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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.
Legislative Assistant - 12/18/2014
Congressman Rodney Davis is seeking to round out his legislative team with a legislative assistant to manage health care, energy, financial services and other policy areas. The preferred candidate is a team-oriented, self-starting, strong writer with at least two-years of hill experience and Illinois ties. Responsibilities include rapid response to constituent inquiries (mail and phone), monitoring the House floor, generating ideas for legislation, and other tasks. The ability to manage multiple projects with deadlines, communicate effectively with member, and work well with existing team are critical. To be considered, interested candidates should e-mail their cover letter, resume, and best writing sample related to their legislative work to Jen.Daulby@mail.house.gov with Legislative Assistant in the subject line. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, December 30th.
Legislative Assistant - 12/18/2014
Western Republican Member of House Veterans’ Affairs Committee seeks a Legislative Assistant to cover a portfolio of issues that focuses on veterans and issues under the jurisdiction of the House Armed Services Committee. Ideal candidates will have at a minimum two years of Capitol Hill experience and a sound understanding of the legislative process. Ideal candidates will also be team players and possess excellent research, communications and writing skills, as well as the ability to work in a demanding environment under tight time constraints. Salary commensurate with experience. Please submit cover letter and résumé via email to email@example.com. Please include the words “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line. No calls or drop-ins.
Legislative Correspondent/Junior Legislative Assistant - 12/11/2014
Senior Midwestern Republican seeks a highly motivated individual with exceptional writing and organizational skills and multitasking ability to serve as a Legislative Correspondent/ Junior Legislative Assistant in their Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, drafting correspondence, monitoring floor activity, and coordinating intern schedules/activities. In addition, the candidate will assist legislative staff with research and the development of various policy initiatives, and as such, candidates must have a thorough understanding of the legislative process. Strong research and writing skills are required for this position as the Congressman places a high priority on accurate, substantive and timely correspondence. Prior experience as a Legislative Correspondent is required, Midwest ties are also preferred, but not required. Please e-mail your resume, cover letter, references, and a writing sample to: LC4MidwestRep@gmail.com. No calls or drop-ins please.
Legislative Assistant - 12/4/2014
Senior Republican member seeks Health Care/ Ag Legislative Assistant to manage healthcare, agriculture, and additional policy areas as assigned. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, possess excellent research and writing skills and have a thorough understanding of the legislative process. Experience in either healthcare or agriculture policy is required. Candidates should have a minimum of three years hill experience as a Legislative Correspondent or Legislative Assistant and be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of either Health Care or Ag Policy. Northeast ties are a plus. Please submit cover letter and résumé via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and include the words “HC/AG Legislative Assistant” in the subject line.
Senior Counsel - 12/4/2014
The House Committee on Homeland Security is accepting applications for the position of Senior Counsel. The qualified candidate will have significant experience crafting and moving legislation, a strong understanding of congressional procedure and parliamentary rules, and a high level of proficiency in legal research and analysis. Excellent writing ability is a must. Knowledge of homeland and national security law is desirable, but not required. Five years Hill experience preferred. The Senior Counsel must be poised under pressure, a true team player who is willing to learn, and is able to work effectively with congressional staff, private sector representatives, and Members of Congress. An exceptional work ethic and demonstrated ability in advancing organizational goals will distinguish the successful candidate. Please email resume, cover letter, and a legal writing sample to CHScounsel2014@gmail.com
Staff Assistant - 12/2/2014
Texas Republican seeks an energetic, self-motivated, and organized Staff Assistant. Applicants should demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, be comfortable with managing multiple tasks, and have experience working on deadline in a high pressure setting. Duties include, but are not limited to: staffing the front office and greeting visitors, answering phones, coordinating and executing flag and tour requests, managing office intern program, assisting with mail processing - reviewing, sorting and responding to constituent mail, coordinating IT services, and helping with other projects as needed. Applicants should have experience interacting with the public, as well as possess strong writing, communication, and organizational skills. Positive, team-oriented attitude required. Previous Capitol Hill or internship experience preferred. Texas ties preferred. Please email Txgopjobs2@gmail.com
Scheduler/Staff Assistant - 12/2/2014
The Office of Congressman Glenn Thompson (PA-05) is searching for a DC Scheduler/Staff Assistant. Candidates must be well organized and have excellent research, writing and oral communications skills. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: scheduling the Congressman’s DC meetings and events, arranging flights and other travel for the Congressman, assisting individuals who have appointments with the Member or other staff members, responding to constituent requests for tours, directing phone calls and mail to the appropriate staff, greeting visitors, responding to letters from constituents and assisting legislative and communications staff as needed. Previous Hill experience and Pennsylvania ties are preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should send their cover letter, resume, references, and writing samples to Nancy.Billet@mail.house.gov with DC Scheduler/Staff Assistant in the subject line.
Legislative and Support Staff - 12/2/2014
Congressman-Elect David Young (IA-03) is building a team of pragmatic, engaged, motivated, professional, constituent service centered individuals for this new House office. Ideal candidates will be ready to roll up their sleeves and pitch in to help with any task to guarantee a high functioning team that is results driven. Candidates should: 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 and great attention to detail, recognize what entails outstanding customer service and maintain a never-ending commitment to it, have experience and a working knowledge of the operations of the U.S. House of Representatives and member offices, be from Iowa and/or are familiar with the state specific issues and political environment, hold constituent service and teamwork as higher priorities than the timing of their next promotion. Interested candidates should visit the following link for the online application and application information: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1vfR5kFsthU5B096knqDzJ20lfpm4OASay87h3vCoz8Q/viewform
Executive Assistant/Scheduler - 12/1/2014
Congressman Tim Murphy (PA-18) is seeking an Executive Assistant/Scheduler in the DC office. The candidate must possess strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail and is comfortable working in a demanding environment to: process all scheduling requests, invitations and events for Member’s calendar for DC and district; respond to all invitations, either by written email correspondence or by personal telephone call; maintain office contact lists; make travel arrangements; handle Member correspondence; ensure the Member is provided with briefing materials for each event by coordinating with event participants and the appropriate legislative and/or district staff; and assist with other executive assistant/office manager duties as assigned. Salary commensurate with experience. Must have at least one year of Hill experience. Email resume and cover letter with “Executive Assistant/Scheduler” in the subject line to PA.Resumes@mail.house.gov.
Communications Director - 11/17/2014
Congressman Keith Rothfus (PA-12) is seeking a Communications Director. The successful candidate must be a conservative, have excellent written and oral communications and people skills, political acumen and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: devising an annual communications plan to maximize direct communications with constituents that resonate and respond to their priorities; e-mail conversion; targeted communication through list acquisition, development, expansion and messaging; weekly e-newsletter; development and coordination of all franked materials including digital advertising; planning and preparation for tele-town hall meetings; updating and improving the website; drafting/distributing press releases; writing a weekly column; preparation of talking points and speeches; establishing and maintaining strong relations with local media and executing an aggressive earned local media campaign. New media skills are a plus, a desire to learn is required, including websites and e-newsletters (understanding of delivery and open rates), video, audio and/or photography and editing in those mediums. Prior TV booking experience is also a plus. The communications plan should provide for an ever increasing ability to draft and place op-ed pieces in local and national media; political press, trade association publications and major employer publications. The successful candidate will have a can-do attitude and be a team player. Pennsylvania ties are preferred, but not required. Please send cover letter including salary expectations, resume, a relevant writing sample and a short constructive critique (no more than one page total) of Congressman Rothfus’ most recent column and of the of the website http://Rothfus.house.gov to: Jobs.PA12@mail.house.gov with “Communications Director” in the subject line. No Calls, Faxes or Drop-Ins.
Communications Director - 11/14/2014
Senior Republican seeks to interview candidates for the position of Communications Director for a fast-paced office. The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal skills as well as the proven ability to manage multiple communications projects. She/he will be responsible for developing, managing and coordinating all communications activities, including writing press releases, op-eds, mail pieces, talking points, organizing press events, maintaining the official website including design, implementing social media strategy including Facebook, Twitter, etc., maintaining press database, writing e-newsletters & coordinating Tele-town halls. Duties will also include early daily news clips, briefing the Member for radio interviews, writing and implementing PSA's from the Member, interacting with the press as the Member’s principal spokesperson and coordinating the Member’s overall press relations. The ideal candidate will have Hill experience and familiarity with New Jersey. Must be able to work extended hours and under time pressure. Please email a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to email@example.com.
Legislative Director - 11/12/2014
Congressman Steve King (IA-04) is seeking a full-spectrum Constitutional conservative, pro-life, pro-marriage legislative director. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to successfully advance Congressman King's policy agenda, including his work on assigned committees, currently Judiciary, Small Business and Agriculture, as well as on critical issues such as border security, ObamaCare, the FairTax, a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution, and other conservative priorities as they arise. Familiarity with Iowa and ideally the Fourth District are preferred. The legislative director will work directly with the legislative staff, the Chief of Staff, and Mr. King to further develop, implement and activate a viable, conservative policy and strategic agenda. Three or more years of Hill experience mandatory. A law degree is a plus but not required. To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. No calls or drop ins please.
Professional Staff Member - 11/10/2014
The House Committee on Science, Space and Technology Majority is seeking an experienced and proactive Professional Staff Member for its Research and Technology Subcommittee. Applicants should have relevant experience on Capitol Hill (preferably managing a Committee portfolio for a Member), in federal or state government, or the science and technology field. Qualified candidates should possess in-depth knowledge of federally-supported academic research and federal programs to support commercialization of new technology issues. The ideal candidate will have a graduate degree and experience in science and tech policy. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: HouseScienceOpenings@gmail.com. No telephone calls, faxes, or drop-ins, please.
Legislative Director - 11/6/2014
NJ Republican seeks a Legislative Director to manage legislative staff and advise the Congressman on all legislative matters. Responsibilities include monitoring activity on the House floor, responding to constituent inquiries, and writing and reviewing legislative memos. The successful applicant will be responsible for handling issues related to transportation (especially aviation), labor, appropriations, and taxes. The ideal candidate will have excellent research, communication and writing skills, at least four years of legislative experience, and previous supervisory experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Please submit cover letter and résumé via email to email@example.com. Please include the words “Legislative Director” in the subject line.
Scheduler/Front Office Manager - 11/7/2014
Republican New York office looking for Scheduler/Front Office Manager. This position requires someone who can maintain the Congressman's official schedule, travel plans, and related records while maintaining the office budget, and other front office responsibilities. This person must be willing to take on a variety of challenges that may vary from the posted job description. Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s Degree, strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and the ability to exercise discretion and sound independent judgment. The temperament to communicate tactfully and professionally with a variety of personalities is a strong factor for consideration. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite is required, and previous scheduling/administrative assistant experience is preferred. Please submit all resumes and inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Legislative Correspondent - 11/6/2014
Congressman Tim Murphy (PA-18) seeks a highly motivated individual with Southwestern PA ties for Legislative Correspondent. Duties include overseeing all constituent correspondence: preparing incoming and outgoing mail reports; legislative research in furtherance of writing responses to all emails, faxes, letters; and working with legislative staff to ensure correspondence is timely, up-to-date and out-the-door. The ideal candidate understands the legislative process, congressional office organization, and possesses superior writing skills along with an outgoing and upbeat personality. A working knowledge of the Intranet Quorum (IQ) system and Hill experience is preferred. A positive attitude and personal drive are huge pluses on our team. Candidates meeting these requirements should e-mail a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with ‘Legislative Correspondent’ in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins will be considered. SWPA ties given special consideration.
Legislative Director - 11/6/2014
Congressman Raúl Labrador (ID-01) is looking for a Legislative Director to lead a legislative team in implementing and advancing the Congressman’s policy and strategic agenda. The successful applicant will have several years of legislative experience and will be responsible for monitoring floor activity, managing the legislative staff and maintaining strong relationships in the state. The ideal candidate will have outstanding writing and communication skills and work well under pressure. Western states or Idaho ties are preferred but not required. Policy expertise in defense, healthcare and/or personal liberty/social issues are a plus. Email résumé, cover letter and two writing samples to ID01.Jobs@mail.house.gov.
Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - 12/18/2014
The majority staff of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology is looking for undergraduate and/or graduate interns for Spring 2015. Interns will have the responsibilities of providing legislative, general administrative support, answering phones, and other duties as assigned. Interns will be given opportunities to engage in substantive work, attend hearings and educational briefings, and will in all regards be treated as an integral member of the full-time staff. Spring Internships typically run from the beginning of January through the middle of May. Specific dates will be determined with each intern based on their individual schedules. Interns will be assigned to assist the full committee in the front office or with one of our subcommittees (Oversight, Energy, Environment, Research & Technology, and Space). Interns are preferred to work full time, however schedules are worked out on an individual basis. Previous Capitol Hill experience preferred but not required. This is a paid internship. Those interested in an internship opportunity for Spring 2015 are encouraged to submit a resume listing two references and a cover letter to HouseScienceOpenings@gmail.com.
Rep. Aaron Schock (IL-18) - 12/16/2014
The Office of Congressman Aaron Schock (R-IL) seeks a full-time media and legislative fellow in Washington DC for a six-month term between January and July 2015. Part time applicants will be considered, but applicants with full time availability will be given preference. Responsibilities include compiling press clips and monitoring media coverage of the Congressman across all print, radio, TV and digital media, helping draft press releases, conducting research and working with communications and legislative staff to prepare talking points and assist with content on the Congressman’s official website. The fellow will work closely with the Congressman's Senior Advisor to prepare memoranda on legislative proposals, draft responses to legislative inquiries, monitor hearings and attend legislative briefings as directed. Strong verbal and written communications skills required. Previous political experience is not required, but candidates should have a general understanding of the House of Representatives, legislative processes, and current events. Modest stipend is negotiable. If interested, please send resume, separate page of references, and 1 writing sample (not to exceed 800 words) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline for fellowship is January 15, 2015.
Rep. Kay Granger (TX-12) - 12/16/2014
Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12) offers college juniors, seniors, recent college graduates and graduate school students the opportunity to gain experience in a Congressional staff office through a comprehensive internship. The solid professional training and skill development that interns gain through this program creates a strong foundation for future careers. Applicants should have strong writing skills, as well as a solid understanding of the political system. A strong interest in current events is desired for this position. Please visit our website at http://kaygranger.house.gov/constituent-services/internships and email all applications to email@example.com.
Rep. Ted Poe (TX-02) - 12/16/2014
Congressman Ted Poe’s (Texas-2) DC office is seeking unpaid interns for the Spring 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 are a plus. Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Michael Edwards at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) - 12/16/2014
The office of U.S. Rep. Brian Babin (TX-36) is seeking highly motivated interns for his personal office in Washington D.C to partake in an unpaid internship. Intern responsibilities include assisting the staff with general office duties, sorting through mail, handling flag requests, data entry, drafting response letters, giving capitol tours, and assisting legislative staff with writing and research. Applicants must possess strong writing and oral communication skills, and be able to work well in a team environment. Candidates with strong Texas ties are preferred. All interested candidates should send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Kathryn Whitehurst at Kathryn.Whitehurst@mail.house.gov. Please write “Internship Application” in the subject line.
Rep. Duncan Hunter (CA-50) - 12/15/2014
The office of Congressman Duncan D. Hunter (CA-50) is seeking a full-time, unpaid intern for Spring 2015 with immediate availability. Ending date negotiable, though candidates available through May 2015 are preferred. Responsibilities include answering phones and greeting visitors, sorting and inputting mail into IQ, facilitating Capitol tours, attending meetings/hearings and assisting staff. Candidates should have an interest in policy and feel comfortable communicating with constituents over the phone. In addition, candidates should possess a positive and enthusiastic attitude and strong organizational skills. California ties are preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should email their resume to Carly DeBeikes at Carly.DeBeikes@mail.house.gov.
Rep. John Kline (MN-02) - 12/10/2014
The office of Congressman John Kline is seeking spring interns for his Washington, D.C. office. Interns will complete a variety of important tasks including but not limited to, giving tours of the U.S. Capitol building, answering phone calls, assisting with research, and attending hearings. Candidates for this position should be detail-oriented and possess strong organization and communication skills. Undergraduate students and those with Minnesota ties are preferred. The position is unpaid but does offer the opportunity for academic credit. Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to Patrick Hester at Patrick.Hester@mail.house.gov.
Rep. Raul Labrador (ID-01) - 12/10/2014
The office of Congressman Raul Labrador (ID-01) is currently seeking interns for the Washington, D.C. office for the Spring semester. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phones, sorting mail, conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol, processing flag requests, and assisting staff on various projects. Interns will also have the opportunity to attend briefings and hearings of interest, draft constituent correspondence, and help staff prepare for hearings and markups. Ideal candidates will have excellent interpersonal and writing skill, and be a self-starter who can work in a fast paced environment. This is a great position for someone looking to get their start on the hill! College students and recent graduates will be considered. The position offers the opportunity for academic credit. Interested candidates should direct their resume and cover letter to ID01.Jobs@mail.house.gov.
Rep. Robert Latta (OH-05) - 12/9/2014
The office of Congressman Robert Latta (OH-5) is looking for interns for the 2015 spring semester in our Washington, D.C. office. We are looking for 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. These are unpaid positions, but 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. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Erin Partee at email@example.com. Ohio ties are preferred, but not required.
Committee on Ways and Means - 12/9/2014
The majority staff of the Committee on Ways and Means is looking for undergraduate and graduate interns for Spring 2015 under incoming Chairman Paul Ryan. Interns will have the responsibilities of providing legislative, general administrative support, and other duties as assigned. Interns will be given opportunities to engage in substantive work, attend hearings and educational briefings, and will in all regards be treated as an integral member of the full-time staff. Spring Internships typically run from the beginning of January through the end of April. Specific dates will be determined with each intern based on their individual schedules. Students may receive credit for their internship through their university or sponsoring program. Interns will be assigned to assist the full committee in the front office or with one of our subcommittees (Tax & Oversight, Trade, Human Resources, Health, and Social Security). Interns are preferred to work full time, however schedules are worked out on an individual basis. Those interested in an internship opportunity for Spring 2015 are encouraged to submit the appropriate application form (http://waysandmeans.house.gov/about/internships.htm), a resume listing two references, and a one-page writing sample on a topic relevant to the Committee's jurisdiction to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rep. Jim Bridenstine (OK-01) - 12/5/2014
The office of Congressman Jim Bridenstine (OK-01) is seeking candidates for a full-time, paid internship from January until April in his Washington, D.C. office. Candidates must be politically conservative, highly motivated, detail oriented, and possess strong communication and organizational skills, while having a strong work ethic to complete tasks on a deadline. Intern duties will include, but are not limited to answering constituent letters on various issues before the House, running errands, researching legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attending hearings and briefings, and answering phones. Interns will learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office. First district of Oklahoma ties are preferred, but not required. To apply, please submit your one page resume and a cover letter to email@example.com with the subject line Bridenstine Internship. We will acknowledge receiving your application and contact you if we wish to schedule an interview.
Rep. Jim Renacci (OH-16) - 12/5/2014
Ohio 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, 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 preferred.
Rep. Sean Duffy (WI-07) - 12/5/2014
Congressman Sean Duffy (WI-07) is seeking a full-time intern to begin January 5th in his Washington, DC office. 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. Wisconsin ties and college students or recent grads are preferred, but not required. Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, a list of references, and one brief writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rep. J. Randy Forbes (VA-04) - 12/5/2014
Congressman J. Randy Forbes (R-VA) has an unpaid Press Internship position available for the 2015 Spring session in his Washington, DC office to begin in January. Duties will include writing, compiling morning clips, updating press lists, monitoring news coverage, social media and website updates, drafting press releases, blog entries, as well as answering telephones and greeting visitors, collecting constituent information, and other general office tasks as assigned. Candidates should be professional, possess strong writing skills, and have a working understanding of the news cycle. Interns are an important part of the office and are given significant opportunities to learn and grow in a proactive, detail-oriented office. 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. The ideal candidate will be a college or graduate school student with a background or interest in journalism or communications. Virginia ties preferred, but not necessary. Please email a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to Hailey.Sandler@mail.house.gov with "Press Internship" in the subject line by Friday, December 12. No phone calls please.
Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) - 12/4/2014
The office of Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) has an immediate opening for an internship position in our Washington, DC office. We are looking for a highly skilled candidate that is motivated, detail-oriented, and personable. Duties include assisting with administrative and legislative tasks, attending hearings and briefings, and addressing constituent concerns. This opportunity is ideal for someone who is looking to experience first-hand work in a congressional office on Capitol Hill. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to, email@example.com
Rep. Kevin McCarthy (CA-23) - 12/3/2014
The office of Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is currently seeking winter/spring interns to work in his Capitol Hill offices. Duties include, but are not limited to, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, assisting the legislative staff with policy research and projects, attending committee hearings and briefings, aiding in constituent correspondence, in addition to various other administrative tasks. Join our dynamic office and experience first-hand the political and public policy process, along with the many functions of both a congressional and a leadership office. Paid stipends may be available. Interested candidates should complete the internship application available on the Congressman’s website: www.kevinmccarthy.house.gov/services/internships.
House Republican Conference - 12/2/2014
The House Republican Conference, a GOP Leadership office, is looking for digital interns for the spring. Projects are dependent on your strengths and interests. They may include social media, graphic design, video editing, writing, research, and/or analytics. You should have excellent communication skills, a can-do attitude, and a demonstrated interest in digital. Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite and HTML/CSS is appreciated, but not required. Internships are unpaid but can be credit-based with an accredited college or university. All interested should email a cover letter and resume to Conference.Internships@mail.house.gov with “GOP Lab Internship” in the subject line.
Rep. Rich Nugent (FL-11) - 12/2/2014
The office of Congressman Rich Nugent (FL-11) is currently seeking interns for his Washington, D.C. office for the spring 2015 term. Responsibilities will include handing constituent phone calls, composing correspondence, conducing capitol tours, and attending Congressional hearings and briefings. Candidates should be professional, organized, and eager to learn. Please email your cover letter, resume, and availability to FL11internship@gmail.com
Rep. Glenn Thompson (PA-05) - 12/2/2014
The Office of Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-05) is currently seeking winter/spring interns for his Washington, D.C. office. Applicants should be self-motivated and detail-oriented, as well as be able to successfully multitask in a fast-paced, professional environment. Duties include, but are not limited to: opening mail, answering phones, entering constituent correspondence, attending briefings, assisting with legislative research, and providing aid to staff-members with various projects. A qualified candidate will have strong oral and written communication skills. Pennsylvania and district ties are preferred, but not required. All internships are unpaid, but if your college or university offers credit hours we are happy to provide proof and evaluations as necessary. Interested applicants should email Nancy.Billet@mail.house.gov. Please include a resume and a cover letter and “Winter/Spring 2015 Internship” in the subject line.
Rep. Tom Price (GA-06) - 11/25/2014
The office of Congressman Tom Price - the new Chairman of the House Budget Committee- is seeking full and part-time interns for Spring 2015 in our Washington, DC office. Interns are an important component of our day-to-day operation and will have the opportunity to experience the legislative process firsthand. Intern duties include, but are not limited to conducting legislative research, attending Congressional hearings/briefings, and communicating with constituents. The ideal candidate should be personable, a strong communicator, and a team player. Although this internship is unpaid, we’d be happy to make arrangements for a student to receive college credit. Interested applicants should send an updated resume to Meghan Graf at Meghan.Graf@mail.house.gov.
Rep. Jim Bridenstine (OK-01) - 11/25/2014
The office of Congressman Jim Bridenstine is seeking candidates for a full-time, paid internship from January until April in his Washington, D.C. office. Candidates must be politically conservative, highly motivated, detail oriented, and possess strong communication and organizational skills, while having a strong work ethic to complete tasks on a deadline. Intern duties will include, but are not limited to answering constituent letters on various issues before the House, running errands, researching legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attending hearings and briefings, and answering phones. Interns will learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office. First district of Oklahoma ties are preferred, but not required. To apply, please submit your one page resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line Bridenstine Internship. We will acknowledge receiving your application and contact you if we wish to schedule an interview.
Rep. Steve Womack (AR-03) - 11/19/2014
The office of Congressman Steve Womack (AR-03) is seeking energetic, motivated, and organized applicants for a full or part time internship beginning in January. Current college students, as well as recent graduates are welcome to apply. The internship is an excellent opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the federal government, as well as gain valuable work experience. Responsibilities will include answering phones, working with mail, leading tours of the US Capitol, attending and summarizing briefings, and other duties as the staff sees willingness and ability. Interested candidates should send their resume, availability, and a brief cover letter summarizing their interest in working for Congressman Womack to Chelsea.email@example.com.
Rep. Erik Paulsen (MN-03) - 11/19/2014
U.S. Congressman Erik Paulsen’s office is currently accepting applications for unpaid internships in the District office in Eden Prairie, MN and the office in Washington, D.C. A Congressional internship offers applicants an exciting opportunity to support staff, while learning about the daily operations of the Legislative Branch. Interns will assist the staff with constituent services, communications, administrative tasks, and legislative research. Candidates should have a strong work ethic, be highly organized and motivated, and possess a positive attitude. This internship is unpaid, but students are encouraged to seek college credit. Qualified applicants should send their cover letter and resume to David Larson at David.Larson@mail.house.gov.
Rep. Bill Johnson (OH-06) - 11/14/2014
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 spring internship program. Starting dates run from early January with flexible end dates. 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 Spring Internship" in the subject line. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted.
Rep. Rodney Davis (IL-13) - 11/14/2014
Illinois Republican Representative is looking for recent college graduates or current college students for unpaid congressional internship positions. These internships are available 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 e-mail their resume and/or cover letter to email@example.com
Rep. Tom McClintock (CA-04) - 11/13/2014
The Office of Congressman Tom McClintock (CA-04) is seeking full or part time winter/spring interns for his Washington, D.C. office. Applicants should possess conservative values and hold strong written and verbal communication skills. Position duties include: attending Congressional hearings, leading Capitol tours, answering phones, sorting mail, and assisting legislative staff with research. While this is an unpaid internship, we are happy to work with current students looking to receive college credit for their internship. Recent graduates are welcome to apply. Interested applicants should send their resume, availability, and a brief cover letter summarizing their interest in working for Congressman McClintock to Rachel.Long@mail.house.gov. Please use “Winter/Spring 2015 McClintock Internship” in the subject line. No phone calls, drop-ins, or faxes please.
House Republican Conference - 11/13/2014
The House Republican Conference is looking for both part and full time interns for the spring semester. Responsibilities include coordinating and setting up for events, conferences, and meetings, managing the front office, and many administrative duties. In addition, there are opportunities to work with the communications, coalitions, and policy teams on various projects. Applicants should be detail-oriented and friendly, as well as be able to successfully multitask in a fast-paced, professional environment. Strong written and oral communication skills, as well as strong customer service skills, are required. The applicant should also have a keen interest in the federal government and communications. Please send resumes to ConferenceInternships@mail.house.gov.
Rep. Jason Smith (MO-08) - 11/13/2014
Congressman Jason Smith (MO-08) is currently seeking interns to assist in his Washington, D.C. office for Spring 2015 (January-May). Responsibilities include answering phones, receiving guests, leading tours of the Capitol Building, and providing administrative support. Interns will also be trained on how to research legislation for the legislative staff in order to adequately answer constituent letters on various issues. A qualified candidate will be eager to learn about the inner-workings of congress, handle multiple projects, and possess strong research, writing, and interpersonal skills. All internships are unpaid, but if your college or university offers credit hours we are happy to provide proof and evaluations as necessary. Interested candidates should contact Estephania Gongora and email their resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org with “Spring 2015 Internship” in the subject line.
Rep. Bill Shuster (PA-09) - 11/12/2014
The office of Congressman Bill Shuster (PA-09) is currently seeking spring interns. Candidates should be a self-motivated, team player that is ready to work in a fast-paced environment. Duties include, but are not limited to: opening mail, answering phones, constituent correspondence, attending briefings, assisting with legislative research, and providing aid to staff-members with various projects. The ideal candidate will be a hard-working, detail oriented professional with strong oral and written communication skills. Pennsylvania and district ties are preferred, but not required. Although this position is unpaid, we will work with the student to fulfill requirements for school credit programs. Interested candidates should email PA09jobs@gmail.com with a resume and a cover letter.
Rep. Doug Collins (GA-09) - 11/12/2014
Congressman Doug Collins (GA-09) is now accepting applications for a spring 2015 internship in the Washington, D.C. office. Duties will include, but are not limited to: answering phones, processing mail, leading Capitol tours, attending hearings and briefings, and assisting staff with research. Applicants should be self-motivated and prepared to work in a fast paced and exciting environment. Start date is negotiable with Georgia ties a plus. Interested applicants please email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com with “Spring Internship” as the subject.
Rep. Chris Collins (NY-27) - 11/12/2014
Congressman Chris Collins (NY-27) is seeking individuals interested in a spring internship. The program provides a great opportunity for those interested in learning more about Congress and wanting to get a hands-on experience. Responsibilities include but are not limited to answering constituent phone calls, assisting the front office in administrative duties, attending briefings, and drafting memos for staff members. To apply please send a resume and cover letter to Cameron.Foster@mail.house.gov.
Rep. Jim Jordan (OH-4) - 11/10/2014
The Office of Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH) is seeking bold, energetic, conservative individuals for paid spring internships, beginning early January. During your time with our office, you will be given the opportunity to develop leadership, management, and policy experience. Duties include answering phones and mail, conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol, and 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. Applicant Instructions: All interested persons should contact Tiffany Angulo, Internship Coordinator for Congressman Jim Jordan, at 202-225-2676 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please see Congressman Jordan’s website at www.jordan.house.gov for the internship application and necessary documents. Applications are due by November 22.
Rep. Aaron Schock (IL-18) - 11/10/2014
The Office of Congressman Aaron Schock (R-IL) seeks unpaid full-time interns in Washington DC for Winter/Spring 2015, lasting from December until March/April (dates flexible). Part-time applicants will be considered, but applicants with full-time availability will be given preference. Responsibilities include conducting legislative research, attending committee hearings and congressional briefings, leading U.S Capitol tours, managing the front office, and answering phones. Strong verbal and interpersonal skills required. Previous political experience is not required, but candidates should have a general interest in the House of Representatives and current events. If interested, please send cover letter and resume to email@example.com with “Internship” in the subject line.
Rep. Walter Jones (NC-03) - 11/6/2014
Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-03) is now accepting applications for a spring 2014 internship in the Washington, D.C. office. The prospective intern should be responsible, focused, self-motivated, and organized. Duties will include, but are not limited to: answering phones, maintaining the front office, processing mail, attending hearings and briefings, as well as assisting staff with research and constituent services. This is a great opportunity for applicants who are interested in the political process and are seeking practical, hands-on experience in a professional environment. Start and end dates are negotiable. North Carolina ties preferred, but not essential. Submit resume and cover letter online at http://jones.house.gov/serving-you/internships.
Rep. Reid Ribble (WI-08) - 11/6/2014
The Office of Congressman Reid Ribble is seeking qualified candidates to intern full time in our Washington, D.C. office starting in January 2015. We are interested in candidates of all academic disciplines. Interns will assist the staff with a variety of tasks, including office administration, legislative research, constituent correspondence, and other duties as assigned. Administration will include daily tasks such as welcoming guests, being aware of the Congressman’s and staff’s schedules, answering phones, constituent tours, mail administration, and other duties. Legislative research and constituent correspondence will include being aware of current and pending legislation, researching legislation for constituent correspondence, attending briefings, and other duties. Candidates should have excellent writing and communication skills, strong organizational abilities, a good work ethic, an ability to work independently, and the drive to take the initiative in a fast-paced environment. This is an unpaid position. If candidates have any questions or wish to apply, please send resume, writing samples, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org
Rep. Tim Murphy (PA-18) - 11/6/2014
The Washington DC office of Congressman Tim Murphy (PA-18) is currently seeking interns for the Spring 2015 semester. Interns will have the opportunity to learn about the legislative process and the federal government by working closely with the legislative, communications and constituent services staff members. Interns will be asked to answer phones, research legislation, and help give tours of the Capitol for visiting constituents. Interns will also have the opportunity to attend congressional hearings and many social gatherings and events organized exclusively for them. Instructions for submitting an application can be found on the Congressman’s website, Murphy.House.Gov/internships.
Majority Whip Steve Scalise (LA-01) - 11/6/2014
The Office of Majority Whip Steve Scalise (LA-01) is seeking spring interns, part and full time, available to start January 5, 2015. Interns will be placed on a rotational program through both the leadership and personal offices of Congressman Scalise. Previous Hill internship experience and/or Louisiana ties are preferred but not required. Interns must be able to work a minimum of 20 hours a week. Please send any resumes and cover letters to our intern coordinator, Megan Becker at email@example.com.
Rep. Dan Benishek (MI-01) - 11/6/2014
Congressman Benishek from Michigan’s First District seeks unpaid interns to fill positions for January through May 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.
Rep. Kristi Noem (SD-All) - 11/6/2014
Representative Kristi Noem is accepting applications for spring internships in her Washington, D.C. office, as well as in her offices in Sioux Falls, Rapid City and Watertown.
Student interns in Representative Noem’s office will assist staff with various constituent service and communications projects, as well as assist with legislative research. Both South Dakota and Washington, D.C., internships provide students with first-hand knowledge of the legislative process and the countless other functions of a congressional office. College students who are interested in interning in any of Representative Noem’s offices should submit a resume, cover letter, and references to Christiana.Frazee@mail.house.gov by December 15.
Rep. Joe Barton (TX-06) - 11/6/2014
The Office of Congressman Joe Barton (TX- 06) is seeking qualified full time interns for the spring semester. Interns will have the opportunity to attend briefings, assist legislative staff with research and guide constituent tours. Texas ties are a plus. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Daniel.email@example.com