The Internship program provides Udall Interns with:
- Hands-on practical experience in congressional and agency office placements;
Opportunities to network with policy-makers, agency officials, and national tribal
- Enhanced understanding of tribal self-governance and nation-building efforts;
Opportunities to learn about and research legislative issues important to
The Udall Foundation provides Interns with:
- Placement in a Congressional office, committee or federal agency in Washington, D.C.;
- Two-day Orientation to introduce Interns to Washington, D.C., and the Internship Program;
- Meetings with distinguished members of Congress, directors and staff of federal agencies, and Native American professionals;
- A one-day nation-building seminar with the Native Nations Institute;
- Specially arranged tours of federal buildings and national museums;
- Apartment-style living with on-site coordinator;
- Roundtrip airfare to and from Washington, D.C., and a daily allowance for meals, transportation and incidentals;
- A $1,200 educational stipend upon completion of the internship.
*Please note that lodging can be provided only for Interns, not additional family members.
Besides the enrichment activities with key elected officials, administrative offices and Native American policy champions,
I have met the most influential and creative young minds in Indian Country, my fellow Udall Interns. There is much work to
be done in Indian Country and I am proud to have met our future leaders who will make it happen.
Navajo Nation, 2006 Intern