Internships

State Offices

We are no longer applications for our Summer 2020 Michigan internship program. Information regarding the Fall 2020 internship program will be available in the coming weeks. A location of our state offices can be found here: https://www.peters.senate.gov/contact/office-locations

Interns in the state offices are primarily be responsible for: greeting constituents, answering phones, drafting constituent correspondence, data entry, and interacting with our outreach team. Our Detroit office is the main casework hub for the State of Michigan. Interns in the Detroit office are additionally responsible for helping with case intake.


Washington, D.C. Office

We are no longer applications for our Summer 2020 Michigan internship program. Information regarding the Fall 2020 internship program will be available in the coming weeks.

Interns in the Washington, D.C. office will attend briefings and hearings, draft constituent correspondence and conduct tours of the U.S. Capitol building. Interns will also perform data entry and general office duties.


Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Office of Ranking Member Senator Gary Peters, is no longer accepting applications for its Summer 2020 Intern program. Information regarding the Fall 2020 internship program will be available in the coming weeks.

Committee interns will support the professional staff with research, drafting memoranda and hearing preparation. Interns will also assist in various administrative tasks including answering phone calls and scheduling meetings.

 

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs - Law Clerks

The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Office of Ranking Member Senator Gary Peters, is no longer accepting applications for its Summer 2020 Law Clerk program. Information regarding the Fall 2020 program will be available in the coming weeks.

The law clerk program will offer students the opportunity to gain substantive legal experience while participating in the oversight, investigations, and legislative processes. Law Clerks will assist Committee staff in conducting policy and legal research, reviewing documents, preparing for hearings and markups, and drafting letters, memoranda, and other written products. Applicants must be current law students with a demonstrated interest in public service and the legislative process. Qualified candidates will possess strong writing skills, be able to excel in a fast-paced environment, and have a basic understanding of the legislative process. Law Clerks will work under the direction of Committee staff.

Law Clerks will:

  • Participate in Congressional oversight and investigations
  • Conduct research on topics within the Committee’s jurisdiction
  • Provide technical and legal analysis of pending legislation
  • Assist with hearing preparation, including drafting witness letters, witness lists, materials for briefing books for the Member, and pre- and post-hearing questions