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Posts Tagged ‘Press Internship’

Press Intern (Summer) – House Oversight & Government Reform Committee (minority)

The Democratic staff of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is seeking an unpaid press intern for the summer. Primary responsibilities include answering the press line, compiling daily news clips, drafting social media content, conducting research, and assisting with administrative tasks as needed. A background in journalism, public relations or general communications is preferred. Minorities and women are also encouraged to apply. All interested candidates should send a resume and two references to OversightPress@mail.house.gov.‎

Communications Intern (paid) – Committee Ranking Democrat

Active Ranking Democrat of Committee seeks a paid communications intern to assist with personal office and Committee press operations. Primary responsibilities will include: compiling and distributing daily news clips; writing press releases; preparing letters to community and stakeholder groups; drafting website and social media content; and proof reading other materials. Attention to detail, strong writing skills, solid political instincts and sense of humor necessary for success. Position will last six months and pay a monthly stipend of $2,000. Potential for permanent hiring depending on performance. Please send a resume and one short writing sample to press.cjo@gmail.com.

Communications Intern (paid) – Ranking Democrat on House Committee

Active Ranking Democrat of Committee seeks a paid communications intern to assist with personal office and Committee press operations. Primary responsibilities will include: compiling and distributing daily news clips; writing press releases; preparing letters to community and stakeholder groups; drafting website and social media content; and proof reading other materials. Attention to detail, strong writing skills, solid political instincts and sense of humor necessary for success. Position will last six months and pay a monthly stipend of $2,000. Potential for permanent hiring depending on performance. Please send a resume and one short writing sample to press.cjo@gmail.com.

Press Intern (Spring) – Senate Finance Committee (minority)

Democratic Finance Committee staff seeks an unpaid intern to assist the press team immediately. This internship is a valuable opportunity to see how a Senate communications office functions and ideal for motivated, self-starting and quick-learning individuals. Responsibilities include monitoring media coverage, compiling daily press clips, drafting press releases and other materials, assisting with social media and Committee hearings, and providing research and other support to the press team. A background in communications or journalism is preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to Democratic_Internships@finance.senate.gov, while indicating “Finance Spring Press Internship” in the subject line. This office is an equal opportunity employer.

Press Interns – House Oversight & Government Reform Committee (minority)

The Democratic staff of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is seeking unpaid, press interns for the 2017 Spring and Fall semesters. Primary responsibilities include answering the press line, compiling daily news clips, drafting social media content, conducting research, and assisting with administrative tasks as needed. Press interns will be an integral part of our robust press team and will have the opportunity to provide input on key strategic messaging sessions. A background in journalism, public relations or general communications is preferred. Minorities and women are also encouraged to apply. All interested candidates should send a resume and two references to OversightPress@mail.house.gov.‎

To ensure that we receive the widest range of applicants until filled, we ask that you please keep this job vacancy open until we advise that it’s been filled.

Press Intern – Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV)

Senator Manchin seeks an enthusiastic, professional student or recent post-graduate to assist an aggressive and fast-paced press office. This internship would run from January through May 2017.  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 internship@manchin.senate.gov. *Please reference the Mountain State Press Internship in the subject line.*

Press Intern – Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO)

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill’s (D-Mo.) Washington, D.C. office is seeking applicants for a full-time unpaid press internship for Winter-Spring 2016. Applicants must be available to work from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday-Friday, and ideally able to start in early January. Duties include tracking press clips and monitoring traffic on social media networks, assisting with morning press clips, updating and maintaining press contact lists, writing short press releases, assisting with the office’s day-to-day communications operation, and other research duties as needed. Applicants should have a strong interest in political communications, new media, and/or journalism. Missouri ties are a plus. Please send your resume and cover letter to Jonas_Edwards-Jenks@mccaskill.senate.gov as soon as possible, but no later than close of business on Friday, December 2.

Press Intern (Fall) – Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV)

Senator Manchin seeks an enthusiastic, professional student or recent post-graduate to start an immediate Press Internship this fall 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 full-time internship. To apply, please e-mail cover letter, resume with references and one writing sample to internship@manchin.senate.gov. *Please reference the Mountain State Press Internship in the subject line.*

Press Intern – Senator Chris Coons (D-DE)

The office of U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) seeks a part-time, unpaid press intern. Candidates must be located in Washington, D.C. but could potentially work remotely part-time. Duties include assisting with social media, drafting press releases and blog posts, maintaining press lists, transcribing speeches, and helping the press office with the day-to-day operations. Applicants must be detail-orientated, a team player, and have strong writing and verbal communication skills. Previous press experience is preferred but not required, and applicants must possess a willingness to learn and an interest in communications. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to laura_markstein@coons.senate.gov.

Press Intern (Fall) – House Democratic Caucus

The House Democratic Caucus is looking for a full-time press intern for the fall semester with availability, beginning in mid August – early September, 2016. Responsibilities include assisting with press clips, video production and editing, photography, graphic design, tracking metrics, transcribing interviews and supporting team projects. Applicants should be self-starters, motivated, detail-oriented, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be able to problem solve and multitask. Experience in Adobe Suite, particularly Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere, and proficiency in Spanish highly preferred. Experience and interest in press operations and the congressional process is a plus. Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must be either college/graduate students or Congressional internship program participants. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter detailing availability to elizabeth.lopez-sandoval@mail.house.gov.

Summer Press Intern – Senator Tom Carper (D-DE)

U.S. Senator Tom Carper’s (D-Del.) Washington, D.C. office is seeking a full- or part-time press intern for June through August 2016. This press internship is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in a busy Capitol Hill press office, as well as accrue skills and participate in educational experiences beneficial to a career in communications. Duties include assisting with daily news clips, compiling news research, drafting media releases/advisories, maintaining press contact lists, creating social media content, and managing web content. This position requires attention to detail, creativity, strong writing ability and grammar skills, and a willingness to learn. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office and Adobe suites and familiarity with social media is preferred. A background in journalism or communications is a plus, but not required. Undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates, are encouraged to apply. Delaware ties are a plus. This internship is paid. Applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to northeastdempressintern@gmail.com by May 6 to begin in June. Please, no drop-ins or phone calls.

Summer Press Intern – House Energy & Commerce Committee (minority)

The House Committee on Energy and Commerce Democratic Staff seeks a qualified graduate or undergraduate press intern for summer 2016. 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. Press interns will compile daily news clips, draft news releases and social media content, conduct research, and assist with administrative tasks such as updating media lists. In addition, interns will have the opportunity to shadow staff at hearings, media briefings or media events on subjects within the Committee’s broad jurisdiction. A background in journalism, public relations or general communications is preferred, but not required.
If you are interested in applying, please send a resume, cover letter, and two references to InternshipResume.EC@mail.house.gov.

Summer Press Intern – Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO)

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill’s (D-Mo.) Washington, D.C. office is seeking applicants for a full-time unpaid press internship for Summer 2016. Applicants must be currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students, available to work from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday-Friday, and ideally able to start in mid-to-late May. Duties include tracking press clips and monitoring traffic on social media networks, assisting with morning press clips, updating and maintaining press contact lists, writing short press releases, assisting with the office’s day-to-day communications operation, and other research duties as needed. Applicants should have a strong interest in political communications, new media, and/or journalism. Missouri ties are a plus. Please send your resume and cover letter to Ofirah_Yheskel@mccaskill.senate.gov as soon as possible.

Press Intern (Summer) – Senate Finance Committee (minority)

Democratic Finance Committee staff seeks an unpaid intern to assist the press team this summer. This internship is a valuable opportunity to see how a Senate communications office functions and ideal for motivated, self-starting and quick-learning individuals. Responsibilities include monitoring media coverage, compiling daily press clips, drafting press releases and other materials, assisting with social media and Committee hearings, and providing research and other support to the press team. A background in communications or journalism is preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov, while indicating “Finance Summer Press Internship” and 223182 as the job referral number in the subject line. This office is an equal opportunity employer.

Press Intern (paid) – Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA)

Senator Bill Cassidy is seeking a full-time paid press intern for his Washington, D.C. office. Candidates must have strong communication and writing skills. Intern will be responsible for sending daily press clips, managing press lists, monitoring congressional hearings and floor activity, maintaining the website and You Tube page, and assisting press team with various tasks including writing press releases, floor speeches, video scripts and staffing media interviews. Internships are open to undergraduate students and recent college graduates. To apply, please send your resume and writing samples to Jillian_Rogers@cassidy.senate.gov with “Press Intern” in the subject line.

Summer Press Intern – Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY)

The Washington, D.C. office of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25) is seeking a full-time press intern to work with the communications team in the Congresswoman’s personal and Rules Committee offices for the Summer 2016 semester.

The press intern will work directly with an award-winning communications staff to carry out responsibilities including – but not limited to – creating digital content, developing press lists, collecting and distributing press clips, drafting press releases, and contacting reporters. Special skills such as photography or graphic design are a plus. Standard schedule begins with aggregating news clips at 8:00 am and ends at 4:00 pm.

Congresswoman Slaughter is the top Democrat on the House Committee on Rules. The Rules Committee determines the parameters of debate for all major legislation before it can be considered on the House Floor and is a hotbed of activity.

Applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and a short writing sample, and if applicable, a portfolio sample to Frances Carrion at NY25.InternApplications@mail.house.gov. Please do not hesitate to contact Frances at 202-225-3615 with any questions.

Press Intern – Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY)

The Office of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand seeks a full or part-time unpaid press intern.  The position is located in the DC Office. You will work closely with the communications team and duties will include answering press calls, monitoring daily news, compiling press clips, and assisting staff during press conferences. Tasks require individuals to be detail oriented with strong writing and grammar skills.  Undergraduate seniors and recent undergraduates with a communication or political science background are preferred. Applications can be submitted anytime at www.gillibrand.senate.gov/services/internships/. Please note on your application your specific interest in the Press Internship.

Fall/Winter Press Interns – Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY)

Senator Charles E. Schumer’s press office seeks full-time, unpaid interns in Washington, DC, starting in late October/November. 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 as soon as possible (October/November) and can continue work through the winter months (January/February). Responsibilities include compiling press clips, answering reporter inquiries, organizing press conferences, writing press releases, talking points and memos, conducting research and assisting the Press Staff with the day-to-day operations of a very active press office. Applicants must work well under pressure, have excellent written and oral communications skills and a desire to learn. Previous experience in politics and press are not required but candidates should have a general understanding of the governmental process, knowledge of the Northeast, and interest in communications. If interested, please send cover letter and resume via email to: SchumerPressInternship@gmail.com.

Press Intern – Senate Finance Committee (minority)

Democratic Finance Committee staff seeks a full-time unpaid intern to assist the press team starting immediately. This internship is a valuable opportunity to see how a Senate communications office functions and ideal for motivated, self-starting and quick-learning individuals. Responsibilities include monitoring media coverage, compiling daily press clips, drafting press releases and other materials, assisting with social media and Committee hearings, and providing research and other support to the press team. A background in communications or journalism is preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov, while indicating “Finance Press Internship” and 222982 as the job referral number in the subject line. This office is an equal opportunity employer.

Press Intern – Senator Chris Coons (D-DE)

The office of U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) seeks a part-time, unpaid press intern.  Candidates must be located in Washington, D.C. but could potentially work remotely part-time. Duties include assisting with social media, drafting press releases and blog posts, maintaining press lists, transcribing speeches, and helping the press office with day-to-day operations. Applicants must be detail-orientated, a team player, and have strong written and verbal communication skills. Previous press experience is preferred but not required, and applicants must possess a willingness to learn and an interest in communications. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to sean_coit@coons.senate.gov.

Press Interns – Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY)

Senator Charles E. Schumer’s press office seeks full-time, unpaid interns in Washington, DC, starting in late October/November. 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 as soon as possible (October/November) and can continue work through the winter months (January/February). Responsibilities include compiling press clips, answering reporter inquiries, organizing press conferences, writing press releases, talking points and memos, conducting research and assisting the Press Staff with the day-to-day operations of a very active press office. Applicants must work well under pressure, have excellent written and oral communications skills and a desire to learn. Previous experience in politics and press are not required but candidates should have a general understanding of the governmental process, knowledge of the Northeast, and interest in communications. If interested, please send cover letter and resume via email to: SchumerPressInternship@gmail.com.

Spring 2016 Press Intern – Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee (minority)

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 Spring 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 mid-January. 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 senate_employment@saa.senate.gov by close of business on November 16th, 2015. Please indicate 222963 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Fall Press Intern – Southwestern Senate Democrat

Senior Democratic Senator seeks applicants for an unpaid press internship in Washington, D.C., for the fall of 2015. Applicants must be available early in the morning to compile daily news clips. Preference will be given to applicants with full-time availability, however applicants with regularly scheduled part-time availability will be considered. Duties include compiling news clips and broadcast clips, assisting with social media, archiving, drafting press releases and assisting with the day-to-day operations of an active press office. Applicants should be detail-oriented, possess strong written and verbal communication skills, and display a willingness to learn. Previous experience in press or politics is not required, but candidates should have a general understanding of the governmental process and an interest in political communications, new media or journalism. Southwest ties are a plus but not required. Please send a resume and cover letter with your availability to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222946 as the the job referral number in the subject line.

Press Intern – Congressman Charles Rangel (D-NY)

The Washington, DC, office of a high profile Member of Congress has unpaid Press internship openings to begin immediately until end of the year.

Press interns are expected to work long hours and commit between 3-5 days per week.  Internship duties include, but are not limited to compiling and daily clips, drafting press releases and op-eds, proofreading and editing, maintaining press lists, updating Member’s communications calendar, website and social media platforms.  Intern may also assist with answering phones, incoming and outgoing mail, addressing constituent concerns, and assisting the Legislative/District office staff.

Strong writing skills are needed and familiarity with new media and website development is a plus.  Priority will be given to those with journalism or communications education/experience.  The ideal candidate will be creative, motivated, mature, detail-orientated, and possess the ability to multi-task under high pressure.  This is a great opportunity for college students and recent graduates.  Women and minorities, especially those with Spanish language fluency, are highly encouraged to apply.

To apply for the position, please send your cover letter, resume and writing sample addressed to the Comm. Director at ny13intern@gmail.com with the subject: Press Intern.

Press Intern – Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO)

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill’s (D-Mo.) Washington, D.C. office is seeking applicants for a full-time or part-time unpaid press internship for Winter 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 in early January. Duties include tracking press clips and traffic on social media networks, updating and maintaining press contact lists, writing short press releases, and assisting with the office’s day-to-day communications operation. Applicants should have a strong interest in political communications, new media, and/or journalism. Missouri ties are a plus. Please send your resume and cover letter to Douglas_Wagoner@mccaskill.senate.gov by close of business on Friday, October 2, 2015.

Press Intern – New York House Democrat

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.

Press Intern – House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)

Communications office for Democratic Leadership seeks a driven and dedicated press intern to assist a fast-paced press team with daily operations to start immediately. This is an unpaid, full-time, Monday through Friday position.

Job Description: Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to: answering phones, fielding reporter inquiries, assisting with the management of press events, helping to monitor press clips, tracking social media and breaking news, and transcribing interviews, speeches, and remarks.

Requirements: Interns should have a demonstrated interest in political communication. Applicants should have strong writing and proofreading skills, an ability to handle high-pressure situations, and a solid understanding of politics and the legislative process. Prior Hill experience and/or social media and Spanish language skills are a plus.

Please e-mail resume and cover letter to taylor.griffin@mail.house.gov.

Press Intern – Senator Tom Carper (D-DE)

U.S. Senator Tom Carper’s (D-Del.) Washington, D.C. office is seeking a full- or part-time press intern for September through December. This press internship is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in a busy Capitol Hill press office, as well as accrue skills and participate in educational experiences beneficial to a career in communications. Duties include assisting with daily news clips, compiling news research, drafting media releases/advisories, maintaining press contact lists, creating social media content, and managing web content. This position requires attention to detail, creativity, strong writing ability and grammar skills, and a willingness to learn. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office and Adobe suites and familiarity with social media is preferred. A background in journalism or communications is a plus, but not required. Undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates, are encouraged to apply. Delaware ties are a plus. This internship is unpaid. Applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to northeastdempressintern@gmail.com.

Press Intern – Western Senate Democrat

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 fall 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 westerndempressintern@gmail.com.

Press Intern – Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)

The Office of U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) seeks highly motivated individual for part-time or full-time unpaid Press Internship.  Responsibilities include compiling press clips and the Senator’s media mentions on a daily basis; answering the press line, fielding calls from reporters, and routing calls in the office as needed; compiling and maintaining press lists; pitching press conferences and events to reporters; drafting releases, collateral, and other press related documents; and other duties as assigned. Position requires a keen attention to detail, the ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines, and the ability to demonstrate professionalism and discretion at all times. Strong writing and grammar skills and proficiency of Microsoft Office applications required. We are an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail your resume and a cover letter that includes your available start date to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov wiith 222916 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Press Intern (Spring) – Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (R-IN)

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 strongly encouraged to apply.  Please send resume and cover letter to internship.in02@gmail.com.  No phone calls, please.

Press Intern – Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY)

The Washington, D.C. office of Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY), Ranking Member on the House Committee on Rules is seeking a full-time press intern to work as part of Congresswoman Slaughter’s 4-person communications team.

The press intern will work directly with the communications director and digital director to carry out the press team’s responsibilities including – but not limited to – helping create digital content, developing press lists, collecting and distributing press clips, drafting press releases, and fielding calls from reporters.  Special skills such as photography or video editing a plus. Standard schedule begins with aggregating news clips at 8:00 am and ends at 4:00 pm.

First-hand experience in the Congressional office will provide a unique opportunity to participate in the fast-paced press operation of a senior Democratic member.

Applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and a one-to-three page writing sample, and a portfolio sample if available to James Blum at NY25.InternApplications@mail.house.gov. Contact James at 202-225-3615 with any questions.

Press Intern (Fall) – Congressman Randy Forbes (R-VA)

Congressman J. Randy Forbes (R-VA) has an unpaid Press Internship position available for the 2015 Fall session in his Washington, DC office to begin in September. Duties will include writing, compiling morning clips, updating press lists, monitoring news coverage, social media and website updates, drafting press releases, blog entries, as well as answering telephones and greeting visitors, collecting constituent information, and other general office tasks as assigned. Candidates should be professional, possess strong writing skills, and have a working understanding of the news cycle. Interns are an important part of the office and are given significant opportunities to learn and grow in a proactive, detail-oriented office. Must be highly motivated, self-starter, detail oriented, and possess excellent organizational and communication skills, a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and have the ability to manage multiple tasks on a deadline. The ideal candidate will be a college or graduate school student with a background or interest in journalism or communications. Virginia ties preferred, but not necessary. Please email a resume, cover letter and two writing samples to VA04Interns@mail.house.gov with “Press Internship” in the subject line.  No phone calls please.

Press Intern (Fall) – Senate Finance Committee (minority)

Democratic Finance Committee staff seeks a full-time unpaid intern to assist the press team this fall. This internship is a valuable opportunity to see how a Senate communications office functions and ideal for motivated, self-starting and quick-learning individuals. Responsibilities include monitoring media coverage, compiling daily press clips, drafting press releases and other materials, assisting with social media and Committee hearings, and providing research and other support to the press team. A background in communications or journalism is preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov, while indicating “Finance Press Internship” with 222897 as the job referral number in the subject line. This office is an equal opportunity employer.

Press Intern (Fall) – Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV)

Senator Manchin seeks an enthusiastic, professional student or recent post-graduate to start an immediate Press Internship this fall 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 full-time internship. To apply, please e-mail cover letter, resume with references and one writing sample to internship@manchin.senate.gov.

Press & Social Media Intern – House Veterans’ Affairs Committee (majority)

The Majority Staff of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs is seeking a full- time or part-time press and social media intern to start in August in its Washington, D.C. office.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to compiling press clips, drafting talking points and press releases, updating social media and working closely with the legislative staff.  The ideal candidate will possess strong written communications skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, professionalism and a good sense of humor.  Please note that the internship is unpaid and housing is not provided.

Interested applicants should send your resume, short writing sample and completed application, including essay, found on our website, http://veterans.house.gov/internship-opportunities  to Jessica Eggimann at (varinternship@mail.house.gov) with “Press Intern” in the subject line.

Press Intern – Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-WI)

Midwest Democrat seeks press intern for fall semester.

Interns will work in a fast-paced Congressional Office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the legislative process and the United States Congress.  Interns will gain experience fact finding, researching current events, updating press lists, writing and editing press releases, working on the E-newsletters, and editing social media. Interns will have the opportunity to conduct legislative research, assist with correspondence, as well as attend some Capitol Hill briefings, congressional hearings, and press events.  Intern responsibilities will also include greeting constituents, handling constituent phone calls, opening and sorting mail, giving Capitol Tours, and assisting staff with administrative tasks.  This internship is unpaid.

Qualifications:

Interns must have a good attitude, an interest in how a press office works, strong work ethic, and excellent written and oral communication skills.  Successful interns will be able to find information with little assistance, be able to work both independently as well as part of a team, and have strong attention to detail.  Applicants should have working knowledge of current events and policy topics, as well as an interest in American Government.  Wisconsin ties are a plus.

Requirements:

Interns must be able to commit to at least two full days per week (9:00 am-6:00 pm).

Please submit resume and 2 one page writing samples to nairobi.cratic@mail.house.gov by September 5th, 2015.

Press Intern – Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-OH)

The Office of Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge is looking for a motivated unpaid press intern in the Washington, D.C. office.

Intern responsibilities include assisting the staff with general office duties, attending briefings and hearings, assisting communications team with research and writing support, compiling news clips, drafting press releases, developing copy for the web, answering phones, sorting mail, and giving Capitol tours.  Applicants must possess strong writing and communication skills, have a positive attitude and be well-organized.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resumé, and writing sample to OH11pressjobs@mail.house.gov.  Ohio ties preferred, but not required.

Press Intern – Western Senate Republican

Western Democratic Senator seeks personable, dependable and professional individual for an unpaid press internship position for the upcoming Fall term beginning in August 2015. The press intern will work closely with the communications team on a variety of tasks. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: compiling daily press clips, updating the website, assisting with social media, answering the phone, drafting language and other administrative tasks as assigned. This internship is a valuable opportunity to see how a Senate communications office functions and ideal for motivated, self-starting and quick learning individuals. Attention to detail and strong writing and grammar skills are required. Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter and writing sample to internship.press@gmail.com.

Press Intern (Fall) – House Democratic Caucus

The House Democratic Caucus is looking for a full time press intern for the fall semester with availability beginning at the end of August.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) assisting with press clips, production and editing of studio videos, staffing of live stream events, graphic design, formatting and extracting large quantities of data, and assisting in team projects.  Applicants should be self-starters, motivated, detail-oriented, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be able to problem solve and multi-task. Experience in Adobe Suite or other design software and proficiency in Spanish highly preferred.  Experience and interest in press operations and the congressional process is a plus.  Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants must be either college/graduate students or Congressional internship program participants.  Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter detailing availability to DemCaucusPressIntern@Gmail.com.

Press Intern – Congressman Alan Grayson (D-FL)

Florida Democrat seeks a full-time, unpaid press intern for the Washington, D.C. office.  The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, motivated, and able to multi-task efficiently.  Applicants should possess strong written and oral communication skills.  Preference will be given to candidates with Florida ties and those who speak Spanish.

Daily responsibilities may include:

• Updating website content;
• Compiling daily press clips;
• Video filming and editing;
• Conducting research projects;
• Drafting press materials (including e-newsletters, background information, and press releases);
• Assisting with press events; and
• Transcribing interviews.

This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate to gain substantive press experience with an extremely active Member of Congress.

Please prepare a cover letter addressing prior press experience and interest, a résumé and a one-page writing sample.  Email the .PDF formatted materials to DCInternships.Grayson@mail.house.gov.  Please indicate “Press Intern” in the subject line.

Press Intern (Fall) – Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)

U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, is seeking motivated, hard-working candidates for a full-time unpaid fall press internship in her DC office. The responsibilities and duties of this internship will be solely focused within the Senator’s press office, which offers a unique intern experience and sets up a career in political communications. The intern will be exposed to strategic press planning and provide direct support to the Deputy Press Secretary, Press Secretary and other members of the press team. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222865 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Press Intern (Fall) – Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH)

The Office of U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) seeks highly motivated individual for part-time or full-time unpaid Press Internship, starting August 3. Responsibilities include compiling press clips and the Senator’s media mentions on a daily basis; answering the press line, fielding calls from reporters, and routing calls in the office as needed; compiling and maintaining press lists; pitching press conferences and events to reporters; drafting releases, collateral, and other press related documents; and other duties as assigned. Position requires a keen attention to detail, the ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines, and the ability to demonstrate professionalism and discretion at all times. Strong writing and grammar skills and proficiency of Microsoft Office applications required. We are an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail your resume and a cover letter that includes your available start date to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with 222858 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Legislative & Press Interns (Fall) – Senator Patty Murray (D-WA)

Senator Patty Murray’s DC office seeks full and part time unpaid legislative and press interns starting in September. Interns should be interested in government and have excellent writing and research skills, a positive attitude and a willingness to complete tasks as assigned. Legislative intern tasks include research, writing and editing responses to constituent letters and requests; attending hearings and briefings in specific legislative areas; carrying out projects in specific issue areas, and performing a variety of administrative tasks including fielding calls from constituents and leading constituent tours of the U.S. Capitol. For press interns, a communications or journalism background is preferred. Applicants with ties to the Pacific Northwest appreciated, but not required. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, 2 page writing sample, and two letters of recommendation to dcinternship@murray.senate.gov.

Press Intern (Fall) – Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee (minority)

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 Fall 2015. 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 in early September. 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 senate_employment@saa.senate.gov by close of business on Monday, July 27th, 2015. Please indicate 222853 as the job referral number in the subject line.

Press Intern (Fall) – Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV)

Senator Manchin seeks an enthusiastic, professional student or recent post-graduate to start an immediate Press Internship this fall 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 full-time internship. To apply, please e-mail cover letter, resume with references and one writing sample to internship@manchin.senate.gov.

Press Interns (Fall) – Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY)

Senator Charles E. Schumer’s press office seeks full-time, unpaid interns in Washington, DC, starting at the end of August/beginning of September. 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 at the end of August and can continue work through the fall (November/December). Responsibilities include compiling press clips, answering reporter inquiries, organizing press conferences, writing press releases, talking points and memos, conducting research and assisting the Press Staff with the day-to-day operations of a very active press office. Applicants must work well under pressure, have excellent written and oral communications skills and a desire to learn. Previous experience in politics and press are not required but candidates should have a general understanding of the governmental process, knowledge of the Northeast, and interest in communications. If interested, please send cover letter and resume via email to: SchumerPressInternship@gmail.com.

Press Intern – New York House Democrat

The office of a New York Congressman seeks an unpaid 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 three (3) writing samples.

Please submit all inquiries with the subject “Press Internship” to: NY.ResumeInbox@mail.house.gov.

Press Intern (Fall) – Congressman John Delaney (D-MD)

Democratic Congressman seeks applicants for full- or part-time unpaid press internship for Fall 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 md06.internships@mail.house.gov by July 18th with “Press Internship” in the subject line.

Press Intern – Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI)

The Office of Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) is seeking a full- or part-time press intern for our Washington, D.C. office to start immediately.  Candidates should be well organized, have good oral and written communication skills, and possess a strong interest in learning about press operations, the political process, and congressional affairs.  The intern will assist in the day-to-day operations of a DC Congressional office by supporting members of staff with press clips and constituent communication, and will also assist with legislative research and administrative activities.  Hawaii ties are appreciated but not necessary.  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter detailing availability to our intern coordinator, Emily Latimer, at Emily.Latimer@mail.house.gov.

NO calls or walk-ins please.

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