Apr 8, 2010

Republican Job Openings on Capitol Hill

April 8, 2010

Interns - The office of Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (NE-01) is currently seeking 2 full-time interns for the summer 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.

April 1, 2010

Senior Legislative Assistant - Congressman John Fleming, M.D. of Louisiana is seeking a Senior Legislative Assistant. Minimum requirement is 12 months or more of service as a Legislative Assistant in a House or Senate GOP office. Well qualified applicants will have a strong understanding of the legislative process and possess exceptional written and oral communication skills. Confidence, poise, and a strong work ethic are required. Core responsibilities will include managing a comprehensive portfolio of legislative issues, developing and executing legislative initiatives, keeping the Congressman apprised of relevant policy developments, meeting with constituents and other entities, and working with the Legislative Correspondent to edit and approve correspondence. SLA will work closely with the Legislative Director, Communications Director, and Chief of Staff on a full range of policy and messaging initiatives. Experience in Health Care a plus. Strong conservative philosophy a must. Periodic travel to the district should be expected. Salary commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should send a CV and cover letter to ben.schultz@mail.house.gov, with "Senior Legislative Assistant Position" in the subject line.

Communications Director – The Office of Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01) is seeking a Communications Director. This position is responsible for formulating and implementing press, new media, and constituent outreach for the Member and the office. As the formal spokesperson and media liaison for the Congressman, this person will develop relationships with media contacts; draft press releases, speeches, and letters to the editor; update the website; etc. The ideal candidate will be pro-active and creative with constituent outreach. Excellent written and oral skills are required. An ability to multitask and work under tight deadlines is necessary. Virginia ties are helpful but not required. Interested applicants should fax a cover letter and resume to the attention of Mary Springer at (202) 225-4382. No calls or emails please.

New Media/Online Communications Advisor - Southern conservative member seeks a New Media/Online Communications Advisor. The individual (working under the Communications Director) will be responsible for expanding new media/online communications outreach. In particular, this individual will be responsible for managing (and developing content for) the member’s website, twitter, and facebook page. This is a newly-created position. As such, this new staff member will have wide latitude to work on 1) improving and expanding the existing new media/online presence of the members and 2) pitching new opportunities for new media/online outreach. The ideal candidate is creative, flexible, and eager. Candidates must be able to successfully multitask (including special projects, as assigned) and have excellent writing skills. Knowledge of and experience with a variety of new media/online communications platforms is essential. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and any other relevant material you deem necessary to caphillopening@gmail.com.

Executive Assistant - Congressman Tom Petri (R-Wisconsin) is seeking an Executive Assistant in his DC office. Responsibilities include handling the Member's Washington schedule and preparing expense vouchers. This is an entry level position. Intern or other relevant background useful. Organizational ability and communications skills are essential. Job requires much interaction with the Congressman and the public so people skills are important. Wisconsin connection a definite plus. Fax resume and cover letter to 202-225-2356.

Staff Assistant - Congressman John Linder (R-GA) is seeking an individual to fill a front office Staff Assistant position in the DC office. General responsibilities include greeting visitors, answering phones, scheduling tours, processing flag requests, and opening and sorting mail. Additional duties may include conducting research, attending briefings and hearings, and assisting the legislative staff. Applicant must hold conservative values and possess excellent communication and organizational skills. SE ties and Hill internship experience is preferred but not required. Interested applicants should email their resume, a short writing sample, and a list of references with the subject line “Staff Assistant” to Valentina.Valenta@mail.house.gov.

Interns - The office of Congressman Anh “Joseph” Cao (LA-02) currently has openings for Summer Internships in Washington, D.C. Responsibilities include answering phones, organizing, distributing, and inputting mail, providing tours of the Capitol, and assisting legislative staff in research and writing projects. Strong writing skills and Louisiana ties are desired. Please email cover letter, resume, references, and a writing sample to jobswithcao@gmai.com with “Summer Internship 2010” in the subject line.

Unpaid Intern – U.S. Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR-2) is currently seeking a full-time intern for the remainder of the 2010 spring term for his Washington, DC office. Interns will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in a congressional office and a greater understanding of the legislative process. Intern responsibilities would include answering phones, processing constituent mail, conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol, research, and assisting staff performing general office duties. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and possess strong written an oral communication skills. Oregon ties are preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should fax their resume and cover letter to 202-225-5774 or email Erica.chalkley@mail.house.gov.

Interns - The Office of Congressman Bill Shuster (PA-09) is seeking full time and part time unpaid interns for the Spring of 2010 in his Washington, DC office. A qualified candidate is a self-motivated, team player capable of working in a fast-paced environment. The internship will provide a hands-on experience in a congressional office while offering behind the scenes knowledge of the Legislative Branch of the Federal Government. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: answering phones, sorting mail, attending committee hearings and briefings, data entry, leading tours of the Capitol building. Although this position is unpaid, we will work with the student to fulfill academic requirements and credits. Interested candidates should e-mail cover letter, resume, writing sample, and specify if they are interested in full time or part time to PA09jobs@gmail.com with Spring Internship in the subject line.

March 29, 2010

Counsel for Oversight - Republican House Committee staff seeks attorney with knowledge of administrative and regulatory law and processes, and functioning of Executive Branch Departments, to coordinate with Committee legislative and policy staff on breadth of issues under Committee’s jurisdiction. Position will report directly to Full Committee Staff Director and will help manage Committee’s effort to hold Administration and its officials accountable for actions and decisions. Ideal candidates will have oversight/investigative experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter and resume to RepublicanOversightCounsel@gmail.com Applications will be kept confidential, and interview process will be conducted in private. Editor's Note: This listing was NOT placed by House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

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.

March 25, 2010

Professional Staff Member - Republican Committee in the House of Representatives seeks candidate with background in workplace and employment law, with particular emphasis on immigration, workplace safety and health, and workers' compensation issues. Congressional experience desired. Good writing and research skills necessary. Please send resumes to edandlresumes@mail.house.gov.

2Unpaid Intern - Congressman Joe Pitts (PA-16) 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 the legislative correspondence process. Interested candidates should send résumé and cover letter to joepitts16@gmail.com.

Summer Interns - The office of Congressman Michael McCaul is looking for full time, unpaid summer interns. Internships will last start in June and last through the end of August. Interns in Congressman McCaul's Washington, D.C. office will be responsible for assisting with general office duties (answering phones, passing out mail, distributing faxes), and assisting legislative staff with research and writing. Performing constituent services (scheduling tours, processing flag requests, and legislative correspondence) will also be an integral part of each internship. Interns will be encouraged to attend hearings, briefings, and other Congressional proceedings. Additional duties are available and will be assigned according to an intern’s interest and ability. Must be highly motivated, self-starter, detail oriented, possess excellent organizational and communication skills, a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and will have the ability to manage multiple tasks on a deadline. Texas ties are preferred but are not required. Please email resume and cover letter to Sally.Stone@mail.house.gov with "Summer Internship" in the email subject line. No phone calls please.

March 22, 2010

Spring Internship – The office of Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (CA) is seeking a conservative-minded and enthusiastic spring intern. Duties include, but are not limited to, constituent correspondences, attendance at briefings, hearings, and meetings, assistance with legislative research, and aiding staff-members with various projects. The ideal candidate will be hard-working, detail-oriented, and professional and possess strong oral and written communication skills. California and district ties are a preferred, but not required. Please email Justin.Ahn@mail.house.gov with a resume and a cover letter indicating your prospective duration of the internship.

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 christy.grubbs@mail.house.gov with Legislative Director in the subject line. No phone calls or drop ins, please.

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 Alicia.Thompson@mail.house.gov. 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 ohio5intern@gmail.com, Attention: Intern Coordinator with “Summer Internship Application” in the subject line.

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