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Scheduler/Executive Assistant – Congressman Brad Miller’s Washington, DC office seeks experienced professional for scheduling position. Qualified candidate will have excellent writing and communication skills, strong organizational skills, and be very detail oriented. Position requires ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a good attitude. Responsibilities include scheduling, travel arrangements, and administrative support for the Member. Position also entails managing office billing and finances, maintaining Member correspondence, and special projects. North Carolina ties are a plus but not essential. Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and references to: Jobs.NC13@mail.house.gov. No e-mails or calls please.
LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT – House Democrat seeks Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse portfolio of issues including economic policy, financial services, government reform, small business, and other legislative issues as assigned. Responsibilities include developing and advancing the Member’s legislative agenda; providing detailed updates and analysis on relevant issue areas; representing the Member in meetings with constituents; and outreach to interested groups with a heavy emphasis on the business community. Successful candidates should have a talent for communicating complex issues in a concise manner, both verbally and in writing. Previous Hill experience or in a position relating to the substance of one of the major issues in the portfolio preferred. To apply, send cover letter and resume to EconLA@mail.house.gov
Senior Executive Assistant for a South Asian Embassy
A South Asian Embassy is looking for a Senior Executive Assistant
for His Excellency the Ambassador. It is preferred that applicants
have experience working with the Congress or the U.S. Government.
Experience working in a similar capacity for other VIPs is preferred
but not required. Knowledge of diplomatic protocol is also preferred
but not required. Applicant should be able to work independently to organize
and coordinate events as well as handle scheduling and other executive
assistant tasks. Day-to-day tasks include managing the Ambassador's
calendar, appointments, email, and travel. May also need to assist
other Diplomats in organizing Embassy events. May include long hours
including having to occasionally work on weekends.
Please send cover letters and resumes to VBasnayake@PattonBoggs.com
Congressman Ed Pastor (AZ-4) is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle a variety of issues that could include health care, financial services, taxes, trade, Social Security, welfare, communications, or possibly others. Experience in appropriations process and production of constituent mail is important. The ideal candidate should be personable; have Congressional experience; excel in communication abilities, including writing; have extensive knowledge in issue areas; and be responsible to perform assigned tasks in a timely manner without constant supervision. Applicants should send cover letter and resume to Richard Patrick (email@example.com).
Communications Director: Moderate, California Democrat seeks an experienced and creative Communications Director. Candidates must have outstanding communications skills, including speechwriting, press releases, new media, talking points and other written materials drafted for the Member. Candidates should also have experience in marketing stories to media, have on-the-record speaking experience, and significant website and new media experience. Candidates must be able to work well with other staff to develop and execute an effective communications strategy for the Member. This is not an entry level position and campaign or Hill experience is required. Candidates should be familiar with or have a working knowledge of California politics and policies. Salary is commensurate with experience. All candidates should provide: 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume; 3) three writing samples; and 4) three references. Send application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chief Clerk: Senate Committee seeks an organized and detail oriented individual to serve as Chief Clerk. This position is Non-Designated and supports both the Majority and Minority staff. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: developing and managing the Committee budget, processing vouchers for payment of Committee expenses, handling all payroll transactions, managing all administrative preparations and operations of committee hearings/mark-ups/meetings, assisting with distribution of materials for Nominations, maintaining personnel files, developing and enforcing administrative and emergency preparedness procedures, managing office moves, and overseeing various general administrative functions for the Committee. The Chief Clerk will supervise 5 non-designated staff; therefore, proven management experience is preferred. Position requires discretion and confidentiality. Ideal applicant will possess strong verbal and written skills, have the ability to multi-task, and work well in a team setting. Long hours may be necessary at times. Hill experience – preferably for a committee -- is strongly encouraged. College degree required. Send cover letter and resume to Senate.email@example.com.
Democratic lawmaker from the Midwest seeks Writer and Editor. This position mandates, at a minimum, correct spelling and use of grammar, and the ability to communicate a point effectively, directly, and concisely. Candidate must be detail oriented, self motivated, and able to work independently in a fast paced environment. Depending on the candidate, this position can be part-time or full-time. Please submit resume, cover letter, and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org answering this question: What motivates you to be a good writer?
STAFF ASSISTANT — Active Bay Area California Democratic Member of Congress seeks a staff assistant. Responsibilities include managing the front desk and greeting visitors. Daily tasks include answering telephones, conducting and organizing tours, processing flag requests, assisting a busy legislative staff, and serving as intern coordinator. Applicants should be detail-oriented professionals with strong organizational skills and writing abilities, positive attitudes and pride in work product. It is required that this staffer have a car. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Absolutely no phone calls, e-mails or walk-ins, please.
A United States House of Representatives Committee that oversees national security, foreign affairs, and the military seeks aCounsel. The Counsel will provide legal advice to the Committee on legislation and other policy initiatives. The ideal candidate will have national security expertise as well as experience with House procedure. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. The candidate must be comfortable in a team-oriented environment. Ability to pass a security background investigation to obtain a security clearance required. Candidates with current security clearance preferred. Please email cover letter and resume to HouseCounsel2011@gmail.com.
North Carolina Democrat seeks experienced, proactive, detail-oriented individual with outstanding writing skills and sound political judgment to serve as Communications Director in Washington DC office. Applicants must demonstrate proven success in designing and implementing strategic communications plans, developing and maintaining strong relationships with reporters, producing high-quality written materials, and serving as an on-the-record spokesperson. Major responsibilities include the following:
· Drafting press releases, media advisories, op-eds, letters to the editor, talking points, speeches and other written materials for the Congressman
· Pitching stories to various media outlets
· Developing and implementing new media strategies
· Managing and maintaining website
· Compiling and distributing newsletters and other mass email communications
· Organizing daily news clips
· Working with legislative and district staff integrate press operation and policy objectives
· Overseeing constituent correspondence process and member outreach
· Managing a small portfolio of legislative issues, as assigned
THIS IS NOT AN ENTRY LEVEL POSITION.
The ideal candidate would have North Carolina ties, at least 3 – 4 years of professional communications experience (campaign or Hill), working knowledge of issues facing rural communities, and a strategic understanding of issues within the jurisdiction of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, three writing samples and three references toNC01.firstname.lastname@example.org with the Subject Line: Communications Director Vacancy. No phone calls, faxes or drop-in, please.
Progressive TX member seeks highly pro-active, experienced Communications Director to handle busy press operation. Responsibilities will include handling press inquiries; drafting press releases, media advisories, statements, website content and talking points; working closely with the staff of CBC members; attending Member and staff meetings; and, assisting Legislative Director with legislative initiatives. Candidates must have excellent writing and editing skills including speech writing and the ability to quickly produce press material. Capitol Hill experience and established relationships with members of the national press, particularly Spanish media, are a plus. Candidate must work closely with legislative staff to develop and implement strategic media plan in a fast-paced and results -driven environment. Must have proven track-record with national media, and ability to manage website and social media tools. Strategic understanding of key policy areas such as: energy, healthcare, global peace and transportation security is desired. This is NOT an entry level position. Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter and one writing sample (press release or op-ed) to email@example.com. No calls or drop-bys, please.
Senior Democrat seeks an experienced, well organized Executive Assistant/Scheduler for the Washington, DC Congressional Office. Primary duties include, but are not limited to: managing the Member’s DC schedule; taking care of all logistics associated with the Member's travel to and from DC and out of state; ensuring compliance with all financial and travel disclosure rules; maintaining the Member’s contact list, records and files. The ideal candidate should have a professional demeanor, possess strong organizational skills, be detail oriented, and demonstrate the ability to multi-task under pressure. In addition to having strong verbal and written communication skills, a minimum of two years prior scheduling experience is preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter and resume to DemOffice@yahoo.com.
West Coast Progressive democrat seeks Legislative Director to manage all aspects of a forward-thinking and dynamic legislative agenda. Issues portfolio may include tax and economics. Successful applicants work well under pressure, possess excellent written and oral communications skills, have a good sense of humor. Prior Hill experience is required. Please submit cover letter, resume, and list of references to LegDir2011@yahoo.com. No drop-bys or phone calls.
OFFICE COORDINATOR / STAFF ASSISTANT – Progressive Maryland Democrat seeks outgoing and organized individual for Office Coordinator / Staff Assistant for district office. Responsibilities include:
· answering the telephones;
· greeting visitors to the office;
· answering constituent requests for general information and other inquiries;
· monitoring delivery and pickup of materials;
· maintaining front office;
· drafting correspondence;
· managing district email accounts;
· organizing incoming and outgoing mail;
· supervising interns; and
· assisting with various administrative and case work duties.
Applicants with a BA / BS or 2 years of related experience and ties to the 4th Congressional District are preferred. Send resume, cover letter and list of three references to Adrienne.Christian@mail.house.gov with “District Position” in the subject line.
No calls or drop by’s.
Leadership House Democrat is seeking a Press Secretary to work in partnership with our Communications Director in a fast-paced, proactive press office. Candidates should have very strong writing and verbal communications skills and an active knowledge of social media messaging. The ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and think quickly on your feet is a must. Daily duties include writing press releases, talking points, op-eds, e-mail newsletters, as well as proactive media event planning and responding to national and local press inquiries in an on-the-record capacity. Position based in Washington, DC. Minimum 2+ years on-record experience required, House press secretary preferred. Send cover letter, resume and writing sample to: FL-20PRESSRESUME@MAIL.HOUSE.GOV. PLEASE NO DROP-BYS, PHONE CALLS OR EMAILS.
Senior Texas Democrat seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse portfolio of issues including women’s issues, veterans, postal issues, as well as be the coordinator for Congresswoman’s “World of Women for World Peace” initiative. Staffer must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a demanding office environment; must have superior written and oral communication skills; and must be able to interface effectively with senior staff. Ideal candidate will have some prior Capitol Hill or legislative policy experience. Must send resume with cover letter in order to be considered for this position firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls or walk-ins please.
The Minority side of a House Committee is looking for a Communications Director. The ideal candidate will demonstrate proven success in designing and implementing strategic communications plans and new media strategies, maintaining strong relationships with reporters, producing high quality written materials, and serving as an on-the-record spokesperson. The ability to integrate press operations with policy staff is imperative. This is not an entry-level position: at least three years of communications experience on the hill is required and applicants must have strong references who will attest to prior success in communications. Please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Progressive CA member seeks highly proactive, experienced Communications Staff to develop and implement strategic media plan in a fast-paced and results-drive environment. Must have proven track record with national media, and ability to manage website and social media tools. Outstanding writing skills are required, including speech writing. Strategic understanding of key policy areas such as global peace and security,, poverty, and HIV/AIDS policy is desired. The is NOT a entry level position. Qualified candidates should submit resume, cover letter and one writing sample (press release or op-ed) firstname.lastname@example.org. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. No calls or drop bys, please.
House Democrat on the Appropriations Committee is seeking a Legislative Assistant with experience in the Appropriations process to cover energy, natural resource, environment, and agriculture issue portfolio. Individuals should be capable of working with diverse stakeholders and tracking a broad legislative portfolio involving both budget and authorizing issues. Candidates must have at least three years of legislative experience in the United States Congress and be adept at using the Appropriations process to advance a broad legislative agenda. In depth knowledge and understanding of legislative process, creative thinking, an interest in progressive agriculture policy, and excellent writing ability is required. Please email cover letter, resume, references, and two writing samples to email@example.com. No calls, drop-ins, or faxes please.
Active New Jersey Member of the U.S. House of Representatives seeks a motivated Legislative Director to manage and supervise active legislative staff, coordinate and implement legislative agenda, and assist in development of policy positions and legislative strategy. Candidates must have strong leadership and organizational skills, be a self starter, have excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to work well under pressure and in a team environment. Must have the ability to manage the work of others and to take the initiative to advance the agenda of the Member. The position reports to the Member, Chief of Staff and General Counsel. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please email resume and references firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not call the office about this position.
Midwestern Democrat seeks experienced, creative, and savvy Communications Director for proactive press operation. Candidates must have outstanding writing abilities in a variety of formats, including speechwriting, press releases, new media, talking points and other written materials drafted for the Member. They also must demonstrate experience pitching stories to media and have on-the-record experience. Candidates for the position must be able to work well with other staff to develop and execute an effective communications strategy for the Member. This is not an entry level position. Campaign or Hill experience required. All candidates for this position must provide: 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume; 3) three writing samples; and 4) three references. Send application to Democrat.Midwestern@mail.house.gov. ABSOLUTELY NO CALLS OR DROPBYS.
Democratic Member of Congress from Texas seeks a detail oriented, highly organized and self-motivated individual as anExecutive Assistant. Ideal candidate should have a real commitment to public services and to completing challenging tasks. Candidate will prepare the daily schedule for the Member, and prepares detailed itineraries, maintain important numbers, locations and contact names; prepare monthly projected schedules; and briefs the Member on all scheduling activities and requests of the Washington, D.C. and district offices; coordinates photo opportunities with constituents; handles the Congressperson's travel arrangements; responds to all invitations, either by written correspondence or by personal telephone call; ensures that the Member is provided with briefing materials for each event by coordinating with event participants and the appropriate legislative and/or district staff; maintains the Member’s files, including notes, correspondence, and all information relating to travel; acts as a liaison for constituents and other individuals when they visit the Member. Candidate should be able to work well under pressure; should be able to work a flexible schedule; and perform other duties as assigned. Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of office experience is preferred. At least one year working in a congressional office is beneficial. Must have strong telephone skills; strong oral and written communication skills; and the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment with respect to prioritization of and recommendations on appointments. Candidate should have a car. Thoroughness and careful attention to detail is an absolute must. Does this sound like you? Send resume, cover letter, and references to: Resumebox@mail.house.gov.
SENIOR LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT - Progressive Maryland Democrat seeks Senior Legislative Assistant to be responsible for handling various legislative issues. Candidates should have excellent written and oral communication skill including writing constituent mail, floor statements, and talking points. Applicants should have at least three years of Capitol Hill legislative experience. Applicants with a JD and ties to the 4th Congressional District of MD are very strongly preferred. Please send resume, cover letter, and three short writing samples to Adrienne.Christian@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Senior LA”. No calls or drop by’s please.
LEGISLATIVE DIRECTOR – Extremely active progressive member seeks experienced, creative, and politically savvy Legislative Director to provide strategic leadership on legislative priorities and supervise and mentor legislative staff while managing a robust legislative portfolio. Candidates should have outstanding writing abilities with experience drafting talking points, statements, speeches, and other material as needed. Five years of Capitol Hill experience, three years of supervisory experience, and a JD are required. Connections to Maryland are preferred. A good sense of humor and ability to perform well under pressure are a plus. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Please email resume, cover letter, three short writing samples and three references to Adrienne.Christian@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Legislative Director”. No calls or drop by’s please.
The office of Congresswoman Kathy Hochul (NY-26) seeks motivated and enthusiastic interns to begin work in the Washington, D.C. office immediately. Ideal candidates will be self-motivated, detail oriented, and possess strong interpersonal skills. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phones, sorting mail, handling tours and flag- requests, assisting staff with constituent correspondence, research projects, and attending hearings. We are looking for smart and dedicated interns to be part of our DC office team. Previous political or hill experience is a plus but not required. If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com. Please, no calls or drop-ins.
Democratic Caucus Seeks Qualified Candidates for Immediate Full-time Internship Opportunities
The Democratic Caucus of the US House of Representatives seeks qualified candidate to start immediately for full-time internship. Successful applicants will be bright, highly motivated and have strong academic records as well as an interest in public policy. Interns will be directly engaged with the Caucus’ work and will perform a variety of duties that are essential to the office. These range from administrative duties such as answering phones and data entry, to assisting the staff in a variety of functions such as attending hearings and briefings, performing research and helping organize the Caucus’ many events. Excellent writing skills and a good sense of humor are desired. Candidates must be flexible and capable of working in an unpredictable, fast-paced environment.
In order to apply for a House Democratic Caucus Internship, please submit the following: cover letter and résumé; dates of availability; writing sample of approximately 3 pages (your own words, unedited); two references (please provide both the phone and email contact information. Please send completed application materials via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Texas Democrat seeks full-time interns for Washington, DC office beginning at the end of August. This position is unpaid. Intern responsibilities include answering phones, sorting mail and faxes, and assisting legislative staff with research and constituent correspondence. Texas ties are a plus. Please send resume and cover letter email@example.com.
Truman National Security Project - Fall Internships
The Truman National Security Project is a national security leadership institute, the nation's only organization that recruits, trains, and positions a new generation of progressives across America to lead on national security. Our mission is to provide the skills, knowledge, and network to create an influential force of leaders across the country who advance strong progressive national security policy.
We are seeking fall interns who are self-starters and excited about building a strong security platform based in progressive values. The internship offers opportunities to take part in training events and regular foreign policy discussions with next generation and leading progressives working in foreign policy and national security. Interns work with a leading team of high-performing political, policy, communications professionals. Every Truman Project intern works directly with a senior staffer.
The Truman Project takes great pride in finding excellent job placement for those who work hard and work smart.
We currently offer eight internships:
Membership: Work with our Membership Director to cultivate our flagship Truman Security Fellowship program, the Board of Principals and the new Mentorship Program, as well as direct and manage the Annual and Mid-Annual Meetings. This intern will assist the Director with recruiting; strategic planning and management consulting; developing relations between Truman and the Security Fellows; and coordinating security, defense and media trainings. This intern will be afforded the opportunity to research complex foreign policy issues, contribute to our progressive security curriculum, participate in unique hands-on training in national security and communications and engage with some of the most talented up-and-coming and current leaders in national security.
Advocacy: We are seeking interns to assist with our ongoing advocacy campaigns, working to engage veterans across the country to help promote diverse national security issues including climate change and energy dependence, foreign assistance and nuclear non-proliferation. Interns will gain hands-on experience working closely with political directors and field directors on nationwide efforts to raise awareness of the national security implications of climate change and energy dependency. Duties include assisting with planning events and press conferences, reaching out to our list of veteran supporters, and any other assistance needed from the field. We are looking for individuals who possess backgrounds or are interested in political advocacy or campaign fieldwork, strong communication and research skills, and a keen interest in national security and environmental issues. Veterans are encouraged to apply.
Political: Work with our Political team to train elected officials, candidates, and other political leaders on national security and foreign policy topics, and to help our community members in building their political profiles.
Congressional: Assist the Congressional Liaison in developing the Truman Project's presence on Capitol Hill and providing legislative support for our Policy, Advocacy and Communications Departments. Specific duties include assisting in the management of programs such as Congressional Security Scholars, researching relevant legislative issues, and developing training materials for Truman programs.
Communications/Media: Assist our Communications Director getting the Truman Project into the media and research hot button issues in foreign policy and national security. This will involve getting to know Truman Security Fellows and pitching them to media outlets, from print and radio to blogs and television. It will also include research assignments related to the Truman Project’s Backgrounder series and the Truman Project’s annual National Security Manual. These projects will include opportunities to write blog postings and, potentially, op-eds of your own. This intern should have a background in and a desire to learn more about communications, research, and social media (primarily Facebook and Twitter).
Policy: Assist the Director of Policy with researching and developing curriculum for several different Truman Project programs, such as Congressional Security Scholars, Emerging Leaders, Communications Bootcamps, and Executive Agency Training. This intern is entrusted to assist with research for and the creation of training materials as well as the administration of various programs underway. The Programs intern will also assist with the development of “metrics for success” and the aggregation of relevant data. The opportunity to attend various Truman trainings will be afforded. This intern must be computer savvy, especially with Microsoft Power Point, databases, and Google Docs.
Development: Strategic fundraising is the key to a strong non-profit organization. The Development intern will be exposed to the important world of fundraising. Duties will include assisting the Director of Development with researching and writing grant proposals for foundations; planning fundraisers in DC and around the country; and prospective donor research.
Intern to the Vice President:
The Intern to the Vice President's primary responsibility is to provide the VP and his senior leadership team with timely, meticulously researched memoranda on complex issues in American national security. The vast majority of the intern's time will be devoted to research and writing. The intern will also be asked to present his or her findings to the staff in a briefing format, and to assist staff in creating presentations for the Washington policy community based in part on the intern's research findings. The Intern to the Vice President may also be asked to assist with clerical tasks in some circumstances, but this is not the focus of the position and will not be a routine requirement.
All internships will include a bit of administrative work, as well.
Skills: Must be entrepreneurial and proactive, highly organized and mindful of detail, comfortable with computers, comfortable with people, and passionate about building the progressive national security movement.
Experience: Backgrounds in politics, campaign work, policy and/or development preferred, but not essential. College juniors, seniors, and Masters students preferred.
Hours: Full and part-time internships available.
Please send cover letter, resume, and two to three references (at least two from former employers or professors) to Liz McKenna at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also please indicate which of the eight internships you are most interested in.
Please note that this is an unpaid internship.
The Office of Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX-18) is seeking Interns IMMEDIATLEY for the Washington, D.C. office. Candidates should have an interest in the legislative process, possess excellent writing and communication skills, and have an understanding of the American political system. Legislative interns will be responsible for projects such as writing constituent correspondence, providing support for daily legislative tasks, fielding constituent phone calls and other requests. Other duties include providing staff with general office support. During their term, interns are encouraged to attend briefings and committee hearings of personal interest and complete individual and team goals. If you would like to be considered for an internship, please send your resume and cover letter to Sumer.Alhinnawi@mail.house.gov.
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee is seeking current college students or recent college graduates wishing to gain Capitol Hill experience in a fast-paced office for a full-time unpaid press Internship. Responsibilities will include working with the Communications Director to handle press inquiries; drafting press releases, media advisories, website content, and talking points, working closely with the staff of CBC members; and overseeing the Member’s social media pages. Candidates must have excellent verbal, writing, and editing skills and be able to produce quality material under a quick deadline. Interns with experience covering key policy areas such as: energy, education, homeland security, and transportation security is a plus. Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and one writing sample to Shashrina.Thomas@mail.house.gov.
Congressman Hansen Clarke (MI-13) is seeking unpaid Interns for Fall 2011. Interns should be responsible, focused, organized and have a heart to serve others. Duties will include, but are not limited to: answering phones, processing mail, researching issues, drafting correspondences, attending hearings and briefings, analyzing legislation and conducting tours. Ties to Michigan are preferred but not required. If you are interested, e-mail a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample email@example.com with “Fall 2011 Intern” in the subject line. Deadline to apply is August 5, 2011
Congressman G. K. Butterfield’s (D-NC) Washington, D.C. office seeks a full or part-time UNPAID Intern who has immediate availability and can work during the fall semester. Internship positions are open to qualified college students or recent graduates and are a wonderful opportunity for hands-on experience in a Congressional Office. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, meeting and greeting visitors, answering constituent phone calls, letters, emails, and faxes, attending legislative hearings and meeting and drafting memos for staff, researching policy issues and drafting correspondence on diverse topics, and providing support and assistance to the legislative staff. Current or former residents/students from North Carolina are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit Congressman Butterfield’s website. Applicants interested in the internship opportunity should email a cover letter, résumé, 1 page writing sample, and contact information for two academic/professional references toDennis.Sills@mail.house.gov as soon as possible. NO CALLS OR DROP-BYS PLEASE.
The Washington, DC office of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY) is offering unpaid Internship opportunities beginning in August. First-hand experience in her congressional office will provide interns with an unparalleled knowledge and understanding of the development of public policy and governmental affairs. It will also offer a unique insight into the legislative process and parliamentary procedure, as she is Ranking Member of the Committee on Rules. The Rules Committee determines the rules of debate for nearly all major legislation before it can be considered on the House Floor. Intern responsibilities include drafting letters to constituents, attending committee hearings, writing summary briefs, researching various issues for the legislative staff and assisting with office duties, including answering phones and sorting mail. Interns are an integral part of the team and are given substantial opportunities to learn and grow in a fast-paced and active office. Applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume and a writing sample to David Cooper-Vince at NY28.InternApplications@mail.house.gov. Candidates from Western New York are especially encouraged to apply. Please do not hesitate to contact David at 202-225-3615 with any questions.
Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) seeks part or full-time Interns beginning after August 1. Applicants should be enthusiastic, reliable, and hard-working. Spanish language skills a plus. Please fax a resume and a cover letter to 202-225-3073 (no walk-ins or calls, please).
The office of Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY-04) is currently seeking part-time Interns for our Fall Internship Program. The internship begins in mid-August and runs through December. The intern’s hours will depend upon his or her class schedule. Qualified candidates will possess an interest in the legislative process, good writing and communication skills, and the desire to work in a fast-paced environment. Responsibilities will include communicating with constituents, writing constituent letters, performing research requests, leading U.S. Capitol Tours, and administrative work. Our office's interns work closely with our staff and should be professional, motivated, and adept at multi-tasking. Preference will be given to students from the Fourth Congressional District and the State of New York. Please send a cover letter, resume, and a short writing sample to Jonathan Flack at Jonathan.Flack@mail.house.gov or fax to (202) 225-5758. Please call (202) 225-5516 with any questions.
Ohio Congresswoman Betty Sutton is seeking current college students or recent college graduates wishing to gain Capitol Hill experience in a fast-paced office for a full-time or part-time Fall Semester Internship. We are seeking motivated, organized, and reliable individuals to assist the legislative and administrative staff with day-to-day duties. Such duties include attending briefings, answering phones, giving Capitol tours, drafting constituent correspondence letters, doing legislative research and various other tasks. The internship is unpaid, but interns will gain valuable Hill and office experience and will have access to many unique Hill opportunities. Those with ties to Ohio or the 13th Congressional District are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send a resume, cover letter detailing availability, two short writing samples and at least 2 references to InternOH13@gmail.com.
The Office of Representative Pete Stark (D-CA-13) seeks motivated full or part-time unpaid Interns for now until mid-June. Responsibilities include leading Capitol tours, drafting constituent correspondence, conducting legislative research for senior staff, various administrative tasks and contributing to daily office operations. Ideal candidates are mature, detail-oriented, and motivated, but with a great sense of humor. This is an ideal opportunity for someone whose internship has recently ended and wants to prolong their stay in D.C. for another month. Interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your dates of availability. No walk ins or phone calls, please.