U.S. Representative

Dennis A. Ross

Proudly Serving Florida's 15th Congressional District



Thank you for your interest in interning for Congressman Ross!

Internships can be a great opportunity to learn the legislative process, experience life in Washington, D.C., and see how your government operates up close and personal.

Representative Dennis A. Ross (R-FL-15) has openings for college students to participate in unpaid internships in his Washington, D.C., office. Successful candidates must have excellent organizational, personal, writing and communication skills. Florida ties are a plus, but are not required. Preference is given to applicants from Florida's 15th Congressional District. 

Responsibilities include greeting visitors, conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol, filling flag requests, answering telephones, sorting mail, and other general office duties.  

Internships are offered three times per year: 

Spring:  January – April
Summer:  May – August
Fall:  August – December

Prior to your acceptance into the internship program, our office must confirm your social media accounts are appropriate and professional. Please provide your social media sites on the internship application. 

If you are interested in interning in our D.C. office, please download the following application and email it along with your resume, a writing sample, and a letter of recommendation to:

Hunter Ragsdale
Intern Coordinator

All applications MUST be submitted by the individual seeking an internship. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Download the application here.

Washington Intern Foundation Summer Internship Housing Sources

American University
Office of Summer Housing
Rockwood Building
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016-8016
Phone: 202-885-3370
Fax: 202-885-1154
$400 deposit;
Single occupant room: $242 per person per week
Double occupant room: $198 per person per week
Triple occupant room $170 per person per week
Quoted prices are subject to change and do not include 14.5% DC sales and occupancy tax.

Boston University Washington Center
2807 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 112
Washington, DC 20018
P: 202-756-7802
F: 202-756-7854
One block from Woodley Park/Zoo Metro Station.
Call for current rates.

Catholic University of America
Summer Programs
Cardinal Station
106 St. Bonaventure Hall
620 Michigan Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20064
P: 202-319-5277
F: 202-756-6262
Available 5/24- 8/2; 1-week minimum stay
Call for current rates.

Georgetown University
Office of Summer Housing
103 Harbin Hall Box 571117
Georgetown University
Washington, DC 20057-1117
P: 202-687-4560
F: 202-687-4590
Available 6/2 - 8/4; 3-week minimum stay
Call for current rates.

George Washington University
Summer Housing Services
2020 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Box 327
Washington, DC 20006
P: 202-994-9193
F: 202-994-0353
Available 5/26 - 8/4; 4-week minimum stay
Contact for current rates.

Thompson-Markward Hall
235 2nd Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
P: 202-546-3255
Rolling availability; 2-week minimum stay; dorm-like rooms for women
18-34 only
Contact for current rates.

Trinity College
Conferencing Office
125 Michigan Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20017
P: 202-884-9136
Contact for current rates.

Washington Intern Student Housing
305 Massachusetts Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002
P: 202-548-2720
F: 202-548-2435
Year-round availability; semester rentals (June-August; September-December; January-May) with some flexibility
Contact for current rates.