Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Republican Study Committee Jobs List -- August 6th, 2012
Job Seekers - Please note the RSC will be hosting a panel discussion with senior Capitol Hill staff the week of Sept. 3 (probably 9/5 or 9/6) on how to find a job and move up on the Hill. Additional details will be forthcoming but please mark your calendars. This will afford you with an unique opportunity to gather information from experienced staff with different backgrounds and ask questions regarding your own job search. RSC Internship – Want to intern for the conservative caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives (the Republican Study Committee) this fall (mid-August thru December; dates flexible)? This isn't your typical internship on the Hill. You'll do policy research and writing, some of which could be seen directly by Members of Congress. You'll also be in closed-door meetings with U.S. representatives and top elites throughout Washington, DC. Must be an across-the-board, activist-minded conservative. Small stipend available. For more info, send a résumé and a one-paragraph email as soon as possible explaining why you’d want this internship to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Legislative Assistant – Congressman Gus Bilirakis (FL) is seeking an experienced and innovative Legislative Assistant to handle economic, fiscal, and energy issues. Ideal candidates will have 1-2 years of economic policy experience and should be self-motivated, creative, and team-oriented. Duties include, but are not limited to developing legislation; monitoring relevant Floor, committee, and regulatory activity; regular interaction with constituents; and advising the Congressman and senior staff. Florida ties are preferred but not required. Interested applications should send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls, faxes, or drop-offs please. Scheduler – Conservative House office is now accepting resumes for the position of scheduler in the Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: scheduling an active Member of Congress in both Washington and North Carolina, making travel arrangements for the member and staff, driving the member to events and completing other clerical work. Applicants should be committed, pro-life conservatives. Candidates must possess initiative, enjoy working with a variety of people, have strong organizational skills, and have the ability to multi-task. North Carolina ties are required. Interested applicants are asked to send a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Scheduler” in the subject line of the email. Please clearly indicate which city in North Carolina that you have ties in your email. Expires on August 15. Internships – Congressman Randy Hultgren is now accepting applications for fall semester internships in his Washington, DC. The internship would open immediately for the Fall with some flexibility for start/end dates. Illinois ties are a plus but not required. Interns will be responsible for greeting visitors, answering phones, giving tours of the US Capitol, drafting correspondence, attending hearing and briefings, and assisting staff with policy-related projects. Resumes and writing samples should be sent to email@example.com with the subject “Fall 2012 Internship.” Internships – Internships in Rep. Royce's Washington, D.C. office offer a great opportunity for students to come to the nation's capital and learn more about our government. Interns in Rep. Royce's Washington, D.C. office will be responsible for assisting with general office duties (answering phones, passing out mail, distributing faxes, compiling daily press clips), and assisting legislative staff with research and writing. Performing constituent services (giving guided tours of U.S. Capitol building, 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 are available and will be assigned according to an intern's interest and ability. Successful interns will be enthusiastic, willing to learn, detail-oriented, have excellent phone manners and have a positive attitude. In the fast-paced work environment of a Congressional office, the ability to ensure accuracy and timeliness of work is essential for interns. Interns will develop strong research and communications skills, and will gain valuable experience working in a team environment. If you are interested in interning in Rep. Royce's Washington, D.C. office please email a (1) cover letter, (2) resume to the attention and (3) dates of availability to the Intern Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.