Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Office of Communications Internships

OCOM strives to make its internship a positive learning experience tailored to the needs or interests of each individual intern. Duties may include the following:
• Reviewing incoming and drafting responses to citizen mail.
• Monitoring and reporting on Congressional hearings, bill mark-ups, news briefings, or other events
of interest to OJP.
• Performing legislative and other research.
• Assisting in preparing briefing books and special reports.
• Assisting in analyzing pending legislation.
• Assisting in Congressional notification of grants or other routine administrative duties as needed.

Application Deadlines
Applications must be submitted at least 6 weeks prior to the desired start date to accommodate the required security investigation and FBI fingerprint check. The deadlines for applications are:
• Summer semester - March 15
• Fall semester - July 1
• Spring semester - November 15

Because of the competitive nature of the application process, students are encouraged to apply several weeks before these deadlines.

To Apply
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. To apply, send a cover letter explaining why you are interested in the internship and when you will be available, along with your resume and your current college transcript. Send applications to:

Deborah Sheetz
Intern Coordinator, Office of Communications
Office of Justice Programs
810 Seventh Street, NW
Washington, DC 20531
Phone: 202-514-9338
Fax: 202-514-5958

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