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. 

Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (202) 543-1771 Latino Internships: Summer and Fall 2018
Fellowship: August 2018 - May 2019
Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (202) 544-8500 Young adults who spent time in foster care system Internship: Fall
Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (202) 261-5080 Latino Internship: Spring, Summer, Fall 2018
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (202) 263-2800 African American or Black Internship: Fall, Summer
Fellowship: 20 Months
Asian Pacific American Advocates (202) 223-5500 Asian Pacific American Internship: Fall
Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (202) 296-9200 Asian Pacific American Internship: Fall
Fellowship: 9 months to 1 year
Hindu American Foundation (202) 223-8222 Hindu American Not Listed
Native American Political Leadership (202) 994-2526 Native American Not Listed
National High School Equivalency Program (HEP)/College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) Association (202) 260-7496 No particular demographic 2018 dates not listed
Udall Foundation (520) 901-8565 Native American Internship: Summer 2018
The Washington Center (202) 238-7900 No particular demographic Internship: Spring, Summer, Fall 2018
Minority Access Inc. (301) 779-7100 African American or Black Internship: Spring, Summer, Fall 2018
Broad Futures  Carolyn Jepsen, Co-Founder,,
(202) 521-4304
People with learning disabilities Internship: Summer
(June 11, 9weeks)
(January, 12-14 weeks)

American Associationfor People with Disabilities 

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