Native American Congressional Internship


Sponsor

The Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation

Title

NATIVE AMERICAN
CONGRESSIONAL INTERNSHIP

Contact

The Udall Foundation Internship Program
Jane Curlin
130 South Scott Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701

phone: 520.901.8561     fax: 520.901.8570
e-mail: curlin@udall.gov
url: www.udall.gov

Availability

12 candidates selected. Summer, 10 weeks.

Eligibility

Enrolled member of federally-recognized and state-recognized tribes; college/university Junior or Senior, Graduate or Law student, or Student graduating from a Tribal College; Minimum 3.0 GPA; Interest in tribal government and policy; self-motivated; commitment to learning about federal government.

Information

An intensive internship in Washington, D.C., where Interns will work full-time in a congressional or agency office to gain firsthand knowledge of the government processes; practical experiences in the legislative process, congressional matters, and governmental proceedings. Must submit a Legislative Research Report and Program Evaluation upon completion. Application available on website.

Benefits/Award

$1,200 stipend upon completion of internship; Airfare to and from Washington, D.C.; dormitory lodging at a local university, daily allowance for meals, transportation, and incidentals.

Deadline

January 31, 2014

Required Documentation

Completed Internship Application Form; Five Short Answers and an 800 Word Essay; College Transcripts; Professional Resume (2 copies); Three Independent Evaluations with Recommendation Letters.


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