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1 vacancy in the following location:
- Washington DC, DC
Work Schedule is Full-Time – Permanent
Opened Friday 3/31/2017 (3 day(s) ago)
Closes Friday 4/21/2017 (18 day(s) away)
$94,796.00 to $145,629.00 / Per Year
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Who May Apply
United States Citizens
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Thank you for your interest in learning about the process for joining the President Elect’s transition effort. Please find below the information regarding the application process and instructions.
President Elect Trump has promised to change Washington, DC and that will start with identifying and recruiting the finest men and women from across the country to serve in his Administration. Any individual who wishes to serve the Administration should utilize this online application in order to participate.
The President Elect will make appointments for a variety of positions throughout the federal government; some will require Senate confirmation, while others will not. Appointments that require Senate confirmation include the Cabinet, subcabinet, members of regulatory commissions, ambassadorships, judgeships, as well as members of numerous advisory boards.
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The Office of Congressman Jody Hice (GA-10) is seeking full-time and part-time interns for our Summer internship program. Intern responsibilities include but are not limited to answering phones, conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol, researching legislation, assisting with mail distribution, attending briefings, drafting constituent correspondence letters, and assisting staff with special projects. Applicants should be public policy oriented, organized, hardworking, well-mannered, and enthusiastic. Although the internship is unpaid, interns will earn on-the-job experience and learn the ins and outs of a U.S. House of Representatives Congressional office. Georgia ties preferred but not required. Interested applicants please send resume and cover letter to: Nadgey Louis-Charles at Nadgey.Louis-Charles@mail.house.gov. In the subject Line please put First Name Last Name: Summer Internship Application. Deadline is March 31st.
Job Summary: The position is for a Staff Assistant in the Washington, DC Congressional Office. The incumbent will be responsible for working with the Legislative Director and the Chief of Staff in developing and implementing the Congressman’s legislative agenda. The incumbent will be responsible for handling specific legislative priorities as defined by the Congressman, Chief of Staff and Legislative Director. The employee will also be responsible for answering correspondence (i.e. dear colleague letters/constituent mail/e-mails, etc.) directed to the Congressman as well as attend assigned committee hearings and mark-ups.
Responsible for assisting the Legislative Director in briefing the Congressman on scheduled House Floor activities and roll call votes.
Assist with the drafting of assigned constituent mail/e-mails.
Assist with the drafting of assigned floor statements/talking points and speeches.
Assist with responding to “Dear Colleague” letters that require the Congressman’s signature/co-sponsorship on assigned issues.
Attend meetings/briefings with the Congressman or on his behalf as assigned by the Congressman/Chief of Staff and/or Legislative Director.
Assist with the preparation of committee hearing materials.
Assist with answering office phones and general inquiries.
Other duties as assigned.
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Other duties as assigned by the Legislative Director
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Assist with answering office phones and recording constituent/caller concerns regarding specific issues.
Attend weekly staff meetings.
Participate in bi-weekly Joint Staff Conference Calls.
Requirements: This program is limited to veterans who have served on active duty since September 11, 2001, with less than 20 years of service and have a minimum 30% disability rating from the Department of Veterans Affairs. High school degree required, some college courses preferred but not required. Professional education through the U.S. military is highly encouraged. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Recent experience with and understanding of the U.S. Military and Department of Veterans’ Affairs structure, procedures, and policies. Service-oriented, positive attitude, and strong teamwork ability.”
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Contact: Interested veterans should visit www.cao.house.gov for more information. Please submit a resume, a copy of the last DD214 issued (page 4) and a letter from the VA indicating a 30% or greater rating (not necessary if medically retired) to email@example.com. Do not send resumes directly to the office of Congressman Green.
U.S. Senate Page Program, a department of the Sergeant at Arms, is seeking an Executive Assistant to the Program Director. Responsibilities include providing advanced administrative support for a variety of functions involving highly confidential and sensitive program information; supervising and assisting with in loco parentis responsibilities for Senate pages; responding to health and safety emergencies in accordance with established protocols and guidelines; administering financial invoices, purchase orders, payment vouchers; making authorized purchases; assisting with annual budget development; oversight of residence hall facilities, and building maintenance issues. Qualified applicants must possess the minimum of an Associate’s Degree and 3-5 years of relevant administrative experience; the ability to handle confidential information; calculate, and reconcile financial data; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships including the supervision of an adolescent population; proficiency with relevant software, Web applications, spreadsheets, and databases; and availability to work during the hours of 7:00 am – 4:00 pm. Applicants may review the vacancy announcement, and must follow the application instructions posted here http://www.senate.gov/employment/saa/positions.htm#2.
Congressman Brad Ashford (D-NE-02) seeks a creative, pro-active team player to serve as a Digital Director/Press Assistant in his Washington, D.C. office.
Responsibilities include: managing social media strategy across multiple platforms, managing the official website, creating graphics and editing video, writing e-Newsletters, and drafting press releases and talking points. Candidates must have strong oral and written communications skills and the ability to work quickly under pressure. Candidates must also have knowledge of Franking regulations, social media strategy, and some graphic design experience. Ideal candidates will have a strong familiarity with Nebraska’s second district.
Candidates should submit a resume, two writing samples, two graphic design samples, and three references to Jeremy.Nordquist@mail.house.gov by Wednesday, March 9th.
The search is on for an Illinois-based District Director for a Democratic Member of Congress!
This is what they are looking for:
Comfort with a role with lots of autonomy. Need someone seasoned, strong managerial skills, understands the demanding nature of a DD role.
Political savvy. Maturity. Integrity. Can represent the member and project their values in the district.
A master networker and relationship builder.
If interested, please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line, “Illinois District Director.”
The office of Congressman Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) is currently seeking interns to work in his Capitol Hill offices from March to mid-May. Duties include assisting the legislative staff with policy research and projects, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, attending committee hearings and briefings, aiding in constituent correspondence, in addition to various other administrative tasks. Join our dynamic office and experience first-hand the public policy process, along with many functions of both a congressional and a leadership office. Interested candidates should complete the internship application available on the Congressman’s website: http://kevinmccarthy.house.gov/services/internships. If you have any questions, please contact Trevor Smith at (202) 225-2915 or email@example.com.
Florida Republican House Member seeks an enthusiastic, qualified, and highly organized individual to fill an open Legislative Correspondent position. General responsibilities will include managing the Congressman’s constituent mail program and a small portfolio of policy issues. This position involves daily sorting of mail and emails, drafting responses to constituent letters, and overall management of the mail program. Applicants should have an understanding of the legislative process, excellent writing and research skills, solid work-ethic, and shared commitment to constitutional principles. Friendly office looking for team player. Florida ties a plus. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to: FloridaConservativeRepublican@gmail.com.
Republican Energy and Commerce House member seeks experienced candidates for a communications opening. The successful candidate will be a strong writer who understands how to communicate policy and can operate in a fast-moving, high-pressure environment. Primary responsibilities include writing press releases, speeches, and op-eds, booking the Congressman on radio and TV, and managing social media and the official website. Qualified candidates must have at least 3 years of relevant communications experience on Capitol Hill, political campaigns, or in the private sector. Interested candidates who meet these qualifications should submit their resume, cover letter, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org. No calls or walk-ins please.
Michigan Senator Gary Peters seeks a Regional Representative for his Metro Detroit office. This individual will: act as the Senator’s liaison to government, community and constituent groups, in addition to civic leaders in Northern Oakland, Northern Macomb, and St. Clair Counties. This position will monitor developments, opinions and concerns in the region and update the Senator and his staff accordingly, in addition to attending civic meetings, community gatherings, and other events, representing the Senator in his absence. The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communications skills, a demonstrated capability to work independently and generate new ideas, and the ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment. Qualified applicants will have several years of experience in government and/or community outreach and solid ties to the Metro Detroit area. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, references, salary requirements and a sample congratulatory letter to email@example.com.
Conservative Republican Member seeks a Legislative Director to oversee a busy legislative operation. Candidates must have substantive Capitol Hill experience, a thorough knowledge of the legislative process; a proven record of generating, advancing, and completing legislative initiatives; good management skills; sharp attention to detail; and strong writing, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Candidates must be flexible and creative, be capable of working under tight deadlines, and able to manage and lead the legislative team in accomplishing its goals. Email resume and cover letter to Legdir04@gmail.com.
The Democratic Staff of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources seeks full-time, unpaid interns in Washington, DC, starting mid-January 2016. Part-time interns will also be considered, but candidates with full-time availability will be given preference. It is preferable, but not required, if the candidate is available to start in June and can continue work through the end of August. Responsibilities include writing memos, preparing for hearings, and assisting staff with legislative research. Applicants must work well under pressure; have excellent written and oral communications skills and a desire to learn. Northwestern ties are preferred, but not required. Please send your resume, cover letter and 2 writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org by close of business Friday, April 1st, 2016. Please mention 223099 as the job referral number in the subject line.
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) is currently accepting applications for his Spring and Summer 2016 internship program in his Washington, D.C. and Hot Springs offices. He is seeking highly qualified candidates who are motivated, detail-oriented, and personable. The ideal candidates will have excellent research and writing abilities, be able to multi-task and interact well with constituents. Interns will have the opportunity to experience working on Capitol Hill, learn about the legislative process, and attend briefings of interest. In the DC office, responsibilities will include answering the phone, giving tours of the Capitol, assisting with constituent correspondence, and supporting the legislative and communication staff on various projects. 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. Arkansas ties are preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Jordan.Garcia@mail.house.gov.
Florida House GOP member seeks intern to start immediately 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. This position is full-time unpaid. No previous Hill experience necessary. All interested applicants should e-mail their cover letter and resume to FLGOPREP@gmail.com.
Western Senate Democrat is looking for a full time press intern who can assist a fast paced communications team with day-to-day operations through the spring Congressional session. Qualified applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students and must be able to work out of the DC office. Candidates must possess strong writing skills, an interest in media and politics and be available to start right away. Please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee’s Democratic staff is seeking applicants for a full-time or part-time unpaid press internship for Summer 2016. Applicants must be currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students, should be available to come into the office at least some mornings, and ideally can start the beginning of June. Duties include tracking press clips and traffic on social media networks, updating and maintaining press contact lists, conducting research projects, writing short press releases and Tweets, and assisting with the office’s day-to-day communications operation. Applicants should have a strong interest in political communications, new media, or journalism. Washington ties or an interest in energy and natural resources are a plus. Please send your resume, cover letter and 2 writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org by close of business on April 1st, 2016. Please mention 223098 as the job referral number in the subject line.
The office of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) is seeking a full-time communications intern for her Washington D.C. office. 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 intern 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 strongly encouraged to apply. Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com. No phone calls, please.
Progressive Maryland Democrat seeks qualified interns to join her Washington, D.C. office for an unpaid legislative internship during the Summer 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, April 8, 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior Republican Senator seek an experienced Systems Administrator to oversee technology for both the DC and state offices. Responsibilities include updating, maintaining and troubleshooting hardware and software for the DC and state offices. This will include, but not be limited to, office workstations including PC and Mac, printers, scanners, Blackberries, iPhones, servers and other office related hardware. The SA provides end user support for a variety of issues and should be up to the task of researching for the resolution of technical problems. The SA responds to telephone, email and in person requests for assistance and will work closely with the Office Manager on recommendations for the purchase of IT, office and communications equipment. The SA will also oversee other office technology, such as televisions and desktop phone systems. Ideal candidate will have prior experience in a technical support role and have experience with Windows server permissions. An understanding of Exchange and Active Directory is also desired. Candidate will possess strong interpersonal and communications skills and be extremely organized. Candidate will also be highly motivated and able to multi-task. Shared employees welcome to apply. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to email@example.com with 223129 as the job referral number in the subject line.
Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) is currently seeking candidates for a full-time, unpaid Summer 2016 Congressional Internship in his Washington, D.C. office. He is seeking highly motivated candidates with a strong work ethic and positive attitude. The Washington, D.C. internship offers students and young professionals an invaluable experience with the legislative process and day-to-day duties of a Congressional office. Interns work side-by-side with experienced legislative and press 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 and leading Capitol tours, researching legislation for the Congressman and policy staff, drafting press releases, as well as answering constituent calls and letters on various issues before the House. In order to apply, please forward a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congressman John Garamendi (CA-03) is seeking a highly motivated intern to join his Washington, DC office starting mid-March. 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. Interns are considered an integral part of the team and are given the opportunity to learn and grow through working with us both to achieve the goals of the office and to pursue and develop their areas of interest. First-hand experience in Congressman Garamendi’s congressional office provides interns with an unparalleled knowledge and understanding of the development of public policy. Full-time candidates with California ties and previous internship/work experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter and dates of availability to Garamendi.Internships@mail.house.gov.
Democratic Congressman seeks applicants for full- or part-time unpaid Congressional internship for Summer 2016. Duties include conducting legislative research for staff, drafting memos on hearing and briefings, assisting with front office duties, answering constituent correspondence on matters related to the House, and performing basic administrative tasks. Candidates must exhibit strong writing and communication skills. Maryland residents or strong ties to Maryland are preferred. Please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to MD06.Internships@mail.house.gov by March 24th with “Summer Congressional Internship” in the subject line.
Midwestern Democratic Senator seeks summer 2016 interns for his Washington D.C. office. Responsibilities include researching legislative issues, attending hearings, preparing memos, and various administrative duties. Applicants must be motivated, self-starters and ready to be a part of a fast-paced office. This unpaid internship is a great introduction to Capitol Hill. Midwestern ties are preferred. Please submit cover letter, resume and a list of three references by March 15th to email@example.com with 223133 as the job referral number in the subject line.
The Washington, D.C. office of Representative Buddy Carter (GA-01) is currently seeking applicants for the spring semester. Internships are available to qualified college students seeking college credit or recent college graduates. Positions are unpaid and serve to provide professional and educational value to participants as well as an understanding of our federal legislative process. Georgia 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 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 Hart.Thompson@mail.house.gov. No drop-ins please.
Democratic Congressman seeks applicants for full- or part-time unpaid press internship for Summer 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 day-to-day-communications operation. Applicants should have a strong interest in political communications, news media, or journalism. Please send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to MD06.Internships@mail.house.gov by March 24th with “Summer Press Internship” in the subject line.
The D.C. office of Congressman Derek Kilmer, hailing from Washington’s 6th district, is looking for personable, diligent full or part-time interns to start for the upcoming late winter/spring term. This is an opportunity to learn about the inner-workings of a congressional office on the Hill in a fast-paced work environment. The internship allows access to briefings and interesting events related to a wide range of important issues. Responsibilities include assisting with constituent correspondence, producing daily press clips, and leading tours of the Capitol. This is a unique opportunity and prime for students or recent grads who are interested in learning about the legislative process or may eventually want to work for the federal government. To apply, please send a resume, contact information for two references, and a cover letter outlining your interest in the position to firstname.lastname@example.org, and expect a response within a week. Those with Washington state ties strongly encouraged to apply. We look forward to hearing from you!
The office of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) is seeking a full-time communications intern for her Washington D.C. office for the summer 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 intern 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 strongly encouraged to apply.
Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com with “Communications Intern” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.
Congressman French Hill (AR-02) has available immediately full-time and part-time internships in his Little Rock, Arkansas, and Conway, Arkansas offices. Interns will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced Capitol Hill office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the legislative process and the U.S. Congress. Intern responsibilities include greeting constituents, answering constituent phone calls, opening and sorting mail, and assisting staff with administrative tasks. Interns also will have the opportunity to conduct research, assist with correspondence, and attend press and other events. Successful interns will be self-starters, take and listen to direction, and be able to work both independently and as part of a team. Successful intern candidates will demonstrate a positive attitude, strong work ethic, dedication to constituent service, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Candidates also should have a working knowledge of current events and policy topics along with social media and other communications experience. Arkansas ties are strongly preferred. Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The office of a New York Congressman seeks an unpaid full-time press intern with exceptional writing and editing skills. Duties will include: authoring interesting and creative content for the website on various topics and other tasks as assigned. The intern must be highly motivated and have excellent writing and communication skills. All interested and qualified candidates should email a resume and two writing samples. Please submit all inquiries with the subject “Press Internship” to: NY.ResumeInbox@mail.house.gov.
Senator Manchin seeks an enthusiastic, professional student or recent post-graduate to start an immediate Press Internship this spring to assist an aggressive and fast-paced press office. Tasks include compiling daily press and broadcast clips, organizing, maintaining and updating media lists, drafting press releases, assisting with social media, conducting brief research projects as well as additional tasks to assist the press team. Preference will be given to candidates with West Virginia ties and those who can commit to a fulltime internship. To apply, please e-mail cover letter, resume with references and one writing sample to email@example.com.
Democratic Committee staff are accepting applications for summer intern and law clerk positions. The policy areas include health, tax, trade, and human services. This experience is a valuable opportunity to see how a Senate Committee operates and assist a policy team with research. The position is ideal for motived, self-starting and quick-learning individuals. Responsibilities include writing memos for professional staff, researching policy issues, attending briefings, assisting with Committee hearings, and monitoring the Senate floor when necessary. A background in health, tax, trade, or human services issues is preferred, but not required. The ideal candidate would be full-time, though part-time applicants will be considered. Graduate or Law students and recent graduates preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, brief writing sample, and two references to firstname.lastname@example.org, while indicating “Summer 2016 Internship” in the subject line. This office is an equal opportunity employer.
Senator Jon Tester’s office seeks interns for his Washington D.C. office for summer 2016. Responsibilities include researching legislative issues, attending hearings, preparing memos, assisting with constituent services, and various administrative duties. Applicants must be motivated, self-starters and ready to be a part of a fast-paced office. This unpaid internship is a great introduction to Capitol Hill. Montana ties are preferred. To apply, visit tester.senate.gov for required materials, and email a completed application to email@example.com.
The Majority Staff of the House Budget Committee is currently accepting applications for full time Summer 2016 Policy Interns. We are seeking dependable and professional individuals with a positive attitude and strong work ethic. As an intern with the Committee, you will provide vital support by assisting staff in assignments that include, but not limited to: compiling daily budget news clips, sorting and processing mail, answering and directing phone calls, assisting with Committee hearings, aiding in the execution of daily events and meetings and assisting staff with various administrative and policy based projects. Full and part-time positions are available. College students pursuing a Political Science and/or Economics major, or those interested in government, are encouraged to apply. Recent graduates are also welcome to apply. Course credit may be available through your school. The deadline to apply is March 15, 2016. Applicants should email their resume, cover letter, one page writing sample and completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Late and incomplete application packets will not be considered. Please visit budget.house.gov for the application and more information. Paid internships are available to any student working full time and not receiving course credit.
Rep. John Moolenaar (R-Midland) is currently accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, D.C. office for summer 2016.
The internship program is open to college students and recent graduates who are interested in learning more about our country’s legislative process and the day-to-day operations of a congressional office. Intern responsibilities include conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol, constituent data entry, researching federal legislation and assisting legislative staff. Interns will also have the opportunity to attend legislative briefings, congressional hearings and receptions on Capitol Hill. Applicants are asked to provide a cover letter, resume and any specific legislative issues or areas of interest. Applications should be submitted by close of business on Friday, March 18.
Those with ties to Michigan’s Fourth Congressional District are preferred, but all may apply. College credits are available per school requirements.
For more information and to apply for the summer semester, please visit https://moolenaar.house.gov/services/internships.
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 2016). 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 help to draft press releases, prep memos, and social media posts, in addition to assisting with legislative research and administrative activities. Hawaii ties are appreciated but not necessary. Please note that this internship is unpaid. Interested candidates should send a resume, writing sample, and cover letter detailing availability to our intern coordinator, Andres Chovil, at Andres.Chovil@mail.house.gov. No calls or walk-ins please.
Progressive Midwestern Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant to serve as principal advisor and representative on all legislative and policy matters related to veterans. Responsibilities include preparing the Senator for meetings, briefings, committee hearings, and Senate floor activity; developing and planning all legislative initiatives in these policy areas; and representing the Senator in meetings and at events. Qualified candidates will have a proven ability to work effectively in a team-oriented, fast-paced, high-pressure environment with overlapping short-term and long-term deadlines; unfailing attention to detail; exceptional writing and analytic skills; and strong inter-personal, management, negotiation, and organizational skills. Prior military service is preferred, as is prior Senate or House experience. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume by Tuesday, March 1st to email@example.com.
The Washington D.C. office of Congressman Keith Ellison seeks unpaid interns to fill positions for spring 2016. Main responsibilities include answering phones, processing mail, drafting constituent correspondence letters, researching legislative issues, planning events, and attending meetings/hearings as needed. There will also be opportunities to attend receptions and seminars of interest. Candidates should be self-motivated, enthusiastic, flexible, and computer-literate (with a good understanding of MS Office). This is a great opportunity for college students seeking academic credit and recent graduates. Minnesota ties strongly preferred. If interested, please send resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org for internships in Washington, DC.
The office of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) is seeking a full-time legislative intern for her Washington D.C. office for the summer of 2016. Ideal candidate would be professional, dependable and possess a strong work ethic and writing skills. 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 with “Legislative Intern” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.
Congressman Kevin Brady of Texas (08) is looking for a full time summer intern. Qualified candidates should be organized, have good oral and written communication skills, and possess a strong interest in learning about the legislative process and/or political communication. Duties include but are not limited to: answering phones, guiding tours, sorting mail, performing legislative research, and attending briefings. Interns interact heavily with constituents so a positive attitude is a must. Applicants must be detail oriented with a strong work ethic. Texas ties required. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to TX08intern@gmail.com.
Progressive Maryland Democrat seeks qualified interns to join her District office for unpaid Constituent Services and Outreach internships during the Summer 2016 term. Constituent Service Internship – Constituent Service Interns will work in the District office to assist Constituent Service Representatives. Responsibilities include assisting with constituent files, gathering information from federal agencies, and answering constituent calls. S/he will monitor congressional inquiries through online databases. Outreach Internship – The Outreach Intern will work in the District office supporting the team with a variety of outreach projects and activities, including event planning, and advocacy communications. The Outreach Intern also conducts project research using the web and traditional sources such as booth set up at events. S/he helps develop several databases and lists of state, local/civic, and federal organizations and government agencies. S/he must monitor local and national media through print, online/blog and television news media. The Outreach Intern also responds to outreach-related initiatives and assists with general outreach efforts. Ideal candidates for both positions will be detailed oriented, well organized, and able to conduct research. Interns should also possess strong written and verbal communication skills in a professional setting. Undergraduates and recent graduates of any major with ties to Maryland are strongly encouraged to apply. Please email a resume, cover letter stating your availability, and a one page writing sample by Friday, April 8, 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Washington, DC office of Congressman Raul Labrador (ID-01) seeks a highly motivated intern for Winter/Spring 2016. An internship in Congressman Labrador’s office is a temporary position of public service assisting constituents of Idaho’s 1st Congressional District. As a part of the pursuit of education objectives, the internship provides hands-on experience in administrative and legislative support, as well as valuable insight into the workings of federal government. Successful candidates will demonstrate that they are organized, detail-oriented, and professional. Strong written and oral communication skills are essential. Most importantly, an intern must be courteous and willing to help. 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 writing sample(s) to Labrador.Internship@mail.house.gov.
Our office is looking for an intern that will be able to start immediately. Ideal candidates should be proficient in writing and oral communications. Candidates should also be willing to complete a variety of projects and general intern tasks, including leading Capitol tours, answering phones, writing letters, etc.
Our office hours our 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday. We ask that the individual will be able to work full-time during the internship. Please submit a resume and cover letter to email@example.com. The subject line should read “NC Intern Applicant”.
The Washington, DC office of Congresswoman Doris Matsui (CA-06) is seeking motivated, organized, and reliable interns to fill winter/spring positions. 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 as necessary. Successful candidates will possess excellent written and oral communication skills, a strong attentiveness to detail, an ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and an eagerness to learn about the political process and congressional affairs. California ties are a plus. Please send a résumé, cover letter and dates of availability to Austin.Laufersweiler@mail.house.gov with “Internship” in the subject line.
Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana is seeking interns in his Washington, D.C. office for Spring 2016. Interns will assist staff members with administrative, legislative and communications work. Typical intern duties include answering constituent calls, opening and sorting constituent mail, giving tours, etc. Internships are open to undergraduate students and recent college graduates. Preference is given to applicants with Louisiana ties. To apply, please email a completed application form available on the Senator’s website, cassidy.senate.gov, and a resume to the Senator’s intern coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org with “Spring Intern” in the subject line.
Western Democrat is seeking a legislative health fellow. Although the fellowship will focus largely on health policy, the portfolio of responsibilities also will include education, Indian Health and Indian education in addition to several other issues. The fellow will research and develop legislative proposals, staff hearings and briefings, meet with constituents and brief the member on relevant issues, among other things. An ideal candidate has strong oral communication and writing skills and is able to produce quality work at a fast pace. Candidates with relevant work experience and backgrounds in health and education policy are preferred. The position is unpaid and requires at least a three month commitment depending on start date. Applicants should be available to start no later than mid-April. Please email a resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Democratic Congressman seeks applicants for full- or part-time unpaid congressional internship for Summer 2016. Duties will include conducting legislative research, drafting memos, assisting with front office duties, and performing basic administrative tasks. Candidates must exhibit strong writing and communication skills. California residents or strong ties to San Diego are preferred. Candidates should be prepared to work a minimum of 10 hours per week. Please send a resume, cover letter, writing sample (1-2 pages), and times available (start and end dates as well as days per week) to CA52Internship@mail.house.gov with “LAST NAME, FIRST NAME, CA52 Internship” in the subject line.
Congressman French Hill (AR-02) has available immediately full-time and part-time press internships in his Washington, D.C. office. Interns will work in a fast-paced Capitol Hill office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the communications process and the U.S. Congress. Intern responsibilities include working directly with our communications team, greeting constituents, answering constituent phone calls, opening and sorting mail, guiding U.S. Capitol building tours, and assisting staff with administrative tasks. Interns also will have the opportunity to conduct legislative research and assist with correspondence, as well as attend Capitol Hill briefings, congressional hearings, and press events. Successful interns will be self-starters, take and listen to direction, and be able to work both independently and as part of a team. Successful intern candidates will demonstrate a positive attitude, strong work ethic, dedication to constituent service, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Candidates also should have a working knowledge of current events and policy topics along with social media and other communications experience. Arkansas ties are strongly preferred. Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Republican Office of The Committee on House Administration seeks energetic and self-motivated individuals for the committee’s paid 2016 Summer 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. Intern responsibilities include assisting with the Intern Lecture Series, answering phones, aiding in the execution of daily events and meetings, filing and scanning committee documents, and assisting staff with various projects. The ideal candidate would have excellent communications skills, be detail oriented, and work well as part of a team. Interested applicants should apply before March 10, 2016 at http://cha.house.gov/internshipapplication.
Arizona Republican is seeking spring semester interns for his Washington D.C. office. Duties of interns include answering telephones, greeting visitors, conducting tours, sorting mail, and assisting staff members with projects as needed. Applicants should be organized, should have strong time management and writing skills, and should be able to complete tasks with minimal supervision. Arizona ties and previous Hill experience a plus but not required. Please send a cover letter, one-page resume, and a two- to three-page writing sample to GOPinternshipAZ@gmail.com with “Internship Application” in the subject line. No phone calls please.