Mar 20, 2010

Latest Job Leads in Republican Offices on Capitol Hill

March 18, 2010

Legislative Director - Congressman Randy Forbes (VA-04) seeks a Legislative Director. Successful candidates will demonstrate creative legislative thinking, conservative principles, a high regard for constituent service, and proven Capitol Hill management experience. Candidates with Virginia ties and military background will be given priority. HASC/SASC/HAC-D/SAC-D experience highly preferred. Email cover letter and resume to with Legislative Director in the subject line. No phone calls or drop ins, please.

Staff Assistant - Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner has an opening for a Staff Assistant in his Washington office. Successful candidates must have excellent organizational, personal, writing and communication skills. Responsibilities include greeting visitors, answering phones, opening mail, arranging tours, filling flag requests, performing legislative research and other general office duties. Wisconsin ties preferred. Resumes and cover letters should be sent to with “staff assistant” in the subject line.

Internship (Immediate Opening) - The Office of Congressman Tim Johnson (R-IL 15) is seeking intelligent and conservative minded individuals for Spring 2010. Duties include attending briefings on behalf of senior staff, assisting staff with policy research, as well as managing constituent contact, conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol and assisting front-end staff. Applicants should possess strong written and verbal communications skills and be self-motivated. Applicants should also have outgoing personalities and be able to problem solve and multi-task. Midwest ties are a plus, but not required. Applicant Instructions: All interested persons should contact Alicia Thompson, Internship Coordinator for Congressman Johnson, at 202-225-2371 or All applications should include a brief statement about why they want to work for Rep. Johnson and an up-to-date resume.

Interns - The office of Congressman Robert E. Latta (OH-5) is seeking conservative interns for summer of 2010 in the Washington, DC office as well as offices in Norwalk, Defiance, and Bowling Green. Position responsibilities include answering phones, sorting and drafting correspondence, giving Capitol tours, researching legislation, data entry, and other duties as requested by staff members. Candidates should have a strong work ethic, be highly organized and motivated, and possess a positive attitude. Ohio ties are preferred. College credit, if applicable, will be provided. The ideal candidate would work full time. College juniors or seniors are preferred. Qualified applicants should send a resume and cover letter to, Attention: Intern Coordinator with “Summer Internship Application” in the subject line.
March 15, 2010
Staff Assistant - The office of Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-5) is searching for a Staff Assistant for the Washington, D.C. office. The duties include, but are not limited to, the following: responding to constituent requests for flags, tours and other information; directing phone calls and mail to the appropriate staff; greeting visitors and archiving photos; assisting the Scheduler with interns, as needed; assisting individuals who have appointments with the Member or other staff members; performing other legislative and administrative duties as assigned. Texas ties a plus. Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to NO phone calls or faxes.

Internship (Immediate Opening) - Congressman Steve Austria (OH-7) is seeking an intern for the remainder of the 2010 spring semester for his Washington, DC office. This internship will provide 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, giving tours of the U.S. Capitol building and aiding staff with various projects. 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

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

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