WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) announced that her office is seeking Iowa college students and recent graduates for internship opportunities in her Washington, D.C. and Iowa offices for the spring 2017 semester.

“An internship in our Iowa or Washington, D.C. offices is a great opportunity to get firsthand experience in public policy, communications, and constituent services,” said Senator Ernst. “I encourage young Iowans who are interested in serving the great State of Iowa to consider applying for our spring internship program.”

Interns will have the opportunity to experience a wide-range of responsibilities. In the Iowa offices, interns will assist constituents and attend local events. In the Washington, D.C. office, interns will learn about the legislative process, give tours of the U.S. Capitol and help with constituent services.

Internship applications are available here.  Applications for fall and spring semester internships are reviewed on a rolling basis and can be submitted to Ernst_Internships@Ernst.Senate.Gov. For student/parent questions, please contact Tyler Brown at Tyler_Brown@Ernst.Senate.Gov. All media inquiries should be directed to Press@Ernst.Senate.Gov.

Senator Ernst was elected as the first woman to serve in federal elected office from the State of Iowa and also became the first female combat veteran elected to serve in the United States Senate. In Washington, Senator Ernst serves on four Senate committees: Armed Services; Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry; Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs; and Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

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