An internship in Senator Ben Cardin's office provides an exciting educational and a behind-the-scenes look at the federal legislative process. Interns will provide basic assistance to the staff by sorting office mail, researching and summarizing proposed legislation, attending hearings and briefings, and drafting constituent correspondence. The selection process is highly competitive. 

Fall and Spring applicants are required to work at least 16 hours per week. Summer internships are full-time positions lasting approximately six (6) weeks. All interested applicants should apply online. You must create an account to access the application. 

Senator Cardin's Office strives to pay interns who meet the following requirements,

up to $15 per hour: 

   ο must be a United States citizen and a Maryland resident or student at a Maryland school

      ο enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program, or scheduled to graduate immediately prior to the internship

          ο must not receive any other compensation for the internship

         ο able to meet the minimum work hours noted above


Application deadlines are as follows:
Summer: March 15
Fall Semester: July 15
     Spring Semester: November 15