Tuesday, November 26, 2013
US House Intern Vacancy List -- November 25th, 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 November 25, 2013 MEM-359-13 Democratic Member of Congress seeks a responsible, focused, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and organized Intern. Positions are available starting in January, and applications will be considered on a rolling basis. 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. 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-358-13 Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy (NY-04) is currently seeking interns for the 2014 Spring Semester in her Washington, DC office. Qualified candidates will possess an interest in the legislative process, excellent writing and communication skills, and a desire to work in the fast-paced environment of Capitol Hill. Ideal candidates will be professional, dependable, highly motivated, and adept at multi-tasking. Responsibilities will include – but are not limited to – communicating with constituents via phone, drafting constituent correspondence, performing research requests, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, and administrative work. Interns will also work closely with staff and have the opportunity to attend briefings, hearings, and other events on Capitol Hill. Students or recent graduates with ties to New York State – especially the Fourth Congressional District and Long Island – are encouraged to apply. Full- and part-time candidates will be considered. The internship is unpaid. Please send a cover letter stating your availability, a resume, and a short writing sample to Marcus Garza at Marcus.Garza@mail.house.gov with “Spring 2014 Internship” in the subject line. MEM-357-13 The office of Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-01) is accepting applications for Spring 2014 internships. As a fast-paced office for an active member of the Democratic leadership, we expect a lot from our interns and pride ourselves on an excellent internship program. Duties include, but are not limited to, answering phones, sorting mailing, attending briefings, drafting constituent correspondence, and providing assistance to the legislative staff. Applicants must have excellent writing and communications skills. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to email@example.com with the subject line “Intern Application.” MEM-355-13 Michigan’s 4th Congressional District proudly covers 14 counties which includes much of mid-Michigan. It stretches from Saginaw in the east to Big Rapids in the west and from the lower end of Clinton County in the south to the top of Wexford County in the north. Unpaid Positions are available in the Washington, D. C. Office JOB: Spring Internships Part-time or Full-time QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be highly motivated, have excellent oral and written communications skills, be able to accomplish a variety of tasks and pitch in where needed, and be responsible, dependable, and eager to learn. JOB DESCRIPTION: Interns are expected to carry out any task assigned to them. Tasks include and are not limited to the following: Researching legislative issues, preparing constituent correspondence, data entry, and helping maintain the efficient day-to-day operations of an active Congressional office. In addition, interns are encouraged to conduct their own research projects on legislative issues, using the vast resources of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Library of Congress. If interested, please send resume and letters of recommendation to: CONGRESSMAN DAVE CAMP 341 CANNON HOUSE OFFICE BUIDLING WASHINGTON, D.C. 20515 ATTN: INTERN COORDINATOR or contact Nate Zimmer, Intern Coordinator, at (202) 225-3561 or email firstname.lastname@example.org For more information on Congressman Dave Camp and Michigan’s 4th Congressional District, please visit our website at www.camp.house.gov. MEM-354-13 The Washington DC office of Representative Scott Tipton (CO-03), is currently seeking applicants for Winter Semester unpaid internships. Internships are available to qualified college students or recent graduates. Colorado ties are a plus but not required. Internships provide valuable real world experience of our federal legislative process. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting staff with legislative research and writing, attending briefings and committee hearings. Interns will also be responsible for providing tours of the Capitol, answering phones, and helping staff process constituent’s mail and inquiries. Candidates should have an interest in the legislative process, be motivated, organized and reliable, and possess strong communication and writing skills. If you are interested in being considered for an internship, please send your resume and cover letter to Megan.Dornan@mail.house.gov MEM-353-13 Progressive Rhode Island Democrat seeks applicants for unpaid internship for spring 2014. Responsibilities include drafting constituent letters, assisting legislative staff with research, assisting with front office duties, and various administrative tasks. Candidates must possess strong writing and communication skills and be able to work 3-5 days per week. Ties to Rhode Island are strongly preferred. To apply, please send resume with references, cover letter, and brief writing sample to RI01Internship@gmail.com. MEM-352-13 Ohio Democrat seeks a full-time, unpaid Legislative/Press intern for Washington, D.C. office available to start immediately. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, motivated, and able to multi-task efficiently. Applicants should possess strong written and oral communication skills. Daily responsibilities will include: - Answering phones and constituent mail - Updating website content - Compiling daily press clips - Drafting press materials (including e-newsletters, background information, and press releases) - Conducting research projects - Assisting with press events - Transcribing interviews Please email a one-page writing sample, résumé, and cover letter to OH11.FudgeResumes@mail.house.gov. MEM-351-13 Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) is accepting applications for internship positions available in his Washington D.C .office for the upcoming Winter/Spring term. 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, conducting research, responding to constituent inquiries, and processing 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 an excellent opportunity for college students and recent graduates seeking Capitol Hill experience. All majors are encouraged to apply. Ties to California’s Ninth Congressional District are preferred, but not required. Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample to email@example.com with “CA-09 Internship” in the subject line. Please also include dates of availability. MEM-350-13 Spring 2014 Internship with Congressman Bob Goodlatte (VA-06) for his Washington, D.C. office to assist his staff with various legislative and administrative responsibilities. Duties include but are not limited to legislative research, answering phones, opening and sorting mail, leading tours of the Capitol, attending committee hearings, and assisting the rest of the staff with day-to-day responsibilities. This internship is a unique opportunity for individuals to gain first-hand experience of the legislative process while working in a dynamic office environment. The position is unpaid and is subject to flexible scheduling. Native residents of the Virginia 6th District are preferred, but it is not a requirement. Interested individuals may send our office a cover letter, a resume, and the formal application form found on Congressman Goodlatte’s website: http://www.goodlatte.house.gov, under the Constituent Services tab. They may send these documents via fax to (202)225-9681, e-mail them to Chrissi Lee, the office intern coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail them to our office’s address at: 2309 Rayburn H.O.B., Washington, DC 20515. MEM-348-13 Currently seeking legislative interns for term beginning December 2013/January 2014. 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 resources 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.email@example.com. NO CALLS, DROP-BYS, or FOLLOW-UPS PLEASE. MEM-347-13 Progressive Maryland Democrat seeks qualified interns to join her Washington, D.C. office for an unpaid legislative internship during the Winter/Spring 2014 term. 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. Interns will have the opportunity to assist staff with legislative and scheduling projects, attend briefings and hearings, draft memos, sort and distribute mail, and give Capitol tours. 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 December 6th to firstname.lastname@example.org. MEM-345-13 The office of Congressman Raul Labrador (ID-01) is currently seeking an unpaid intern in the Washington, D.C. office to start immediately. Basic intern responsibilities include but are not limited to answering phones, sorting mail, conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol, and assisting staff on various projects. Interns will have the opportunity to attend briefings and hearings of interest and see firsthand how a congressional office operates. Ideal candidates will have excellent research and writing abilities, be able to multi-task and interact well with constituents. College students and recent graduates will be considered. Course credit is available. Interested candidates should direct their resume to email@example.com MEM-344-13 We are seeking energetic and proficient interns in the Washington, D.C. office of Congresswoman Betty McCollum. An internship in Congresswoman McCollum’s office will provide valuable experience to students as they prepare for their professional careers. Interns have the opportunity to work with and assist all members of the staff, including legislative, administrative, outreach and press duties. Washington, DC interns will be encouraged to take advantage of the many hearings, workshops and seminars that are held on Capitol Hill. In addition, we are happy to work with your college or university to arrange for academic credit. Applicants should be highly motivated and enthusiastic, as there are far more applicants than available positions. Minnesota ties are strongly preferred. Those interested in a Washington, DC internship should Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate any Minnesota ties More information: http://mccollum.house.gov/serving-you/internships MEM-343-13 California Democrat actively seeking a legislative fellow to assist with a wide range of legislative issues, including the Congressman’s Science and Tech portfolio. Fellows gain valuable experience as they assist in the development of legislative and public policy initiatives in Congressman’s office. Fellows are expected to work full time on a range of assignments, including legislative analysis, responding to constituent mail, drafting talking points, and speeches for Member, and coordinating logistics and public testimony for Congressional hearings. Fellows are expected to attend office staff meetings and follow office procedures as specified in the Office Manual and Legislative Handbook. The fellow will serve as the primary legislative contact for certain issue-areas, providing research, legislative analysis, and serving as the main contact with constituent and advocacy groups. They will also be responsible for conducting meetings and staffing the Congressman with relevant groups. Interested individuals must be enrolled in a fellowship program and seeking a placement. Please email resume, cover letter, writing sample, and references to email@example.com with subject line “DC Fellowship 2014: (Name).” MEM-342-13 The Republican Office of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology seeks energetic and self-motivated undergraduate or graduate level students, as well as recent graduates, with an interest in government and public policy for Spring 2014 internship. Working closely with Committee staff, interns will have the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of the inner-workings of a congressional committee and learn about the day-to-day administrative operations of the House of Representatives. Interns are responsible for assisting Committee staff with official proceedings (hearings/markups), oversight, research, assisting with phone inquiries and providing support to all Committee staff. Science backgrounds are a plus. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to GOPscienceintern@gmail.com. MEM-341-13 Congressman Jared Huffman’s office (CA-02) seeks unpaid interns to fill positions for the Winter and Spring. Positions are available starting in mid-November. Start dates and part-time availability are flexible. Internships in Washington, D.C. give college students and recent graduates invaluable work experience and insight into the legislative process. Intern responsibilities will vary, and range from writing constituent correspondence letters, answering phones, doing legislative research for the Member and legislative staff, attending hearings and briefings, and organizing constituent letters on various issues before the House. Candidates should have strong communication and writing skills, be detail oriented, and be adaptable to a fast-paced environment. Please email your cover letter and resume to DCInternship.Huffman@mail.house.gov. MEM-339-13 New Jersey Democratic Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-06) seeks full time and part time unpaid interns for the Spring 2014 semester. We are seeking personable, hardworking and motivated individuals with excellent oral and written communication skills. Job duties will include, but are not limited to: answering phones, assisting staffers with general administrative duties, attending briefings, drafting letters to constituents, and conducting congressional research. New Jersey ties are strongly preferred, but not necessary. A good sense of humor is a plus. Please email a resume, cover letter, and brief writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org, and please include your dates and times of availability. MEM-338-13 A Democratic California Congressman is seeking a highly motivated intern to join his Washington, DC office for a part or full time unpaid internship for the winter/spring term (January-May). 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-336-13 The Washington, DC office of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY) is offering internship opportunities for students and recent graduates starting in for the upcoming semester. First-hand experience in Congresswoman Slaughter’s office will provide interns with an unparalleled knowledge and understanding of the development of public policy and government affairs. Intern responsibilities include drafting letters to constituents, attending committee hearings, writing summary briefs, researching various issues for the legislative staff and assisting with additional office duties. Additionally, interns will receive unique insight into the legislative process and parliamentary procedure as a result of her position as the Ranking Member of the House Rules Committee. The Rules Committee determines the parameters of debate for all major pieces of legislation before it can be considered on the House Floor, including which amendments can be offered. The internship provides different opportunities with staff to discuss their experiences on the Hill and future employment strategies. Applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and a one to three page writing sample to Jack Spasiano at NY25.InternApplications@mail.house.gov. Please do not hesitate to contact Jack at (202) 225-3615 with any questions. MEM-335-13 The Washington DC office of Congressman Patrick Meehan is currently accepting applications for the SPRING 2014 SEMESTER. Intern responsibilities include researching legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attending hearings and briefings, answering phones, running errands, and answering constituent letters on various issues before the House of Representatives. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office. The hours are flexible to accommodate students’ hectic course schedules, but generally run 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM when Congress is in session, and 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM when not in session. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to MeehanDCIntern@gmail.com. The deadline to apply is November 26, 2013. Ties to Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District are preferred, but not required. MEM-334-13 Congresswoman Terri Sewell (D, AL) is now accepting applications for highly motivated interns to join her Washington, DC office for a full time, unpaid internship for Spring 2014. Candidates should be professional, dependable, and have an interest in the legislative process. Qualifications also include excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to multi-task, attention to detail, and willingness to learn. Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preforming research, answering telephones, processing mail, data entry, general office duties, and attending committee meetings, conferences, and seminars. Candidates with Alabama ties are strongly encouraged to apply. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample to email@example.com. No calls or walk-ins please. MEM-332-13 Congressman John Garamendi (CA-03) is seeking a highly motivated intern to join his Washington, DC office for a period starting in late November through February. 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-331-13 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-329-13 The Office of Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA) is seeking interns for the DC office for the spring semester. Qualified candidates will be able to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced work environment. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, handling and organizing constituent correspondence, answering phones, attending hearings and briefings, giving tours to constituents from the 14th district, and assisting legislative staff where needed. Students and recent graduates with ties to California’s 14th district are strongly preferred, general California ties are a must. Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than November 15th. Internship will begin Monday, January 6th through May 31st. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interview. No phone calls please. MEM-328-13 Democratic Congressman Robert A. Brady (PA-01) seeks current college students or recent graduates wishing to gain Capitol Hill experience for winter/spring semester internships in his Washington, D.C. office. Internships will begin in January. 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-286-13 The office of Congressman Dennis A. Ross (FL-15) is currently seeking unpaid interns in the Washington D.C. office for both an immediate vacancy and the 2014 spring semester. The start and stop dates can be flexible, with the spring semester starting in January and extending through May. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phones and mail, attending hearings, leading tours and providing support to legislative and communications staff in both DC and the district. Ideal candidates should have strengths in research, writing and multi-tasking, with an ability to interact well with constituents. Florida ties are preferred, but are not necessary. Interested candidates should apply through the website: http://dennisross.house.gov/constituentservices/internships.html.