Rep. Grijalva's office accepting applications for fall internshi - Tucson News Now

Rep. Grijalva's office accepting applications for fall internships

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - Looking for an internship this fall? Representative Raul Grijalva's office is accepting applications for both his Washington D.C. and Southern Arizona district offices, according to a recent news release.

Applications will be accepted through August 8. Scholarships will be available for U of A students via the Federal Relations DC Intern Scholarship, it offers $500 per month for living expenses and a tuition award.  To apply contact the University of Arizona Office of Federal Relations at (520) 621-3108 or email Shanley@email.arizona.edu.

Interns in Washington D.C. will work 'closely with legislative and media staff, answer office phones, distribute mail and communicate with constituents.  Preference is given to students and individuals from Arizona's Third District, although all qualified applicants are considered.  Internships other than those on scholarship are unpaid and are responsible for own transportation and lodging. 

Anyone interested in a Washington D.C. internship should submit a cover letter, resume and a one page writing sample to Cristina Villa, internship coordinator at Cristina.Villa@mail.house.gov.

Those interested in a Tucson internship at the Tucson, Somerton or Avondale office should submit the following an application form, cover letter, resume and a short writing sample to:  

Tucson District office Alexandra Martinez at Alexandra.Martinez@mail.house.gov; Somerton District office Martha Garcia at Martha.Garcia@mail.house.gov; Avondale District office Tyler Busher at Tyler.Busher@mail.house.gov.

Interns at the Tucson District offices will help staff provide constituent services to residents of the Third Congressional District, in addition to administrative tasks and other special projects for public outreach, events and other various need of the office.  Tucson internships are available at the beginning of each semester.  There is no set deadline, but early submissions may be given priority. 

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