If you are a student who would like to ask Congresswoman Bustos a question, we encourage you to participate in Congress in your classroom.

The following information is for Students. Please contact our office for assistance with any questions or problems you may have.

All Kids Resources | Kindergarten-5th Grade | 6th-12th Grade | College

Our younger constituents are the future of our district and providing them information that can enhance their education is important to their development. Below are some resources that will be useful to kids.

In addition, there are resources for parents.

All Kids Resources

Kindergarten-5th Grade

6th-12th Grade

College

Washington, DC

In my Washington, DC office, internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students. Although all internships in all offices are unpaid, students gain invaluable work experience. The hours can be flexible to accommodate students’ course schedules, but generally run 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Legislative internships and press internships are available, and interns’ responsibilities will vary. They will be asked to answer phones, run errands, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings and draft press releases and constituent letters on various issues before the House. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office.

Admissions to the internship program are on a rolling basis

To apply for an internship in my Washington, DC office, please send a resume and cover letter to Susan.Curran@mail.house.gov with “Intern Application” in the subject line.

Illinois

In my Illinois office, interns may be asked to do a variety of things, including day-to-day office work such as answering phones, writing letters and assisting with media clips. In addition, interns may be assigned to assist in various constituent case work or work on District-based projects of importance.

To apply for an internship in one of my Illinois offices, please send a resume and cover letter to Lucie.VanHecke@mail.house.gov with “Intern Application” in the subject line.

If you would like more information on Congressional Internships—please contact my office.