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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 – 4/13/15
Conservative House Republican seeking an experienced Communications Director. The Communications Director will be responsible for all media relations and outreach. The role includes the drafting of communications plans, press releases, op-eds, speeches, talking points, and statements. The Communications Director is also responsible for managing and editing all website and social media content. Candidates should have prior experience dealing with media, including “on-the-record”. Candidates should also have strong writing skills, ability to plan media outreach projects successfully, and be able to work well under deadlines. Previous Capitol Hill and/or political experience is a plus. Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Speechwriter/Copy Editor - 4/10/2015
House Republican office seeks a speechwriter and copy editor. Speechwriter will write all speeches and public remarks for a highly visible and extremely active Member of Congress. Key issues include health care, technology, military families, veterans, and energy. Requirements include: BA in political science, communications, journalism, English, or related field. Excellent writing and editing skills; the ability to work effectively in a deadline-driven, fast-paced, always-changing environment; and a strong attention to detail are all essential. Minimum 3-5 years of work experience required – preferably on Capitol Hill, in public relations, journalism, or a related communications field. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send a short cover letter and resume to RepublicanSpeechwriter@gmail.com. Submissions must include an answer to the following question, in 3 sentences or less: “If you were writing the Republican State of the Union response, how would you articulate the vision of the Republican Party in 2015?”
Press Secretary - 4/7/2015
Senior Texas House Republican seeks an experienced Press Secretary to lead a communications operation from Central Texas. The Press Secretary will be responsible for all media planning and outreach, including the development of press releases, op-ed pieces, talking points and statements as well as oversee content for website, social media sites & mail program. A successful candidate will have at least three to five years of communications experience implementing conservative messaging strategies through local and national media relationships. Knowledge of the legislative process and previous Capitol Hill experience is a plus. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume by end of business day April 17th at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Administrative Assistant/Scheduler - 4/6/2015
Northeast Republican seeks highly motivated and organized professional to serve as Administrative Assistant/Scheduler in the Washington, DC office. This position serves as the primary point of contact with constituents and organizations seeking meetings with the Congressman and/or staff, will be responsible for maintaining the Congressman’s Washington schedule and works closely with the District Scheduler on the Member’s travel arrangements. The Administrative Assistant/Scheduler handles written correspondence for the Member and assists with various administrative tasks. The position also oversees Capitol tour arrangements for constituents and coordinates the Washington internship program. Ideal candidates should be resourceful with an ability to effectively multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Outstanding Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook skills required. Knowledge of constituent management systems, especially Fireside, a plus. Qualified applicants should have at least six months of Capitol Hill experience, be familiar with the workings of a Member office and have a car to assist with occasional driving. Interested individuals should email a brief cover letter and resume with the subject line, “Scheduler,” to:NEREPUBLICANJOB@gmail.com. No phone calls or walk-ins, please.
Legislative Director - 4/3/2015
Republican Member of Congress seeking applications to fill the position of Legislative Director. Qualified applicants will have 3-5 years of Capitol Hill legislative experience, thorough understanding of the legislative process and able to brief member on all issue areas while overseeing legislative staff. Other responsibilities to include working with Chief of Staff to establish legislative agenda, reviewing responses to constituent mail, and providing vote recommendations to the congressman. Please submit resumes to email@example.com.
Contract Investigator - 4/3/2015
The Majority staff of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs is seeking a federal contracting professional with expert knowledge of federal statutes and regulations pertaining to acquisitions and procurement to serve as a Committee Investigator. At least 5 years of federal government acquisitions and procurement experience preferred, as is experience with facility construction contracts. Veterans with requisite experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should send their cover letter, resume, references and writing samples to VAR.Resumes@Mail.house.gov with “Contract Investigator” in the subject line. No walk-ins please.
Health Care Investigator - 4/3/2015
The Majority staff of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs is seeking a health care professional with expert knowledge of drug interactions, pathology, and general issues regarding quality of care to serve as a Committee Investigator. Clinical experience and/or health care related investigatory background preferred. Veterans with requisite experience strongly encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should send their cover letter, resume, references and writing samples to VAR.Resumes@Mail.house.gov with “Health Care Investigator” in the subject line. No walk-ins please.
Legislative Correspondent - 3/31/2015
Southern Republican Member seeks a Legislative Correspondent to serve in the Washington, DC office. Qualified candidates will have exceptional writing skills, experience drafting constituent correspondence, and a thorough understanding of the legislative process. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing a fast-paced constituent mail program, drafting letters, creating 499’s, and assisting legislative staff with research projects. Candidate should be a team player with an ability to multi-task. Interested applicants please send cover letter, writing sample, and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Legislative Correspondent” in the subject line.
Communications Director - 3/30/2015
Senior Texas House Republican seeks an experienced Communications Director to oversee extensive media operation. The Communications Director will be responsible for all media planning and outreach, including the development of press releases, op-ed pieces, speeches, talking points and statements as well as oversee content for website and social media sites. A successful candidate will have at least three to five years of communications experience including "on- the- record" experience, a background in successfully driving long-term message strategies, and strong writing and organizational skills. A thorough knowledge of the legislative process and previous Capitol Hill experience is a plus. Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com
Scheduler - 3/30/2015
Congressman John Fleming, M.D. of Louisiana is seeking a Scheduler to serve in his Washington D.C. office. Responsibilities include scheduling for and managing the Congressman’s D.C. calendar, coordinating logistics and travel arrangements, and assisting with other duties as needed. Candidates should have a strong conservative outlook and be highly organized, detail oriented, and comfortable multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment, displaying a friendly, professional attitude. Please send a resume and cover letter to LA04jobs@mail.house.gov with "Rep. Fleming/Scheduler" in the subject line. No calls or drop-ins.
Press Secretary - 3/24/2015
Rep. Billy Long's Office (MO-07) Will manage operations of press office, will serve as spokesperson and media point of contact. Duties will include, but will not be limited to, maintaining the official website, social media, drafting and disseminating press releases, talking points, and weekly newsletters. Candidates must have two years press-related experience. Missouri/Midwest ties a plus. Send cover letter and resume as well as three writing samples to MO07jobs@mail.house.gov
Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent - 3/19/2015
Republican seeks a highly motivated individual with exceptional writing and organizational skills and multitasking ability to serve as a Staff Assistant/Legislative Correspondent in their Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, drafting correspondence, managing mail system, coordinating interns, and processing tour and flag requests. Prior Hill experience is preferred. Please e-mail your resume and cover letter with the subject line "Staff Assistant" to: MO08.Resumes@mail.house.gov. Please no drop-ins or calls.
Senior Cybersecurity Professional Staff – 3/11/15
Senior Energy Staffer - 3/13/2015
The Majority staff of the House Homeland Security Committee is looking for a senior cyber policy staffer to manage the Committee’s cybersecurity oversight and legislative portfolio, as well as other related technology issues. Other job responsibilities include developing and organizing congressional hearings; drafting legislation, speeches, talking points, press releases, oversight letters, and policy memos; and facilitating meetings and briefings with both Federal officials and private sector entities to inform Committee efforts. Additionally, the position would brief the full and subcommittee Chairmen and other Committee Members. The position reports to the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies Staff Director. Qualifications: Substantive experience with a minimum of 5 years in legislative, regulatory or political process at the federal level of government (Hill experience strongly preferred), working knowledge of technology policy and technical issues related to cybersecurity, ability to build, strengthen and maintain strong relationships with industry and other stakeholders, able to multi-task, work well in a fast-paced work environment and be a team player, superior writing and communication skills and must be eligible for a TS/SCI Security Clearance. To apply, please submit a resume to Resumes.CHS@mail.house.gov
Republican Energy and Commerce House member from energy-producing state seeks experienced candidates for senior legislative position. Primary responsibilities include advising the Congressman on all energy related issues, drafting and advancing legislation, and preparing for Committee hearings and markups. This is an energy-focused position but will also include other issues in the legislative portfolio, including telecom, technology, and transportation. Qualified candidates must have 5-plus years of relevant experience on energy issues on Capitol Hill or in the private sector. Familiarity with regulatory and policies issues with the EPA, coal, oil, and natural gas is a must. The successful candidate will be aggressive and hard-working, have strong research and writing skills, and able to carry a heavy workload in a fast-paced environment. Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested candidates meeting these qualifications should submit their resume, cover letter, references, and salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org. No calls or walk-ins please.
Legislative Assistant - 3/10/2015
Ways and Means Republican seeks a Hill-experienced, knowledgeable, hardworking and detail oriented Legislative Assistant, with a solid background in health care and entitlement programs. Main responsibilities include moving legislation through the committee and the House, working with stakeholders in Missouri and Washington, D.C., and conducting outreach to constituents. Individuals interested in the position must be able to manage multiple projects independently and work cooperatively. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and references to MO08.Resumes@mail.house.gov. No phone calls or drop-ins please.
Legislative Correspondent - 3/10/2015
Senior Republican House member is seeking a Legislative Correspondent to start immediately. Qualified applicants will have a proven writing skills, experience drafting constituent correspondence, and a thorough understanding of the legislative process. Responsibilities include managing a fast-paced constituent mail program, drafting letters, creating 499’s, and assisting legislative staff with research projects as assigned. The ideal candidate should be a team-player who is also capable of working autonomously on quick deadlines. Prior Hill experience of at least one year is a requirement. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, writing sample, and resume to email@example.com with “LC Opening” in the subject line.
Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) - 4/20/2015
The office of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) is seeking full-time interns for her Washington D.C. office for summer/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.
Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) - 4/20/2015
The office of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) is seeking a full-time communications intern for her Washington D.C. office. 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.
Rep. Buddy Carter (GA-01) - 4/14/2015
The Washington, D.C. office of Representative Buddy Carter (GA-01) is currently seeking applicants for the remainder of the spring semester. Internships are available to qualified college students seeking college credit or recent college graduates. Positions are unpaid and serve to provide professional and educational value to participants as well as an understanding of our federal legislative process. Georgia ties are preferred, but they are not required. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: providing tours of the Capitol, answering phones, helping staff process constituents’ mail and inquiries. Other responsibilities may include assisting staff with legislative research, writing meeting briefings, and attending committee hearings. Candidates should possess an interest in the legislative process, strong communication skills, along with a motivation and organization. If you are interested in being considered for an internship, please send your resume, cover letter, and any relevant writing samples to Hart.Thompson@mail.house.gov. No drop-ins please.
Midwest Representative - 4/13/2015
Midwest Republican seeks full time hard working intern for immediate hire. Responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to, answering phone calls, assisting with the mail program, providing constituent tours, attending various briefings, and providing research for the legislative staff. Qualified candidates will have exceptional writing skills, strong communication skills, ability to work in a fast paced working environment, and have an interest in learning more about the legislative process. Send a resume and a cover letter to Stephen.Hostelley@mail.house.gov. Ohio candidates are strongly preferred.
Rep. French Hill (AR-02) - 4/10/2015
Congressman French Hill (AR-02) has available full-time, unpaid internships for the 2015 Spring and 2015 Summer semesters in his Washington, D.C. office. Interns will work in a fast-paced Capitol Hill office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the legislative process and the U.S. Congress. Intern responsibilities include greeting constituents, answering constituent phone calls, opening and sorting mail, guiding Capitol building tours, and assisting staff with administrative tasks. Interns also will have the opportunity to conduct legislative research and assist with correspondence, as well as attend Capitol Hill briefings, congressional hearings, and press events. Interns have a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Social media and other communications experience a plus. Successful interns will be self-starters, take and listen to direction, and be willing to work both independently and as part of a team. Applicants should have working knowledge of current events and policy topics as well as a willingness to assist with daily office tasks. Arkansas ties strongly preferred. Those interested please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nevada Representative - 4/10/2015
Nevada Republican seeks an unpaid communications intern for Summer 2015. Interns will work in a fast-paced Congressional office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the communications process and the United States Congress. Communication intern responsibilities include tracking and reporting on social media and news story comments, drafting social media posts, establishing and managing a twitter account, and reaching out to local/national reporters on social media. Interns will also have the opportunity to attend events and committee meetings to take photos and videos, work with the communications director to put press releases on the website, and assist with writing projects at the discretion of the communications director. Interns will also help facilitate our constituent communications program and guide constituents on tours of the US Capitol building. Our office seeks 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 and as a member of a team environment. Applicants must have a working knowledge of current events and policy topics as well as a willingness to assist with daily communication tasks. Nevada ties strongly preferred. Interns must be able to commit a minimum of three full days a week (9:00 am-6:00 pm) with the option of working full-time, June through August. Students are welcome to apply. If interested, please send a cover letter, updated resume, sample of a social media post for a congressperson, and references to email@example.com
Rep. Sean Duffy (WI-07) - 3/31/2015
Congressman Sean Duffy (WI-07) is seeking a full-time intern for his Washington, D.C. office, beginning immediately. Duties include but are not limited to: providing general constituent services including answering phone calls, sorting mail, and recording and reporting opinions on legislative matters; assisting constituents in their visits to Washington, D.C. and giving tours of the Capitol; conducting research for staff members on various issues; working with the legislative team in drafting constituent correspondence; any other duties that may be assigned. Candidates must be detail oriented with excellent writing and communication skills, and be able to multi-task. Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and one brief writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org
Homeland Security Committee - 3/26/2015
The Majority Staff of the House Committee on Homeland Security is seeking interns for the summer of 2015. Candidates should be hardworking, professional, and quick learners. Strong oral and written communication skills and a close attention to detail are required. Duties include assisting staff with substantive research projects, press matters, preparing for Committee hearings and markups, and the daily operation of the office. Previous Hill experience is preferred. Interested applicants should apply on our website http://homeland.house.gov/internships. The deadline to submit applications for the Summer 2015 internship program is April 3rd, 2015. Writing sample on one of the following topics: cybersecurity, border security, counterterrorism, or DHS management. Please also include a resume, references and a cover letter.
Leadership Office - 3/26/2015
A conservative member of House Republican leadership is now accepting applications for a paid summer internship position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, conducting Capitol tours, researching legislative issues, attending briefings & hearings, and assisting the Member and staff with data management. In addition the applicant can expect to work one-on-one with the Member and staff to complete special projects related to the Member’s leadership responsibilities. The ideal candidate will possess strong written and oral communication skills, as well as the ability to complete assignments quickly and accurately in a fast-paced office environment. The ideal candidate will also be a self-starter, organized, and able to multi-task efficiently. Full time availability and a commitment to serve from May 4th through August 28th are required. Any interested candidate should email his or her resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Rep. Virginia Foxx (NC-05) - 3/26/2015
Conference Secretary Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (NC-05) is now accepting applications for a summer internship position in her Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include assisting with data entry, attending hearings & briefings, researching legislative issues, giving Capitol tours, and other duties as assigned. Applicants should have excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work diligently and upon instruction in a fast-paced work environment. Any candidate must also be driven, detail oriented, and able to multi-task effectively. Applicants should expect to serve from May 11th to August 21st if selected; in addition, full time availability and NC ties are preferred. Any interested person should email his or her resume and cover letter to Tabetha.Bryant@mail.house.gov.
Rep. Steve Stivers (OH-15) - 3/20/2015
The Washington, DC office of Congressman Steve Stivers (OH-15) is currently accepting applications for unpaid interns for SUMMER 2015. Intern responsibilities include answering phones, facilitating tours of the Capitol to visiting 15th District constituents, greeting office visitors, drafting letters, researching legislative issues and attending meetings and hearings as needed. Interested candidates must be professional, reliable, self-motivated, flexible, possess strong written and verbal communications skills and be team players. Candidates with Ohio ties are highly encouraged to apply. If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Summer Internship” in the subject line. Internship start date is flexible.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (CA-48) - 3/19/2015
The Office of Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) is seeking a full-time intern to begin immediately. Applicants must be driven and hold strong written and verbal communication skills. Duties include, but are not limited to, performing administrative tasks, attending Congressional hearings, leading Capitol tours, corresponding with constituents, and assisting the legislative staff with research. This is an unpaid internship position, but we are happy to work with the student to receive college credits. Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter indicating availability and duration of internship to Justin Ahn at email@example.com.
Rep. Devin Nunes (CA-22) - 3/17/2015
Congressman Devin Nunes (R-CA) is seeking full time, paid interns to start immediately and intern through Memorial Day weekend. Internship responsibilities include assisting staff with office support services, logging and drafting constituent correspondence, researching legislation, attending hearings/meetings on an as-needed basis, and leading tours of the United States Capitol building. California ties are preferred, but not mandatory. Applicants should be enthusiastic, hard-working, computer-literate, and professional. Send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rep. Bill Johnson (OH-06) - 3/17/2015
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 summer 2015. The internship will be broken down into two sessions, the first running from mid-May to early July and second from early July until late August. Candidates will only be allowed to participate in one session. Starting and ending dates are flexible depending on candidate’s schedule. 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 constituent calls, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, attending and summarizing briefings for legislative staff, and performing various administrative tasks. Ohio ties are preferred. If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with "2015 Summer Internship" in the subject line. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted.
Wisconsin Representative - 3/17/2015
Conservative Wisconsin Republican is looking for unpaid interns to start as immediately in the Washington, DC office. Primary responsibilities include answering phones, greeting visitors, managing flag requests, conducting tours, and performing other administrative responsibilities as needed. Conducting legislative research, assisting with press duties, and drafting constituent correspondence may also be assigned. A competitive applicant is a self-starter, attentive to detail, and has excellent verbal and written communication skills. Wisconsin or district ties are preferred, but not required. Please send a resume to WI06resumes@gmail.com with “Internship” in the subject line.
Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04) - 3/13/2015
Internship opportunity available immediately in Congressman Bruce Westerman’s office. The intern will interact with constituents, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings, answer constituent letters on various issues before the House, and other work to support the Member’s office. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Victoria.Bell@mail.house.gov.
Florida Representative - 3/13/2015
Conservative Florida House GOP member seeks full time spring intern for the Washington D.C. office to start immediately. A qualified candidate will be well-organized, responsible, dependable, eager to learn about Capitol Hill operations, and have good oral and written communication skills. Duties will include answering phones, sorting and distributing mail, assisting with press office functions, running errands, and aiding the Legislative Staff as necessary. Interns will often act as a direct liaison between the member and constituents. No previous Hill experience necessary, immediate availability preferred. All interested applicants should e-mail their cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Homeland Security Committee - 3/10/2015
The Majority Staff of the House Committee on Homeland Security is seeking interns for the summer of 2015. Candidates should be hardworking, professional, and quick learners. Strong oral and written communication skills and a close attention to detail are required. Duties include assisting staff with substantive research projects, press matters, preparing for Committee hearings and markups, and the daily operation of the office. Previous Hill experience is preferred. Interested applicants should apply on our website http://homeland.house.gov/internships. The deadline to submit applications for the Summer 2015 internship program is April 15th, 2015. Writing sample on one of the following topics: cybersecurity, border security, counterterrorism, or DHS management. Please also include a resume, references and a cover letter.