Native American Congressional Internship
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Morris K Udall and Stewart L Udall Foundation
The Native American Congressional Internship offers a
summer internship for Native American and Alaska Native
students who wish to learn more about the federal
government and issues affecting Indian country.
Interns work in congressional and agency offices where
they have opportunities to research legislative issues
important to tribal communities, network with key public
officials and tribal advocacy groups, experience an
insider's view of the federal government, and enhance
their understanding of nation-building and tribal
The internship will take place from May 25 - July 30,
Applicants must be Native Americans or Alaska Natives who
are currently enrolled at or recent graduates of a two or
four-year accredited, nonprofit institution of higher
education in the U.S. Graduate and law students are also
eligible. Applicants must have completed at least two
years of undergraduate coursework.
Applicants must also demonstrate:
- Commitment to a career related to tribal public
policy or supporting tribal communities
- Leadership, public service, integrity, and consensus
- Knowledge and skills applicable to a federal agency
or congressional office
- Academic achievement
- An understanding of the Udall legacy, demonstrated
through the application essay
Amount of funding
The internship is fully funded. Interns receive housing,
a living allowance, transportation to and from
Washington, D.C., and an educational stipend of $1,200.
12 internships will be awarded.
Links to additional guidance and the
application form are available on the
Completed applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed
Udall Foundation Internship Program
130 S. Scott Avenue
Tucson, AZ, 85701
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