Wednesday, April 17, 2013
US House Internship Opportunities -- April 15th, 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 April 15, 2013 MEM-199-13 Congressman Albio Sires is seeking a full or part-time intern. Intern duties include: answering phones, greeting constituents, attending briefings, writing letters, and researching policy. This is an unpaid internship. Interested applicants should fax a resume and cover letter indicating availability to: (202) 226-0792, attention: Judi Wolford. MEM-198-13 The Office of Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) is seeking a full-time or part-time press and social media intern for the summer of 2013 in her Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to compiling press clips, monitoring daily news, drafting talking points and press releases, updating social media and working closely with the communications director. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in public relations or journalism; possess strong written communications skills, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and professional manner. Please note that the internship is unpaid and housing is not provided, but student can qualify for academic credit depending on the requirements of the college or university. Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, short writing sample (in the form of a speech or press release) and dates of availability with "Press Intern Summer 2013" in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls or drop-ins please. MEM-197-13 The Office of Congressman Juan Vargas (D-CA-51) is seeking a highly motivated intern to join his Washington, DC office for an unpaid internship during summer break (part and full-time applicants should apply). Candidates should be organized, professional, quick learners, and team players. Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to, 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. Candidates with California ties and previous internship/work experience are strongly encouraged to apply. To submit your application, please visit: https://vargas.house.gov/services/internships/congressional-internship-application. The deadline for your summer internship application is May 24th, 2013. MEM-192-13 The Committee on Education and the Workforce, Democratic Staff is currently seeking graduate and legal interns and fellows for the summer of 2013. Specifically we are seeking graduate interns and fellows for education (K-12), graduate interns and fellows for higher education, and graduate interns and fellows for labor. Interns perform a variety of tasks that support the staff in our legislative and media work. Legislative tasks may include, but are not limited to, legislative research, assembling information, assisting staff in hearing and markup preparation and execution, memo and legislative writing, and attending other hearings, markups, briefings and meetings for the purpose of taking notes. Applicants should be able to start in May and commit through July/August. Interested applicants should email their cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Please include with your resume, the Internship Applicant Information Form and a cover letter detailing your areas of interest, dates of availability and whether you would be part time or full time. In addition, please provide two short, relevant writing samples in your application materials. Please visit our website at http://democrats.edworkforce.house.gov/about/internships for more information. MEM-191-13 A Democratic California Congressman is seeking a highly motivated intern to join `his Washington, DC office for a part time unpaid internship for either the spring or summer. Candidates should be organized, professional, quick learners, and team players. Strong oral and written communication skills and close attention to detail are important. Main responsibilities include but are not limited to 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. Candidates with California ties and previous internship/work experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Please e-mail a resume and cover letter to Intern.Resume@mail.house.gov MEM-190-13 A moderate California Democrat is now accepting applications for unpaid internship positions available for spring 2013. Specifically, the internship would last through at least May 4. 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 and hearings, answering phones, sorting mail, drafting constituent correspondence letters, giving Capitol tours, doing legislative research and various other tasks. Applicants should possess excellent communication skills, have the ability to multi-task, and have an interest in the legislative and governmental process. Interns will gain valuable Hill and office experience, as well as have access to many unique networking opportunities. California ties are preferred, but not required. Please send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your cover letter, please address your times and dates of availability. MEM-189-13 “The office of Congresswoman Lois Capps (CA-24) is now accepting applications for full or part time interns during the spring 2013 quarter. Main responsibilities include answering phones, processing mail, drafting constituent correspondence, researching legislative issues, attending legislative briefings/hearings, and providing tours of the Capitol building. Applicants must be flexible, work independently, and have strong writing and interpersonal skills. College students seeking academic credit are encouraged to apply. Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to CJ Young at CJ.Young@mail.house.gov“ 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, and 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-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.