Congressman Grijalva is serving his 6th term in the US House of Representatives. He serves on the Committee on Education and The Workforce and Committee of Natural Resources— Ranking Member of the Public Lands and Environmental Regulations Subcommittee. His leadership roles include: Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, is a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and was appointed Senior Whip for the Majority Whip’s Operation.Congressman Grijalva has been an ongoing advocate for economic justice the environment, civil liberties and universal health care. Representing 300 miles of the US Mexico border, he is a firm supporter of humane comprehensive immigration reform.

Current Opportunities for Representative Raul M. Grijalva

Internship with the office of Rep. Raul Grijalva

Opportunity Type: Internship
Application Deadline: January 15, 2024
Description: In Washington:

In the D.C. Congressional Office, interns work closely with legislative and press staff, conduct legislative outreach and research, answer office phones, distribute mail, communicate with constituents, and may have the opportunity to assist with activities in the U.S. House Natural Resources Committee (Minority).  In the Natural Resources Committee, interns assist committee staff with administrative support, conducting legislative research, compiling data, and drafting correspondence. In addition, interns in both offices may attend committee hearings, briefings, and meetings.

Preference is given to students and individuals from Arizona’s 3rd Congressional District, although all qualified applicants are carefully considered. Interns are unpaid and are responsible for lodging and transportation. Applicants are highly encouraged to explore scholarship opportunities that may be offered through their respective institutions or by other programs.

Anyone interested in working in the D.C. Congressional office should submit a cover letter, resume, and a one-page writing sample to Cristina Villa, Rep. Grijalva’s internship coordinator, at Those seeking to apply directly with the U.S. Natural Resources Committee (Minority) should indicate this in their application. 



In Tucson, Somerton & Avondale:

Interns at district offices help staff provide constituent services to residents of the Third Congressional District. Interns also perform administrative tasks and may be asked to work on special projects for public outreach, events and other needs of the office. Internships for the Tucson, Somerton, and Avondale offices are available at the beginning of each semester. There is no hard deadline, but earlier applications may be given priority.

Tucson District Office – Submit an application form, cover letter, resume, and a short writing sample to Alexandra Martinez at

Somerton District Office – Submit an application form, cover letter, resume, and a short writing sample to Martha Garcia at


Avondale District Office – Submit an application form, cover letter, resume and a short writing sample to Jennifer Papworth at

Contact Information

Representative Raul M. Grijalva
1511 Longworth House Office Building
Washington , DC 20515