“The internship programs are a wonderful way to get to know Washington, D.C. and the inner workings of our government. I encourage students interested in politics and government to take advantage of this program. Some of my own employees have been hired as a result of successful experiences as interns. I applaud ISU for promoting and supporting the internship program.”
Repesentative Timothy Johnson
"Interning in Congressional office is a valuable learning experience forcollege students. You will learn about the legislative process, District-based projects, public policy and the many other functions of my office."
Representative Aaron Schock
“Interning is a valuable way to gain practical experience that will last a lifetime. Congressional internships provide our students a first hand, close up view of how government works and how members of Congress serve their constituents. I encourage all students, and especially constituents of the 11th Congressional District, to apply.”
Former Congresswoman Debbie Halvorson
"Everything from business to science, and of course politics, meets on Capitol Hill. It introduces you to people and expierences you can't find anywhere else."
Capitol Hill Staffer and Illinois State Alum
"During my time in D.C. I have learned how the leglislative branch works and throughly enjoyed working in a Congressional office."
Former Illinois State University Student and Washington D.C. Intern