Archive for January, 2015
Republican Senator is seeking an energetic, highly motivated and well-organized Staff Assistant. Responsibilities include reception duties in the front office, answering phones, greeting visitors, flag requests, mail processing and driving. An ideal candidate will have 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. Other duties assigned as necessary. Please e-mail a cover letter and a resume to: email@example.com.
Senior Democrat serving on the Senate Armed Services Committee seeks experienced Legislative Correspondent to cover Defense, Foreign Affairs, and Immigration. Duties include: responding to constituent mail, researching and writing memos, and meeting with constituents and high-level officials. Must be a team player. Qualified candidates should possess strong research and writing skills, as well as a keen interest in the issue areas. Graduate degrees and Hill experience are preferred. Florida ties are a plus. Please submit a cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Intern – Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (minority)
Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (Democratic staff) seeks intern. This position is unpaid. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to email@example.com with 222615 as the job referral number in the subject line by February 4, 2015.
Senior Democrat is looking for an experienced Legislative Assistant to handle Financial Services Committee work as well as other issues. This is not an entry level position. Previous Hill experience required. Texas ties and Spanish language skills preferred. No phones calls or drop-ins, please. Please send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The office of Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. is seeking full-time, unpaid interns for the 2015 Winter and Spring semesters in his Washington, D.C. office. This is an opportunity for interns to learn about the federal government and public policy issues while spending a semester dedicated to public service. Responsibilities include answering telephones and greeting visitors, attending Congressional Committee hearings, leading constituent tours, and assisting staff with legislative research. Interested applicants must be highly-motivated, efficient, and conduct themselves in a mature, professional manner. Ties to Louisiana are preferred but not required. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, Minority (Ranking Member Senator Patty Murray, D-WA) Labor and Pensions Policy Office, seeks two unpaid law clerks for the summer of 2015. The positions offer law students the opportunity to gain substantive experience while participating in the legislative process. Law clerks will assist Committee staff in conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memorandums, organizing hearings, and preparing for floor debate. HELP Committee: The Labor and Pension Policy Office of the HELP Committee works on a wide range of workforce-related matters. Attorneys in the office regularly work on labor rights, pension and retirement issues, worker health and safety, equal employment opportunity and civil rights, wage and hour protections, and family and medical leave. Qualifications: Applicants should have an interest in (i) labor and employment law and/or (ii) employee benefits law (ERISA). They also must work well under pressure, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and have a desire to learn. Previous experience in government is not required but candidates should have a general understanding of legislative process. Hours are flexible, but applicants should be willing to be in the office at least 10 hours a week. Applications: Interested applicants should apply to this position by emailing a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Sarah_Cupp@help.senate.gov. Applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis. The application deadline for the summer 2015 clerkship is February 15th, 2015. The office is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.
Republican congressional committee seeks an Online Communications Assistant/Digital Media Coordinator who will be responsible for planning and executing online engagement strategies. The position will be responsible for ensuring social media outreach is fully integrated with the committee’s agenda and broader communication efforts, and candidates should have experience designing graphics and charts for online use. Campaign or congressional experience preferred. Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Southern Republican Congressman is seeking full-time and part-time interns to begin as soon as possible. Duties will include conducting legislative research, attending Congressional hearings and briefings on behalf of the staff, greeting guests, handling constituent communications, and giving tours of the Capitol. Candidates must be highly motivated self-starters who are detail oriented and have great organization and communication skills. Southern ties are a plus, but not required. Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter detailing their interest and time commitment they are willing to make to email@example.com.
Democratic Senator seeks a Speechwriter with strong research and writing skills. Duties include writing speeches, talking points, video scripts, and other remarks. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to research and interpret data relevant to a number of state and legislative issues, follow current events related to those issues, and manage multiple projects with competing deadlines. This is not an entry level position. Background in economics preferred. Please email cover letter, resume, and 3 diverse writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org with 222613 as the job referral number in the subject line.
Freshman House Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee seeks Legislative Correspondent. Responsibilities include managing incoming constituent mail, working with Legislative Assistants to draft response letters in a timely fashion, and managing one or two issue areas to be assigned. Ideal candidates should be able to write clearly and succinctly, be well-organized, and familiar with Fireside21 mail system. Prior Hill experience is required. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with “LC Application” in the subject.
Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards seeks a Legislative Correspondent for an active mail program. Individual will be responsible for drafting all constituent correspondence and potentially providing policy support to the Legislative Assistants. Candidate should have excellent writing ability, superior researching skills, and understanding of the legislative process in order to provide thoughtful and substantive responses to constituent correspondence. Hill background, experience with Intranet Quorum, and Maryland ties a plus. No phone calls or drop bys, please. Please send your resume, a cover letter(include salary requirements), two writing samples (maximum of two-pages each), and a list of three references to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Legislative Correspondent Position” in the subject line.
The Office of Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-05) is currently seeking winter/spring interns for his Washington, D.C. office. Applicants should be self-motivated and detail-oriented, as well as be able to successfully multitask in a fast-paced, professional environment. Duties include, but are not limited to: opening mail, answering phones, entering constituent correspondence, attending briefings, assisting with legislative research, and providing aid to staff-members with various projects. A qualified candidate will have strong oral and written communication skills. Pennsylvania and district ties are preferred, but not required. All internships are unpaid, but if your college or university offers credit hours we are happy to provide proof and evaluations as necessary. Interested applicants should email Nancy.Billet@mail.house.gov. Please include a resume and a cover letter and “Spring 2015 Internship” in the subject line.
Senator Casey, a Member of the Senate Finance Committee, seeks a Legislative Correspondent to handle correspondence for economic and tax issues, among others. Individual will be responsible for drafting all constituent correspondence in their assigned issue areas and providing direct policy support as needed to the Senior Policy Advisor. The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills, superior researching skills, and the ability to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines. Hill experience preferred, but not required. Preference will be given to candidates with an economic or financial services background, an advanced degree in related fields, and/or Pennsylvania ties. Interested applicants should e-mail a resume, cover letter and two short writing samples, with the subject “Finance LC,” to email@example.com no later than February 16, 2015. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered. Absolutely no phone calls or walk-ins please. This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, or sexual orientation.
Congressman Henry Cuellar seeking qualified candidates for Scheduler/Executive Assistant in fast-paced Washington, D.C. office.
Responsibilities will include maintaining the Member’s daily and long-term schedule in D.C. and the congressional district schedule, organizing and tracking invitations, speaking engagements and scheduling requests, and coordinating travel arrangements.
In addition, the scheduler/executive assistant will be responsible for distributing briefings, handling the Member’s correspondence and various additional administrative duties.
Position also requires driving the Member to meetings off campus.
No personal vehicle needed.
Candidates must be highly organized, able to multi-task and work under tight deadlines, have outstanding verbal and written communications skills.
Previous Capitol Hill scheduling or full-time executive assistant experience (or equivalent) is strongly preferred.
Candidates with Texas ties and Spanish speaking skills are encouraged to apply.
Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested candidates must be willing to work extended hours at times.
To apply, please email your resume to TX.Job.Opening@gmail.com.
The Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship Majority office is seeking full-time and part time unpaid interns for the spring semester. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: covering the front office, answering phones, preparing for hearings, assisting staff with legislative projects. Louisiana ties are a plus. Any special interest in energy and environment policy, tax policy, and general small business policy should be noted. Interested applicants should send a resume to GOPintern436@gmail.com.
Freshman House Democrat seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle House Natural Resources Committee work. The issue portfolio will also likely include energy, transportation, and agriculture. Responsibilities include managing the member’s activity on the House Natural Resources Committee, staffing the member in meetings and hearings, providing policy and vote recommendations, drafting talking points and memos, and representing the member in meetings with constituents and advocacy organizations. Ideal candidates will have natural resources policy experience, at least two years of Hill experience, and thrive in a fast-paced team environment. Southern California ties a plus. Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Natural Resources LA” in the subject.
U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) is accepting internship applications for Spring 2015. This legislative internship presents an opportunity for both a unique learning experience and an inside look at the lawmaking process on Capitol Hill. Candidates should possess strong writing and research skills, and a demonstrated interest in American politics. Undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates, are encouraged to apply. Delaware ties are a plus. This internship is unpaid. Applicants should submit a résumé, cover letter, and short writing sample to email@example.com by January 30. Please, no drop-ins or phone calls.
New York Democratic Congressman seeks a hardworking Press Secretary to join a proactive and fast-paced team. New York ties a plus. Candidate must have strong writing skills and on-the-record experience. Hill experience is encouraged and candidates must be team players and be able to work well in a team-oriented environment. This is not an entry-level position. Please send cover letter and resume to SA.firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Jersey Democratic Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-06) seeks full time and part time unpaid interns for his personal office during the spring 2015 semester. We are seeking personable, hardworking and motivated individuals with excellent oral and written communication skills.
Job duties will include, but are not limited to: answering phones, assisting staffers with general administrative duties, attending briefings, drafting letters to constituents, and conducting congressional research. New Jersey ties are strongly preferred, but not necessary. A good sense of humor is a plus.
Please email a resume, cover letter, and references to email@example.com, please include your dates and times of availability. We have immediate vacancies to be filled.
Rep. Jerrold Nadler seeks a Systems Administrator/Staff Assistant to manage all computer operations in all offices, advise Director of Operations on the purchase of computer equipment and inventory, set up new user accounts, and directly implement upgrades to hardware and software on desktop and mobile devices. In addition, this position is responsible for backing up the DC Scheduler, supervising interns, greeting visitors, managing tour requests, and general assistance to the DC office staff. Applicants must have strong computer and personal communications skills. Experience in a previous IT support position highly desired. Knowledge of House computer systems and Fireside21 CRM are pluses. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and short writing sample to NY10.SA@mail.house.gov.
Congressman John Sarbanes seeks Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse portfolio of issues with particular focus on the environment, natural resources and public lands issues. Responsibilities include developing and advancing the Congressman’s legislative agenda; providing detailed updates and analysis on relevant issue areas; representing the Congressman in meetings with constituents; and outreach to interested advocacy organizations with a heavy emphasis on the environmental community. Successful candidates should have a talent for communicating complex issues in a concise manner, both verbally and in writing. Familiarity with environmental issues in Maryland, previous Hill experience or expertise relating to the substance of one of the major issues in the portfolio preferred. To apply, send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Northern California Member of Congress seeking qualified candidates for Scheduler/Executive Assistant in fast-paced Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities will include maintaining the Member’s daily and long-term schedule in D.C., organizing and tracking invitations, speaking engagements and scheduling requests, and coordinating travel arrangements. In addition, the scheduler/executive assistant will be responsible for distributing briefings, handling the Member’s personal correspondence and various additional administrative duties which include vouchering; budget management, maintaining office supplies and other tasks as assigned by the Chief of Staff. Candidates must be highly organized and detail-oriented, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be able to multitask and work well in a team-oriented environment. Previous Capitol Hill scheduling or full-time executive assistant experience (or equivalent) is strongly preferred. California ties are a plus. Salary is commensurate with experience. Candidates with a car are preferred.
Candidates must be willing to work extended hours at times and some driving duties will also be required.
Florida House GOP member seeks full-time paid intern in the Washington D.C. office. A qualified candidate will be well-organized, responsible, dependable, and have good oral and written communication skills. Duties will include answering phones, sorting and distributing mail, assisting with press office functions, running errands, and aiding the Staff Assistant and Legislative Staff as necessary. Interns will often act as a direct liaison between the member and constituents. No previous Hill experience necessary. All interested applicants should e-mail their cover letter and resume to email@example.com with the headline “Internship.”
Active Democratic Senator from New England and member of the Senate Armed Services Committee seeks highly-motivated, organized Legislative Correspondent. Primary responsibilities include managing constituent correspondence system, responding to constituent correspondence, and conducting research. This position requires excellent writing, research and communications skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in a busy environment. Qualified candidates should be familiar with defense and foreign policy issues, be able to work well in a team setting, will be highly motivated, detail-oriented, well-organized, resourceful, and be able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment. Prior Hill experience and familiarity with correspondence systems preferred. Northeast ties a plus. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with 222616 as the job referral number in the subject line.
Conservative Wisconsin Republican is looking for unpaid interns to start as soon as possible in the Washington, DC office. Primary responsibilities include answering phones, greeting visitors, managing flag requests, conducting tours, and performing other administrative responsibilities as needed. Conducting legislative research, assisting with press duties, and drafting constituent correspondence may also be assigned. A competitive applicant is a self-starter, attentive to detail, and has excellent verbal and written communication skills. Wisconsin or district ties are preferred, but not required. Please send a resume and cover letter to WI06resumes@gmail.com with “Internship” in the subject line.
The Office of Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) seeks a bright, creative, and hard-working legislative assistant to join our Washington, D.C.-based policy team.
The legislative assistant will draft legislation, analyze bills, and meet with constituents concerning policy matters, among other duties. The legislative assistant will be expected to handle a diverse portfolio of policy issues, which can be tailored somewhat to the staffer’s expertise and interests.
The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to individual liberty, economic freedom, and the defense of the Constitution. He or she also must be an excellent writer and clear thinker willing to take on the most serious impediments to a freer, more prosperous America. Candidates who prefer staid and steady work or who avoid challenges (and the occasional failure) may be more comfortable elsewhere.
Candidates must have a B.A. or equivalent, and we prefer candidates with some policy experience, although Hill experience is not required. This is not an entry-level position.
To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
The Committee on Education and the Workforce, Democratic Staff is currently seeking a press intern who would be able to start immediately. Applicants can be undergraduate or graduate and be willing to commit through mid-May. Interns perform a variety of tasks that support the staff in our legislative and media work. Media tasks may include helping organize and staff Committee press conferences, events and calls, updating and maintaining social media accounts, press list and contact management, drafting of talking points and press releases and assisting with the production of daily news clips relating to Committee issues. Press interns also perform administrative duties related to running the front office. Interested applicants should email their cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include two short, relevant writing samples in your application materials. Please visit our website at http://democrats.edworkforce.house.gov/about/internships for more information.
New York Republican seeks a Legislative Correspondent to manage constituent correspondence program. The LC would be responsible for overseeing incoming mail through Intranet Quorum (IQ) software, responding to letters in a very timely manner, and managing a 499 mail program. Candidates must have strong written and communications skills, a high degree of attention to detail, and be able to work in a collaborative manner with all staff. This position will also include various special projects and may include responsibility over issue areas normally assigned to an LA. Please email your resume and a short writing sample to NewYorkLCJob@gmail.com if interested.
The Minority (Democratic) Labor Office of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (HELP) is seeking two unpaid interns for the spring semester. Interns will work closely with staff on a variety of tasks. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: answering phones, preparing for hearings, and assisting the staff with legislative research. Attention to detail and strong writing skills are required. An interest or background in labor/employment policy is also required. Washington state ties are preferred but not required. Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to email@example.com. No phone calls please. The office is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.
Conservative Wisconsin Congressman is seeking a Press Secretary. Candidates should have prior experience with social media, website management, and have excellent writing skills. An ideal candidate will have experience writing press releases, op-eds, speeches, and talking points and experience working with national and local media. On the record experience is not a requirement. Wisconsin ties are preferred, but not required. Please email a resume and cover letter, with “Press Secretary Position” in the subject line, to WI06resumes@gmail.com.
U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. seeks highly-motivated, detail-oriented casework representative to staff his congressional satellite offices. This position acts as a liaison to federal, district, and local agencies for the Congressman and constituents and answers casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents. Caseworker will deal with a range of constituent issues including, but not limited to: Social Security, Medicare, veterans’ claims and immigration. Past casework experience is desired. This individual will also serve as a field representative for the Congressman at various local meetings and events. This position may be part-time or full-time depending on applicant. Ties to northern New Jersey, specifically to Bergen County, are a must. Please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications must be received no later than February 6th. No calls, direct emails or stop-bys please.
The Republican staff of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs is seeking a full-time press assistant and digital manager in its Washington office. Responsibilities include but are not limited to compiling and monitoring press clips, drafting talking points, press releases, speeches and op-eds, managing the committee website and updating social media. The ideal candidate will possess strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, professionalism and a good sense of humor. Interested candidates should send their cover letter, resume, references and writing samples to email@example.com with “press assistant” in the subject line. No walk-ins please.
Republican Congressman Randy Forbes (VA-04) is seeking an unpaid, full-time intern to be responsible for assisting the office with legislative and policy research and management of special projects related to technology policy in the House Judiciary Committee and House Armed Services Committee. Applicants must be highly motivated, a self-starter, detail oriented, possess excellent organizational and communication skills, a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and have the ability to manage multiple tasks on a deadline. Please note that this is not a front office internship; this Intern will be working directly with the Judiciary Legislative Advisor. Previous related intern experience, particularly on Capitol Hill and/or with think tanks, is preferred. A demonstrated research focus on intellectual property, net neutrality, telecommunications, and cybersecurity issues is strongly desired. Writing samples are also strongly encouraged. Applicants should be able to start Monday, February 9th. Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter with “Tech Policy Intern” in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Active Republican Senator on Finance Committee seeks health care subcommittee staff director. Prior hill experience is strongly preferred. The position will involve a significant amount of committee work. A successful candidate will be an excellent writer, a team player, and have the ability to develop creative policy responses. Please send (1) cover letter and resume, (2) writing sample, and (3) references to email@example.com with 222609 as the job referral number in the subject line. Cover letter must include your salary requirement.
Conservative Wisconsin Congressman is seeking a scheduler and office manager for Washington, D.C. Office. This position is responsible for coordinating the Member’s schedule in D.C., working with the district scheduler, handling office travel, overseeing the office’s operations, assisting the office’s financial administrator, and other duties as requested. Applicants with experience scheduling in a congressional office will be given strongest consideration. Wisconsin ties are preferred, but not required. Please send a cover letter and resume, with “Scheduler Position” in the subject line, to WI06resumes@gmail.com.
Congresswoman Nita Lowey seeks experienced and hardworking Legislative Assistant to handle homeland security, judiciary, immigration, telecom, taxes, small business, and financial services along with corresponding appropriations bills. Duties including research and analysis; vote and policy recommendations; preparations for member including speeches, memos, hearings, and talking points; development and execution of legislative proposals and outreach opportunities; and meeting with federal agencies, constituents, and advocacy groups. Candidates must possess excellent writing skills, knowledge of the appropriations process, and an understanding of policy in relevant areas. Position will demand long hours, ability to work under pressure is critical, and Hill or other legislative experience is required. New York ties are a plus. Please email cover letter, resume, and two 1-2 page relevant writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Monday, January 26, with subject line “LA Application.” No calls or stop-bys please.
The Republican Office of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology seeks energetic and self-motivated undergraduate or graduate level students, as well as recent graduates, with an interest in government and public policy for Summer 2015 internship. 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. Background in science a plus. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Hawaii Democratic Office seeks Staff Assistant to join Front Office team. Candidates should be well-organized, hard-working and detail-oriented. High degree of professionalism required, as well as an ability to work a flexible schedule, including long hours. Duties include answering and screening telephone calls, greeting visitors, supervising interns, assisting staff and writing legislative correspondence. Capitol Hill experience and Hawaii ties preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Email cover letter, resume, and references to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Southern Republican Senator seeks an energetic, highly motivated and well-organized individual to serve as the DC Office Correspondence and Systems Manager. Responsibilities include: providing administrative and technology support to DC-based staff; assisting with implementation and maintenance of computer programs and operating systems; maintaining and the Constituent Management System (CMS); and managing the constituent mail processing. Familiarity with the various systems used in Senate offices, including IQ, is required. Prior Hill experience or professional experience required as this is not an entry-level position. Qualified candidates should be organized and detail-oriented with a professional demeanor, strong written and oral communication skills, excellent deductive reasoning abilities, and a team player mentality for operating in a fast-paced environment. Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail a cover letter and a resume to email@example.com with 222605 as the job referral number in the subject line. No writing samples, please. Application period closes January 30, 2015.
A fast-paced Republican office is seeking qualified candidates for an entry-level Staff Assistant/Systems Administrator position in Washington, D.C. The position is responsible for a wide range of duties including answering phones, scheduling tours, processing flag requests and assisting with overall constituent services for the office. Other duties include managing the office’s internship program, performing some office administrative tasks, and doing research and other legislative and/or communications-related tasks as needed. Candidates should be politically conservative, have excellent communication and writing skills, be committed to good customer service, and be able to think quickly and manage a heavy work load in a fast-paced office environment. Ohio ties are not required, but are strongly preferred. Qualified individuals should send a cover letter, resume and short writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Western Republican Senator seeks an energetic, highly motivated and well-organized individual to serve as the DC Office Manager/IT Assistant. Responsibilities include: providing administrative and technology support to DC-based staff; and assisting with implementation and maintenance of computer programs and operating systems. Western ties and familiarity with the various systems used in Senate offices would be definite pluses. Prior Hill experience or professional experience preferred but not required. Qualified candidates should be organized and detail-oriented with a professional demeanor, strong written and oral communication skills and a team player mentality for operating in a fast-paced environment. Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail a cover letter and a resume to email@example.com with 22263 as the job referral number in the subject line. No writing samples, please. Application period closes January 30, 2015.
Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) is seeking a highly energetic, motivated, and organized candidate with strong writing skills to serve as a Legislative Assistant. The district contains a large veteran population. The ideal candidate will have prior policy experience working on Veteran Affairs issues and can develop professional relationships with VA leadership in DC and the congressional district. This also applies to local organizations that work in support of veterans. The LA will work to implement the Member’s legislative strategy; draft legislation and amendments; conduct research; and advise the Member on issues pertaining to the VA. The candidate will also be expected to take on additional issue areas as well.
A successful candidate will be a results-oriented problem solver with prior Hill experience. Veterans and Spanish-speakers are strongly encouraged to apply. Salary based on skill and experience level.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior Republican Senator seeks MLA to handle defense and homeland security portfolios. Prior hill experience and an understanding of the federal budget process are required. The position will involve a significant amount of Committee work. A successful candidate will be an excellent writer, a team player, and have a proven record of delivering results under deadlines. Please send (1) cover letter and resume, (2) writing sample, and (3) references to email@example.com.
The Office of Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) is seeking a full- or part-time press intern for our Washington, D.C. office for the spring semester (January-May 2015). Candidates should be well organized, have good oral and written communication skills, and possess a strong interest in learning about press operations, the political process, and congressional affairs. The intern will assist in the day-to-day operations of a DC Congressional office by supporting members of staff with press clips and constituent communication, and will also assist with legislative research and administrative activities. Hawaii ties are appreciated but not necessary. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter detailing availability to our intern coordinator, Emily Latimer, at Emily.Latimer@mail.house.gov. No calls or walk-ins please.
Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Assistant to manage issues under the jurisdiction of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee with a particular focus on energy policy, as well as some related issues. The successful candidate will have strong writing and interpersonal skills and significant experience with legislative and executive budget and policymaking process. Capitol Hill experience, advanced degree, and demonstrated legislative accomplishments are highly valued. Interested candidates should email a resume, 2-3 writing samples and a cover letter explaining their background on energy issues, to firstname.lastname@example.org with 222607 as the job referral number in the subject line.
The office of Congressman Bruce Poliquin is seeking candidates for a full-time, unpaid internship for the Spring 2015 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. Strong candidates will possess strong communication and writing skills. This is a great opportunity for college students and graduates seeking Capitol Hill experience. Interested candidates should demonstrate strong writing and communication skills and be able to identify with the political ideology of Congressman Poliquin. Academic credit can be arranged. To apply, please email Sam Cleaves at Sam.Cleaves@mail.house.gov and include a cover letter and resume.
U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton seeks a Staff Assistant with a commitment to hard work and a great sense of humor. Responsibilities include staffing the front desk, training and managing interns, processing tour and flag requests, providing other constituent services, coordinating the office’s administrative needs, and other duties. Applicants should be detail-oriented, organized, and willing to work long hours in a fast-paced environment. Please note Massachusetts or New England ties, and experience using IQ. Applicants may send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to MA06.Resumes@mail.house.gov with “DC Staff Assistant” in the subject line. We kindly ask for communication via this email account rather than phone calls or stop-ins.
Congressman J. Randy Forbes has a full-time, unpaid internship available for the 2015 Spring 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 “Spring Internship” in the subject line by Friday, January 23. No phone calls.
Senior Democratic Member of Congress seeks Staff Assistant to lead District front office in Houston, Texas. Candidates should be well-organized, hard-working and detail-oriented. High degree of professionalism required, as well as an ability to work a flexible schedule, including long hours. Duties include answering and screening telephone calls, greeting visitors, supervising interns, assisting staff and other administrative duties as needed, maintain office supply inventory and office equipment, and some casework as necessary. Email cover letter, resume and references to: email@example.com.