Jan 24, 2010

Washington, DC Job Leads

* Please note in additional to the leads below, our office in Washington is now accepting applications / resumes for the staff assistant position. Send me your resume if interested.

January 21, 2010
Legislative Assistant – Republican Congressman Frank Wolf (VA-10) is seeking a legislative assistant to handle health care and budget issues. Candidates must have at least one year of experience as an LA to be considered. Writing samples will be required as part of interview process. Fax resume and cover letter to: (202) 225-0437. Please, no calls or e-mails. Note: Whether a candidate follows directions is a criteria for hiring

Unpaid Intern - Republican Congressman John Kline (MN-02) is currently seeking a full time intern for the 2010 spring semester. Candidates should have an interest in public policy and the legislative process. Interns will have the opportunity to attend committee hearings and briefings and assist the legislative team with research and constituent correspondence. Responsibilities will also include: answering phones, processing constituent mail, conducting tours of the Capitol, and performing other general office duties. Applicants should be enthusiastic, reliable, and hard-working. Minnesota ties are preferred but not required. Interested candidates should fax their resume and cover letter to (202) 225-2595 or email clair.silliman@mail.house.gov .

January 18, 2010
Paid Internship – Republican Congressman Lee Terry (NE-02) is seeking a spring semester intern to work in his Washington, D.C. office. The intern will have the opportunity to attend committee hearings, conduct research for legislative staff, and experience all aspects of work in a congressional office. Administrative duties will include answering the phone, sorting mail and other tasks as assigned. The start date and hours are flexible. Candidates should be currently enrolled undergraduate students, though recent college graduates might be considered. Preference will be given to applicants with Midwest ties. An interested candidate should send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to brenda.plantikow@mail.house.gov.

January 14, 2010
Legislative Assistant – Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA), an active Member on the Energy and Commerce Committee and Co-Chair of the Natural Gas Caucus, is seeking a candidate with substantial policy background and legislative experience on energy, environment, and climate issues. The applicant should demonstrate extensive knowledge of America’s energy and environment policy. Skills include superior writing and editing; mature demeanor with the ability to build and maintain relations on and off the Hill; superior analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy; understanding of how to shape message and build coalitions to support proposals; ability to work on complex policy issues. Other policy issues could include tax, trade, telecommunications, steel caucus and other economic issues. Specific duties include brief Member on relevant policy developments, work legislative hearings and mark-ups, formulate legislative proposals, interact with federal agencies and government affairs representatives, draft and aggressively move legislation. Hill, agency or Executive Branch experience helpful, as candidate must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Please email cover letter and resume to PA18.energy@mail.house.gov with "Energy LA" in the subject line. No calls, drop-ins, or faxes, please.

Staff Assistant - Senior California Republican seeks enthusiastic, personable, well-organized staff assistant to answer phones, distribute incoming mail, handle constituent tour and flag requests. Must have strong verbal and written communication skills. California background required. Please fax a cover letter and resume to 202-225-1100. No phone calls, please.

Unpaid Interns - Republican Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) is seeking unpaid interns for the Summer 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. Ties to Virginia’s First Congressional District are preferred but not required. Interested candidates should fax their resume and cover letter to (202) 225-4382 or email gordon.neal@mail.house.gov .

Unpaid Interns - The office of Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) is currently seeking 2 full-time interns for the spring semester of 2010 in the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include conducting tours of the Capitol, answering the telephones, organizing and inputting constituent correspondence, and aiding legislative staff on special projects. Interns are also given the opportunity to attend hearings and briefings to enhance their experience on Capitol Hill. Successful candidates will be highly motivated, detail oriented, and able to multi-task. This is an unpaid internship that, dependant upon your institution, may be eligible for college credit. Qualified applicants should send a resume and cover letter to danielle.barrow@mail.house.gov .

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.

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.

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