Archive for November, 2015
The Washington, DC office of Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-04) is seeking motivated, organized, and reliable individuals to fill internship positions in the Spring of 2016.
Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phones, conducting Capitol Tours, sorting incoming mail, attending briefings, conducting legislative research and performing other administrative tasks.
Successful candidates will possess excellent written and oral communication skills, a strong attentiveness to detail, an ability to work in a fast paced environment, an eagerness to learn about the legislative process, as well as a minimum four day per week availability. Spanish-fluency and Illinois ties are a plus. Internships are unpaid.
Please send a résumé, cover letter, and dates of availability to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Intern Spring 2016” in the subject line.
The Democratic Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry seeks a General Counsel with strong oral and written communication skills to serve as a senior advisor to the Ranking Member. Primary responsibilities include formulation of legislative initiatives, providing oversight of relevant agencies, assisting with the nomination process, and negotiating with other Committees and Congressional offices. Duties include providing technical and legal analysis of legislation and Committee jurisdiction, recommending legislative strategies and tactics as appropriate, drafting bills and amendments, and performing other Committee business as required. The ideal candidate will have the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgement over a broad range of legislative issues and situations. J.D. required. Substantial Hill and/or agency work experience and familiarity with Senate rules and procedures preferred. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to email@example.com with 223017 as the job referral number in the subject line.
The Office of Rep. Tom Graves (GA-14) is seeking full and part-time interns for the Winter/Spring 2016 semester in its Washington D.C. office. Applicants should possess strong written and verbal communication skills and a strong work ethic. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting the staff with general office duties, answering phones, responding to constituent mail, researching legislative issues, leading Capitol Hill tours, and attending briefings and hearings. Although internships are unpaid, our office is happy to fill out any necessary forms for students to receive credit at their respective college or university. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Ryan Diffley at Ryan.Diffley@mail.house.gov. State ties preferred, but not required.
Democratic Senator seeks an energetic, friendly, and dedicated person to serve as Staff Assistant. Thisperson will possess a high-degree of organization with the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Duties include, but are not limited to answering and routing telephone calls, fulfilling various constituent requests, greeting visitors, leading tours of the Capitol and tallying constituent opinion calls. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, work well in a team setting, be flexible in a demanding environment and have excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong West Virginia ties are preferred. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with 223019 as the job referral number in the subject line.
The Office of Rep. Scott Rigell (VA-02) is seeking politically Conservative unpaid Spring 2016 interns in their Washington, DC, office to begin in December/ January through May. The Office seeks an outgoing, enthusiastic person with at least 3 days/week availability who would like experience working in a Congressional Office. Virginia ties are a plus but not required. Interested persons should submit resume to Julie.Moorhead@mail.house.gov.
The office of U.S. Rep. Brad Ashford seeks full-or part-time interns that can start immediately or spring 2016 in the Washington, D.C. office. Prospective interns should be mature, self-motivated, and enthusiastic. Candidates should also have strong research and writing skills. Duties will include answering phones, giving U.S. Capitol tours, maintaining the front office, processing mail, taking notes at hearings and briefings, as well as assisting staff with legislative research and drafting letters. Internships are unpaid and applicants for 2016 should be available from January to May. Nebraska ties are a plus but not required. For more information and to apply, please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Deadline to apply for 2016 is December 1, 2015.
The office of Congressman Poliquin is looking for interns for the spring semester. Internships in the Washington, D.C., office offer students and young professionals invaluable experience with the legislative process. Interns work side by side with experienced full-time staff, and play an integral part in the daily operations of the office. A typical day for our interns includes welcoming folks to the office, researching legislation for the Congressman and policy staff, and answering constituent calls and letters on various issues before the House. How to Apply: Please forward a resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Office of Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (D-FL-24) seeks a Legislative Director with substantive Hill experience and a great personality.
The ideal candidate is very organized, detail-oriented, and able to work in a fast-paced, positive team environment. Candidates must have a complete understanding of floor and committee procedures, possess sharp political and legislative instincts, and be an excellent writer. Applicants should demonstrate the ability to execute legislative plans in close coordination with the district office and the communications team.
Please email a cover letter, resume, references, and writing sample to FL24Applications@gmail.com, with “Legislative Director” in the subject line, by November 30, 2015. Please, no drop bys or phone calls.
The Office of Congressman Sam Farr (D-CA) is looking to hire full and part-time unpaid Legislative Interns to work in our Washington, DC office. The internship will begin Jana and go through March. You’ll be responsible for attending hearings and briefings, providing administrative support, guiding Capitol tours, conducting legislative research, drafting correspondence and a variety of policy related projects to assist legislative staffers. Excellent time management skills, a healthy sense of humor, creativity and a strong commitment to teamwork are qualities we’re looking for. CA ties a plus, but not required.
If you’d like to be considered for a Legislative Internship position, please send a cover letter with your availability and resume to email@example.com with “Legislative Intern Application” in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please no phone calls.
Minority staff for the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee seeks a legal fellow for the spring 2016 semester. The position offers law students and recent graduates the opportunity to assist with congressional oversight and investigations of the efficiency and effectiveness of a wide variety of Federal agencies and programs. Responsibilities include drafting letters and memorandum for counsels, conducting legal research, and reviewing and organizing documents and other materials. The position is ideal for self-motived individuals with strong communication and interpersonal skills. Prior experience working on Capitol Hill or in the Executive Branch is preferred and individuals with Delaware connections are encouraged to apply. The Committee will work with students who can receive academic credit for the experience. Qualified applicants should e-mail a resume, transcript, and short writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org by COB, December 18, 2015.
Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) is seeking Internship applicants for his Washington, DC office for Spring 2016. These positions offer a unique opportunity to help respond to individuals who need help with a federal problem, and to learn about broader community and national concerns. Interns assist staff with constituent services and legislative research. If you are interested in interning, email Lloyd.Doggett@mail.house.gov with your resume and three references, a writing sample, and advise when you would be available. Candidates should have a strong work ethic and a positive attitude. Texas ties and Spanish skills a plus.
The House Committee on Energy and Commerce Democratic Staff seeks qualified graduate and undergraduate interns for the spring 2016 semester. An internship with the House Energy and Commerce Committee is designed to give students a thorough understanding of a Congressional committee’s role in the legislative process. Throughout the course of their internship, interns will assist staff with administrative tasks such as answering phones, organizing documents, and running errands around the Capitol complex. In addition, interns will have the opportunity to perform legislative research, shadow staff at hearings, and assist in drafting letters and memos on subjects within the Committee’s broad jurisdiction.
If you are interested in applying, please send a resume, cover letter, and two references to InternshipResume.EC@mail.house.gov.
Midwest Senior Democratic Senator is seeking to fill the position of Deputy Scheduler in the Washington, DC office. Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: DC scheduling request management and request responses, greet scheduled meetings, take photos of meetings occurring in the Senator’s office, backing up the Scheduler/EA as needed, advance speeches and off Hill events, and assist in the overall operation of the office. Applicants must be highly organized, detail oriented, adaptable to constantly changing schedule, dependable, and have strong interpersonal skills. The Deputy Scheduler must, at times, be flexible with his/her hours as the Senator’s schedule demands. This is not considered to be an entry level position; previous scheduling experience is preferred but not required, and applicants must possess a willingness to learn and an interest in administrative work. The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or sexual orientation. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with 223018 as the job referral number in the subject line.
The office of Congressman Diane Black (TN-06) seeks a full time, paid press intern for her Washington D.C. office for an immediate start date. The preferred candidate will possess an ability to generate ideas and work independently, as well as strong writing skills and digital capabilities. (e.g., Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, etc.) Intern will work directly with the press secretary and responsibilities include: generating content and graphics for social media, maintaining the Congressman’s website, drafting media advisories, coordinating the office’s 499 program, and taking photos of the Congressman at all Washington-area events. Applicants should be willing to work in a fast-paced environment on tight deadlines. Preference is given to candidates with a prior internship and/or with graphic design experience. The duration of the internship is flexible, however candidates should be prepared to provide a commitment of at least four months. Please send resume and cover letter to Jonathan.Frank@mail.house.gov. No phone calls, please.
Rep. Garrett seeks a conservative to serve as a Staff Assistant for his DC office. Duties include running the front office, answering incoming phone calls, managing our constituent programs (tours, flags, etc) and assisting the staff. New Jersey ties are preferred. Please send resume and cover letter to NJ05.firstname.lastname@example.org no later than November 20th.
The Office of Congressman Michael Capuano (D-MA) is looking for full-time interns to aid our administrative and legislative teams. Responsibilities include: researching legislative issues, attending legislative hearings, answering phone calls, processing constituent mail, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, and assisting in any other special projects/tasks that may arise. Applicants should be self-motivated, reliable, hardworking, and have strong communication skills. Massachusetts ties preferred, but not required.
Winter internships start in January and run through the end of April/May. Internships are unpaid, but academic credit is available.
Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and a one-page writing sample in PDF format to email@example.com.
Congressman Ben Ray Luján (NM-03) is seeking unpaid full-time and part-time interns for his Washington, D.C. office. Candidates should be motivated, flexible, and detail-oriented individuals with immediate availability, and a preference for those who can stay two-three months. New Mexico ties are a plus, but are not required.
Intern responsibilities include answering constituent phone calls, leading tours of the Capitol, sorting mail and faxes, writing letters, and assisting experienced staff with projects in diverse issue areas. Candidates should be outgoing and possess strong oral and written communication skills, an ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, and a good sense of humor. Candidates with New Mexico ties are strongly encouraged to apply. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and a 1-2 page writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Southern Republican seeks spokesperson and media point of contact. The ideal candidate would have strong writing skills and the ability to work in a team environment. Responsibilities include: local and national media interaction, digital media management, and writing press releases and newsletters. Some prior media experience required – Ideal candidate is a junior press staffer looking for a new challenge in a robust 1-person press operation. Interested candidates should send their resume and two writing samples to email@example.com.
Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI) is seeking full and part-time interns for the spring 2016 semester. Interns in our office perform legislative and administrative work while gaining valuable career and educational experience. Specific duties include providing constituent services, attending policy briefings and committee hearings, performing legislative research, and supporting staff members on various projects of interest. Rhode Island ties are preferred but not required.
Qualified candidates are organized and detail-oriented; responsible, willing to learn, able to work cooperatively in a team setting; possess strong oral and written communications skills; and are committed to public service. All internships are unpaid. To apply: send a resume, cover letter, two brief writing samples, and dates of availability to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The office of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) is seeking a full-time communications intern for her Washington D.C. office for Spring of 2016. Ideal candidate must possess strong writing skills, be detail-oriented and professional. Intern will work directly with the communications director and members of the media. Responsibilities would include writing releases, monitoring social media and developing media strategies. Position is unpaid and serves to provide professional and educational value to participants. Office is flexible in allowing interns to attend hearings and briefings as well as work with LA’s on issues of their interest. Potential applicants must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment and be interested in learning more about the legislative process. Candidates with photography and graphic design experience are strongly encouraged to apply.Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com. No phone calls, please.
Interns – Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (majority)
The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations majority (Republican) staff seeks an undergraduate student or recent graduate for an unpaid internship, starting immediately. Applicants must be motivated, hard-working, and have strong written and oral communication skills. Responsibilities include conducting research, preparing memoranda for professional staff, participating in preparation for hearings, and various administrative tasks including answering phone calls and directing meetings to staff. Full-time applicants preferred and part-time applicants welcome. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with 223015 as the job referral number in the subject line.
Congressman Adam Smith (WA-09) is seeking a Legislative Assistant for his Washington, DC office. The ideal candidate would have Washington state ties, at least 2-3 years of legislative experience and/or a strong understanding of health and immigration policy.
Responsibilities include staffing the Member; managing legislative work in the assigned issue areas; drafting legislation and constituent correspondence; representing the Member at official events and in meetings. Strong writing and oral communication skills; ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment; being a strong team player; and having a sense of humor are important. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Salary range is $40,000 – $45,000 dependent upon experience. Please send cover letter, resume, a brief writing sample and three references to WA09.email@example.com. The job opening closes on November 18th. No calls or drop ins please.
Democratic senator on the Judiciary Committee is accepting applications for law clerks for Spring 2016 (January – May). Clerks will assist the counsels and staff with issues in the jurisdiction of the Judiciary Committee, including commercial privacy, government privacy and transparency, antitrust, judicial nominations, criminal justice, civil rights, LGBT rights, reproductive rights, immigration, and campaign finance. Applications from 2Ls and 3Ls will be accepted. This position is unpaid, but the office will support successful candidates’ efforts to obtain academic credit and/or outside funding. To apply, please send a resume, short cover letter, transcript, references, and a short writing sample (no more than 5 pages) to firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Please include “Judiciary Committee Law Clerk App. Spring 2016” in the subject line of the email.
Democratic Congressional Oversight Subcommittee is seeking an energetic, thoughtful investigator with outstanding written and oral communications skills. Must be self-motivated, diligent, team player adept at conducting extensive research, quickly summarizing key issues and able to juggle multiple tasks. Investigations include a wide range of subjects including energy and environmental topics and issues that impact federal science, space, and homeland security programs. Strong awareness of environmental and public health issues preferred. Attorneys with oversight experience encouraged to apply. Candidate should be comfortable briefing Members of Congress, interviewing federal officials and writing substantive investigative reports. Ideally, candidate is experienced at uncovering allegations of waste, fraud, abuse and mismanagement and is curious, driven and good natured. Please send a resume and cover letter to SciResumes@mail.house.gov. This position will close on December 1, 2015.
Congressman Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03) seeks applicants for an unpaid internship in his Washington, D.C. office for the spring semester. Interns will be responsible for answering phones, speaking with constituents, giving tours of the U.S. Capitol, attending briefings and hearings for legislative staff, and supporting the office with any additional duties. Other duties may include legislative research, as well as constituent correspondence. The ideal candidate will be a college student or recent graduate who is motivated, possesses strong writing and organizational skills and is willing to jump in wherever needed with a positive attitude. A congressional internship provides unparalleled value and insight into the workings of a D.C. office and the legislative process, as well as networking opportunities and exposure to important issues before Congress. Tennessee ties are a plus, but not requires. To apply, please visit: http://fleischmann.house.gov/serving-you/internships.
The office of U.S. Senator Bob Menendez seeks a full-time press intern for the spring 2016 session in the Washington, D.C. office. Prospective interns should be mature, self-motivated, and enthusiastic. Candidates must be available early in the morning to compile daily news clips and have strong communications and research skills. Press interns work primarily with the members of our press office. Responsibilities include helping to prepare daily press clips in the morning for member/staff distribution, drafting and distributing press releases, researching and monitoring press accounts, assisting press staff with various press events. In addition, press interns may be asked to help performing a variety of administrative tasks including answering phones, giving U.S. Capitol tours, as well as assisting staff with legislative research and drafting letters. Internship is unpaid and applicants should be available January – May. New Jersey ties are preferred but not required and having Spanish language ability is a plus. For more information and to apply, please visit: (http://www.menendez.senate.gov/services/internships). Deadline to apply is December 1, 2015.
Congressman Earl Blumenauer seeks a Legislative Director with strong leadership and organizational skills. Responsibilities include advising on all legislative matters, managing and mentoring legislative staff, and developing and implementing legislative strategy. Candidates should have strong communications skills and an in-depth knowledge of the legislative process and procedure. Most importantly, candidates should demonstrate the ability to execute legislative plans in close coordination with the district office and the communications team. Oregon ties a plus, but not required. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and brief—no more than one page—writing sample to David.Skillman@mail.house.gov.
Democratic Congressman seeks applicants for full- or part-time unpaid press internship for Spring 2016. 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. Maryland residents or strong ties to Maryland are preferred. Please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to email@example.com by November 23rd with “Spring Press Internship” in the subject line.
A senior U.S. House office is seeking a digital strategist. Candidate must be proficient with social media management and graphic design, have an understanding of basic video editing and production, and be capable of managing a WordPress website. Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must. Compensation is competitive and will be commensurate with experience. For more information and to apply, please visit
The office of Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) is seeking unpaid interns for winter/spring 2016. Interns in the Washington, D.C. office will gain valuable experience supporting legislative staff and will learn about the operations of a congressional office. Responsibilities will include: conducting legislative research, providing office support, answering phones, assisting with constituent correspondence, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, and assisting staff with projects as assigned. Successful candidates will demonstrate professionalism, strong communication skills, and an interest in learning more about the legislative process. Candidates with Oregon ties are strongly encouraged to apply. The deadline for applications for the winter/spring 2016 internship is November 20th. To apply, please visit http://bonamici.house.gov/internshipform.
The Washington, D.C. office of Congressman Dan Donovan (NY-11) is seeking applications for full- or part-time, unpaid interns for the Spring semester. Applicants must be willing to work at least two full days a week. Interns will be responsible for answering phones, talking with constituents, scheduling and giving tours of the U.S. Capitol, attending briefings and hearings for legislative staff, and supporting the office with any additional duties. Interested candidates should email a current resume and a list of three references, with the subject line “Spring Internship” to NY11Resumes@mail.house.gov.
Intern needed to start immediately. Remainder of Fall 2015 & Spring 2016
We are seeking energetic and proficient interns in the Washington, D.C. office of Congresswoman Corrine Brown (FL05). An internship in Congresswoman Brown’s office will provide valuable experience to students as they prepare for their professional careers.
Interns have the opportunity to work with and assist all members of the staff, including legislative, administrative, outreach and press duties. Washington, DC interns will be encouraged to take advantage of the many hearings, workshops and seminars that are held on Capitol Hill.
In addition, we are happy to work with your college or university to arrange for academic credit. Applicants should be highly motivated and enthusiastic self-starters.
• Supporting administrative staff: answering phones, database entry, and sorting mail.
• Supporting legislative staff: tracking constituent correspondence, drafting letters, and conducting research.
• Attending briefings and hearings for legislative staff.
• Compiling Social Media Post.
• Promoting constituent outreach efforts by communicating with constituents and constituent groups, attending meetings and events, and drafting correspondence.
Application process: Applicants should send a cover letter, availability and a resume. Those interested in a Washington, DC internship should email Brown.Website@mail.house.gov.
Progressive Maryland Democrat seeks qualified interns to join her Washington, D.C. office for an unpaid legislative internship during the Spring 2016 term. Applicants should have a familiarity with the legislative process and have a desire to learn while being a part of a hardworking team. Ideal candidates will possess strong writing and verbal communication skills, a demonstrated interest in legislative issues, the ability to multi-task and conduct research, and an enthusiastic attitude. Interns will have the opportunity to assist staff with legislative and scheduling projects, attend briefings and hearings, draft memos, sort and distribute mail, and give Capitol tours. Candidates with Maryland ties are strongly encouraged to apply. Please email a resume, cover letter stating your availability, and a brief and a one page writing sample by Friday, December 4, 2015 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Office of Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson (D-FL-24) seeks an enthusiastic, highly-organized, and personable Staff Assistant for her Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include driving, supporting Member’s daily activities, managing front desk operations, answering telephones, greeting visitors, coordinating tours for visiting guests, processing flag requests, answering constituent requests for general information, and other tasks as assigned.
Applicants must have excellent written and interpersonal communications skills, a car, a sense of humor, and the ability to work long hours in a fast-paced, team environment. Capitol Hill or comparable experience is preferred, but not required. Interested individuals should email a cover letter, resume, and three references to FL24Applications@gmail.com, with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line, by November 16, 2015. Please, no drop bys or phone calls.
The office of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) is seeking full-time interns for her Washington D.C. office for Spring of 2016. Ideal candidate would be professional, dependable and possess strong writing skills and work ethic. Responsibilities include phone assistance, constituent correspondence, Capitol tours and other legislative projects. Positions are unpaid and serve to provide professional and educational value to participants. Office is flexible in allowing interns to attend hearings and briefings as well as work with LA’s on issues of their interest. Candidates must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment and be interested in learning more about the legislative process. Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com. No phone calls, please.
The Democratic office of the Committee on House Administration seeks energetic and self-motivated undergraduate or graduate level students as well as recent graduates with an interest in government and public policy to apply for its Winter/Spring 2016 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), elections oversight, member services, and other projects as well as providing general front office support. Please note that this is not a paid internship. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and available hours to CHADem.Intern@mail.house.gov with the subject headline, “CHA Dem Internship.”
Our office is seeking an enthusiastic and organized Staff Assistant to join the DC office team. Responsibilities will include managing the front office, greeting visitors and constituents, managing the intern program, handling tour and flag requests, and assisting staff with various tasks as assigned. No phone calls or drop-ins please. Please submit resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congressman Reed (NY-23) seeks full or part-time unpaid interns for the 2016 spring semester in our Washington D.C. office. Qualified candidates must be organized, hard-working, detail-oriented, responsible, and dependable as well as possess good oral and written communication skills. Responsibilities would range from leading tours of the Capitol, running errands, handling constituent communications to assisting staff with legislative research, writing memos and attending committee hearings. New York ties are preferred. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to email@example.com to apply.
The office of U.S. Senator Bob Menendez seeks full-or part-time interns for the spring 2016 session in the Washington, D.C. office. Prospective interns should be mature, self-motivated, and enthusiastic. Candidates should also have strong research and writing skills. Duties will include answering phones, giving U.S. Capitol tours, maintaining the front office, processing mail, taking notes at hearings and briefings, as well as assisting staff with legislative research and drafting letters. Internships are unpaid and applicants should be available from January to May. New Jersey ties are preferred but not required and having Spanish language ability is a plus. For more information and to apply, please visit: (http://www.menendez.senate.gov/services/internships). Deadline to apply is December 1, 2015.
The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, Republican Staff is currently seeking interns for Spring 2016 (available to start in January). Interns perform a variety of tasks that support the staff in our legislative and media work. Legislative tasks may include, but are not limited to, legislative research, assembling information, assisting staff during hearing and markup preparation and execution, and attending hearings, markups, briefings and meetings. Media work may include assisting staff to organize and staff Committee press conferences and assisting with the production of daily news clips relating to Committee’s issues. Undergraduate Interns are also trained to perform administrative duties, such as answering phones, and sorting and distributing mail.Interested applicants should email their cover letter and resume to Brian Corcoran at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conservative Wisconsin Republican is looking for unpaid interns in the Washington office for the Spring 2016 Semester. Primary responsibilities include answering phones, greeting visitors, managing flag requests, conducting tours, and performing other administrative duties as needed. Conducting legislative research, assisting with press, 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 your resume to WI06resumes@gmail.com with “Internship” in the subject line.
The Office of Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks (IN-05) is seeking full-time and part-time interns in her Washington, D.C. office. The internship would take place over the Spring term, beginning in January and lasting through May (start and end dates flexible). The office is looking for both legislative and press interns. Legislative responsibilities include researching legislation for the Member and legislative staff, answering constituent letters on various issues before the House, and leading U.S. Capitol tours. Press responsibilities include assisting the communications director with gathering news clips, drafting releases, and maintain social media. Interns will also partake in administrative duties such as answering phones and maintaining the office’s constituent database. Candidates should be motivated and have a desire to learn about the legislative process. Strong verbal and interpersonal skills required. Indiana ties preferred, but not required. If interested, please submit an application on our website, susanwbrooks.house.gov. Please refer to the “services” tab, click on internships, and submit your application. In the comments section, please indicate whether you are interested in legislative, press, or both. Any questions can be directed to email@example.com.
Northeastern Democratic Senator is seeking a Legislative Correspondent for the foreign policy, military, and defense portfolios. Primary responsibilities include responding to constituent mail, keeping abreast of legislative developments, and providing assistance to legislative assistants, including meeting with constituent groups. The ideal candidate has the ability to communicate effectively, both written and orally, and is able to prioritize and perform duties in a fast-paced environment. Hill experience is strongly preferred. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Interested applicants should send both cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with 223011 as the job referral number in the subject line.
Apply for an internship with Congressman David Rouzer’s office to experience what it’s like to work on Capitol Hill. The internships in our office are unpaid, but offer students invaluable work experience and tremendous exposure into the way Congress operates. Hours can be made flexible to accommodate students’ course schedules and commitments, but generally run from 8:30 AM to 6 PM when Congress is in session. When not in session, hours are from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM. If anyone has any further questions please contact the intern coordinator at email@example.com or refer to the Congressman’s website: https://rouzer.house.gov/internships. We have available spots in the Spring as well as during the Summer months.
The Washington, D.C. office of Representative Frank Guinta (NH-01) is currently seeking applicants that wish to intern in the Spring of 2016, the internship term runs flexibly from January 6 to May 20, 2016. Internships are available to qualified college students seeking college credit or recent college graduates. Positions serve to provide professional and educational value to participants as well as an understanding of our federal legislative process. New Hampshire or North Eastern ties are preferred, but they are not required. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: providing tours of the Capitol, answering phones, helping staff process constituents’ mail and inquiries. Other responsibilities may include assisting staff with legislative research, writing meeting briefings, and attending committee hearings. Candidates should possess an interest in the legislative process, strong communication skills, along with a motivation and organization. If you are interested in being considered for an internship, please send your resume, cover letter, and, any relevant writing samples to Molly.Stevens@mail.house.gov.
The Democratic Staff of the House Budget Committee is currently accepting applications for full-time interns for spring of 2016 (January – May). Interns are given the opportunity to work on substantive projects under the direction of Committee Staff while also serving a general administrative function. Primary responsibilities include answer phones, reviewing budget news articles, conducting research, and preparing for Committee events. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in Budget Committee briefings, hearings and markups. In addition, interns are encouraged to attend events held by other committees. Preference will be given to applicants who have completed at least two years of undergraduate education. Ideal candidates can work full time from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday, or a minimum of four days per week. Interested applicants should apply at the following link: http://democrats.budget.house.gov/about/internships.
Congresswoman Julia Brownley (CA-26) seeks energetic and experienced Communications Director to handle press and communications operations. Candidates must possess pro-active energy and initiative for earned media, excellent writing and organizational skills, strong political judgment, the ability to work under tight deadlines, and a knack for converting complicated, policy issues into simple, values-oriented language.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, developing and implementing a strategic communications plan; drafting press releases, talking points, op-eds, and speeches; cultivating reporter relationships; identifying new press opportunities; shaping and planning media events; overseeing mail program; managing congressional website, social media, and weekly electronic newsletter.
The ideal candidate will have previous press experience on Capitol Hill or at the federal level, at least 3-4 years’ experience in media relations, social media expertise, and knowledge of federal legislation or a keen desire to learn. Ties to Southern California a plus. Fluent in Spanish a big plus. This is not an entry level position. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Please e-mail resumes with three relevant writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. No calls please.
Congressman David Schweikert (AZ-06) seeks applicants for an unpaid internship in his Washington, D.C. office for the spring semester. Interns will be responsible for answering phones, speaking with constituents, giving tours of the U.S. Capitol, attending briefings and hearings for legislative staff, and supporting the office with any additional duties. Other duties may include legislative research, as well as constituent correspondence. The ideal candidate will be a college student or recent graduate who is motivated, possesses strong writing and organizational skills and is willing to jump in wherever needed with a positive attitude. Although internships are unpaid, the office is happy to fill out any necessary forms for students to receive credit at their respective college or university. Arizona ties are a plus, but not required. To apply, please visit: http://schweikert.house.gov/congressional-internships/.
The Office of Congressman Carlos Curbelo (FL-26) is looking for unpaid interns in the Washington office for the Spring 2016 Semester. Primary responsibilities include answering phones, greeting visitors, managing flag requests, conducting tours, and performing other administrative duties as needed. Conducting legislative research, assisting with press, and drafting constituent correspondence may also be assigned. A competitive applicant is attentive to detail and has excellent verbal and written communication skills. Florida or district ties are preferred, but not required. Please send your resume to email@example.com with “Internship” in the subject line.
The Office of Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI) is seeking full-time and part-time interns for the 2016 Spring semester (January – May) in its Washington, D.C. location. The ideal candidate will have excellent research and writing skills, be able to multi-task, and interact well with constituents. Interns will have the opportunity to gain experience working on Capitol Hill, learn about the legislative process, and attend briefings of interest. Responsibilities include answering the phone, guiding tours of the Capitol, assisting with constituent correspondence, and supporting the legislative and communications staff on various projects. Internships are unpaid, but both full-time and part-time positions are available. Hours are 9-6 when Congress is in session, and 9-5 out of session. To apply, please visit https://cicilline.house.gov/serving-you/internships or email Annika.Lichtenbaum@mail.house.gov with a resume and one- page writing sample.