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March 14, 2011
Legislative Assistant- Congressman John Carter is accepting applications for a Legislative Assistant to handle his homeland security appropriations subcommittee portfolio and other issues. Successful applicants will have several years of experience and a thorough understanding of the legislative process. Special consideration given to homeland security experience. Duties will include but are not limited to drafting Floor statements, developing amendments and legislative initiatives, and generally promoting the Congressman’s agenda in the committee. This position requires a self-starter who is willing and able to aggressively take a project from start to finish. Salary commensurate with experience. Texas ties are a plus. To apply, please send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Legislative Correspondent – A conservative Republican Senator is seeking a legislative correspondent. The position will likely handle constituent correspondence for health care, education, budget, and Social Security. The job will also include significant additional assignments from the legislative director or legislative assistants, including staffing meetings with constituents, drafting memos, and assisting with research and other work to support the senator’s legislative priorities. Strong writing skills, organization, and attention to detail are required. Send resume to email@example.com
The D.C. Office of Congressman Charlie Dent (PA-15) is seeking qualified applicants for a Spring 2011 internship beginning in April. Responsibilities include answering telephones and greeting visitors, researching legislative issues, assisting with constituent correspondence, and working with staff on various projects. Ideal candidates will be detail-oriented multi-taskers with great communication and teamwork skills who can operate effectively as team players in a high-paced environment. Spring internships will generally conclude at the end of May. These internships are unpaid but offer a great experience to enter into Capitol Hill. Although hours are flexible, preferred applicants will be available on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Sean Snyder at Sean.Snyder@mail.house.gov.
Interns - Freshman Republican Illinois Congressman Bobby Schilling (IL-17) has immediate openings in his Washington, D.C. office for unpaid interns wishing to gain experience on Capitol Hill. Day to day responsibilities include answering constituent correspondence, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, answering phones, conducting legislative research, and assisting with press activities. The ideal candidate will be a college student or recent graduate who is motivated; is detail-orientated; possesses strong organizational, communication and writing skills; has a positive attitude; and has the ability to manage multiple tasks and work well under pressure and in a team environment. Illinois ties are a plus. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Internship – The office of Congressman Erik Paulsen (MN-03) has an immediate opening for spring interns in the Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) greeting constituents, answering telephones, sorting mail, assisting legislative staff with projects, and attending Congressional briefings and hearings. This unpaid internship offers great exposure to the inner workings of a Capitol Hill office. Ties to Minnesota are preferred, but not required. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and a résumé to Owen.Holm@mail.house.gov .