Sen. Tim Scott accepting applications for fall 2016 internships

Tim Scott
Nov. 5, 2015, photo, Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Washington, DC (WSPA)– South Carolina Senator Tim Scott is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, DC, North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for the fall of 2016.

The program is for undergraduate and graduate students with an interested in public service, government and press.

It’s unpaid, but can accommodate students’ schedules.

Washington, DC Office: In Washington, interns’ responsibilities vary and include answering phones, researching legislation, attending Congressional hearings and briefings, assisting with press tasks and assisting with constituent letters on issues.

South Carolina Offices – North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville: In the South Carolina Offices, interns will take an active role in the community, working on state-based projects of importance, while also answering phones, completing research and other projects, and being an integral part of day-to-day office functioning.

Internship hours generally run 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Interested South Carolina students should contact the internship coordinator at or (202) 224-6121.

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