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internship program

Intern in Washington, D.C.

Interning in Senator Heinrich’s Washington, D.C., office, you will learn about the legislative, press, and operations process of a U.S. Senate office. This internship is geared toward students with an appetite for policy work, media relations, and scheduling and administrative work.

Washington, DC, internships are available for college and graduate students. Preference will be given to students from New Mexico, but all are encouraged to apply.

This internship is an excellent opportunity to see how a Senate office functions and learn how to navigate the Senate as an institution. Applicants must thrive on organization, have keen attention to detail, be relentlessly adaptable, and deliver on multiple urgent deadlines simultaneously.

Intern in New Mexico

New Mexico internships are available for college and graduate students in Senator Heinrich’s Albuquerque and Las Cruces offices.

Interns in New Mexico assist the Senator’s state staff with a variety of duties, including community outreach, correspondence, monitoring news outlets for daily developments, assisting with event staffing, and assigned special projects. Applicants should possess poise and professional behavior, and demonstrate an interest in government service and assisting the people of New Mexico.

Application Process

To apply for Senator Heinrich's Internship Program, fill out the form below:

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

  • Summer Session Deadline: March 15th

Please Note: Interns are paid at an hourly rate of $18, unless they are part of an outside internship program in which they are paid, or earn course credit. The number of paid internships are limited and highly competitive. Priority is given to applicants from New Mexico.