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Submit a Posting: To add a job posting to the GOP Job Bank, please email GOPJobPostings@mail.house.gov. Unless otherwise requested, job postings listed longer than two weeks 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.
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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 Director - 10/24/2014
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.
Digital Director - 10/24/2014
House Committee is looking for a digital director. Responsibilities include: develop robust social media and digital strategy to promote committee interests, maintain website and other digital sites, produce videos for distribution, clip and edit TV hits, produce graphics and promotional materials. Candidates should have 2-3 years experience, and know how to convert committee policies into easy-to-understand material to be consumed by various audiences. Experience with website re-designs, HTML coding, photo and video editing software preferred. Submit resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
Scheduler/Executive Assistant - 10/8/2014
Senior Texas House Republican seeks highly-motivated, well-organized individual to serve as the Member’s DC/ District Scheduler and Executive Assistant. Individual will be responsible for maintaining the Member’s daily and long-term DC, District and travel schedules, as well as act as a liaison for the Member with staff, public, media and other Members. Primary responsibilities include: communicating key information regarding the Member and the Member’s schedule to staff; receiving, evaluating and organizing all incoming meeting and event requests; making reservations for the Member’s air travel, ground transportation and lodging; ensuring proper advance work is done for Member’s travel, appearances and meetings; and working closely with the Member, Chief of Staff, Committee & District staff to achieve smooth daily office operations. Ideal candidate will be a professional, resourceful and discreet team player with a proven ability to effectively multi-task in an extremely fast-paced environment. Qualified applicants will have at least 1-2 years of Scheduling and/or Executive Assistant experience, preferably on Capitol Hill. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resume and cover letter to: email@example.com. No calls or drop-ins please.
Executive Assistant/ Scheduler - 10/02/2014
Michigan Republican Member seeks an Executive Assistant/ Scheduler. Primary duties include processing all Washington, D.C. scheduling requests, coordinating Member travel to and from the District, and assisting Member with other tasks as necessary. Individual will work closely with Chief of Staff to ensure that Member’s schedule flows seamlessly throughout the day. This position requires a highly-organized and detail-oriented person to serve in the Washington, D.C. office. A successful applicant will have previous experience as an Executive Assistant or related position, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, creatively solve problems and adapt to changing circumstances. Please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. No calls or drop-ins please.
Legislative Director - 9/29/2014
Congressman Randy Neugebauer (TX-19) is looking for a Legislative Director. Candidates should have extensive legislative experience and a pro-active approach to setting priorities. Must have excellent writing skills. The ideal candidate will have familiarity with Financial Services issues and expertise with defense, energy and immigration issues. Texas ties a plus. No calls please. Email resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-03) - 10/24/2014
Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-3) is currently seeking interns in his Washington, D.C. office for Spring 2015 (January-May). Interns perform a variety of responsibilities, including answering phones, receiving guests, and providing tours of the Capitol Building. They will also research legislation for the legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings, and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. Interns should possess strong research, writing, analytical, and interpersonal skills. Moreover, candidates should express an interest in politics and conservative values. All internships are unpaid. However, if your college or university offers credit hours we are happy to complete any necessary evaluations. Interested candidates should contact Claire Trokey and email their resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rep. Patrick Meehan (PA-07) - 10/24/2014
The Washington, DC office of Congressman Patrick Meehan is currently accepting applications for the SPRING 2015. Intern responsibilities include researching legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attending hearings and briefings, answering phones, day to day office duties, and answering constituent letters on various issues before the House of Representatives. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office. The hours are flexible, but generally run 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM when Congress is in session, and 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM when not in session. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to MeehanDCIntern@gmail.com. The deadline to apply is November 7, 2014. Ties to Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District are preferred, but not required.
Rep. Jim Renacci (OH-16) - 10/24/2014
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 strongly preferred.
Rep. Tom Cole (OK-04) - 10/24/2014
The office of Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) is seeking a spring intern to assist in the press shop. Intern will work under the direct supervision of the communications director and will assist with all aspects of office communication efforts. Duties include assisting with website maintenance, video production, photography, social media, graphic design and some general office duties. Intern will attend relevant communications trainings/seminars and media hits. Interested candidates should be current college students or recent graduates and have an interest in press in politics. Candidates should have excellent writing skills, a strong work ethic and attention to detail. Oklahoma ties are preferred but not required. Applications should include a cover letter, resume, writing sample (1-2 page maximum) and college transcript. Send all applications and direct questions to Sarah Corley at email@example.com or (202) 225-6165.
Rep. Candice Miller (MI-10) - 10/16/2014
Congresswoman Candice S. Miller (R-MI) seeks legislative interns for the Winter 2014 and Spring 2015 semesters. Interns will work in a fast-paced congressional office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the legislative process and the United States Congress. Intern responsibilities include greeting constituents, managing constituent phone calls, and assisting staff with administrative tasks. Interns will also have the opportunity to conduct legislative research, assist with constituent correspondence, and attend legislative briefings, congressional hearings, receptions, and press events. I
nterns must have a good attitude, strong work ethic, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Successful interns will be able to find information with little assistance, be able to work both independently as well as part of a team environment, and possess a strong attention to detail. Applicants should have working knowledge of current events and policy topics, as well as a willingness to perform a variety of tasks and administrative functions. Michigan ties are strongly preferred; however, candidates from outside the state will be considered. Undergraduate students are strongly encouraged to apply. This is an unpaid position but a great opportunity for students seeking academic credit, and the hours are flexible to accommodate the intern’s schedule. To apply, please send cover letter, resume and writing sample to MI10Intern@gmail.com.
Conservative Member of House Republican Leadership - 10/07/2014
A conservative member of the House Republican leadership is accepting applications for a paid internship position to start immediately and continue through the remainder of the fall. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, researching legislative issues, attending hearings, conducting Capitol tours, and assisting the Member and staff with data management. The ideal candidate will possess strong oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to complete tasks quickly and accurately in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will also be a self-starter, organized, and detail oriented. Full time availability and a commitment to serve through December 31st are required. Any interested candidate should email his or her resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Conference Secretary Congresswoman Virginia Foxx (NC-05) - 10/07/2014
The office of Congresswoman Virginia Foxx has an immediate opening for an internship in her Washington, DC office continuing through the end of the fall semester. Responsibilities include assisting the staff with data entry, attending hearings, researching legislative issues, giving Capitol tours, and other duties as assigned. 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 NC ties are preferred. Any interested person should email his or her resume and cover letter to Tabetha.Bryant@mail.house.gov.
Rep. Blake Farenthold (TX-27) - 10/06/2014
The office of Congressman Blake Farenthold is looking for an intern for our Washington, D.C. office to start immediately. 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 phones, assisting with constituent correspondence, and supporting the legislative and communication staff on various projects. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Ashley Rose at Ashley.Rose@mail.house.gov. Texas ties are preferred, but not required.
House Committee on Ways and Means - 10/06/2014
The majority staff of the House Committee on Ways and Means is looking for an intern to start immediately and stay for the remainder of the 113th Congress, with the possibility on staying on in the Spring. Interns will have the responsibilities of providing legislative 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. 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. Each applicant should submit a current resume and a 1 page writing sample on a topic relevant to the Committee’s jurisdiction to email@example.com. Preference will be given to current undergraduate students with Hill experience, but all candidates are encouraged to apply.
Rep. Gus Bilirakis (FL-12) - 10/06/2014
The office of Congressman Gus Bilirakis seeks interns for the Fall and Spring semesters. Applicants should be hardworking, well mannered, enthusiastic, and responsible. The internship in unpaid, however interns will gain valuable firsthand experience in a Congressional setting. Interns will have the opportunity to conduct tours of the Capitol, research legislation, help constituents, attend briefings and hearings for Legislative staff, and assist the staff with other duties. Hours are flexible, and can offer the opportunity for academic credit. Interested applicants please send Resume and Cover letter to: Catherine.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rep. Sam Johnson (TX-3) - 9/27/2014
The office of Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) is seeking full time, unpaid interns to start immediately for the fall semester. Internship responsibilities include answering the phones, greeting constituents and guests, assisting legislative staff with research, giving tours of the US Capitol and more. Qualified applicants should be enthusiastic, hard-working and professional. Texas ties are a plus but not required. Please send a resume and cover letter to Amanda.email@example.com with “Fall 2014 Internship” in the subject line.