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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

Senior Legislative Assistant - 8/23/2016
Congressman John Fleming, M.D. is seeking an experienced Senior Legislative Assistant to handle Crime, Second Amendment, Immigration, and Internet Privacy issues in his Washington, D.C. office. Minimum of 2 years experience in a previous legislative role. Strong conservative philosophy required. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to la04jobs@mail.house.gov with “Senior Legislative Assistant Position” in the subject line.

Communications Director - 8/19/2016
Conservative Southern member of Congress is seeking a communications director.  Candidate must be organized and have initiative.  Excellent communication and writing skills required.   Duties include implementing traditional/digital media, communications, and public relations strategies for the member.  Southern ties and prior GOP Hill/political experience preferred.  Email resume, cover letter and writing sample of no more than 2 pages to househilljob@outlook.com.

Legislative Director - 8/17/2016
Southern Republican Office is seeking a Legislative Director to advance legislative and strategic priorities of the Member as leader of a fast paced legislative team.  Experience in health care and/or Energy and Commerce Committee strongly preferred.  Ideal candidate will have 5 years legislative experience, strong leadership and organizational skills, excellent verbal and written communications abilities, and thorough knowledge of the legislative process.  Duties include managing legislative staff, monitoring and reporting on legislative and regulatory activity, overseeing mail program, and working with key constituencies to advance policy goals.  Candidate must be willing to work long, sometimes unpredictable hours and be responsive at night and one weekends as needed.  Email resume and cover letter to GOPLD2k16@gmail.com.

Press Aide - 8/9/2016
Senior and moderate House Republican from Florida looking to fill a press aide position. General press responsibilities include managing the member's website & social media presence, creating engaging digital media content, drafting op-eds & newsletters, and other communications activities. Candidate must have the ability to work under pressure and respond quickly to simultaneous tight deadlines and media opportunities. Candidates must have a strong work ethic, a keen attention to detail, and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. The position requires working flexible hours that include weekends and non-standard business hours.  The position requires strong communication skills and the ability to interact, debate, and communicate effectively in both English and in Spanish. An ideal candidate would strive to think creatively and generate new ideas. Florida ties preferred. Candidate must have a valid driver's license and willingness to participate in transportation duties. Fluency in Spanish required - including writing and translating.  Please apply to floridapressjob@gmail.com with a cover letter & resume.

Legislative Director - 8/2/2016
Congressman Tom Emmer (MN-06) 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 five 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 works well under pressure.  Midwest or Minnesota ties are preferred but not required.  Email résumé, cover letter and two writing samples to Robert.Boland@mail.house.gov with the subject line Legislative Director.   

Scheduler - 7/21/2016
Republican U.S. Senator Ben Sasse seeks experienced scheduler.  The ideal candidate will: be highly-organized, have the ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with a team, be a proven multi-tasker, have careful attention to detail, possess strong verbal and written communications skills, be capable of excelling in a fast-paced environment, and be conscientious, personable, trustworthy, and resourceful.  Responsibilities will include: organizing and tracking invitations, meetings, Committee schedules, speaking engagements, travel arrangements, scheduling requests for the Senator, and managing the day-to-day and long-term schedule.  This is NOT an entry level position.  Previous scheduling experience IS required.  Nebraska ties are a plus.  Salary is commensurate with experience.  Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to GOPSenateScheduler@gmail.com.

Press Secretary - 7/12/2016
Western Republican Senator seeks a self-motivated, problem-solving, idea-generating communicator to serve as press secretary on a proactive communications team. Primary responsibility will be writing press releases, speeches, and additional copy. Candidate must be able to digest complex legislative concepts, craft a compelling message, and produce written content that can be easily understood by busy reporters. Candidate must also be proficient in AP style. Secondary responsibilities will include social media and website management, handling press requests, planning media events, managing press contact lists, and staffing the Senator at press events. Graphic design and/or video editing experience is also a plus. This is NOT an entry level position. Ideal candidate will have experience in both communications and public policy. Capitol Hill and/or campaign experience preferred but not necessary. To apply, please send an email to SenatePress16@gmail.com with your resume and a 400-700 word op-ed from the perspective of a fiscally conservative senator who opposes supplemental Zika funding that is not offset elsewhere in the budget.

Entry Level Foreign Policy Staff Position - 7/11/2016
Senior House Republican from Florida looking to fill an entry level foreign policy staff position.  General responsibilities include: helping manage the Member’s foreign policy priorities specifically within the Western Hemisphere and the Middle East; managing the Member's social media presence, translating press releases and media content, as well as managing and preparing for congressional hearings. Candidates must have the ability to work under pressure and respond quickly to simultaneous tight deadlines and media opportunities. Candidates must have a great work ethic, strong writing skills, and be well organized and possess the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.  The position requires working flexible hours that may include weekends and non-standard business hours.  The position requires strong communication skills and the ability to interact, debate, and communicate effectively in both English and in Spanish.  Florida ties preferred, but not required. Fluency in Spanish required.  Please apply to FloridaFAJob@gmail.com with a cover letter & resume.

Staff Assistant - 7/8/2016
Kansas Republican seeks a highly motivated individual with exceptional organizational skills and multitasking ability to serve as a Staff Assistant in their Washington, D.C. office.  This position requires an individual to provide excellent constituent service.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:  responding to constituent requests for flags, tours, answering telephone calls, maintaining the front office, and general office administrative duties.  The successful candidate will also assist with the constituent mail process and maintain a limited role in the legislative process. Kansas ties strongly preferred, but not required  Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to ks02resume@mail.house.gov. Please include in your cover letter any connections to Kansas.

 

Internships

Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (PA-08) - 8/23/2016
Office of Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick currently is accepting internship applications for the upcoming fall in our Washington, DC offices.  Intern responsibilities include researching legislation, attending hearings and briefings, answering phones, responding to constituent letters, and other day-to-day office duties. A congressional internship is a great opportunity to learn about the legislative process and the constituent service operations of a congressional office.  Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, and a completed copy of our application (link below).   If you have any questions, please call (202) 225-4276 or email Mark McDonald at mark.mcdonald@mail.house.gov. The deadline to apply is August 26.  http://fitzpatrick.house.gov/internships

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) - 8/18/2016
Congressman Adam Kinzinger is looking for unpaid interns in his Washington, DC office for the 2016 Fall semester.  Interns will observe the inner workings of a Congressional office while gaining firsthand knowledge of the legislative process.  Responsibilities include leading Capitol tours, answering phones, greeting constituents, assisting staff with legislative projects, and attending briefings and hearings.  Ideal candidates should have a strong work ethic, be energetic and engaging, and possess a positive attitude.   Candidates with Illinois ties are encouraged to apply.  Please send resume and cover letter (with availability) to internsIL16@gmail.com.

Republican Congressman - 8/17/2016
Republican Congressman’s DC office is currently seeking unpaid interns for fall 2016 where interns will gain valuable exposure to and knowledge of the legislative process, communications, and the United States Congress.  Duties include drafting constituent correspondence, greeting constituents and answering phones, drafting social media posts and press releases, performing legislative research, leading tours of the Capitol, attending policy briefings and meetings, and conducting research and additional tasks to assist the communications and legislative teams.  We are seeking hard-working and detail-oriented college students with outstanding communication and time management skills. Applicants should have an ability to work in a fast-paced environment, have basic computer skills, possess excellent writing skills, and have an enthusiastic attitude. Interns are accepted throughout the year on both a full and part-time basis. To apply for an internship in the DC office, please submit a resume to Taylor.Elliott@mail.house.gov.

Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) - 8/12/2016
The office of Congressman Jeff Fortenberry is seeking full and part-time interns for the fall semester in its DC office. Interns engage in a variety of tasks, and their responsibilities are assigned based on interests, capabilities, and the needs of the office. Interns will have the opportunity to hone their legislative research and writing skills and interact with senior legislative staff; attend hearings and briefings on Capitol Hill; assist with media/communications tasks and gain proficiency in IQ; and participate in our office’s top priority, constituent outreach, by leading tours, greeting visitors, and answering phones. Exceptional interns in the past have gotten opportunities to write constituent letters and contribute to constituent and staff meetings on and around Capitol Hill. If you are interested in applying for one of the most robust internship programs on the Hill, please submit a cover letter including the reason you would like an internship in Congressman Fortenberry’s office, your résumé, two writing samples, and references to NE01internships@gmail.com.

Rep. Bill Huizenga (MI-02) - 8/10/2016
The office of Congressman Bill Huizenga is currently seeking interns to work in his Capitol Hill office for Fall 2016. Interns will work in a fast-paced Congressional Office, gaining firsthand exposure and knowledge of the legislative process and the United States Congress. Duties include assisting the legislative staff with policy research and projects, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, attending committee hearings and briefings, and aiding in constituent correspondence. While internships are unpaid, but provide students with valuable Hill experience. Our office is more than happy to accommodate busy school schedules. Connections to West Michigan are a plus, but not necessary.  Interested candidates should complete the internship application available on the Congressman’s website: http://huizenga.house.gov/constituentservices/internships.htm. If you have any questions, please contact Ben Ridder at (202) 225-4401 or ben.ridder@mail.house.gov.

Rep. Todd Young (IN-09) - 8/9/2016
Congressman Todd Young is looking for unpaid interns in his Washington, DC office for the 2016 Fall semester.  Interns will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a Congressional office. Responsibilities include, answering phones, leading Capitol tours, assisting staff with legislative projects, and attending briefings and hearings.  Qualified candidates should be detail-oriented, have a strong work ethic, exceptional organizational and communication skills, and a positive attitude. Candidates with Indiana ties are encouraged to apply.  Please send resume and cover letter (with availability) to Daniel.Cheever@mail.house.gov

Rep. Bill Shuster (PA-09) - 8/8/2016
The office of Congressman Bill Shuster is currently seeking interns for the Fall of 2016. 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. Tom Reed (NY-23) - 8/8/2016
The Washington D.C. office of Congressman Tom Reed is currently seeking full – or part – time interns for the Fall 2016 semester. Ideal candidates should be professional, dependable, and possess strong communication skills. Intern responsibilities include answering phones, giving guided tours of the Capitol, constituent correspondence, attending hearing and briefings, and other legislative projects. Internships are unpaid, but are a great opportunity to gain professional and educational experience. Candidates must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment and be interested in learning more about the legislative process. New York ties are a plus, but not required.  Interested applicants should send their resume, cover letter, and a writing sample with the subject line “Fall Internship” to samara.brown@mail.house.gov.

Rep. Joseph Pitts (PA-16) - 8/5/2016
The Office of Congressman Joseph R. Pitts is seeking candidates for its Washington D.C. internship program who are available for the fall.  The internship provides a remarkable experience for students and recent college graduates to contribute to the nation’s political process and to see how Congress works firsthand.  Ideal candidates will have the following:  strong communication and organizational skills, a conservative political philosophy, motivation, an interest in public service, and knowledge of public affairs.  Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phones, conducting Capitol tours, researching legislation, assisting with mail distribution, and attending hearings and briefings.  Internships are unpaid, but interns will gain invaluable work experience.  Pennsylvania ties are preferred but not required.  Please send a resume, cover letter, and references to PA16internship@gmail.com.  No calls or walk-ins please.

Rep. Glenn Grothman (WI-06) - 8/4/2016
The Office of Congressman Glenn Grothman is currently seeking full-time interns for fall of 2016 in the Washington D.C. office. Ideal candidates would be professional, dependable and possess strong writing and communication skills. Responsibilities include answering phones, constituent correspondence, Capitol tours and other legislative projects. Internships are unpaid, but serve to provide professional and educational value to participants. The office is flexible in allowing interns to attend hearings and briefings, as well as work with Legislative Assistants 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. Wisconsin ties preferred, but not required.  Interested applicants should send resume, cover letter and availability to wi06resumes@gmail.com.

Rep. Dave Joyce (OH-14) - 8/2/2016
Rep. Dave Joyce is now accepting applications for internships for Fall 2016. Our internship program offers individuals experience with the legislative process and many other functions of a congressional office. Interns’ responsibilities will vary from day to day, but typical tasks include answering phones, attending hearings or briefings, drafting letters to constituents on various issues before the House, and researching legislation for the Member and legislative staff. Hours can be flexible to accommodate hectic course schedules and other commitments, but generally run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To apply to our internship program, please fill out the application on our website (www.joyce.house.gov).

New York Republican House Member - 7/28/2016
New York Republican seeks qualified applicants for an unpaid full-time internship in Washington, DC office. Duties include, but are not limited to, administrative tasks, answering phones, providing Capitol tours, logging and drafting constituent correspondence, and conducting research for legislative staff. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter, exhibit strong oral and written communication skills,  and possess proficient research abilities.  New York ties a plus but not required. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to nygopjoblisting@mail.house.gov.  Closing date: 8/15/2016.  Proposed starting date: 8/29/2016

Southern Conservative GOP Member - 7/28/2016
Southern conservative GOP member is currently seeking interns for Fall 2016 in her Washington, D.C. office. Interns will have the opportunity to learn about legislative processes and the federal government by working closely with the legislative, communications, and constituent services staff members. While the internship is unpaid, interns can arrange to receive academic credit for their work. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, giving tours of the U.S. Capitol, answering phones, greeting office visitors, helping with legislative projects, and attending congressional briefings and hearings. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to TNgopinternship@gmail.com.

Southern Republican House Member - 7/28/2016
Southern Republican Member has an unpaid internship opening starting immediately in their Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting the staff with day-to-day office operations, answering phones, attending hearings, and giving Capitol tours. Any applicant 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 self-motivated, detail oriented, and able to multi-task. Full time availability and regional ties are preferred. Please send resume to southerngopmember@gmail.com

Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) - 7/27/2016
The office of Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart is currently seeking applications for our fall internship program running from September 2016 through the beginning of December. 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. Richard Hudson (NC-08) - 7/27/2016
The office of Congressman Richard Hudson is seeking candidates for a full-time, unpaid internship for the 2016 fall semester in his Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include assisting with data entry, mail, 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 in a fast-paced work environment. Any candidate must also be driven, detail oriented, and able to multi-task effectively. NC ties are preferred. Any interested person should email his or her resume and cover letter to Elliott.Guffin@mail.house.gov.

Conservative House Leadership Member - 7/26/2016
A conservative member of House Republican leadership is currently accepting applications for a paid fall 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 a self-starter, organized, and able to multi-task efficiently. Full time availability and a commitment to serve from August 29th through mid- to late December are required. Any interested candidate should email his or her resume and cover letter to conservative.internship@gmail.com.

Rep. Steve King (IA-04) - 7/26/2016
The office of Congressman Steve King is seeking candidates for a full-time, unpaid internship for the 2016 fall semester in his Washington, D.C. office.  The duration of the internship will be discussed when a candidate is selected to advance through the interview process.  Candidates must be pro-life, pro-traditional marriage, highly motivated, detail oriented, and possess communication and organization skills, while having a strong work ethic to complete tasks on a deadline. Interns' duties will include, but are not limited to, answering phones, running errands, researching legislation for the Member and legislative staff, assisting the Communications staff, attending hearings and briefings, and answering 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. Iowa ties are preferred, but not required. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to toribeth.black@mail.house.gov.

Rep. Kevin Yoder (KS-03) - 7/26/2016
The office of Representative Kevin Yoder is looking for both full- and part-time interns this fall. Our Washington 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. Virginia Foxx (NC-05) - 7/26/2016
Conference Secretary Congresswoman Virginia Foxx is seeking candidates for a fall internship position currently available 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 22nd through mid-December if selected. Additionally, full time availability is required and NC ties are preferred. Any interested person should email his or her resume and cover letter to Tabetha.Bryant@mail.house.gov.

House Republican Conference - 7/26/2016
The House Republican Conference and the Office of Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a Republican leadership office, is looking for fall interns. Responsibilities in the Conference office include coordinating and setting up for events, conferences, and meetings; managing the front office; and many administrative duties. There are also opportunities to work with the Communications, Coalitions, and Policy teams on various projects. Additionally, these interns will work in the Chair’s personal office, which represents her district in Eastern Washington. Here, interns will interact with constituents through phone calls, mail, tours, and processing flag requests. 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. This position is unpaid. Washington State ties are a plus, but not required. Please direct any questions to matt.neighbors@mail.house.gov

Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14) - 7/25/2016
The Washington office of Rep. Randy Hultgren seeks candidates for full-time internships to begin September 1st or shortly thereafter to December—for a period of three to four months. Applicants should possess strong writing skills, be well organized, generally knowledgeable of legislative and related issues, and be detail-oriented. Main duties include answering telephones, logging constituent calls, giving tours of the Capitol to visitors, and assisting with other administrative tasks. An internship with Rep. Hultgren is not your normal hill internship. Interns are encouraged to take initiative and work with staff to best serve the constituents of Illinois’ 14th Congressional District. Illinois ties are preferred, though not required. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and a resume to IL14.InternCoordinator@mail.house.gov.

Rep. Bill Johnson (OH-06) - 7/25/2016
The office of Congressman Bill Johnson is currently seeking highly motivated and organized applicants for a full or part-time unpaid internship for the 2016 fall internship program. The internship is scheduled to run from August 22 to December 16. 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 "2016 Fall Internship" in the subject line. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted.

Rep. Frank Guinta (NH-01) - 7/25/2016
The Washington, D.C. office of Representative Frank Guinta is currently seeking applicants that wish to intern in the Fall of 2016. The internship term runs flexibly from August 15th to December 18th. 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. Candidates should possess an interest in the legislative process, strong communication skills, along with a motivation and organization. If you are interested in being considered for an internship, please send your resume, cover letter, and, any relevant writing samples to Andrew.Downing@mail.house.gov, no drop-ins please.

Rep. Doug Lamborn (CO-05) - 7/21/2016
Congressman Doug Lamborn seeks a responsible, focused, self-motivated, enthusiastic, and organized Intern to start immediately. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.  Although internships are unpaid positions, interns are treated as full participants in the Congressional office.   Duties will include, but are not limited to: answering phones, processing mail, researching issues, drafting correspondence, attending hearings and briefings, and maintaining the front office. Strong conservative values, writing and effective communication skills, as well as the ability to multi-task, are necessary. Current students are especially encouraged to apply. If you are interested, e-mail a resume and cover letter to co05internship@mail.house.gov.

California Republican - 7/20/2016
California Republican seeks qualified applicants for a paid internship in Washington, DC office. Duties include, but are not limited to, answering phones, logging and drafting constituent correspondence, assisting Communications Director with daily news clips, and conducting research for legislative staff. The ideal candidate must be energetic, a self-starter, exhibit strong oral and written communications skills,  and possess proficient research abilities.  California ties a plus but not required. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to CARepublicanjobs@gmail.com

Rep. Steve Womack (AR-03) - 7/19/2016
Congressman Steve Womack is currently seeking hard-working interns in his Washington, D.C. office for August through December 2016.  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.  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 katie.morley@mail.house.gov

Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04) - 7/19/2016
The office of Congressman Bruce Westerman is looking for interns for the 2016 Fall semester (August 22nd-December 16th) 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 Jordan Garcia at Jordan.garcia@mail.house.gov

Rep. Joseph Pitts (PA-16) - 7/19/2016
The Office of Congressman Joseph R. Pitts is seeking candidates for its Washington D.C. internship program who are available from mid- or late-August to early December.  The internship provides a remarkable experience for students and recent college graduates to contribute to the nation’s political process and to see how Congress works firsthand.  Ideal candidates will have the following:  strong communication and organizational skills, a conservative political philosophy, motivation, an interest in public service, and knowledge of public affairs.  Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phones, conducting Capitol tours, researching legislation, assisting with mail distribution, and attending hearings and briefings.  Internships are unpaid, but interns will gain invaluable work experience.  Pennsylvania ties are preferred but not required.  Please send a resume, cover letter, and references to PA16internship@gmail.com.  No calls or walk-ins please.

Rep. Dan Donovan (NY-11) - 7/18/2016
The Washington, D.C. office of Congressman Dan Donovan is seeking applications for full- or part-time, unpaid interns for the Fall semester. The internship is scheduled to run from late-August/early September to early December, but the months of the internship can vary depending on the availability or school schedule of the applicant, if need be. Applicants must be willing to work at least two full days a week. Candidates should possess interest in the legislative process, excellent organizational and communication skills, and attention to detail. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phones, talking with constituents, scheduling and giving tours of the U.S. Capitol, attending and summarizing briefings and hearings for legislative staff, and supporting the office with any additional duties. Interested candidates should email a current resume and a list of three references, with the subject line “Fall Internship” to NY11Resumes@mail.house.gov.

Rep. Curt Clawson (FL-19) - 7/18/2016
The Office of Congressman Curt Clawson is looking for full-time or part-time interns for the 2016 fall semester (August-December) in its Washington, D.C. location.  The ideal candidate will have excellent research and writing skills, be able to multi-task, and interact well with constituents. Interns will have the opportunity to gain experience working on Capitol Hill, learn about the legislative process, and attend briefings of interest. Responsibilities include answering the phone, guiding tours of the Capitol, assisting with constituent correspondence, and supporting the legislative and communications staff on various projects.  Internships are unpaid, but the office will fill out any necessary forms for students to receive academic credit.  Ideally, the candidate would be available on Monday – Friday 8:30 – 5:30, but we are able to accommodate the candidate's school schedule, if necessary.  To apply please submit your resume and one page writing sample to Jordan.Bonfitto@mail.house.gov.

Rep. Mike Coffman (CO-06) - 7/18/2016
Congressman Coffman seeks hard-working, enthusiastic legislative interns for the Fall 2016 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 professional proficiency in Spanish are encouraged to apply.  Applicants should be aware that this is an unpaid internship that tentatively lasts from September through December 2016. To apply, please visit: http://coffman.house.gov/services/internships.

Rep. Mimi Walters (CA-45) - 7/18/2016
Rep. Mimi Walters is looking to fill internship positions in her Washington, DC office running from September – December 2016. Candidates should be motivated, detail-oriented, and personable. The ideal candidates will have excellent research and writing abilities, and must be able to interact well with constituents in person and over the phone. Interns will have the opportunity to experience working on Capitol Hill, learn about the legislative process, and attend briefings of interest. In the DC office, responsibilities will include answering the phone, giving tours of the Capitol, assisting with constituent correspondence, and supporting the legislative and communication staff on various projects. Internships are unpaid, but the office is happy to fill out any necessary forms for students to receive credit at their respective college or university. CA ties are preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should fill out an application at https://walters.house.gov/services/internships

Rep. Steve Chabot (OH-01) - 7/14/2016
Congressman Steve Chabot is seeking unpaid interns for the fall 2016 semester. Interns are responsible for answering phones, sorting constituent mail, giving tours of the US Capitol building, and processing flag and tour requests. Interns will have the opportunity to enrich their understanding of public policy by attending hearings and briefings as well as researching and drafting constituent correspondence. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, a self-starter, and a team player who works well under pressure and has strong attention to detail, a positive attitude, and a courteous demeanor.  Academic credit is available. Internships usually run from late August till early December, however start and end dates are flexible. Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to Mark Erste, Jr. at mark.erste2@mail.house.gov.

Rep. Tom Emmer (MN-06) - 7/14/2016
The Office of Congressman Tom Emmer is currently seeking full-time and part-time interns for the fall of 2016 in Washington, D.C. Interns will have the opportunity to actively engage in the legislative process on a daily basis. Congressional interns play a vital role in assisting Congressman Emmer and his staff.  Intern responsibilities include conducting research on current legislation for the Member and legislative staff, answering phones, attending hearings and briefings, and answering constituent letters on various issues before the House. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions and opportunities of a congressional office.  This internship is a unique experience because of the extensive networking opportunities, access to our country’s most influential political leaders, as well as being able to live and work in our nation’s capital. Interested applicants should send their cover letters and resumes to jessica.schrimp@mail.house.gov with “Fall Internship” in the subject line. Internship start date is flexible.

Rep. Vern Buchanan (FL-16) - 7/13/2016
Congressman Vern Buchanan (R-FL-16) has full-time and part-time, unpaid internships available for the fall session (August - December) in his Washington, DC office. Duties include but are not limited to answering telephones, greeting visitors, conducting tours of the Capitol, researching legislative issues and writing letters. There will also be opportunities to experience Washington DC and attend briefings, classes and hearings.  Qualified candidates should possess excellent organizational and communication skills, should have a positive attitude, and a strong work ethic. 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.  All interested individuals should submit a resume to sheila.heiman@mail.house.gov with “2016 Fall Internship” in the subject line. Include in your cover letter why you would like to intern for Congressman Buchanan’s Washington Office, why you believe you are qualified, and your availability. Potential candidates will be contacted via email.

Fellowship - 7/13/2016
Southwestern Congressman is seeking 3 month paid fellows with a business, hard science or financial background/degree. The position would start this upcoming August. The ideal candidate will have at minimum a Bachelor’s degree in business (business administration, accounting, international business, etc.), computer science, or engineering. The ideal candidate will be proficient in Microsoft Office Applications, able to work independently as well as in a team, available to work full time, have an attention to detail as well as good writing skills. The fellow will work with staffers to do research and aid in the development of legislation. The fellow will be conducting research through a variety of sources, drafting memos, attending relevant hearings, and analyzing data and tables from various sources as well as reading and understanding previous legislation. This three month fellowship will pay a monthly stipend.  The aim of this fellowship is to give promising applicants real life legislative experience, taking creative ideas through the entire legislative process, as well as a chance to network on Capitol Hill.  If interested – please send your cover letter, 1 writing sample and resume to gopfellowship@gmail.com.

Pro-Life GOP Internship - 7/13/2016
Pro-life conservative congressman is seeking a full-time, paid intern for Fall 2016 to start on August 12th. Ideal candidates are strong conservatives with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Previous House-side Hill experience is strongly preferred, but not required. Responsibilities include answering phones and greeting visitors, sorting mail, facilitating Capitol tours, attending meetings/hearings, and assisting legislative staff. Interested candidates should email their resume to gop160812internship@gmail.com with the subject line “August 12 Internship Application”. 

Rep. Steve Pearce (NM-02) - 7/12/2016
Office of Congressman Pearce seeking Fall Semester 2016 unpaid intern 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 Pearce.Resumes@mail.house.gov

House Budget Committee, Majority Staff - 7/12/2016
The Majority Staff of the House Budget Committee is currently accepting applications for Fall 2016 Policy Interns. We are seeking dependable, politically conservative and professional individuals with a positive attitude and strong work ethic. As an intern with the Committee, you will provide vital support by assisting staff in assignments that include but not limited to: compiling daily budget news clips, sorting and processing mail, answering the phones, assembling reference material, administrative support, and special policy based projects. Full and part-time positions are available. College students pursuing a Political Science and/or Economics major, or those interested in government, are encouraged to apply. Recent graduates are also welcome to apply. Course credit may be available through your school. The deadline to apply is July 25, 2016. Late and incomplete application packets will not be considered. Applicants should email their resume, cover letter, one page writing sample and completed application to budget.interns@mail.house.gov. Please visit budget.house.gov for the application and more information. Paid internships are available to any student working full time and who is not receiving course credit.

House Budget Committee, Majority Staff - 7/12/2016
The Majority Staff of the House Budget Committee is currently accepting applications for a full time Fall 2016 Legal Intern. We are seeking a dependable and professional individual with a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and interest in the legislative process. As an intern with the Committee, you will provide vital support by assisting staff in assignments that include: legislative and legal research, assembling reference material, assisting with drafting Committee documents, meeting/hearing preparation, administrative support, and special projects. Course credit may be available through your school. Please note this position is only open to current law students. The deadline to apply is July 25, 2016. Applicants should email their resume, cover letter, two to three page writing sample and completed application to budget.interns@mail.house.gov. Late and incomplete application packets will not be considered. Please visit budget.house.gov for the application and more information. A monthly stipend is available to any student working full time and not receiving course credit. 

Rep. Jim Renacci (OH-16) - 7/12/2016
The Office of Congressman Jim Renacci seeks full time intern starting in the beginning of August 2016. 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.

House Republican Caucus - 7/7/2016
The House Republican Conference, a Republican Leadership office, is seeking Communications and Creative Interns for Fall 2016. Interns will work side-by-side with full time communication, digital, and creative staff within the House Republican Conference. The communications division plays a key role in the development and implementation of the comprehensive public messaging strategy for all Republican Members in the House and for Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers.  Interns focus on supporting a team whose key mission is to convert broad messaging themes into tactical, innovative communications activities and products that engage, promote, and equip all Members of the Conference and the Chair.  Our team is a fast-paced work environment driven to create cutting-edge communications for diverse audiences.  Creative collaboration and innovation are two of our most prized values. Responsibilities include assisting with the running of weekly press conferences, digital and social media support, administrative responsibilities, assisting in studio management, interacting with members, and other tasks as required. Ideal candidates will possess strong written and oral communication skills, have a friendly customer service attitude, with prior communication experience or expertise preferred. Applicants should be detail-oriented and friendly, as well as be able to successfully manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced, professional environment. This position is unpaid. Washington State ties are a plus, but not required. If interested, please send resume, cover letter, and writing samples to jared.powell@mail.house.gov

Rep. Barbara Comstock (VA-10) - 7/7/2016
The Office of Congresswoman Barbara Comstock is seeking applicants for Capitol Hill Office internship positions.  These internships are available on either a full-time or part-time basis.  Qualified candidates will be highly organized, responsible, outgoing, and ready to work in a fast paced environment.  Daily duties will include assisting staff, answering phones, giving tours of the Capitol Building, legislative research projects, administrative projects, and attending hearings and briefings for legislative staff. All interested applicants should e-mail their resume and cover letter to Nicole Tardif at Nicole.Tardif@mail.house.gov  

Rep. Barbara Comstock (VA-10) 7/7/2016
The Office of Congresswoman Barbara Comstock is seeking applicants for District Office Internship positions. Located in Sterling, Virginia, district office internships are available on either a full-time or part-time basis. Qualified candidates will be highly organized, responsible, outgoing, and ready to work in a fast paced environment. Daily duties include: assisting at mobile office hours, answering phones, helping with casework intake, and a variety of research projects. All interested applications should e-mail their resume and cover letter to Nicole Tardif at Nicole.Tardif@mail.house.gov.

Rep. Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) - 7/6/2016
Congressman Poliquin is currently looking for interns for Fall 2016.  Internships in the Washington, D.C., office offer students and young professionals invaluable experience with the legislative process. Interns work side by side with experienced full-time staff, and play an integral part in the daily operations of the office. A typical day for our interns includes welcoming folks to the office, researching legislation for the Congressman and policy staff, and answering constituent calls and letters on various issues before the House. How to Apply: Please forward a resume and cover letter to: Poliquin.internship@mail.house.gov

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