Native American Congressional Internship

About the Internship

The Internship Program identifies future leaders in Indian Country and places them in Congressional and Federal agency offices in Washington, D.C. to learn firsthand how the Federal Government works with and impacts Tribes and Tribal communities. The Internship provides professional development for up to 12 deserving and qualified students annually, connecting them to a network of leaders and policymakers in Indian affairs.

Program Dates: May 29 - August 3

What It Is

  • A community of 12 Native American and Alaska Native college, graduate, and law students who live and work in Washington, D.C., during the summer;
  • Access to a network of Native professionals and alumni who work on behalf of Tribal Nations; and
  • An Internship award stipend to cover the cost of transportation to and from Washington, D.C., housing and per diem during the program period, and educational and miscellaneous expenses.

Federal agencies, Senate and House offices that would like to host a Udall Intern should contact Alicia Harris, (520) 901-8524.