Students and Parents
Interested in learning about the day-to-day work of a congressional office while gaining valuable professional experience? We are now accepting interns in all four of my offices. Click here for more information on internship opportunities.
- Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids: Ages 4-8
- Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids: Ages 9-13
- U.S. Census Facts for Students
- CIA Kids Page (Kindergarten-5th Grade)
- EPA Drinking Water & Ground Water Kids' Stuff (Kindergarten-3rd Grade)
- EPA Drinking Water and Ground Water Kids' Stuff (4th-8th Grade)
- FBI Kids Page (Kindergarten-5th Grade)
- FEMA For Kids (Federal Emergency Management Agency)
- Gearing Up for a Great Trip (Federal Trade Commission)
- Kids In the House: Young Learners
- Kids In the House: Grade School
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Kids Pages (Kindergarten-6th Grade)
- Artistic Discovery Contest (High School Art Competition)
- Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
- CIA Kids Page (6th-12th Grade)
- EPA Drinking Water & Ground Water Kids' Stuff (4th-8th Grade)
- EPA Drinking Water & Ground Water Kids' Stuff (9th-12th Grade)
- FBI Youth (6th-12th Grade)
- Kids In the House: Middle School
- Kids In the House: High School
- National Center for Education Statistics Kids' Zone (Part of the U.S. Department of Education)
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Kids Pages (6-12 Grade)
- Prepare for College — Start by defining your goals and interests, understanding college costs, and planning financially and academically.
- Types of Aid — View information about the types of aid available from the federal government and other sources: grants, scholarships, loans, and work-study programs, and learn how to lower your costs when you go to college.
- Who Gets Aid — Find out who gets aid, how to stay eligible, and how to get eligibility back if you’ve lost it.
- Apply for Aid — Learn how to submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®), how aid is calculated, and how you’ll get your aid.
- Repay Your Loans — Choose a repayment plan, pay on time, avoid default, and get help with problems.
- Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids: Parents and Teachers (GPO)
- CIA Parents and Teachers Pages
- EPA Drinking Water & Ground Water Kids' Stuff
- FEMA For Kids Resouces For Parents and Teachers (Federal Emergency Management Agency)
- Kids in the House Information For Teachers
- Kids Privacy: For Parents (FTC)
- Kids Privacy: For Teachers (FTC)
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Kids Pages
- Paying for College — Save money long before your child attends college.
Frequently asked questions are available for those seeking a Military Academy nomination.
The Congressional App Challenge is a competition aimed at encouraging U.S. high school students to learn how to code by creating their own applications. The Challenge is intended to highlight the value of computer science and STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).
Information on the internship opportunities available in my Oregon and D.C. offices, as well as online student resources and how to apply for the Congressional Art Competition.