Archive for March 5th, 2012
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Congressman J. Randy Forbes (R-VA) has two full-time, unpaid internships available for the 2012 summer session in his Washington, DC office. Duties include answering telephones and greeting visitors, collecting constituent information, researching legislation and policy issues, drafting policy updates, attending briefings and hearings, and assisting communications, administrative and legislative staff. Must be highly motivated, self-starter, detail oriented, and possess excellent organizational and communication skills, a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and have the ability to manage multiple tasks on a deadline. This is a great opportunity for college students and graduates seeking Capitol Hill experience. Virginia ties preferred, but not necessary. Interested students should submit a cover letter and resume to VA04Interns@mail.house.gov with “Summer Internship” in the subject line by Monday, March 19. No phone calls.
Alabama Democrat seeks an energetic, motivated and organized individual with strong interpersonal skills to manage a fast-paced front office as the Staff Assistant/Office Manager. Applicants must possess an upbeat positive attitude and ability to work well in a team environment. Applicants must also be detail oriented, friendly and professional. Responsibilities will include answering phones, managing incoming mail, coordinating tours for constituents, submitting flag requests, selecting and managing interns, writing constituent correspondence, and any other projects the staff may require. Employee will also help maintain office computers, office supplies, and will serve as the District office contact. Knowledge of the legislative process, excellent oral and written communication skills and Alabama ties are a plus. Previous work experience is highly valued. Please email cover letter, resume, references, and a writing sample to ALStaffAssistantJob@gmail.com. No drop-ins or calls, please!! This office has a commitment to diversity and minority applicants are encouraged to apply.
Congressman Dennis Cardoza, a Blue Dog Democrat, has an open full-time intern position for his Washington, D.C. office available immediately through June 1 (internship lengths are flexible, and students on the quarter system should feel free to apply). Duties include giving Capitol tours, answering phones, sorting mail, drafting/processing letters to constituents, and other special projects. Qualified candidates should have a solid work ethic and be willing to contribute whatever is needed in a team environment. This internship provides great experience for someone interested in a career in public policy. Must be 21 to apply. California ties a plus. Although this position is unpaid, interns may receive academic credit for their work. To apply for the internship please submit a resume and cover letter to Ben Goldeen by email Ben.Goldeen@mail.house.gov or by fax 202-225-0819. No phone calls, please.
Western Democratic Senator is seeking a Staff Assistant. Applicants must be detail oriented, well organized, able to handle a fast-paced work environment and work well in a team environment, and have exceptional interpersonal skills. Candidates should be personable, dependable and professional to support a very busy front office, and have excellent oral and written communication skills. Duties include, but are not limited to, answering phones, greeting visitors, sorting mail, and other administrative duties as assigned, as well as providing support to scheduling, press, and legislative staff as needed. Western ties a plus. Please email a cover letter and resume to DemSenatorJob@gmail.com indicating “Staff Assistant” in the subject line.
Congressman Frank Guinta (NH-01) would like to provide interested students the opportunity to apply for an internship position in his Washington D.C. Office.
Being an intern on Capitol Hill provides college students with a unique opportunity to see the legislative process up close and learn how the government works. Our office has immediate openings for the Spring of 2012 and is also accepting applications for the Summer of 2012.
As an intern in Congressman Guinta’s Washington DC Office, you will be an integral part of our office. An intern’s responsibilities may include:
Assisting with research
Assembling and inputting data
Drafting letters and responding to constituent mail
Answering and responding to constituent phone calls
Conducting Staff-led Capitol tours
Assisting with mailing assignments
Attending a variety of speakers, meetings, and hearings
Greeting constituents and visitors
Other projects are assigned according to interest
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume, cover letter and a brief paragraph on your interest in interning for Congressman Guinta to Jay Ruais at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the office (202) 225 5456.