CHLI
Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute

Global Leaders
Program

Internships

 

CHLI Global Leaders Internship & Fellowship Program

 

The Program

A 15 week internship program working in Congressional and corporate offices in Washington D.C. Students also earn academic credit hours from the George Washington University. Students will work on project-based programs that provide hands-on experience and also strengthen their understanding of public policy. The program takes place in the spring and in the fall semester of each year. 

How it Works

Week 1: Orientation to Washington, D.C.
Weeks 2-7: Congressional Office Placement
Weeks 7-15: Corporate Office Placement

Program Benefits

Participants in the CHLI Global Leaders Program will gain intensive experience working on projects that make a difference. Participants will gain exposure to policy from many different lenses, and gain relevant working experience. This fully-paid internship experience covers the cost of housing in-full, round trip airfare, and a living/travel stipend. Participants are expected to be high performers who are able to manage multiple tasks and deadlines, as well as go-getters who will take advantage of every opportunity Washington, DC has to offer. 

Eligibility Requirements

Participants must be a currently enrolled Junior or Senior, in a 4-year college/university, or be within one calendar year of their undergraduate graduation date. 

Participants must be currently residing within the continental United States (Also includes HI, AK, & PR).


Participants must be current U.S. Citizens to be eligible to work on Capitol Hill. 


Preference given to applicants of Hispanic, Latino, or Portuguese descent. 

 

 

 
 
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Being part of the Global Leaders program was an amazing closing to my undergraduate career. I got the opportunity to meet incredible young professionals and build a strong network. I got to learn a lot about myself and solidify my passion for public policy. Thanks to the Global Leaders program I am now more prepared to continue to pursue my career and serve my community.

- Sol Ortega, Spring 2017 GL

I cannot thank enough Lincoln Diaz-Balart and the whole team who remained committed to the dream of creating an organization focused on the professional development of young professionals. Everyday that I go to work I think about how different my life would be if I had not submitted my application for the CHLI Global Leaders Program. I gained applicable job skills that helped me land a full-time job on the hill. I am grateful to the CHLI Global Leaders Program and what it did to help me feel prepared for the next step in both my personal life and professional career.

 

 

- Jake Orta, Spring 2016 GL