Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee
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Want to gain valuable work experience and learn about important issues? Check out my intern program for opportunities available in Nashville and Washington, D.C.

Internships are highly competitive. Work is rigorous – and fun – and includes daily reading assignments and writing. Applicants are judged by a panel and chosen based on academic performance and writing samples.

Who's Eligible? All college/graduate school students and recent grads.

How do I apply
Complete an application and submit along with a cover letter, resume and two letters of recommendation by the deadline to the intern coordinators. You can complete an application below.

Session 2018 (January-May): December 8, 2017
Summer Session 2018 (May-August): March 16, 2018
Fall Session 2018  (August-December): July 20, 2018

Questions? E-mail one of our intern coordinators if you have any questions.
Kathy Floyd-Buggs (Nashville)
Ella Mathews (Washington, D.C.)

Complete an Application:

Congressional Internship Form