Internships

This is a paid* opportunity designed for the professional development of recent graduates of and students currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program. Qualified applicants should possess a professional and courteous demeanor, outstanding interpersonal communication skills, the ability to multi-task, excellent attention to detail, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, interest in the government process, and an awareness of community and cultural issues. Fall internships will be conducted in-person out of our D.C. office.

Legislative Internships

Legislative interns are provided the opportunity to observe Senate office operations, engage with constituents, interact with the federal legislative process, and develop research skills related to public policy. Duties may include, but are not limited to, assisting with administrative tasks, processing mail, conducting legislative research, writing memos for staff, drafting constituent correspondence, and attending online policy panels.

Preference will be given to applicants with strong ties to the State of Hawaii. Late applications may be considered if positions have not been filled.

See below for the internship application timeline.

SessionApplication OpensDeadline

Spring 2022 - (January- May)

October 4, 2021

November 7, 2021 11:59 pm EST
     
     

*My office may provide paid internships for eligible interns. Eligibility is determined by a factor of items, including number of hours worked and whether a college credit is being obtained. Please contact internships@hirono.senate.gov for more information.

DC Office Application