Senate Democratic Diversity Initiative Internship Opportunities

Throughout the year, various national organizations offer paid Hill internships to current, diverse college students and recent graduates. Below are links to organizations that offer such internship programs for talented young professionals and budding public servants. If you are eager to work on Capitol Hill, please use the contact information to learn more information about the organizations and the specifics of their internship and fellowship opportunities. 

Please contact us if you have any questions or if we can be of assistance in facilitating a conversation between you and any of these organizations. 

ORGANIZATIONCONTACT INFORMATIONTARGET
POPULATION
OPPORTUNITY
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute(202) 543-1771LatinoInternships: Summer and Fall 2018
Fellowship: August 2018 - May 2019
Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute(202) 544-8500Young adults who spent time in foster care systemInternship: Fall
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (202) 261-5080LatinoInternship: Spring, Summer, Fall 2018
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation(202) 263-2800African American or BlackInternship: Fall, Summer
Fellowship: 20 Months
Asian Pacific American Advocates(202) 223-5500Asian Pacific American Internship: Fall
Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies(202) 296-9200Asian Pacific AmericanInternship: Fall
Fellowship: 9 months to 1 year
Hindu American Foundation(202) 223-8222Hindu AmericanNot Listed
Native American Political Leadership(202) 994-8908Native AmericanNot Listed
National High School Equivalency Program (HEP)/College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) Association(202) 260-7496No particular demographic2018 dates not listed
Udall Foundation(520) 901-8565Native AmericanInternship: Summer 2018
The Washington Center(202) 238-7900No particular demographicInternship: Spring, Summer, Fall 2018
Minority Access Inc.(301) 779-7100African American or BlackInternship: Spring, Summer, Fall 2018
Broad Futures Carolyn Jepsen, Co-Founder, cjeppsen@broadfutures.org,
(202) 521-4304
People with learning disabilitiesInternship: Summer
(June 11, 9weeks)
Winter
(January, 12-14 weeks)

American Associationfor People with Disabilities 

(202) 521-4302
People with disabilities
Summer
Gallaudet University 
Karen Hook, (202) 651-5249Deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blindSummer