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Senator Tester offers unpaid internships for college students and recent graduates in his Washington, D.C. and state offices. Internships are a great introduction to a career in government, the legislative process, and the responsibilities of a U.S. Senator. While specific internship duties vary between offices, responsibilities include researching legislative issues, attending Congressional hearings, preparing memos, monitoring media hits, and assisting with constituent services. You will work closely with various members of Senator Tester's staff to hone your communication skills and legislative knowledge by becoming an integral member of Team Tester.

In order to process your internship application, please submit the materials listed below together, as one package.

  • Cover Letter (be sure to indicate which office, D.C. or state, you would like to work in)
  • Resume with three references
  • A completed Internship Application Form
  • A short writing sample of no more than two pages (optional)

STATE OFFICES

To apply for an internship in one of Senator Tester's state offices, please email your complete application package to Tester_Interns@tester.senate.gov. Please be sure to indicate which office you are applying to in the subject line. Applications for state office internships are evaluated on a rolling basis, separate from the sessions and deadlines for the Washington, D.C. office.

D.C. OFFICE

To apply for an internship in Senator Tester's Washington, D.C. office, please email your complete application package to Tester_Interns@tester.senate.gov.  Be sure to include "D.C. Office" in the subject line and indicate the session and specific dates that you are available to intern.

D.C. Session D.C. Application Deadline
Spring (Jan-May)
Summer (May-Aug)
Fall (Sept-Dec)
November 30
March 15
June 30
Office Contact Information

Senator Tester's Montana staff serves the state from offices in Billings, Bozeman, Butte, Glendive, Great Falls, Helena, Kalispell, and Missoula. Please bring your concerns with federal agencies, academy nominations, and other situations to one of these Montana offices.

Billings

Judge Jameson Federal Building
2900 4th Ave N, Suite 201
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: (406) 252-0550
Fax: (406) 252-7768

Bozeman

Avant Courier Building
1 E Main Street, Suite 202
Bozeman, MT 59715
Phone: (406) 586-4450
Fax: (406) 586-7647

Butte

Silver Bow Center
125 W Granite, Suite 200
Butte, MT 59701
Phone: (406) 723-3277
Fax: (406) 782-4717

Glendive

122 W Towne
Glendive, MT 59330
Phone: (406) 365-2391
Fax: (406) 365-8836

Great Falls

119 1st Avenue N, Suite 102
Great Falls, MT 59401
Phone: (406) 452-9585
Fax: (406) 452-9586

Helena

Capital One Center
208 N Montana Avenue, Suite 202
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 449-5401
Fax: (406) 449-5462

Kalispell

8 Third Street E
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: (406) 257-3360
Fax: (406) 257-3974

Missoula

130 W Front St.
Missoula, MT 59802
Phone: (406) 728-3003
Fax: (406) 728-2193

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