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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

Scheduler - 2/26/2015
California Republican seeks a high energy, highly-organized, detail-oriented Scheduler to manage the Member’s District and DC schedule. Responsibilities include organizing and tracking invitations, meetings, speaking engagements, in District tours and meetings, and scheduling requests for the Member and managing travel reservations. Candidates must be on call and available to assist the Member after regular business hours. Additionally, the Scheduler will work closely with the Chief of Staff and District Director to ensure efficient and seamless office operations. Qualified applicants should be high energy, a very positive attitude, strong organizational skills, orientation to detail, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, political instincts, poise and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and the ability to multi-task. California ties are a plus. Interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to CARepublicanJobs@gmail.com. No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Scheduler - 2/18/2015
Congressman Steve King (IA-4) is seeking a scheduler to serve in his Washington, D.C. office. Candidate must be a staunch, pro-life, pro-traditional marriage conservative. Responsibilities include but are not limited to managing the Congressman’s D.C. calendar, coordinating logistics and travel arrangements, driving the Congressman to and from off-sight events/meetings, and overseeing administrative work for the Congressman. Must be highly organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, have the ability to adapt to changing circumstances, creatively solve problems and be comfortable multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment while displaying a friendly, professional attitude. Iowa ties are preferred but not required. Please send a resume and cover letter toIA04.Resumes@mail.house.gov with “Congressman Steve King/Scheduler” in the subject line. No calls or drop-ins please.   

Legislative Assistant - 2/18/2015 

Congressman Greg Walden is seeking an experienced legislative assistant to manage his health care portfolio on the Energy and Commerce Committee. This is a fast paced office where a candidate would have an excellent opportunity to work on policy and oversight with a member of the House leadership and senior member of the Committee. Main responsibilities include moving legislation through the committee and the House, leading on oversight initiatives, working with stakeholders in Oregon and Washington, D.C., and conducting outreach to constituents. The position will also involve working closely with and helping to manage legislative correspondents. A candidate must have a record of demonstrable results in enacting policy (either on Capitol Hill or in the private sector), be a strong writer, and be able to manage projects independently while working closely with other members of the team. While the primary focus of this position is health care, other issue areas may be needed. Ties to the Pacific Northwest are preferred but not required. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to Walden.resumes@mail.house.gov. No other calls, emails, or drop-ins, please. 

Legislative Assistant/Press Assistant - 2/18/2015

Midwestern Congresswoman seeks Legislative Aide/Press Assistant. The LA would cover a broad range of non-committee legislative issues including transportation, tax policy, financial services, and veterans’ affairs. Responsibilities include meeting with constituent groups; tracking pertinent legislation within assigned issue areas; preparing issue briefs and writing memos, speeches and talking points. Additionally, the candidate will be expected to assume press responsibilities such as monitoring social media accounts and assisting the Communications Director with generating, disseminating and organizing content. Interested applicants must be talented writers able to work well in a fast-paced environment, and capable of multi-tasking.  Previous Capitol Hill experience is preferred, but not required. Please send your resume to Midwest05job@gmail.com . Please no phone calls or drop-offs. 

Legislative Assistant - 2/13/2015 

The office of Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (PA-5) seeks an experienced legislative assistant to handle the member’s education & workforce portfolio, along with additional duties. The ideal candidate will have prior experience as a legislative assistant, in-depth knowledge of the legislative process, excellent writing and communications skills, and the ability to work in a fast paced environment.  Pennsylvania ties are preferred, but not required. Occasional travel may be necessary. Interested candidates should send their cover letter, resume, references, and writing samples to Nancy.Billet@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line.  No walk-ins please. 
Legislative Assistant - 2/13/2015
Conservative, Texas Republican looking for a Legislative Assistant to handle Transportation, Defense, Veterans Affairs and a few other issues.  The ideal candidate has prior Hill experience, excellent written and oral communications skills, as well as a thorough understanding of the legislative process.  The position requires an ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in formulating and recommending policy positions for the Member, and an ability to work cooperatively and courteously with other staff. Core duties include developing legislative initiatives and monitoring legislative developments within related Committees and on the House floor. Brief the Member for floor work, and plan and coordinate legislative support to get bills passed on the floor. Candidate will be expected to take meetings on behalf of the Member, shepherd bills through the legislative process and draft constituent correspondence on behalf of the Congressman. Texas ties strongly preferred. Resumes can be sent to texashilljob@gmail.com. No calls or drop ins. 
Scheduler -2/11/2015
Active Republican House Member seeks candidate to manage the Member’s schedule and office logistics. Primary duties include processing all scheduling requests, maintaining the Member’s schedule, ensuring the Member has briefing materials for all meetings in D.C. and the district, and ensuring the Member’s time is used efficiently and effectively. The qualified candidate will be: highly organized and skilled at handling multiple tasks at once; detail oriented; able to keep up in a fast paced environment; proactive, anticipating the needs and expectations of the Member; team oriented with good communication skills; and resourceful and able to solve problems creatively and independently This is not an entry-level position and prior Hill experience is strongly preferred. To apply please send a resume and cover letter to GOPhousescheduler@gmail.com.

Deputy Press Secretary/Junior Legislative Assistant - 2/10/2015
Senior Republican conservative member from Texas is looking for a Deputy Press Secretary/Junior Legislative Assistant. The ideal candidate would have a background in digital media, writing press releases and talking points, website management and video editing. The applicant should also have exceptional research and legislative writing skills and a thorough understanding of the legislative process. He/She should also be comfortable entertaining meetings for the member.Preferred Texas ties.Email resumes to Sara.Threadgill@mail.house.gov with Deputy Press Secretary/Junior LA in the title of the e-mail. Deadline for resumes is no later than noon on Monday, February 9, 2015.  

Press Secretary - 2/9/2015 Senior Republican seeks to interview candidates for the position of Press Secretary for a fast-paced office.  The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal skills as well as the proven ability to manage multiple communications projects. She/he will be responsible for developing, managing and coordinating all communications activities, including writing press releases, op-eds, mail pieces, talking points, organizing press events, maintaining the official website including design, implementing social media strategy including Facebook, Twitter, etc., maintaining press database, writing e-newsletters & coordinating Tele-town halls. Duties will also include early daily news clips, briefing the Member for radio interviews, writing and implementing PSA's from the Member, interacting with the press as the Member’s principal spokesperson and coordinating the Member’s overall press relations.  The ideal candidate will have Hill experience and familiarity with New Jersey.  Must be able to work extended hours and under time pressure. Please email a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to pressopportunity2015@gmail.com

Legislative Assistant/Legislative Counsel – 2/9/2015 Ways and Means Republican office seeks hard working, detail oriented employee with a strong background and expertise in Tax policy. Portfolio will include other issues. Interested individuals must be able to think critically, multitask, and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment, as well as be a team player in a policy shop that works together closely. Prior hill experience and a law degree are preferred. Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and references to RepubWandMLa@gmail.com

Communications Director - 2/9/2015
Seeking an experienced Communications Director to serve as Rep. Fleming's spokesperson and media point of contact. The ideal candidate will have prior Hill media experience, strong writing skills, conservative views, 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.  Louisiana ties are helpful. Occasional travel may be necessary. Interested candidates should send their cover letter, resume, references, and writing samples to LA04jobs@mail.house.gov with “Communications Director” in the subject line. No walk-ins please. –

Legislative Correspondent - 2/6/2015
Arizona House member is seeking a Legislative Correspondent. This individual will be responsible for drafting all constituent correspondence and responding on a timely and correct manner on behalf of the member. Other duties may be assigned. Candidate must have excellent oral and written communications skills, researching skills, an existing knowledge of Intranet Quorum, and the ability to meet weekly deadlines. Prior Hill or related experience is requiredtho. Please e-mail a cover letter, writing sample and a resume to azgoplcjob@gmail.com.

Executive Assistant/Scheduler - 2/3/2015 
Active Republican House Member seeks candidate to manage the Member’s schedule and office logistics. Primary duties include processing all scheduling requests, maintaining the Member’s schedule, ensuring the Member has briefing materials for all meetings in D.C. and the district, and ensuring the Member’s time is used efficiently and effectively.The qualified candidate will be: Highly organized and skilled at handling multiple tasks at once; detail oriented; able to keep up in a fast paced environment; team oriented with good communication skills; resourceful and able to solve problems creatively. This is not an entry-level position and prior Hill experience is strongly preferred. To apply please send a resume and cover letter to GOPhousescheduler@gmail.com.

Scheduler - 2/2/2015 

Rep. Bucshon (IN-08) seeks qualified candidates for Scheduler in the Washington, D.C. office.  Responsibilities will include maintaining the Congressman’s Washington, D.C. calendar, organizing and tracking scheduling requests, coordinating Member and staff travel, as well as other duties as assigned.  Candidates must be highly organized, detail oriented, and be able to multitask.  Previous scheduling experience is preferred and Indiana ties are a plus. Please send a resume and cover letter to IN08jobs@gmail.com.  Please, no calls or drop-ins.

Online Communications Assistant / Digital Media Coordinator - 1/28/2015 
Republican congressional committee seeks an Online Communications Assistant / Digital Media Coordinator who will be responsible for planning and executing online engagement strategies. The position will be responsible for ensuring social media outreach is fully integrated with the committee's agenda and broader communication efforts, and candidates should have experience designing graphics and charts for online use. Campaign or congressional experience preferred.  Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to joblisting640@gmail.com

Scheduler/Office Manager - 1/23/2015
Conservative Wisconsin Congressman is seeking a scheduler and office manager for Washington, D.C. Office.  This position is responsible for coordinating the Member’s schedule in D.C., working with the district scheduler, handling office travel, overseeing the office’s operations, assisting the office’s financial administrator, and other duties as requested.  Applicants with experience scheduling in a congressional office will be given strongest consideration.  Wisconsin ties are preferred, but not required. Please send a cover letter and resume, with “Scheduler Position” in the subject line, to WI06resumes@gmail.com

Press Secretary - 1/23/2015
Conservative Wisconsin Congressman is seeking a Press Secretary. Candidates should have prior experience with social media, website management, and have excellent writing skills. An ideal candidate will have experience writing press releases, op-eds, speeches, and talking points and experience working with national and local media.  On the record experience is not a requirement.  Wisconsin ties are preferred, but not required. Please email a resume and cover letter, with “Press Secretary Position” in the subject line, to WI06resumes@gmail.com

Staff Assistant/Systems Administrator - 1/21/2015
A fast-paced Republican office is seeking qualified candidates for an entry-level Staff Assistant/Systems Administrator position in Washington, D.C.  The position is responsible for a wide range of duties including answering phones, scheduling tours, processing flag requests and assisting with overall constituent services for the office.  Other duties include managing the office’s internship program, performing some office administrative tasks, and doing research and other legislative and/or communications-related tasks as needed.  Candidates should be politically conservative, have excellent communication and writing skills, be committed to good customer service, and be able to think quickly and manage a heavy work load in a fast-paced office environment.  Ohio ties are not required, but are strongly preferred.  Qualified individuals should send a cover letter, resume and short writing sample to staff.assistant2015@mail.house.gov

Legislative Assistant - 1/21/2015

Conservative Midwest House Republican Member has an opening for a Legislative Assistant to handle the veterans, education, environmental regulations, agriculture and pro-life policy portfolios.  Responsibilities include drafting constituent correspondence, preparing policy memorandum, representing the member in meetings with constituents and public policy organizations, and other tasks as assigned.  

 

Internships

Paid Internship - 3/03/2015

A conservative member of House Republican leadership is currently accepting applications to fill an immediate opening for a paid internship position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, conducting Capitol tours, researching legislative issues, attending briefings & hearings, and assisting the Member and staff with data management. In addition the applicant can expect to work one-on-one with the Member and staff to complete 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 until May 15th are required. Any interested candidate should email his or her resume and cover letter to conservative.internship@gmail.com.

Rep. Martha McSally (AZ-02) - 3/02/2015 

The office of Congresswoman Martha McSally (AZ-02) is seeking a full-time intern for her Washington D.C. office. Duties will include assisting the staff, processing mail and letters, giving tours of the Capitol, letter-writing, research, and other legislative and administrative duties. This is a unique experience to help out with a Freshman Congresswoman, and interns will have the opportunity to learn the process of opening a new Congressional office. Applicants should be ambitious, well-organized, and have a positive attitude. This is an entry-level position designed to facilitate the learning process for individuals seeking knowledge of the political process. All interested applicants should send their resume to houserepublicaninternships@gmail.com.
 
Unpaid Intern - 3/02/2015

Republican Congressman seeking paid interns to start immediately. Main responsibilities include answering phones, processing mail, guiding Capitol tours, and assisting the legislative staff by drafting constituent correspondence letters and researching legislative issues. There will be opportunities to attend meetings and hearings as needed, as well as receptions and seminars that interest you. Qualified candidates must be highly motivated self-starters who are detail oriented and have excellent organization and communication skills. This is a paid internship starting immediately with flexible starting and ending dates. California ties are a plus, but not required. Please send inquiries with resume and cover letter attached to cagopintern@gmail.com.

Rep. Steve Womack - 3/02/2015 

Congressman Steve Womack is currently seeking hard-working full or part time interns for his Washington, D.C. office.  A congressional internship is a rewarding experience, and 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.  Those interested in political science, government, public policy, business, and social work are encouraged to apply.  Intern responsibilities include answering phones, sorting mail, attending briefings, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, and assisting with general office duties.  Arkansas ties are preferred but not required. Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and two references to Amy.Lawrence@mail.house.gov .

Rep. Randy Forbes (VA-04) Legislative Research Intern—Religious Liberty 3/02/2015 

Republican Congressman Randy Forbes (VA-04) is seeking an unpaid, full-time intern during the summer session to be responsible for assisting the office with legislative and policy research and management of special projects related to religious liberty.  Applicants must be highly motivated, a self-starter, detail oriented, possess excellent organizational and communication skills, a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, and have the ability to manage multiple tasks on a deadline.  Please note that this is not a front office internship; this intern will be working directly with Legislative Counsel on free exercise issues for Congressman Forbes and members of the Congressional Prayer Caucus.  Previous related intern experience, particularly on Capitol Hill or with think tanks, is preferred.  The ideal candidate will be a college or graduate school student with a background or interest in constitutional law and free exercise. Virginia ties preferred, but not necessary. Interested candidates should email their cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to 
amy.vitale@mail.house.gov with “Religious Freedom Intern” in the subject line by Monday, March 30. No phone calls please. 

Rep. Cresent Hardy (NV-04) - 2/27/2015 

The office of Congressman Cresent Hardy (NV-04) is seeking candidates for a full or part time, unpaid internship for the remainder of the spring semester in his Washington, D.C. office. Candidates must be highly motivated, detail oriented, and possess strong communication and organizational skills, while having a strong work ethic to complete tasks on a deadline. Intern duties will include, but are not limited to answering constituent letters on various issues, researching legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attending hearings and briefings, and answering phones. Interns will learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a Congressional office. Nevada ties are preferred, but not required. To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter toHardy.Internships@mail.house.gov with the subject line Hardy Internship. Please no drop-ins or unsolicited calls.  

Rep. Don Young - 2/27/2015 
Alaska Congressman Don Young is seeking interns for the Spring 2015 term (March – May). Interns will assist with general office duties such as answering phones, delivering and sorting mail, and assisting staff with legislation and research. Interns are also responsible for constituent services such as greeting guests, drafting correspondence, providing tours, and processing flag requests – integral to any Capitol Hill internship. Interested applicants should send their resumes and a writing sample to eleanorgray.mullen@mail.house.gov   with “Spring Internship” in the subject line.

Unpaid Intern -2/27/2015 

Texas Republican Congressman is seeking applicants for an internship in the Washington, DC office for the Spring 2015 term (March- May). Intern duties include but are not limited to helping draft constituent correspondence, attending briefings and Congressional hearings, and functioning as a key part of the staff. Attention to detail and strong writing and verbal communication skills are required. Texas ties are preferred but are not required. Send resume and cover letter to txgop.internship@gmail.com

Rep. John Shimkus (IL-15)- 2/26/2015 

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

Unpaid Internship- 2/26/2015 

Conservative Florida House GOP member seeks full time intern for the Washington D.C. office.  A qualified candidate will be well-organized, responsible, dependable, eager to learn about Capitol Hill operations, 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 Legislative Staff as necessary. Interns will often act as a direct liaison between the member and constituents. No previous Hill experience necessary, immediate availability preferred. All interested applicants should e-mail their cover letter and resume to gopjob2015@gmail.com

Rep. Paul Gosar (AZ-04)- 2/26/2015 

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

Rep. Joseph Pitts (PA-16)- 2/26/2015 
The office of Congressman Joseph Pitts (PA-16) is currently seeking  interns with excellent constituent relations experience to start immediately. Primary duties will include but are not limited to leading Capitol tours, answering phones, and assisting in managing constituent correspondence and administrative operations. Congressman Joseph Pitts is a member of the House Republican leadership and the chairman of the Energy and Commerce Health subcommittee. He has recently been appointed as co-chairman of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Committee, therefore, the office is always very busy. Ideal candidates will be college students or recent graduates who are hard-working, outgoing, detail-oriented, enthusiastic, and eager to learn. Interns will gain more understanding about the legislative process and valuable experience for future endeavors. This is an unpaid internship. Pennsylvania ties are preferred but NOT required. To apply please send your resume and cover letter toKelley.McLean@mail.house.gov.  

Unpaid Internship - 2/26/2015 
Southern Republican Congressman is seeking full-time and part-time interns to begin as soon as possible. Duties will include conducting legislative research, attending Congressional hearings and briefings on behalf of the staff, greeting guests, handling constituent communications, and giving tours of the Capitol. Candidates must be highly motivated self-starters who are detail oriented and have great organization and communication skills. Southern ties are a plus, but not required. Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter detailing their interest and time commitment they are willing to make to resume.gopstaff@gmail.com.
 
Rep. Blake Farenthold (TX-27) - 2/26/2015 
The office of Congressman Blake Farenthold (TX-27) is seeking enthusiastic, hardworking, and resourceful interns for the spring of 2015. Capitol Hill experience is not necessary, and Texas ties area plus but not required.  To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to Sam Mulopulos at sam.mulopulos@mail.house.gov.

Rep. Adam Kinzinger - 2/26/2015 
Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL) is looking for unpaid interns in his Washington, DC office to start immediately.  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 start date) to internsIL16@gmail.com.

House Republican Conference - 2/26/2015

The House Republican Conference, a GOP leadership office, is looking for Communications Interns for the summer. Projects are dependent on the interns’ strengths and interests. They may include social media, graphic design, video recording and editing, writing, research, analytics, event planning, and media bookings. Interns are responsible for generating social media content for the @HouseGOP Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. In addition to social media, interns will be able to assist in, organize, and attend press conferences and media events held for GOP Members of Congress. Applicants should have excellent communication skills, a can-do attitude, and a demonstrated interest in digital media. Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite and HTML/CSS is appreciated, but not required.  This position is unpaid, but Academic credit can be arranged. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and list of two references toConference.Internships@mail.house.gov with “Communications Internship Position” in the subject line.
 
Committee on House Administration 2/24/2015

The Republican office of the Committee on House Administration seeks energetic and self-motivated individuals with an interest in government and public policy, to apply for its full-time Summer 2015 internship program.  Working closely with Committee staff, interns will have the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of the inner-workings of a congressional committee and learn about the day-to-day administrative operations of the House of Representatives. Interns are responsible for assisting Committee staff with official proceedings (hearings/markups), oversight, research, assisting with phone inquiries, and providing support to all Committee staff. This is a paid internship. To apply, please send a cover letter, one page resume, and a writing sample to CHARep.Intern@mail.house.gov with “2015 Summer Internship” in the subject line. 
 
Rep. Doug Collins (GA-09) 2/24/2015 

The office of Representative Doug Collins (GA-09) is seeking a part time intern (Monday, Tuesday, Friday) for the Washington D.C. office to start immediately.   Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phone calls, assisting with the mail program, providing constituent tours, attending various briefings, providing research for the legislative staff. For more information or to apply for the internship please send your resume to Gaines.Robinson@mail.house.gov.
 
Rep. Greg Walden (OR-2) 2/23/2015 
Congressman Greg Walden of Oregon is seeking congressional interns with excellent constituent relations experience to start immediately for the next three months. Primary duties for this internship will be leading Capitol tours, answering phones, and assisting in managing constituent correspondences and administrative operations. Pay will be commensurate with experience.Congressman Walden is a member of the House Republican leadership and the chairman of a very active subcommittee on Energy & Commerce, so the office is always very busy. Ideal candidates will be college students or recent graduates who are outgoing, proactive, hard-working, detail-oriented, enthusiastic, able to multi‐task, and have a history of customer service. Interns will be immersed in the congressional process and their work will provide valuable experience for future endeavors. All interested applicants are asked to fill out our application at http://walden.house.gov/intern-program/

Rep. John Ratcliffe (TX-04) 2/20/2015
The Office of Congressman John Ratcliffe (TX-04) is currently seeking interns for the Washington, D.C. office for the Spring 2015 semester. Intern responsibilities include but are not limited to, assisting staff with general office duties, attending hearings/briefings for staff members, answering phones, sorting through mail, drafting response letters, and giving tours of the U.S. Capitol. Candidates should be highly motivated and have good communication skills. This position is unpaid, but does offer a great educational experience for anyone with aspirations of working on the Hill. Having Texas ties is a plus. All interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Robert.peters@mail.house.gov

Rep. Jim Renacci (OH-16) - 2/20/2015 

Congressman Jim Renacci (R-OH) 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. Mimi Walters (CA-45) - 2/19/2015 
Congresswoman Mimi Walters (CA-45), a Republican freshman member who holds a GOP leadership positon, seeks full or part-time interns to start immediately in her DC office. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to administrative duties, legislative research, helping with mail, assisting with tours and other constituent services. Preference is for an individual who can work full-time from now through May but will also consider a flexible part-time schedule. California ties are preferred, but not necessary. If interested please send a resume and a brief cover letter to to InternshipsCA45@gmail.com with “Internship Application” in the subject line.  ​

House Republican Conference - 2/12/2015 
The House Republican Conference, a GOP leadership office, is looking for full-time interns for the summer.  Responsibilities include coordinating and setting up for events, conferences, and meetings; managing the front office; and many administrative duties. In addition, there are opportunities to work with the communications, coalitions, and policy teams on various projects. Applicants should be detail-oriented and friendly, as well as be able to successfully multitask in a fast-paced, professional environment.  Strong written and oral communication skills, as well as strong customer service skills, are required. The applicant should also have a keen interest in the federal government and communications. This position is unpaid. All interested should send a resume, a cover letter, and a list of two references to Conference.Internships@mail.house.gov.

Rep. Jim Jordan (OH-04) - 2/11/2015  

The Office of Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH) is seeking bold, energetic, conservative individuals for paid Internships to start immediately. During your time with our office, you will be given the opportunity to develop leadership, management, and policy experience. Duties include everything from answering phones and mail, conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol, to assisting staff members and Congressman Jordan with achieving our legislative goals and constituent outreach. You will be challenged and will be given practical tools for career and academic success. Applicants should possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, be self-motivated, and able to work as part of a professional team. Fourth District/Ohio ties are a plus. All interested persons should contact Tiffany Angulo, Internship Coordinator for Congressman Jim Jordan, at 202-225-2676 or tiffany.angulo@mail.house.gov. Please see Congressman Jordan’s website at jordan.house.gov for the internship application and necessary documents. 

Rep. Fred Upton (MI-06) - 2/10/2015 
The office of Congressman Fred Upton (MI-6) is seeking interns for the Washington D.C. office to start immediately.  Full-time and part-time internships are available. Special consideration will be given to applicants with Michigan ties, but all are welcome to apply. Interns will be asked to answer phones, run errands, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings, sort mail and answer constituent letters on various issues.  Please email your resume and cover letter to Katherine.moffitt@mail.house.gov

Rep. Walter B. Jones (NC-03) - 2/1/2015 
Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-03) is now accepting applications for Summer 2015 internships in the Washington, D.C. office.  The prospective intern should be responsible, focused, self-motivated, and organized. Duties will include, but are not limited to: answering phones, maintaining the front office, processing mail, attending hearings and briefings, as well as assisting staff with research and constituent services. This is a great opportunity for applicants who are interested in the political process and are seeking practical, hands-on experience in a professional environment. Start and end dates are negotiable.  North Carolina ties preferred, but not essential.  Deadline to apply is March 15th.  Submit resume and cover letter online at http://jones.house.gov/serving-you/internships.

Rep. Michael C. Burgess, MD (TX-26) - 1/30/2015
The Office of Congressman Michael C. Burgess, MD is seeking qualified full-time interns for Summer 2015. Multiple summer sessions are available  (May 11 – June 19; June 15 – July 24; July 20 – Aug 28). In addition to assisting staff with administrative duties, interns will have the opportunity to attend briefings, assist legislative staff with research and guide constituent tours. Texas ties are greatly preferred. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to sarah.brown@mail.house.gov

 Rep. Sean Duffy (WI-07) - 1/29/2015 

Congressman Sean Duffy (WI-07) is seeking a full-time intern for his Washington, D.C. office, beginning immediately.  Duties include but are not limited to: providing general constituent services including answering phone calls, sorting mail, and recording and reporting opinions on legislative matters; assisting constituents in their visits to Washington, D.C. and giving tours of the Capitol; conducting research for staff members on various issues; working with the legislative team in drafting constituent correspondence; any other duties that may be assigned.  Candidates must be detail oriented with excellent writing and communication skills, and be able to multi-task. Wisconsin ties and college students or recent grads are preferred, but not required.  Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and one brief writing sample to wisc.internship@gmail.com.

Rep. Glenn Thompson (PA-05) – 01/28/2015 
The Office of Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson (PA-05) is currently seeking winter/spring interns for his Washington, D.C. office.  Applicants should be self-motivated and detail-oriented, as well as be able to successfully multitask in a fast-paced, professional environment.  Duties include, but are not limited to: opening mail, answering phones, entering constituent correspondence, attending briefings, assisting with legislative research, and providing aid to staff-members with various projects.  A qualified candidate will have strong oral and written communication skills. Pennsylvania and district ties are preferred, but not required. All internships are unpaid, but if your college or university offers credit hours we are happy to provide proof and evaluations as necessary.  Interested applicants should email Nancy.Billet@mail.house.gov.   Please include a resume and a cover letter and “Spring  2015 Internship” in the subject line. 

Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) - 1/28/2015
The office of Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. is seeking full-time, unpaid interns for the 2015 Winter and Spring semesters in his Washington, D.C. office.  This is an opportunity for interns to learn about the federal government and public policy issues while spending a semester dedicated to public service.  Responsibilities include answering telephones and greeting visitors, attending Congressional Committee hearings, leading constituent tours, and assisting staff with legislative research.  Interested applicants must be highly-motivated, efficient, and conduct themselves in a mature, professional manner.  Ties to Louisiana are preferred but not required.  Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Kelsey_Wall@Cassidy.Senate.Gov

Tech Policy Intern - Rep. Randy Forbes (VA-04) - 1/23/2015 
Republican Congressman Randy Forbes (VA-04) is seeking an unpaid, full-time intern to be responsible for assisting the office with legislative and policy research and management of special projects related to technology policy in the House Judiciary Committee and House Armed Services Committee. Applicants must be highly motivated, a self-starter, detail oriented, possess excellent organizational and communication skills, a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and have the ability to manage multiple tasks on a deadline.  Please note that this is not a front office internship; this Intern will be working directly with the Judiciary Legislative Advisor.  Previous related intern experience, particularly on Capitol Hill and/or with think tanks, is preferred. A demonstrated research focus on intellectual property, net neutrality, telecommunications, and cybersecurity issues is strongly desired. Writing samples are also strongly encouraged. Applicants should be able to start Monday, February 9th.   Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter with “Tech Policy Intern” in the subject line to burakg@mail.house.gov 

Rep. Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) - 1/21/2015
The office of Congressman Bruce Poliquin is seeking candidates for a full-time, unpaid internship for the Spring 2015 in his Washington, DC office. Duties include answering telephones and greeting visitors, collecting constituent information, researching legislation and policy issues, drafting policy updates, attending briefings and hearings, and assisting communications, administrative and legislative staff. Strong candidates will possess strong communication and writing skills. This is a great opportunity for college students and graduates seeking Capitol Hill experience. Interested candidates should demonstrate strong writing and communication skills and be able to identify with the political ideology of Congressman Poliquin. Academic credit can be arranged.  To apply, please email Sam Cleaves at Sam.Cleaves@mail.house.gov and include a cover letter and resume. 

Committee on Science, Space, and Technology - 1/21/2015
The Republican Office of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology seeks energetic and self-motivated undergraduate or graduate level students, as well as recent graduates, with an interest in government and public policy for Summer 2015 internship. Working closely with Committee staff, interns will have the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of the inner-workings of a congressional committee and learn about the day-to-day administrative operations of the House of Representatives. Interns are responsible for assisting Committee staff with official proceedings (hearings/markups), oversight, research, assisting with phone inquiries and providing support to all Committee staff. Background in science a plus. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to ashley.smith@mail.house.gov.

Rep. J. Randy Forbes (VA-04) - 1/21/2015
Congressman J. Randy Forbes has a full-time, unpaid internship available for the 2015 Spring semester in his Washington, DC office. Duties include answering telephones and greeting visitors, collecting constituent information, researching legislation and policy issues, drafting policy updates, attending briefings and hearings, and assisting communications, administrative and legislative staff. Must be highly motivated, self-starter, detail oriented, and possess excellent organizational and communication skills, a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and have the ability to manage multiple tasks on a deadline. This is a great opportunity for college students and graduates seeking Capitol Hill experience. Virginia ties preferred, but not necessary. Interested students should submit a cover letter and resume to VA04Interns@mail.house.gov with "Spring Internship" in the subject line by Friday, January 23.  No phone calls.

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