Congresswoman Virginia Foxx's 13th annual Teacher in Congress Internship will take place July 24-31, 2020. The internship program is held in the Congresswoman’s Washington, D.C. congressional office and consists of learning activities, including an introduction to the legislative process; tours of the U.S. Capitol, Library of Congress and area museums; briefings with House committee staff; and attending hearings, mark-ups and floor debates.
Preference will be given to applicants who:
Live in the 5th District
- Teach at a public or private school in the 5th District
- Teach grades 9-12 during the 2020-2021 school year
Applicants must be available to arrive in Washington the afternoon of Friday, July 24, 2020 for orientation and stay for the duration of the entire internship.
Completed applications may be submitted via email to TeacherInCongress@mail.house.gov or by U.S. mail to:
Congresswoman Virginia Foxx
Attn: Teacher in Congress
3540 Clemmons Road, Suite 125
Clemmons, NC 27012
Applicants should submit a completed Teacher in Congress Internship application form by close of business on Friday, June 19, 2020, accompanied by a cover letter, resume and sample lesson plan. Each application will be reviewed and one teacher will be selected to participate in the Teacher in Congress Internship. Applicants will be notified by email of the selection results. Assistance will be offered to arrange renewal credit where applicable. However, the selected intern is responsible for making all transportation and lodging arrangements.
Due to COVID-19 concerns, the program will be in accordance with appropriate social distancing protocols and guidelines as laid out by the Committee on House Administration and the Office of Attending Physician.
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