Monday, January 6, 2014
US House Intern Vacancies -- January 6th, 2014
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 January 6, 2014 MEM-101-14 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-377-13 The Committee on Education and the Workforce, Democratic Staff is currently seeking an undergraduate or graduate press intern for the Spring of 2014. The intern will perform a variety of tasks that support the staff’s media work, which may include helping draft materials, manage the Committee press list, organize and staff Committee press conferences, provide communications support at Committee hearings and markups, and assisting with the production of daily news clips relating to Committee issues. The intern will also perform administrative duties, such as answering phones, and sorting and distributing mail. Applicants should be able to start in January and commit through April/May. Interested applicants should email their cover letter, resume, and two short, relevant writing samples to email@example.com. Please visit our website at http://democrats.edworkforce.house.gov/about/internships for more information. MEM-372-13 The Congressional Black Caucus is accepting applications for internship positions available for spring 2014. This unpaid internship will provide valuable hands on experience in developing and executing initiatives for a Congressional Caucus and will provide an understanding the Caucus’s role in the legislative process. This is an excellent opportunity for college students and recent graduates seeking Capitol Hill experience. All majors are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should e-mail a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Latrice.Powell@mail.house.gov with “Spring 2014 Internship” in the subject. Please also include dates of availability. MEM-371-13 The DC office of Congressman Derek Kilmer, hailing from Washington’s 6th district, is looking for personable, diligent part-time and full-time unpaid interns to start for the winter session (January) through the spring. This is an opportunity to learn about the inner-workings of a congressional office on the Hill in a fastpaced work environment. The internship allows access to briefings and interesting events related to a wide range of important issues. Responsibilities include assisting with constituent correspondence, producing daily press clips, and leading tours of the Capitol. This is a unique opportunity and prime for students who may be eventually interested in working in a congressional office or for the federal government. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter outlining your interest in the position to firstname.lastname@example.org, and expect a response within a week. We look forward to hearing from you! MEM-369-13 The Congressional Black Caucus is accepting applications for communications intern positions available for spring and summer 2014. This unpaid internship will provide valuable hands on experience in developing and executing communications initiatives for a Congressional Caucus and will provide an understanding the Caucus’s role in the legislative process. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to drafting press statements, video editing for online distribution, social media management, drafting communications materials for Members and communications staff and responding to constituent inquiries. Qualified applicants should have a professional and courteous demeanor, excellent communications skills, the ability to multitask, and an interest in the legislative process. This is an excellent opportunity for college students and recent graduates seeking Capitol Hill experience. All majors are encouraged to apply. Those with journalism, communications and political science majors are highly encouraged. Interested applicants should e-mail a resume and a cover letter to Latrice.Powell@mail.house.gov with “spring or summer 2014 Internship” in the subject. Please also include dates of availability. MEM-368-13 The DC office of Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) is seeking full and part-time unpaid interns to begin January through May 2014. There are also more immediate openings available. Intern responsibilities include legislative research, press support, managing tour requests, general administrative duties and assistance with additional projects as needed. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is dependable and possesses a cheerful, outgoing demeanor. Florida ties preferred but not required. Please send your cover letter, resume and references to email@example.com with “Spring Internship” in the subject line. MEM-367-13 The Office of Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) seeks professional, dependable and enthusiastic student or recent graduate for an unpaid communications internship working closely with the communications team on a variety of tasks. Background/study in communications, journalism, public relations, or similar field preferred. Duties will include: drafting and posting web content and social media, drafting other written materials (constituent letters, memos, press releases, etc.), compiling daily press clips, answering office phones, and other administrative tasks as assigned. Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Communications Intern 2014.” MEM-365-13 Congressman Dave Loebsack, IA-02-D, is hiring spring interns for his Washington, D.C. office. Interns are responsible for answering phones, sorting mail and faxes, giving tours of the Capitol, and assisting with constituent correspondence. Other tasks may include attending briefings and hearings, letter writing, and assisting press staff. Intern candidates should be current or recent college students, regardless of major. To apply please email your cover letter, resume, a short writing sample and a letter of recommendation to Loebsack.Internship@mail.house.gov. No phone calls or drop-ins please.