Tuesday, July 16, 2013
US House Intern Vacancy List -- July 16th, 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 July 16, 2013 MEM-244-13 In the Washington, DC office, internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students. Students gain invaluable work experience. The hours are flexible to accommodate students' hectic 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 5:30 p.m. when not in session. In Washington, interns' responsibilities will vary. They will be asked to answer phones, run errands, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office. Application: http://mccollum.house.gov/serving-you/internships MEM-243-13 Interns in Congressman Larson's Washington DC office will learn and gain vital professional skills while enhancing their knowledge of the legislative process. Roles and responsibilities for a prospective intern include, but are not limited to: Assisting in legislative research for the Congressman, staff, and constituents Attending briefings for staff members and writing a policy memo Helping with data entry of constituent letters Assisting in answering constituent mail, which includes research and letter writing Helping process Flag and Tour Requests; conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol Interns are strongly encouraged to pursue their interests and to take advantage of the many seminars and unique opportunities that present themselves during their stay in Washington. Priority consideration will be given to candidates with CT ties and/or those who can work full-time hours. If you are interested in an internship: please send a resume, cover letter, and short writing sample along with your expected start/ end dates to Congressman Larson's Washington D.C. office at Sylvia.firstname.lastname@example.org. NO CALLS or DROP-BYS, PLEASE. MEM-242-13 Democratic Member of Congress seeks a responsible, focused, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and organized Intern. Positions are available starting in August, 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, attending hearings and briefings, and maintaining a professional atmosphere. Strong writing and effective communication skills, as well as the ability to multi-task, are necessary. Current students are especially encouraged to apply. If you are interested, e-mail a cover letter, resume, short writing sample, and contact info for three references to Parker Low at Parker.Low@mail.house.gov. MEM-241-13 The Office of Congressman Steven Horsford (NV-4) seeks motivated, organized, and reliable college students or recent graduates wishing to gain Capitol Hill experience for full/part-time, 10-week, UNPAID internships. Duties include assisting the legislative, communications, and administrative staff with day-to-day operations including attending briefings, answering phones, conducting Capitol Tours, drafting constituent response letters and performing legislative research. Students/recent graduates with ties to Nevada’s 4th Congressional District or a diverse background are strongly encouraged to apply, though these are not requirements for qualification. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Please send a single PDF file containing your resume, cover letter, and a brief writing sample to NV04internships@gmail.com. MEM-240-13 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, cover letter and dates of availability to Garamendi.Internships@mail.house.gov. MEM-238-13 Southern conservative seeking full time, unpaid interns for the fall semester (August-December). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: answering phones, corresponding with constituents, conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol, attending briefings, researching legislation, and assisting with general administrative tasks. Applicants should be friendly and detail oriented with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Strong written and oral communication skills are required. Arkansas ties are preferred. Candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and letter of recommendation to email@example.com. MEM-237-13 Democratic Congressman seeks applicants for fall 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 firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, July 26, 2013 with “Fall Congressional Internship” in the subject line. MEM-236-13 The office of Congressman Ted Poe (TX-02) is looking for full-time, unpaid Fall 2013 interns in his Washington, D.C. office. Interested candidates must be professional, reliable, self-motivated, flexible, and able to exercise good judgment. Responsibilities include answering phones, drafting letters, researching legislative issues, attending meetings and hearings as needed, giving tours of the Capitol to visiting Second District constituents and some administrative duties. If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com with “Fall Internship” in the subject line. Internships begin in early August. MEM-232-13 Internships – Congressman Benishek from Michigan’s First District seeks unpaid Interns to fill positions for fall 2013/winter 2013-2014. Will need applicants to fill slots for September through December, and January through May. Main responsibilities include answering phones, processing mail, drafting constituent correspondence letters, researching legislative issues, attending meetings/hearings as needed. There will also be opportunities to attend receptions and seminars that interest you. Candidates should be self-motivated, enthusiastic, flexible, and computer-literate (with a good understanding of MS Office). This is a great opportunity for college students seeking academic credit. Michigan ties are preferred. Please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and references to Samuel Grossman at firstname.lastname@example.org. MEM-230-13 The Washington, DC office of Congressman Tim Bishop is currently seeking interns for our fall program spanning early September-early December 2013. Interns should be comfortable answering phones, giving tours of the U.S. Capitol, sorting mail, taking notes at hearings and briefings and assisting with general office work. Strong writing and interpersonal skills are necessary. Applicants should be hard working, intelligent, and enthusiastic with an interest in politics, history and government. Long Island ties are a plus, but not required. Those interested should send a resume to email@example.com. Qualified applicants will be sent an application. College students and recent graduates encouraged to apply. Please note this is an unpaid position. The office is willing to work with colleges and universities for credit. MEM-229-13 Progressive Maryland Democrat seeks a qualified intern to join her Washington, D.C. office for an unpaid internship in the fall. Applicants should have a familiarity with the legislative process and have a desire to learn while being a part of a hardworking team. Ideal candidates will possess strong writing and verbal communication skills, a demonstrated interest in legislative issues, the ability to multi-task and conduct research, and an enthusiastic attitude. Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting staff with legislative and scheduling projects, answering constituent calls, attending briefings, and sorting and distributing mail. Candidates with Maryland ties are strongly encouraged to apply. Please email a resume, cover letter stating your availability, and a brief and relevant writing sample (maximum one page) by August 1st to firstname.lastname@example.org. MEM-228-13 Energetic NY Freshman Democrat is seeking a highly motivated intern to join his Washington, DC office for a part time unpaid internship in the Fall. Candidates should possess a professional and courteous demeanor, interest in the legislative process, excellent communication skills, the ability to multi-task, attention to detail, and a sense of humor. Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to, attending Congressional briefings, responding to constituent correspondence, assisting with flag requests, and general office duties. Candidates with New York ties and previous internship/work experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample to NY.ResumeInbox@mail.house.gov. Equal opportunity employer. No calls or walk-ins please. MEM-225-13 A Democratic California Congressman is seeking a highly motivated intern to join his Washington, DC office for a part time unpaid internship for the Fall. 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-221-13 The Office of Congressman Tom McClintock (CA-04) is seeking full or part time interns to begin August/September 2013 in his Washington, D.C. office. Applicants should possess conservative values and hold strong written and verbal communication skills. Position duties include: attending Congressional hearings, leading Capitol tours, answering phones, sorting mail, and assisting legislative staff with research. While this is an unpaid internship, we are happy to work with current students looking to receive college credit for their internship. Recent graduates are welcome to apply. Interested applicants should send their resume, availability, and a brief cover letter summarizing their interest in working for Congressman McClintock to Rachel.Long@mail.house.gov. Please use “McClintock Fall Internship 2013” in the subject line. No phone calls, drop-ins, or faxes please.