U.S. REPRESENTATIVE ALEXANDRIA OCASCIO-CORTEZ

Office Intern Description

"District Office Interns are compensated at a rate of $15/hour, unless sponsored by an outside organization also compensating at a rate of $15/hour. Interns are able to work on either a part-time or full-time basis. 

Intern responsibilities may include:

  • Answering phones

  • Sorting mail

  • Researching legislation

  • Attending briefings and hearings

  • Assisting staff with public events

  • Assisting with constituent casework

  • Administrative work as assigned

Additionally, interns will have the opportunity to specialize in either legislative or communications related assignments depending on their interests. Interns will work with staff to serve the constituents of New York’s 14th Congressional district. Our goal is to provide each intern with a meaningful experience that will enhance their understanding of Congress. The Congresswoman’s office is looking to hire hard working, passionate individuals who share her commitment to creating a just society for all. To be considered for an internship, please complete the application linked below."

Campaign Volunteer Description

This exact position did not provide details as to job requirements, but the following are common activities of campaign volunteers:

  • Phone-banking

  • Canvassing

  • Attending community events

  • Registering voters

  • Data entry

  • Corresponding with constituents and donors

  • General support of office staff and candidate

*All information taken from Representative Alexandria Ocasico-Cortez's official and campaign website