Sep 18, 2010

New Job Search Leads on Capitol Hill


This e-mail will be distributed twice weekly. Compiled and distributed by Patrick Baugh, Financial Administrator for Cong. Anh "Joseph" Cao, John Fleming, Bob Goodlatte, Duncan Hunter, Lynn Jenkins, Jerry Moran, Tim Murphy, Sue Myrick, Pete Olson & Erik Paulsen.

September 16, 2010

Press Secretary - Senior Republican member of House Energy & Commerce Committee has immediate opening for press secretary. Seeking candidate with superior writing skills, energy, and initiative – a self-starter who is politically astute and can quickly master a range of issues and situations and articulate and deliver focused messages. Candidate should have experience as a press secretary in a government, political or business environment. This is a senior level position in the office, and only candidates with appropriate experience and credentials should apply. Please send resumes to

Internship – Congressman Roscoe Bartlett’s Frederick District Office is currently seeking internship applicants with a good work ethic to start immediately for the fall 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 assisting office staff with various duties and projects. Interested parties should send a resume, cover letter, references, and a writing sample to Frederick ties preferred but not required.

September 7, 2010

Floor Monitor - Senate Republican Leadership office seeks a Floor Monitor to monitor all floor proceedings in the U.S. Senate and provide specific procedural updates to Senators and staff in relation to floor speeches, votes, Senate scheduling and details with respect to consent agreements between the Senate Majority Leader and Minority Leader that impact Senate proceedings. The floor monitor also provides support to Senators and staff as requested, including periodical inquiries and interpretations of the parliamentary situation on the Senate floor as well as assisting in the development of various briefing materials supporting Senate Republican Leadership. This is an entry to mid-level position. Strong communication and organizational skills needed. Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to

September 2, 2010

Legislative Correspondent - Conservative Republican Member of Congress seeks an experienced Legislative Correspondent for their DC office. Primary responsibilities include running a high volume constituent mail operation; implementing an unsolicited mail/outreach program; editing and writing constituent letters; and handling a small portfolio of legislative issues. Ideal candidates will have one year of Capitol Hill experience, excellent writing skills, and Internet Quorum (IQ) expertise. Please send a cover letter, resume, and two short writing samples to

Constituent Services Assistant – The Medford District Office of Greg Walden (OR-02) seeks a Constituent Services Assistant to handle a broad portfolio including front desk reception; answering constituent questions and dispatching casework; coordinating the district calendar and booking travel reservations for Congressman Walden and district staff; maintaining office equipment and inventory; managing the local internship program; and other various clerical, administrative, travel, and research duties. Must be highly organized and detail oriented, able to manage multiple tasks with consistent follow-through on long term activities, have strong verbal and written communication skills, and be a team player who is flexible in meeting the changing needs of a busy office. Submit inquiries to

Fall Interns – Congressman James Sensenbrenner (R-WI) is currently seeking fall interns with conservative values for his Washington, DC office. Interns will be responsible for maintaining general office duties including answering phones and sorting mail, conducting tours within the U.S. Capitol complex, assisting staff with office correspondence, attending legislative briefings, conducting research and other projects delegated by staff. Attention to detail and professionalism are highly valued. Wisconsin ties preferred but not required. This is an excellent opportunity for current college students or recent graduates interested in obtaining Capitol Hill experience. Interested candidates should direct their cover letter and resume to with Fall Internship in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins please.

Fall internship - Congressman Frank Lucas (R – OK) is seeking unpaid fall interns starting in September. Main responsibilities include answering phones, drafting letters, researching legislative issues, attending meetings/hearings as needed and giving tours of the Capitol. This is a great opportunity for those who are looking for experience in the legislative branch. Please send cover letter and resume to or fax to (202)225-8698.

Intern - The office of Congressman John Shadegg (AZ-03) is seeking candidates for internships starting immediately in his Washington, DC office. Applicants should have excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work diligently and upon instruction in a fast-paced work environment. The ideal candidates will be personable, detail oriented, and able to interact well with constituents. The intern will have the opportunity to interact with the legislative staff, learn about the legislative process on Capitol Hill, and attend briefings of interest. Responsibilities include answering the phone, giving tours of the Capitol, assisting with constituent correspondence, and supporting the legislative staff on various projects. Interested candidates should e-mail a resume and cover letter to .

Interns - Rep. Vern Buchanan’s D.C. office is seeking several interns to start working as soon as possible for the fall semester. Interns must be current college students or recent graduates. This unpaid internship will offer the opportunity to attend congressional hearings, assist with correspondence and legislative work, and network with congressional staff. Ideal candidates will demonstrate trustworthiness, good communication skills, a strong work ethic, and conservative values. Please email a resume and cover letter to . Please note your dates and times of availability. We can accommodate part-time schedules and academic credit programs, but preference will be given to applicants who are available full-time.

Interns - Midwestern Republican member’s Washington DC office is seeking unpaid intern applicants for the fall 2010 semester. Interns can expect wide-ranging opportunities to explore the legislative branch and enrich their understanding of the Federal government. A typical day of work can include: basic administrative tasks, giving tours, constituent correspondence, legislative research, hearing attendance, and otherwise assisting the staff as required. Successful applicants will have good interpersonal skills, a strong grasp of written language, and a positive work ethic. Priority will be given to Illinois applicants. Cover letter, resume, and a short writing sample should be sent to Please include “Internship” in the subject line.

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