Front view of The United States Capitol Building.

Hillsdale in D.C. offers full-time, paid internships to current students of other undergraduate institutions.

Interns for Hillsdale in D.C. assist in the pursuit of the College’s mission in the nation’s capital: to teach the Constitution, the debate that brought it to life, and the principles that give it meaning. They gain valuable work experience and develop professional skills by assisting other staff with research, events, administration, and special projects.

Interns also participate in various educational opportunities, including, but not limited to, lectures and events with visiting scholars and congressional members, meetings with Supreme Court justices and other leaders on Capitol Hill, and tours of Mount Vernon and various Civil War battlefields. Interested applicants can learn more about Hillsdale in D.C. in this one-minute video, or view footage from some of our recent events.

Interns with experience and interest in one or more of the following areas are sought:

  • Strategic Organization
  • Constituent Relations
  • Event Planning
  • Research
  • Tours
  • Photography
  • Database Maintenance
  • Administration

How to Apply

To apply for an internship, please email the following materials to [email protected].  Internship dates are flexible, and applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Names and emails for three references: one academic and two professional
  • Academic writing sample less than three pages in length
  • Dates of availability