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Native American Congressional Internship

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Morris K Udall and Stewart L Udall Foundation
Jan 31, 2020

Jason Curley


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 self-governance.

The internship will take place from May 27 - August 1, 2020.


Applicants must be Native Americans or Alaska Natives who:

  • Are college juniors or seniors, recent graduates from 2 or 4-year colleges, graduate students, or law students
  • Have demonstrated an interest in fields related to tribal public policy, such as tribal governance, tribal law, Native American education, Native American health, Native American justice, natural resource protection, cultural preservation and revitalization, and Native American economic development
Geographic coverage
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.

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the application form are available on the program website.

Completed applications should be emailed to or mailed to:

Udall Foundation Internship Program
130 S. Scott Avenue
Tucson, AZ, 85701

Internship applications must be postmarked by January 31, 2020. Letters of recommendation, transcripts, and supporting documents must be received by February 10, 2020.

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