Archive for June, 2012
Moderate Midwestern Democrat is currently seeking both full and part time late summer to fall interns, starting August 13th. Prospective interns should have a love for politics and the legislative process, a desire to learn, and a willingness to work hard in this fast-paced office. This is an unpaid internship.
Day to day intern responsibilities will include: drafting constituent correspondence, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, answering phones, working with legislative staff on policy issue research and attending briefings and hearings. Interns will work closely with legislative staff and will be given all the tools necessary to learn to become a congressional staffer by the end of the internship.
New York Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) is seeking unpaid Interns for the fall semester, preferably to begin in early Mid-August and finishing in late December. Interns will:
- Assist with office administrative tasks including, sorting incoming mail, greeting visitors, and answering the telephone.
- Assist in the preparation of constituent responses, bills, and amendments.
- Perform legislative research.
- Respond to requests from constituents.
- Attend briefings, hearings, and special events where they may have the opportunity to meet with Members of Congress, leaders of industry, and the press.
- Gain valuable Hill experience and learn about the federal legislative process.
Congressman Jerrold Nadler represents New York’s 8th Congressional District, which includes the residents of most of the Upper West Side, Lower Manhattan and sections of Brooklyn. Congressman Nadler serves on the Judiciary Committee and on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, where he is the highest ranking member from New York. He is the Ranking member of the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution.
Congresswoman Candice S. Miller (R-MI) seeks legislative interns for Fall 2012 (August- December). Interns will work in a fast-paced Congressional Office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the legislative process and the United States Congress. Intern responsibilities include greeting constituents, handling constituent phone calls, opening and sorting mail, and assisting staff with administrative tasks. Interns will also have the opportunity to conduct legislative research, and assist with correspondence, as well as attend some Capitol Hill briefings, congressional hearings, receptions, and press events. Requirements: Interns must have a good attitude, strong work ethic, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Successful interns will be able to find information with
CA Progressive Democrat seeks scheduler for fast paced Washington, D.C. office. This person will be responsible for the Member’s daily and long-term schedule in D.C. and work in close coordination with the district scheduler. Specific responsibilities will include managing invites and scheduling requests, travel and logistical details, acting as a liaison to constituent groups, handling the member’s personal correspondence, and various additional administrative duties.
This person must be a good writer, discrete, politically savvy, able to multi-task, meticulously organized, and able to quickly solve problems in a fast-paced work environment. Candidate should be comfortable dealing with a wide variety of people. Previous Capitol Hill scheduling or scheduling experience is strongly preferred. A good sense of humor is a must.
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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.
Constituent Liaison/Caseworker (veteran & military affairs) – Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) (Manhattan district office)
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- CONSTITUENT LIAISON/CASE WORKER (VETERAN & MILITARY AFFAIRS)
- CONSTITUENT LIAISON/CASEWORKER (VETERAN & MILITARY AFFAIRS)
- CONSTITUENT LIAISON/CASEWORKER (VETERAN & MILITARY AFFAIRSKirsten Gillibrand )
- Gillibrand CONSTITUENT LIAISON/CASEWORKER
- Gillibrand CONSTITUENT LIAISON/CASEWORKER (VETERAN & MILITARY AFFAIRS)
Senior Democratic Member of Congress seeks an energetic, organized, creative, self-starter to join the team of her very active and visible constituent services staff.
Constituent Services staff assists the Member in responding to constituent issues and problems with federal agencies, staying on top of everyday events in the Member’s district, and keeping the community connected to the Member’s work. The Community Outreach Coordinator/Caseworker is primarily responsible for: casework as assigned, coordination of participation in community organized events, coordination of Member specific neighborhood events and developing a working relationship with community leaders.
Candidate must be able to handle multiple tasks while responding to constituent requests, mail, and concerns. The office prizes staff able to think outside the box and work independently while also being available to assist in co-worker projects where necessary or requested. Prior community or casework experience is preferred. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, significant experience interacting with the public, excellent writing and communication skills. Candidate must be a resident of the District of Columbia or willing to move immediately to DC if hired.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE! This position is open until filled.
Salary: based on skill and experience level.
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Majority House Committee is seeking undergraduate and graduate unpaid Interns for the upcoming fall semester. Candidates must be energetic, hard-working, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Interns will have the responsibilities of providing legislative and general administrative support and other duties as assigned. Interns will be given opportunities to engage in substantive work, attend hearings and educational briefings, and will in all regards be treated as an integral member of the full-time staff. To apply please submit an application, resume, and one page essay which can be found at www.waysandmeans.house.gov.
A House Democratic Committee seeks a dynamic, versatile, creative Online Communication Director to oversee the Committee website. As part of the communications team, this person will serve as the strategic online expert. Responsibilities include developing, updating, and maintaining a cutting edge, user friendly website, managing web-based projects, designing and creating web-ready graphics, and producing and editing videos. The position requires proficiency and experience in website development, demonstrated design skills, excellent writing, and broad knowledge of Democratic messaging.
The ideal candidate is a creative and detail oriented self starter. Hill experience is not necessary but a good sense of humor and ability to work under short deadlines is required.
Expertise with HTML required.
Experience with Drupal, Joomla! or other content management systems required.
Experience creating and editing graphics, videos, and other visual media for online use preferred.
Excellent writing and editing skills and a sharp attention to detail.
Thorough understanding and experience with new media.
Proficiency analyzing and tracking web metrics with Google Analytics.
Strong ability to organize and prioritize tasks, and work effectively in a team.
Bachelor’s degree required. Minimum of two years related experience.
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Chief Clerk – Senate Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia