Archive for February, 2015
Southern Democrat and Member of the Small Business Committee, seeks Legislative Assistant to handle a broad legislative portfolio including Small Business, Financial Services, Judiciary, Healthcare, and Immigration. Qualified candidates must have strong writing, analytical, and organizational skills; a proven ability to perform under pressure while juggling multiple tasks with competing priorities; and sound political judgment. The Legislative Assistant will be expected to handle relevant committee work. This is not an entry level position. Absolutely no phone calls, e-mails or walk-ins. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply, North Carolina ties preferred but not required. Please email cover letter and resume to: NCCongressionalJobs@gmail.com (subject line should read: Legislative Assistant).
Democratic Committee staff seeks individual for investigator position. Responsibilities include conducting fact finding investigations on a wide range of topics, including through obtaining documents and other information and conducting interviews, conducting legal and policy research, drafting investigatory reports, memoranda and letters, preparing for investigatory hearings, and conducting other oversight on various issues. Qualified candidates should be excellent writers, good communicators, quick learners, and able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment. Prior Hill experience and advanced degree preferred, but not required. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to email@example.com with 222649 as the job referral number in the subject line. No calls please.
Democratic Member of the House seeks an unpaid intern for their DC office. Responsibilities include assisting staff with general office duties, drafting constituent correspondence, attending briefings and hearings, answering phones, researching legislative issues, giving Capitol tours, greeting visitors and performing various other tasks. Candidate should be energetic, enthusiastic and able to thrive in a fast-paced working environment. Strong communication skills are a must. Candidates should have a general understanding of the governmental process, knowledge of North Carolina, and interest in the legislative process. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Absolutely no phone calls or walk-ins. Minorities, LGBT and women encouraged to apply, North Carolina ties preferred but not required.
California Republican seeks a high energy, highly-organized, detail-oriented Scheduler to manage the Member’s District and DC schedule. Responsibilities include organizing and tracking invitations, meetings, speaking engagements, in District tours and meetings, and scheduling requests for the Member and managing travel reservations. Candidates must be on call and available to assist the Member after regular business hours. Additionally, the Scheduler will work closely with the Chief of Staff and District Director to ensure efficient and seamless office operations. Qualified applicants should be high energy, a very positive attitude, strong organizational skills, orientation to detail, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, savvy political instincts, poise and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and the ability to multi-task. California ties are a plus. Interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to CARepublicanJobs@gmail.com. No phone calls or walk-ins please.
The Senate Republican Conference seeks undergraduate students or recent graduates for a semester internship beginning in May and lasting through mid-August 2015 to assist a professional staff. Responsibilities include conducting research, assisting with press events and website maintenance, and strategically thinking with staff members regarding different political issues. Candidates should possess strong writing and research skills. Prior political experience is preferred. Only full-time, unpaid internships are available. You can learn more about the SRC by going to republican.senate.gov. Visit thune.senate.gov to learn more about Senator Thune who chairs the Conference. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, brief writing sample, one letter of recommendation, and two references to email@example.com. Deadline for applications is March 28, 2015.
Congressman John Garamendi (CA-03) is seeking a highly motivated intern to join his Washington, DC office from March through June. Candidates should be collegial, professional, quick learners, and phenomenal team players. Strong oral and written communication skills and close attention to detail are imperative. Duties include assisting staff with legislative, administrative, and press related projects, writing memos and talking points, attending hearings and meetings, answering constituent phone calls, leading tours of the US Capitol, assisting with scheduling, sorting and distributing mail, and managing tour and flag requests. Full-time candidates with California ties and previous internship/work experience are strongly encouraged to apply. This is an unpaid internship. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter and dates of availability to Garamendi.Internships@mail.house.gov.
Senior West Coast Democratic Senator seeks experienced press secretary to coordinate and execute home state press and communications activities. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated hard worker with excellent communications skills, strong experience communicating legislative work to constituents, and a proven ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative, and aggressive team environment. Responsibilities include: drafting press releases, op-eds, memos and other materials; writing speeches and talking points; organizing and staffing state press events; developing and maintaining relationships with state-based reporters, editors, and producers; and working closely with other members of the communications and legislative teams to find news hooks and pitch stories creatively. A minimum of three years of relevant work experience is required. The job is based in Washington, D.C. but requires regular travel back to the state. To apply, interested parties should send a cover letter, resume, and three writing samples (at least one press release and one long-form, such as a speech) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The House Homeland Security Committee Majority Staff seeks a highly motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual for a Staff Assistant position. Responsibilities include answering the telephones, greeting visitors to the office, managing the Committee’s intern program, organizing the Committee’s correspondence, assisting in the preparation for hearings and markups, and other projects as assigned. Qualified candidates should be personable, well-organized, resourceful, work well as a part of a team, be able to handle a fast-paced, changing environment and be eligible to hold a security clearance. Please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
The House Republican Conference, a GOP leadership office, is looking for Communications Interns for the summer. Projects are dependent on the interns’ strengths and interests. They may include social media, graphic design, video recording and editing, writing, research, analytics, event planning, and media bookings. Interns are responsible for generating social media content for the @HouseGOP Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. In addition to social media, interns will be able to assist in, organize, and attend press conferences and media events held for GOP Members of Congress. Applicants should have excellent communication skills, a can-do attitude, and a demonstrated interest in digital media. Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite and HTML/CSS is appreciated, but not required. This position is unpaid, but Academic credit can be arranged. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and list of two references to Conference.Internships@mail.house.gov with “Communications Internship Position” in the subject line.
Senate Committee seeks federal contracting expert for professional staff position. Viable candidates will have no less than five years of experience with federal procurement processes and contracting technical assistance programs across DoD, GSA, SBA, NASA and the Department of Commerce. The most competitive candidates will have creative ideas for improving federal programs to aid disadvantaged communities, sectors and businesses. Send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with 222651 as the job referral number in the subject line. Equal opportunity employer.
GA04 is seeking a senior level staffer to serve as Director of Intergovernmental Relations. Incumbent will interface with Governor’s office, other constitutional officers, DeKalb, Rockdale, Gwinnett, Newton delegations in the Georgia House and Senate, state and local elected governmental agencies. Incumbent will develop and maintain relationships with government and constituent groups and monitor State legislation for their impact on federal policies and programs and will advocate for the legislative priorities of the Member in the District. The incumbent will draft speeches, public relations (i.e., congratulatory letters, letters of greeting, etc.) and serve as point person on local appropriations, ACA, and other issues. The incumbent will also assist the Communications Director and the DC office on messaging, providing original copy and editing, as needed, provides detailed reports on activities to DC and District staff, and must be willing to perform other duties as assigned. This is a senior staff appointment located in the District office reporting directly to the Congressman, Chief of Staff and District Director. Salary Range is $50,000 – 60,000. Interested persons should email email@example.com.
The Office of Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) seeks professional, dependable, and enthusiastic student or recent graduate for an unpaid congressional internship working closely with the administrative and legislative teams on a variety of tasks. Intern duties include, but are not limited to, answering phone calls, attending briefings and hearings, conducting tours of the Capitol building, researching legislation & drafting policy memos for the Congressman, writing constituent correspondence, and various day-to-day office tasks. Applicants should possess excellent written and oral communication, and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs. Sacramento, CA ties preferred. Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Minority Health Policy Office is seeking unpaid Graduate-Level Interns for the summer of 2015. The position offers students or recent graduates the opportunity to gain substantive experience while participating in the legislative process. Interns will assist Committee staff in conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memoranda, organizing hearings, and preparing for floor debate. Interns will also be expected to assist the office with administrative duties. Qualifications: Applicants must be current students or recent graduates of a relevant graduate program. Applicants must also demonstrate outstanding research abilities, work well in a fast-paced environment, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Previous experience in government is not required, but candidates should have a general understanding of the legislative process and an interest in health policy. Applicants available full-time throughout the summer are preferred, though candidates available part-time may also be considered. Washington State ties preferred. Applications: Interested applicants should apply for this position by emailing a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and availability to email@example.com by March 11. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.
Congressman Greg Walden of Oregon is seeking congressional interns with excellent constituent relations experience to start immediately for the next three months. Primary duties for this internship will be leading Capitol tours, answering phones, and assisting in managing constituent correspondences and administrative operations. Pay will be commensurate with experience.Congressman Walden is a member of the House Republican leadership and the chairman of a very active subcommittee on Energy & Commerce, so the office is always very busy. Ideal candidates will be college students or recent graduates who are outgoing, proactive, hard-working, detail-oriented, enthusiastic, able to multi‐task, and have a history of customer service. Interns will be immersed in the congressional process and their work will provide valuable experience for future endeavors. All interested applicants are asked to fill out our application at http://walden.house.gov/intern-program/.
Senior Democratic West Coast Senator seeks Legislative Assistant to handle a portfolio consisting of at least tax, small business, and finance-related policy issues. The ideal candidate will have a combination of Capitol Hill and field experience, and work well in a team environment. Individuals with strong connections in the Pacific Northwest are encouraged to apply. Please e-mail cover letter and resume by March 9, 2015 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Democratic Congressman seeks applicants for full- or part-time unpaid press internship for Summer 2015. Duties will include tracking press clips and traffic on social media networks, updating and maintaining press contact lists, maintaining website, and assisting with the office’s day-to-day communications operation. Applicants should have a strong interest in political communications, news media, or journalism. Please send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to email@example.com by March 24th with “Summer Press Internship” in the subject line.
New England Democrat seeks a high energy, highly-organized, detail-oriented Scheduler to manage the Member’s District and DC schedule. Responsibilities include organizing and tracking invitations, meetings, speaking engagements, in District tours and meetings, and scheduling requests for the Member; occasional driving; and managing travel reservations. Candidates must be on call and available to assist the Member after regular business hours. Additionally, the Scheduler will work closely with the Chief of Staff and District Director to ensure efficient and seamless office operations. Qualified applicants should have a car, high energy, a very positive attitude, strong organizational skills, orientation to detail, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, savvy political instincts, poise and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and the ability to multi-task. Connecticut ties and willingness to work from Connecticut a plus. Interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to CT05Jobs@gmail.com. No phone calls or walk-ins please.
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Minority Health Policy Office is seeking unpaid Law Clerks for the summer of 2015. The position offers students or recent graduates the opportunity to gain substantive experience while participating in the legislative process. Clerks will assist Committee staff in conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memoranda, organizing hearings, and preparing for floor debate. Clerks will also be expected to assist the office with administrative duties.
Qualifications: Applicants must be current law students or recent graduates. Applicants must also demonstrate outstanding research abilities, work well in a fast-paced environment, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Previous experience in government is not required, but candidates should have a general understanding of the legislative process and an interest in health policy. Applicants available full-time throughout the summer are preferred, though candidates available part-time may also be considered. Washington State ties preferred.
Applications: Interested applicants should apply for this position by emailing a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and availability to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 11. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.
The Office of Congressman John Ratcliffe (TX-04) is currently seeking interns for the Washington, D.C. office for the Spring 2015 semester. Intern responsibilities include but are not limited to, assisting staff with general office duties, attending hearings/briefings for staff members, answering phones, sorting through mail, drafting response letters, and giving tours of the U.S. Capitol. Candidates should be highly motivated and have good communication skills. This position is unpaid, but does offer a great educational experience for anyone with aspirations of working on the Hill. Having Texas ties is a plus. All interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Democratic Senator seeks a Regional Representative who monitors developments, opinions and concerns of government, community and constituent groups and leaders; accompanies the Senator in assigned geographic areas or relating to assigned issue areas; attends civic meetings, community events and other events to represent the Senator in his/her absence; remains abreast of current legislative and non-legislative issues relating to assigned geographic or issue areas; evaluates the need to meet with representatives of federal, state and local agencies to fulfill the Senator’s legislative agenda and to address constituents’ concerns, and schedules and attends these meetings; works with Scheduler and Press Team to ensure that media participation is appropriate; other duties as assigned. This is a junior level position and reports directly to the Director of Constituent Affairs and to the State Director. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with 222646 as the job referral number in the subject line.
The office of Representative Doug Collins (GA-09) is seeking a part time intern (Monday, Tuesday, Friday) for the Washington D.C. office to start immediately. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phone calls, assisting with the mail program, providing constituent tours, attending various briefings, providing research for the legislative staff. For more information or to apply for the internship please send your resume to Gaines.Robinson@mail.house.gov.
Congressman Jim Renacci (R-OH) seeks full time hard working intern for immediate hire. Responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to, answering phone calls, assisting with the mail program, providing constituent tours, attending various briefings, providing research for the legislative staff. Qualified candidates will have exceptional writing skills, strong communication skills, ability to work in a fast paced working environment, and have an interest in learning more about the legislative process. Send a resume and a cover letter to Stephen.Hostelley@mail.house.gov. Ohio candidates are strongly preferred.
Democratic Senator is seeking a Director of Correspondence to oversee the office correspondence process. This position is responsible for managing and processing all incoming and outgoing communications, working closely with the Legislative Director, Legislative Assistants, and Legislative Correspondents to ensure appropriate timely responses. This position oversees the Database Manager to manage, organize, and archive the Constituent Management System. Responsibilities include managing process for agency and out-of-state referrals, incoming faxes, and state office legislative mail; processing and reviewing all incoming and outgoing; maintaining organized records of constituent correspondence; assisting with writing and editing greeting correspondence; editing and reviewing drafted outgoing legislative correspondence; monitoring incoming correspondence to ensure fast turnaround; overseeing intern involvement in correspondence process. This is not an entry level position; previous congressional experience strongly preferred. Familiarity with CMS systems, particularly Symplicity Voice, preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with 222654 as the job referral number in the subject line.
The House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific seeks interns for the spring 2015 term.
The subcommittee intern is expected to be motivated and entrepreneurial, have strong written and oral communication skills, be detail-oriented, technically savvy, and perform a variety of tasks. The intern will assist with daily subcommittee operations such as research, database maintenance, fact checking, content editing, and proofreading. The intern will also assist with preparation and execution of subcommittee hearings such as conducting research and analysis, scheduling, and organizing documents for staff and members.
Proactive interns will be able to take advantage of this opportunity by participation in hearings, briefings, and meetings, as well as other opportunities to enhance their knowledge of Asia policy and professional life on Capitol Hill. Interns are expected to demonstrate a high level of professionalism and reliability. All internships are unpaid.
Information about the subcommittee’s membership and recent activities can be found at http://foreignaffairs.house.gov/subcommittees/asia-and-pacific.
Interested candidates should send a resume and a cover letter explaining interest in the subcommittee’s work and qualifications for the position to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are due by March 13, 2015.
Republican Senator seeks a press assistant to assist press secretary and communications director. Day-to-day responsibilities include compiling news clips, drafting press releases, advisories and memos, writing e-newsletter, managing website, constituent photos, video editing, and social media outreach, fielding press calls and assisting with media events. Applicants must be proactive, hardworking, creative and detail oriented. Applicants should have strong writing and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to juggle multiple assignments and work under deadlines. This position would be based in Washington, D.C. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with 222644 as the job referral number in the subject line.
Arizona Republican seeks a Legislative Director, with a minimum of 3 years of legislative experience. Previous Legislative Director or Senior Legislative Assistant experience is preferred. Candidate should have a strong understanding on all issues, a keen understanding of the legislative process, the ability to work in a fast paced environment, and be able to handle several tasks at a time. The Legislative Director will oversea the entire legislative team, and also be responsible for communicating legislative activity back to the district office. Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congresswoman Mimi Walters (CA-45), a Republican freshman member who holds a GOP leadership positon, seeks full or part-time interns to start immediately in her DC office. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to administrative duties, legislative research, helping with mail, assisting with tours and other constituent services. Preference is for an individual who can work full-time from now through May but will also consider a flexible part-time schedule. California ties are preferred, but not necessary. If interested please send a resume and a brief cover letter to to InternshipsCA45@gmail.com with “Internship Application” in the subject line.
The office of Senator Mark R. Warner is seeking a Defense and Foreign Policy LA with experience in defense authorization and appropriations process, pentagon programs, and foreign policy. Qualified candidates will possess strong management, writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills, and value a collaborative work environment. 7 years of experience required. A graduate degree is preferred, as is prior Senate or House experience and prior military service. To apply, interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with the subject line “Legislative Assistant.” This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. This job vacancy closes on March 2, 2015 at 5pm. Applications submitted after that time will not be considered.
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 Summer 2015 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, one page resume, and a writing sample to CHARep.Intern@mail.house.gov with “2015 Summer Internship” in the subject line.
Senior Democrat is looking for an experienced Legislative Assistant to handle Education and Workforce Committee work as well as other issues.
This is not an entry level position.
Previous Hill experience and knowledge of minority education issues is required.
Texas ties and Spanish language skills preferred.
No phones calls or drop-ins, please.
Please send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Northeast House Democrat in need of legislative correspondent for a busy Washington DC office. Great organizational skills, technological abilities, attention to detail, a positive attitude, and VERY strong writing abilities required. The staff member will be responsible for the entire mail program and also for assisting legislative staff with projects from time to time, with the ability to develop their own small legislative portfolio over time. This office is proud to have one of the top turnaround times for mail of any office on the Hill and we are looking for a new staff member to continue this success. Previous Hill experience, a graduate degree, or relevant work experience strongly preferred. Please send, in a single PDF, your cover letter, references, and resume to email@example.com. In your cover letter please indicate any geographic ties you have.
Congressman Steve King (IA-4) is seeking a scheduler to serve in his Washington, D.C. office. Candidate must be a staunch, pro-life, pro-traditional marriage conservative. Responsibilities include but are not limited to managing the Congressman’s D.C. calendar, coordinating logistics and travel arrangements, driving the Congressman to and from off-sight events/meetings, and overseeing administrative work for the Congressman. Must be highly organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, have the ability to adapt to changing circumstances, creatively solve problems and be comfortable multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment while displaying a friendly, professional attitude. Iowa ties are preferred but not required. Please send a resume and cover letter to IA04.Resumes@mail.house.gov with “Congressman Steve King/Scheduler” in the subject line. No calls or drop-ins please.
Congressman Greg Walden is seeking an experienced legislative assistant to manage his health care portfolio on the Energy and Commerce Committee. This is a fast paced office where a candidate would have an excellent opportunity to work on policy and oversight with a member of the House leadership and senior member of the Committee. Main responsibilities include moving legislation through the committee and the House, leading on oversight initiatives, working with stakeholders in Oregon and Washington, D.C., and conducting outreach to constituents. The position will also involve working closely with and helping to manage legislative correspondents. A candidate must have a record of demonstrable results in enacting policy (either on Capitol Hill or in the private sector), be a strong writer, and be able to manage projects independently while working closely with other members of the team. While the primary focus of this position is health care, other issue areas may be needed. Ties to the Pacific Northwest are preferred but not required. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Walden.firstname.lastname@example.org. No other calls, emails, or drop-ins, please.
Congressman Kurt Schrader’s Washington, D.C. office is now accepting internship applications for the spring term. Interns will be responsible for assisting the team with phones, mail, tours, flag-requests, and related front office duties. Additional tasks, including drafting correspondence, research projects, and attending hearings may be assigned on a case by case basis. Undergraduate and post-graduate students are eligible to apply. Positions are unpaid and serve to provide professional and educational value to participants, but students have the opportunity to gain academic credit. Oregon ties are preferred. If interested, please contact our office at Julia.Stafford@mail.house.gov with “Spring Internship” in the subject line. Please include cover letter, resume and a writing sample.
The Office of Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH) is seeking bold, energetic, conservative individuals for paid Internships to start immediately. During your time with our office, you will be given the opportunity to develop leadership, management, and policy experience. Duties include everything from answering phones and mail, conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol, to assisting staff members and Congressman Jordan with achieving our legislative goals and constituent outreach. You will be challenged and will be given practical tools for career and academic success. Applicants should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, be self-motivated, and able to work as part of a professional team. Fourth District/Ohio ties are a plus. All interested persons should contact Tiffany Angulo, Internship Coordinator for Congressman Jim Jordan, at 202-225-2676 or email@example.com. Please see Congressman Jordan’s website at jordan.house.gov for the internship application and necessary documents.
Conservative, Texas Republican looking for a Legislative Assistant to handle Transportation, Defense, Veterans Affairs and a few other issues. The ideal candidate has prior Hill experience, excellent written and oral communications skills, as well as a thorough understanding of the legislative process. The position requires an ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in formulating and recommending policy positions for the Member, and an ability to work cooperatively and courteously with other staff. Core duties include developing legislative initiatives and monitoring legislative developments within related Committees and on the House floor. Brief the Member for floor work, and plan and coordinate legislative support to get bills passed on the floor. Candidate will be expected to take meetings on behalf of the Member, shepherd bills through the legislative process and draft constituent correspondence on behalf of the Congressman. Texas ties strongly preferred. Resumes can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. No calls or drop ins.
The House Republican Conference, a GOP leadership office, is looking for full-time interns for the summer. Responsibilities include coordinating and setting up for events, conferences, and meetings; managing the front office; and many administrative duties. In addition, there are opportunities to work with the communications, coalitions, and policy teams on various projects. Applicants should be detail-oriented and friendly, as well as be able to successfully multitask in a fast-paced, professional environment. Strong written and oral communication skills, as well as strong customer service skills, are required. The applicant should also have a keen interest in the federal government and communications. This position is unpaid. All interested should send a resume, a cover letter, and a list of two references to Conference.Internships@mail.house.gov.
Southern Republican House member seeks Legislative Director. Previous LD experience or significant senior legislative assistant experience required for consideration. Candidate must be well versed on all current policy issues, comfortable speaking with all relevant interest groups, and have a keen understanding on the dynamics of decision making and its impact on key constituencies in the congressional district.
Experience with special project skills and successful legislative initiatives preferred. Salary commensurate with experience.
Please send all resumes and cover letters to email@example.com.
Congressman Ron Kind (WI-03), a member of the House Ways & Means Committee, seeks full or part-time interns to start immediately in his Washington, DC office. Primary responsibilities include issue and legislative research, writing constituent mail, composing statements and press releases, administrative duties, and various other assignments. Washington, DC interns will have the opportunity to attend staff issue briefings and committee hearings to gain firsthand knowledge of how the legislative process works. The position is unpaid and interns are responsible for finding their own housing. Preference is for an individual who can work full-time from now through June but will also consider a flexible part-time schedule. Wisconsin ties are preferred, but not necessary. If interested, please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senate Republican leadership office is seeking a Digital Director to manage digital activity and platforms. Responsibilities include running social media channels and digital content creation for the website and its products. Works to define goals and timelines for digital, and track analytics. The position will work closely with the Communications Director and Policy Director in designing and distributing policy content for the web and social media. Candidates must be highly motivated, able to meet short deadlines, and take on a number of priorities in a fast-paced environment. Minimum of three years professional experience in digital. Salary commensurate with experience. E-mail cover letter and resume to SenateDigitalJob@gmail.com.
The office of Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) seeks an experienced legislative assistant to handle the member’s education & workforce portfolio, along with additional duties. The ideal candidate will have prior experience as a legislative assistant, in-depth knowledge of the legislative process, excellent writing and communications skills, and the ability to work in a fast paced environment. Pennsylvania ties are preferred, but not required. Occasional travel may be necessary. Interested candidates should send their cover letter, resume, references, and writing samples to Nancy.Billet@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line. No walk-ins please.
Moderate Southern Democrat seeks applicants for part-time and full-time unpaid congressional internships in Washington, DC. Duties will include conducting legislative research, drafting memos and responses to letters from constituents, assisting constituents and visitors to the office, assisting with day-to-day operations at the office, answering phones, leading tours of The US Capitol, running errands and performing basic administrative tasks. Candidates should possess superior written and verbal communication skills and an interest in learning the intricacies of the legislative process. Part-time interns will be expected to commit to at least two full day shifts (9:00am to 6:00pm) per week, Monday through Friday. Ties to Florida are preferred, though not required. Interested parties should submit a resume as well as two professional references to FloridaDemResumeRepository@gmail.com.
Midwestern Congresswoman seeks Legislative Aide/Press Assistant. The LA would cover a broad range of non-committee legislative issues including transportation, tax policy, financial services, and veterans’ affairs. Responsibilities include meeting with constituent groups; tracking pertinent legislation within assigned issue areas; preparing issue briefs and writing memos, speeches and talking points. Additionally, the candidate will be expected to assume press responsibilities such as monitoring social media accounts and assisting the Communications Director with generating, disseminating and organizing content. Interested applicants must be talented writers able to work well in a fast-paced environment, and capable of multi-tasking. Previous Capitol Hill experience is preferred, but not required. Please send your resume to Midwest05job@gmail.com. Please no phone calls or drop-offs.
The Washington, DC office of Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-04) seeks a highly motivated part-time intern to begin immediately for Winter/Spring 2015. Successful candidates will demonstrate that they are organized, detail-oriented, and professional. Strong written and oral communication skills are essential.
Intern responsibilities will include but are not limited to assisting staff with legislative, administrative, constituent relations, and press activities. Interns will: answer phones; sort, distribute, and respond to constituent mail; lead tours of the US Capitol building; attend hearings and briefings; and assist with legislative research.
Please send a resume, cover letter, and brief writing sample to email@example.com. Candidates with Oregon ties are strongly encouraged to apply. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.
Midwest Democratic Senator seeks highly motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual for open Staff Assistant position. Responsibilities include answering the telephones, logging and forwarding constituent opinions, greeting visitors to the office, and other projects as assigned. Qualified candidates should be personable, well-organized, resourceful, work well as a part of a team, and be able to handle a fast-paced, changing environment. Prior Hill internship or other Hill experience preferred. We are an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with 222643 as the job referral number in the subject line.
Active Republican House Member seeks candidate to manage the Member’s schedule and office logistics. Primary duties include processing all scheduling requests, maintaining the Member’s schedule, ensuring the Member has briefing materials for all meetings in D.C. and the district, and ensuring the Member’s time is used efficiently and effectively. The qualified candidate will be: highly organized and skilled at handling multiple tasks at once; detail oriented; able to keep up in a fast paced environment; proactive, anticipating the needs and expectations of the Member; team oriented with good communication skills; and resourceful and able to solve problems creatively and independently This is not an entry-level position and prior Hill experience is strongly preferred. To apply please send a resume and cover letter to GOPhousescheduler@gmail.com.
Democratic Senator is looking for LA to work on a broad legislative portfolio including Agriculture, Labor and Indian Affairs. Responsibilities include drafting legislation, planning legislative strategy, preparing for hearings, meeting with constituent groups and writing memos, speeches and talking points. This position requires building of strong coalitions with various federal offices including the Army Corp of Engineers and Federal Emergency Management Agency. Interested applicants must be strong writers, independent self-starters and work well in a fast-paced environment. Applicants with strong legislative backgrounds and Capitol Hill experience are especially encouraged to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with 222637 as the job referral number in the subject line.
The Office of Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) is seeking a full- or part-time national security intern for our Washington, D.C. office. Candidates should be well organized, have good oral and written communication skills, and possess a strong interest in learning about the legislative process, homeland security, defense, and intelligence issues. The intern will assist in the day-to-day operations of a DC Congressional office by supporting members of staff with constituent communication, and will also assist with legislative research and administrative activities. National security policy experience and 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 Christine.Wagner@mail.house.gov. No calls or walk-ins please.
A Northwest Democratic Senator is looking for a Communications Director for the Washington, DC office. The ideal candidate will be a communications veteran with at least five years in public relations. Experience on Capitol Hill and in the Northwest is strongly preferred. The Communications Director is a member of the senior management team and must be a creative and strategic thinker with strong writing and oral communication skills. Although the position is based in Washington, DC, occasional travel will be required. The primary responsibilities will be to develop and execute an effective communications strategy to keep constituents informed on legislative initiatives and other federal issues. This will include responsibility for all press communications, web presence/social media, and speechwriting. The Communications Director will work closely with the Senator, Chief of Staff, legislative, and outreach staff. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with 222636 as the job referral number in the subject line.
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.