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Internships

Capitol Hill internships provide valuable opportunities for college students and new graduates to experience our nation's legislative process first hand. The majority of current Hill staffers, from chiefs of staff to legislative assistants, started off as personal office and committee interns.  
 
Representative Mark Amodei (NV-02) offers the opportunity for college students and recent graduates to participate in internships in his Washington, D.C. office. Successful candidates must have excellent organizational, personal, writing and communication skills. Nevada ties are a plus, but are not required. Special consideration will be given to applicants from Nevada’s 2nd Congressional District or students attending institutions of higher education in Nevada. 
 
Internships can be a great opportunity to learn the legislative process, experience life in Washington, D.C., and see how your government works. Responsibilities include answering phones, providing constituents tours of the U.S. Capitol, legislative research, assisting the communications director, and aiding staff for special projects as needed. Interns will also have the opportunity to attend committee hearings, briefings, and staff meetings. This rewarding experience offers students and recent graduates the opportunity to learn about and contribute to the day-to-day operations of a Congressional office. Furthermore, full-time interns may have to opportunity to receive a monthly stipend.
 
Internships are offered three times per year. We offer a rolling application, meaning we continually accept applications for the following semesters: 

Spring: January - May  

NOW HIRING FOR 2018: Application Deadline - December 1st

Summer: May - August

2018 Application Deadline – May 1st

Fall: August - December

Rolling Application Deadline   

 
If you are interested in interning in our Washington, D.C. office, please submit your resume and cover letter to Congressman Mark Amodei’s intern coordinator at nv02applications@gmail.com

Academy Nominations

Service Academy Nominations FAQ
 
Dear Academy Applicant,
 
Thank you for your interest in a nomination to one of our nation's prestigious service academies. I have enclosed an application for nomination; please complete this form and return it to:
 
The Honorable Mark E. Amodei
Attention: Tracy Soliday
5310 Kietzke Lane, Suite 103
Reno, Nevada 89511
 
In addition to your completed application, please submit the following information:
  1. An official high school transcript in a sealed envelope;
  2. Official SAT/ACT score report;
  3. Three letters of recommendation - limited to your high school principal, teachers, guidance counselor, and coaches;
  4. Brief essay on why you would like to attend a United States Service Academy.

The deadline for submitting application packets, including the above items, is October 31No applications will be accepted after this date. Please note that a nomination does not replace the admissions process or ensure your acceptance to a service academy. Students must contact the admissions office at each service academy to initiate the application process.

Additionally, applicants who submit a completed application by the Oct 31st deadline will be contacted with their scheduled time for Academy Interview Day (typically held the Saturday prior to Thanksgiving). Nevada’s Congressional offices work together to create the interview schedule, and will notify students of their interview time approximately one week following the application deadline.

If you have any questions, please contact Tracy Soliday at (775) 686-5760. I commend you on your desire to serve our nation and wish you the best in your efforts.

2017 Congressional Art Competition

Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in each congressional district of our nation. To be considered for selection, submissions must be no larger than 28 inches wide by 28 inches tall by 4 inches deep, and must weigh no more than 15 pounds, including the frame. Submissions must also be two-dimensional and may not violate any U.S. copyright laws.  I’m incredibly proud of all the talented young artists from CD-2 that participated in this year’s competition and I commend them on their outstanding work. 

DEADLINE:

All artwork must be submitted to Congressman Amodei’s Reno or Elko office by Wednesday, May 3rd at 5:00 PM PT.

Please call Ken Brooke in Congressman Amodei’s Reno office with any questions or concerns at: 775-686-5760

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  • Office Locations

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    Reno Office 5310 Kietzke Lane, Suite 103
    Reno, NV 89511
    Phone: (775) 686-5760
    Fax: (775) 686-5711
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    Washington Office
    332 Cannon House Office Building
    Washington, DC 20515
    Phone: (202) 225-6155
    Fax: (202) 225-5679
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    Elko Office
    905 Railroad Street, Suite 104 D
    Elko, NV 89801
    Office: (775) 777-7705
    Fax: (775) 753-9984
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