Nov 23, 2009

Job Leads in Washington, DC

Lastest Job Openings in Republican offices on Capitol Hill:


November 16, 2009
Spring Interns - Congressman Ted Poe’s office is seeking unpaid interns for the Spring 2010 semester. Main responsibilities include answering phones, drafting letters, researching legislative issues, attending meetings/hearings as needed and giving tours of the Capitol. Candidates should be self motivated, enthusiastic, a team-player, flexible, and computer-literate. This is a great opportunity for college students seeking to gain academic credit. Candidates interested in gaining experience with the Foreign Affairs and Judiciary committees are encouraged to apply. Texas ties a plus. Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Johnna Carlson at johnna.carlson@mail.house.gov.

Internships - The Office of Congresswoman Kay Granger is looking for bright, motivated, and responsible students who are interested in gaining experience in legislative affairs to apply for spring and summer internships in our Washington, DC office. The internships provide students an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a Representative’s office and to acquire a fuller understanding of the Legislative Branch of the Federal Government. Students pursuing all courses of study will be considered. No minimum GPA is required, however good communication, analytical skills, and academic excellence will reflect favorably on the candidate. Applicants must be a sophomore, junior or senior. Although this position is unpaid, we will work with the student to fulfill requirements for school credit programs. Intern Duties include: *Conduct tours of the Capitol, *Attend committee hearings and write briefs, *Perform constituent services, *Assist with federal inquiries, *Assist staff with projects, *Complete intern assignments as requested. Please email the following information to whitney.marion@mail.house.gov : application (to download, visit http://kaygranger.house.gov/index.cfm?sectionid=75&sectiontree=75), resume, copy of latest transcript, and a letter of recommendation. Application Deadlines: November 20, 2009 for Spring 2010 internships. Please Note: This is a House of Representative office, not a campaign office.

November 12, 2009
Scheduler - Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins (KS-02) is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill the position of Scheduler. Scheduler responsibilities include processing all Washington scheduling requests, coordinating Member and staff travel to and from the district and working with the Chief of Staff and Member to make sure the daily schedule is both efficient and effective. Ideal candidate must have exceptional organizational and communication skills and be willing and able to adapt to get the job done in a stressful environment. A mastery of Microsoft Outlook is a must. Hill or other scheduling experience is a major plus and Kansas ties are preferred but not required. Starting pay commensurate with experience. Please send resume and cover letter to ks02jobs@gmail.com. Please reference the scheduler opening in subject line.
November 9, 2009
Legislative Correspondent - Rep. John Kline (R-MN-02) seeks a Legislative Correspondent (LC) for his Washington office. Candidate must have demonstrated knowledge of the legislative process, excellent writing, and organization skills. The ideal applicant will have Hill experience, knowledge of IQ, significant writing experience, and be able to handle a large volume of mail. Minnesota/Midwest ties are preferred, but not required. Interested applicants should email resume, cover letter and writing sample to MN02jobs@mail.house.gov. No phone calls, faxes or drop-offs please.

Interns - The office of Congressman Buck McKeon (CA 25), Ranking Republican member of the House Armed Services Committee, is seeking unpaid Interns to fill positions for Spring 2010 (January – April). Main responsibilities include answering phones, processing mail, drafting constituent correspondence letters, researching legislative issues, attending meetings/hearings as needed and giving tours of the Capitol. There will also be opportunities to attend receptions and seminars that interest you. Candidates should be self motivated, enthusiastic, flexible, and computer-literate. This is a great opportunity for college students seeking academic credit. Applicants must be able to make a minimum commitment of four days a week. California ties a plus. Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Mimma Faudale at mimma.faudale@mail.house.gov

November 5, 2009
Spring Internships - Congressman Erik Paulsen’s office is currently accepting applications for unpaid internships in the District office in Eden Prairie, MN and in Washington, D.C. for the spring semester. A Congressional internship offers applicants an exciting opportunity to support staff while learning about the daily operations of the Legislative branch. Interns will assist the staff with constituent services, communications, administrative tasks, and legislative research. Congressman Paulsen’s Internship Program is designed primarily for the educational benefit of the participant. Interns working in the District Office have the opportunity to contribute to the office’s interaction with the surrounding community through constituent services, local events, and community meetings. Interns in the Washington, D.C. Office will gain insight into the federal government and the legislative process by working closely with staff and attending hearings and briefings. Candidates should have a strong work ethic, be highly organized and motivated, and possess a positive attitude. This internship is unpaid. College credit, if applicable, will be provided.Qualified applicants should send their cover letter and resume to Krysta Carlson at Krysta.Carlson1@mail.house.gov.

November 2, 2009
Legislative Director - Congressman Doc Hastings seeks a Legislative Director to implement legislative agenda, manage legislative staff, oversee constituent correspondence system, and follow floor proceedings. Demonstrated knowledge of the legislative process, sound judgment and superb writing skills are required. Legislative experience on Capitol Hill is required. Applicants should email a resume and cover letter to resumesWA04@mail.house.gov

Unpaid Spring Interns - Congressman James Sensenbrenner (R-WI) is currently seeking unpaid spring interns with conservative values, who are available to start in January or early February. Interns will be responsible for maintaining general front office duties including answering phones, conducting and scheduling tours, logging and writing office correspondence, and a variety of other administrative tasks. Applicants should be detail oriented, punctual, and have excellent communication skills. Wisconsin ties are preferred. Interested candidates should direct their cover letter and resume to Joseph Zapf at joseph.zapf@mail.house.gov. No phone calls please.

October 29, 2009
Website Manager/Legislative/Communications Assistant:- Florida Republican is seeking an experienced website manager with strong background in new media and managing email lists and databases. This is a unique position that also includes some legislative/press duties. This is the perfect position for someone who is tech savvy, who would like the opportunity to do more substantive legislative/press work, including committee responsibilities. Previous Hill experience of at least two years managing websites, overseeing e newsletters, teletown halls and new media a must. Send resume to Legassistant2009@gmail.com.

Paid Internship – Congressman Henry Brown (SC-01) seeks interns in his Washington, DC office. Duties include conducting Capitol tours, assisting with constituent calls and requests, sorting correspondence, attending hearings and briefings, researching legislative issues, drafting letters and assisting staff with various office duties. Successful candidates will be motivated, hard working, and able to work as part of a team. South Carolina ties are strongly preferred. College students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will be able to start immediately and continue through the Spring. Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to Amber Ford at scdcintern@gmail.com with “Internship” in the subject line.
Spring Internship - The office of Congressman Connie Mack (FL-14) is currently seeking unpaid interns for spring internships beginning early January. Responsibilities include conducting tours of the Capitol, answering the telephones, organizing and inputting mail, and aiding legislative staff on special projects. Interns will also have the opportunity to attend hearings and briefings. Florida ties are preferred but not required. Please send resume and cover letter to mack.internship@gmail.com

Spring Interns - The office of Congressman Pete Olson (R-TX-22) is seeking interns for the Spring of 2010. Duties include answering phones, sorting correspondence, giving Capitol tours to constituents, assisting the Staff Assistant with other basic front office duties, and any other duties as requested by staff members. Candidates should have a strong work ethic, be highly organized and motivated, and have a “no task is too big or too small attitude”. This internship is unpaid. Qualified applicants should send a completed application, cover letter, and resume to the Intern Coordinator at Ademide@mail.house.gov. The deadline for submission is November 30, 2009. To request an application, e-mail Ademide Adedokun at Ademide@mail.house.gov.

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