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Internships

Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick represents the Eighth Congressional District of Pennsylvania in the United States House of Representatives. A former Federal Bureau of Investigation Supervisory Special Agent and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, Fitzpatrick's committee assignments include:

Homeland Security 

  • Cybersecurity and Intelligence Subcommittee
  • Transportation and Protective Security Subcommittee

Foreign Affairs 

  • Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee
  • Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats Subcommittee

Small Business 

  • Health and Technology Subcommittee
  • Economic Growth, Capital Access, and Tax Subcommittee

An internship with Congressman Fitzpatrick’s office provides the opportunity to learn the skills needed to succeed on Capitol Hill and public service. Congressional interns are responsible for heading our constituent relations efforts and assisting our legislative and communications teams. Work on our communications team involves inputting and tracking constituent correspondence, and drafting responses. Interns can expect to assist our Legislative team and complete substantive work on a range of policy issues. Interns will have the opportunity to research, write, and deliver a policy briefing to the Congressman on a current issue of their choosing.

If you are interested in applying, please contact:

Congressman Fitzpatrick Internship Application

Personal Information:

Name: _____________________________________________________

Date of Birth: ________________ SS#: ______________________

 

Permanent Address:

Street: ________________________________ Street: _______________________________

City, State, Zip: ________________________ City, State, Zip: ________________________

Phone: _______________________________ Phone: _______________________________

Email Address: ________________________________________

Hometown Newspaper: __________________________________

Parents’ Names: ________________________________________

 

School Information:

College: _____________________________ Year: ___________

Major: _______________________________ Cumulative GPA: ________

High School: ___________________________________

High School Address: ______________________________________

 

Session Preference:

___ Fall

___ Spring

___ Summer

 

Internship Office Preference:

___ Washington, D.C.

___ Langhorne District Office

 

Essay Section:

Please answer the following questions in short essay form on a maximum of two separate pieces of paper. There are no "right or wrong" answers. Your responses will enable us to maximize your internship experience. Please type your answers.

1) Why do you want to intern with Congressman Fitzpatrick, and what do you hope to achieve?

2) What political figure in U.S. history do you admire and why?

3) What should the role of the federal government be in American society?

4) In general, what federal government issues interest you most?

5) What are your career plans following graduation?

 

Please submit your complete application (with resume, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation) to:

The office of Congressman BrianFitzpatrick works hard to ensure that all interns maximize their opportunities. We recommend you contact your school counselor to see about the opportunity of receiving course credit and financial assistance in exchange for your internship.

Application Check List:

Personal Information & Address

 

School Information

 

Session Preference

 

Office Preference

 

Essay Section

 

Cover Letter

 

Resume

 

Two Letters of Recommendation