WUSA9: DC Senate will now pay interns, thanks to DC advocacy group

By Guillermo Creamer|June 20, 2018|In the News|0 comments

On Capitol Hill, interns are actually paying to work for free. Now, that’s going to change for Senate interns.

A new Senate internship fund was approved on Thursday, bringing some relief to a hot topic on Capitol Hill: unpaid internships.

The new funding will allow Senate offices to allocate an estimated $50,000 for internship compensation, with $5 million in total allocated in the Fiscal Year 2019 Legislative Branch Appropriations

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