The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), the nation's premier Hispanic educational and youth leadership development organization, launched a national campaign to recruit Hispanic students. For its nationally recognized leadership development programs and scholarships. Whether Students are college bound, undergraduate and graduate, students are encouraged to apply at: http://www.chci.org/. Applications for CHCI's Congressional Internship Program, Graduate & Young Professionals Fellowship Program, Public Policy Fellowship Program, and Scholarship Program are available. The Congressional Internship Program provides college students with Congressional work placements on Capitol Hill for a period of eight weeks from June to August, to learn first-hand about our nation's legislative processes. Interns are responsible for conducting extensive legislative research, monitoring day-to-day hearings, managing constituent communications and assisting with general office matters.
Interns are provided with housing, roundtrip transportation to and from Washington, D.C., and a $2,500 stipend. The Congressional Internship Program application deadline is January 9, 2009.