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To add a job posting to the GOP Job Bank, please email GOPJobBank@mail.house.gov.  Unless otherwise requested, job postings listed longer than one month will be removed.

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.

  Chief of Staff     Legislative Director
  Scheduler   Legislative Counsel
  Communications Director   Legislative Assistant
  Press Secretary   Legislative Correspondent
  Press Assistant   District Staff
  Staff Assistant
  Intern 

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.

Permanent Positions

Legislative Assistant - 7/30/2015
Conservative Texan is seeking a Legislative Assistant for his Washington, DC office. Legislative responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, Agriculture, Energy, Taxes, Judiciary, Environment, and Veterans issues, as well as, drafting memos and providing voting recommendations. Candidates must possess strong writing and organizational skills. Capitol Hill experience and Texas ties are strongly preferred. All prospective applicants can email cover letter, resume, and writing sample to TXGOPJob@gmail.com

Legislative Correspondent - 7/30/2015
Conservative central Texan is seeking a Legislative Correspondent for his Washington office.  Responsibilities include responding to constituent mail, managing constituent management system to ensure all incoming mail is received and responded to accurately in a timely manner, and working with legislative staff to draft proposed constituent responses.  The successful candidate must exhibit strong writing and organizational skills as well as be able to thrive in a hard-working and fast-paced environment.  Texas ties required and Capitol Hill experience is strongly preferred.  Interested applicants should send both cover letter and resume to centraltexasrr@gmail.com.

Legislative Assistant - 7/27/2015
The Committee on Agriculture, Majority, of the U.S. House of Representatives seeks a highly motivated and organized Legislative Assistant for nutrition policy. The Legislative Assistant will assist the Professional Staff member in managing a portfolio of nutrition‐related issues, particularly related to the Committee’s efforts to review the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). An ideal applicant would have knowledge of domestic social policy and the legislative process, with strong analytical thinking skills. Subject matter expertise is not expected. Hill experience is a plus, but not required. Applicants must demonstrate ability to work as part of a team as well as independently, and must possess effective verbal and written communication skills. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to JTC.AG@mail.house.gov The subject line of the email must be “Nutrition LA Application”. The body of the email must include the name and contact information for 3 references. Reference letters will not be accepted. No telephone calls, faxes, or drop‐ins, please.

Staff Assistant - 7/27/2015
Southwestern Republican seeks a Staff Assistant for the Washington, D.C. office.  The successful candidate must have excellent organizational skills, the ability to multitask, and an eagerness to work with all staff in the office.  The Staff Assistant role in the office is also responsible for managing the internship program and booking all tours for visiting constituents.  The office runs on the Fireside software, and the qualified candidate will be a current intern/Staff Assistant on the Hill.  Southwestern ties strongly preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to gopstaffassistant2015@gmail.com

Legislative Assistant/Press Assistant - 7/22/2015

Midwest republican office is looking for a LA/Press Asst to help with domestic policy and press responsibilities.  Must have superior writing skills and an understanding of the legislative process.  Please email cover letter and resume to midwestlapa@gmail.com

Media Relations Coordinator / Press Assistant - 7/20/2015
Republican congressional committee seeks a Media Relations Coordinator / Press Assistant. Primary responsibilities include pitching and coordinating national television and radio interviews; maintaining relationships with national and industry media outlets; drafting press releases and other communications materials; providing administrative support for the press office, including organizing daily news clips; and overseeing all content for the committee website. Successful candidates will have familiarity with print and broadcast media operations; strong writing skills and attention to detail; established media contacts are a plus. Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to joblisting640@gmail.com

Legislative Correspondent - 7/20/2015 
Midwest Republican Congressman is seeking a Legislative Correspondence to oversee mail operations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing constituent management system to ensure all incoming mail is received and responded to accurately in a timely manner, working with legislative staff and Congressman to draft proposed constituent responses, processing mail, accurately proofreading outgoing mail, troubleshooting technical issues, and coordinating help-desk tickets with technology vendors. Qualified candidates will have strong oral and written communications skills, have an excellent understanding of the legislative processes of both the House and Senate, strong interpersonal skills, work well under pressure, be able to multitask, be self-motivated to achieve and maintain deadlines and position benchmarks, have customer service skills that ensure that each constituent has a rewarding and positive interaction with our team, and be ready to roll up their sleeves on day one to help with any team task. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please e-mail one email attachment that combines cover letter, resume, and short – but relevant – writing sample to: LCJobMidwest@gmail.com

Senior Legislative Assistant/Policy Advisor - 7/20/2015
Midwest Republican Congressman is seeking a Hill/policy veteran with a broad-range of policy background experience but with a particular emphasis on federal regulation, government oversight, and the appropriations process. Qualified candidates will: be highly motivated and results driven; possess excellent communication, presentation and time management skills; maintain high energy and enthusiasm throughout the year; have sound judgment combined with critical and analytical thinking skills with great attention to detail; originally from the Midwest or have extensive experience working for a member or organization from the Midwest and an understanding of the issues unique to our part of the country; have a passion to identify, research and successfully advance policy proposals that are centered around a better functioning federal government for all taxpayers; hold constituent service and teamwork as higher priorities than the timing of their next promotion. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please e-mail one email attachment that combines cover letter, resume, and other relevant supporting material to: MidwestPolicy@gmail.com

Press Secretary - 7/20/2015
Midwest Republican seeks Press Secretary for personal office.  The Press Secretary will manage and coordinate all communications activities, including media relations and digital media, for the Member and the office.  The ideal candidate will have strong written and verbal communications skills, on the record experience, the ability to remain abreast of both DC and district issues, and a proven track record of creating media relationships and advancing a Member’s agenda.   A minimum of two years experience in a communications role on Capitol Hill, including experience writing op-eds and speeches, required.  Please email a resume and writing samples to CapHillPosition@gmail.com

Legislative Assistant - 7/16/2015
Congressman Culberson (TX-7) seeks an experienced and proactive Legislative Assistant with a background in health care, education, and labor issues. Qualified applicants will have a thorough understanding of the legislative process. The ideal candidate should be a team-player who is also capable of working autonomously on quick deadlines. Excellent writing ability is a must. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, writing constituent mail, meeting with constituents and interest groups, reading and analyzing pending legislation, briefing the Member on pending votes, and assisting press staff with writing floor statements and remarks. Prior hill experience is required, and Texas ties are preferred. Interested candidates should email their resume and two writing samples to  tx07jobs@mail.house.gov with “LA Opening” in the subject line.

Legislative Correspondent - 7/13/2015
Kansas Republican seeks a Legislative Correspondent for Washington office.  The successful candidate must exhibit proficient organizational skills, strong writing skills, teamwork, flexibility, and excellent customer service. Hill experience or at least one year FT work experience required. Kansas ties strongly preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to ks02resume@mail.house.gov.

Communications Director - 7/13/2015
Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) seeks an experienced Communications Director to serve as the Member’s spokesperson and media point of contact. The ideal candidate will have prior media experience, strong writing skills and the ability to work in a fast paced environment.  Responsibilities include: Local and national media interaction, digital media management, writing press releases, opinions/letters to the editor, and speeches, including daily one and five minute speeches.  Previous Hill experience and Pennsylvania ties are preferred, but not required. Occasional travel may be necessary. Interested candidates should send their cover letter, resume, references, and writing samples to Nancy.Billet@mail.house.gov with “Communications Director” in the subject line.  No walk-ins please.

Press Secretary – 7/1/2015
A senior House Republican is seeking a press secretary with Capitol Hill press experience to assist with the communications operations of a fast-paced Washington, DC office. Strong writing skills are required, as is knowledge of the legislative process. Primary responsibilities include acting as a spokesperson for the member; booking and scheduling interviews; drafting op-eds, speeches, press releases, and talking points; maintaining relationships with local and national media outlets; and assisting with the management of social media accounts and office website. Successful candidates will be able to work with the member, communications director, and legislative staff to execute a variety of communications projects on a daily basis. Please send a resume, writing samples, and references to MidwestPressSec01@gmail.com.

Communications Director - 6/24/2015

Colorado Republican seeking an experienced Communications Director with strong writing skills. Responsible for all media planning and outreach, including press releases, op-eds, speeches, talking points and statements, as well as managing all digital and social media content and overseeing franked mail. A successful candidate will have at least three to five years of communications experience, including “on-the-record” experience, and expertise in placing or managing digital media. Political experience and thorough knowledge of the legislative process a plus. Salary commensurate with experience and skill set. Please send a cover letter, writing sample and resume to ColoradoRepublican06@gmail.com


 

Internships

Florida Representative - 7/30/2015
Florida House GOP member seeks full-time intern to start within the next month in the Washington D.C. office.  A qualified candidate will be well-organized, responsible, dependable, 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 Staff Assistant and Legislative Staff as necessary. Interns will often act as a direct liaison between the member and constituents. No previous Hill experience necessary. All interested applicants should e-mail their cover letter and resume to FLGOPREP@gmail.com.

Virginia Representative - 7/30/2015

Virginia Republican House Member seeks applicants for an unpaid internship for the fall semester, beginning in late August or early September. Candidates should possess strong written and oral communication skills as well as a positive attitude. Duties include everything from answering phones and mail, to assisting staff members and the Congressman with constituent outreach and support in achieving legislative goals. Prior Hill experience is not required. Ties to southwest Virginia a plus. Interested applicants should apply by e-mailing a cover letter and resume to jessica.paska@mail.house.gov.

Southern Representative - 7/28/2015
Southern Republican House Member seeks applicants for an unpaid internship for the fall semester beginning in late August or early September. Candidates should possess strong written and oral communication skills as well as a positive attitude. Prior Hill experience is not required but a preference will be given to candidates North Carolina ties. Qualified applicants should apply by e-mailing a cover letter and resume to southerninternship@gmail.com

Rep. Ted Poe (TX-02) - 7/28/2015
Congressman Ted Poe’s DC office is seeking unpaid interns for the Fall 2015 semester. Main responsibilities include answering phones, drafting letters, researching legislative issues, attending meetings/hearings as needed and giving tours of the Capitol. Candidates should be self-motivated, enthusiastic, flexible, and have good communication skills, both verbal and written. This is a great opportunity for college students seeking to gain academic credit. Candidates interested in gaining experience with the Foreign Affairs and Judiciary committees are encouraged to apply. Texas ties a plus. Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Michael Edwards at michael.edwards@mail.house.gov.

Rep. John Ratcliffe (TX-04) - 7/27/2015
The Office of Congressman John Ratcliffe (TX-04) is currently seeking interns for the Washington, D.C. office for September through December 2015. Intern responsibilities include but are not limited to, assisting staff with general office duties, attending hearings/briefings for staff members, answering phones, sorting through mail, drafting response letters, and giving tours of the U.S. Capitol. Candidates should be highly motivated and have good communication skills. This position is unpaid, but does offer a great educational experience for anyone with aspirations of working on the Hill. Having Texas ties is a plus. All interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Robert.peters@mail.house.gov

Rep. Frank Lucas (OK-03) - 7/27/2015

Congressman Frank D. Lucas (OK-03) is currently seeking interns for the fall semester in his Washington, D.C. office. Duties will include but are not limited to: answering phones, researching various policy issues, giving tours of the Capitol, attending briefings and hearings, and  handling mail. Applicants should possess strong communication skills and an interest in learning more about public policy. Oklahoma ties are preferred but not required. Applications can be found at: http://lucas.house.gov/serving-you/internships and are due August 7. There are both paid and unpaid internships available. Contact  Alison Slagell (202) 225-5565 alison.slagell@mail.house.gov with any questions. 

Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04) - 7/27/2015
The office of Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) is looking for interns for the 2015 Fall semester (August-December) in our Washington, D.C. office. We are seeking highly qualified candidates that are motivated, detail-oriented, and personable. The ideal candidates will have excellent research and writing abilities, be able to multi-task and interact well with constituents. Interns will have the opportunity to experience working on Capitol Hill, learn about the legislative process, and attend briefings of interest. Responsibilities include answering the phone, giving tours of the Capitol, assisting with constituent correspondence, and supporting the legislative and communication staff on various projects. Although internships are unpaid, our office is happy to fill out any necessary forms for students to receive credit at their respective college or university. Arkansas ties are preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Victoria Bell at Victoria.Bell@mail.house.gov

Rep. Sean Duffy (WI-07) - 7/27/2015
Congressman Sean Duffy (WI-07) is seeking a full-time intern for his Washington, D.C. office, beginning in early-August.  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 wisc.internship@gmail.com.

Texas Representative - 7/23/2015
Texas Congressman is currently seeking highly motivated interns in his Washington, D.C. office for an unpaid Fall 2015 internship (August/September – December). Daily tasks include corresponding with constituents, sorting mail, researching legislation, giving Capitol tours, and attending hearings and briefings. Ideal candidates will have strong written and oral communication skills and have an interest in the legislative process. Texas ties are a recommended but not required. Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter to hanna.allred@mail.house.gov

Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-3) - 7/23/2015
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-3) is currently seeking interns in his Washington, D.C. office for Fall 2015 (August/September-December). Interns perform a variety of responsibilities, including answering phones, receiving guests, and providing tours of the Capitol Building. They will also research legislation for the legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings, and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. Interns should possess strong research, writing, analytical, and interpersonal skills. Moreover, candidates should express an interest in politics and conservative values. All internships are unpaid.  However, if your college or university offers credit hours we are happy to complete any necessary evaluations.  Interested candidates should contact Claire Trokey and email their resume and cover letter to: claire.trokey@mail.house.gov

Florida Representative - 7/22/2015
Florida House GOP member seeks full-time intern to start at the beginning of September in the Washington D.C. office. A qualified candidate will be well-organized, responsible, dependable, 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 Staff Assistant and Legislative Staff as necessary. Interns will often act as a direct liaison between the member and constituents. No previous Hill experience necessary. All interested applicants should e-mail their cover letter and resume to FLGOPREP@gmail.com.

Rep. Jim Jordan (OH-04)- 7/22/2015
The Office of Congressman Jim Jordan (OH-04) is seeking bold, energetic, conservative individuals for paid Fall Internships, beginning around Labor Day. During your time with our office, you will be given the opportunity to develop leadership, management, and policy experience. Duties include everything from answering phones and mail, conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol, to assisting staff members and Congressman Jordan with achieving our legislative goals and constituent outreach. You will be challenged and will be given practical tools for career and academic success. Applicants should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, be self-motivated, and able to work as part of a professional team. Fourth District/Ohio ties are a plus. All interested persons should contact Peter Rivera Internship Coordinator for Congressman Jim Jordan, at peter.rivera@mail.house.gov . Please see Congressman Jordan’s website at jordan.house.gov for the internship application and necessary documents. Applications are due by August 3. 

Rep. Kevin Yoder (KS-03) - 7/21/2015
The Washington office of Kevin Yoder (KS-03)  is seeking interns for the Fall of 2015.  Interns will be exposed to a wide range of activities on Capitol Hill. They will be asked to answer phones, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings, and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House.  Interns will need to be able to communicate professionally, balance multiple tasks at once, and have a teachable attitude. As a result, interns will learn about the legislative process, the various functions of a Congressional office, and the way things work on Capitol Hill.  It is an invaluable opportunity for both educational and professional development. Interested applicants should email resumes directly to taylor.huhn@mail.house.gov

Rep. Raul Labrador (ID-01) - 7/21/2015
The Washington, DC office of Congressman Raul Labrador (ID-01) seeks a highly motivated intern for Fall 2015. An internship in Congressman Labrador’s office is a temporary position of public service assisting constituents of Idaho’s 1st Congressional District. As a part of the pursuit of education objectives, the internship provides hands-on experience in administrative and legislative support, as well as valuable insight into the workings of federal government. Successful candidates will demonstrate that they are organized, detail-oriented, and professional. Strong written and oral communication skills are essential. Most importantly, an intern must be courteous and willing to help. Intern responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting staff with legislative, administrative, constituent relations, and press activities. Interns will: answer phones; sort, distribute, and respond to constituent mail; lead tours of the US Capitol building; attend hearings and briefings; and assist with legislative research.  Please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample(s) to Labrador.Internship@mail.house.gov

Rep. Steve Russell  (OK-05) - 7/21/2015
Congressman Steve Russell is seeking a full-time intern to start at the beginning of September in the Washington D.C. office.  The qualified candidate should possess exceptional administrative skills, written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced atmosphere efficiently.   Duties will include answering phones, sorting and distributing mail, assisting with press office functions, running errands, and aiding Legislative Staff when necessary. Interns often act as a direct liaison between constituents and the member. Ties to Oklahoma are preferred, but not required.  No previous Hill experience is necessary. All interested applicants should e-mail their cover letter and resume to ok05interns@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Congressman Steve Russell Internship Fall 2015.” 

Ohio Representative - 7/21/2015
Midwest Republican seeks full time hard working intern for fall 2015. 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.

Committee on Small Business - 7/21/2015
The Republican Office of the Committee on Small Business is seeking professional and self-motivated students or recent graduates with an interest in government, public policy, and business for a Fall 2015 unpaid internship. Interns will have the opportunity to engage and assist in legislative, press, and administrative duties, allowing them the opportunity to gain first-hand experience in various areas critical to Committee operations. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and two page writing sample (can be an excerpt from a longer piece) to HouseSmallBusinessGOP@mail.house.gov.

House Ways and Means Committee - 7/20/2015
The Majority Staff of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade is currently looking for dependable and professional interns with a positive attitude and strong work ethic to assist staff with hearing preparation and research.  Those interested in an internship opportunity for FALL 2015 are encouraged to submit a cover letter stating dates and times available, a resume listing two references, and a one-page writing sample on a topic relevant to the Committee’s trade jurisdiction. Please email submissions to committeeintern@gmail.com

Illinois Representative - 7/20/2015
Illinois House Republican looking for highly capable interns for its Washington D.C. office for the Fall of 2015. Responsibilities include constituent relations, scheduling and organizing tours, attending briefings/hearings, and conducting research for the legislative staff. No previous experience required. Illinois ties preferred. Send resumes to il.gop.internships@gmail.com

Rep. John Shimkus (IL-15) - 7/20/2015
The Office of Representative John Shimkus (IL-15) is seeking highly motivated interns for the Fall of 2015.  Candidates should possess strong writing and communications skills, and a positive attitude that blends well with this professional work environment.  Intern responsibilities include but are not limited to, assisting staff with general office duties, attending hearings/briefings for staff members, answering phones, sorting through mail, drafting response letters, and giving tours of the U.S. Capitol.  Illinois ties are preferred but by no means required.  Start and end dates are negotiable as well as times of availability throughout the week.  Our internships are unpaid but do offer a fantastic educational experience of how things operate on Capitol Hill.  College credit also offered.  If interested, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Charles.miniat@mail.house.gov with ‘Fall Internship Candidate’ in the subject line.

Rep. Mike Coffman (CO-6) - 7/17/2015
Congressman Coffman (R-CO) seeks hard-working, enthusiastic legislative interns for the Fall 2015 semester in his Washington, DC office. Interns are responsible for: giving tours of the U.S. Capitol, answering constituent calls, sorting constituent correspondence, assisting legislative staff with research and writing, processing U.S. flag requests, attending Congressional briefings and hearings, and attending events with the Congressman as necessary. Applicants should have strong written and oral communication skills, exceptional interpersonal skills, and have demonstrable interest in public policy and government. Attractive applicants will have completed at least 60 credit hours of undergraduate coursework. Those with Colorado ties and a professional fluency in Spanish are encouraged to apply.  Applicants should be aware that this is an unpaid internship that tentatively lasts from late August through December 2015. To apply, please visit: http://coffman.house.gov/services/internships .

Rep. John Moolenaar (MI-04) – 7/17/2015Congressman John Moolenaar (R-MI) seeks full or part-time interns for Fall 2015. Interns will work in the Washington D.C. office and gain valuable knowledge about Congress and the legislative process. Intern responsibilities include conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol, constituent data entry, researching federal legislation and assisting legislative staff. Interns will also have the opportunity to attend legislative briefings, congressional hearings and receptions on Capitol Hill. Candidates with a strong work ethic and great communication skills are encouraged to apply. The last day for applications is July 24. For more information and to apply for the Fall semester, please visit https://moolenaar.house.gov/internships.

Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA) - 7/17/2015Congressman J. Randy Forbes (R-VA) has a full-time, unpaid internship available for the 2015 fall semester in his Washington, DC office. Duties include answering telephones and greeting visitors, collecting constituent information, researching legislation and policy issues, drafting policy updates, attending briefings and hearings, and assisting communications, administrative, and legislative staff. Must be highly motivated, self-starter, detail oriented, and possess excellent organizational and communication skills, a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and have the ability to manage multiple tasks on a deadline. This is a great opportunity for college students and graduates seeking Capitol Hill experience. Virginia ties preferred, but not necessary. Interested students should submit a cover letter and resume toVA04Interns@mail.house.gov with "Fall Internship" in the subject line.  No phone calls.

Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) - 7/17/2015
The office of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) is seeking a full-time communications intern for Fall 2015 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 internship.in02@gmail.com.  

Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) - 7/17/2015
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 internship.in02@gmail.com

The House Committee on Homeland Security - 7/16/2015
The Majority Staff of the House Committee on Homeland Security is seeking interns for the Fall 2015 Internship Program. Candidates should be hardworking, with strong analytical and communication skills. Previous Capitol Hill and/or homeland security agency experience is valued, but not required. Applicants should fill out the form at http://homeland.house.gov/internships. The deadline to submit applications for the Fall 2015 Internship Program is July 23rd, 2015. Thank you for your interest.

Rep. Paul Gosar (AZ-04) - 7/15/2015
The Washington, DC office of Congressman Paul Gosar (AZ-04) seeks a highly motivated full or part-time intern for Fall 2015. Successful candidates will demonstrate that they are organized, detail-oriented, and professional. Strong written and oral communication skills are essential. Intern responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting staff with legislative, administrative, constituent relations, and press activities. Interns will: answer phones; sort, distribute, and respond to constituent mail; lead tours of the US Capitol building; attend hearings and briefings; and assist with legislative research.  Please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample(s) to GOPinternshipAZ@gmail.com.

Rep. Steve Womack (AR-03) - 7/14/2015
Congressman Steve Womack is currently seeking hard-working interns in his Washington, D.C. office for August through December 2015. Interns will work closely with Congressman Womack’s staff and constituents while learning the inner workings of the United States Congress and about issues affecting Arkansans.  Duties include, but are not limited to, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, sorting constituent mail, answering phones, attending hearings and briefings, and assisting staff members. Those interested in political science, government, public policy, business, and social work are encouraged to apply.  Congressman Womack is a member of the Appropriations Committee, and serves on the Defense, Financial Services and General Government, and Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies subcommittees.  He also sits on the Budget Committee. Arkansas ties are preferred, but not required.  Start and end dates are flexible. Any interested candidates should send a current resume and cover letter to amy.lawrence@mail.house.gov

Rep. Candice S. Miller (MI-10) – 7/14/2015
Congresswoman Candice S. Miller (R-MI) seeks legislative interns for the Fall 2015 semester. 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, managing constituent phone calls, and assisting staff with administrative tasks. Interns will also have the opportunity to conduct legislative research, assist with constituent correspondence, and attend legislative briefings, congressional hearings, receptions, and press events.Interns must have a good attitude, strong work ethic, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Successful interns will be able to find information with little assistance, be able to work both independently as well as part of a team environment, and possess a strong attention to detail. Applicants should have working knowledge of current events and policy topics, as well as a willingness to perform a variety of tasks and administrative functions. Michigan ties are preferred, but not required. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to mi10intern@gmail.com.

Florida Representative - 7/14/2015
Florida House GOP member seeks full-time intern to start at the beginning of September in the Washington D.C. office.  A qualified candidate will be well-organized, responsible, dependable, 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 Staff Assistant and Legislative Staff as necessary. Interns will often act as a direct liaison between the member and constituents. No previous Hill experience necessary. All interested applicants should e-mail their cover letter and resume to FLGOPREP@gmail.com.

Rep. Steve Pearce (NM-02) - 7/14/2015
Congressman Pearce seeking Fall Semester 2015 unpaid interns to begin as soon as possible. A congressional internship can be a great opportunity to witness firsthand the fast-paced environment of congressional processes. In my Washington, DC office, internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students. Although all internships in all offices are unpaid, students gain invaluable work experience. The hours are flexible to accommodate students' hectic course schedules, but generally run 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. when Congress is in session, and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. when not in session.

In Washington, interns' responsibilities will vary. They will be asked to answer phones, run errands, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office.

In order to submit your candidacy for our 

internship program, please send a resume, cover letter, and 2-3 references via email to andrew.aragon@mail.house.gov

Rep. Bill Johnson (OH-06) - 7/14/2015
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 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 intern.oh06@gmail.com with "2015 Fall Internship" in the subject line. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted.

Rep. Frank Guinta (NH-01) - 7/13/2015
The Washington, D.C. office of Representative Frank Guinta (NH-01) is currently seeking applicants that wish to intern in the fall of 2015, the internship term runs flexibly from August 31st to December 18th (application deadline: June 1st@ 12:00 AM EST). 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. New Hampshire or New England 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 toMolly.Stevens@mail.house.gov, no drop-ins please.

Wisconsin Representative - 7/9/2015
Conservative Wisconsin Republican is looking for unpaid interns in the Washington office for the Fall Semester. Primary responsibilities include answering phones, greeting visitors, managing flag requests, conducting tours, and performing other administrative duties as needed. Conducting legislative research, assisting with press, 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 and two references to WI06resumes@gmail.com with “Internship” in the subject line.

Rep. Joseph Pitts (PA-16) - 7/9/2015
The office of Congressman Joseph Pitts (PA-16) is currently seeking  three interns for the Fall with excellent constituent relations experience to start in September. Primary duties will include but are not limited to leading Capitol tours, answering phones, and assisting in managing constituent correspondence and administrative operations. Congressman Joseph Pitts is chairman of the Energy and Commerce Health subcommittee and a member of two other Energy and Commerce Subcommittees. He is also a co-chairman of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Committee, therefore, the office is always busy. Ideal candidates will be college students or recent graduates who are team-oriented, hard-working, outgoing, detail-oriented, enthusiastic, and eager to learn. Interns will gain more understanding about the legislative process and valuable experience for future endeavors. This is an unpaid internship. Pennsylvania ties are preferred but NOT required. To apply please send your resume, cover letter, transcript (unofficial is acceptable), 1 – 5 page writing sample, and 2 – 3 references to MaryBeth.Waddell@mail.house.gov. Please use the subject line “Internship Application” and also include the dates and hours you are available.  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

House Leadership Office - 7/9/2015

A conservative member of House Republican leadership is now accepting applications for a fall paid internship position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, researching legislative issues, conducting Capitol tours, attending briefings & hearings, and assisting the Member and staff with data management. In addition the applicant should expect to work on 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 organized, a self-starter, and able to multi-task efficiently. Full time availability and a commitment to serve from August 17th through December 11th are required. Any interested candidate should email his or her resume and cover letter to conservative.internship@gmail.com.

Rep. Virginia Foxx (NC-05) - 7/9/2015
Conference Secretary Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (NC-05) is now accepting applications for a fall internship position in her Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include assisting with data entry, giving Capitol tours, attending hearings and briefings, researching legislative issues, 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 could expect to serve from August 10th to December 18th 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.

California Representative - 7/8/2015
Republican Congressman seeking individuals for a paid internship that runs from August 24th to mid-December. Main responsibilities include answering phones, processing mail, guiding Capitol tours, and assisting the legislative staff by drafting constituent correspondence letters and researching legislative issues. There will be opportunities to attend meetings and hearings as needed, as well as receptions and seminars that interest you. Qualified candidates must be highly motivated self-starters who are detail oriented and have excellent organization and communication skills. California ties are a plus, but not required. This paid internship has some flexibility in start and end dates. Please submit your resume and cover letter as attachments to cagopintern@gmail.com by Tuesday, July 21st.

Rep. Walter Jones (NC-03) - 7/7/2015
Congressman Jones is seeking applicants for an unpaid internship in his Washington, DC office for the Fall 2015 term. Interns in the Washington office help draft constituent correspondence, attend briefings and Congressional hearings, and function as a key part of the staff. Interns also assist with answering phones, data entry and general office systems operations. The ideal candidate will be a college student or recent graduate who is motivated; is detail-orientated; possesses strong organizational, communication and writing skills; has a positive attitude; and has the ability to manage multiple tasks and work well under pressure in a team environment. Attention to detail as well as strong written and verbal communication skills are required. North Carolina ties are preferred. Interested candidates should apply at jones.house.gov. 

Rep. Mike Bishop (MI-08) - 7/6/2015
Representative Mike Bishop (R-MI) seeks a conservative intern for August and/or Fall 2015. 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 tours, compiling press clips and assisting with front office operations. 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. Interns must be able to commit a minimum of three full days a week (9:00am-5:00pm). Students welcome to apply. Michigan ties a plus. Those interested please send a cover letter and an updated resume to kyle.bevers@mail.house.gov

Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) - 7/6/2015
Congressman Olson is seeking applicants for an unpaid internship in his Washington, DC office for the Fall 2015 term. Interns in the Washington office help draft constituent correspondence, attend briefings and Congressional hearings, and function as a key part of the staff. Interns also assist with answering phones, data entry and general office systems operations. The ideal candidate will be a college student or recent graduate who is motivated; is detail-orientated; possesses strong organizational, communication and writing skills; has a positive attitude; and has the ability to manage multiple tasks and work well under pressure in a team environment. Attention to detail as well as strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Texas ties are preferred. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Katharine.Cooksey@mail.house.gov

Rep. Mario Diaz Balart (FL-25) - 6/26/2015
The office of Congressman Diaz-Balart is currently seeking applications for our fall internship program running from late August to December 2015. This position requires greeting guests and constituents, leading Capitol tours, attending hearings, drafting constituent correspondence letters, and assisting in general day to day activities. While unpaid, this position will strengthen your understanding of the legislative process and give you firsthand experience of the operations necessary to run a Congressional office. Qualified candidates will be hard working, possess strong written and oral skills, and have the ability to work in a professional environment. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Sarah.Hodgkins@mail.house.gov

Rep. Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) - 6/26/2015
Congressman Bruce Poliquin of Maine is currently accepting applications for fall internships. The Washington, D.C., program offers 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. In order to apply, please forward a resume and cover letter to: Poliquin.internship@mail.house.gov

Rep. Kevin Brady (TX-08) - 6/26/2015
Congressman Kevin Brady of Texas is looking for a fall intern. Qualified candidates should be organized, have good oral and written communication skills, and possess a strong interest in learning about the legislative process and/or political communication. Duties include but are not limited to: answering phones, guiding tours, sorting 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. Texas ties are preferred, but not required. This is a paid position. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to TX08intern@gmail.com

Rep. Reid Ribble (WI-08) - 6/25/2015
The office of Congressman Reid Ribble is seeking qualified candidates to intern in our Washington, D.C. office starting in August 2015. Interns will assist the staff with a variety of tasks, including office administration, legislative research, constituent correspondence, and other duties as assigned. 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. This is an unpaid position. If candidates have any questions or wish to apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to dominique.yantko@mail.house.gov

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