House GOP Jobs
Immediate Internship Opening – A Republican Congressman, serving on the Appropriations Committee, is seeking a highly motivated intern to start immediately. An internship in the office will provide a valuable hands-on experience and a greater understanding of the legislative process. Responsibilities include attending hearings, researching specific issues, compiling information to respond to constituent’s inquiries, handling incoming mail and data entry, giving visiting constituents tours of the Capitol, and performing general office duties. Southern ties are a plus, but not required. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your dates of availability.
Internship: Congressman J. Randy Forbes (R-VA) has two full-time, unpaid internships available for the 2012 summer session in his Washington, DC office. Duties include answering telephones and greeting visitors, collecting constituent information, researching legislation and policy issues, drafting policy updates, attending briefings and hearings, and assisting communications, administrative and legislative staff. 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. This is a great opportunity for college students and graduates seeking Capitol Hill experience. Virginia ties preferred, but not necessary. Interested students should submit a cover letter and resume toVA04Interns@mail.house.gov with "Summer Internship" in the subject line by Monday, March 19. No phone calls.
Communications Director – Congressman James Lankford (R-OK) seeks communications professional for his Washington, D.C. office. Qualified candidates will be responsible for developing and implementing a long-term communications strategy effectively targeting local and national media outlets. Applicants must demonstrate strong writing, social media, and interpersonal skills and articulate a focused and timely message in a high-speed environment. Please send cover letter, resume and brief writing sample to email@example.com.
Internship- Congressman Doc Hastings (WA-04) is currently seeking applications for spring interns in his Washington, D.C. personal office. Congressman Hastings is the Chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, so the office is always very busy. Although no two days are the same, internship duties will include attending policy briefings, answering phones, sorting mail, assisting with constituent correspondence, performing research, and a variety of other administrative tasks. Internship Applicants should be detail oriented, possess excellent communication skills, and have a positive attitude. Washington state ties are preferred but not required. Interns will be immersed in the congressional process and their work will provide valuable experience for future endeavors. Interested candidates should direct their cover letter and resume to Robert Biestman at Robert.Biestman@mail.house.gov with “INTERNSHIP” in the subject line. The internship is unpaid.
Internship: Republican Congressman Rich Nugent (FL05) is currently seeking Spring/Summer interns for his Washington, DC office starting immediately. Interns will be responsible for assisting with general office duties (answering phones, passing out mail, checking faxes), and assisting legislative staff with research and writing. Performing constituent services (scheduling tours, processing flag requests, and legislative correspondence) will also be an integral part of each internship. Interns will be encouraged to attend hearings, briefings, and other Congressional proceedings. Additional duties will be assigned according to an intern’s interest and ability. Must be motivated, detail oriented, possess excellent organizational and communication skills, a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and the ability to manage multiple tasks on a deadline. Please email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Spring Internship” and your name in the subject line.
Internship: Congressman James Lankford (R-OK) is currently seeking interns to start work immediately. Interns are responsible for assisting with general front office duties including answering phones, conducting and scheduling tours of the Capitol, logging and writing office correspondence, and helping with other administrative tasks. Applicants should be detail oriented with excellent communication skills and a friendly demeanor. Oklahoma ties are preferred but not required. Interested candidates should direct their resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample to Sarah Corley at email@example.com.
Press Intern – Southern Republican Member seeks press interns for Washington, D.C. office to begin immediately and extend through the summer. Internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for qualified college juniors and seniors, or recent college graduates. Duties include but are not limited to: monitoring social media sites, tracking press coverage for district-specific and Washington media, assisting with constituent visit photos, photography of committee hearings and other events, answering phones, running errands, and answering constituent letters on various issues before the House. As a result, interns learn how a successful press team operates and learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office. The hours are flexible to accommodate students' course schedules, but generally run 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. when Congress is in session, and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. when not in session. Applicants should possess a great work ethic; have an interest in developing a career in communications, and strong writing skills. Southern and rural ties are ideal, but are not required. Interested candidates should e-mail their cover letter, resume and writing sample to: firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
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 email@example.com with “Scheduler” in the subject line of the email.
Spring Internship – The office of Congressman Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is seeking interns to work in his Capitol Hill offices starting April 9, 2012 for an 8-week program. We are seeking motivated, organized and reliable individuals to assist with policy research and projects, constituent services such as leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, and general office administrative duties. Join our dynamic office and experience first-hand the political and public policy process. Candidates should apply as soon as possible. To apply, please complete the internship application available on the Congressman’s website: www.kevinmccarthy.house.gov. Please include days and times available, attach a resume, and send to Mari.Kishimoto@mail.house.gov.
Legislative Coorespondent- 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 TX27jobs@mail.house.gov.
SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR-Republican Senator is seeking an experienced Systems Administrator to facilitate the office’s technological infrastructure. This position also updates and maintains computer systems and methods to process, manage and store all computer data for the office; troubleshoots any problems, assists with updating the web page and other technical assistance. A bachelor’s degree in computer science and a working knowledge of Windows and MAC with Hill experience preferred. A positive can-do attitude and ability to work well with others is an absolute must. Experience with senate correspondence systems an added plus. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org COB Tuesday, February 21st.