Tuesday, February 12, 2013
US House Intern Vacancy List -- February 11th, 2013
House Vacancy Announcement and Placement Service (HVAPS) B-235 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 202-226-5836 Vacancy Bulletins are available for pick-up in Longworth HOB - B-227 (CAO First Call Customer Service Center) or in the CAO Human Resources Office - Ford HOB 102. To Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the Vacancy Listserv visit: http://www.house.gov/content/jobs/ Job Line: 202-226-4504 _____________________________________________________________________________________ INTERNSHIP VACANCY LISTING Week of February 11, 2013 MEM-169-13 “A Tennessee House Republican seeks a full-time unpaid intern to begin as soon as possible. Duties will include welcoming guests, handling constituent communications, giving tours of the Capitol, attending briefings and hearings, and assisting the office staff. College students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Tennessee ties are a plus, but not required. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter detailing their interest and time commitment they are willing to make to Zach.Parkinson@mail.house.gov .” MEM-166-13 Democratic Member is seeking an experienced scheduler for the Capitol Hill office. Responsibilities will include managing all aspects of the member’s schedule; coordinating all logistics of the member’s travel; managing the staff assistant; and working in conjunction with the Financial Administrator and Chief of Staff on administrative office matters. Candidates must have a strong work ethic, excellent organizational skills and strong oral and written communication skills. The ideal candidate is a team player who has four to five years of experience on the Hill. Please e-mail a resume and cover letter to House.Jobs@mail.house.gov. MEM-165-13 Democratic Member of Congress seeks a responsible, focused, and organized Intern. Positions are available starting in May, and applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Although internships are unpaid positions, interns are treated as full participants in the Congressional office. Duties will include, but are not limited to: answering phones, processing mail, researching issues, drafting correspondence, and attending hearings and briefings. Current students are especially encouraged to apply. If you are interested, e-mail a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to Taylor Share at Taylor.Share@mail.house.gov MEM-164-13 Freshman Democratic Member seeks an organized, energetic and savvy Legislative Fellow to start immediately. The Fellow will have a range of duties including monitoring legislative developments within Committees and on the House floor; developing and advancing legislation and other policy priorities of the Member, contributing to floor speeches and other external communications, researching and advising the Member on bills and other issues, and drafting constituent correspondence. Applicants must have superior organizational skills, strong oral and written communication skills, be able to multi-task, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and have a sense of humor. This fellowship is unpaid. An advanced degree and Ohio ties are required. Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to email@example.com. No phone calls or drop-bys. MEM-163-13 Democratic Congressman seeks applicants for full- or part-time unpaid press internship for Spring 2013. Duties will include tracking press clips and traffic on social media networks, updating and maintaining press contact lists, maintaining website, and assisting with the office’s day-to-day communications operation. Applicants should have a strong interest in political communications, new media, or journalism. Please send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, February 8, 2013 with “Press Internship” in the subject line. MEM-162-13 Democratic Congressman seeks applicants for spring semester internship. Intern will conduct legislative research, draft memos, assist with front office duties, and perform basic administrative tasks. Candidates must exhibit strong writing and communication skills. Maryland residents or strong ties to Maryland are preferred. Please send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to email@example.com by Friday, February 8, 2013 with “Internship” in the subject line. MEM-161-13 The Washington D.C. office of Republican Congressman David Valadao (CA-21) is currently seeking paid interns. Main responsibilities include answering phones, processing mail, guiding Capitol tours, and assisting the legislative staff by drafting constituent correspondence letters and researching legislative issues. There will be opportunities to attend meetings and hearings as needed, as well as receptions and seminars that interest you. Qualified candidates must be highly motivated self-starters who are detail oriented and have excellent organizational and communication skills. This is a paid internship full-time with flexible starting and ending dates. California ties are a plus, but not required. Please send inquiries with resume and cover letter attached to Stephanie.firstname.lastname@example.org MEM-160-13 The office of Congressman Trey Radel (FL-19) is looking for interns for the spring of 2013 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 excellent research and writing abilities, be able to multi-task and interact well with constituents. These are unpaid positions, but interns will have the opportunity to experience working on Capitol Hill, learn about the legislative process, and attend briefings of interest. Responsibilities include answering phones, assisting with constituent correspondence, and supporting the legislative and communication staff on various projects. Southwest Florida ties preferred but not required. Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com. MEM-156-13 Democratic Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) seeks current college students or recent graduates wishing to gain Capitol Hill experience for a full-time or part-time internship to start immediately. A qualified intern candidate will be well-organized, responsible, dependable, and ready to work in a fast-paced environment, and have good oral and written communication skills. Duties will include answering phones, sorting and distributing mail, running errands, creating constituent correspondence, providing constituent tours of the Capitol Building, attending briefings, assisting with legislative research, and providing aid to staff members regarding various projects. This internship is unpaid, however interns will gain valuable public service skills and experience on the Hill. No previous Hill experience necessary. Those with ties to Ohio or the 3rd Congressional District are strongly encouraged to apply. All interested applicants should e-mail their resume, cover letter, and expected start and end dates to firstname.lastname@example.org. PLEASE – NO PHONE CALLS. MEM-150-12 The Office of Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez seeks community-minded individuals for the District Office position of Administrative Intern. Ideal candidates are team players who work well under pressure, have excellent communications skills and have a desire to serve their country and the constituents of the 47th Congressional District. Congresswoman Sanchez is a leading Orange County Democrat and a ranking member on the House Armed Services Committee among other prestigious assignments. The Congresswoman’s District Office is focused on providing efficient and effective constituent services. Job Descriptions are attached to this email communication. Send resumes to email@example.com. We look forward to speaking with you. MEM-145-12 Indiana Democrat is seeking current college students or recent graduates wishing to gain Capitol Hill experience 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, 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 Indiana or the 7th Congressional District are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send a resume, cover letter detailing availability, and two short writing samples to: In07Internship@mail.house.gov. MEM-142-12 Spring Semester Internships: Interns in Congressman John Larson's Washington, DC office will gain vital professional skills while enhancing their knowledge of the legislative process. We are looking for candidates with ties to Connecticut, who can work full-time (beginning in January or February). Roles and responsibilities in the office for a prospective intern include, but are not limited to: • Assisting in legislative research for the Congressman, staff, and constituents • Helping with data entry of constituent letters • Attending briefings for staff members and drafting memos for the appropriate staffer and the Congressman • Assisting in answering constituent mail, which includes research and letter writing • Helping process Flag and Tour Requests; conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol • Other projects, as needed If you are interested in an internship, please send a resume, cover letter, and short writing sample along with your expected start and end dates by fax to 202-225-1031 or email Sylvia.firstname.lastname@example.org. PLEASE – NO CALLS. MEM-129-12 Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) is accepting applications for internship positions available for spring 2013. This unpaid internship will provide valuable hands on experience in a Congressional office and a greater understanding of the legislative process. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, attending Congressional briefings, giving tours of the Capitol, responding to constituent inquiries, and helping to process tour and flag requests. Qualified applicants should possess a professional and courteous demeanor, excellent communication skills, the ability to multi-task, fastidious attention to detail, and interest in the legislative and governmental process. This is a great opportunity for college students and recent graduates seeking Capitol Hill experience. All majors are encouraged to apply. California District 11 ties preferred, but not necessary. Interested applicants should e-mail a resume, cover letter and a short writing sample to McNerneyInternships@mail.house.gov with “spring 2013 Internship” in the subject. Please also include dates of availability. MEM-104-12 Intern – The Office of Congressman Cedric L. Richmond is seeking a legislative intern for his Washington, DC office. The intern will assist in greeting constituents, answering phones, giving tours, preparing legislative research memos, and supporting administrative staff. The ideal candidate will have Louisiana ties, a sense of humor, strong interpersonal communication skills, as well as a high degree of professionalism. Please email your cover letter and resume with ‘Intern’ in the subject line to email@example.com. Please specify your proposed internship dates in the cover letter. No drop-ins or follow-up calls, please.