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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.
Staff Assistant - 6/14/2016
Midwest Republican seeks a highly motivated individual with exceptional organizational skills and multitasking ability to serve as a Staff Assistant in their Washington, D.C. office. This position requires an individual to provide excellent constituent service. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: responding to constituent requests for flags, tours and other information, answering telephone calls and taking messages, coordinating intern schedules/activities, processing mail, maintaining the front office, and general office administrative duties. The successful candidate must be courteous and work well in a team environment. Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to MidWestSAPos@gmail.com. No calls or walk-ins please.
Senior Legislative Assistant - 6/14/2016
Congressman John Fleming, M.D. Is seeking an experienced Senior Legislative Assistant to handle a broad portfolio as a part of his Washington, D.C. staff. Minimum of 2 years experience in a previous legislative role. Defense experience desirable, strong conservative philosophy required. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Senior Legislative Assistant Position” in the subject line.
Press Secretary (NY-Based) - 6/13/2016
Congressman Donovan seeks a Press Secretary whose responsibilities will include: expanding office’s digital presence, including social media and e-mail messaging; assisting the Communications Director in preparing for press conferences and interviews; and drafting press releases and other communications material. Ideal applicant would have superb writing skills, web and digital media skills, and ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously. Applicant should have desire to grow and take on added responsibilities. Send resume and writing sample to email@example.com. Salary commensurate with experience.
Press Secretary – 6/10/2016
The House Committee on Homeland Security, Majority Staff, is seeking candidates to fill a vacancy for Press Secretary in the Committee’s Press Office. Candidate must have 5-7 years of communications/press experience, preferably some of it on the Hill; experience in message development; ability to operate quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment under pressure, with tight deadlines; excellent organization and time management skills; must be team oriented. Duties: Work with national and regional print media; field inquires; pitch stories; arrange interviews with the Chairman; arrange background interviews with staff; draft quotes from the Chairman; oversee all communications aspects, plans, strategies for the Chairman’s cyber Commission; team lead on talking points (on all topics, not just cyber). Writing, editing, statements, news releases, etc.; placing op-eds, and some speeches. Please send resumes to Resumes.CHS@mail.house.gov.
Press Aide - 6/2/2016
Senior and moderate House Republican from Florida looking to fill a press aide position. General press responsibilities include managing the member's website & social media presence, creating engaging digital media content, drafting op-eds & newsletters, and other communications activities. Candidate must have the ability to work under pressure and respond quickly to simultaneous tight deadlines and media opportunities. Candidates must have a strong work ethic, a keen attention to detail, and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. The position requires working flexible hours that include weekends and non-standard business hours. The position requires strong communication skills and the ability to interact, debate, and communicate effectively in both English and in Spanish. An ideal candidate would strive to think creatively and generate new ideas. Florida ties preferred. Candidate must have a valid driver's license and willingness to participate in transportation duties. Fluency in Spanish required - including writing and translating. Please apply to firstname.lastname@example.org with a cover letter & resume.
Full Committee Staff Counsel - 5/27/2016
The House Committee on Homeland Security is accepting applications for the position of Full Committee Staff Counsel. Ideal candidates will have prior Hill experience, and a keen understanding of the legislative process and Hill procedure (parliamentary experience will be a significant plus). The Staff Counsel will be responsible for assisting in the drafting of Committee bills and shepherding those bills through introduction, markup, and Floor consideration. He or she will also conduct legal research and analysis, assist with special projects, and brief both staff and Members of Congress. Essential qualities include a desire to take initiative, the ability to deliver high-quality products on tight deadlines, and poise under pressure. As part of the Committee’s Legal Team, the Staff Counsel must be a team player who is eager to develop new skills, further common goals, and contribute to a positive, energetic environment. Please submit resume, cover letter, and a legal writing sample to Resumes.CHS@mail.house.gov.
Legislative Assistant/Legislative Correspondent - 5/17/2016
Southern Republican office is seeking qualified candidates for a Legislative Assistant/Correspondent position based in Washington, DC. Applicants must possess a strong work ethic, exceptional writing skills, and knowledge of the legislative process. This position will provide support on a wide range of policy issues, but focus will be on appropriations, flood insurance and other Gulf Coast issues. Previous experience handling these issues is strongly preferred. An ideal candidate should be organized, detail-orientated, and a proven multi-tasker. Qualified candidates must have at least one-year of relevant Capitol Hill experience (no interns). Please send resumes to GulfCoastLA@gmail.com.
Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) - 6/20/2016
The office of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) is seeking a full-time communications intern for her Washington D.C. office for the fall of 2016. Ideal candidate must possess strong writing skills, be detail-oriented and professional. Intern will work directly with the communications director and members of the media. Responsibilities would include writing releases, monitoring social media and developing media strategies. Position is unpaid and serves to provide professional and educational value to participants. Office is flexible in allowing intern to attend hearings and briefings as well as work with LA’s on issues of their interest. Potential applicants must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment and be interested in learning more about the legislative process. Candidates with photography and graphic design experience strongly encouraged to apply. Please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com with “Communications Intern” in the subject line. Please include your approximate dates of availability. No phone calls, please.
Rep. Jackie Walorski (IN-02) - 6/20/2016
The office of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) is seeking a full-time legislative intern for her Washington D.C. office for the fall of 2016. Ideal candidate would be professional, dependable and possess a strong work ethic and writing skills. Responsibilities include phone assistance, constituent correspondence, Capitol tours and other legislative projects. Positions are unpaid and serve to provide professional and educational value to participants. Office is flexible in allowing interns to attend hearings and briefings as well as work with LA’s on issues of their interest. Candidates must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment and be interested in learning more about the legislative process. Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Legislative Intern” in the subject line. Please include your approximate dates of availability. No phone calls, please.
Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-04) - 6/14/2016
Congressman Bruce Westerman (AR-04) is currently accepting applications for his Summer II 2016 internship program in his Washington, D.C. office. 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. Roger Williams (TX-25) - 6/8/2016
Congressman Roger Williams (TX-25) is currently seeking candidates for a full-time, unpaid Fall 2016 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 email@example.com by July 31, 2016.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (CA-48) - 6/7/2016
The Office of Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) seeks a full-time intern to begin in mid-August or early September for the fall 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. Bill Johnson (OH-06) - 6/7/2016
The office of Congressman Bill Johnson (R-OH) is currently seeking highly motivated and organized applicants for a full or part-time unpaid internship for the 2016 fall internship program. The internship is scheduled to run from August 29 to December 16. Candidates should possess interest in the legislative process, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail. Responsibilities will mostly include, but are not limited to: answering phones, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, attending and summarizing hearings and/or briefings for legislative staff, and performing various administrative tasks. Ohio ties are preferred, but are not required. The months of the internship may vary depending on the availability or school schedule of the applicant. If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with "2016 Fall Internship" in the subject line. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted.
Rep. Poliquin (ME-02) - 5/17/2016
Internships in the Washington, D.C., office offer students and young professionals invaluable experience with the legislative process. Interns work side by side with experienced full-time staff, and play an integral part in the daily operations of the office. A typical day for our interns includes welcoming folks to the office, researching legislation for the Congressman and policy staff, and answering constituent calls and letters on various issues before the House. How to Apply: Please forward a resume and cover letter to: Poliquin.email@example.com