Congressman Scott Franklin’s office is currently accepting applications for internships in his Washington, D.C. and Lakeland, FL offices.

Internships provide a valuable opportunity to learn more about the legislative branch and to serve constituents from Florida’s 18th Congressional District. Responsibilities will include answering phones, assisting in the constituent correspondence process, conducting legislative research, providing tours of the U.S. Capitol, supporting members of the staff, and assisting with special projects as requested. Interns may also have the opportunity to attend committee hearings and briefings.

This rewarding experience offers students and recent graduates the opportunity to learn about and contribute to the daily operations of a Congressional office.

Successful candidates must have excellent organizational, personal, writing, and communication skills. Individuals with ties to Florida’s 18th District and Florida are preferred, but not required for consideration. Our office hours are Monday-Friday, from 9:00am-6:00pm when the House is in Session and 9:00am-5:00pm during District Work Periods. Part-time schedules require a minimum of 2-3 full-time days per week.

Internships are paid. College credit, if applicable, will be provided. Interested applicants should send a PDF of their cover letter and resume to our office through the form below by emailing our office at Please specify whether you are interested in an internship in our Washington, D.C. or Lakeland, FL office.

The Winter 2024 internship session will begin in January and conclude in May 2024.

The deadline for Winter 2024 applications is October 15, 2023.

If you have any questions, please call our office at (202) 225-1252 or email us at We look forward to recieving your application!