Jan 12, 2010

Latest Job Leads on Capitol Hill


January 11, 2010
Experienced Office Administrator/Scheduler – Republican Member is seeking experienced office administrator/scheduler for active, energetic office. Must have significant organizational ability and excellent oral and written communication skills. Thorough knowledge of House office accounts or comparable financial system would be a plus. New Jersey ties preferred. Please submit a resume and cover letter, identifying the position by title, and any other information you feel is relevant to opportunity2442@gmail.com .
Scheduler - Senior House Republican seeks a scheduler. Congressional and scheduling experience preferred, along with Kentucky connections. Please send resumes to HouseofRep.jobs@mail.house.gov.

Staff Assistant - New Jersey Republican seeks highly-motivated, personable individual to serve as Staff Assistant to handle front office responsibilities. Duties include front office coordination, fielding constituent correspondence, scheduling and delegating constituent tours, overseeing constituent services such as flag and greeting requests, and assisting with correspondence.  Responsibilities will also include assisting the senior staff with various projects and opportunities may arise for more substantive legislative work as well. Applicant must have strong writing skills and outgoing personality. Please submit a resume and cover letter, identifying the position by title, and any other information you feel is relevant to opportunity2442@gmail.com .

Paid Internship - A Midwestern conservative Republican is currently seeking pro-life conservative internship applicants with a good work ethic to start immediately for the winter/spring semester. This internship provides an opportunity to observe and interact with the inner-workings of a Congressional office, as well as provide learning opportunities though attending hearings, briefings, conducting tours of the Capitol, and assisting office staff with various duties and projects. Full-time interns will receive a one time stipend of $500 at the end of the internship. Interested parties should send a resume, cover letter, and references to hillinternship11@gmail.com. Midwest ties preferred but not required.

January 5, 2010
Legislative Assistant - Congressman Doc Hastings seeks a Legislative Assistant to work with Legislative Director and Senior Legislative Assistant to implement agenda. Applicant must have excellent writing skills, knowledge of the legislative process, and the ability to work in a team oriented environment. Capitol Hill experience is required. Please email resume and cover letter to resumeswa04@mail.house.gov.

Scheduler/Executive Assistant – The office of Congressman David Dreier (CA-26) is looking for an experienced Scheduler/Executive Assistant. Hill experience is strongly preferred. California ties are a plus, but not required. Please email resume and cover letter to Alisa Do at alisa.do@mail.house.gov.

December 31, 2009
Legislative Correspondent - The Office of Congressman Randy Forbes (R-VA) is seeking a Legislative Correspondent. The position will include writing legislative mail and has the potential to include other legislative duties. Demonstrated writing skills, attention to detail, and a strong work ethic are a must. Ties to Virginia and experience with CapCor are preferred. Please email resume, cover letter, and a sample constituent letter to va04jobs@mail.house.gov with subject line: “Legislative Correspondent”. No calls or faxes, please.

Internship - Congressman Tim Murphy (PA-18) is currently accepting applications for Spring interns. Responsibilities include: conducting Capitol tours, assisting with constituent calls and requests, handling flag requests, processing mail, researching legislative issues, and attending hearings and briefings. Southwestern Pennsylvania ties are preferred but not required. Interested applicants should e-mail a resume and cover letter to michael.thom@mail.house.gov with ‘Internship’ in the subject.

December 28, 2009
Legislative Aide – Congressman McClintock is seeking a Leg Aide for his DC office. Responsibilities include assisting with constituent mail: sorting mail, drafting responses, and using the IQ program. This position also requires tackling various research projects for the Congressman, providing support for legislative staff, and processing community casework requests for federal government grants. Excellent writing skills are a must, as well as an ability to multi-task and a desire to learn and grow in the position. This position requires interaction as a team member in a small office. Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to: ca04.jobs@mail.house.gov, please include “LegAide” in the subject line.

Intern - Congressman Bob Goodlatte (VA-6) is seeking an intern for his Washington D.C. office to assist his staff with various legislative and administrative responsibilities. Duties include but are not limited to legislative research, answering phones, opening and sorting mail, attending committee hearings and assisting the rest of the staff with day-to-day responsibilities. This internship is a unique opportunity for individuals to gain first-hand experience of the legislative process while working in a dynamic office environment. This position is unpaid, available immediately and subject to flexible scheduling. Interested individuals may fax cover letter and resume to (202)225-9681 or e-mail them to zach.agee@mail.house.gov.

Spring Interns - Congressman Sam Graves (MO-06) is looking for Spring interns for his Washington DC office. Applicants should possess conservative values, be personable, and have strong writing skills. Duties include administrative tasks, attending hearings, leading capitol tours for constituents, and helping legislative staff with research on important projects. There will also be an opportunity to work on issues that interest him or her. Position is great for Capitol Hill experience. Start and end dates are negotiable and both part/full-time positions are available. Interested applicants should send resume and brief cover letter summarizing their interest in working for Rep. Graves to Caitlin.Callahan@mail.house.gov with “Spring Internship” as the subject.

December 21, 2009
Intern - The congressional office for New Jersey District 2 (NJ-02) seeks applicants for an intern position in the DC office for the spring 2010 semester, beginning in January and going through May. The ideal candidate will call New Jersey their home and possess an interest in politics. Current students and recent graduates are welcome to apply. A strong writing background is preferred. Our interns assist staff with giving tours of the Capitol, answering phones, data entry, sorting mail and general clerical duties. They will also occasionally attend public hearings or briefings and can conduct research for legislative staff. This is a good opportunity to see how a congressional office works. Additionally, interns will gain professional office experience useful for future career choices. Applicants must be available at a least two to three full days per week. Please email your resume and cover letter to NJ02Spring2010@mail.house.gov.

December 17, 2009
Communications Director – Conservative Republican Congressman in search of a Communications Director to manage active and aggressive press operation. Candidate should possess strong writing skills and have an ability to message a variety of major policy issues. Candidate should also be a highly-motivated self-starter who is able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, including drafting statements, speeches, and press releases; devising an overall media strategy; and managing communication with and inquiries from the media. Looking for a team player who brings a “no job is too small” attitude to the office with a genuine interest in conservative issues and Republican politics. Capitol Hill experience is preferred, background working with national media a plus. Please email resume, references, and 2 writing samples to pressjob2010@gmail.com

Speechwriter/Senior Policy Advisor - Midwest Republican is currently seeking an experienced Speechwriter and Senior Policy Advisor. Candidate must have impeccable writing skills, be well versed in a broad range of policy issues, and possess a thorough understanding of the legislative process. Previous legislative management experience is a plus. Position offers significant growth potential. Qualified candidates should submit resume, brief writing sample, and three references to OH3jobs@mail.house.gov. Please no phone calls, unsolicited emails to staff or drop bys.
Internship - The office of Congressman Jeff Flake has an internship opening for the ‘winter semester’. The date range is January 4th through April 23rd, Monday through Friday. AZ ties encouraged. Please send resume and letter of intent to nikki.bullock@mail.house.gov (indicate INTERN in the subject line).

December 14, 2009
Legislative Correspondent - Rep. Pete Olson (TX-22) seeks a Legislative Correspondent (LC) for his Washington office. Candidate must have demonstrated knowledge of the legislative process, excellent writing and organization skills. Job Duties include managing correspondence for the Congressman through Intranet Quorum (IQ), handling issue areas, and assisting Legislative Team. The ideal applicant will have Hill experience, significant writing experience, and be able to handle a large volume of mail. Texas ties strongly preferred. Interested applicants should email resume, cover letter and writing sample to Texas22Jobs@gmail.com. No phone calls, faxes or drop-offs please.

Office Manager/Press Assistant - The Republican Staff of the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming is seeking an office manager/press assistant. The position will assist with all staff-support activities. These responsibilities include, but are not limited to, administrative and payroll paperwork, budget oversight, staff-requested assistance with research, and other miscellaneous tasks. Further, the position will serve as intern coordinator and be responsible for acquiring interns and overseeing intern activities. The position will also assist the Communications Director with daily clips and press releases. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to EIGWR.Jobs@mail.house.gov or fax it to 202-225-0095.

Internship - Congressman Steve Austria (OH-7) is currently seeking interns for the spring 2010 semester for his Washington, DC, Springfield and Lancaster district offices. This internship will provide individuals with the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience in a Congressional office and a greater understanding of the legislative process. Intern responsibilities generally include answering phones, logging and drafting constituent correspondence, and aiding staff with various projects. Intern duties in the Washington, DC office also include scheduling and conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol building. The ideal candidate will be detail oriented and possess strong written and oral communications skills. Ohio ties are preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should send a brief cover letter and resume (including grade level, major and cumulative GPA) to Intern.OH07@gmail.com.

December 10, 2009

Legislative Correspondent - Rep. Randy Neugebauer (R-TX) seeks a Legislative Correspondent. Candidate must have excellent writing skills, solid working knowledge of the legislative process and current issues, and the ability to use Internet Quorum (IQ). Must be a self-starter, able to maintain deadlines without constant supervision and able to manage sizeable amounts of incoming and outgoing mail. Texas ties as well as previous Hill experience are preferred. Interested applicants should email resume, cover letter and writing sample to TX19jobs@mail.house.gov. No phone calls, faxes or drop-offs please.

Internship (unpaid) - Congressman Frank D. Lucas (R-OK) is currently seeking interns for the spring of 2010 for his Washington DC office. The internship involves assisting with incoming mail, researching legislative issues, attending lectures and hearings, giving tours, working with legislative staff on special projects and assisting with other general office duties. Candidates must be self-starters, detail oriented, have excellent writing and communication skills, and be able to multi-task. This is a great opportunity for college students and graduates seeking Capitol Hill experience. Please email your cover letter and resume to Jason.Grassie@mail.house.gov. Oklahomans are encouraged to apply.

Intern - Congressman John Boozman (AR-3) has an immediate opening for a Spring internship in his Washington, DC office. Ideal candidates will be highly motivated, dependable, and professional individuals. Interns will have the opportunity to learn the legislative process and gain valuable Capitol Hill experience by assisting with administrative and legislative tasks, answering phones, sorting mail and conducting Capitol tours. Arkansas ties are encouraged, but not required. Interested candidates should send résumé and cover letter to catherine.mckinney@mail.house.gov.

Paid Internship - Congressman Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is seeking interns to work in his Capitol Hill office. Rep. McCarthy represents California’s 22nd Congressional District which includes most of Kern County, several communities in San Luis Obispo County and the Lancaster area of Los Angeles County. Recognized as a “rising star” by Roll Call, Capitol Hill’s newspaper, he serves on the Financial Services and House Administration Committees. As Chief Deputy Republican Whip, he also serves as part of the Republican Leadership team. Interns assist with policy research and projects, constituent services such as leading tours of the Capitol, and general office administrative duties. The internship is an excellent opportunity for college students to learn how Congress works. Join our dynamic office and experience first-hand the political and public policy process. Applicants should have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Both paid and unpaid internships are available. To apply, please complete the internship application available on the website: https://owa.house.gov/exchweb/bin/redir.asp?URL=http://www.kevinmccarthy.house.gov/. Include days and times available, attach a resume, and send to mailto:marysue.englund@mail.house.gov..

December 7, 2009

Unpaid Intern - The Office of Congressman Bill Shuster (PA-09) is seeking unpaid interns for the Spring of 2010 in his Washington, DC office. Candidates should be self-motivated, team players that are ready to work in a faced-paced environment. The internship will provide individuals with an opportunity to gain a hands-on experience in a Congressional office while gaining a valuable understanding of the Legislative Branch of the Federal Government. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: answering phones, sorting constituent mail, attending committee hearings and briefings for staff, data entry, and giving tours of the Capitol. Although this position is unpaid, we will work with the student to fulfill requirements for school credit programs. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and 1-3 page writing sample to PA09jobs@gmail.com with Spring Internship in the subject line.

December 3, 2009

Press Secretary - Midwest Republican Congressman in search of an energetic, driven, and media savvy press secretary. Candidate should possess strong writing skills and have a firm grasp of major policy issues. Candidate should also be a highly-motivated self-starter who is able to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously, including drafting statements, speeches, and press releases; devising an overall media strategy – both online and print; and managing communication with and inquiries from the media. Looking for a team player who embraces new challenges and brings a “no job is too small” attitude to the job. Capitol Hill experience is preferred. Please email resume and 2 writing samples to press.secretary2010@gmail.com

Spring Interns - The office of Congressman Anh “Joseph” Cao currently has openings for Spring Internships in the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include answering phones, greeting visitors in the front office, organizing and distributing mail, managing tour requests of the Capitol and other government facilities, and assisting legislative staff in research and writing projects. Strong writing skills and Louisiana ties are desired. Please email cover letter, resume, and references to jobswithcao@gmail.com with “Spring Internship ‘10” for the subject line.

Unpaid Internship - Republican Governor is requesting resumes for hard working, detail oriented, and self motivated students interested in a unique and active internship program in his Washington, D.C. Office. The candidate will gain valuable intergovernmental experience learning the state’s role in Federal Relations. You must be friendly, have basic administrative skills, and the drive to work hard in a small office environment. Please email resume to mailto:craig@nevadadc.org .

Unpaid Interns - The Office of Congressman Paul Broun (GA-10) is seeking unpaid interns for the Spring of 2010 in his Washington, DC office. This internship is a perfect opportunity to gain Capitol Hill experience for individuals with an interest in public policy. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, greeting visitors, answering phones, sorting constituent mail, data entry, conducting Capitol tours, occasionally attending hearings, and assisting staff members. Applicants should have basic knowledge of the legislative system and possess strong organization and communication skills. Georgia ties are preferred but not required; energetic, hard working self-starters that have the ability to multi-task and work well under pressure are encouraged to apply. This position can be either full or part-time with flexible scheduling available. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to GA10internship@gmail.com, with “Spring Internship” in the subject line. No drop ins or phone calls please.

Unpaid interns - Republican Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) is seeking unpaid interns for the Spring of 2010. Candidates should have an interest in public policy. Interns will have the opportunity to attend committee hearings and briefings for staff members, assist in the constituent correspondence process, as well as assist with other constituent services. Responsibilities include: taking phone calls, processing constituent mail, and performing other general office duties. Applicants should be interested in the legislative process, enthusiastic, reliable, and hard-working. Full or part time internships with flexible schedules are available. Candidates who reside in Virginia’s First Congressional District are preferred. Interested candidates should fax their resume and cover letter to (202) 225-4382 or email gordon.neal@mail.house.gov.

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