My staff and I realize the value of the hands-on learning experience attained from a Congressional internship. Therefore we encourage college students to apply for an opportunity to work in either our Washington, D.C. or District offices.
All internships are non-paying positions and are available throughout the year. We prefer that our applicants be Pennsylvania residents with ties to the 15th District, but exceptions may be made depending on the qualifications of the applicant.
To apply for one of our internships, please submit a resume, two letters of reference with contact information, and a completed application.
Please mail your completed packet to the office of where you would like to intern. While we do not have an application deadline, we do strongly encourage those interested to apply as soon as possible in order to make any necessary housing arrangements.
Legal Residents of the 15th District of Pennsylvania may apply for nomination to the Military Academy (West Point), the Air Force Academy, the Naval Academy and the Merchant Marine Academy.
Applicants must be:
The nominating process is handled by my Lehigh Valley office, therefore all inquires, completed applications, and correspondence should be sent to that office. Further information about each of the academies is listed below. I encourage you to inquire and consider applying for an academy nomination.
Contact Jason Lane in the Lehigh Valley office for more information at (610) 770-3490.
Please review this additional information from Congressman Dent, with direct links to the admissions office of each academy. General information for each of these academies is located by selecting one of these links:
***IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE APPLICANT TO ENSURE THAT THE APPLICATION PACKET IS SUBMITTED TO THE CORRECT CONGRESSIONAL OFFICE. PACKETS SUBMITTED TO THIS OFFICE IN ERROR WILL NOT BE FORWARDED.***