Mar 12, 2010

Latest Job Leads in DC

March 11, 2010

Legislative Correspondent - Midwestern conservative Republican seeks an experienced Legislative Correspondent for their DC office. Responsibilities include drafting constituent correspondence and maintaining a legislative portfolio centered on education, pro-life, and pro-family policy. Further responsibilities include briefing the Representative on relevant policy developments, as well as drafting legislation and memos. Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills are a must. Ideal candidates will have at least one year of Capitol Hill experience. Interested candidates should their email resume, cover letter, references, and writing sample to Midwest ties are preferred but not required.

Paid Interns -The Republican House Policy Committee is looking for motivated individuals to assist a leadership office in networking, researching policy, data building and analysis, and some administrative work for the Spring Semester. The internship will NOT require constituent mail work, guided tours of the Capitol, flag requests, and other tasks normally associated with internships in a Congressional office. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and one writing sample to

March 8, 2010

Unpaid Intern - Republican Congressman John Kline (MN-02) is currently seeking a full time intern for the remainder of 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 .

March 4, 2010

Legislative Assistant - The Office of Congressman Adam Putnam (R-FL) seeks a Legislative Assistant for the DC office whose primary focus will be healthcare. Qualified applicants will have excellent writing skills, a strong understanding of the legislative process, and a background in healthcare policy. Responsibilities will include briefing the Congressman on relevant policy developments and upcoming votes as well as drafting legislation, memos and constituent correspondence. The ideal candidate will have significant Hill experience and the ability to complete assignments in a timely manner. Florida ties a plus. Please email resume, cover letter, and a writing sample letter with subject line: LA Resume. No calls, drop-ins, or faxes, please.

Legislative Correspondent - Senior Northeast Republican seeks a Legislative Correspondent for DC office. Responsibilities include processing all constituent mail in a timely manner and requires: printing letters, managing incoming emails, drafting constituent responses, and using the IQ computer program. Further responsibilities include a thorough knowledge of website management: including posting pictures, adding text and sending weekly E-newsletter. Excellent writing skills are a must, as well as the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. This position requires strong interpersonal and analytical skills. Candidates must be a self-starter and have the ability to interact as a team member in a small office. New Jersey ties are preferred. Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample and three references to

Internship - Congressman Kevin McCarthy (CA-22) is accepting applications for paid and unpaid DC internships beginning mid-April. 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 to learn how Congress works. Join a dynamic office and experience first-hand the political and public policy process. Applicants must have at least junior standing and a 3.0 GPA; college graduates also encouraged to apply. To apply, please complete the internship application available on the website: Include days and times available, attach a resume and writing sample, and send to .

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

Spring Internship – The office of Congressman Darrell Issa is looking for motivated, hard-working interns to begin the week of March 15th in the Washington, DC office. The internship is unpaid and both full and part-time applicants are encouraged to apply. Interns are responsible for assisting the legislative staff with research, attending hearings and briefings, leading visitors on tours of the Capitol and answering phones. Interested applicants should e-mail cover letter, resume and a short writing sample to .

March 1, 2010

Interns - Congressman Lamborn’s office is now accepting applications for this Summer’s 2010 Congressional Leadership Program. This paid Associate Program is an experience unique to Congressman Lamborn’s office and is open to students and graduates who have completed at least 2 years of college. Strong ties to the fifth Congressional District in Colorado are a must. For more information on the Congressional Leadership Program and to apply, please visit the internship section at

February 25, 2010

Legislative Assistant - The Office of Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX) seeks a proactive Legislative Assistant for the DC office whose primary focus will be growth and administration of the Victim’s Rights Caucus, a bi-partisan effort that advocates and provides a voice for all victims of all types of crime. Qualified applicants will have experience in meeting planning and building coalitions. A secondary component of this position is handling legislative issue areas, such as; Humanities, House Administration, Labor, Education, Housing, Women’s and Civil Rights, Consumer Protection, Government Reforms, Social Security and Agriculture. These responsibilities include formulating and writing legislation, briefing the Congressman on relevant policy developments and staffing the Member. The ideal candidate will have Hill experience, able to manage multiple projects at the same time and perform well under tight deadlines. Strong interpersonal, writing and analytical skills are a must. Candidates must be a self-starter and have a proven record of implementing legislative initiatives. Texas ties a plus. Please email resume, cover letter, and a writing sample letter to, with subject line: Attn: LA - VRC Position. No calls, drop-ins, or faxes, please.

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