Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-09) is looking for Fall interns for his Washington D.C. office. Applicants should possess conservative values, be personable, and have strong writing skills. Duties include performing administrative tasks, attending Congressional hearings, leading Capitol tours for constituents, and helping legislative staff with research on important projects. There will also be an opportunity to work on issues that interest him or her. Position is great for Capitol Hill experience. Start and end dates are negotiable and both part/full-time positions are available. Interested applicants should send resume and brief cover letter summarizing their interest in working for Rep. Luetkemeyer to Kristina.Weger@mail.house.gov with “Fall Internship” as the subject.
The Office of Congressman John Sullivan (R-OK) is looking for a Staff Assistant for the Washington, DC office. Successful applicants will be able to handle multiple projects at once and combine a positive attitude with a proactive approach. The Staff Assistant will be responsible for DC tours, flags, managing incoming phone calls and visitors, and working with the Legislative Correspondent on the constituent mail program, among other duties. OK ties are a plus. Please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls or drop ins please.
Congressman Tom Petri (R-Wisconsin) is seeking an Executive Assistant in his DC office. Responsibilities include handling the Member's Washington schedule and preparing expense vouchers. This is an entry level position. Intern or other relevant background useful. Organizational ability and communications skills are essential. Job requires much interaction with the Congressman and the public so people skills are important. Wisconsin connection a definite plus. Fax resume and cover letter to 202-225-2356.
A Southern California conservative Republicanis currently seeking applications for an unpaid internship position in fall 2011 (September – December). Duties include providing basic assistance to the staff by opening and directing mail, answering and directing telephone inquiries and running errands. Interns are also encouraged to participate in the legislative process by attending Congressional Research Service classes and legislative briefings, doing research, writing letter drafts, leading tours of the Capitol and assisting with constituent services.Qualified applicants should posses a professional and courteous demeanor, interpersonal communication skills, the ability to multi-task, and interest in the legislative and governmental process. This is a great opportunity for college students and graduates seeking Capitol Hill experience. California ties preferred, but not required. Interested applicants should e-mail a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with ‘Fall 2011 Internship’ in the subject.
Professional Staff Member – House Armed Services Committee seeks a Professional Staff Member. Responsibilities include management of a portfolio of issues, including regional issues associated with certain geographic commandant commands (and U.S. military policy relating to the countries within the associated command), non-proliferation and cooperative threat reduction, NATO/foreign nation matters, counternarcotics, and building partnership capacity; assisting with the preparation of the National Defense Authorization Act; and supporting Members of the Full Committee in the conduct of oversight of the Department of Defense. Candidate must have a working knowledge of the Pentagon, military services, and regional expertise regarding one or more of the U.S. Combatant Commands). Military ties and experience interfacing with Members of Congress preferred. Strong written and oral communication skills and an ability to work collaboratively in a team environment are required. Candidate must be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to HASCgop@gmail.com. No phone calls or drop-ins please.
Legislative Counsel- Rep. Mick Mulvaney (SC-05) seeks a Legislative Counsel to manage a portfolio of policy issues. Primary responsibilities include preparing Member for committee hearings/briefings/mark-ups and floor activities, developing and managing legislative initiatives, analyzing legislation, and representing the Member in meetings with interested parties. Candidate must have good judgment, be willing to work long hours in a fast-paced environment, and possess excellent communication and analytical skills. Law degree required and South Carolina ties are a plus. Please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unpaid Intern- Republican Member seeks interns for the Fall Semester. Daily activities include but are not limited to answering phones, distributing and sorting mail, greeting guests, entering constituent information into the database, giving tours, and assisting staff members with various assignments. The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in government and politics and needs to be motivated, dedicated, personable, and possess a good sense of humor. Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Preference given to candidates with Illinois ties. Part time/ full time available.
Military Legislative Assistant – Congressman Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD06), Member of House Armed Services Committee and Chairman of Air and Land Subcommittee seeks a military legislative assistant to handle defense issues. Successful candidates will demonstrate an extensive knowledge base on defense and military issues as well as excellent research, writing, and multi–tasking skills. Minimum two years Hill experience working military issues is essential, prior MLA experience is highly desirable. Applicants with appropriate credentials should email resume, and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Military Legislative Assistant" in subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.