Jim Costa Washington. D.C. Legislative Intern Scholar Program

Congressman Jim Costa offers internships to qualified current college students who are interested in gaining hands-on experience in a congressional office. Prestigious full-time summer internships are offered in Congressman Costa’s legislative office in Washington, D.C.

These internships allow students to actively observe the legislative process while participating in the administrative operations of a congressional office. Intern responsibilities include attending hearings, researching legislative issues, responding to constituent inquiries, processing tour and flag requests, opening and routing incoming mail, giving tours of the Capitol, and performing general office duties.

Terms and dates of internships over the summer are flexible to accommodate course credit requirements and quarter and semester students.

2019- 2020 Program Deadlines

  • Summer 2020 Jim Costa Washington. D.C.  and Bob Beverly Sacramento Legislative Intern Scholar Programs – Friday, December 6th, 2019


  • Must have a 3.0 overall GPA or higher;
  • Must be at least a Junior in standing (60 units completed) OR
  • Must be a Graduate student in standing during the semester of the internship.

Apply Now or download the Application Form 2019-2020