Moderate Florida Republican seeks a legislative intern for the Fall Semester. Interns will work in a fast-paced Congressional Office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the legislative process and the United States Congress. Intern responsibilities include greeting constituents, giving tours, handling constituent phone calls, opening and sorting mail, and assisting staff with administrative tasks. Interns will also have the opportunity to conduct legislative research, and assist with correspondence, as well as attend some Capitol Hill briefings, congressional hearings, receptions, and press events. Qualifications: Interns must have a good attitude, strong work ethic, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Successful interns will be able to find information with little assistance, be able to work both independently as well as part of a team environment, and with strong attention to detail. Applicants should have working knowledge of current events and policy topics, as well as a willingness to do mundane tasks as needed. Florida ties a plus, but not required.Requirements:Interns must be able to commit to at least three full days a week (9:00am-6:00pm) from September to December. Please e-mail email@example.com with your resume and cover letter.
Fall intern – The Office of Congressman Joe Barton is in the process of looking for a qualified intern for the Fall semester. Our selection criteria can be found at: http://www.joebarton.house.gov/ConstituentServices.aspx?section=7. If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply as soon as you can by sending a cover letter and resume by October 1st. Also, Texas ties are preferred. If you are not from Texas but have either attended school or worked in Texas, please highlight this in your cover letter. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Intern Coordinator at Emmanual.firstname.lastname@example.org call 202-225-2002.
Congressman J. Randy Forbes (R-VA) has an unpaid Press Internship position available for the 2011 fall session in his Washington, DC office. Duties include assisting communications staff with daily press operations including listbuilding, drafting press releases, blog entries, and speeches, planning press conferences/events, and performing administrative tasks. 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. The ideal candidate will be a college or graduate school student with a background or interest in journalism or communications. Virginia ties preferred, but not necessary. Interested students should submit a cover letter and resume to VA04Interns@mail.house.gov with "Press Internship" in the subject line by Friday, August 19. No phone calls.
Congressman J. Randy Forbes (R-VA) has an unpaid Coalitions Outreach Internship position available for the 2011 fall session in his Washington, DC office. Duties include assisting communications staff with outreach and list building efforts to key district constituencies, as well as performing administrative tasks. 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. The ideal candidate will be a college or graduate school students. Virginia ties preferred, but not necessary. Interested students should submit a cover letter and resume to VA04Interns@mail.house.gov with "Coalitions Outreach Internship" in the subject line by Friday, August 19th. No phone calls.
House Armed Services Committee Member has an opening for an unpaid fellow, an experienced professional (this is not an internship), to work on national security and international affairs projects for the Congressman starting mid-August. Candidates should be actively working on or achieved a post graduate degree in a related field and have post graduate work experience, including having their work published in scholarly or policy publications. Prior military experience and Hill experience highly desirable but not required. Please send a cover letter, CV/resume, and writing sample to: Indiana9jobs@gmail.com
The office of Congressman Adrian Smith (NE-3) is seeking full-time, unpaid interns for the fall semester. Ideal candidates will be affable, organized, hard-working and capable of adapting in a fast-paced environment. They will be asked to answer phones, run errands, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. Nebraska ties preferred but not required. Interested candidates should download an intern application online at http://www.adriansmith.house.gov/constituent_internships.shtml and email the completed form with attachments to AdrianSmithInterns@gmail.com by Septemeber 11. No calls or drop-ins please.
Communications Director – Congressman Howard P. “Buck” McKeon is seeking a hard working, energetic and experienced Communications Director for his personal office. Previous Hill experience preferred. Duties include writing speeches, press releases, op/eds, pitching stories to local media and managing the New Media Coordinator. This individual will work with senior staff to develop and implement a district press strategy. Armed Services and Education and Workforce Committee background a plus. Strong writing, communication, and organizational skills are required. Please email resume and cover letter to email@example.com by September 15. Please no calls or drop-ins.
Congressman Patrick Meehan (PA-07) is seeking a Legislative Assistant in his Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include spearheading legislative initiatives, briefing the congressman on policy issues and legislation, and monitoring committee and House floor activity. Successful candidates will have previous Hill or legislative experience, possess strong communications skills, and thrive in a fast-paced, hard-working environment. Pennsylvania ties a plus. Please send resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Office of Rep. Scott Rigell (VA-02) is seeking politically Conservative candidates for an Unpaid Internship position in their Washington, DC office. The Office seeks an outgoing, enthusiastic person who would like experience working in a Congressional Office. At least 2-3 days of availability are required. Virginia ties are a plus. Interested persons should submit Cover Letter and Resume to VA02internships@gmail.com.
INTERNS: The Washington, D.C. Office of U.S. Representative Dave Camp (R-MI) is seeking diligent, enthusiastic and organized undergraduate students for unpaid legislative internships during the upcoming fall 2011 semester. These positions provide exposure to the legislative process while developing an understanding of how a congressional office operates. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to: constituent tours, organizing constituent mail, administrative duties, attending briefings, assisting with special projects, and the potential to assist legislative staff with research on various issues. Interns available to start mid-August with full-time availability and Michigan ties are strongly preferred. If interested, please send cover letter, resume, two writing samples and letters of recommendation to Katelyn Wilcox, Intern Coordinator, at (202) 225-9679 or email at email@example.com. For more information on Congressman Dave Camp and Michigan’s 4th Congressional District, please visit our website at www.camp.house.gov.
Interns - The Washington, DC office of Congressman Bill Cassidy (LA-06) is seeking unpaid interns to begin immediately. As an intern, one of your primary responsibilities will be assisting in the staff in responding to letters, emails, and phone calls from our constituents. You will be responsible for learning how to use the constituent database software and to assist the staff in ensuring prompt replies to constituent mail. You will also be required to lead tours of the Capitol complex to visiting constituents and their families. Beyond tours and constituent correspondence, interns will regularly be called upon by staffers to assist them with their duties here in the office. Every effort will be made by the staff to suit these requests with the strengths and interests of each intern. Email resume to Cassidy.Internships@mail.house.gov. No calls, please.
Congressman Justin Amash (R-MI) seeks hardworking, enterprising interns for the fall semester in his Washington, D.C. office. Duties may include but are not limited to: answering phones, sorting mail, data entry, giving and coordinating Capitol tours, and assisting staff with research and legislative correspondence. This internship is unpaid, but academic credit may be available. Ties to the state of Michigan strongly preferred. If interested, please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congressional Aide - Congressman Tim Murphy (PA-18) seeks a Congressional Aide for an entry-level position to assist staff in DC office operations. Position involves a variety of administrative and legislative duties, including: conducting Capitol tours, answering phones, legislative research, constituent services, letter writing and all around office help as needed. Only candidates that have ties to Southwestern PA and working knowledge of Internet Quorum will be considered. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong organizational, interpersonal, and writing skills; be familiar with the workings of a congressional office; reflect a high degree of professionalism and bring a positive attitude. Email a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with ‘Congressional Aide’ in the subject line. No phone calls, drop-ins, or candidates without ties to SWPA will be considered.
Intern - Congressman John Fleming, M.D. of Louisiana has a Fallinternship position available in his Washington D.C. office. Duties include answering phones, sorting mail, data entry, attending briefings, writing about and researching legislation, and giving Capitol tours. Strong conservative philosophy a must. If interested, send a cover letter and resume to Kyle Iturraldeatkyle.firstname.lastname@example.org. Please visit Congressman Fleming’s website at www.fleming.house.gov for more information.
Staff Assistant – A conservative Midwest member is seeking a Staff Assistant for his Washington office. Candidate must have fundamental understanding of the legislative process, possess strong organization skills and have some experience with IQ. Responsibilities include but not limited to greeting and screening visitors and callers, managing the tour and flag systems, and performing general administrative duties. Minnesota/Midwest ties are preferred, but not required. Interested applicants should email resume, cover letter and writing sample to email@example.com No phone calls, faxes or drop-offs please.