Senate Vacancies Bulletin: Revised: December 17, 2009 at 2:16 PM
Offices within the United States Senate are equal opportunity employers.
INTERN - Senator Kirsten Gillibrand seeks highly motivated individuals for full and part-time unpaid internship in her Washington, D.C. office. Students and recent college graduates from New York State are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must be able to work a minimum of 15 hours per week between the hours of 9 AM and 6 PM. Applications can be faxed to (202) 224-1560 or emailed to Gillibrand_Internship@gillibrand.senate.gov. The application can be found on Senator Gillibrand?s website at http://gillibrand.senate.gov/.
SUBCOMMITTEE CLERK - Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia seeks Subcommittee Clerk. The Clerk will assist in the preparation and administration of hearings; manage office expenditures and funds; handle and track office correspondence and filing; assist with scheduling; and greet visitors and answer the telephones. Individual must possess first-rate administrative and organization skills, be a self-starter and detail-oriented, and have the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment while working well with others in a team setting. Position is a non-designated position that works with both majority and minority subcommittee staff. Please submit cover letter, resume, and references to email@example.com. Short writing samples welcome.
INTERNS - Midwest Moderate Democrat Senator seeks undergraduate students and recent graduates for full and part-time internships for his Washington DC office. Candidates can expect to help staff with research on legislative issues, attend hearings and briefings, draft correspondence, and provide mail and administrative support. Candidates who are proactive, have strong oral and writing skills, are detail-oriented, and able to maintain discretion are encouraged to apply. Students from all majors encouraged to apply and immediate availability is a plus. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to MidwestModDemIntern@gmail.com.
SCHEDULING ASSISTANT & STAFF ASSISTANT - Western Democratic Senator is seeking a Scheduling Assistant and a Staff Assistant. Applicants for both positions must be detail oriented, well organized, able to handle a fast-paced work environment and work well in a team environment, and have exceptional interpersonal skills. Candidates for Scheduling Assistant must show superior judgment, and be able to prioritize and follow through on multiple tasks in a high pressure environment. The ideal candidate is able to think on their feet and be a problem solver. Duties include vetting the initial intake of emailed, faxed, or mailed meeting requests, assembling the Senator?s nightly briefing materials, maintaining scheduling files, coordinating staff for the Senator?s meetings, and assisting with room reservations and other various tasks at the direction of the Director of Scheduling. Scheduling experience preferred but not necessary. Candidates for Staff Assistant should be personable, dependable and professional to support a very busy front office, and have excellent oral and written communication skills. Duties include, but are not limited to, answering phones, greeting visitors, sorting mail, and other administrative duties as assigned, as well as providing support to scheduling, press, and legislative staff as needed. Western ties a plus. Please email a cover letter and resume to DemSenatorJob@gmail.com indicating in the subject line whether applying for Scheduling Assistant, Staff Assistant, or both.
GRANTS AND SPECIAL PROJECTS INTERN - Senior Northeast Democratic Senator seeks an intern to assist grants director. Responsibilities include conducting research of federal and state grant programs, writing letters of support on behalf of organizations seeking federal and state grant funding, and other general administrative support as necessary. This internship will provide limited legislative policy exposure, but it will provide considerable insight into critical federal and state funding programs. Qualified candidates must be excellent writers, organized, self-motivated, professional, and able to work in a fast paced office. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT - Senior Midwest Republican Senator seeks Legislative Assistant to handle financial services, housing/real estate, tax, budget, pension, small business, and Social Security issues. Preferred qualifications include: Law or other advanced degree; expertise in tax, finance, or economics; and, Hill experience. Characteristics and skills should include the ability to analyze issues, strong oral and written communication skills, sound political judgment, and the ability to work under pressure. Salary commensurate with experience. Please fax resume, writing sample and cover letter to 202.228.2088.
INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY - Junior Democratic Senator seeks applications for full-time internship positions in the Washington, DC personal office. Duties will include, but are not limited to the following: archiving office files, transcribing press mentions, conducting research, drafting memos, data management, assisting with mailing projects, sorting mail, distributing newspapers, and corresponding with constituents via telephone, mail and facsimile. A strong applicant will have solid written and oral communication skills, a high propensity for academic achievement, and the ability to work diligently and upon instruction in a fast-paced work environment. Applicants should be available for a minimum of 4 weeks beginning immediately and preference will be given to those able to devote a substantial amount of hours during the 5-day work week (excepting federal holidays). Those in externship programs or with Delaware ties are especially encouraged to apply. This is an unpaid internship, but it is a fantastic opportunity for individuals who are interested in pursuing careers related to public policy on or off Capitol Hill. Please email your cover letter, resume, and one 2 to 3 page writing sample to email@example.com. Applicants must note not only a date range but days of availability in their cover letters. If one is available to intern beyond the spring, note this as well.
OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH PROGRAM MANAGER - The Office of Compliance (OOC) is seeking an experienced safety and health professional to manage its occupational safety and health program described in the OOC website, www.compliance.gov. The OSH Program Manager is responsible for enforcing the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) in the legislative branch of the United States Government. The Program Manager directs the conduct of safety and health inspections, assures compliance with OSH standards and prevention and abatement of hazards, and provides technical advice and assistance to Congress, employing offices and employees. To be eligible for consideration, applicants must have a bachelor?s degree in occupational safety and health or a related field or an equivalent combination of education and training; held relevant responsible supervisory or managerial positions, and have at least five years of relevant technical experience. Professional registration or certification (e.g., Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist) is preferred. The OSH Program Manager reports to the OOC General Counsel and the Deputy General Counsel. Salary is $100,000 to $110,000 depending on experience. For further information and to apply, see http://www.usajobs.gov/ Job Announcement Number OOC0903.
LEGISLATIVE INTERNSHIPS - Senator Schumer's Washington, D.C. office seeks full-time, unpaid interns for the winter semester (January through early May). Part-time interns will also be considered but candidates with full-time availability will be given preference. Responsibilities include a range of legislative and administrative work, including answering phones, managing incoming and outgoing mail, attending hearings and briefings, and writing research memos for LCs and LAs. Applicants must work well under pressure, have excellent written and oral communications skills, and a strong work-ethic. Preference will be given to New Yorkers or those with New York ties. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to SchumerLegIntern@gmail.com
STAFF ASSISTANT - Senator Lieberman seeks a personable, dependable, patient, and professional Staff Assistant for front office/reception duties in his Hartford, Connecticut state office. Applicants must be self-motivated team players; able to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality; have strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; and be proficient working on the computer. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering multi-line phones, greeting visitors, coordinating the internship program, ordering office supplies, distributing mail, and front office organization. Past or current residency in Connecticut preferred. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to Joan Jacobs at Administrative_Director@lieberman.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. No phone calls or walk-ins please. This office is an equal opportunity employer.
DEFENSE INTERN - Florida senior Senator seeks full-time, unpaid intern for up to six months to assist busy national security staff. In addition to general administrative duties, intern will help staff prepare the Senator for hearings, meetings and travel, track legislation and budget requests, and follow-up with Department of Defense agencies and academic and industry groups. Qualified candidates should have excellent skills in research, attention to detail, and oral and written communication. Candidates with previous work experience, military experience and/or students studying national security policy, public administration, or international relations are preferred. This internship is designed to be an opportunity for those seeking congressional staff experience in aspiration of paid staff employment in national security affairs on Capitol Hill. Please submit cover letter, resume, and 3-5 page writing sample via email at: FloridaDefenseIntern@gmail.com. Applications are accepted until the position is filled. No calls please.
SPRING INTERNS - Southern Republican Senator is seeking college students and recent college graduates for full and part-time internships. Responsibilities include providing front office support, managing incoming and outgoing mail, assisting legislative staff with research, and assisting with special projects. Applicants should have a highly professional demeanor, strong written and verbal skills, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and one letter of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line.
WINTER/SPRING INTERNS - Senator Tom Udall seeks undergraduate students and recent graduates for full and part-time internships for his Washington DC office beginning in January through May. Candidates can expect to help staff with research on legislative issues, attend hearings and briefings, draft correspondence, and provide mail and administrative support. Candidates who are proactive, have strong oral and writing skills, are detail-oriented, and able to maintain discretion are encouraged to apply. Students from all majors encouraged to apply. Please e-mail cover letter, resume, a brief writing sample, and three letters of recommendation to email@example.com.
SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR - Democratic Senator seeks an experienced Systems Administrator (SA) to oversee technology for the DC and state offices. Responsibilities include installing, updating, maintaining and troubleshooting hardware and software. This will include, but not be limited to, office workstations, printers, Blackberries, servers and other office-related hardware. The SA provides support for a variety of issues and identifies, researches and resolves technical problems. The SA responds to telephone, email and in person requests for assistance and troubleshoots and resolves IT issues. The SA makes recommendations for the purchase of IT, office and communications equipment. The SA oversees the correspondence management system and trains staffers in its use. The SA updates the Senator's website and works with outside vendors when appropriate. Ideal candidate will have prior experience in a technical support role and have experience with Windows server 2003/2007 permissions. Candidates will possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and be extremely organized. Candidates will also be highly motivated and able to multi-task. Required skills: proficiency with Windows, XP Professional and Mac OS X; proficiency with Microsoft Outlook and Apple Mail; proficiency with Blackberry Enterprise and various Blackberry devices; proficiency with Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Office Professional and Adobe Acrobat Professional; proficiency supporting users of software systems and web-based applications. Desired skills: proficiency in HTML, CSS and basic web authoring tools and understanding of Exchange and Active Directory. Please send cover letter and resume to senateSAjob@gmail.com.
SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER - U.S. Senate seeks a program manager w/combined 5 yrs exp in program management and/or continuity of operations (COOP) planning. The ability to development, implement, and maintain COOP terms and practices is a must, as is the ability to develop the infrastructure needed to support COOP plans. Ideal candidate will have at least a bachelor?s in a related field, extensive COOP training, & exp w/Capitol Hill operations. Salary starting at $82K plus Federal benefits. Submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org in WORD or PDF FORMAT ONLY. Use job code SPM. DEADLINE: 12/18/09
SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR - Republican Senator is looking for an experienced Systems Administrator to oversee computer systems in D.C. and State offices. Major responsibilities include maintenance and troubleshooting of hardware and software of servers, desktop, and laptops. Provide end user support to staff using on a variety of software including Microsoft Office 2007, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Symantec Client Security, and Internet Quorum. Candidate must be an expert in setting up and troubleshooting RIM Blackberry devices as well as managing Blackberry Enterprise Manager software. Candidate is also responsible for researching new technologies, purchasing and installing new equipment and providing support and advice on a variety of multimedia hardware and software. Candidates must have strong interpersonal skills, be well-organized, able to multi-task, dependable and flexible. Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line.
PRESS INTERNS - PRESS INTERNS ?Senator Charles E. Schumer?s press office seeks full-time, unpaid interns in Washington, DC from January to May 2010. Part-Time interns will also be considered but candidates with full-time availability will be given preference. Responsibilities include compiling press clips, answering reporter inquiries, organizing press conferences, writing press releases and talking points, conducting research and assisting the Press Secretary with 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 governmental process, knowledge of the Northeast, and interest in communications. If interested, please send Cover letter, Resume and References via email to SchumerPressInternship@gmail.com or fax to (202) 224-7023.
PRESS ASSISTANT - Western Democratic Senator seeks hard-working, self-motivated Press Assistant for busy press shop. Responsibilities include compiling daily clips, drafting press releases and statements, editing documents, pitching local media outlets, overseeing press files and providing administrative support. Ideal candidate will be a team player with previous Hill experience, excellent writing and organizational skills, and the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Job requires early morning arrival. Please e-mail cover letter, resume and two short writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org
COUNSEL OR PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER - Ranking Member on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee seeking individual with strong legislative/investigative/oversight experience to serve as Counsel or Professional Staff Member on Committee. Responsibilities will include investigations and oversight work and assigned legislative issues. Required prior experience on the following issues include privacy/civil liberties; Privacy Act; and government information; and strong writing, verbal and analytical skills. Prefer candidates with an intelligence and/or law enforcement background, and an active security clearance. Law degree strongly preferred but not required if individual has strong substantive background. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line.
UNPAID INTERNSHIP - The office of Senator George LeMieux (R-FL) is currently seeking full-time and part-time interns for the spring semester of 2010. Responsibilities include conducting tours of the Capitol, answering the telephones, organizing and inputting mail, drafting letters and aiding legislative staff on special projects. Interns are encouraged to attend hearings and briefings to enhance their experience on Capitol Hill. Successful candidates will be highly motivated, hard working, and detail oriented. Florida ties are preferred but not required. Please e-mail resume and brief cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line. No faxes or drop-offs please.
INTERN - Northeastern Democratic Senator seeks Intern to assist in busy scheduling department for the Spring semester (January-May). Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to, reviewing and processing scheduling requests, assisting with phone calls, and preparing daily briefing materials. Candidates should be very organized, hardworking and possess excellent attention to detail. The intern is expected to work a minimum of 20 hours per week and hours can be flexible. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER - Busy Senate Committee (Majority) is seeking an experienced individual to serve as Professional Staff on transportation policy issues. Candidates should be motivated, organized, detail oriented, and able to critically analyze issues. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: researching and developing transportation-related policy; drafting legislative language; moving legislation through the Senate legislative process; preparing Members and staff for Committee and Subcommittee hearings and executive sessions; meeting with and developing relationships with relevant stakeholders, including the Administration; and representing the Committee in public forums. Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills. Hill experience and/or J.D. strongly preferred, but not required. Candidates should email their cover letters, resumes and brief writing samples to TranspoCounsel@commerce.senate.gov.
LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT - Moderate Midwestern Democratic Senator on Energy Committee seeks highly motivated Legislative Assistant to handle energy, environment and natural resource issues. Candidates should posses a public policy background in these areas and approximately 5-7 years of professional experience. Excellent writing, interpersonal and communications skills a must and Hill experience preferred. Please submit cover letter and resume to DEMENERGYLA@gmail.com.
SPRING INTERNS - Office of Senator Jon Tester seeking full-time interns. Intern responsibilities include researching legislative issues, attending hearings, preparing follow-up memos, assisting with constituent services, and administrative duties. Applicants must be motivated, hard-working, and have strong communication skills. This unpaid internship is a great introduction to Capitol Hill. To apply, please submit a completed application form (available on our website, http://www.tester.senate.gov/), a cover letter, current resume, three letters of recommendation, and a writing sample via fax to (202) 224-8594. Please call our office at 202-224-2644 with any questions.
SPEECHWRITER - Democratic Senator seeks a gifted Speechwriter to write speeches, opinion editorials and press statements. Excellent written and oral communications skills are essential, as is the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast paced environment. Hill experience preferred. Please e-mail writing sample with resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating job referral number in the subject line.
LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT - Northeastern Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Correspondent to help cover defense, foreign policy and veterans' issues. Primary responsibilities include taking constituent meetings, drafting letters to both constituents and administration officials, and conducting research on legislation. This demanding position requires strong organizational skills, good interpersonal skills, well-developed writing skills and the ability to multi-task in an exciting, fast-paced environment. Previous experience in defense/veterans/foreign policy areas is strongly preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line.
PRESS INTERNSHIP - The Office of Senator Joe Lieberman has an opening for a Full time Spring Press Internship in his Washington, DC office. The position is unpaid. Duties include assisting communications staff with daily press operations including tracking media coverage, drafting press releases, compiling press clips, conducting background research, and performing administrative tasks. A successful applicant will possess strong writing, research and communication skills, and should have background or interest in journalism or communications. A sense of a humor and positive attitude are a must! Please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
INTERNS - Senator Gillibrand's Washington, D.C. office seeks full and part-time, unpaid interns for the spring semester (January - May). Responsibilities include a range of constituent services and legislative work, including answering phones, managing incoming and outgoing mail, attending hearings and briefings, and performing research. Preference will be given to New York residents or those attending college in New York. Application materials may be found on the Senator's website, http://gillibrand.senate.gov/services/internships/. Applicants may fax (202-228-0282) or email (Gillibrand_internship@gillibrand.senate.gov) completed applications to the office. Only completed applications will be considered. Please direct questions to the Intern Coordinator at 202-224-4451.
LEGAL FELLOW - Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Contracting Oversight (Democratic staff) seeks law student or recent graduate to help staff with investigations, research, hearings, and administrative tasks. Fellowship is unpaid. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to email@example.com indicating job referral number in the subject line.
SPRING INTERNS - US Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship (Republican office) is seeking college students and recent college graduates for unpaid, full or part-time internships for the spring 2010 term. Responsibilities include assisting staff with legislative research, drafting correspondence, administrative duties, preparing hearings and briefings, compiling daily press clips, and assisting with special projects. The ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment is also appreciated. Applicants should have strong written and verbal skills as well as an interest or background in business and economic development. No phone calls please. Send a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 page writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org
LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT - Moderate Midwestern Democratic Senator seeks highly motivated Legislative Correspondent to handle the following issues: health, social policy, and welfare. Candidates should have at least two to three years Hill experience or comparable experience in these fields. Excellent research and writing skills a must. Please submit cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
PRESS INTERN - A moderate Midwestern Senate Democrat is seeking a press intern for the fall semester. Responsibilities include assisting with press clippings (with early-morning arrival), conducting research and assisting the Washington, DC-based press office with day-to-day operations. Applicants must be flexible, work well under pressure and have excellent written and oral communications skills. Previous experience in politics and press are not required but candidates should have a strong interest in communications. This is an unpaid position, but college credit may be earned where applicable. Email resume and hours available to INPressIntern@gmail.com.
INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY - Junior Democratic Senator seeks applications for full-time internship positions in the Washington, DC personal office. Duties will include, but are not limited to the following: archiving office files, transcribing press mentions, conducting research, drafting memos, data management, assisting with mailing projects, sorting mail, distributing newspapers, and corresponding with constituents via telephone, mail and facsimile. A strong applicant will have solid written and oral communication skills, a high propensity for academic achievement, and the ability to work diligently and upon instruction in a fast-paced work environment. Applicants should be available for a minimum of 4 weeks beginning immediately and preference will be given to those able to devote a substantial amount of hours during the 5-day work week (excepting federal holidays). Those in externship programs are especially encouraged to apply. This is an unpaid internship, but it is a fantastic opportunity for individuals who are interested in pursuing careers related to public policy on or off Capitol Hill. Those with Delaware ties are encouraged to apply. Please email your cover letter, resume, and one 2 to 3 page writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants must note not only a date range but days of availability in their cover letters. If one is available to intern beyond the fall, note this as well.
LABOR POLICY INTERN - Majority Policy office of a Senate Committee seeks an energetic, organized Intern for a full-time, unpaid internship. The ability to work in a fast-paced environment, remain flexible and meet deadlines is a must. Excellent organizational, administrative, writing, computer, and people skills are also a must. An interest in Labor issues is necessary. The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and short writing sample to LaborPolicyintern@gmail.com.
PRESS ASSISTANT - Midwest Democratic Senator seeks hard-working and energetic Press Assistant for busy press shop. Responsibilities include compiling daily clips, writing press releases, helping manage Senate website, pitching local media outlets, conducting research, drafting letters and statements, overseeing press files, and providing administrative support. Ideal candidate will have previous Hill or campaign press experience, excellent writing and organizational skills, and the ability to handle a fast-paced environment. Job requires early-morning arrival. No calls. Please email cover letter, resume and two writing samples to INPressSearch@gmail.com.
ECONOMISTS - The Democratic Staff of the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress seeks a staff economist with a serious interest in macroeconomics and money and banking. Candidates must have an interest in public policy. The position requires independent research as well as working closely with other economists on the staff, in the federal government, and academics throughout the country. A full-time, professional staff position is being offered, but single-year appointments will be considered. A Ph.D. in economics or finance, or commensurate work experience, is required. Successful candidates will have strong communication skills. Capitol Hill experience is also a plus. The Joint Economic Committee?s mission is to review economic conditions and make recommendations to Congress about a broad range of policy issues. The Committee holds hearings, conducts original research and analysis, and advises Members of Congress on economic policy. For more information on the work of the Democratic staff of the Committee, please visit our website at http://jec.senate.gov/democrats. If interested, please submit a resume, references, and two writing samples to: JOBS@jec.senate.gov. The Joint Economic Committee is an Equal Opportunity Employer
FALL INTERNS - Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon seeks full and part-time interns for his Washington, D.C. office. Interns will be paired with legislative staff or press based on their interests and experience. In addition to researching legislative issues, interns will also have the opportunity to attend hearings, prepare memos, and draft correspondence. Interns are expected to assist with constituent services and administrative duties. Preference will be given to applicants from Oregon. All internships are unpaid. If your institution allows or requires college credit, that can be arranged. To apply, please submit a resume, a cover letter, a short essay describing what you hope to gain from this internship, a letter of recommendation and two additional references by email to DC_intern@merkley.senate.gov.
FALL INTERNS - Senator Jon Tester?s office seeks full-time Interns for his Washington D.C. office. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to: researching legislative issues, attending hearings, preparing follow-up memos, assisting with constituent services, and administrative duties. Applicants must be motivated, hard-working, and have good communication skills. These unpaid internships are a great introduction to Capitol Hill. To apply, please submit a completed application form (available on http://www.tester.senate.gov/), a cover letter, current resume, three letters of recommendation and a writing sample via fax to (202) 224-8594.
COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR - Moderate East Coast Democratic Senator with active committee assignments seeks an experienced Communications Director to be part of senior management team. Successful candidate will serve as primary on record spokesperson and show a demonstrated ability to work quickly to communicate complex issues to multiple audiences on behalf of the Senator. Must be an exceptional writer and editor able to quickly produce press releases, web entries, speeches, talking points, and necessary briefing material as needed. Will be expected to develop and implement national communication strategy, integrated with and supportive of home-state media efforts. Will be expected to mentor others in press department and delegate tasks to press and legislative staff as required. Strong strategic planning, management, and organizational skills required. Candidates must have ability to monitor Senator?s legislative activity and grasp complex policy concepts and implications, proactively communicating them as required. Candidates should have a track record of speaking on the record, pitching reporters on story ideas, op-eds, and other media opportunities. Established relationships with members of the national press a plus. Hill experience (3+ years) required. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
INVESTIGATIVE COUNSEL/INVESTIGATIVE STAFF - Seeking experienced attorneys or otherwise qualified professionals to work on the bipartisan Congressional Oversight Panel created by the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 to oversee the implementation of the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP). Familiarity with financial services regulation, the mortgage crisis, and the financial crisis is required. Investigative counsel and staff will work with a team of attorneys and in conjunction with finance experts and economists to investigate all aspects of the U.S. Department of Treasury's TARP activities, including the use of TARP funds, the impact of TARP on financial institutions and markets, the transparency and fairness of the Treasury Department's administration of TARP, and the effectiveness of foreclosure mitigation efforts. Job responsibilities will include preparing for hearings on TARP operations, staffing Panel members, reviewing administrative agency information, conducting interviews with agency personnel, consultation with policy experts, and preparation of reports. Please email cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
POLICY ADVISOR - Seeking experienced policy analysts to work on the bipartisan Congressional Oversight Panel (COP) created by the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 to: 1) oversee the implementation of the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP) and 2) make recommendations on regulatory reform to the next Congress and Administration. Experience in the fields of economics, finance and banking, financial services regulation, consumer protection, or housing policy is necessary. Job responsibilities will include research, analysis of Working Group policy papers, preparation of briefing materials for Panel Members, drafting report language, and offering substantive recommendations on regulatory reform to Panel members. Please email cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT - Moderate Democrat seeks highly qualified staffer to cover primarily financial services and housing issues. The Senator plans to be very active on these issues. Candidates should be highly motivated, experienced, with excellent written and oral communication skills. Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOUSE GOP JOB LIST from Patrick Baugh
December 21, 2009
Intern - The congressional office for New Jersey District 2 (NJ-02) seeks applicants for an intern position in the DC office for the spring 2010 semester, beginning in January and going through May. The ideal candidate will call New Jersey their home and possess an interest in politics. Current students and recent graduates are welcome to apply. A strong writing background is preferred. Our interns assist staff with giving tours of the Capitol, answering phones, data entry, sorting mail and general clerical duties. They will also occasionally attend public hearings or briefings and can conduct research for legislative staff. This is a good opportunity to see how a congressional office works. Additionally, interns will gain professional office experience useful for future career choices. Applicants must be available at a least two to three full days per week. Please email your resume and cover letter to NJ02Spring2010@mail.house.gov.