To the Interns:
Welcome to Capitol Hill. Now here's how to hit the ground running.
For many of you, this may be your first professional experience, and it's likely a combination of hard work, enthusiasm and resilience has helped you land in one of the greatest places — ever — to hold an internship. Hill Navigator has personally worked with some outstanding Capitol Hill interns. Yes, there was the occasional knucklehead, but more often than not, these are young people getting a valuable professional experience in the high-energy setting of a congressional office. Some are even doing so at their own expense — as many internships on Capitol Hill are still unpaid .
So rather than dedicating a column to lambasting the interns for getting lost in Rayburn or wearing their ID badges at Nationals Park, we want to help. That’s why we put together Best Intern Ever: Roll Call's Guide to Acing Your Internship , a free e-book. We’ve collected information about the best ways to succeed while interning, and how to turn that internship into a full-time paid position on Capitol Hill or in Washington, D.C.
Download the e-book or read it online. Then make sure to stand on the right when riding Metro escalators, and you'll be all set.
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