Internship Program

Internship Program

Working in a Congressional Office can be an incredibly rewarding and exciting experience. An internship provides an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience, and observe first-hand how our government operates. Interns gain practical work experience where they receive mentoring and have a chance to cultivate a career in public service.
Internships in Senator Heinrich’s office are paid at an hourly wage of $15. The number of paid internships are limited, highly competitive, and awarded to graduate and college-level students.  Priority is given to applicants from New Mexico although all interested persons are encouraged to apply.  Unpaid internship placements are not possible. 
Internships are available in our Washington, D.C. office as well as our Albuquerque and Las Cruces offices. Applicants should submit PDFs of their resume, cover letter, and the names of 3 references to: In the subject line, please include your name, and the office location you would like to intern, as well as which term you are applying for.

All applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis; however, applications must be received by:

Fall Session Deadline: July 1st

Spring Session Deadline: October 15th

Summer Session Deadline: March 7th