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 positions at an hourly wage of $12. 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 New Mexico offices. Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and the names of 3 references to: In the email subject line, please include your name and office location in which you would like to intern.

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

Fall Session
Deadline: June 30
Spring Session
Deadline: September 30
Summer Session
Deadline: February 28