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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.
Executive Assistant - 11/22/2016
Republican House Member seeks a hard-working, proactive, and detail-oriented Executive Assistant in Washington, D.C. office to develop and oversee Member and Office daily and long-term schedule as well as Office logistics. Duties include performing the scheduling operations of an active Member: managing and evaluating meeting requests from start to finish, effectively adapting to variables in the schedule as well as fluctuating priorities, transporting Member to/from meetings and events, coordinating travel arrangements, and ensuring Member is prepared for meetings and events. As the Office's primary point of contact, this position will require a polite and professional demeanor and a keen ability to communicate with all staff to identify schedule priorities. A tight schedule is critical to achieving Member’s professional goals, and a successful candidate is someone who has great judgment and strong political instincts. As a critical member of the Office team, this person must maintain a positive working relationship with staff of all levels. Additional responsibilities include handling the Member’s personal correspondence, maintaining office records, and other projects as assigned by the Member and/or Chief of Staff. This position reports to both Member and Chief of Staff, and the Executive Assistant must be able to accept direction or constructive criticism from both. This is not an entry level position and previous scheduling experience in a fast-paced office is preferred. Proficiency in Outlook and Intranet Quorum (IQ) and a track record of organizational and project management skills required. Must have access to a car and ability to work long, irregular hours when the House is in session. Salary commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should submit resume, writing sample, cover letter, and salary range to ExecAsstHouse@gmail.com.
Communications Director - 11/21/2016
Republican House Office (Member serves on "A" level committee) searching for an experienced Communications Director. Beyond acting as spokesperson for the office, this position is responsible for overseeing all office communications efforts including traditional media, earned media, social/digital media, and constituent communications. Candidate must be a self-starter able to juggle multiple tasks under tight deadlines to aggressively advance office messaging in the district, DC, and nationally. This is a 24/7 position in an upwardly mobile office. While the ideal candidate will have communications experience on the Hill or in campaigns or a combination thereof, will also consider those with private communications/public relations experience. Please send cover letter and resume to RepCommsPosition@gmail.com with "Communications Director" in the subject line. Looking to move quickly.
Communications Director - 11/14/2016
Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) seeks an experienced Communications Director to serve as the Member’s spokesperson and media point of contact. The ideal candidate will have prior media/on the record experience, strong writing skills and the ability to work in a fast paced environment. Responsibilities include: Local and national media interaction, digital media management, writing press releases, opinions/letters to the editor, and speeches, including daily one and five minute speeches. Previous Hill experience and Pennsylvania ties are preferred, but not required. Occasional travel may be necessary. Interested candidates should send their cover letter, resume, references, and writing samples to Kelly.Sheerer@mail.house.gov with “Communications Director” in the subject line. No walk-ins please.
Legislative Assistant - 11/14/2016
A Western Republican member of Congress seeks a Legislative Assistant for his Washington, D.C. office. The Assistant’s primary areas of focus are Armed Services and Veteran’s Affairs. Additional assignments may include Foreign Affairs and Space/Aerospace. For the assigned subject matter, the Assistant is expected to:
- Support the Representative’s legislative priorities through legislative research, the drafting of legislation, acting as the liaison to the relevant committees, work with the Congressional Research Service, and identifying strategies to advance those legislative priorities;
- Prepare the member for committee hearings, staff those hearings and monitor/report to the Representative at times when he is unable to attend the meeting;
- Assist the Representative in preparing for interviews, meetings with constituents and interest groups, as well as note taking at such meetings and follow up action items;
- Draft answers or prepare outlines of responses to constituent mail;
- Draft speeches, statements and correspondence with the appropriate executive agencies for review by the Legislative Director, Chief of Staff, and the Representative;
- Develop and justify co-sponsorship and vote recommendations for review by the Legislative Director and Chief of Staff and for consideration by the Representative for bills in committee, mark up and on the floor in assigned areas of responsibility.
All interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to WesternRepublicanJobs@gmail.com.
Press Secretary - 11/10/2016
Republican member seeks press secretary with strong speaking & writing skills for a busy press office with significant national and local media presence. Looking for politically savvy candidates who can handle high volumes of press inquiries and have demonstrated an ability to – translate policy to speak on & off the record; write press releases, newsletters, talking points, opinion columns; and work independently juggling multiple assignments and media booking. Experience of 2 -3 years on the Hill and/or campaigns required to be fully prepared to take on day-to-day tasks of active press operations. Please send cover letter and resume to GOPComms@gmail.com.
Executive Assistant/Scheduler - 10/31/2016
Senior House Republican Congresswoman seeks scheduler. Successful applicant will be organized, self-driven, reliable, professional, flexible, resourceful, assertive, and efficient; have superb attention to detail, verbal and written communication skills and experience in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks; and be able to work well under pressure, prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced, team environment. Duties include, but are not limited to: maintaining Member’s official schedule, travel plans, and related records; briefing the member on all scheduling activities in DC and the district and making recommendations on proposed future meetings; arranging Member’s official travel and managing associated financial matters; coordinating scheduling of relevant media activities with the Press Secretary; making appropriate staff aware of upcoming events in need of preparation and providing the Member with related briefing materials; and remaining abreast of legislative landscape and current events which may impact Member’s appearances or meeting requests. Ideal candidate will have at least 1-2 years of executive assistant experience with competitive compensation commensurate with experience. Email resume, cover letter and references to email@example.com with “Scheduler/Executive Assistant” in the subject line. Given the anticipated volume of interest, please do not initiate contact unless your application receives a response.
Legislative Director - 10/28/2016
Established Republican Member of Congress is in need of an experienced, conservative legislative director to drive a legislative agenda, manage legislative staff, and oversee the office’s mail program. Candidates should have an intimate knowledge of policy issues and procedure along with experience at creatively developing legislation and amendments and shepherding them through all stages of the legislative process. That technical knowledge should be paired with impeccable judgment, formed by an understanding and enthusiasm for the Constitution and conservative principles. Ideal candidates should also have established relationships with leadership, committee, and personal office staff across the Republican Conference as well as issue stakeholders to facilitate progress towards legislative goals. Exceptional writing and communications skills are required as the position requires both creation and review of vote recommendations, memos, and constituent letters, as well as engaging professionally and courteously with office visitors. Management experience is preferable as candidates must be prepared to artfully ensure that legislative staff maintain their high performance and to provide appropriate guidance and professional development opportunities. Candidates should also be comfortable with the Capitol Hill environment, which at times requires a flexible schedule and ability to work through demanding situations. To be considered, candidates should have experience as a legislative director or at least two years experience in a legislative assistant or similar position. Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration.
Rep. John Katko (NY-24) - 12/05/2016
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 email@example.com.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (CA-48) - 11/30/2016
The Office of Congressman Dana Rohrabacher seeks a part-time intern for Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays to begin in early January for the spring semester. Applicants must be driven and hold strong written and verbal communication skills. Duties include, but are not limited to, performing administrative tasks, attending Congressional hearings, leading Capitol tours, corresponding with constituents, and assisting the legislative staff with research. This is an unpaid internship position, but we are happy to work with the student to receive college credits. Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter indicating availability and duration of internship to Andrew Eisenberger: Andrew.Eisenberger@mail.house.gov.
Rep. Roger Williams (TX-25) - 11/30/2016
Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) is currently seeking candidates for a full time, unpaid Spring 2017 Congressional Internship in his Washington, D.C. office. He is seeking highly motivated candidates with a strong work ethic and positive attitude. The Washington, D.C. internship offers students and young professionals an invaluable experience with the legislative process and day-to-day duties of a Congressional office. Interns work side-by-side with experienced legislative and press 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 and leading Capitol tours, researching legislation for the Congressman and policy staff, drafting press releases, as well as answering constituent calls and letters on various issues before the House. In order to apply, please forward a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Rep. Ron DeSantis (FL-06) - 11/30/2016
Florida House GOP member seeks intern to start immediately or in the spring term in the Washington D.C. office. A qualified candidate will be well-organized, responsible, dependable, and have good oral and written communication skills. Duties will include answering phones, sorting and distributing mail, assisting with press office functions, running errands, and aiding the Staff Assistant and Legislative Staff as necessary. Interns will often act as a direct liaison between the member and constituents. Florida connections are preferred. This position is full-time and unpaid. No previous Hill experience necessary. All interested applicants should e-mail their cover letter and resume to FLGOPREP@gmail.com.
Rep. Devin Nunes (CA-22) - 11/29/2016
Congressman Devin Nunes (R-CA) is seeking a full time, paid intern to start in early January. Intern responsibilities include assisting staff with office support services, logging and drafting constituent correspondence, researching legislation, attending hearings/meetings on an as-needed basis, and leading tours of the United States Capitol building. California ties a plus, but not mandatory. Applicants should be enthusiastic, hard-working, and computer-literate. Send a resume and cover letter to Kathryn Hopper at Kathryn.Hopper@mail.house.gov.
Rep. Sean Duffy (WI-07) - 11/22/2016
Congressman Sean Duffy (WI-07) is seeking a full-time intern for his Washington, D.C. office, to bring in late December or early January. Duties include but are not limited to: providing general constituent services including answering phone calls, sorting mail, and recording and reporting opinions on legislative matters; assisting constituents in their visits to Washington, D.C. and giving tours of the Capitol; conducting research for staff members on various issues; working with the legislative team in drafting constituent correspondence; any other duties that may be assigned. Candidates must be detail oriented with excellent writing and communication skills, and be able to multi-task. Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
Rep. Doug LaMalfa (CA-01) – 11/17/2016
The office of Representative Doug LaMalfa (CA-01) seeks full-time interns in his Washington, DC office for the 2016 Winter session, starting immediately. Ideal candidates possess strong written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills, an attention to detail, and a positive attitude. Main responsibilities include overseeing tour and flag requests, giving tours, attending briefings, helping with graphic design, processing mail and letters, assisting with constituent correspondence, and helping with other office duties. California ties are preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (WI-05) - 11/16/2016
The Washington DC office of Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) is seeking motivated, hardworking and good-spirited spring 2017 Congressional Interns. Interns will have the opportunity to work in a fun, yet diligent office during a busy time in Washington. Responsibilities include corresponding with constituents of Wisconsin’s Fifth District, leading U.S. Capitol tours, assisting with various press and legislative projects and research, attending Capitol Hill briefings and hearings, answering constituent phone calls, giving and sorting mail and any other tasks of interest/as assigned. Interns can be expected to work in an exciting and quick paced environment. The internship can be flexible to schedules and accommodating of particular policy areas that the intern is passionate or curious about. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The internship is unpaid. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Rep. Kevin Yoder (KS-03) - 11/15/2016
The office of Representative Kevin Yoder (KS-03) is seeking interns for the spring semester. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rep. Bill Posey (FL-08) - 11/14/2016
The office of Congressman Bill Posey [FL-08] is currently seeking highly motivated and organized applicants for a full-time or part-time unpaid internship for the 2017 spring internship program. The internship is scheduled to run from January to May, but the months of the internship may vary depending on the availability or school schedule of the applicant. The internship program is open to college students and recent graduates who are interested in learning more about our country’s legislative process and the day-to-day operations of a congressional office. 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 and performing various administrative tasks. Florida ties are preferred, but are not required. The deadline to apply is December 10, 2016. If interested, please send a resume to FloridaConservativeRepublican@gmail.com with "2017 Spring Internship" in the subject line. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted.
Rep. Ted Yoho (FL-03) - 11/14/2016
Spring internship opportunity. This is an unpaid internship in the office of Congressman Ted S. Yoho, DVM. The internship is based out of our Washington D.C. office. Work responsibilities focus on aiding staff and the Congressman in the day to day office functions. These tasks include but are not limited to conducting research related to legislation, attending congressional briefings, providing Capital Building tours to constituents, and relaying constituent concerns received through phone and e-mail. If interested please send a cover letter and resume to Jamie.Cicchella@mail.house.gov
Rep. Bill Johnson (OH-06) - 11/10/2016
The office of Congressman Bill Johnson is currently seeking conservative, highly motivated, and organized applicants for a full or part-time spring unpaid internship. The internship is scheduled to run from January 16 to around May 5, 2017. 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 working hours 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 email@example.com with "2017 Spring Internship" in the subject line. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted.
Rep. Doug Lamborn (CO-05) - 11/3/2016
Congressman Doug Lamborn is seeking enthusiastic, self-motivated, and organized candidates for his 2017 Spring Internship. Although internships are unpaid positions, interns are treated as full participants in a busy Congressional office. The office also allows for flexible hours and will tailor internship to the participant’s interests. Duties include, but are not limited to: drafting constituent correspondence, attending hearings and briefings, researching, processing mail, answering phones, and maintaining the front office. Strong conservative values, effective writing and communication skills, as well as the ability to multi-task are necessary. Current students and those with ties to Colorado’s fifth district are especially encouraged to apply. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and current resume to CO05internship@mail.house.gov. Applications are considered on a rolling basis and candidates will be contacted by our Internship Coordinator to set up an interview.
Rep. Jim Renacci (OH-16) - 11/3/2016
The Office of Congressman Jim Renacci seeks a full time, unpaid intern for immediate hire. Responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to, answering phone calls, assisting with the mail program, providing constituent tours, attending various briefings, and providing research for the legislative staff. Qualified candidates will have exceptional writing skills, strong communication skills, ability to work in a fast paced working environment, and have an interest in learning more about the legislative process. Send a resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rep. David Joyce (OH-14) - 11/2/2016
Our office offers a flexible internship program that provides individuals experience with the legislative process and many other functions of a congressional office. Main 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, giving tours of the Capitol, and researching legislation for the Member and legislative staff. We try to tailor our internship program to each intern’s interests and passions, and we are also flexible in accommodating course schedules and academic commitments. If you have any questions about our office or our internship program, please visit our website at www.joyce.house.gov or contact Catherine Wilson at Catherine.email@example.com.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) - 11/2/2016
Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers, House Republican Conference and Representative for Washington’s Fifth District seeks applicants for a Spring internship spanning both her leadership and personal offices in Washington, D.C. Responsibilities for the House Republican Conference office include coordinating and setting up events and conference meetings for large numbers of Members of Congress; managing the front office administrative operations; and assisting 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. Responsibilities include positively interacting with constituents in person and by phone; assisting the Legislative Correspondent with constituent mail; providing tours of the Capitol; and other duties as assigned by the Administrative and Policy teams. 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. Interested candidates may email a resume to Jessica.Sunday@mail.house.gov.
Rep. Brad Wenstrup (OH-02) - 11/1/2016
Congressman Brad Wenstrup is currently accepting applications for legislative interns for the Spring 2017 semester. Internships are unpaid and may be full or part time. Interns will gain firsthand experience in providing constituent services and will work with the legislative staff to draft letters, research legislation, and attend meetings and briefings. Other duties include (but are not limited to) answering phones, sorting mail and leading tours of the U.S. Capitol Building. Candidates should possess notable academic and extracurricular achievements, strong writing skills, and the ability to stay organized and multi-task. Similarly, candidates must have an interest in government and public service, a positive attitude, and the ability to work well in a team environment. Southern Ohio ties are a plus (but not required)! Interested candidates should email their resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
House Republican Conference - 11/1/2016
The House Republican Conference, a Republican Leadership office, is seeking Communications and Creative Interns for Spring 2017. 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. 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. If interested, please send resume, cover letter, and writing samples to email@example.com.
Rep. French Hill (AR-02) - 10/31/2016
Congressman French Hill has available immediately full-time and part-time legislative internships in his Washington, D.C. office. Interns will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced Capitol Hill office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the legislative process and the U.S. Congress. Intern responsibilities include greeting constituents, answering constituent phone calls, opening and sorting mail, guiding U.S. Capitol building tours, and assisting staff with administrative tasks. Interns also will have the opportunity to conduct legislative research and assist with correspondence, as well as attend Capitol Hill briefings, congressional hearings, and press events. Successful interns will be self-starters, take and listen to direction, and be able to work both independently and as part of a team. Successful intern candidates will demonstrate a positive attitude, strong work ethic, dedication to constituent service, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Candidates also should have a working knowledge of current events and policy topics. Social media and other communications experience are a plus, and Arkansas ties are strongly preferred. Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rep. Kay Granger (TX-12) - 10/31/2016
Congresswoman Kay Granger is looking for interns for the Spring 2017 semester. Interns will gain solid professional training and skill development as well as insight into a Congressional office and the legislative process. Intern responsibilities include researching legislation, drafting responses to constituent correspondence, conducting Capitol tours, compiling daily news clips from local and national news outlets, greeting visitors, assisting constituents, recording legislative opinions and constituent comments via the phone and mail, and some additional duties. Interns will also have the opportunity to attend legislative briefings, congressional hearings, receptions, and other events. Applicants should have strong writing skills, as well as a solid understanding of the political system. A significant interest in current events and policy topics is desired for this position. To apply, please email your resume, writing sample and internship application to email@example.com . The internship application can be found by visiting our website at www.kaygranger.house.gov and clicking ‘Constituent Services, Internships.’
Rep. Steve Womack (AR-03) - 10/27/2016
Congressman Steve Womack is currently seeking hard-working interns in his Washington, D.C. office for January through May 2017. 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, policy research, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
California Republican - 10/26/2016
California Republican is currently accepting applications for full/part-time interns in his Washington, D.C. office, beginning as soon as possible. We are seeking highly qualified candidates who are personable, detail-oriented, and motivated. In the office, intern responsibilities will vary. Interns will be asked to answer the phones, give tours of the Capitol Building, run errands, assist with constituent communication, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, and attend hearings and briefings. Interns will learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office. Internships are unpaid but the office will provide any necessary assistance for students to receive academic credit at their respective college or university. Interested candidates should email a resume and a 250-300 word cover letter to CAGOPInternship@gmail.com.
Rep. Vern Buchanan (FL-16) - 10/26/2016
Congressman Vern Buchanan has full-time and part-time, unpaid internships available for the spring session 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 email@example.com with “2017 Spring 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.
Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04) - 10/25/2016
Congressman Bruce Westerman is currently accepting applications for his Spring and Summer 2017 internship program in his Washington, D.C. and Hot Springs offices. He is seeking highly qualified candidates who 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. 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. Although internships are unpaid, the 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@mail.house.gov.
Rep. Dan Donovan (NY-11) - 10/25/2016
The Washington, D.C. office of Congressman Dan Donovan is seeking applications for full- or part-time, unpaid interns for the Spring 2017 semester. The internship is scheduled to run from mid-January to late-May/early-June, 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 “Spring Internship” to NY11Resumes@mail.house.gov.
Rep. John Ratcliffe (TX - 04) - 10/25/2016
Rep. John Ratcliffe is seeking a press intern for the spring semester in his Capitol Hill office. Preferred candidates will have a background in journalism or public relations, strong writing skills and attention to detail, and the ability to actively generate creative messaging ideas. The press intern will be immersed in the office’s day-to-day press operation by serving as an assistant to the press secretary. Responsibilities include: press clipping and mention tracking, social media content composition, measuring outreach impact, creating graphics, managing press lists, composing and editing written materials, and updating the official website. Ties to Texas’ Fourth District or the state of Texas are strongly preferred but not required. Interested candidates should e-mail their resume, cover letter, and two published writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org by Nov. 15, 2016.
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (LA-01) - 10/24/2016
The Office of the House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is looking for full and part-time interns for the Spring 2017 semester. The internship will offer students and young professionals invaluable experience with our nation’s legislative process, along with exposure to the fast pace of a congressional leadership office. Interns contribute to the daily operations of the office and are expected to act in a reliable, professional manner at all times. Duties include (but are not limited to) greeting visitors, answering phones, leading tours of the Capitol, opening and sorting mail, attending briefings, performing legislative research and various other tasks to assist staff. At the beginning day of the legislative week, interns are expected to work into the evening to assist staff in facilitating member meetings. Congressman Scalise supports students requesting credit for their internship through their school or university. If interested please submit a resume, cover letter, and one reference to email@example.com.
Arizona Republican - 10/21/2016
Arizona Republican is seeking interns for his Washington D.C. office for the Fall and Spring Semesters. Interns will be exposed to a wide array of the daily activities of a Congressional office – engaging with constituents, assisting members of the staff with projects as needed and giving tours of the Capitol Building. Additional duties of interns include answering telephones, greeting visitors and sorting mail. While this position is unpaid, the benefits of interning on Capitol Hill can’t be overstated. This position will help you understand the inner workings of Capitol Hill in a way that’s impossible to get otherwise. Applicants should have excellent time management and writing abilities, have strong organizational skills with a keen eye for details, and should be motivated self-starters who can produce results with minimal supervision. Arizona ties and previous Hill experience a plus but not required. Please send a cover letter, one-page resume, and a two- to three-page writing sample to GOPinternshipAZ@gmail.com with “Internship Application” in the subject line. No phone calls please.
Rep. Steve King (IA-04) - 10/20/2016
The office of Congressman Steve King is seeking candidates for a full-time, unpaid internship for the 2017 spring 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.