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Full Time Positions: The GOP Job Bank posts a variety of open positions at the U.S. House of Representatives with Republican Members and Committees. The Job Bank is regularly updated as openings become available. Typical job positions include the below. For more information on them, a description of each is available from the Congressional Management Foundation.
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Internships: An internship in a congressional office is a unique opportunity to gain professional skills in a one-of-a-kind office environment. Interns build a valuable network of contacts and a step up for future full-time openings on Capitol Hill. The GOP Job Bank posts both full time and part time internships.
Note: Due to the volume of requests received, the office of Conference Secretary Virginia Foxx cannot accept drop-ins or phone calls related to the GOP Job Bank. No informational interviews will be granted.
Communications Director - 5/20/2016
The House Committee on Science, Space and Technology is seeking experienced candidates for the position of Communications Director. The successful candidate will be a strong writer who can communicate public policy on a District, state and national level and can operate in a fast-moving, high pressure environment. Candidate will be responsible for managing committee press team and coordinating with professional staff, as well as working with press secretaries in Committee Members’ personal offices. Qualified candidates must be able to draft op-eds and press releases, and proactively work with the local and national media. All candidates must have at least three years of professional experience. Please submit a resume and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.
Legislative Assistant/Legislative Correspondent - 5/17/2016
Southern Republican office is seeking qualified candidates for a Legislative Assistant/Correspondent position based in Washington, DC. Applicants must possess a strong work ethic, exceptional writing skills, and knowledge of the legislative process. This position will provide support on a wide range of policy issues, but focus will be on appropriations, flood insurance and other Gulf Coast issues. Previous experience handling these issues is strongly preferred. An ideal candidate should be organized, detail-orientated, and a proven multi-tasker. Qualified candidates must have at least one-year of relevant Capitol Hill experience (no interns). Please send resumes to GulfCoastLA@gmail.com.
Executive Assistant & Scheduler - 5/13/2016
Southern Republican Congressman is seeking an Executive Assistant and Scheduler to serve in Washington, D.C. Office. Ideal candidate will be high energy, highly-organized, proven multi-tasker, detail-oriented, possess strong verbal and written communications skills, politically savvy, ability to work creatively and quickly, be a fast learner and a problem solver. Individual must excel at balancing competing demands in a fast-paced environment maintaining close attention to detail and a positive attitude. Responsibilities include managing Member’s schedule including organizing and tracking invitations, meetings, Committee schedules, speaking engagements, Member travel, scheduling requests, and managing the day-to-day schedule and logistics. Additional responsibilities include assisting the Chief of Staff with administrative functions as needed. Candidates must be on call and available to assist the Member outside of regular business hours, have a valid driver’s license, and access to a working vehicle.Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com. No calls or drop-ins please.
District Staff Assistant - 5/2/2016
Congressman Sam Johnson is seeking a staff assistant for his district office in Plano, Texas. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: managing the office administrative operations, answering phones, and writing, while handing mail and case management intake procedures. Some community outreach activities are available as well as assisting with constituent education programs. Qualified applicants will be hard working, self-motivated, organized, and possess excellent communications skills. Interested candidates should email their cover letter resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line staff assistant. No calls or walk-ins please.
Legislative Assistant - 4/22/2016
A fast-paced Republican office is seeking qualified candidates for a legislative assistant (LA) position based in Washington, D.C.
The position provides support on a range of policy issues including but not limited to armed services, budget, energy, environment/natural resources, financial services, labor, and tax. Candidates should be politically conservative, be able to think quickly and critically in a very fast paced environment, be able to handle a heavy work load, demonstrate excellent communication and writing skills, and be detail-oriented. Previous Hill and/or policy experience in one or several of the relevant issue areas, especially armed services or energy, is preferred. Ohio ties are preferred but not required. Qualified individuals should send a cover letter and resume to OHlegislativeassistant2016@mail.house.gov.
Staff Assistant/Systems Administrator - 4/20/2016
A fast-paced Republican office is seeking qualified candidates for an entry-level Staff Assistant/Systems Administrator position based in Washington, D.C.
The position is responsible for a wide range of duties including answering phones, scheduling tours, processing flag requests and assisting with overall constituent services for the office. Other duties include managing the office’s internship program, performing some office administrative tasks, and doing research and other legislative and/or communications-related tasks as needed. Candidates should be politically conservative, have excellent communication and writing skills, be committed to good customer service, and be able to think quickly and manage a heavy work load in a fast-paced office environment. Ohio ties are not required, but are strongly preferred. Qualified individuals should send a cover letter and resume to OHstaffassistant2016@mail.house.gov.
Rep. Poliquin (ME-02) - 5/17/2016
Internships in the Washington, D.C., office offer students and young professionals invaluable experience with the legislative process. Interns work side by side with experienced full-time staff, and play an integral part in the daily operations of the office. A typical day for our interns includes welcoming folks to the office, researching legislation for the Congressman and policy staff, and answering constituent calls and letters on various issues before the House. How to Apply:
Please forward a resume and cover letter to: Poliquin.email@example.com
Legislative Internship - 4/22/2016
Nevada Republican seeks a legislative intern for June 2016. Interns will work in a fast-paced Congressional Office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the legislative process and the United States Congress. Intern responsibilities include greeting constituents, handling constituent phone calls, opening and sorting mail, guiding Capitol building tours, and assisting staff with administrative tasks. Interns will also have the opportunity to conduct legislative research, and assist with correspondence, as well as attend Capitol Hill briefings, congressional hearings, receptions, and press events. Our office is looking for an intern with a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Successful interns will be self-starters, take and listen to direction, and be willing to work both independently as well as part of a team environment. Applicants should have working knowledge of current events and policy topics, as well as a willingness to do assist with daily office tasks. Nevada ties strongly preferred. Interns must be able to commit a minimum of three full days a week (9:00am-6:00pm). Students welcome to apply. Those interested please send cover letter, updated resume, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org.