Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Internship with Congressman Tim Johnson
Congressman Johnson’s office is looking for highly motivated interns to begin immediately. Applicants are expected to have very good work ethic, great attention to detail, quick learners, affable, able to work in a professional setting, able to meet self-imposed deadlines and deadlines from staff, and are expected to be knowledgeable of Congress. Applicants must be available during August with possibility of continuing through fall semester. Applications are for two different internship programs. The first program will focus on the legislative process; responsible for assisting legislative staff in researching policy, tracking bills, drafting constituent response letters, and aiding staff when needed. We are also seeking individuals interested in gaining experience with political/governmental communications. Participants will work directly with media strategist on press releases, media outreach, website maintenance and design, social media management and monitoring, as well as assisting with the creation media content. Both positions can be tailored to specific interests of the participant and will offer the opportunity to become greater involved in the legislative process and come away with increased knowledge and capability. Please send resume, cover letter, writing sample, and references to Sam Pfister at firstname.lastname@example.org.