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Udall Foundation Native American Congressional Internship

Udall Foundation would like to offer you an incredible Native American Congressional Internship program which is a fully-funded program and based in Washington, D.C. This internship will run for 10 weeks

The program will provide American Indian and Alaska Native students with the chance to gain practical experience with the federal legislative process in order to understand first-hand the government-to-government relationship between Tribes and the federal government.

The perks of this internship are housing, a living allowance, transportation to and from Washington, D.C., and an educational stipend of $1,200. 12 college, graduate, and law students from 10 tribes and 10 universities will be selected as 2020 Udall Interns.

Internship Location:

Washington, D.C. is the main work location.

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Internship Duration:

The internship has 10 weeks duration

Internship Benefits:

Participants will be awarded housing, a living allowance, transportation to and from Washington, D.C., and an educational stipend of $1,200.

Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligible to work as a Udall Foundation Intern, you need to meet all the given eligibility criteria.

  • Enrolled students or recent graduates of a two or four-year accredited, non-profit institution of higher education in the United States.
  • Graduate and law students.
  • Applicants must have completed at least two years of undergraduate coursework.
  • A permanent U.S. resident who is a member of the First Nations of Canada.
  • An Eskimo, Aleut, or other Alaska Native.
  • An enrolled member of a state or federally recognized Indian tribe or band, including any tribe or band terminated since 1940.

Eligible Country:

United States

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How to Apply:

Applicants will have to fill an application form that must be included following documents

  • Signed application form (final page)
  • Copy of tribal enrollment card or tribal verification documents (see the FAQs for more information)
  • Proof of U.S. permanent residency (for First Nations of Canada members only)
  • Three reference letters (may be mailed separately from the application)
  • Completed short answers (items 1-7)
  • Résumé (item 8)
  • Essay, signed and dated (item 9)
  • Current, official transcript(may be mailed separately)
  • Other transcripts from colleges or universities attended for credit within the past 6 years (maybe mailed separately)

Application with all required material must be emailed to Jason Curley, Education Program Manager, at curley@udall.gov.

Application Deadline:

Udall Internship applications must be submitted by January 31, 2020.

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