Monday, February 27, 2012

Republican Study Committee Jobs List--February 27th, 2012

Legislative Correspondent – Texas Republican seeks Legislative Correspondent to manage all aspects of constituent correspondence. Duties include: sorting incoming letters and emails, tracking and assigning mail through constituent management software, drafting and sending timely responses, and preparing weekly mail reports. Successful candidates must demonstrate exceptional writing ability and attention to detail, and possess excellent research and organizational skills. This is a fast-paced office seeking hardworking team players. Hill experience, familiarity with IQ, and Texas ties are a plus. Send resume and cover letter to

New Media Coordinator – Very conservative Southern member of Congress is seeking a tech-savvy, energetic, and creative New Media Coordinator, who has multi-media and web experience. Responsibilities include creating and maintaining innovative, high quality social media, putting together videos and other visuals to highlight the office’s legislative and district initiatives, and thinking creatively to find new, cutting-edge ways to communicate to constituents and the press. Experience with Final Cut editing software is a plus. Candidates with a year of communications or new media experience are preferred. Please send cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to

Scheduler – Congressman Steve King (IA-5) is now accepting applications for the position of scheduler in his Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: scheduling an active Member of Congress in Washington, making travel arrangements for the member, and completing other clerical general office management work as assigned. Applicants should be committed, pro-life conservatives. Candidates must possess initiative, enjoy working with a variety of people, have strong organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task. Iowa ties are a plus. Interested applicants are asked to send a resume and a cover letter explaining why they would like to work for Rep. King to with “Scheduler” in the subject line of the email.

Scheduler – Congressman Rich Nugent (FL-05) is seeking applicants for the Scheduler position in his Washington office. Candidates should have prior scheduling experience and must have the ability to manage numerous tasks and coordinate effectively with other members of Congressman Nugent’s staff. Primary responsibilities include: managing Congressman Nugent’s schedule, coordinating district travel and events with the Chief of Staff and District Director, and ensuring front office operations run smoothly and efficiently. Florida ties a plus but not required. Please email cover letter and resume to

Internships – The D.C. Office of U.S. Representative Randy Neugebauer (TX-19) is seeking organized and enthusiastic individuals for unpaid spring internships. 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: answering phones, giving constituent tours, inputting constituent mail, attending briefings, and assisting staff with special projects. Interns available to start immediately with full-time availability are preferred. Texas ties a plus but not required. If interested, please send cover letter and resume to Caitlin Alcala at For more information on Congressman Randy Neugebauer and Texas’s 19th Congressional District, please visit our website at

Internships – The office of Congressman Marsha Blackburn (TN-7), member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, is seeking unpaid Interns to fill positions immediately for Spring 2012. Start/stop dates are very flexible. Main responsibilities include answering phones, processing mail, drafting constituent correspondence letters, researching legislative issues, attending meetings/hearings as needed. There will also be opportunities to attend receptions and seminars that interest you. Candidates should be self motivated, enthusiastic, flexible, and computer-literate. This is a great opportunity for conservative college students. Tennessee ties a plus, but not required. Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Charles Badger at

Internships – Congressman Larry Bucshon (R-IN) is currently seeking interns who can start work immediately or who are interested in our summer in our summer program. Interns are responsible for assisting with general front office duties including answering phones, conducting and scheduling tours of the Capitol, logging office correspondence, and helping with other administrative tasks. Applicants should be enthusiastic and possess an attention to detail, have excellent communication skills and a friendly demeanor. Weekly hours can be flexible to accommodate conflicts. Indiana or Ohio Valley ties are preferred but not required. Interested candidates should direct their resume, cover letter, and either a short writing sample or reference letter to Hudson Byrd at:

Internship – Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (NC-05) has an opening for an unpaid legislative intern starting immediately and continuing through the end of the spring semester in her Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting the staff with incoming mail and data management, researching legislative issues and preparing constituent letters, attending hearings, and assisting on other projects as needed. Any applicant should have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work diligently and upon instruction in a fast-paced work environment. Any candidate must also be self-motivated, detail oriented, and able to multi-task. Any person interested should email a resume and cover letter to

Internship – The office of Congressman Blake Farenthold (TX-27) is looking for a new media intern for the spring and summer of 2012 for our Washington, D.C. office. We are looking for highly qualified candidates that are motivated, detail-oriented, and personable. The ideal candidates will have a background in journalism or public relations with a new media focus and a strong interest in digital media. A basic knowledge of graphic design, video, audio, and/or photography and editing in those mediums is a must (i.e. PhotoShop, Premier Plus, etc). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: drafting/distributing social media posts; monitoring social media and other news sources; attending press conferences & briefings; and working with the Press Secretary on photography and editing. This is an unpaid position; interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Jason Capeheart at Texas ties are preferred, but not required.

Internships – Congressman Jim Gerlach of Pennsylvania’s 6th District is seeking current college students or recent graduates wishing to gain Capitol Hill experience in a fast-paced office for a full-time or part-time Spring 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, performing legislative research and various other tasks. This is an unpaid internship, but interns will gain valuable Hill and office experience and will have access to many unique Hill opportunities. Pennsylvania ties are a must to be considered eligible for this position. Please send resume and cover letter detailing availability to /

Internships – Conservative Republican Congressman seeks interns; staggered start dates, positions available immediately. Start/stop dates are very flexible. Positions may involve constituent care and contact, press assignments, research/legislative assignments, giving tours of the Capitol, and assisting staff in a million incidental and unforeseeable ways. We try to match our needs to the Intern's interests and aptitudes. Appointees will gain valuable experience in House functions and learn first-hand how the hippest and most dynamic office on The Hill operates. Conservatives with solid pro-life beliefs and strong work ethic will be a good fit. Candidates please send a letter of interest with resume, references, and some type of writing sample to

Internships – Senate Republican Conference seeks undergraduate students or recent graduates for late May – August 2012 to assist professional staff. Responsibilities include administrative tasks, conducting research, assisting with press events and meetings. Candidates should possess strong communications, writing and research skills. Prior political experience is preferred; Spanish fluency a plus. Only full-time internships are available. You can learn more about the SRC by going to or Please email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample no more than 3 pages to Deadline for applications is March 19, 2012.

Internship – Congressman Cory Gardner’s (CO-4) Washington, D.C. office seeks an unpaid internship to start immediately. Duties include answering phones, handling constituent requests, sorting mail, attending hearings and conducting issue research. This is a great opportunity for someone interested in learning more about the legislative process and public policy.

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