Monday, January 17, 2011

House GOP Jobs List - January 17th, 2011

Office of Representative Steven Palazzo is looking for a Legislative Director to help craft the policy agenda for a member of the Science and Technology Committee. Candidate should have a minimum of 3 years legislative experience handling a diverse portfolio of issues. Candidate must be a strong writer and capable of managing a legislative team and a constituent mail system. Interested individuals should send resumes and writing samples, including legislative memos, to Regional ties are a plus.

January 17, 2011

Legislative Assistant - Conservative Republican Member seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle a broad portfolio of issues including Committee on Science, Space and Technology, agriculture, energy, environment, natural resources, education, housing, government reform, postal issues, Social Security, pro-life issues, and pro-family issues. Candidates must have Capitol Hill experience, a thorough knowledge of the legislative process; a strong attention to detail; a proven record of generating, advancing, and completing legislative initiatives; and strong writing, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Strong writing skills are a must. Candidates must be flexible and creative, be capable of working under tight deadlines, and be able to work as a team player. This is not an entry level position. Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to:

Legislative Correspondent - Strong Conservative Republican with an active constituent mail operation is looking for a Legislative Correspondent. The LC will be the primary person responsible for the management of all incoming constituent mail including drafting responses. Successful applicants will possess exceptional writing skills and understand the legislative process. In addition to handling the reactive mail, the LC will be responsible for assisting with the proactive mail operation including some drafting and all processing. Only conservative candidates should apply. Please send resume and two writing samples to All submissions will be kept confidential.

Administrative Assistant and Deputy Scheduler - Senior Midwestern Republican is seeking an Administrative Assistant and Deputy Scheduler for the DC office. This is not an entry level position, but a unique opportunity for a highly organized and proactive candidate to provide support directly to Senior staff and the Member. Scheduling responsibilities include coordinating with the Deputy Chief of Staff on the Members’ DC and district schedule, managing event logistics and daily Member preparation. Staff responsibilities include providing administrative support to legislative staff, managing the front office, and coordinating tours and the DC intern program. Midwestern ties a plus. Minimum of 1 year paid Hill experience required. Please send resume, and cover letter to: No calls please.

Interns- Congressman Rob Woodall (GA-07) has immediate openings for interns in his Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phones, sorting mail, assisting staff with research and letter writing, attending briefings, and various other tasks. Applicants should have excellent communication skills, work well in a team, be strong writers, and have a positive attitude. Please send a resume and a writing sample to No calls please.

Intern - The office of Congressman Dave Reichert (WA-08) is IMMEDIATLY seeking an intern for the remainder of the 2010 spring term (Jan-April) in Washington, D.C. Responsibilities include answering phones, organizing, distributing, and inputting mail, providing tours of the Capitol, and assisting legislative staff in research and writing projects. Strong writing skills and Washington ties are desired. Please email cover letter, resume, references, and a writing sample to with “Spring Internship” in the subject line. This is an unpaid internship.

Interns - The Office of Congressman Bill Shuster (PA-09) is seeking full time and part time interns to join the Washington D.C. office for the spring 2011 semester. 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.

Unpaid Interns – The Office of Congressman Rick Crawford (AR-01) has immediate openings for unpaid interns in his Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to leading constituent tours of the Capitol, answering phones, sorting mail, run errands, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office. Applicants should possess a great work ethic; have personable communication skills, and strong writing skills. Arkansas ties are ideal, but are not required. Interested candidates should e-mail their cover letter and resume to

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