Wednesday, March 20, 2013
US House Internship Vacancy List -- March 18th, 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 March 18, 2013 MEM-187-13 "The Washington, D.C. office of Congressman Tim Bishop is accepting applications for summer interns. Interested applicants should possess strong written and verbal communication skills; enthusiasm and energy; and a keen interest in politics, history and government. Students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply. New York ties are a plus, but not required. This is an unpaid position. Please send inquiries to NY01.firstname.lastname@example.org." MEM-186-13 Arkansas Congressman seeking full time, unpaid interns for the summer. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: answering phones data entry and constituent correspondence conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol attending briefings and performing legislative research assisting with general administrative tasks as assigned by intern coordinator Applicants should possess the following qualifications: dependable and outgoing detail oriented and organized ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment strong written and oral communication skills Arkansas ties are preferred but not required. Candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and letter of recommendation to email@example.com MEM-185-13 Florida Republican looking for a new media/press intern for the spring and summer of 2013 for our Washington, D.C. office. 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. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: drafting/distributing social media posts, monitoring social media and other news sources, and working with the Press Secretary on other media related items. Please send resume and cover letter to FL19GOPJOBS@gmail.com. MEM-184-13 The office of Congressman Buck McKeon (CA 25), Chairman, of the House Armed Services Committee, is seeking full time and part time unpaid Interns for Spring 2013 for our Washington, D.C. office. Candidates should be personable, self-motivated, computer-literate with excellent oral and written communication skills. Interns are responsible for assisting with general front office duties. Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to: answering phones, processing mail, drafting constituent correspondence letters, researching legislative issues, attending meetings/hearings as needed. This is a great opportunity for college students seeking academic credit. Applicants must be either college or graduate students and be able to make a minimum commitment of four days a week. California ties a plus, but not required. Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Mimma Faudale at firstname.lastname@example.org MEM-183-13 Democratic Congressman seeks applicants for summer 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, March 22, 2013 with “Summer Congressional Internship” in the subject line. MEM-181-13 Freshman Democratic office has an opening for a Legislative Fellow to assist with a number of issues, including science, healthcare, and national security. Responsibilities include analyzing policy issues, meeting with constituents and other stakeholders, drafting memos, researching policy positions, and assisting extremely active legislative staff as needed. The ideal candidate should possess strong communication skills with a “team first” attitude and have an ability to operate in a fast-paced environment. Applicants must be in an established fellowship program. THIS IS NOT A PAID POSITION. Please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and a relevant writing example to DemFreshmanFellowship@gmail.com. MEM-180-13 Spring Internship Opportunity in California Office Congressman John Garamendi (CA-03) is seeking a highly motivated intern to join his Washington, DC office. Candidates should be collegial, professional, quick learners, and phenomenal team players. Strong oral and written communication skills and close attention to detail are imperative. Duties include assisting staff with legislative, administrative, and press related projects, writing memos and talking points, attending hearings and meetings, answering constituent phone calls, leading tours of the US Capitol, assisting with scheduling, sorting and distributing mail, and managing tour and flag requests. Full-time candidates with California ties and previous internship/work experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Please e-mail a resume and cover letter to Garamendi.Internships@mail.house.gov. MEM-179-13 North West Democratic Congressman is seeking a press intern to start immediately in his Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include but are not limited to compiling press clips, monitoring and updating social media, drafting statements, and assisting the press secretary with daily operations. Candidates should know social media and be strong writers, proactive, detail-oriented, enthusiastic, and able to multi-task. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. MEM-178-13 Florida Democrat seeks intern for Washington, D.C. office during the spring 2013 semester. Applicants must be fluent in Spanish and available to start immediately. Candidates should also be motivated, enthusiastic, and possess strong interpersonal skills. The internship will provide exposure to all areas of a legislative office. Interns will be responsible for assisting the team with phones, mail, tours, flag-requests, and related front office duties. Additional tasks, including drafting constituent correspondence, research projects, and attending hearings may be assigned on a case by case basis. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are interested in learning about the workings of Capitol Hill and the legislative process in a busy office. Both full and part time internships are available. Please email cover letter and résumé to email@example.com. MEM-177-13 Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) 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 9 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-176-13 Democratic Congressman Robert A. Brady (PA-01) seeks current college students or recent graduates wishing to gain Capitol Hill experience for summer semester internships in his Washington, D.C. office. Internships will begin in May. Intern duties include answering phones, attending and summarizing hearings/briefings, sorting mail and faxes, leading tours of the Capitol, as well as assisting legislative staff and other responsibilities as needed. A qualified intern candidate will have good oral and written communication skills, professional maturity, and a willingness to work on a variety of tasks. Preference given to interns with full-time availability but those seeking part-time internships will be considered. Pennsylvania ties a plus. Internship positions are unpaid. To apply, email cover letter and resume to Liz Leibowitz at Liz.Leibowitz@mail.house.gov. Please include availability in your cover letter. MEM-175-13 The office of Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks is currently seeking an intern for the summer term. The deadline to apply is March 24, 2013. We are looking for a capable and enthusiastic intern to help us serve the constituents of Indiana’s Fifth District in our DC office at least two or three days a week. Responsibilities would include answering phones, leading tours, responding to constituent mail and helping the staff as needed. Please go to www.susanwbrooks.house.gov and fill out the brief online application. Previous Hill experience is not required. Please no resumes or cover letters over one page. STUDENTS WITH CONNECTIONS TO INDIANA ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. MEM-171-13 The office of Congresswoman Susan W. Brooks is currently seeking an intern for the spring semester, starting immediately. We are looking for a capable and enthusiastic intern to help us serve the constituents of Indiana’s Fifth District in our DC office at least two or three days a week. Responsibilities would include answering phones, leading tours, responding to constituent mail and helping the staff as needed. Please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the cover letter, please detail why you would like to work specifically for Congresswoman Brooks and any relevant work or academic experience. Previous Hill experience is not required. Please no resumes or cover letters over one page. STUDENTS WITH CONNECTIONS TO INDIANA ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. 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-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-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-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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Please specify your proposed internship dates in the cover letter. No drop-ins or follow-up calls, please.