Archive for February 29th, 2012
Senator Tom Carper’s office (D-DE) seeks Legislative Correspondent to cover a variety of domestic policy issues. This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and strong organization skills. The LC must be able to meet tight deadlines while managing multiple projects at once. Responsibilities include responding to constituent mail, assisting legislative staff, and representing the office in constituent meetings. Ideal applicants will show enthusiasm for public service and a willingness to work as part of a team. Capitol Hill background and Delaware ties preferred. Please e-mail resume, cover letter, and writing sample to email@example.com.
Senior Democratic Senator seeks a detail oriented, well organized Scheduling Assistant with superior judgment and interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate must be proactive and have the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. The Scheduling Assistant is responsible for vetting the initial intake of meeting requests, maintaining scheduling files, and overseeing room reservations. The Scheduling Assistant will assist with coordinating the Senator’s travel, assembling the Senator’s nightly briefing materials, and other various tasks at the direction of the Executive Assistant. Flexible work hours required when the Senate is in session. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and put Scheduling Assistant in the Subject Line.
Senior Democratic Member of Congress seeks an energetic, organized, creative, (full-time or part-time) Unpaid Intern to work in the District Office. Intern responsibilities include answering phones, composing daily news summaries, and researching various issues relevant to the District of Columbia, note constituent opinions, including their full names, addresses, and all relevant information as well as perform other duties as assigned by the Intern Supervisor. A successful Intern will be a creative, motivated person who is eager to learn. Please send a resume, cover letter, a writing sample and a letter or recommendation to Mautez.Lovett@mail.house.gov.
Congressman Ben Ray Lujan (NM-03) is seeking un-paid full-time and part-time interns for his Washington, DC office. Candidates should be motivated, flexible, and detail-oriented individuals with availability beginning immediately with a preference for those who can stay two – three months. New Mexico ties are a plus, but are not required. Intern responsibilities include answering constituent phone calls, leading tours of the Capitol, sorting mail and faxes, writing letters, and assisting experienced staff with projects in diverse issue areas. Candidates should be outgoing and possess strong oral and written communication skills, an ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, and a good sense of humor. Candidates with New Mexico ties are strongly encouraged to apply. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and a 1-2 page writing sample to email@example.com.
Senator Tom Carper’s office (D-DE) seeks a poised, personable, and highly-motivated individual for the position of Staff Assistant. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering telephones, greeting visitors, and serving as the first point of interaction between constituents and the Senator’s office. Ideal applicants will possess strong written and oral communication skills, a diplomatic disposition, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment under minimum supervision. They will also show enthusiasm for public service and a willingness to work as part of a team. Capitol Hill background and Delaware ties preferred. Please e-mail resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
US Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship (Republican office) is seeking students and recent graduates for full or part-time Internships for the Spring 2012 term. This is a policy oriented internship with responsibilities that include assisting staff with legislative research, drafting correspondence, administrative duties, preparing hearing materials, attending briefings, and assisting with special projects. The ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment is also appreciated. Applicants should have strong writing and verbal skills as well as an interest or background in business and economic development. Please send a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 page writing sample to email@example.com with 221667 as the job referral number in the subject line.