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Submit a Posting: 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.
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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 Correspondent - 9/9/2016
Conservative Midwestern Congressman seeks a Legislative Correspondent with an exceptional work ethic and strong writing skills. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, drafting correspondence, monitoring floor activity, and coordinating the intern program. Strong research and writing skills are required for this position as the Congressman places a high priority on accurate and timely correspondence. Preliminary knowledge of IQ is preferred. Please email a cover letter, resume, list of references, and an original one page essay explaining what you believe is the most American job. Email your submission to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Press Secretary/Communications Director - 9/7/2016
The Office of Congressman Michael McCaul is seeking a candidate to fill a DC-based Communications Director position. At least 2-4 years of congressional communications experience is required. A candidate must also exhibit strong writing, editing, proofreading and oral communication skills. Additionally, a candidate should have a strong understanding of print, broadcast and social media; relationships with Capitol Hill press; and thorough knowledge of the legislative process. Experience with digital design and relationships with Texas press are preferred. To be considered, please send a cover letter, resume and two brief writing samples to Resumes.TX10@mail.house.gov.
Temporary Staff Assistant - 8/30/2016
The Republican Office of the Committee on House Administration seeks an energetic and self-motivated individual to fill a paid Temporary Staff Assistant position. Working closely with Committee staff, the Temporary Staff Assistant 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. Responsibilities include assisting with answering phones, aiding in the execution of daily events and meetings, filing and scanning committee documents, helping prepare for New Member Orientation, and assisting staff with various projects. The ideal candidate would have excellent communications skills, be detail oriented, have working knowledge of graphics/video programs such as Adobe Creative Cloud, and work well as part of a team. Interested applicants should apply to CHAJobs@mail.house.gov no later than September 14, 2016.
Senior Legislative Assistant - 8/23/2016
Congressman John Fleming, M.D. is seeking an experienced Senior Legislative Assistant to handle Crime, Second Amendment, Immigration, and Internet Privacy issues in his Washington, D.C. office. Minimum of 2 years experience in a previous legislative role. Strong conservative philosophy required. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with “Senior Legislative Assistant Position” in the subject line.
Legislative Director - 8/17/2016
Southern Republican Office is seeking a Legislative Director to advance legislative and strategic priorities of the Member as leader of a fast paced legislative team. Experience in health care and/or Energy and Commerce Committee strongly preferred. Ideal candidate will have 5 years legislative experience, strong leadership and organizational skills, excellent verbal and written communications abilities, and thorough knowledge of the legislative process. Duties include managing legislative staff, monitoring and reporting on legislative and regulatory activity, overseeing mail program, and working with key constituencies to advance policy goals. Candidate must be willing to work long, sometimes unpredictable hours and be responsive at night and one weekends as needed. Email resume and cover letter to GOPLD2k16@gmail.com.
Press Aide - 8/9/2016
Senior and moderate House Republican from Florida looking to fill a press aide position. General press responsibilities include managing the member's website & social media presence, creating engaging digital media content, drafting op-eds & newsletters, and other communications activities. Candidate must have the ability to work under pressure and respond quickly to simultaneous tight deadlines and media opportunities. Candidates must have a strong work ethic, a keen attention to detail, and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. The position requires working flexible hours that include weekends and non-standard business hours. The position requires strong communication skills and the ability to interact, debate, and communicate effectively in both English and in Spanish. An ideal candidate would strive to think creatively and generate new ideas. Florida ties preferred. Candidate must have a valid driver's license and willingness to participate in transportation duties. Fluency in Spanish required - including writing and translating. Please apply to firstname.lastname@example.org with a cover letter & resume.
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (CA-48) - 9/21/2016
The Office of Congressman Dana Rohrabacher seeks a full-time intern 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. Walter B. Jones (NC-03) - 9/15/2016
The Office of Congressman Walter B. Jones is seeking full or part-time interns for the 2017 Spring Semester. Interns will gain valuable experience and knowledge of the legislative process and constituent service. Responsibilities include attending hearings, briefing and lectures, helping process tour and flag requests, handling incoming mail, giving constituents tours of the Capitol, and performing general office duties. Qualified candidates will have excellent 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. While this internship is unpaid, our staff is more than willing to work with applicants requesting credit for their internship through their school or university. If interested, please apply online at http://jones.house.gov/serving-you/internships by November 1st, 2016.
Rep. Ted Yoho (FL-03) - 9/14/2016
The Office of Congressman Ted Yoho is seeking full or part-time interns for the 2016 Fall Semester. Responsibilities include handling incoming mail, giving constituents tours of the Capitol, performing general office duties, and assisting the staff with other research and projects. Qualified candidates will have strong communication skills and the ability to work in a fast paced environment. While this internship is unpaid, our staff is more than happy to help applicants requesting credit for their internship through their school or university. If interested, please send your resume to Jamie Cicchella at Jamie.Cicchella@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Fall Internship Application.”
Pro-Life GOP Internship - 9/14/2016
Pro-life conservative congressman is seeking a full-time, paid intern to start in early October 2016. Ideal candidates are strong conservatives with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Previous House-side Hill experience is strongly preferred, but not required. Responsibilities include answering phones and greeting visitors, sorting mail, facilitating Capitol tours, attending meetings/hearings, and assisting legislative staff. Interested candidates should email their resume to email@example.com with the subject line “Internship Application”.
Rep. Daniel Webster (FL-10) - 9/12/2016
The Office of Congressman Daniel Webster is seeking full or part-time interns for the 2016 Fall Semester. Interns will gain valuable experience and knowledge of the legislative process and constituent service. Responsibilities include attending hearings, briefing and lectures, helping process tour and flag requests, handling incoming mail, giving constituents tours of the Capitol, and performing general office duties. Qualified candidates will have excellent 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. While this internship is unpaid, our staff is more than willing to work with applicants requesting credit for their internship through their school or university. If interested, please send your resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Laura Murtha at Laura.Murtha@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Fall Internship Application.”
Rep. Bill Johnson (OH-06) - 9/12/2016
The office of Congressman Bill Johnson is currently seeking conservative, highly motivated, and organized applicants for an immediate full or part-time unpaid internship. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org with "2016 Fall Internship" in the subject line. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted.
Rep. Steve Scalise (LA-01) - 9/8/2016
The Office of the House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is looking for full and part-time interns for the Fall 2016 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 two references to email@example.com.
Conservative House Leadership Member - 8/31/2016
A conservative member of House Republican leadership is currently accepting applications for an open paid internship position. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, researching legislative issues, conducting Capitol tours, attending briefings & hearings, and assisting the Member and staff with data management. In addition the applicant should expect to work on special projects related to the Member’s leadership responsibilities. The ideal candidate will possess strong written and oral communication skills, as well as the ability to complete assignments quickly and accurately in a fast-paced office environment. The ideal candidate will also be a self-starter, organized, and able to multi-task efficiently. Full time availability and a commitment to serve now until mid- to late December are required. Any interested candidate should email his or her resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rep. Will Hurd (TX-23) - 8/30/2016
Rep. Will Hurd’s office is looking for fall unpaid interns to help our legislative and press teams. This is a great opportunity in particular for any students with an interest in national security, cybersecurity, and technology policy – Rep. Hurd is a member of the House Committee on Homeland Security, serving as Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security, and of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, serving as Chair of the Subcommittee on Information Technology. Spanish speaking abilities preferred, but not required. If interested, please email email@example.com with your resume and brief cover letter. For more information, please visit our website at https://hurd.house.gov/services/internships.
Rep. Steven Palazzo (MS-04) - 8/30/2016
The Office of Congressman Steven Palazzo is seeking candidates for its Washington D.C. Fall internship program. Responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to, answering phone calls, assisting with the mail program, providing constituent tours, attending briefings, and providing research for the legislative staff. Qualified candidates will have excellent 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. Interns receive a small stipend to assist with living expenses. Mississippi ties are preferred but not required. Please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (PA-08) - 8/23/2016
Office of Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick currently is accepting internship applications for the upcoming fall in our Washington, DC offices. Intern responsibilities include researching legislation, attending hearings and briefings, answering phones, responding to constituent letters, and other day-to-day office duties. A congressional internship is a great opportunity to learn about the legislative process and the constituent service operations of a congressional office. Interested candidates should submit their cover letter, resume, and a completed copy of our application (link below). If you have any questions, please call (202) 225-4276 or email Mark McDonald at email@example.com. The deadline to apply is August 26. http://fitzpatrick.house.gov/internships
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (IL-16) - 8/18/2016
Congressman Adam Kinzinger is looking for unpaid interns in his Washington, DC office for the 2016 Fall semester. Interns will observe the inner workings of a Congressional office while gaining firsthand knowledge of the legislative process. Responsibilities include leading Capitol tours, answering phones, greeting constituents, assisting staff with legislative projects, and attending briefings and hearings. Ideal candidates should have a strong work ethic, be energetic and engaging, and possess a positive attitude. Candidates with Illinois ties are encouraged to apply. Please send resume and cover letter (with availability) to internsIL16@gmail.com.
Republican Congressman - 8/17/2016
Republican Congressman’s DC office is currently seeking unpaid interns for fall 2016 where interns will gain valuable exposure to and knowledge of the legislative process, communications, and the United States Congress. Duties include drafting constituent correspondence, greeting constituents and answering phones, drafting social media posts and press releases, performing legislative research, leading tours of the Capitol, attending policy briefings and meetings, and conducting research and additional tasks to assist the communications and legislative teams. We are seeking hard-working and detail-oriented college students with outstanding communication and time management skills. Applicants should have an ability to work in a fast-paced environment, have basic computer skills, possess excellent writing skills, and have an enthusiastic attitude. Interns are accepted throughout the year on both a full and part-time basis. To apply for an internship in the DC office, please submit a resume to Taylor.Elliott@mail.house.gov.
Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) - 8/12/2016
The office of Congressman Jeff Fortenberry is seeking full and part-time interns for the fall semester in its DC office. Interns engage in a variety of tasks, and their responsibilities are assigned based on interests, capabilities, and the needs of the office. Interns will have the opportunity to hone their legislative research and writing skills and interact with senior legislative staff; attend hearings and briefings on Capitol Hill; assist with media/communications tasks and gain proficiency in IQ; and participate in our office’s top priority, constituent outreach, by leading tours, greeting visitors, and answering phones. Exceptional interns in the past have gotten opportunities to write constituent letters and contribute to constituent and staff meetings on and around Capitol Hill. If you are interested in applying for one of the most robust internship programs on the Hill, please submit a cover letter including the reason you would like an internship in Congressman Fortenberry’s office, your résumé, two writing samples, and references to NE01internships@gmail.com.
Rep. Bill Huizenga (MI-02) - 8/10/2016
The office of Congressman Bill Huizenga is currently seeking interns to work in his Capitol Hill office for Fall 2016. Interns will work in a fast-paced Congressional Office, gaining firsthand exposure and knowledge of the legislative process and the United States Congress. Duties include assisting the legislative staff with policy research and projects, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, attending committee hearings and briefings, and aiding in constituent correspondence. While internships are unpaid, but provide students with valuable Hill experience. Our office is more than happy to accommodate busy school schedules. Connections to West Michigan are a plus, but not necessary. Interested candidates should complete the internship application available on the Congressman’s website: http://huizenga.house.gov/constituentservices/internships.htm. If you have any questions, please contact Ben Ridder at (202) 225-4401 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rep. Todd Young (IN-09) - 8/9/2016
Congressman Todd Young is looking for unpaid interns in his Washington, DC office for the 2016 Fall semester. Interns will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a Congressional office. Responsibilities include, answering phones, leading Capitol tours, assisting staff with legislative projects, and attending briefings and hearings. Qualified candidates should be detail-oriented, have a strong work ethic, exceptional organizational and communication skills, and a positive attitude. Candidates with Indiana ties are encouraged to apply. Please send resume and cover letter (with availability) to Daniel.Cheever@mail.house.gov
Rep. Bill Shuster (PA-09) - 8/8/2016
The office of Congressman Bill Shuster is currently seeking interns for the Fall of 2016. Candidates should be a self-motivated, team player that is ready to work in a fast-paced environment. Duties include, but are not limited to: opening mail, answering phones, constituent correspondence, attending briefings, assisting with legislative research, and providing aid to staff-members with various projects. The ideal candidate will be a hard-working, detail oriented professional with strong oral and written communication skills. Pennsylvania and district ties are preferred, but not required. Although this position is unpaid, we will work with the student to fulfill requirements for school credit programs. Interested candidates should email PA09jobs@gmail.com with a resume and a cover letter.
Rep. Tom Reed (NY-23) - 8/8/2016
The Washington D.C. office of Congressman Tom Reed is currently seeking full – or part – time interns for the Fall 2016 semester. Ideal candidates should be professional, dependable, and possess strong communication skills. Intern responsibilities include answering phones, giving guided tours of the Capitol, constituent correspondence, attending hearing and briefings, and other legislative projects. Internships are unpaid, but are a great opportunity to gain professional and educational experience. Candidates must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment and be interested in learning more about the legislative process. New York ties are a plus, but not required. Interested applicants should send their resume, cover letter, and a writing sample with the subject line “Fall Internship” to email@example.com.
Rep. Joseph Pitts (PA-16) - 8/5/2016
The Office of Congressman Joseph R. Pitts is seeking candidates for its Washington D.C. internship program who are available for the fall. The internship provides a remarkable experience for students and recent college graduates to contribute to the nation’s political process and to see how Congress works firsthand. Ideal candidates will have the following: strong communication and organizational skills, a conservative political philosophy, motivation, an interest in public service, and knowledge of public affairs. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phones, conducting Capitol tours, researching legislation, assisting with mail distribution, and attending hearings and briefings. Internships are unpaid, but interns will gain invaluable work experience. Pennsylvania ties are preferred but not required. Please send a resume, cover letter, and references to PA16internship@gmail.com. No calls or walk-ins please.