Wednesday, June 4, 2014

US House Intern Vacancy List -- June 2nd, 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: Job Line: 202-226-4504 _____________________________________________________________________________ INTERNSHIP VACANCY LISTING Week of June 2, 2014 MEM-193-14 Fall Press Internship: Democratic Congressman seeks applicants for full- or part-time unpaid press internship for Fall 2014. Duties will include tracking press clips and traffic on social media networks, updating and maintaining press contact lists, maintaining website, and assisting with the office’s day-to-day communications operation. Applicants should have a strong interest in political communications, news media, or journalism. Please send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to by July 17th 2014 with “Fall Press Internship” in the subject line. MEM-192-14 Fall Legislative Internship: Democratic Congressman seeks applicants for full- or part-time unpaid congressional internship for Fall 2014. The semester runs from August 25 - Late-December. Times and dates can be flexible. Duties will include conducting legislative research, drafting memos and write-ups, attending hearings and briefing, assisting with front office duties, and performing 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 by July 17, 2014 with “Fall Congressional Internship” in the subject line. MEM-191-14 The Office of Congressman Reid Ribble is seeking qualified candidates to intern full time in our Washington, D.C. office starting in August 2014. We are interested in candidates of all academic disciplines. Interns will assist the staff with a variety of tasks, including office administration, legislative research, constituent correspondence, and other duties as assigned. Administration will include daily tasks such as welcoming guests, being aware of the Congressman’s and staff’s schedules, answering phones, constituent tours, mail administration, and other duties. Legislative research and constituent correspondence will include being aware of current and pending legislation, researching legislation for constituent correspondence, attending briefings, and other duties. Candidates should have excellent writing and communication skills, strong organizational abilities, a good work ethic, an ability to work independently, and the drive to take the initiative in a fast-paced environment. If candidates have any questions or wish to apply, please send resume, writing samples, and references to MEM-188-14 Senior Democratic Congressman Brad Sherman (CA-30) seeks highly motivated, full-time interns for Summer 2014. Interns are responsible for both administrative and legislative duties. Legislative support includes preparing materials for hearings, attending hearings and briefings, reaching out to agencies and congressional offices, and researching legislation for the Member and Legislative Staff. Administrative tasks include answering phones, greeting visitors, leading tours and sorting mail. Candidates should be professional, possess strong oral and written communication skills, have the ability to multitask, and have a good sense of humor. Ties to California’s 30th Congressional District are a plus but not required. Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume to with “CA-30 Internship” as the subject. Please do not hesitate to contact Luke with any questions by sending him an email or calling (202) 225-5911. MEM-185-14 The DC office of Congressman Derek Kilmer, hailing from Washington’s 6th district, is looking for personable, diligent full-time interns to start for either the first summer session (late May through early August) or the second summer session (early August through October). This is an opportunity to learn about the inner-workings of a congressional office on the Hill in a fast-paced 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, contact information for two references, and a cover letter outlining your interest in the position to and expect a response within a week. Those with Washington state ties strongly encouraged to apply. We look forward to hearing from you! MEM-184-14 Energetic NY Freshman Democrat is seeking a highly motivated legislative intern to join his Washington, DC office for a part time unpaid internship this Summer. 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.

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