Tuesday, August 4, 2015

US House Internship Opportunities -- August 3rd, 2015

House Vacancy Announcement and Placement Service (HVAPS) B-235 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 202-226-5836 Vacancy Bulletins are available for pick-up in Longworth HOB - B-227 (CAO First Call Customer Service Center) or in the CAO Human Resources Office - Ford HOB 102 To Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the Vacancy Listserv visit: http://www.house.gov/content/jobs/ Job Line: 202-226-4504 _____________________________________________________________________________ INTERNSHIP VACANCY LISTING Week of August 03, 2015 MEM-214-15 The Democratic Staff of the Committee on Science, Space and Technology is seeking interns for the fall starting in September. Interns are asked to work with staff to help prepare for committee hearings and markups. Interns will work on substantive research projects and press matters. Additionally, interns are critical to the daily operation of the office including tasks such as answering phones, greeting visitors, and filing official documents. Interested applicants should visit the Committee’s website at http://democrats.science.house.gov/contact-us. Please fill out the application provided and send in a resume and two references. MEM-212-15 A Democratic California Congressman is seeking interns to join his Washington, D.C. team for a part- or full-time, unpaid internship starting as soon as possible, for a duration of three months or longer. Candidates should be self-starters and able to exercise good judgment on a wide range of assignments in a fast-paced and busy office. Very strong writing skills with close attention to detail and a courteous demeanor are essential. Page 2 of 16 Main responsibilities include: assisting with scheduling, answering phone calls, attending briefings and writing memos, processing mail and leading tours of the U.S. Capitol. A hard-working intern in our office will eventually move on to assisting staff with more complex legislative and press-related projects. Candidates with California ties, especially to the San Fernando Valley, and previous internship/work experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Please e-mail resume and cover letter in PDF format to Intern.Resume@mail.house.gov. MEM-211-15 Congressman Jim Renacci (R-OH) seeks full time hard working intern for fall 2015. Responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to, answering phone calls, assisting with the mail program, providing constituent tours, attending various briefings, and providing research for the legislative staff. Qualified candidates will have exceptional writing skills, strong communication skills, ability to work in a fast paced working environment, and have an interest in learning more about the legislative process. Send a resume and a cover letter to Stephen.Hostelley@mail.house.gov. Ohio candidates are strongly preferred. MEM-209-15 Congressman Ben Ray Luján (NM-03) is seeking unpaid full-time and part-time interns for his Washington, D.C. office. Candidates should be motivated, flexible, and detail-oriented individuals with immediate availability, and a preference for those who can stay two-three months. New Mexico ties are a plus, but are not required. Intern responsibilities include answering constituent phone calls, leading tours of the Capitol, sorting mail and faxes, writing letters, and assisting experienced staff with projects in diverse issue areas. Candidates should be outgoing and possess strong oral and written communication skills, an ability to multitask in a fastpaced environment, and a good sense of humor. Candidates with New Mexico ties are strongly encouraged to apply. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and a 1-2 page writing sample to michelle.serrato@mail.house.gov. MEM-208-15 Rep. Xavier Becerra is looking for interns for his Leadership office. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) transcribing videos, collecting press clips, live-streaming briefings, supporting the Operations team in preparing Caucus events, answering phones, providing constituency outreach support to Democratic Members of Congress and their staff, conducting research, extracting and formatting large quantities of data, writing detailed memos, attending relevant briefings and meetings, and assisting with team projects. Applicants should be motivated, detail-oriented, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be able to problem solve and multi-task. Experience or interest in social media is a plus. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must be either college/graduate students receiving academic credit or congressional internship/fellowship program participants. The intern should be prepared to start working in full-time. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to caucusinternresume@mail.house.gov. MEM-206-15 The Office of Congressman Robert A. Brady (PA-01) seeks interns for Fall 2015 (September-December). Internship responsibilities will include: assisting with research, processing mail, data entry, reception duties, office errands, and other duties as assigned by the Intern Supervisor. Ideal candidate will have strong oral and written communication abilities, a willingness to learn, basic knowledge of the political process, and a firm opinion on the best cheesesteak in Philadelphia. Pennsylvania ties preferred. Both full and part time will be considered. Please send a resume, cover letter (including availability), and writing sample to Colleen Carlos at colleen.carlos@mail.house.gov. Please no phone calls or drop-ins. MEM-205-15 Florida Democrat seeks a full-time, unpaid press intern for the Washington, D.C. office. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, motivated, and able to multitask efficiently. Applicants should possess strong written and oral communication skills. Preference will be given to candidates with Florida ties and those who speak Spanish. Daily responsibilities may include: • Updating website content; • Compiling daily press clips; • Video filming and editing; • Conducting research projects; • Drafting press materials (including e-newsletters, background information, and press releases); • Assisting with press events; and • Transcribing interviews. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate to gain substantive press experience with an extremely active Member of Congress. Please prepare a cover letter addressing prior press experience and interest, a résumé and a one-page writing sample. Email the .PDF formatted materials to DCInternships.Grayson@mail.house.gov. Please indicate “Press Intern” in the subject line. MEM-204-15 Senior Democratic Congressman Brad Sherman (CA-30) seeks highly motivated, full and part-time interns for Fall 2015. Interns are responsible for both administrative and legislative duties. Legislative support includes preparing materials for hearings, attending hearings and briefings, reaching out to agencies and congressional offices, and researching legislation for the Member and Legislative Staff. Administrative tasks include answering phones, greeting visitors, leading tours and sorting mail. Candidates should be professional, possess strong oral and written communication skills, have the ability to multitask, and have a good sense of humor. Ties to California’s 30th Congressional District are a plus but not required. Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume to brads.interns@mail.house.gov with “CA-30 Internship” as the subject. MEM-203-15 The Office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) is seeking a fulltime or part-time intern for the Fall of 2015. This is an opportunity to learn about the inner-workings of a congressional office on the Hill in a fast-paced work environment. The internship allows access to briefings and interesting events related to a wide range of important issues. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, attending Congressional briefings, giving tours of the Capitol, conducting research, responding to constituent inquiries, and processing tour and flag requests. Qualified applicants should possess a professional and courteous demeanor, excellent communication skills, the ability to multi-task, fastidious attention to detail, and interest in the legislative and governmental process. To apply, please send a resume, three references, writing sample, and cover letter to william.washington@mail.house.gov, with the subject ‘Norton Internship’. No phone calls or drop-ins please. Deadline of 5:00 p.m. August 14, 2015. MEM-202-15 Florida Democrat seeks intern for the Washington, D.C. office for the Fall 2015 semester. Candidates should be motivated, enthusiastic, and possess strong interpersonal skills. The internship will provide exposure to all areas of a legislative office. Interns will be responsible for assisting the team with phones, mail, tours, flag-requests, and related front office duties. Additional tasks, including drafting constituent correspondence, research projects, and attending hearings may be assigned on a case-by-case basis. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are interested in learning about the workings of Capitol Hill and the legislative process in a busy office. Both full and part-time internships are available. Please email cover letter, résumé and two writing samples to DCInternships.Grayson@mail.house.gov. Please indicate “FALL 2015 Semester” in the subject line. MEM-201-15 California Congressman Jared Huffman is seeking current college students or recent college graduates wishing to gain Capitol Hill experience for a full-time or part-time fall semester internship. We are seeking motivated, organized, and reliable individuals to assist the legislative and administrative staff with day-today duties. Such duties include attending briefings and hearings, answering phones, drafting constituent correspondence letters, doing legislative research, and various other tasks. The internship is unpaid, though interns will gain valuable Hill and office experience and will have access to many unique Hill opportunities. California ties are preferred, but not necessary. Please send a resume and cover letter to DCInternship.Huffman@mail.house.gov. Please no drop bys, phone calls, or emailing staff members. MEM-200-15 Congressman Matt Cartwright (D-PA) is seeking unpaid interns for his Washington, DC office for the Fall 2015 term (August/September - December). Intern duties include answering the phone, writing letters, attending legislative briefings, and assisting staff members with special projects. Attention to detail and strong writing and grammar skills are required. Candidates with Pennsylvania ties are especially encouraged to apply, although all applications will be considered equally regardless of state or district. Prospective candidates should apply online and submit a resume and cover letter to http://cartwright.house.gov/services/internships . No phone calls or drop ins, please. MEM-199-15 Congresswoman Lois Frankel’s (FL-22) D.C. office seeks interns for the fall session. The ideal candidate possesses a high degree of professionalism and maturity and can take initiative, is committed and diligent, and is a team player with a positive attitude. This position demands the ability to multi-task, high efficiency and strong organizational skills as well as an ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others. Duties include: answering telephone calls, responding to general constituent inquiries and requests for tours, assisting with constituent correspondence, and providing administrative assistance to the DC staff. Undergraduate students or recent college graduates preferred, South Florida ties a plus. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to: bradley.solyan@mail.house.gov. Please include your availability in your cover letter. MEM-198-15 Colorado Republican is seeking interns for late August through December of 2015. Interns are paid if they do not receive college credit for their internship. Qualified candidates should be detail-oriented, hardworking, and professional with strong communication and writing skills. Intern responsibilities include providing constituent tours, drafting correspondence, attending various briefings, providing research for legislative staff, and assisting the front office staff. Please send a resume and cover letter to CODCIntern@gmail.com. MEM-196-15 The office of Congressman Don Beyer is accepting applications for unpaid internships beginning in late August in his Washington, D.C. office. Candidates should be self-motivated, and possessed of sound judgment, knowledge of politics, and a sense of humor. The proximity of Virginia’s 8th District means that there is a substantial amount of work to be done in the areas of press, legislative research, and constituent services, and our interns get experience with a wide variety of responsibilities. To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and a 1-2 page writing sample to Aaron.Fritschner@mail.house.gov. No walk-ins or calls please. MEM-195-15 The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Democratic Staff is seeking highly motivated unpaid interns for Fall 2015 internships. Candidates should be organized, professional, quick learners, team players and approach new challenges with a positive attitude. TITLE: Intern REPORTS TO: Intern Coordinator/Supervisor CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: • to assist in performing clerking duties, processing the mail, data entry, reception duties and other office errands. DUTIES: • Sorts and distributes mail; • Performs data entry, including logging in incoming letters; • Answers the telephones; • Assists staff with Committee business including: Hearings, Briefings, and Business Meetings; • Performs other duties as assigned by the Intern Supervisor. To apply for this position, please send an email to Brett.Cozzolino@mail.house.gov with a resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample. MEM-194-15 Washington, D.C. — The House Democratic Caucus is looking for a full time press intern for the fall semester with availability beginning at the end of August. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) assisting with press clips, production and editing of studio videos, staffing of live stream events, graphic design, formatting and extracting large quantities of data, and assisting in team projects. Applicants should be self-starters, motivated, detail-oriented, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be able to problem solve and multi-task. Experience in Adobe Suite or other design software and proficiency in Spanish highly preferred. Experience and interest in press operations and the congressional process is a plus. Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must be either college/graduate students or Congressional internship program participants. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter detailing availability to DemCaucusPressIntern@Gmail.com. MEM-190-15 Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL) is looking for unpaid interns in his Washington, DC office for the 2015 fall Semester. Interns will observe the inner workings of a Congressional office while gaining firsthand knowledge of the legislative process. Responsibilities include leading Capitol tours, answering phones, greeting constituents, assisting staff with legislative projects, and attending briefings and hearings. Ideal candidates should have a strong work ethic, be energetic and engaging, and possess a positive attitude. Candidates with Illinois ties are encouraged to apply. Please send resume and cover letter (with start date) to internsIL16@gmail.com. MEM-189-15 Our Washington interns will be exposed to a wide range of activities on Capitol Hill. They will be asked to answer phones, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings, and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. Interns will need to be able to communicate professionally, balance multiple tasks at once, and have a teachable attitude. As a result, interns will learn about the legislative process, the various functions of a Congressional office, and the way things work on Capitol Hill. It is an invaluable opportunity for both educational and professional development. Interested applicants should email resumes directly to taylor.huhn@mail.house.gov. MEM-187-15 The Office of Rep. Scott Rigell (VA-02) is seeking politically Conservative unpaid Fall 2015 interns in their Washington, DC, office to begin in August/September through December. The Office seeks an outgoing, enthusiastic person with at least 3 days/week availability who would like experience working in a Congressional Office. Virginia ties are a plus but not required. Interested persons should submit resumes to Julie.Moorhead@mail.house.gov. MEM-186-15 The Office of Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ) is seeking qualified interns for our D.C. office this fall. CONTACT: Quin La Capra Internship Coordinator quin.lacapra@mail.house.gov RESPONSIBILITIES Intern duties vary on a daily basis, but are all critical to the function of our office. Daily tasks include, but are not limited to, answering phones, responding to constituent requests, compiling research on targeted issues and assisting with staff-led projects. In addition, interns lead Capitol tours, run errands and complete various administrative tasks as needed. Interns will also have the opportunity to attend special events, such as committee hearings, briefings and seminars. Internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students. Although this internship is unpaid, students gain invaluable work experience. The hours are flexible to accommodate students' hectic course schedules, but generally run 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. QUALIFICATIONS Prospective applications should be highly motivated self-starters, eager to learn about Capitol Hill and the mechanisms of the United States Congress. We are looking for individuals with an excellent work ethic, ability to multitask and most importantly, a willingness to learn. They must demonstrate: -An ability to produce polished work -An ability to maintain professionalism in a work environment -An interest in the legislative process -Strong communication skills -Experience using Microsoft Office APPLICATION Please submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample to Quin La Capra via email at: quin.lacapra@mail.house.gov. Closing Date: September 4th. MEM-185-15 Arkansas Republican is seeking interns for late August through December 2015. Qualified candidates will be hardworking, motivated self-starters, detail-oriented, and professional with strong communication and writing skills. Daily duties as an intern will include, but are not limited to, providing general constituent services in the form of answering phone calls and sorting mail, leading Capitol tours, conducting research for staff members, drafting constituent correspondence, and attending hearings. Arkansas ties are a plus but not a requirement. This internship is unpaid. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to ArkansasGOPIntern@gmail.com. MEM-184-15 The office of a western Republican House member is looking for an unpaid intern for Fall 2015. Candidates should be hardworking, detail-oriented, and professional with strong communication and writing skills. Intern responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, providing general constituent services in the form of answering phone calls and sorting mail, leading Capitol tours, conducting research for staff members, drafting constituent correspondence, and attending hearings. Interested candidates should send their resume, a cover letter, and a brief writing sample to WesternStateIntern@gmail.com. MEM-183-15 The Washington, DC office of Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY) is offering Fall internship opportunities for college students and recent college graduates. First-hand experience interning in Congresswoman Slaughter’s office provides a unique opportunity to understand the development and implementation of public policy. Intern responsibilities include drafting letters to constituents, attending committee hearings, writing summary briefs, researching various issues for the legislative staff, and assisting with additional office duties. Interns are matched based on their policy interests with a legislative staffer and together they develop substantive projects that allow interns the chance to increase their knowledge of a subject area and better understand how the federal government works. Interns will also gain unique insight into the legislative process and parliamentary procedure as a result of Congresswoman Slaughter’s position as the ranking member of the House Rules Committee. The Rules Committee determines the parameters of debate for all major pieces of legislation. The internship provides different opportunities with staff to discuss their experiences on the Hill and future employment strategies. Applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and a one to three page writing sample to James Blum at NY25.InternApplications@mail.house.gov. Please do not hesitate to contact James at (202) 225-3615 with any questions. MEM-181-15 The office of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) is seeking a full-time communications intern for her Washington D.C. office for Fall of 2015. Ideal candidate must possess strong writing skills, be detail-oriented and professional. Intern will work directly with the communications director and members of the media. Responsibilities would include writing releases, monitoring social media and developing media strategies. Position is unpaid and serves to provide professional and educational value to participants. Office is flexible in allowing intern to attend hearings and briefings as well as work with LA’s on issues of their interest. Potential applicants must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment and be interested in learning more about the legislative process. Candidates with photography and graphic design experience strongly encouraged to apply. Please send resume and cover letter to internship.in02@gmail.com. No phone calls please. MEM-180-15 The office of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) is seeking full-time interns for her Washington D.C. office for Fall of 2015. Ideal candidate would be professional, dependable and possess a strong writing skills and work ethic. Responsibilities include phone assistance, constituent correspondence, Capitol tours and other legislative projects. Positions are unpaid and serve to provide professional and educational value to participants. Office is flexible in allowing interns to attend hearings and briefings as well as work with LA’s on issues of their interest. Candidates must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment and be interested in learning more about the legislative process. Please send resume and cover letter to internship.in02@gmail.com. No phone calls please. MEM-179-15 New Jersey Democrat seeking interns for the fall semester (Aug through Dec 2015). Qualified candidates will be organized, motivated self-starters, with strong communication and writing skills. Day-to-day duties include assisting with front office operations which includes greeting visitors, opening and sorting mail, answering phones, and conducting Capitol tours. Interns will also attend hearings and briefings and conduct research for staff. This internship is unpaid. Please send cover letter, resume, and a one page writing sample to: nj08jobs@gmail.com. Absolutely no phone calls or drop-ins. MEM-178-15 The Washington, DC office of Congressman Paul Gosar (AZ-04) seeks a highly motivated full or part-time intern for Fall 2015. Successful candidates will demonstrate that they are organized, detail-oriented, and professional. Strong written and oral communication skills are essential. Intern responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting staff with legislative, administrative, constituent relations, and press activities. Interns will: answer phones; sort, distribute, and respond to constituent mail; lead tours of the US Capitol building; attend hearings and briefings; and assist with legislative research. Please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample(s) to GOPinternshipAZ@gmail.com. MEM-177-15 Progressive Maryland Democrat seeks qualified interns to join her Washington, D.C. office for an unpaid legislative internship during the Fall 2015 term. Applicants should have a familiarity with the legislative process and have a desire to learn while being a part of a hardworking team. Ideal candidates will possess strong writing and verbal communication skills, a demonstrated interest in legislative issues, the ability to multi-task and conduct research, and an enthusiastic attitude. Interns will have the opportunity to assist staff with legislative and scheduling projects, attend briefings and hearings, draft memos, sort and distribute mail, and give Capitol tours. Candidates with Maryland ties are strongly encouraged to apply. Please email a resume, cover letter stating your availability, and a brief (no more than one page) writing sample by Friday, August 7, 2015 to internship.md04@mail.house.gov. MEM-176-15 Congressman John Lewis, Representative for the 5th District of Georgia, seeks fall interns for his Washington, D.C., office. Interns will work in a fast-paced setting and gain valuable experience and knowledge of the United States Congress. Responsibilities include greeting constituents and visitors, handling phone calls, supporting staff with administrative tasks, conducting legislative research, aiding communications staff, and assisting with special projects and assignments. Preference will be given to those with Georgia connections and those available full-time. If you would like to receive more information or apply to our internship program, please complete the application at http://johnlewis.house.gov/. For immediate consideration, please send the application, resume, and writing sample to Sarah.Hager@mail.house.gov. MEM-174-15 Congresswoman Candice S. Miller (R-MI) seeks legislative interns for the Fall 2015 semester. Interns will work in a fast-paced congressional office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the legislative process and the United States Congress. Intern responsibilities include greeting constituents, managing constituent phone calls, and assisting staff with administrative tasks. Interns will also have the opportunity to conduct legislative research, assist with constituent correspondence, and attend legislative briefings, congressional hearings, receptions, and press events. Requirements: Interns must have a good attitude, strong work ethic, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Successful interns will be able to find information with little assistance, be able to work both independently as well as part of a team environment, and possess a strong attention to detail. Applicants should have working knowledge of current events and policy topics, as well as a willingness to perform a variety of tasks and administrative functions. Michigan ties are preferred, but not required. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to mi10intern@gmail.com . MEM-173-15 North Carolina Democrat seeks an unpaid Legislative Fellow for her Washington, D.C. office. Duties include assisting the legislative staff in conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memoranda, organizing talking points, and preparing for events. The Legislative Fellow will also be expected to assist the office with administrative duties. North Carolina ties are a plus. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Please send your resume and cover letter to nc12internjobs@gmail.com. MEM-171-15 The office of a New York Congressman seeks an unpaid press intern with exceptional writing and editing skills. Duties will include: authoring interesting and creative content for the website on various topics and other tasks as assigned. The intern must be highly motivated and have excellent writing and communication skills. All interested and qualified candidates should email a resume and three writing samples. Please submit all inquiries with the subject “Press Internship” to: NY.ResumeInbox@mail.house.gov. MEM-170-15 Energetic New York Democrat is seeking a highly motivated legislative intern to join his Washington, DC office for a part time unpaid internship this Fall. Candidates should possess a professional and courteous demeanor, interest in the legislative process, excellent communication skills, the ability to multitask, attention to detail, and a sense of humor. Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to, attending Congressional briefings, responding to constituent correspondence, assisting with flag requests, and general office duties. Candidates with New York ties and previous internship/work experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample to NY.ResumeInbox@mail.house.gov. Equal opportunity employer. No calls or walk-ins please. MEM-169-15 Representative Debbie Dingell (D-MI) is seeking a full-time congressional intern for her Washington, D.C. office for Fall 2015 (mid-August to December). This internship position will provide individuals the opportunity to work in a fastpaced Congressional office while receiving hands-on political experience. Duties include answering phones, leading U.S. Capitol tours and assisting staff members with research and special projects. There will also be frequent opportunities to attend legislative hearings of personal interest. The ideal candidate will be motivated; detail orientated and possesses strong communication and writing skills. This is a great opportunity for recent graduates seeking Hill experience. Michigan ties are preferred. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to kevin.rambosk@mail.house.gov. MEM-168-15 Midwest Republican seeks full time hard working intern for Fall 2015. Responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to, answering phone calls, assisting with the mail program, providing constituent tours, attending various briefings, and providing research for the legislative staff. Qualified candidates will have exceptional writing skills, strong communication skills, ability to work in a fast paced working environment, and have an interest in learning more about the legislative process. Send a resume and a cover letter to Stephen.Hostelley@mail.house.gov. Ohio candidates are strongly preferred. MEM-167-15 Congressman John Garamendi (CA-03) is seeking a highly motivated intern to join his Washington, DC office in August. Candidates should be collegial, professional, quick learners, and phenomenal team players. Strong oral and written communication skills and close attention to detail are imperative. Duties include assisting staff with legislative, administrative, and press related projects, writing memos and talking points, attending hearings and meetings, answering constituent phone calls, leading tours of the US Capitol, assisting with scheduling, sorting and distributing mail, and managing tour and flag requests. Full-time candidates with California ties and previous internship/work experience are preferred. This is an unpaid internship. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter and dates of availability to Garamendi.Internships@mail.house.gov. MEM-166-15 New Jersey Democratic Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-06), the Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, seeks full time and part time unpaid interns for his personal office during the fall 2015 semester. We are seeking personable, hardworking and motivated individuals with excellent oral and written communication skills. Job duties will include, but are not limited to: answering phones, assisting staffers with general administrative duties, attending briefings, drafting letters to constituents, and conducting congressional research. New Jersey ties are strongly preferred, but not necessary. A good sense of humor is a plus. Please email, with the subject “Fall 2015 Internship Application”, a resume, cover letter, and references to thomas.egan@mail.house.gov, and please include your dates and times of availability. We have immediate vacancies to be filled. MEM-164-15 Conservative Republican seeks highly motivated fall interns for DC office. Successful candidates will be organized, hard-working, and detailoriented. Intern will be responsible for assisting staff with legislative and administrative duties such as greeting visitors, drafting constituent correspondence, answering phones, and leading Capitol tours. Interns will also have opportunities to attend staff briefings and committee hearings to gain firsthand knowledge of the legislative process. The position is unpaid, and the intern is responsible for finding housing in the DC area. Florida ties preferred. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and available dates to fl11internship@gmail.com. No phone calls or walk-ins, please. MEM-162-15 California Democrat is seeking hardworking interns for the fall 2015 semester. Interns will conduct legislative research, compile press clips, assist with front office operations, help with constituent relations, coordinate and conduct tours, and learn from staff about the day-to-day operations of a congressional office. Ideal candidates will be hardworking, creative, critical thinkers with a good sense of humor. Strong communications and writing skills are crucial. Northern California ties are preferred, but not required. Please submit a cover letter, brief writing sample, and resume to bera.resume@mail.house.gov. MEM-160-15 Nevada Republican seeks a legislative intern for August and/or Fall 2015. Interns will work in a fast-paced Congressional Office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the legislative process and the United States Congress. Intern responsibilities include greeting constituents, handling constituent phone calls, opening and sorting mail, guiding Capitol building tours, and assisting staff with administrative tasks. Interns will also have the opportunity to conduct legislative research, and assist with correspondence, as well as attend Capitol Hill briefings, congressional hearings, receptions, and press events. Legislative Internship Qualifications: Our office is looking for an intern with a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Successful interns will be selfstarters, take and listen to direction, and be willing to work both independently as well as part of a team environment. Applicants should have working knowledge of current events and policy topics, as well as a willingness to do assist with daily office tasks. Nevada ties strongly preferred. Legislative Internship Requirements: Interns must be able to commit a minimum of three full days a week (9:00am- 6:00pm). Students welcome to apply. Those interested please send cover letter, updated resume, and references to kelsey.wolfgram@mail.house.gov. MEM-159-15 Nevada Republican seeks an unpaid communications intern for August 2015 and/or Fall 2015. Interns will work in a fast-paced Congressional office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the communications process and the United States Congress. Communication intern responsibilities include tracking and reporting on social media and news story comments, drafting social media posts, establishing and managing a twitter account, and reaching out to local/national reporters on social media. Interns will also have the opportunity to attend events and committee meetings to take photos and videos, work with the communications director to put press releases on the website, and assist with writing projects at the discretion of the communications director. Interns will also help facilitate our constituent communications program and guide constituents on tours of the US Capitol building. Communications Intern Qualifications: Our office seeks an intern with a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Successful interns will be selfPage starters, take and listen to direction, and be willing to work both independently and as a member of a team environment. Applicants must have a working knowledge of current events and policy topics as well as a willingness to assist with daily communication tasks. Nevada ties strongly preferred. Communications Intern Requirements: Interns must be able to commit a minimum of three full days a week (9:00 am- 6:00 pm) with the option of working full-time, June through August. Students are welcome to apply. If interested, please send a cover letter, updated resume, sample of a social media post for a congressperson, and references to kelsey.wolfgram@mail.house.gov. MEM-154-15 North Carolina Democrat seeks an unpaid Communications Fellow for her Washington, D.C. office. Duties include tracking press clips and traffic on social media networks, updating and maintaining press contact lists, drafting press releases, and assisting with the office's day-to-day communications operation. Applicants should have a strong interest in political communications, new media, or journalism. North Carolina ties are a plus. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Please send your resume and cover letter to nc12internjobs@gmail.com. MEM-152-15 New York Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) is seeking unpaid interns, preferably to begin immediately. Interns will: • Assist with office administrative tasks including, sorting incoming mail, greeting visitors, and answering the telephone. • Assist in the preparation of constituent responses. • Perform legislative research. • Respond to requests from constituents. • Attend briefings, hearings, and special events. • Gain valuable Hill experience and learn about the federal legislative process. Candidates with graphic design, layout, Photoshop and computer programming skills are highly preferred. Congressman Jerrold Nadler represents New York's 10th Congressional District, which includes parts of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Congressman Nadler serves on the Judiciary Committee and on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, where he is the highest ranking member from New York. He is the Ranking member of The Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet. To Apply: Please e-mail a resume, brief cover letter, and 1-2 page writing sample to: Email: Christian.Barbato@mail.house.gov . MEM-150-15 Arkansas Republican is seeking interns for August through December 2015. Qualified candidates will be hardworking, motivated self-starters, detail-oriented, and professional with strong communication and writing skills. Daily duties as an intern will include, but are not limited to, providing general constituent services in the form of answering phone calls and sorting mail, leading Capitol tours, conducting research for staff members, drafting constituent correspondence, and attending hearings. Arkansas ties are a plus but not a requirement. This internship is unpaid. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to ArkansasGOPIntern@gmail.com.

US House Job Opportunities -- August 3rd, 2015

House Vacancy Announcement and Placement Service (HVAPS) B-235 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 202-226-5836 Vacancy Bulletins are available for pick-up in Longworth HOB - B-227 (CAO First Call Customer Service Center) or in the CAO Human Resources Office - Ford HOB 102. To Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the Vacancy Listserv visit: http://www.house.gov/content/jobs/ Job Line: 202-226-4504 MEMBER AND COMMITTEE VACANCY LISTING Week of August 03, 2015 MEM-213-15 Northern California Democrat Seeks Legislative Correspondent – Primary responsibilities include coordinating an active mail program with quick response time, researching legislative issues, and drafting responses to constituent inquires. Candidates should have excellent organizational and written skills and the ability to work well as part of a team. This is not an entry level job and previous Hill experience is preferred. Please send a cover letter, resume, and two recent writing samples to CADemocratResumes@gmail.com. MEM-210-15 Congressman Xavier Becerra is seeking to immediately fill a full-time job opening for a Staff Assistant position in his district office. Position Description: As the primary administrative staff member in the District Office, Staff Assistant duties include (but are not limited to): answer phones; handle mail and faxes; greet and direct visitors; maintain order and efficiency of front and back offices; order supplies; organize office files; coordinate vendor service needs; research the status of some legislation; draft some correspondence. Work on special projects as needed. In the absence of the District Scheduler, the Staff Assistant will serve as back-up and help facilitate any scheduling requests. Casework duties include (but are not limited to): Assist constituents with their individual cases pertaining to federal agencies. As the “front-line” caseworker, help constituents with non-federal questions to find appropriate resources. This position may require work on weekends and holidays. Qualifications: Strong written, communication, analytical, and organization skills; an ability to relate well with individuals of diverse backgrounds; impeccable customer service manners. Bachelor’s degree required. Good computer skills, including proficiency and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher and Power Point. Candidate must have an understanding of government agencies and structure (local, county, state and federal). Must be able to work efficiently and effectively as a member of a team, be able to meet strict deadlines and balance multiple projects. Attention to detail and accuracy is essential. Candidate should demonstrate a positive attitude, commitment to excellence, upbeat demeanor and flexibility. Salary will depend on the experience of the applicant. Bilingual skills a plus. To apply: All interested individuals should email a cover letter and resume to Resume.California@mail.house.gov. No phone calls please. MEM-207-15 Conservative Texan is seeking a Legislative Assistant for his Washington, DC office. Legislative responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, Agriculture, Energy, Taxes, Judiciary, Environment, and Veterans issues, as well as, drafting memos and providing voting recommendations. Candidates must possess strong writing and organizational skills. Capitol Hill experience and Texas ties are strongly preferred. All prospective applicants can email cover letter, resume, and writing sample to TXGOPJob@gmail.com. MEM-197-15 Rep. Keith Ellison (MN-05) is accepting applications for an Executive Assistant/Office Manager position. The Executive Assistant/Office Manager will manage and prepare the Member’s schedule, respond to all scheduling requests, arrange the Member’s travel, and provide and assist with local travel. The Executive Assistant/Office Manager will order and maintain office supplies, will maintain office personnel files, and will work closely with the staff assistant and interns. This position requires candidates with proven experience in administrative roles, knowledge of the Congressional work setting, and comfort working one-on-one with the Member and his Chief of Staff. Strong written and oral communication skills, superior organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to work in an extremely fast paced office, and flexibility to work late hours on short notice are necessary for the position. Owning or having consistent access to a car is required. This is not an entry level position. Minnesota ties a plus. Please send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to mn05position@mail.house.gov. Please include references. MEM-192-15 Republican Committee in the House of Representatives seeks Staff Assistant with strong administrative skills and interest in workforce policy. Must be well-organized, detail-oriented, and a team player. Responsibilities include office administration, scheduling, legislative tracking, and other administrative projects as assigned. Excellent proof reading, writing, and computer skills required. Please send resumes to edandlresumes@mail.house.gov. MEM-191-15 Republican Committee in the House of Representatives seeks Professional Staff Member with background in workplace and employment law, with particular emphasis on traditional labor law, including the National Labor Relations Act. Law degree and congressional experience desired. Good writing and research skills necessary. Please send resumes to edandlresumes@mail.house.gov. MEM-188-15 Committee on Ethics has an opening for a Staff Assistant. Duties include: answering telephones; assisting with the tracking and processing of committee correspondence; providing administrative support in setting up committee meetings; and entering data and navigating databases with accuracy. This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all Members of Congress equally and refrain from political or partisan activity. Applicants must have excellent organizational skills and a professional telephone manner; good computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others; ability to use good judgment in responding to inquiries and requests; and flexibility in assisting with daily tasks and projects. Please email cover letter and resume with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line to ethicsjobs@mail.house.gov. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. MEM-172-15 Active Democrat House Members seeks experienced, media savvy Communications Director to run aggressive press operation in fast-paced office. Duties include: managing day-to-day press operations in D.C. and the district, developing communication strategy, drafting press releases, op-eds, talking points and other content, overseeing and planning media events, preparing member, developing relationships with local and national reporters, and working in conjunction with outreach director and district staff. Ideal candidate will have on-the-record experience and excellent writing skills. Hill or other political experience/California ties a plus. Please send resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to jo.th@mail.house.gov. Please, no walk-ins or phone calls. MEM-165-15 Congressman Xavier Becerra is seeking to immediately fill a full-time job opening for a Field Deputy position in his district office. The Field Deputy serves as the congressman’s liaison with the community, local organizations and government agencies; staff and/or represent the congressman at events; advise the congressman about local issues; help organize community based meetings and events; implement proactive constituent outreach program; prepare Member for speeches and meetings; draft correspondence. This position requires work hours beyond the normal 8-hour work day and will include work on weekends and holidays. Qualifications: Strong written, communication, analytical, and organization skills; an ability to relate well with individuals of diverse backgrounds; impeccable customer service manners; and superior public speaking skills. Minimum two (2) years of experience working directly with the community at large. Knowledge of the Asian Pacific Islander communities a plus. Good computer skills, including proficiency and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher and Power Point. Bachelor’s degree required. Candidate must have a thorough understanding of government agencies and structure (local, county, state and federal). Must be able to work efficiently and effectively as a member of a team, be able to meet strict deadlines, balance multiple projects simultaneously and work under pressure. Attention to detail and accuracy is essential. Candidate should demonstrate a positive attitude, commitment to excellence, upbeat demeanor and flexibility. Candidate should expect weekend, some holidays, and after-hours assignments. Salary will depend on the experience of the applicant. Bilingual skills a plus. To apply: All interested individuals should email a cover letter, resume and salary history to Resume.California@mail.house.gov. No phone calls please. MEM-153-15 Established Member of Congress from the southeastern US seeks an experienced staffer for a Legislative Director position. Only current/previous Legislative Directors or Senior Legislative Assistants with experience will be considered. LD will be responsible for driving member legislative initiatives, briefing the member on all policy matters, meeting with relevant public interest groups and constituents, providing real time vote recommendations, and assisting the Chief of Staff on policy matters. Position requires a comprehensive knowledge of House procedures as well as a working knowledge of all current issues debated in the House. Teamoriented skill, outgoing personality, and attention to detail are requirements and staff members with ties to the southeast will be given special consideration. Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to USHouseStaffJob@gmail.com. MEM-148-15 The Office of Representative Justin Amash is seeking a bright, creative, and hard-working legislative assistant to join our Washington, D.C.-based policy team. The legislative assistant will draft legislation, analyze bills, and meet with constituents concerning policy matters, among other duties. The legislative assistant will be expected to handle a diverse portfolio of policy issues, which can be tailored somewhat to the staffer’s expertise and interests. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to individual liberty, economic freedom, and the defense of the Constitution. He or she also must be an excellent writer and clear thinker willing to take on the most serious impediments to a freer, more prosperous America. Candidates who prefer staid and steady work or who avoid challenges (and the occasional failure) may be more comfortable elsewhere. Candidates must have a B.A. or equivalent, and we prefer candidates who have a background in economics and some policy experience, although Hill experience is not required. To apply, please send a résumé and cover letter to mi03.apply@gmail.com. MEM-146-15 The District Office Field Representative/Caseworker monitors and updates the Congressman and District Director on district and local issues. This position acts as a liaison to federal, district, and local agencies for the Congressman and constituents and answers casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Acts as the representative for the Congressman within his or her area of responsibility including answering casework correspondence, meeting with constituents, verbal communications with constituents, and serving as a liaison with federal, district, and local agencies; Informs the Congressman and the District Director of all happenings in his or her assigned issue areas by screening district media sources and interacting with constituents; Handles casework assignments; Acts as a liaison to local, state and federal officials and other persons or groups to form effective relationships for the Congressman; Assesses casework for problems requiring legislative action and makes recommendations to the District Director and Scheduler; Monitors scheduled district meetings for the Congressman with constituents; Works well under pressure and handles stress; Works a flexible schedule including long hours, nights and weekends; and Performs other duties as assigned. EDUCATION (OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE): Full-time experience preferred; strong academic credentials required; extensive community relationships desired. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: Strong oral and written communication skills; Thorough knowledge of local, state and federal agencies and departments; Knowledge of all issues and events in the district in which the Congressman is involved; Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others; Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner; Thoroughness and careful attention to detail; Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in fulfillment of casework responsibilities; Knowledge of office policies, practices, procedures, and computer applications. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is mainly performed in an office environment, but the Field Representative will often need to attend and participate in meetings and public functions out of the office including evenings and weekend events. Noise levels are usually moderate; and Ability to work in a small work station without an expectation of privacy. E-mail a resume and cover letter to CA02.Requests@mail.house.gov with the subject line “CA02 Field Representative/Caseworker.” MEM-143-15 Senior California Democrat seeks Legislative Assistant, or Senior Legislative Assistant depending on qualifications, to handle work on the Financial Services Committee. Candidates should have substantial experience with financial services issues and substantial Congressional experience. The successful applicant will possess strong writing and oral communication skills, work well with others, be comfortable in a fast-paced environment, and understand the legislative process. To apply, please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three writing samples to HouseFinancialServicesLA@gmail.com. No phone calls or drop-ins please. MEM-141-15 Republican Member seeks a Legislative Assistant with strong Tennessee ties. Legislative duties will include briefing the Member on floor votes and other pending legislation. Preference will be given to those with expertise on issues involving healthcare, education and veterans’ affairs. Successful candidates must demonstrate exceptional writing ability, attention to detail, and organizational skills. Hill experience and familiarity with IQ are a plus. Send resume and cover letter to TNHousejob@gmail.com. MEM-140-15 The Office of Congressman Juan Vargas is seeking a high energy, highlyorganized, and detail oriented Field Representative/Caseworker for his District Office. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Serve as an official representative for the Member throughout communities in the District. • Act as liaison with federal, district, and local government agencies, political officials, and other community organizations to form effective relationships for the Member. • Monitor and update the Member and District Director on district and local issues of importance. • Staff and provide logistical support for scheduled district meetings and events for the Member. • Assess local and casework related issues for problems requiring possible legislative action; make recommendations to the District Director and Chief of Staff. • Answer casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents. • Provide casework assistance to constituents in a timely and efficient manner; proactively follow up on all open cases until a resolution is reached. QUALIFICATIONS: • A candidate with a background in and/or understanding of military/veteran issues. • Veterans, reservists, women, and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including nights and weekends, if needed. • Excellent written (English and Spanish) and interpersonal communication skills. • Ability to work with staff at all levels, work well under pressure and be detail oriented. • Possess an understanding of the federal legislative process. • Ability to quickly learn about key issues and events in the district for which the Member is involved. • A qualified applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, possess a valid California driver’s license with the ability to travel as needed. To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to CAJobs@mail.house.gov. MEM-111-15 Senior Democratic Congresswoman seeks an experienced, organized and detail-oriented Scheduler/Office Manager for the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include managing office calendars and visitor access to Member and staff in front office, organizing and tracking invitations, speaking engagements, travel reservations and other requests for the Member, coordinating with district staff, and maintaining administrative demands. The Scheduler/Office Manager will work closely with other staff members, particularly senior staffers, to ensure efficient and seamless office operations. Ideal candidates are flexible, responsive, collaborative, work well under pressure and on short deadlines, and are able to balance competing demands. Candidates must be available to assist the Member outside of regular business hours. Applicants should also have a positive attitude, excellent organizational skills, strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, political instincts and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. This is not an entry-level position. Previous Capitol Hill operational and/or scheduling experience is required. Ohio ties preferred. No phone calls, emails or drop-bys. Please submit cover letter, resume, and at least two references to Midwestern.Resume@mail.house.gov.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Fall Internships -- The Democracy Fund

JOBS AT THE DEMOCRACY FUND Are you passionate about strengthening American democracy? Do you want to be a part of creative philanthropy working to ensure our political system is able to meet our nation’s challenges? Then join us! The Democracy Fund is committed to a diverse workplace, seeking voices and expertise from people from across the political spectrum. Our board, staff, advisors, and grantees include Republicans, Democrats, and Independents. The Democracy Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer, where we encourage candidates of all ages, color, ethnic background, country of origin, religion, disability status, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity to apply. Fall Internship The Democracy Fund is seeking bright, enthusiastic interns to work with us this fall. Interns will gain first-hand knowledge on how creative philanthropy can work to improve our democracy. Interns may be responsible for a variety of tasks, including: Producing original research on issues related to elections, local journalism, campaign finance, Congressional reform, and media policy Participating in grantee meetings, policy briefings, Congressional hearings, and other events Supporting research and diligence about new grantee candidates Compiling press clips, writing blog posts, and creating content for the Democracy Fund’s social media accounts Helping to organize internal and external events Completing and presenting a self-directed project aligned with the goals of the Democracy Fund Working to support the administrative needs of the team with editing, scheduling support, photocopying or other relevant administrative tasks and functions Assist in preparation and copying, packing, and mailing meeting materials Candidate requirements include: Strong analytical, writing, editing, and communication skills Ability to work as part of a team Ability to think creatively about solving problems Ability to multitask while maintaining strong attention to detail Ability to take initiative and work independently A deep passion for strengthening American democracy and a commitment to exploring a career in political or media reform Preference may be given to candidates who have already completed their undergraduate studies (e.g. PhD, Masters, and law school students and graduates with work experience), but strong-performing seniors and juniors will be considered. Interns will be paid on an hourly basis. The internship is based in Washington, DC. For more information about the Democracy Fund, visit www.democracyfund.org. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to Paul Waters at internships@democracyfund.org. Cover letters should include a clear description of the candidate’s available start date and availability throughout the fall. Candidates should also include an idea for a project they could undertake over the fall while at the Democracy Fund.

Monday, July 27, 2015

US House Intern Vacancies -- July 27th, 2015

House Vacancy Announcement and Placement Service (HVAPS) B-235 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 202-226-5836 Vacancy Bulletins are available for pick-up in Longworth HOB - B-227 (CAO First Call Customer Service Center) or in the CAO Human Resources Office - Ford HOB 102 To Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the Vacancy Listserv visit: http://www.house.gov/content/jobs/ Job Line: 202-226-4504 _____________________________________________________________________________ INTERNSHIP VACANCY LISTING Week of July 27, 2015 MEM-196-15 The office of Congressman Don Beyer is accepting applications for unpaid internships beginning in late August in his Washington, D.C. office. Candidates should be self-motivated, and possessed of sound judgment, knowledge of politics, and a sense of humor. The proximity of Virginia’s 8th District means that there is a substantial amount of work to be done in the areas of press, legislative research, and constituent services, and our interns get experience with a wide variety of responsibilities. To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and a 1-2 page writing sample to Aaron.Fritschner@mail.house.gov. No walk-ins or calls please. MEM-195-15 The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Democratic Staff is seeking highly motivated unpaid interns for Fall 2015 internships. Candidates should be organized, professional, quick learners, team players and approach new challenges with a positive attitude. TITLE: Intern REPORTS TO: Intern Coordinator/Supervisor CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: • to assist in performing clerking duties, processing the mail, data entry, reception duties and other office errands. DUTIES: • Sorts and distributes mail; • Performs data entry, including logging in incoming letters; • Answers the telephones; • Assists staff with Committee business including: Hearings, Briefings, and Business Meetings; • Performs other duties as assigned by the Intern Supervisor. To apply for this position, please send an email to Brett.Cozzolino@mail.house.gov with a resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample. MEM-194-15 Washington, D.C. — The House Democratic Caucus is looking for a full time press intern for the fall semester with availability beginning at the end of August. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) assisting with press clips, production and editing of studio videos, staffing of live stream events, graphic design, formatting and extracting large quantities of data, and assisting in team projects. Applicants should be self-starters, motivated, detail-oriented, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be able to problem solve and multi-task. Experience in Adobe Suite or other design software and proficiency in Spanish highly preferred. Experience and interest in press operations and the congressional process is a plus. Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must be either college/graduate students or Congressional internship program participants. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter detailing availability to DemCaucusPressIntern@Gmail.com. MEM-190-15 Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL) is looking for unpaid interns in his Washington, DC office for the 2015 fall Semester. Interns will observe the inner workings of a Congressional office while gaining firsthand knowledge of the legislative process. Responsibilities include leading Capitol tours, answering phones, greeting constituents, assisting staff with legislative projects, and attending briefings and hearings. Ideal candidates should have a strong work ethic, be energetic and engaging, and possess a positive attitude. Candidates with Illinois ties are encouraged to apply. Please send resume and cover letter (with start date) to internsIL16@gmail.com. MEM-189-15 Our Washington interns will be exposed to a wide range of activities on Capitol Hill. They will be asked to answer phones, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings, and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. Interns will need to be able to communicate professionally, balance multiple tasks at once, and have a teachable attitude. As a result, interns will learn about the legislative process, the various functions of a Congressional office, and the way things work on Capitol Hill. It is an invaluable opportunity for both educational and professional development. Interested applicants should email resumes directly to taylor.huhn@mail.house.gov. MEM-187-15 The Office of Rep. Scott Rigell (VA-02) is seeking politically Conservative unpaid Fall 2015 interns in their Washington, DC, office to begin in August/September through December. The Office seeks an outgoing, enthusiastic person with at least 3 days/week availability who would like experience working in a Congressional Office. Virginia ties are a plus but not required. Interested persons should submit resumes to Julie.Moorhead@mail.house.gov. MEM-186-15 The Office of Congressman Donald Norcross (D-NJ) is seeking qualified interns for our D.C. office this fall. CONTACT: Quin La Capra Internship Coordinator quin.lacapra@mail.house.gov RESPONSIBILITIES Intern duties vary on a daily basis, but are all critical to the function of our office. Daily tasks include, but are not limited to, answering phones, responding to constituent requests, compiling research on targeted issues and assisting with staff-led projects. In addition, interns lead Capitol tours, run errands and complete various administrative tasks as needed. Interns will also have the opportunity to attend special events, such as committee hearings, briefings and seminars. Internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students. Although this internship is unpaid, students gain invaluable work experience. The hours are flexible to accommodate students' hectic course schedules, but generally run 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. QUALIFICATIONS Prospective applications should be highly motivated self-starters, eager to learn about Capitol Hill and the mechanisms of the United States Congress. We are looking for individuals with an excellent work ethic, ability to multitask and most importantly, a willingness to learn. They must demonstrate: -An ability to produce polished work -An ability to maintain professionalism in a work environment -An interest in the legislative process -Strong communication skills -Experience using Microsoft Office APPLICATION Please submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample to Quin La Capra via email at: quin.lacapra@mail.house.gov. Closing Date: September 4th. MEM-185-15 Arkansas Republican is seeking interns for late August through December 2015. Qualified candidates will be hardworking, motivated self-starters, detail-oriented, and professional with strong communication and writing skills. Daily duties as an intern will include, but are not limited to, providing general constituent services in the form of answering phone calls and sorting mail, leading Capitol tours, conducting research for staff members, drafting constituent correspondence, and attending hearings. Arkansas ties are a plus but not a requirement. This internship is unpaid. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to ArkansasGOPIntern@gmail.com. MEM-184-15 The office of a western Republican House member is looking for an unpaid intern for Fall 2015. Candidates should be hardworking, detail-oriented, and professional with strong communication and writing skills. Intern responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, providing general constituent services in the form of answering phone calls and sorting mail, leading Capitol tours, conducting research for staff members, drafting constituent correspondence, and attending hearings. Interested candidates should send their resume, a cover letter, and a brief writing sample to WesternStateIntern@gmail.com. MEM-183-15 The Washington, DC office of Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY) is offering Fall internship opportunities for college students and recent college graduates. First-hand experience interning in Congresswoman Slaughter’s office provides a unique opportunity to understand the development and implementation of public policy. Intern responsibilities include drafting letters to constituents, attending committee hearings, writing summary briefs, researching various issues for the legislative staff, and assisting with additional office duties. Interns are matched based on their policy interests with a legislative staffer and together they develop substantive projects that allow interns the chance to increase their knowledge of a subject area and better understand how the federal government works. Interns will also gain unique insight into the legislative process and parliamentary procedure as a result of Congresswoman Slaughter’s position as the ranking member of the House Rules Committee. The Rules Committee determines the parameters of debate for all major pieces of legislation. The internship provides different opportunities with staff to discuss their experiences on the Hill and future employment strategies. Applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and a one to three page writing sample to James Blum at NY25.InternApplications@mail.house.gov. Please do not hesitate to contact James at (202) 225-3615 with any questions. MEM-182-15 The office of Congressman Dan Donovan (R-NY) is currently seeking highly motivated and organized applicants for a full or part-time unpaid internship for the 2015 fall internship session. Candidates should possess interest in the legislative process, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail. Responsibilities will mostly include, but are not limited to: answering phones, conducting Capitol tours, attending hearings and/or briefings for legislative staff, and performing various administrative tasks. New York ties are preferred, but are not required. The months of the internship may vary depending on the availability or school schedule of the applicant. If interested, please send a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to NY11internships@gmail.com with "Fall Internship" in the subject line. Please include your earliest possible start date and latest possible end date. NO phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted. MEM-181-15 The office of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) is seeking a full-time communications intern for her Washington D.C. office for Fall of 2015. Ideal candidate must possess strong writing skills, be detail-oriented and professional. Intern will work directly with the communications director and members of the media. Responsibilities would include writing releases, monitoring social media and developing media strategies. Position is unpaid and serves to provide professional and educational value to participants. Office is flexible in allowing intern to attend hearings and briefings as well as work with LA’s on issues of their interest. Potential applicants must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment and be interested in learning more about the legislative process. Candidates with photography and graphic design experience strongly encouraged to apply. Please send resume and cover letter to internship.in02@gmail.com. No phone calls please. MEM-180-15 The office of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) is seeking full-time interns for her Washington D.C. office for Fall of 2015. Ideal candidate would be professional, dependable and possess a strong writing skills and work ethic. Responsibilities include phone assistance, constituent correspondence, Capitol tours and other legislative projects. Positions are unpaid and serve to provide professional and educational value to participants. Office is flexible in allowing interns to attend hearings and briefings as well as work with LA’s on issues of their interest. Candidates must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment and be interested in learning more about the legislative process. Please send resume and cover letter to internship.in02@gmail.com. No phone calls please. MEM-179-15 New Jersey Democrat seeking interns for the fall semester (Aug through Dec 2015). Qualified candidates will be organized, motivated self-starters, with strong communication and writing skills. Day-to-day duties include assisting with front office operations which includes greeting visitors, opening and sorting mail, answering phones, and conducting Capitol tours. Interns will also attend hearings and briefings and conduct research for staff. This internship is unpaid. Please send cover letter, resume, and a one page writing sample to: nj08jobs@gmail.com. Absolutely no phone calls or drop-ins. MEM-178-15 The Washington, DC office of Congressman Paul Gosar (AZ-04) seeks a highly motivated full or part-time intern for Fall 2015. Successful candidates will demonstrate that they are organized, detail-oriented, and professional. Strong written and oral communication skills are essential. Intern responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting staff with legislative, administrative, constituent relations, and press activities. Interns will: answer phones; sort, distribute, and respond to constituent mail; lead tours of the US Capitol building; attend hearings and briefings; and assist with legislative research. Please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample(s) to GOPinternshipAZ@gmail.com. MEM-177-15 Progressive Maryland Democrat seeks qualified interns to join her Washington, D.C. office for an unpaid legislative internship during the Fall 2015 term. Applicants should have a familiarity with the legislative process and have a desire to learn while being a part of a hardworking team. Ideal candidates will possess strong writing and verbal communication skills, a demonstrated interest in legislative issues, the ability to multi-task and conduct research, and an enthusiastic attitude. Interns will have the opportunity to assist staff with legislative and scheduling projects, attend briefings and hearings, draft memos, sort and distribute mail, and give Capitol tours. Candidates with Maryland ties are strongly encouraged to apply. Please email a resume, cover letter stating your availability, and a brief (no more than one page) writing sample by Friday, July 31, 2015 to internship.md04@mail.house.gov. MEM-176-15 Congressman John Lewis, Representative for the 5th District of Georgia, seeks fall interns for his Washington, D.C., office. Interns will work in a fast-paced setting and gain valuable experience and knowledge of the United States Congress. Responsibilities include greeting constituents and visitors, handling phone calls, supporting staff with administrative tasks, conducting legislative research, aiding communications staff, and assisting with special projects and assignments. Preference will be given to those with Georgia connections and those available full-time. If you would like to receive more information or apply to our internship program, please complete the application at http://johnlewis.house.gov/. For immediate consideration, please send the application, resume, and writing sample to Sarah.Hager@mail.house.gov. MEM-174-15 Congresswoman Candice S. Miller (R-MI) seeks legislative interns for the Fall 2015 semester. Interns will work in a fast-paced congressional office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the legislative process and the United States Congress. Intern responsibilities include greeting constituents, managing constituent phone calls, and assisting staff with administrative tasks. Interns will also have the opportunity to conduct legislative research, assist with constituent correspondence, and attend legislative briefings, congressional hearings, receptions, and press events. Requirements: Interns must have a good attitude, strong work ethic, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Successful interns will be able to find information with little assistance, be able to work both independently as well as part of a team environment, and possess a strong attention to detail. Applicants should have working knowledge of current events and policy topics, as well as a willingness to perform a variety of tasks and administrative functions. Michigan ties are preferred, but not required. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to mi10intern@gmail.com . MEM-173-15 North Carolina Democrat seeks an unpaid Legislative Fellow for her Washington, D.C. office. Duties include assisting the legislative staff in conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memoranda, organizing talking points, and preparing for events. The Legislative Fellow will also be expected to assist the office with administrative duties. North Carolina ties are a plus. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Please send your resume and cover letter to nc12internjobs@gmail.com. MEM-171-15 The office of a New York Congressman seeks an unpaid press intern with exceptional writing and editing skills. Duties will include: authoring interesting and creative content for the website on various topics and other tasks as assigned. The intern must be highly motivated and have excellent writing and communication skills. All interested and qualified candidates should email a resume and three writing samples. Please submit all inquiries with the subject “Press Internship” to: NY.ResumeInbox@mail.house.gov. MEM-170-15 Energetic New York Democrat is seeking a highly motivated legislative intern to join his Washington, DC office for a part time unpaid internship this Fall. Candidates should possess a professional and courteous demeanor, interest in the legislative process, excellent communication skills, the ability to multitask, attention to detail, and a sense of humor. Main responsibilities include, but are not limited to, attending Congressional briefings, responding to constituent correspondence, assisting with flag requests, and general office duties. Candidates with New York ties and previous internship/work experience are strongly encouraged to apply. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample to NY.ResumeInbox@mail.house.gov. Equal opportunity employer. No calls or walk-ins please. MEM-169-15 Representative Debbie Dingell (D-MI) is seeking a full-time congressional intern for her Washington, D.C. office for Fall 2015 (mid-August to December). This internship position will provide individuals the opportunity to work in a fastpaced Congressional office while receiving hands-on political experience. Duties include answering phones, leading U.S. Capitol tours and assisting staff members with research and special projects. There will also be frequent opportunities to attend legislative hearings of personal interest. The ideal candidate will be motivated; detail orientated and possesses strong communication and writing skills. This is a great opportunity for recent graduates seeking Hill experience. Michigan ties are preferred. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to kevin.rambosk@mail.house.gov. MEM-168-15 Midwest Republican seeks full time hard working intern for Fall 2015. Responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to, answering phone calls, assisting with the mail program, providing constituent tours, attending various briefings, and providing research for the legislative staff. Qualified candidates will have exceptional writing skills, strong communication skills, ability to work in a fast paced working environment, and have an interest in learning more about the legislative process. Send a resume and a cover letter to Stephen.Hostelley@mail.house.gov. Ohio candidates are strongly preferred. MEM-167-15 Congressman John Garamendi (CA-03) is seeking a highly motivated intern to join his Washington, DC office in August. Candidates should be collegial, professional, quick learners, and phenomenal team players. Strong oral and written communication skills and close attention to detail are imperative. Duties include assisting staff with legislative, administrative, and press related projects, writing memos and talking points, attending hearings and meetings, answering constituent phone calls, leading tours of the US Capitol, assisting with scheduling, sorting and distributing mail, and managing tour and flag requests. Full-time candidates with California ties and previous internship/work experience are preferred. This is an unpaid internship. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter and dates of availability to Garamendi.Internships@mail.house.gov. MEM-166-15 New Jersey Democratic Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-06), the Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, seeks full time and part time unpaid interns for his personal office during the fall 2015 semester. We are seeking personable, hardworking and motivated individuals with excellent oral and written communication skills. Job duties will include, but are not limited to: answering phones, assisting staffers with general administrative duties, attending briefings, drafting letters to constituents, and conducting congressional research. New Jersey ties are strongly preferred, but not necessary. A good sense of humor is a plus. Please email, with the subject “Fall 2015 Internship Application”, a resume, cover letter, and references to thomas.egan@mail.house.gov, and please include your dates and times of availability. We have immediate vacancies to be filled. MEM-164-15 Conservative Republican seeks highly motivated fall interns for DC office. Successful candidates will be organized, hard-working, and detailoriented. Intern will be responsible for assisting staff with legislative and administrative duties such as greeting visitors, drafting constituent correspondence, answering phones, and leading Capitol tours. Interns will also have opportunities to attend staff briefings and committee hearings to gain firsthand knowledge of the legislative process. The position is unpaid, and the intern is responsible for finding housing in the DC area. Florida ties preferred. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and available dates to fl11internship@gmail.com. No phone calls or walk-ins, please. MEM-162-15 California Democrat is seeking hardworking interns for the fall 2015 semester. Interns will conduct legislative research, compile press clips, assist with front office operations, help with constituent relations, coordinate and conduct tours, and learn from staff about the day-to-day operations of a congressional office. Ideal candidates will be hardworking, creative, critical thinkers with a good sense of humor. Strong communications and writing skills are crucial. Northern California ties are preferred, but not required. Please submit a cover letter, brief writing sample, and resume to bera.resume@mail.house.gov. MEM-160-15 Nevada Republican seeks a legislative intern for August and/or Fall 2015. Interns will work in a fast-paced Congressional Office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the legislative process and the United States Congress. Intern responsibilities include greeting constituents, handling constituent phone calls, opening and sorting mail, guiding Capitol building tours, and assisting staff with administrative tasks. Interns will also have the opportunity to conduct legislative research, and assist with correspondence, as well as attend Capitol Hill briefings, congressional hearings, receptions, and press events. Legislative Internship Qualifications: Our office is looking for an intern with a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Successful interns will be selfstarters, take and listen to direction, and be willing to work both independently as well as part of a team environment. Applicants should have working knowledge of current events and policy topics, as well as a willingness to do assist with daily office tasks. Nevada ties strongly preferred. Legislative Internship Requirements: Interns must be able to commit a minimum of three full days a week (9:00am- 6:00pm). Students welcome to apply. Those interested please send cover letter, updated resume, and references to kelsey.wolfgram@mail.house.gov. MEM-159-15 Nevada Republican seeks an unpaid communications intern for August 2015 and/or Fall 2015. Interns will work in a fast-paced Congressional office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the communications process and the United States Congress. Communication intern responsibilities include tracking and reporting on social media and news story comments, drafting social media posts, establishing and managing a twitter account, and reaching out to local/national reporters on social media. Interns will also have the opportunity to attend events and committee meetings to take photos and videos, work with the communications director to put press releases on the website, and assist with writing projects at the discretion of the communications director. Interns will also help facilitate our constituent communications program and guide constituents on tours of the US Capitol building. Communications Intern Qualifications: Our office seeks an intern with a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Successful interns will be selfstarters, take and listen to direction, and be willing to work both independently and as a member of a team environment. Applicants must have a working knowledge of current events and policy topics as well as a willingness to assist with daily communication tasks. Nevada ties strongly preferred. Communications Intern Requirements: Interns must be able to commit a minimum of three full days a week (9:00 am- 6:00 pm) with the option of working full-time, June through August. Students are welcome to apply. If interested, please send a cover letter, updated resume, sample of a social media post for a congressperson, and references to kelsey.wolfgram@mail.house.gov. MEM-154-15 North Carolina Democrat seeks an unpaid Communications Fellow for her Washington, D.C. office. Duties include tracking press clips and traffic on social media networks, updating and maintaining press contact lists, drafting press releases, and assisting with the office's day-to-day communications operation. Applicants should have a strong interest in political communications, new media, or journalism. North Carolina ties are a plus. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Please send your resume and cover letter to nc12internjobs@gmail.com. MEM-152-15 New York Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) is seeking unpaid interns, preferably to begin immediately. Interns will: • Assist with office administrative tasks including, sorting incoming mail, greeting visitors, and answering the telephone. • Assist in the preparation of constituent responses. • Perform legislative research. • Respond to requests from constituents. • Attend briefings, hearings, and special events. • Gain valuable Hill experience and learn about the federal legislative process. Candidates with graphic design, layout, Photoshop and computer programming skills are highly preferred. Congressman Jerrold Nadler represents New York's 10th Congressional District, which includes parts of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Congressman Nadler serves on the Judiciary Committee and on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, where he is the highest ranking member from New York. He is the Ranking member of The Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet. To Apply: Please e-mail a resume, brief cover letter, and 1-2 page writing sample to: Email: Christian.Barbato@mail.house.gov . MEM-150-15 Arkansas Republican is seeking interns for August through December 2015. Qualified candidates will be hardworking, motivated self-starters, detail-oriented, and professional with strong communication and writing skills. Daily duties as an intern will include, but are not limited to, providing general constituent services in the form of answering phone calls and sorting mail, leading Capitol tours, conducting research for staff members, drafting constituent correspondence, and attending hearings. Arkansas ties are a plus but not a requirement. This internship is unpaid. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to ArkansasGOPIntern@gmail.com.

US House Job Opportunities -- July 27th, 2015

House Vacancy Announcement and Placement Service (HVAPS) B-235 Longworth House Office Building Washington, D.C. 20515 202-226-5836 Vacancy Bulletins are available for pick-up in Longworth HOB - B-227 (CAO First Call Customer Service Center) or in the CAO Human Resources Office - Ford HOB 102. To Subscribe or Unsubscribe to the Vacancy Listserv visit: http://www.house.gov/content/jobs/ Job Line: 202-226-4504 MEMBER AND COMMITTEE VACANCY LISTING Week of July 27, 2015 MEM-197-15 Rep. Keith Ellison (MN-05) is accepting applications for an Executive Assistant/Office Manager position. The Executive Assistant/Office Manager will manage and prepare the Member’s schedule, respond to all scheduling requests, arrange the Member’s travel, and provide and assist with local travel. The Executive Assistant/Office Manager will order and maintain office supplies, will maintain office personnel files, and will work closely with the staff assistant and interns. This position requires candidates with proven experience in administrative roles, knowledge of the Congressional work setting, and comfort working one-on-one with the Member and his Chief of Staff. Strong written and oral communication skills, superior organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to work in an extremely fast paced office, and flexibility to work late hours on short notice are necessary for the position. Owning or having consistent access to a car is required. This is not an entry level position. Minnesota ties a plus. Please send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to mn05position@mail.house.gov. Please include references. MEM-193-15 Rep. Jackie Speier (CA-14) seeks a staff assistant to assume the responsibilities of managing the front desk and greeting visitors. Daily tasks include answering telephones, conducting and organizing tours, processing flag requests, assisting the D.C. and District staff on various projects, and serving as intern coordinator. Applicants should be detail-oriented professionals with strong organizational skills and writing abilities, positive attitudes and pride in work product in addition to maintaining a vehicle in D.C. Applicants with ties to the 14th Congressional District and/or the Bay Area are strongly encouraged to apply. Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to Cookab Hashemi, chief of staff at cookab.hashemi@mail.house.gov. The deadline to apply for the position is Wednesday, July 30, 2015. Absolutely no phone calls, e-mails or walk-ins, please. MEM-192-15 Republican Committee in the House of Representatives seeks Staff Assistant with strong administrative skills and interest in workforce policy. Must be well-organized, detail-oriented, and a team player. Responsibilities include office administration, scheduling, legislative tracking, and other administrative projects as assigned. Excellent proof reading, writing, and computer skills required. Please send resumes to edandlresumes@mail.house.gov. MEM-191-15 Republican Committee in the House of Representatives seeks Professional Staff Member with background in workplace and employment law, with particular emphasis on traditional labor law, including the National Labor Relations Act. Law degree and congressional experience desired. Good writing and research skills necessary. Please send resumes to edandlresumes@mail.house.gov. MEM-188-15 Committee on Ethics has an opening for a Staff Assistant. Duties include: answering telephones; assisting with the tracking and processing of committee correspondence; providing administrative support in setting up committee meetings; and entering data and navigating databases with accuracy. This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all Members of Congress equally and refrain from political or partisan activity. Applicants must have excellent organizational skills and a professional telephone manner; good computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others; ability to use good judgment in responding to inquiries and requests; and flexibility in assisting with daily tasks and projects. Please email cover letter and resume with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line to ethicsjobs@mail.house.gov. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. MEM-172-15 Active Democrat House Members seeks experienced, media savvy Communications Director to run aggressive press operation in fast-paced office. Duties include: managing day-to-day press operations in D.C. and the district, developing communication strategy, drafting press releases, op-eds, talking points and other content, overseeing and planning media events, preparing member, developing relationships with local and national reporters, and working in conjunction with outreach director and district staff. Ideal candidate will have on-the-record experience and excellent writing skills. Hill or other political experience/California ties a plus. Please send resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to jo.th@mail.house.gov. Please, no walk-ins or phone calls. MEM-165-15 Congressman Xavier Becerra is seeking to immediately fill a full-time job opening for a Field Deputy position in his district office. The Field Deputy serves as the congressman’s liaison with the community, local organizations and government agencies; staff and/or represent the congressman at events; advise the congressman about local issues; help organize community based meetings and events; implement proactive constituent outreach program; prepare Member for speeches and meetings; draft correspondence. This position requires work hours beyond the normal 8-hour work day and will include work on weekends and holidays. Qualifications: Strong written, communication, analytical, and organization skills; an ability to relate well with individuals of diverse backgrounds; impeccable customer service manners; and superior public speaking skills. Minimum two (2) years of experience working directly with the community at large. Knowledge of the Asian Pacific Islander communities a plus. Good computer skills, including proficiency and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher and Power Point. Bachelor’s degree required. Candidate must have a thorough understanding of government agencies and structure (local, county, state and federal). Must be able to work efficiently and effectively as a member of a team, be able to meet strict deadlines, balance multiple projects simultaneously and work under pressure. Attention to detail and accuracy is essential. Candidate should demonstrate a positive attitude, commitment to excellence, upbeat demeanor and flexibility. Candidate should expect weekend, some holidays, and after-hours assignments. Salary will depend on the experience of the applicant. Bilingual skills a plus. To apply: All interested individuals should email a cover letter, resume and salary history to Resume.California@mail.house.gov. No phone calls please. MEM-155-15 California Republican seeks Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse portfolio of issues. Duties will include tracking legislation and other developments to brief the Member on floor votes and pending legislative matters, developing and implementing policy initiatives in line with office goals, meeting with constituents and other interest groups, and coordinating with DC and district staff regarding legislation, messaging, and events. Qualified candidates must be proactive and hard working with exceptional writing and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment. Legislative experience required. Knowledge of the Appropriations process and California ties are a plus. Please email resume and cover letter to carepublicanjobs@gmail.com. MEM-153-15 Established Member of Congress from the southeastern US seeks an experienced staffer for a Legislative Director position. Only current/previous Legislative Directors or Senior Legislative Assistants with experience will be considered. LD will be responsible for driving member legislative initiatives, briefing the member on all policy matters, meeting with relevant public interest groups and constituents, providing real time vote recommendations, and assisting the Chief of Staff on policy matters. Position requires a comprehensive knowledge of House procedures as well as a working knowledge of all current issues debated in the House. Teamoriented skill, outgoing personality, and attention to detail are requirements and staff members with ties to the southeast will be given special consideration. Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to USHouseStaffJob@gmail.com. MEM-151-15 House Democrat seeks Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse portfolio of policy issues with a primary focus on legislation before the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Responsibilities include developing and advancing legislative initiatives, preparing briefing materials, drafting constituent correspondence and floor statements, coordinating with the communications team and district staff on messaging and events, as well as building and maintaining stakeholder relationships. Candidate must be a strong and effective writer with excellent verbal communication skills. Good judgment and the ability to be proactive, resourceful and thrive in a fast-paced environment are essential. Previous congressional experience is required. This is not an entry level position. Candidates should have a demonstrable background in transportation policy. Email resume and cover letter to hire@mail.house.gov. No calls or walk-ins, please. MEM-148-15 The Office of Representative Justin Amash is seeking a bright, creative, and hard-working legislative assistant to join our Washington, D.C.-based policy team. The legislative assistant will draft legislation, analyze bills, and meet with constituents concerning policy matters, among other duties. The legislative assistant will be expected to handle a diverse portfolio of policy issues, which can be tailored somewhat to the staffer’s expertise and interests. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to individual liberty, economic freedom, and the defense of the Constitution. He or she also must be an excellent writer and clear thinker willing to take on the most serious impediments to a freer, more prosperous America. Candidates who prefer staid and steady work or who avoid challenges (and the occasional failure) may be more comfortable elsewhere. Candidates must have a B.A. or equivalent, and we prefer candidates who have a background in economics and some policy experience, although Hill experience is not required. To apply, please send a résumé and cover letter to mi03.apply@gmail.com. MEM-147-15 A North Carolina Democrat seeks a scheduler to serve in her Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include but are not limited to managing the Member’s D.C. calendar, District calendar, coordinating logistics and travel arrangements, and overseeing administrative work for the Member. Must be highly organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, have the ability to adapt to changing circumstances, creatively solve problems and be comfortable multitasking in a fast-paced environment while displaying a friendly, professional attitude. North Carolina ties are preferred but not required. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Please send a resume and cover letter to nchousejobs@gmail.com. No calls or drop-ins please. MEM-146-15 The District Office Field Representative/Caseworker monitors and updates the Congressman and District Director on district and local issues. This position acts as a liaison to federal, district, and local agencies for the Congressman and constituents and answers casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Acts as the representative for the Congressman within his or her area of responsibility including answering casework correspondence, meeting with constituents, verbal communications with constituents, and serving as a liaison with federal, district, and local agencies; Informs the Congressman and the District Director of all happenings in his or her assigned issue areas by screening district media sources and interacting with constituents; Handles casework assignments; Acts as a liaison to local, state and federal officials and other persons or groups to form effective relationships for the Congressman; Assesses casework for problems requiring legislative action and makes recommendations to the District Director and Scheduler; Monitors scheduled district meetings for the Congressman with constituents; Works well under pressure and handles stress; Works a flexible schedule including long hours, nights and weekends; and Performs other duties as assigned. EDUCATION (OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE): Full-time experience preferred; strong academic credentials required; extensive community relationships desired. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: Strong oral and written communication skills; Thorough knowledge of local, state and federal agencies and departments; Knowledge of all issues and events in the district in which the Congressman is involved; Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others; Temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner; Thoroughness and careful attention to detail; Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in fulfillment of casework responsibilities; Knowledge of office policies, practices, procedures, and computer applications. WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is mainly performed in an office environment, but the Field Representative will often need to attend and participate in meetings and public functions out of the office including evenings and weekend events. Noise levels are usually moderate; and Ability to work in a small work station without an expectation of privacy. E-mail a resume and cover letter to CA02.Requests@mail.house.gov with the subject line “CA02 Field Representative/Caseworker.” MEM-143-15 Senior California Democrat seeks Legislative Assistant, or Senior Legislative Assistant depending on qualifications, to handle work on the Financial Services Committee. Candidates should have substantial experience with financial services issues and substantial Congressional experience. The successful applicant will possess strong writing and oral communication skills, work well with others, be comfortable in a fast-paced environment, and understand the legislative process. To apply, please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three writing samples to HouseFinancialServicesLA@gmail.com. No phone calls or drop-ins please. MEM-141-15 Republican Member seeks a Legislative Assistant with strong Tennessee ties. Legislative duties will include briefing the Member on floor votes and other pending legislation. Preference will be given to those with expertise on issues involving healthcare, education and veterans’ affairs. Successful candidates must demonstrate exceptional writing ability, attention to detail, and organizational skills. Hill experience and familiarity with IQ are a plus. Send resume and cover letter to TNHousejob@gmail.com. MEM-140-15 The Office of Congressman Juan Vargas is seeking a high energy, highlyorganized, and detail oriented Field Representative/Caseworker for his District Office. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Serve as an official representative for the Member throughout communities in the District. • Act as liaison with federal, district, and local government agencies, political officials, and other community organizations to form effective relationships for the Member. • Monitor and update the Member and District Director on district and local issues of importance. • Staff and provide logistical support for scheduled district meetings and events for the Member. • Assess local and casework related issues for problems requiring possible legislative action; make recommendations to the District Director and Chief of Staff. • Answer casework correspondence and verbal communications with constituents. • Provide casework assistance to constituents in a timely and efficient manner; proactively follow up on all open cases until a resolution is reached. QUALIFICATIONS: • A candidate with a background in and/or understanding of military/veteran issues. • Veterans, reservists, women, and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including nights and weekends, if needed. • Excellent written (English and Spanish) and interpersonal communication skills. • Ability to work with staff at all levels, work well under pressure and be detail oriented. • Possess an understanding of the federal legislative process. • Ability to quickly learn about key issues and events in the district for which the Member is involved. • A qualified applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, possess a valid California driver’s license with the ability to travel as needed. To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to CAJobs@mail.house.gov. MEM-111-15 Senior Democratic Congresswoman seeks an experienced, organized and detail-oriented Scheduler/Office Manager for the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include managing office calendars and visitor access to Member and staff in front office, organizing and tracking invitations, speaking engagements, travel reservations and other requests for the Member, coordinating with district staff, and maintaining administrative demands. The Scheduler/Office Manager will work closely with other staff members, particularly senior staffers, to ensure efficient and seamless office operations. Ideal candidates are flexible, responsive, collaborative, work well under pressure and on short deadlines, and are able to balance competing demands. Candidates must be available to assist the Member outside of regular business hours. Applicants should also have a positive attitude, excellent organizational skills, strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, political instincts and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. This is not an entry-level position. Previous Capitol Hill operational and/or scheduling experience is required. Ohio ties preferred. No phone calls, emails or drop-bys. Please submit cover letter, resume, and at least two references to Midwestern.Resume@mail.house.gov.