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Archive for September, 2014

Legislative Correspondent – Chicago House Democrat

Chicago Democrat seeks a positive, energetic, and resourceful Legislative Correspondent to manage constituent correspondence and handle a portfolio of legislative issues. Candidates should have excellent written and communication skills, work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment, and be a strong team player. Responsibilities include sorting and tracking incoming correspondence, drafting and sending timely responses, and handling a range of legislative issues including energy, environment, animal welfare, and ethics/transparency. Previous Capitol Hill experience required. Chicago ties a plus and a sense of humor is a must. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and a one page writing sample to CongressionalOpenings2014@gmail.com, no calls or drop-bys, please.

Intern – Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Financial & Contracting Oversight (majority)

Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight (Democratic staff) seeks intern to assist with ongoing investigations.  Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222485 as the job referral number in the subject line by October 3, 2014.

Legislative Director – Congressman Randy Neugebauer (R-TX)

Congressman Randy Neugebauer (TX-19) is looking for a Legislative Director.  Candidates should have extensive legislative experience and a pro-active approach to setting priorities.  Must have excellent writing skills.  The ideal candidate will have familiarity with Financial Services issues and expertise with defense, energy and immigration issues.  Texas ties a plus.  No calls please.  Email resume and cover letter to tx19jobs@mail.house.gov.

Fall Intern/Law Clerk (health policy) – Senate Committee (majority)

Democratic Committee staff seeks a fall intern or law clerk to assist the health team in policy research and related issues. This internship is unpaid but a valuable opportunity to see how a Senate Committee policy team operates. The position is ideal for motivated, self-starting and quick-learning individuals. Responsibilities include writing memos for professional staff, researching policy issues, attending briefings, assisting with Committee hearings, and monitoring the Senate Floor when necessary.  A background in health policy is preferred, but not required. The ideal candidate would be to commit to full-time internship. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, brief writing sample, and two references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov, while indicating “Fall 2014 Health Internship” and 222484 as the job referral number in the subject line. This office is an equal opportunity employer.

Interns – Congressman Derek Kilmer (D-WA)

The DC office of Congressman Derek Kilmer, hailing from Washington’s 6th district, is looking for personable, diligent full-time or part-time interns to start for the late fall session (beginning in late October, flexible end-date). This is an opportunity to learn about the inner-workings of a congressional office on the Hill in a fast-paced work environment. The internship allows access to briefings and interesting events related to a wide range of important issues. Responsibilities include assisting with constituent correspondence, producing daily press clips, and leading tours of the Capitol. This is a unique opportunity and prime for students or recent grads who are interested in learning about the legislative process or may eventually want to work for the federal government.

To apply, please send a resume, contact information for two references, and a cover letter outlining your interest in the position to nwcongressionalinternship@gmail.com, and expect a response within a week. Those with Washington state ties strongly encouraged to apply. We look forward to hearing from you!

Staff Assistant – Maryland Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator seeks candidate for entry level front desk staff assistant position. This position’s primary responsibilities include greeting visitors to the office, answering phones, and responding to and coordinating tour requests. Candidates should be motivated, entrepreneurial, organized and adept at handling multiple tasks. Strong writing and interpersonal skills a must.  Maryland ties preferred. Please submit a resume and cover letter to job.senate@gmail.com.

Interns – Congressman Mike Rogers (R-MI)

The office of Congressman Mike Rogers (MI-08) is seeking qualified candidates to intern for his Washington, DC office starting immediately (October thru November). Duties include but are not limited to: legislative research, answering phones, opening and sorting mail, leading tours of the Capitol building, attending committee hearings and assisting the rest of the staff with day-to-day responsibilities. This internship is a unique opportunity for individuals to gain first-hand experience of the legislative process while working in a dynamic office environment. The position is unpaid and is subject to flexible scheduling. Michigan ties are a plus but are not required.  Resumes should be submitted to kyle.bevers@mail.house.gov.

Legislative Correspondent – Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)

The office of Senator Gillibrand seeks a Legislative Correspondent to draft responses to constituent mail and assist the legislative staff on the issues of agriculture, nutrition, immigration and women’s issues.  Candidate must have a positive attitude and strong work ethic.  Experience in the issue areas and New York ties a plus.  Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to jobs@gillibrand.senate.gov with “Legislative Correspondent” in the subject.

Legislative Assistant (foreign relations/defense) – Senate Democrat on Foreign Relations Committee

Democratic Senator on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee seeks an experienced staffer to handle foreign relations and defense issues.  Individual must possess policy expertise in Sub-Saharan Africa and have Hill, Administration, or relevant NGO experience.  The position requires excellent analytical and writing skills and the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.  Advanced degree preferred. This is NOT an entry-level position. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222482 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Professional Staff Member – House Education & the Workforce Committee (majority)

Republican Committee in the House of Representatives seeks candidate with extensive background in health care issues. Congressional experience desired.  Good writing and research skills necessary.  Please send resumes to edandworkresumes@mail.house.gov. Closing date is October 14, 2014.

Social Media Coordinator – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator is seeking a proactive, strategic, and enthusiastic Social Media Coordinator. The ideal candidate will work closely with the senator and staff to develop online communications strategies to publicize the senator’s work and interact with constituents online. The Social Media Coordinator will manage the website, e-newsletter, email lists, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other platforms as needed. The position also tracks the public’s use of the office’s social media and adapts to emerging trends. Candidates must be comfortable working in an active office and a strong team environment. Strong writing and communication skills required.  Experience working with graphic design, HTML, and mass e-mail communications highly preferred. Candidates should also have a sense of humor, be quick on their feet, and want to grow all social media platforms.  Please send a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222481 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Press Secretary – House Democrat

Active Democratic Member is seeking a Press Secretary with sound political judgment, ability to multitask, and strong writing background. Responsibilities include: responding to press inquiries; supervision of the daily news clips; hands-on role in maintaining the Member’s new media presence; developing website content; and drafting and editing news releases, talking points and op-eds. Experience working with web development, social networking tools, and mass e-mail communication is required. Duties also include: planning and staffing the Member at media events; booking interviews and pitching stories; writing newspaper columns and newsletters; organizing press events; managing and updating official website and social media accounts; and developing and implementing media, communications, and public relations strategies.

This is not an entry-level position. Professional communications experience is required and on-the-record or Hill experience is preferred.  Candidates should have knowledge of Congressional legislative process, ability to identify press opportunities, and political communications experience. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to staffing.opening@mail.house.gov with “PRESS SECRETARY” in the subject. No walk-ins or phone calls.

Legislative Director – California House Democrat

Moderate California Democrat seeks a hard-working and experienced staffer to fill the role of Legislative Director.  Responsibilities will include managing legislative staff, monitoring legislative activity on the House floor,  and finding ways to advance the Member’s short-term and long-term legislative goals.  The LD’s portfolio may change slightly depending on experience, but is likely to include the following issue areas:  agriculture; water and natural resources; energy; judiciary, including immigration; and appropriations.

Potential candidates should have excellent writing skills, be a problem solver who can work quickly and calmly under pressure, and have a thorough knowledge of the legislative process.  As the office is highly team oriented, the ideal candidate will be ready to pitch in where and when needed.  A bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years legislative experience on the Hill required, while California ties are a plus. Please send cover letter, resume and a writing sample to CaliforniaLDopening@gmail.com. No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Speechwriter – Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)

Paid Interns (Spring) – Senate Republican

Conservative Republican Senator seeks full- or part-time interns for the spring semester.  Responsibilities include leading Capitol tours, processing constituent correspondence, tracking legislation, attending hearings/briefings, and conducting legislative research.  Candidates should have strong research and writing skills.  Previous Hill experience or midwest ties are strongly preferred but not required.  This internship is paid, and applicants should specify availability. To apply, email resume and cover letter to senateintern2014@gmail.com with “ internship” in the subject line.

Scheduler – House Democrat

House Democrat in need of scheduler for a busy congressional office.  Great organizational skills, technological abilities, attention to detail, and a positive attitude required, and previous Hill experience preferred.  Candidate’s primary responsibility will be D.C. (only) scheduling, but if after some time the person proves he/she can handle scheduling while allowing for additional hours in his/her day, working with the press and/or leg shop is a possibility.  Please send, in a single PDF, your cover letter, resume, and two references to congressdemresume@gmail.com.

Fall Intern – Congressman Randy Forbes (R-VA)

Congressman J. Randy Forbes (R-VA) has a full-time, unpaid internship available for the 2014 fall semester 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 “Fall Internship” in the subject line.  No phone calls.

Interns – Congressman Richard Nugent (R-FL)

A Conservative Republican from Florida is currently seeking un-paid interns for this Washington, D.C. office.  Responsibilities will include, but not limited to, handling constituent phone calls, composing correspondence, conducting capitol tours, and attending congressional hearings and briefings.  Candidates should be professional, organized, and eager to learn.  Florida ties are preferred, but all applicants are encouraged to apply.  Please email your cover letter, resume, and availability to FL11internship@gmail.com.

Scheduling Assistant – Washington Senate Democrat

Western Senate Democrat seeks an individual to handle advance, logistics and driving, as well as limited Scheduling Assistant duties in state office.  Outstanding interpersonal, political, and organizational skills are necessary. Interested individuals should have their own vehicle, a good driving record, be familiar with WA state, and available to work weekend and evening overtime when the Senator is in the state.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222476 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Scheduler – Southwest House Democrat

Southwest Democrat seeks highly-motivated, well-organized individual to serve as Member’s DC and District Scheduler. Individual will maintain the Member’s daily and long-term schedules and act as a liaison for the Member with staff and constituents, as well as provide District assistance. Primary responsibilities include: receiving, evaluating and organizing all incoming meeting and event requests; communicating key information regarding the Member and the Member’s schedule to staff; ensuring proper advance work is done for Member’s travel, appearances and meetings; and working closely with the Member, Chief of Staff, and other members of staff for smooth daily office operations. Ideal candidate will be an energetic, resourceful, discreet team player with a proven ability to effectively multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Qualified applicants will have at least 3-4 years of Scheduling and/or Executive Assistant experience, preferably on Capitol Hill. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resume and cover letter to: swdemscheduler@gmail.com. NO PHONE CALLS OR DROP INS.

Legislative Assistant (banking/finance/tax/labor) – Senate Democrat

Senior Democratic Senator seeks legislative assistant to handle banking, finance, tax, and labor issues.  SIGNIFICANT RELATED EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED, and Hill experience is preferred.  Must have strong communication skills and work well as a team player.  Send resume and brief, 1-3 page writing sample to us.senate.employment@gmail.com.

Field Representative – Congressman David McKinley (R-WV)

The Field Representative serves as the Congressman’s eyes and ears in their respective region which can include up to ten of the twenty counties in the 1st Congressional District. The Field Representative should develop relationships with state and local elected officials and business and community leaders and serve as a liaison with federal, district, and local agencies on all non-casework issues such as projects, grants and scheduling requests. The Field Representative will also regularly interact with constituents by attending community meetings and providing timely responses to written and verbal communications. Essential job functions of a field representative are: Informs the Congressman and the District Director of all happenings in their assigned issue areas and region by screening district media sources and interacting with constituents; Staffs the Congressman when he is attending events/meetings in their assigned region or even when he is outside of their region or outside of the District, if necessary; Acts as a liaison to local, state and federal officials and other persons or groups to form effective relationships for the Congressman; Assists with recommending and scheduling district meetings for the Congressman with constituents; Takes detailed notes in meetings staffing the Congressman along with identifying and being responsible for certain follow-up items not assigned to other staff members; Prepares weekly reports for the District Director and Chief of Staff on district activities in their assigned issue areas and region; and Processes constituent requests such as congratulations letters and certificates, flag requests, anniversary and birthday recognitions, etc. To learn more and apply, please contact T. Aaron Metz, Esq., District Director at Office: (304) 284-8506 or Aaron.Metz@mail.house.gov with cover letter, résumé, and a 500 to 1000 word writing sample.

Legislative Correspondent – Washington Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Correspondent to draft quality constituent letters within a deadline-driven system.  This position requires excellent communications and analytical skills.  The portfolio includes Health and a broad range of other public policy issues.  Qualified candidates should be motivated self-starters, well organized, able to multitask and eager to thrive in fast-paced environment.  Hill background, relevant experience with Intranet Quorum (IQ) and Washington state connections preferred but not required.  Applicants should have superior writing and research skills and an interest in the workings of Congress. Please email cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222478 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Staff Assistant – Chicago House Democrat

Chicago Democrat seeks a positive, energetic, and resourceful Staff Assistant for his Washington, DC office. Candidates should have excellent written and communication skills, work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment, and be a strong team player. Responsibilities include: answering phones and greeting visitors; scheduling constituent tours and facilitating flag requests; assisting the Legislative Correspondent in processing constituent mail; and providing research and other support to legislative staff. Potential for handling legislative issues. Previous Capitol Hill experience preferred. Chicago ties a plus and a sense of humor is a must. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and a one page writing sample to ILCongressJobs@gmail.com, no calls or drop-bys, please.

Correspondence Manager – Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator seeks new member of her legislative team. The position will be responsible for managing and processing large flow of incoming and outgoing communications, working closely with the Legislative Correspondents, Legislative Assistants, and the Legislative Director in helping to expedite appropriate timely responses, and managing special and routine projects for the Legislative Director. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, sorting and distributing incoming communications; data-entry into the Correspondence Management System (experience with IQ preferred); managing mailing projects; producing regular mail reports for the Senator and staff; managing letter sign off for both constituent mail and executive correspondence; developing plans to respond to mail surges; maintaining an organized archive of constituent mail, working with CMS vendor to troubleshoot database problems; and other projects as assigned by the LD. Applicants should have strong writing skills, attention to detail, interpersonal skills, broad-ranging interest in the workings of Congress and knowledge of public policy debates. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 22279 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Fall Interns – Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX)

The office of Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) is seeking full time, unpaid interns to start immediately for the fall semester.  Internship responsibilities include answering the phones, greeting constituents and guests, assisting legislative staff with research, giving tours of the US Capitol and more.  Qualified applicants should be enthusiastic, hard-working and professional.  Texas ties are a plus but not required.  Please send a resume and cover letter to amanda.hamilton@mail.house.gov with “Fall 2014 Internship” in the subject line.

Staff Assistant (state office) – Pacific Northwest Senate Democrat

Pacific Northwest Democratic Senator seeks highly motivated, detail-oriented and energetic individual for open Staff Assistant position in one of her state offices. Primary responsibilities include: answering high volume telephone calls, receiving visitors, distributing faxes and assisting with casework correspondence.  Being the first contact between constituents and the Senator’s office, candidates should be patient, resourceful and highly organized. The ideal candidate will also possess effective oral communication and writing skills and an ability to work with minimum supervision, handling multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Capitol Hill and computer experience (Intranet Quorum) a plus. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222477 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent – Alabama House Republican

Alabama Republican office seeks a highly-motivated, detail-oriented Staff Assistant/ Legislative Correspondent for their Washington, DC office.  Primary duties are to oversee the office’s tour and flag programs as well as sort, research and respond to all constituent mail. This position also serves as an active member of the legislative staff and assists the staff with research and occasional constituent meetings. The ideal candidate is a strong writer, demonstrates attention to detail, and has Capitol Hill experience.  Alabama ties are preferred. Please send a writing sample and resume to alabama.rep2014@gmail.com.

Interns – Senate Democratic Leadership Office

Democratic leadership office seeks full-time unpaid interns for immediate opening.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: administrative tasks, handling constituent calls, and performing legislative research and drafting memos for staff members.  Candidates should possess strong writing and research skills and a demonstrated interest in public service.  Previous Hill internship experience is strongly preferred.  Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222471 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Intern – Congressman Raul Labrador (R-ID)

The office of Congressman Raul Labrador is currently seeking an intern for the Washington, D.C. office to start immediately and continue through to December.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phones, sorting mail, conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol, processing flag requests, and assisting staff on various projects.  Interns will also have the opportunity to attend briefings and hearings of interest, draft constituent correspondence, and help staff prepare for hearings and markups.  Ideal candidates will have excellent interpersonal and writing skill, and be a self-starter who can work in a fast paced environment.  This is a great position for someone looking to get their start on the hill! College students and recent graduates will be considered.  The position is unpaid but does offer the opportunity for academic credit.  Interested candidates should direct their resume and cover letter to alexa.walker@mail.house.gov.

Deputy Communications Director – Senate Agriculture Committee (majority)

The Senate Agriculture Committee majority staff is seeking a Deputy Communications Director with 5-7 years of experience. In close coordination with the Chairwoman Stabenow’s personal office, the Deputy Communications Director will oversee the committee’s day-to-day media outreach efforts as well as long-term communications strategy. The Deputy Communications Director will serve as an on-the-record spokesperson and primary media contact for the committee. Other responsibilities will include drafting and producing press materials, managing social media content, planning press events, coordinating activities with other offices and outside groups, briefing the Senator, staffing events, and performing or overseeing administrative and operational functions as needed. The ideal candidate will come with an existing network of press contacts, strong writing skills, and the ability to work to deadline. Familiarity with agricultural policy issues is essential. Previous Hill, political communications, and/or campaign experience is required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222475 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Associate Counsel – Office of House Employment Counsel

Vacancy Announcement Number: CLK-008-14
Office/Location: U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.
Closing Date: September 30, 2014
Salary Level/Range: Up to $129,668.00
Proposed Starting Date: Immediate
Job Summary:

The U.S. House of Representatives, Office of House Employment Counsel, has an immediate opening for an experienced Associate Counsel. This position provides legal counsel in a non-partisan fashion to employing offices of the House of Representatives on employment and labor law matters, under the general supervision of the Counsel. The successful applicant must have extensive knowledge of federal employment laws, a minimum of five years of litigation experience, and the ability to work in a team-oriented work environment.

Qualifications:

Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant and professional manner. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. Must have a law degree and be licensed to practice in any state, and have extensive knowledge of federal employment laws. Must be detail oriented.

Applicant Instructions:

Interested individuals should fax or email a cover letter and resume to:

Ms. Lisa Jolly
Office of House Employment Counsel
O’Neill Federal Office Building
Room Number 4300
Washington, D.C. 20515
Fax: (202) 225-7033
Lisa.Jolly@mail.house.gov

No telephone calls please.

Disclaimer:

Hiring for this position is governed by the Veterans’ Employment Opportunities Act. Applicants seeking veterans’ preference consideration should email veoa-iohr@mail.house.gov for further information.

Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactorily completing a criminal history records check. Employment with the U.S. House of Representatives is at-will. This position has been determined to be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. EOE.

Paid Intern – Member of House Republican Leadership

A conservative member of House Republican leadership is accepting applications for a paid internship position to start immediately and continue through the remainder of the fall. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, researching legislative issues, attending hearings, conducting Capitol tours, and assisting the Member and staff with data management. The ideal candidate will possess strong oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to complete tasks quickly and accurately in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will also be a self-starter, organized, and detail oriented. Full time availability and a commitment to serve through December 31st are required. Any interested candidate should email his or her resume and cover letter to conservative.internship@gmail.com.

Fall Interns – Senator Tim Scott (R-SC)

Southern Republican Senator is seeking 2-4 full or part-time unpaid interns for the fall semester in the DC office. Responsibilities include a range of administrative and legislative work such as answering phones, giving capitol tours to constituents, letter writing, attending hearings and briefings, and assisting with writing and research for staff members, as well as special projects. This is an excellent opportunity to gain Hill experience and a valuable insight into the workings of Congress. Applicants should have strong written and verbal skills, and be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment. We will give preference to applicants from South Carolina and/or attend a South Carolina school; however, all applicants will be considered. Please send your resume, cover letter, statement of interest and 3 letters of recommendation to internships@scott.senate.gov.

Interns – House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere (majority)

The majority staff of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs is looking for full-time interns, available to start immediately. Responsibilities include assisting staff with research projects, preparing for hearings and markups, coordinating meetings and briefings, and other duties as assigned. Any applicant should have excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work diligently and upon instruction in a fast-paced work environment. If interested, send your resume to wheminternship@gmail.com.

Legislative Correspondent – Northeastern Senate Democrat on HELP Committee

Progressive Northeastern Democrat and H.E.L.P. Committee Member seeks a Legislative Correspondent to handle constituent mail on health, education, and labor issues, and to assist legislative policy staff as required.  Previous Hill experience strongly preferred and regional ties are a plus.  Candidates must have strong writing and research skills, and a demonstrated interest in one or more relevant issues areas.  Please send a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to demlcjob@gmail.com.

Press Secretary/Communications Director – House Republican

Senior House Republican office seeks conservative press secretary/communications director.  Successful applicant will be self-starting, reliable, organized, creative and professional with superb writing skills, discretion and attention to detail.  Press secretary serves as official spokesperson and speechwriter, responsible for developing and implementing the Representative’s short and long-term public engagement strategy.  Duties include, but are not limited to: managing all media relations, official digital platforms (member website, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube), and constituent mass communications; media monitoring and issue research to contribute to Member policy briefings and interview preparation; engagement with grassroots activists and local opinion leaders to advance communications goals.  Successful candidate will have a minimum of 1-2 years of Capitol Hill or press experience, but compensation commensurate with experience. Email resume, cover letter, references and editorial writing sample to gophousejob@gmail.com.

Staff Assistant – Congressman John Sarbanes (D-MD)

Democratic Member of Congress seeks temporary Staff Assistant for a six month position.  Term of employment could be extended beyond the initial six months at the discretion of the employing office.  Responsibilities include:  answering phones and greeting visitors; scheduling constituent tours and facilitating flag requests; assisting the Legislative Correspondent in processing constituent mail; providing research and other support to legislative staff; other tasks and duties as assigned.  Salary will be based on a $25K annual rate.  Please email resume and cover letter to MD03job@mail.house.gov.

Paid Interns – California House Republican

Republican Congressman seeking paid interns to start immediately. Main responsibilities include answering phones, processing mail, guiding Capitol tours, and assisting the legislative staff by drafting constituent correspondence letters and researching legislative issues. There will be opportunities to attend meetings and hearings as needed, as well as receptions and seminars that interest you. Qualified candidates must be highly motivated self-starters who are detail oriented and have excellent organization and communication skills. This is a paid internship starting immediately with flexible starting and ending dates. California ties are a plus, but not required. Please send inquiries with resume and cover letter attached to cagopintern@gmail.com.

Paid Interns – Congressman Devin Nunes (R-CA)

Congressman Devin Nunes (R-CA) is seeking full time, paid interns to start immediately and intern through the end of fall.  Internship responsibilities include assisting staff with office support services, logging and drafting constituent correspondence, researching legislation, attending hearings/meetings on an as-needed basis, and leading tours of the United States Capitol building.  California ties are preferred, but not mandatory.  Applicants should be enthusiastic, hard-working, computer-literate, and professional.  Send a resume and cover letter ASAP to nunesinternship@mail.house.gov.

Interns – Senate Democratic Leadership Office

Democratic leadership office seeks full-time unpaid interns for immediate opening.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: administrative tasks, handling constituent calls, and performing legislative research and drafting memos for staff members.  Candidates should possess strong writing and research skills and a demonstrated interest in public service.  Previous Hill internship experience is strongly preferred.  Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222471 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Fall Intern – Southern House Republican

A Southern Republican Member seeks applicants for an unpaid internship for the remainder of the fall semester. Applicants should be able to competently handle telephone calls and have a keen eye for detail. Strong writing skills and interpersonal skills are expected and intern candidates should have a general knowledge of legislative issues. Prior Hill experience is not required but a preference will be given to candidates with ties to a southern state. Qualified applicants should apply by e-mailing a cover letter and resume to southerninternship@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant (health) – New England Senate Democrat

Progressive New England Senator on the HELP Committee seeks a Legislative Assistant to work on health care issues as part of the Senator’s health policy team. Familiarity with Affordable Care Act implementation, FDA, and substance abuse and recovery issues helpful.  Candidates must have strong research and writing skills. New England ties, background in health policy, and Hill experience are preferred. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to healthpolicyla@gmail.com.

Intern – Congressman Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO)

Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II (MO-05) seeks a responsible, focused, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and organized Intern. Positions are available to start immediately. Although internships are unpaid positions, interns are treated as full participants in the Congressional office. Duties will include, but are not limited to: answering phones, processing mail, researching issues, drafting correspondence, attending hearings and briefings, and maintaining a professional atmosphere. Strong writing and effective communication skills, as well as the ability to multi-task, are necessary. Current students are especially encouraged to apply. If you are interested, e-mail a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to Parker Low at Parker.Low@mail.house.gov.

Fall Interns – House Administration Committee (majority)

The Republican office of the Committee on House Administration seeks energetic and self-motivated individuals with an interest in government and public policy, to apply for its full-time Fall 2014 internship program. Working closely with Committee staff, interns will have the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of the inner-workings of a congressional committee and learn about the day-to-day administrative operations of the House of Representatives. Interns are responsible for assisting Committee staff with official proceedings (hearings/markups), oversight, research, assisting with phone inquiries, and providing support to all Committee staff. This is a paid internship. To apply, please send a cover letter and one page resume to CHARep.Intern@mail.house.gov.

Interns – House Democrat

House Democratic congressional office seeks part-time and full-time interns for the fall 2014 semester. Ideal candidates will be good writers with strong interpersonal skills and an interest in policy issues of all kinds. Florida ties preferred but not required. This office strives to provide students with exposure to substantive duties like drafting legislative correspondence and covering hearings and briefings for staff, as well as administrative tasks like answering phones and sorting mail. Applications must be submitted to internshipsincongress@outlook.com. A cover letter, which will be used as a writing sample, should be included in the body of your email with a resume separately attached.

Counsel – Senate Democrat on HELP Committee

Democratic HELP Committee member seeks Counsel. Individual must be knowledgeable of current legislative and non-legislative issues and have a thorough understanding of the legislative process and the Senate’s organization and procedures. Experience with and knowledge of education, judiciary-related issues, juvenile justice reform, and/or finance required. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, analyzing legislative developments and recommending strategies on bills and amendments, drafting legislation, advising the Senator, preparing memoranda and speeches, and representing the Senator in meetings with constituents and outside groups . The position requires outstanding oral communication and writing skills.  Successful candidate will possess excellent academic credentials, enjoy working in a team environment, and will have the ability to produce quality work under pressure. Please send a cover letter and resume to:  senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222469 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent – California House Republican

Republican Congressman seeks Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent to manage all aspects of constituent correspondence and general day-to-day office operations. Duties will include sorting and tracking incoming mail, emails, and phone calls, and responding to mail using constituent management software to ensure timely responses. In addition, the position is responsible for front office reception duties, answering phone calls, greeting visitors, and other constituent services, such as flag and tour requests. Successful candidates must demonstrate strong writing ability, exceptional organization skills, attention to detail and be able to work quickly in a fast paced environment. Previous Capitol Hill experience is required. Proficiency in Fireside and California ties are a plus. Please send resume, cover letter, and two one-page writing samples to cagopjobs@gmail.com.

Staff Assistant – Northeastern Senate Democrat

Democratic Senator is seeking an energetic, highly motivated and well-organized Staff Assistant. Responsibilities include reception duties in the front office, answering phones, greeting visitors and coordinating tour requests. An ideal candidate has previous Capitol Hill experience, is extremely detail-oriented, has strong written and communication skills, possesses a professional demeanor and thrives in a fast-paced environment.  Northeast ties a plus.  Other duties assigned as necessary. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222468 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Press Intern – Congressman Ted Deutch (D-FL)

House Democrat’s office seeks press intern with availability on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Position will involve helping Communications Director with media list building, copy-editing, answering phones, and other projects as necessary. Strong candidates will be technologically savvy with strong writing and interpersonal skills as well as an interest in Democratic politics. Please email a cover letter and attach a resume to Ashley.Mushnick@mail.house.gov.

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