Wednesday, May 27, 2015
US House Internship Opportunities -- May 25th, 2015
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 May 25, 2015 MEM-134-15 House Judiciary Committee Democratic office seeks self-motivated, detailoriented and highly energetic part-time press intern for summer 2015. Duties include compiling daily news clips, issue tracking and research, drafting media releases and other communications materials, maintaining press contact lists, special event support, and conceptualizing/generating social media content. A background in journalism or communications and special skills such as photography, video editing and graphic design are a plus, but not required. Undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates, are encouraged to apply. Michigan ties are a plus. Start and end dates are flexible. This internship is unpaid, but the office will accommodate applicants seeking to earn academic credit. Please submit a one page resume, a short writing sample, and a cover letter that includes date and hours of availability to HouseJudiciaryDems@gmail.com. MEM-129-15 The office of Congressman Bill Johnson (R-OH) is currently seeking highly motivated and organized applicants for a full or part-time unpaid internship for the 2015 fall internship program. The internship is scheduled to run from August 31 to December 18. Candidates should possess interest in the legislative process, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail. Responsibilities will mostly include, but are not limited to: answering phones, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, attending and summarizing hearings and/or briefings for legislative staff, and performing various administrative tasks. Ohio ties are preferred, but are not required. The months of the internship may vary depending on the availability or school schedule of the applicant. If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with "2015 Fall Internship" in the subject line. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted. MEM-126-15 The DC office of Congressman Derek Kilmer, hailing from Washington’s 6th district, is looking for personable, diligent full or part-time interns to start for the upcoming early Fall term (beginning mid August). 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 or recent grads who are interested in learning about the legislative process or may eventually want to work for the federal government. To apply, please send a resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in the position to email@example.com, and expect a response within a week. Those with Washington state ties strongly encouraged to apply. We look forward to hearing from you! MEM-122-15 Congressman Benishek from Michigan’s First District seeks unpaid interns to fill positions for September through December 2015. Main responsibilities include answering phones, processing mail, drafting constituent correspondence letters, researching legislative issues, and attending meetings/hearings as needed. There will also be opportunities to attend receptions and seminars of interest. 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-113-15 The office of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) is seeking a full-time communications intern for her Washington D.C. office for fall of 2015. Ideal candidate must possess strong writing skills, be detail-oriented and professional. Intern will work directly with the communications director and members of the media. Responsibilities would include writing releases, monitoring social media and developing media strategies. Position is unpaid and serves to provide professional and educational value to participants. Office is flexible in allowing intern to attend hearings and briefings as well as work with LA’s on issues of their interest. Potential applicants must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment and be interested in learning more about the legislative process. Candidates with photography and graphic design experience strongly encouraged to apply. Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com. MEM-112-15 The office of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) is seeking full-time interns for her Washington D.C. office for fall of 2015. Ideal candidate would be professional, dependable and possess a strong writing skills and work ethic. Responsibilities include phone assistance, constituent correspondence, Capitol tours and other legislative projects. Positions are unpaid and serve to provide professional and educational value to participants. Office is flexible in allowing interns to attend hearings and briefings as well as work with LA’s on issues of their interest. Candidates must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment and be interested in learning more about the legislative process. Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. MEM-109-15 The House Democratic Caucus is looking for a full time press intern with availability beginning immediately. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) assisting with press clips, production and editing of studio videos, staffing of live stream events, graphic design, formatting and extracting large quantities of data, and assisting in team projects. Applicants should be self-starters, motivated, detail-oriented, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be able to problem solve and multi-task. Experience in Adobe Suite or other design software and proficiency in Spanish highly preferred. Experience and interest in press operations and the congressional process is a plus. Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must be either college/graduate students or Congressional internship program participants. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter detailing availability to DemCaucusPressIntern@Gmail.com. MEM-106-15 Illinois Republican is looking for current college students for a Congressional internship. These internships are available starting now on either a full-time or part-time basis. Qualified candidates will be highly organized, prompt, responsible, and ready to work in a fast paced environment. Strong oral and communication skills are a must. Daily duties will include assisting staff, answering phones, organizing mail, giving tours of the Capitol Building, and attending hearings and briefings for legislative staff. Interns will gain valuable Capitol Hill experience and further their understanding of the legislative process. Illinois ties are preferred but not necessary. All interested applicants should email their resume and/or cover letter to email@example.com. MEM-102-15 Florida Democrat seeks intern for Washington, D.C. office during the spring 2015 semester. Applicants should be available to start immediately. Candidates should also be motivated, enthusiastic, and possess strong interpersonal skills. The internship will provide exposure to all areas of a legislative office. Interns will be responsible for assisting the team with phones, mail, tours, flag-requests, and related front office duties. Additional tasks, including drafting constituent correspondence, research projects, and attending hearings may be assigned on a case-by-case basis. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are interested in learning about the workings of Capitol Hill and the legislative process in a busy Congressional office. Both full and part time internships are available. To apply, please send an e-mail DCInternships.Grayson@mail.house.gov with your cover letter, résumé, and two writing samples (not to exceed one page each). Please PDF your attachments, and use the following format for your subject line: [First Name] [Last Name] – [Desired Semester] Internship Candidate. MEM-101-15 Congressman Mark Takano seeks an enthusiastic, professional student or recent graduate to start an immediate Internship this spring to assist in his DC Office. Applicants should be organized, hard-working, and have excellent oral and written communication skills. Responsibilities include administrative tasks, contributing to the office correspondence process, performing legislative research, attending hearings and briefings, and conducting constituent tours. To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and available dates to firstname.lastname@example.org with “2015 Spring Internship” in the subject line. MEM-100-15 The Office of Representative Kevin Brady (TX-08) is currently seeking a full time intern with stipend for our Washington, D.C. office. Qualified candidates are well organized, with good oral and written communication skills, and possess a strong interest in learning about the political process and congressional affairs. Duties include but are not limited to, answering phones, compiling briefing binders, batching mail, performing legislative research, and attending briefings. Interns interact heavily with constituents so a positive attitude is a must. Applicants must be detail oriented with a strong work ethic and an eagerness to represent the 8th district of Texas. Previous Hill experience not required. Interested Candidates should send a resume and cover letter to: TX08intern@gmail.com. MEM-096-15 The office of a New York Congressman seeks an unpaid press intern with exceptional writing and editing skills. Duties will include: authoring interesting and creative content for the website on various topics and other tasks as assigned. The intern must be highly motivated and have excellent writing and communication skills. All interested and qualified candidates should email a resume and three writing samples. Please submit all inquiries with the subject “Press Internship” to: NY.ResumeInbox@mail.house.gov. MEM-095-15 Energetic New York 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 NY.ResumeInbox@mail.house.gov. Equal opportunity employer. No calls or walk-ins please. MEM-094-15 Conservative Republican seeks highly motivated summer intern for DC office. Successful candidates will be organized, hard-working, and detail-oriented. Intern will be responsible for assisting staff with legislative and administrative duties such as greeting visitors, drafting constituent correspondence, answering phones, and leading Capitol tours. Intern will also have opportunities to attend staff briefings and committee hearings to gain firsthand knowledge of the legislative process. The position is unpaid and the intern is responsible for finding housing in the DC area. Florida ties preferred. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and available dates to email@example.com. No phone calls or walk-ins, please. MEM-087-15 The Office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) is seeking a fulltime or part-time Press and Social Media intern for the Summer of 2015. 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 "Norton Press Internship" in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls or drop-ins please. MEM-086-15 The Office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) is seeking a fulltime or part-time intern for the Summer of 2015. 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 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. To apply, please send a resume, three references, writing sample, and cover letter to email@example.com, with the subject ‘Norton Internship’. No phone calls or drop-ins please. MEM-085-15 A Democratic California Congressman is seeking one intern to join his Washington, D.C. team for a part- or full-time, unpaid internship starting immediately and ending in June with the possibility for extension. Candidates should be self-starters and able to exercise good judgment on a wide-range of assignments in a fast-paced and busy office. Very strong writing skills with close attention to detail, along with a courteous demeanor are essential. Main responsibilities include: assisting with scheduling, answering phone calls, attending briefings and writing memos, processing mail and leading tours of the U.S. Capitol. A hard-working intern in our office will eventually move on to assisting staff with more complex legislative and press-related projects. Candidates with California ties, especially to the San Fernando Valley, and previous internship/work experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Please email resume and cover letter in PDF format to Intern.Resume@mail.house.gov. MEM-080-15 The office of Congressman Bruce Westerman is seeking full-time interns for summer 2015. Qualified candidates will be hardworking, motivated self-starters, detail-oriented, and professional with strong communication and writing skills. Daily duties as an intern will include, but are not limited to, providing general constituent services in the form of answering phone calls and sorting mail, leading Capitol tours, conducting research for staff members, drafting constituent correspondence, and attending hearings. Arkansas ties are a plus but not a requirement. This internship is unpaid. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to Victoria.Bell@mail.house.gov.