Internships with the Office of Congressman Joaquin Castro

Looking for Congressional internships? Here is a great opportunity to work with the Office of Congressman Joaquin Castro!

Internship opportunities are available throughout the fall, spring or summer semester for graduate and undergraduate students. Students gain invaluable work experience and understanding of the functionality of a congressional office. Interns are expected to work between 20 and 40 hours a week during an 8 to 12 week internship period. Work hours are flexible to accommodate students’ course schedules but are generally 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Washington, D.C.
In Washington, D.C., our interns are responsible for assisting Congressman Castro and staff with a variety of tasks. Interns are responsible for answering phones, researching legislation, attending hearings and briefings, and responding to constituent letters on the various issues that come before the House. As a result, our interns have a firsthand look at the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office. Press and congressional internships are available.

San Antonio, TX
Interns in our San Antonio office will be asked to do many things, including day-to-day office work such as answering phones, writing letters and assisting with research, as well as assisting with constituent casework and handling district-based projects of importance. Working in our San Antonio office allows interns the opportunity to work directly with our constituents in the community.

Application Procedures:

Please visit to download an application.
To apply, submit a completed application, cover letter, and resume to

Winter/Spring Program: Applications must be received by December 4.
Summer Program: Applications must be received by April 1.
Fall Program: Applications must be received by August 1.

If you have any questions, please contact the Washington, D.C. Office at (202) 225-3236 or the

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