Friday, November 19, 2010

House GOP Vacancies 11/18/10

Compiled and distributed by Patrick Baugh, Financial Administrator for Cong. Anh "Joseph" Cao, John Fleming, Bob Goodlatte, Duncan Hunter, Lynn Jenkins, Jerry Moran, Tim Murphy, Sue Myrick, Pete Olson & Erik Paulsen.
November 18, 2010

Press Secretary - Florida Member is looking to hire an experienced Press Secretary based in the DC Office to handle local, state and national press. Spanish speaker and writer preferred.  Duties include but are not limited to: writing press releases, opinion editorial columns, blog entries, floor remarks, weekly e-newsletters, quarterly mailers, and other written communications; managing website, and social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and You Tube; scheduling TV, newspaper, radio and other press interviews; establishing and maintaining relationships with members of the media; planning press conferences and media availabilities.  Desired qualities: Prior experience in or with press, knowledge of Florida politics, Spanish speaker, strong writing and verbal skills a must. Please submit resume and two writing samples, one in Spanish if available to

Senior Policy Advisor – Rep. Connie Mack (FL-14) seeks a Senior Policy Advisor to handle a number of legislative issues and special projects.  The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, a big thinker, and committed to the ideas of limited government.  Applicants must have strong writing skills, several years of Capitol Hill experience, and a strong work ethic.  Please submit resume and cover letter  No phone calls, faxes or drop-bys, please.

Legislative Correspondent/Website Management – PA Republican House Member seeking candidates with exceptional organizational and writing skills to manage aggressive constituent correspondence operation.  Candidates must have prior experience using Internet Quorum and demonstrate needed skills to manage active congressional website to be considered for this position.  Those with PA ties given first consideration. Send resume and cover letter to Absolutely no phone calls.

Staff Assistant - Congressman Tim Murphy (PA-18) is accepting resumes for a Staff Assistant position in the Washington, DC office. Candidates must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills and bring a high degree of professionalism to our very busy office. In addition to supporting the legislative and administrative staff with day-to-day office activities, the Staff Assistant processes a large volume of tour and flag requests; greets visitors and fields constituent calls; attends legislative briefings and will be assigned various research projects; and drafts letters and legislative memos. Pennsylvania ties required and PA 18 district connection given highest consideration. Previous Hill internship experience preferred. Sense of humor and positive attitude a huge plus on our team. Candidates meeting these requirements should e-mail a resume and cover letter to with ‘Staff Assistant’ in the subject line to No phone calls or drop-ins will be considered.
Interns - Congressman Bill Posey (R-FL) has three full-time, unpaid internships available for the 2011 Spring session in his Washington, DC office beginning in January.  Duties include but are not limited to answering telephones, greeting visitors, conducting tours of the Capitol, researching legislative issues, and working with our mail database system.  There will also be opportunities to experience Washington DC and cultivate your interest in American government by attending briefings, hearings, and classes.  Qualified candidates should possess excellent organizational and communication skills, should have a positive attitude, and a strong work ethic.  Although internships are unpaid, our office is happy to fill out any necessary forms for students to receive credit at their respective college or university.  Florida ties are preferred but not necessary.  All interested individuals should submit a cover letter and resume to with “Spring 2011 Internship” in the subject line.  No phone calls please.  Include in your cover letter why you would like to intern on the Hill for Congressman Posey, why you believe you are qualified, as well as how soon you will be able to start.  Should we wish to go forward with an interview, we will contact you in December.

Internships - Congressman John Campbell (CA-48) has an opening for internships in his Washington office for the winter/spring semester. Duties include giving Capitol tours, answering phones, handling constituent correspondence, attending meetings, and assisting the Congressman’s legislative and press staff. The ideal candidate will be a college student with a demonstrated interest in politics and adherence to conservative principles. Interested applicants should submit their cover letter, resume, and writing sample

Spring Interns - Congresswoman Judy Biggert’s Washington DC office is seeking intern applicants for the spring 2011 semester. Interns can expect wide-ranging opportunities to explore the legislative branch and enrich their understanding of the Federal government. A typical day of work can include: basic administrative tasks, conducting tours, constituent correspondence, legislative research, attending hearings, and otherwise assisting the staff as required. Successful applicants will have good interpersonal skills, a strong grasp of written language, and a positive work ethic. Priority will be given to Illinois applicants. A cover letter, resume, and short writing sample should be sent Please include “Internship” in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.

Interns - The Office of Congressman Bill Shuster (PA-09) is seeking full time and part time interns to join the Washington D.C. office immediately. Candidates should be a self-motivated, team player that is ready to work in a fast-paced environment. Duties include, but are not limited to: opening mail, answering phones, constituent correspondence, attending briefings, assisting with legislative research, and providing aid to staff-members with various projects. The ideal candidate will be a hard-working, detail oriented professional with strong oral and written communication skills. Pennsylvania and district ties are preferred, but not required. Although this position is unpaid, we will work with the student to fulfill requirements for school credit programs. Interested candidates should email with a resume and a cover letter indicating your prospective duration of the internship.

Intern - The office of Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) is seeking qualified interns for an unpaid internships beginning immediately or at the start of the new session in January. The internship will provide college graduates and current students with the opportunity to gain first-hand experience in the workings of a Congressional office and knowledge of the legislative process. In addition to supporting the legislative staff interns will guide Capitol tours, attend legislative briefings, conduct research, and be responsible for various administrative duties. Candidates should be highly motivated, have excellent verbal and written skills, be organized and a team player. Washington State ties are a plus but are not required. If you would like to be considered for the internship please submit a resume, cover letter, and references to the Intern Coordinator, Christian Bell, at

Spring Interns - Congressman Ted Poe’s DC office is seeking unpaid interns for the Spring 2010 semester. Main responsibilities include answering phones, drafting letters, researching legislative issues, attending meetings/hearings as needed and giving tours of the Capitol. Candidates should be self-motivated, enthusiastic, a team-player, flexible, and computer-literate. This is a great opportunity for college students seeking to gain academic credit. Candidates interested in gaining experience with the Foreign Affairs and Judiciary committees are encouraged to apply. Texas ties a plus. Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Kristen Hoffman

Intern - The congressional office for New Jersey District 2 (NJ-02) seeks applicants for an intern position in the DC office for the spring 2011 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

Unpaid interns – Republican Congressman from Texas is looking for Full/Part-time unpaid interns for Winter 2010-11/ASAP.  This internship offers an excellent opportunity to have hands-on experience with all areas of the congressional office.  Interns are responsible for answering phones, greeting constituents, giving capitol tours, and legislative projects as directed.  In addition to these duties, interns will be able to attend committee hearings, congressional tours of various landmarks, and museums (such as the U.S. Holocaust Museum and the U.S. Supreme Court), and legislative briefings on the hill.  Texas ties preferred, but not necessary.  For more information, please email resume and cover letter to:

Internship - A Midwestern Republican is currently seeking internship applicants with a good work ethic for the Winter/Spring 2011 semester.  This internship provides an opportunity to observe and interact with the inner-workings of a Congressional office, as well as provide learning opportunities though attending hearings, briefings, conducting tours of the Capitol, and assisting office staff with various duties and projects.  Full-time interns will receive a one time stipend of $500 at the end of the internship.  Interested parties should send a resume, cover letter, references, and a writing sample to  Midwest ties preferred but not required.  

Paid Internship – Congressman Steve King (IA-5) is looking to fill an immediate opening for a paid internship position in his Washington, DC. The internship will end in May 2011. Applicants should be committed, pro-life conservatives with strong writing skills. Ideal candidates will also be personable self-starters able to multi-task and work well under pressure. Iowa ties are a plus. Duties include answering phones, sorting mail, leading capitol tours, drafting constituent mail, and helping legislative staff with research and writing projects.  Please consult our application form at before applying. Interested candidates should send a complete application form, resume and cover letter explaining their interest in working for Congressman King to with “Spring 2010 Internship” in the subject line.
Unpaid Internships - Congressman Darrell E. Issa (R-CA) has one full-time, unpaid internships available for the 2011 Spring session in his Washington, DC office. Duties include answering telephones and greeting visitors, collecting constituent information, researching legislation and policy issues, drafting policy updates, attending briefings and hearings, and assisting communications, administrative and legislative staff. 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. Interested students should submit a cover letter and resume to Adaline Maushardt at with "Internship" in the subject line by November 26th.  No phone calls please.
Internship – The office of Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (CA) is seeking a conservative-minded and enthusiastic intern to join the office for the winter.  Duties include, but are not limited to, constituent correspondences, attendance at briefings, hearings, and meetings, assistance with legislative research, and aid to staff-members with various projects.  The ideal candidate will be hard-working, detail-oriented, and professional with strong oral and written communication skills.  California and district ties are a preferred, but not required.  Please email with a resume and a cover letter indicating your prospective duration of the internship.

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