The Washington, DC internship program matches interns' interests to South Dakota and federal issues and provides a "hands-on" opportunity to experience a wide-range of office duties. Interns may attend hearings, research issues for projects, and work with the office administrative staff.�Students may also apply to intern in the press shop for Johnson.�Press interns work on tracking media coverage, organizing clips, writing releases, and other various press shop activities, as needed.�
"This is an excellent opportunity for college students to experience the United States Senate, Capitol Hill and Washington, DC," Johnson said.�"An internship in my Washington, DC office will provide students with a chance to serve South Dakota and gain first-hand knowledge of the federal government."
Johnson is a member of the following committees: Appropriations; Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs; Budget; Energy and Natural Resources; Ethics; and Indian Affairs. In addition to these committees, Johnson also is involved in issue areas that include economic development, health care, housing, and education.
College sophomores, juniors and seniors are encouraged to apply for Johnson's fall internship program. College credits or a stipend are available. To apply for a Washington, DC internship, interested students should submit a cover letter, resum�, references, and a writing sample to Senator Tim Johnson, ATTN: Megan Colon, Intern Coordinator, or Megan Smith, Deputy Communications Director, 136 Hart SOB, Washington, DC 20510;�or fax to 202-228-5765; or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.