Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi

Representing the 12th District of California

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Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi's internship program offers college students and recent college graduates a unique opportunity to learn about the functions of the U.S. House of Representatives, as well as the Congresswoman's work as the representative of the City of San Francisco (12th Congressional District, California) and her role as the Democratic Leader.

An internship with Congresswoman Pelosi presents a variety of opportunities to participate in the daily operations of a Congressional office, either in Washington D.C or in San Francisco. Preference will be given to residents of San Francisco.

General intern responsibilities include:

  • Answering telephones
  • Data entry
  • Responding to constituent requests
  • Assisting with special projects, including legislative research
  • Assisting with constituent casework
  • Other miscellaneous tasks, as required

In the busy atmosphere of a Congressional office, it is important that interns conduct themselves in a mature, professional manner; are well-organized and able to take initiative, follow instructions, perform well under pressure; and work as an integral part of a team.

Skills required include:

  • Effective and professional phone manner
  • Computer experience
  • Good typing ability
  • Punctuality
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to complete tasks efficiently and thoroughly


This internship is unpaid. Congresswoman Pelosi supports students requesting credit for their internship through their school or university. The deadlines for each internship sessions are as follows: Fall: August 5th, Spring: December 2nd, Summer: April 1st. Preference will be given to residents of the 12th District of California. Please keep in mind that summer is a popular time for internships, and there is a limit to the number of interns that may work in the office at any given time.

If you would like to apply for our internship program please fill out thiform. If you have any questions regarding the application, you can call Alex Lazar or Tina Rubio in Congresswoman Pelosi’s San Francisco Office at (415) 556-4862.

Internship Application Form: San Francisco

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