Sunday, July 7, 2013

US House Intern Vacancy List -- July 1st, 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: Job Line: 202-226-4504 _____________________________________________________________________________________ INTERNSHIP VACANCY LISTING Week of July 1, 2013 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 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 MEM-231-13 The Office of Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) is seeking a full-time or part-time press and social media intern for the fall 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 Fall 2013" in the subject line to No phone calls or drop-ins please. 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 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 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 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 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 Please use “McClintock Fall Internship 2013” in the subject line. No phone calls, drop-ins, or faxes please.

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