Torrey Smith interns for Elijah Cummings

Evan Habeeb-US PRESSWIRE

Torrey Smith got to work after winning the Super Bowl in February, taking on an internship with congressman Elijah Cummings of Maryland's 7th congressional district.

After winning the Super Bowl, a lot of players like to spend the following months basking in the adoration of fans and well-wishers. Torrey Smith went to work instead, taking on a month-long internship for United States congressman Elijah Cummings, the Democratic representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district.

Smith is reportedly in the final few days of an internship that saw him filing documents and opening mail as part of his duties. In exchange, the Baltimore Ravens wideout got a first-hand look at American democracy in action.

"I learned that there are really politicians that do a lot for their community - [Cummings] being one of them," Smith said. "You can literally call your congressman and any issue you have, they can basically point you in the right direction if they can't help you. I never really knew that."

Cummings had a lot of positive things to say about Smith, who was a criminal justice major while he was playing football at the University of Maryland. Cummings' district covers just over half of the city of Baltimore.

"It was a pleasure having Torrey Smith intern with us, and I was glad that I could offer him the opportunity," Cummings said. "Torrey was eager to learn about the legislative process and was treated no differently than any of our other interns - all of whom play a meaningful and important role in helping me serve the constituents of Maryland's 7th District."

More from SB Nation:

Sunday's March Madness TV schedule

NFL free agency roundup: Elvis Dumervil top unsigned option

The best NFL touchdowns of 2012

Don't call Vince Wilfork's wife ugly

Should the Bills target Ryan Nassib over Geno Smith?

NFL Mock Draft: SB Nation bloggers are on the clock

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.