as committee hearings, briefings and lectures. Interns will also assist with administrative duties, including staffing the front desk and giving tours of the U.S. Capitol. While there is no average day in the Senate, you can get a better idea of how interns in Senator Shaheen's Washington office spend their days by reading "INTERN CORNER," a special section on Facebook.

Typical Hours


Work Environment

The fellow's work will take place in a traditional office setting at a desk. The fellow will work with other interns and legislative staff

Specific Skills Required

Candidates must have strong oral and written communication skills and be comfortable assisting constituents.

Specific Experience Required

NH resident applicants are preferredĀ 

Skills and Experience the Fellow Will Gain

Internships in Washington, D.C. provide the opportunity to see first-hand how a Senate office functions. Fellows will have the opportunity to attend briefings, meetings, classes, and networking opportunities.


Zile Jones is the staff assistant. Zile coordinates interns and assists the Chief of Staff.

Applications for this Placement Are Open!

The applications for this placement are now closed. If you have any questions, email