Monday, March 30, 2015

US House Internship Opportunities -- March 30th, 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 March 30, 2015 MEM-093-15 Congresswoman Lois Frankel’s (FL-22) D.C. office seeks interns for two summer sessions: (1) May 12- June 27th and (2) June 30th to August 15th. 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: melissa.durity@mail.house.gov. Please include your availability in your cover letter. MEM-090-15 Nevada Republican seeks an intern for Summer 2015. Interns will work in a fastpaced 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. 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 self-starters, 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. 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 resume, cover letter, and references to kelsey.wolfgram@mail.house.gov. MEM-089-15 Progressive Maryland Democrat seeks qualified interns to join her District office for unpaid Constituent Services and Outreach internships during the Summer 2015 term. Constituent Service Internship - Constituent Service Interns will work in the District office to assist Constituent Service Representatives. Responsibilities include assisting with constituent files, gathering information from federal agencies, and answering constituent calls. S/he will monitor congressional inquiries through online databases. Outreach Internship - The Outreach Intern will work in the District office supporting the team with a variety of outreach projects and activities, including event planning, and advocacy communications. The Outreach Intern also conducts project research using the web and traditional sources such as booth set up at events. S/he helps develop several databases and lists of state, local/civic, and federal organizations and government agencies. S/he must monitor local and national media through print, online/blog and television news media. The Outreach Intern also responds to outreach-related initiatives and assists with general outreach efforts. Ideal candidates for both positions will be detailed oriented, well organized, and able to conduct research. Interns should also possess strong written and verbal communication skills in a professional setting. Undergraduates and recent graduates of any major with ties to Maryland are strongly encouraged to apply. Please email a resume, cover letter stating your availability, and a brief and a one page writing sample by April 24th to internship.md04@mail.house.gov. MEM-088-15 Progressive Maryland Democrat seeks qualified interns to join her Washington, D.C. office for an unpaid legislative internship during the Summer 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 and a one page writing sample by April 24, 2015 to internship.md04@mail.house.gov. MEM-087-15 The Office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) is seeking a fulltime or part-time Press and Social Media intern for the Summer of 2015. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to compiling press clips, monitoring daily news, drafting talking points and press releases, updating social media and working closely with the communications director. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in public relations or journalism, possess strong written communications skills, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and professional manner. Please note that the internship is unpaid and housing is not provided, but student can qualify for academic credit depending on the requirements of the college or university. Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, short writing sample (in the form of a speech or press release) and dates of availability with "Norton Press Internship" in the subject line to william.washington@mail.house.gov. No phone calls or drop-ins please. MEM-086-15 The Office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) is seeking a fulltime or part-time intern for the Summer 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. MEM-085-15 A Democratic California Congressman is seeking one intern to join his Washington, D.C. team for a part- or full-time, unpaid internship starting immediately and ending in June with the possibility for extension. 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, along with a courteous demeanor are essential. 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 email resume and cover letter in PDF format to Intern.Resume@mail.house.gov. MEM-084-15 The office of Congressman Bill Johnson (R-OH) is currently seeking highly motivated and organized applicants for a full or part-time unpaid internship for summer 2015. The internship will be broken down into two sessions, the first running from mid-May to early July and second from early July until late August. Candidates will only be allowed to participate in one session. Starting and ending dates are flexible depending on candidate’s schedule. 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 constituent calls, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, attending and summarizing briefings for legislative staff, and performing various administrative tasks. Ohio ties are preferred. If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to intern.oh06@gmail.com with "2015 Summer Internship" in the subject line. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted. MEM-080-15 Internship opportunity available immediately in Congressman Bruce Westerman’s office. The intern will interact with constituents, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings, answer constituent letters on various issues before the House, and other work to support the Member’s office. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Victoria.Bell@mail.house.gov. MEM-079-15 Hawaii Democratic Office is currently seeking highly motivated summer intern. Successful candidates will be well-organized, hard-working and detail-oriented. Intern responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting staff with legislative, administrative, constituent relations and press activities. Interns will answer and screen telephone calls, greet visitors, assist staff, attend hearing and briefings, lead Capitol tours and write legislative correspondence. Hawaii ties preferred. Email cover letter, resume, and references to: hawaiidemocrat@gmail.com. MEM-077-15 Representative Debbie Dingell (D-MI) is seeking a full-time congressional intern for her Washington, D.C. office for winter/spring 2015. This internship position will provide individuals the opportunity to work in a fast-paced 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-075-15 Representative Rick Larsen (WA-02) is currently seeking a full-time intern to start mid-March with a flexible end date. Ideal candidates have excellent writing and research skills, a positive attitude, and a willingness to go above and beyond what is asked. Intern responsibilities include researching and writing Congressional correspondence, helping constituents find information and fielding constituent phone calls. This internship also provides the opportunity to work closely with staff members and assist in various projects. Washington ties are preferred, but are not required. If interested, please send a resume, cover letter and a writing sample to taylor.paquette@mail.house.gov. Please include "WA-02 Internship" in the subject line. MEM-073-15 Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL) is looking for unpaid interns in his Washington, DC office to start immediately. 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-071-15 The Office of Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) seeks professional, dependable, and enthusiastic student or recent graduate for an unpaid congressional internship working closely with the administrative and legislative teams on a variety of tasks. Intern duties include, but are not limited to, answering phone calls, attending briefings and hearings, conducting tours of the Capitol building, researching legislation & drafting policy memos for the Congressman, writing constituent correspondence, and various day-to-day office tasks. Applicants should possess excellent written and oral communication, and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs. Sacramento, CA ties preferred. Internship to start mid-March or early April. Please send resume and cover letter to bera.resume@mail.house.gov. MEM-070-15 The Office of Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) seeks professional, dependable, and enthusiastic student or recent graduate for an unpaid communications internship working closely with the communications team on a variety of tasks. Background/study in communications, journalism, public relations, or similar field preferred. Duties will include: drafting and posting web content and social media, drafting other written materials (constituent letters, memos, press releases, etc.), compiling daily press clips, answering office phones, and other administrative tasks as assigned. Sacramento, CA ties preferred. Internship to start mid-March or early April. Please send resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample to bera.resume@mail.house.gov. MEM-068-15 Congressman John Garamendi (CA-03) is seeking a highly motivated intern to join his Washington, DC office from March through June. 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 strongly encouraged to apply. This is an unpaid internship. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter and dates of availability to Garamendi.Internships@mail.house.gov. MEM-067-15 The Republican office of the Committee on House Administration seeks energetic and self-motivated individuals with an interest in government and public policy, to apply for its full-time Summer 2015 internship program. Working closely with Committee staff, interns will have the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of the inner-workings of a congressional committee and learn about the day-to-day administrative operations of the House of Representatives. Interns are responsible for assisting Committee staff with official proceedings (hearings/markups), oversight, research, assisting with phone inquiries, and providing support to all Committee staff. This is a paid internship. To apply, please send a cover letter, one page resume, and a writing sample to CHARep.Intern@mail.house.gov with “2015 Summer Internship” in the subject line. MEM-066-15 Democratic Member of the House seeks an unpaid intern for their DC office. Responsibilities include assisting staff with general office duties, drafting constituent correspondence, attending briefings and hearings, answering phones, researching legislative issues, giving Capitol tours, greeting visitors and performing various other tasks. Candidate should be energetic, enthusiastic and able to thrive in a fast-paced working environment. Strong communication skills are a must. Candidates should have a general understanding of the governmental process, knowledge of North Carolina, and interest in the legislative process. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample via email to: nc12internjobs@gmail.com. Absolutely no phone calls or walk-ins. Minorities, LGBT and women encouraged to apply, North Carolina ties preferred but not required. MEM-064-15 Midwest Republican seeks full time hard working intern for immediate hire. 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-060-15 The Washington, D.C. office of Representative Buddy Carter (GA-01) is currently seeking applicants for the remainder of the spring semester. Internships are available to qualified college students seeking college credit or recent college graduates. Positions are unpaid and serve to provide professional and educational value to participants as well as an understanding of our federal legislative process. Georgia ties are preferred, but they are not required. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: providing tours of the Capitol, answering phones, helping staff process constituents’ mail and inquiries. Other responsibilities may include assisting staff with legislative research, writing meeting briefings, and attending committee hearings. Candidates should possess an interest in the legislative process, strong communication skills, along with a motivation and organization. If you are interested in being considered for an internship, please send your resume, cover letter, and any relevant writing samples to Hart.Thompson@mail.house.gov. No drop-ins please. MEM-057-15 Moderate Southern Democrat seeks applicants for part-time and full-time unpaid congressional internships in Washington, DC. Duties will include conducting legislative research, drafting memos and responses to letters from constituents, assisting constituents and visitors to the office, assisting with day-to-day operations at the office, answering phones, leading tours of The US Capitol, running errands and performing basic administrative tasks. Candidates should possess superior written and verbal communication skills and an interest in learning the intricacies of the legislative process. Part-time interns will be expected to commit to at least two full day shifts (9:00am to 6:00pm) per week, Monday through Friday. Ties to Florida are preferred, though not required. Interested parties should submit a resume as well as two professional references to FloridaDemResumeRepository@gmail.com. MEM-055-15 Congressman Ron Kind (WI-03), a member of the House Ways & Means Committee, seeks full or part-time interns to start immediately in his Washington, DC office. Primary responsibilities include issue and legislative research, writing constituent mail, composing statements and press releases, administrative duties, and various other assignments. Washington, DC interns will have the opportunity to attend staff issue briefings and committee hearings to gain firsthand knowledge of how the legislative process works. The position is unpaid and interns are responsible for finding their own housing. Preference is for an individual who can work full-time from now through June but will also consider a flexible part-time schedule. Wisconsin ties are preferred, but not necessary. If interested, please send cover letter and resume to alex.eveland@mail.house.gov. MEM-053-15 The office of Congressman Ken Buck (CO-04) is seeking an intern to start immediately. Responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to, answering phone calls, assisting with the mail program, providing constituent tours, drafting correspondence, attending various briefings, providing research for the legislative staff, and assisting front office staff. Applicants should have strong conservative values, exceptional writing skills, strong communication skills, a committed work ethic, and have an interest in learning more about the legislative process. Interested candidates should email their resume to Nicole.Kirsch@mail.house.gov. MEM-050-15 Congressman Benishek from Michigan’s First District seeks unpaid interns to fill positions for February through May 2015. Main responsibilities include answering phones, processing mail, drafting constituent correspondence letters, researching legislative issues, and attending meetings/hearings as needed. There will also be opportunities to attend receptions and seminars of interest. Candidates should be self-motivated, enthusiastic, flexible, and computer-literate (with a good understanding of MS Office). This is a great opportunity for college students seeking academic credit. Michigan ties are preferred. Please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and references to Samuel Grossman at samuel.grossman@mail.house.gov. MEM-046-15 New York Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) is seeking unpaid interns for the spring semester, preferably to begin in mid February and finish in late June. 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. Congressman Jerrold Nadler represents New York's 10th Congressional District, which includes the residents of most of the Upper West Side, Lower Manhattan and sections of 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 or fax a resume, brief cover letter, and 1-2 page writing sample to: Email: Janice.Siegel@mail.house.gov Fax: 202-225-6923

US House Job Opportunities -- March 30th, 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 March 30, 2015 MEM-092-15 California Democrat (Rep. Jerry McNerney) seeks experienced communications director to develop and execute aggressive, proactive longterm media and outreach strategy. Responsibilities include serving as chief spokesperson, successfully pitching stories and press events to both national and local media outlets, responding to media inquiries, effectively messaging policy and other priorities, maintaining an active new media profile, and writing press releases, op-eds, speeches, talking points, and franked mail. Excellent written and oral communication skills, strong editing and proofreading abilities, and the desire to work collaboratively with a team in a fast-paced environment are required. Candidate must be comfortable working closely with the Member and staff. Ideal candidate would be politically astute and have a good sense of humor. Desired qualities include the ability to respond to challenging situations quickly and strategically. This position requires non-traditional hours and travel to the District. California ties, Hill experience, and Spanish literacy are a plus. Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to: McNerneyResumes@mail.house.gov. No calls or drop ins, please. MEM-091-15 The Democratic staff of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is seeking a mid-level Health Counsel with 5 to 10 years of congressional experience on health policy issues including ACA, Medicare, and Medicaid. Attorneys with investigative or litigation experience are preferred. Candidates with diverse backgrounds and experiences are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send resume and cover letter to oversightjobs@mail.house.gov. Please no phone calls. MEM-065-15 New England Democrat seeks a high energy, highly-organized, detail-oriented Scheduler to manage the Member’s District and DC schedule. Responsibilities include organizing and tracking invitations, meetings, speaking engagements, in District tours and meetings, and scheduling requests for the Member; occasional driving; and managing travel reservations. Candidates must be on call and available to assist the Member after regular business hours. Additionally, the Scheduler will work closely with the Chief of Staff and District Director to ensure efficient and seamless office operations. Qualified applicants should have a car, high energy, a very positive attitude, strong organizational skills, orientation to detail, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, savvy political instincts, poise and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and the ability to multitask. Connecticut ties and willingness to work from Connecticut a plus. Interested parties should email a cover letter and resume to CT05Jobs@gmail.com. No phone calls or walk-ins please. MEM-059-15 Southern Democrat and Member of the Small Business Committee, seeks Legislative Assistant to handle a broad legislative portfolio including Small Business, Financial Services, Judiciary, Healthcare, and Immigration. Qualified candidates must have strong writing, analytical, and organizational skills; a proven ability to perform under pressure while juggling multiple tasks with competing priorities; and sound political judgment. The Legislative Assistant will be expected to handle relevant committee work. This is not an entry level position. Absolutely no phone calls, e-mails or walk-ins. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply, North Carolina ties preferred but not required. Please email cover letter and resume to: NCCongressionalJobs@gmail.com (subject line should read: Legislative Assistant). MEM-052-15 Senior Republican seeks to interview candidates for the position of Press Secretary for a fast-paced office. The successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal skills as well as the proven ability to manage multiple communications projects. She/he will be responsible for developing, managing and coordinating all communications activities, including writing press releases, op-eds, mail pieces, talking points, organizing press events, maintaining the official website including design, implementing social media strategy including Facebook, Twitter, etc., maintaining press database, writing e-newsletters & coordinating Tele-town halls. Duties will also include early daily news clips, briefing the Member for radio interviews, writing and implementing PSA's from the Member, interacting with the press as the Member’s principal spokesperson and coordinating the Member’s overall press relations. The ideal candidate will have Hill experience and familiarity with New Jersey. Must be able to work extended hours and under time pressure. Please email a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to pressopportunity2015@gmail.com. MEM-049-15 Pennsylvania Republican seeks press secretary in Washington, D.C. office. Duties include performing day-to-day operations of an active press office, including new media, drafting press releases, e-newsletters, talking points, and columns. Candidates must have Hill or campaign experience. PA ties preferred. Send resume, writing sample, and cover letter to PA.Resumes@mail.house.gov. MEM-048-15 North Carolina Democratic Congresswoman seeks an experienced Communications Director. The ideal applicant will be an excellent writer and editor with a proven ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a fastpaced environment, while meeting tight deadlines. Responsibilities include: planning and implementing national and local media strategies, managing social media platforms, writing press releases, talking points, op-eds and other materials. Candidate must build and maintain excellent relationships with members of the national and local media and editorial boards and have on-therecord experience. This is not an entry-level position; Hill experience is highly desired. Please send resume and two writing samples to NCCongressionalJobs@gmail.com. No phone calls, e-mails or walk-ins, please. Minorities and women encouraged to apply, North Carolina ties preferred. MEM-044-15 Florida Democrat seeks Communications Director to serve in his D.C. office. The Communications Director will coordinate all press activities, serve as the primary spokesperson for the Representative, and manage national media. The Communications Director will work with the Orlando-based Press Secretary to execute messaging strategies and media activities in the district. Candidates should be proactive, and possess superior written and oral communication skills (including strong writing, editing, and proofreading capabilities). The ideal candidate will have prior political experience and at least two years of professional communications work with national media experience. Primary Responsibilities: • Establishing and maintaining relationships with national and D.C.-based media • Coordinating all media efforts and communications-related events • Drafting and distributing press releases and media advisories; drafting, editing, and placing op-eds • Pitching stories to reporters, responding to press inquiries, and serving as the point-of-contact for national press • Monitoring media narratives and identifying opportunities to promote the Member • Overseeing franked communications strategy, including: the drafting, design, and distribution of franked mail content; executing telephone town hall events; and managing congressional e-newsletter • Managing the congressional website and ensuring that it features timely content • Coordinating and staffing the Congressman for interviews and events (including night and weekend commitments) To apply: Please send a current résumé, cover letter, salary requirement, two writing samples (not to exceed one page each), and three references to FL09job@gmail.com. No calls, emails or walk-ins, please.

Communications Advocate -- National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association

National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association 1605 King Street Alexandria, VA 22314 COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE If you have a passion for the online space and social media, this job is for you. If you’re a media-obsessed news junkie who reads voraciously and writes poetically, this job is for you. If you want to be a part of the effort to grow the scope and influence of a trade association undergoing a renaissance, this job is for you. NSSGA is the leading voice and advocate for the aggregates industry. Its members – stone, sand and gravel producers and the equipment manufacturers and service providers who support them – produce the essential raw materials found in homes, buildings, roads, bridges and public works projects and represent more than 90 percent of the crushed stone and 70 percent of the sand and gravel mined annually in the United States. Specific Duties • Research, develop and write dynamic online content to advance NSSGA’s agenda and to connect with aggregate producers, service providers and manufacturers • Serve as the NSSGA.org webmaster to ensure it is current and running efficiently o Develop new content and landing pages for NSSGA events and new initiatives o Report and analyze all website and social media analytics • Actively engage on social media to advance the association’s agenda • Oversee the technical aspects of online communications channels to ensure deliverability and accuracy • Additional duties as assigned by VP, Communications Minimum Qualifications, Competencies, Skills, Education, and Traits: • A deep enthusiasm for online strategies and communications. Continuously learning – proposing new ideas to benefit NSSGA’s membership and advocacy goals • Excellent writing, editing, proofreading and fact-checking skills • Solid, working knowledge of WordPress to develop pages, posts, and keep NSSGA.org up to date • Must have a minimum of two to four years of experience managing websites, developing features, enhancing existing content and writing and editing content • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with a focus on communications, journalism, marketing or public relations preferred • Photography and videography experience a plus Please provide short cover letter, resume and writing samples that include online examples (FB posts, tweets, blog entries, etc.) to hr@nssga.org. FLSA status: Exempt NSSGA is proudly an equal opportunity employer.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Executive Director -- Prairie Research Institute

The Prairie Research Institute is... a world-class multi-disciplinary unit of the University of Illinois that provides a unique balance of research, expertise, and data on the natural and cultural resources of Illinois to benefit the state’s economy, environment, and people. There is no comparable entity in any other state or university. Institute scientists and engineers pursue basic and applied research and provide objective, integrated, practical advice to public and private sectors. Our researchers encompass a wide breadth of expertise and draw upon over 160 years of collections, records, and data sets. The Prairie Research Institute is the umbrella organization for the state’s five scientific surveys, including the: Illinois Natural History Survey, the Illinois State Geological Survey, the Illinois State Water Survey , the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, and the Illinois State Archaeological Survey. More than 1,000 scientists and staff work in 75 locations around Illinois, pursing projects that include: a federally funded Energy Frontier Research Center to study carbon dioxide storage; major archeological work for the construction of the new Mississippi River Bridge at St. Louis; water supply planning; development of technologies and service programs to support “greener” industry; floodplain mapping; understanding and managing natural resources, native species, and invasive species; among many others. FY14 expenditures (including externally funded research expenditures) totaled nearly $78 million. The Institute reports to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research. Urbana-Champaign is centrally located between Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis: http://welcometochampaignurbana.com/ the-cu-community/micro-urban/ The University is a land-grant institution that provides access to world-class laboratory and academic facilities, Big Ten athletic events, and internationally acclaimed cultural opportunities. Learn more at www.prairie.illinois.edu The Executive Director will: • Provide leadership, direction and overall administration for the development, coordination and implementation of scientific research and service programs, activities and professional services undertaken and provided by the state surveys, and centers and initiatives of the Institute. • Encourage, foster and develop collaborative research, service efforts and relationships with the University of Illinois community and its stakeholders and with external constituents within the State. • Supervise and lead Survey/Center Directors and PRI management and staff to achieve success and foster a culture of innovation and high level performance at both the individual and organizational level. • Encourage and lead a strong commitment to diversity through establishing retention and recruiting priorities. • Foster a culture of open communication and promote awareness of and education about safety and safe working methods. • Ensure the Institute gathers, disseminates and archives accurate, objective and relevant scientific information for government, business and the public related to the environmental quality, economic prosperity and public safety with a focus on the natural history, water, geological, cultural and atmospheric resources and in the development and implementation of sustainable technologies. • Ensure the Institute’s legislative responsibilities to provide scientific advice to Illinois and municipal agencies and businesses are met. • Encourage and promote the research enterprise including proposal writing, research innovation, teaching and education; identify and secure state, federal, and private sources of funding. • Facilitate Institute, survey and center development efforts. • Organize and convene the Prairie Research Institute Advisory Board. Qualifications: PhD or equivalent in a science, engineering or other field relevant to the mission and goals of the Institute. Significant administrative experience in bringing science to bear on public policy decisions, experience managing a scientific survey or organization of comparable scope and complexity; familiarity with academic research environments; experience in forming and maintaining relationships with state, federal, relevant non-governmental organizations and citizens; and an established record of obtaining sponsored funding from state and federal agencies and the private sector and actively facilitating research endeavors. This position is appointed on a 12-month service basis. A tenure option is available for candidates with an academic track record appropriate for a tenured full professor at the University, or commensurately significant other qualifications. The starting date is negotiable. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Applications submitted by April 15, 2015 shall recieved full consideration. To apply, please visit: https:jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board to complete an online profile and to upload 1) Letter of interest and qualification (not to exceed three pages), 2) CV, 3) Names and contact information for five (5) professional references. For further information, please contact Susan Key, Director of Portfolio Human Resources, susankey@illinois.edu. The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

Health Policy - Senior Associate -- Venn Strategies

Health Policy - Senior Associate Venn Strategies, a high-profile, dynamic government affairs/public affairs firm HQ in DC, seeks a senior associate for its growing health policy practice. Candidate should have 3-5+ years of professional experience in the federal health policy field, with demonstrable legislative and regulatory knowledge. Work should include service in relevant position(s) on Capitol Hill, the Executive Branch and/or in public affairs/advocacy firms or federal affairs offices/trade associations. Possess excellent research and communications skills (written and oral), have a demonstrated strong work ethic and function well on a team, capably multi-task, with confident PowerPoint, Excel and other computer skills. The candidate will be an integral part of a strategic team providing research and client support for health care corporations, coalitions and public health organizations. Salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits. Resumes with cover letter should be sent to job@vennstrategies.com with “Health Policy Senior Associate” in subject line.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Kentucky Member Looking to Fill 4 Vacancies

Kentucky office currently looking to fill several positions. If you know of anyone, please direct them to submit an email to KYLegJobs@gmail.com. The subject line should reference the job of interest, and a cover letter and resume are required. 1. Legislative Correspondent – KY office is looking for a Legislative Correspondent. Responsibilities include performing the research necessary to formulate an adequate response to constituent corespondent and draft those responses in conjunction with the input of the Legislative Assistant(s) handling the issue and the Legislative Director. The person will develop and maintain a collection of prepared text, and be responsible for edits and updates as necessary. Duties may also include properly editing constituent information within the mail system, working with Legislative Assistants to track and develop legislation, assist in with legislative initiatives, and attending and reporting on assigned caucus and constituent meetings. 2. Education Legislative Assistant – KY office is looking for a Legislative Assistant to cover Education, as well as additional issue areas to be assigned. Hill experience strongly preferred. Experience with the Education portfolio also strongly preferred. This LA will be responsible for tracking legislation and other developments within their issue portfolio; briefing the Member for floor and committee work; developing, planning and executing cosponsor and sponsor opportunities; preparing vote recommendations; working in coordination with the Legislative Director and the Communications Department to communicate initiatives; conducting constituent meetings; and maintaining vote justifications, accomplishments and legislative fact sheets. 3. Budget, Tax and Banking Legislative Assistant — KY office is looking for a Legislative Assistant to cover Budget, Tax and Banking issues. Hill experience strongly preferred. Experience with the Budget and Tax portfolio required. This LA will be responsible for tracking legislation and other developments within their issue portfolio; briefing the Member for floor and committee work; developing, planning and executing cosponsor and sponsor opportunities; preparing vote recommendations; working in coordination with the Legislative Director and the Communications Department to communicate initiatives; conducting constituent meetings; and maintaining vote justifications, accomplishments and legislative fact sheets. 4. Foreign Affairs/Military Legislative Assistant - KY office is looking for a Legislative Assistant to cover Foreign Affairs, as well as additional issue areas to be assigned, possibly including Defense. Hill experience strongly preferred. Experience with the Foreign Affairs portfolio also strongly preferred. Familiarity with the Defense portfolio a plus. This LA will be responsible for tracking legislation and other developments within their issue portfolio; briefing the Member for floor and committee work; developing, planning and executing cosponsor and sponsor opportunities; preparing vote recommendations; working in coordination with the Legislative Director and the Communications Department to communicate initiatives; conducting constituent meetings; and maintaining vote justifications, accomplishments and legislative fact sheets.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

US House Internship Opportunities -- March 16th, 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 March 16, 2015 MEM-085-15 A Democratic California Congressman is seeking one intern to join his Washington, D.C. team for a part- or full-time, unpaid internship starting immediately and ending in June with the possibility for extension. 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, along with a courteous demeanor are essential. 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 email resume and cover letter in PDF format to Intern.Resume@mail.house.gov. MEM-084-15 The office of Congressman Bill Johnson (R-OH) is currently seeking highly motivated and organized applicants for a full or part-time unpaid internship for summer 2015. The internship will be broken down into two sessions, the first running from mid-May to early July and second from early July until late August. Candidates will only be allowed to participate in one session. Starting and ending dates are flexible depending on candidate’s schedule. 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 constituent calls, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, attending and summarizing briefings for legislative staff, and performing various administrative tasks. Ohio ties are preferred. If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to intern.oh06@gmail.com with "2015 Summer Internship" in the subject line. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted. MEM-083-15 California Democratic Office is currently seeking a full-time intern to start immediately with a flexible end date. Ideal candidates have excellent writing and research skills, a proactive and positive attitude, and are willing to take initiative to execute tasks and ensure smooth office workflow. Responsibilities include constituent correspondence, answering phones, responding to and sorting incoming messages, assisting staff with legislative projects, attending briefings and hearings, booking rooms on behalf of staff, leading capitol tours, and working with legislative staff on various projects. California ties are strongly preferred, but not required. If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Yusuf.Parray@mail.house.gov. Please include “March Internship” in the subject line. MEM-082-15 The DC office of Congressman Derek Kilmer, hailing from Washington’s 6th district, is looking for personable, diligent full or part-time interns to start this upcoming Summer term. This is an opportunity to learn about the inner-workings of a congressional office in a fast-paced work environment. The internship allows access to briefings and interesting events related to a wide range of important issues. Responsibilities include assisting with constituent correspondence, producing daily press clips, and leading tours of the Capitol. This is a unique opportunity and prime for students or recent grads who are interested in learning about the legislative process or may eventually want to work for the federal government. To apply please send a resume, contact information for two references, and a cover letter outlining your interest in the position to nwcongressionalinternship@gmail.com, and expect a response within a week. Those with Washington state ties strongly encouraged to apply. We look forward to hearing from you! MEM-081-15 The Washington, DC office of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY) is offering summer internship opportunities for students and recent graduates. First-hand experience in Congresswoman Slaughter’s office will provide interns with an unparalleled knowledge and understanding of the development of public policy and government affairs. 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 will receive 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 before it can be considered on the House Floor, including which amendments can be offered. The internship provides different opportunities with staff to discuss their experiences on the Hill and future employment strategies. Applicants should email 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-080-15 Internship opportunity available immediately in Congressman Bruce Westerman’s office. The intern will interact with constituents, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings, answer constituent letters on various issues before the House, and other work to support the Member’s office. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Victoria.Bell@mail.house.gov. MEM-079-15 Hawaii Democratic Office is currently seeking highly motivated summer intern. Successful candidates will be well-organized, hard-working and detail-oriented. Intern responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting staff with legislative, administrative, constituent relations and press activities. Interns will answer and screen telephone calls, greet visitors, assist staff, attend hearing and briefings, lead Capitol tours and write legislative correspondence. Hawaii ties preferred. Email cover letter, resume, and references to: hawaiidemocrat@gmail.com. MEM-077-15 Representative Debbie Dingell (D-MI) is seeking a full-time congressional intern for her Washington, D.C. office for winter/spring 2015. This internship position will provide individuals the opportunity to work in a fast-paced 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-075-15 Representative Rick Larsen (WA-02) is currently seeking a full-time intern to start mid-March with a flexible end date. Ideal candidates have excellent writing and research skills, a positive attitude, and a willingness to go above and beyond what is asked. Intern responsibilities include researching and writing Congressional correspondence, helping constituents find information and fielding constituent phone calls. This internship also provides the opportunity to work closely with staff members and assist in various projects. Washington ties are preferred, but are not required. If interested, please send a resume, cover letter and a writing sample to taylor.paquette@mail.house.gov. Please include "WA-02 Internship" in the subject line. MEM-073-15 Congressman Adam Kinzinger (IL) is looking for unpaid interns in his Washington, DC office to start immediately. 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-071-15 The Office of Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) seeks professional, dependable, and enthusiastic student or recent graduate for an unpaid congressional internship working closely with the administrative and legislative teams on a variety of tasks. Intern duties include, but are not limited to, answering phone calls, attending briefings and hearings, conducting tours of the Capitol building, researching legislation & drafting policy memos for the Congressman, writing constituent correspondence, and various day-to-day office tasks. Applicants should possess excellent written and oral communication, and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs. Sacramento, CA ties preferred. Internship to start mid-March or early April. Please send resume and cover letter to bera.resume@mail.house.gov. MEM-070-15 The Office of Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) seeks professional, dependable, and enthusiastic student or recent graduate for an unpaid communications internship working closely with the communications team on a variety of tasks. Background/study in communications, journalism, public relations, or similar field preferred. Duties will include: drafting and posting web content and social media, drafting other written materials (constituent letters, memos, press releases, etc.), compiling daily press clips, answering office phones, and other administrative tasks as assigned. Sacramento, CA ties preferred. Internship to start mid-March or early April. Please send resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample to bera.resume@mail.house.gov. MEM-068-15 Congressman John Garamendi (CA-03) is seeking a highly motivated intern to join his Washington, DC office from March through June. 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 strongly encouraged to apply. This is an unpaid internship. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter and dates of availability to Garamendi.Internships@mail.house.gov. MEM-067-15 The Republican office of the Committee on House Administration seeks energetic and self-motivated individuals with an interest in government and public policy, to apply for its full-time Summer 2015 internship program. Working closely with Committee staff, interns will have the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of the inner-workings of a congressional committee and learn about the day-to-day administrative operations of the House of Representatives. Interns are responsible for assisting Committee staff with official proceedings (hearings/markups), oversight, research, assisting with phone inquiries, and providing support to all Committee staff. This is a paid internship. To apply, please send a cover letter, one page resume, and a writing sample to CHARep.Intern@mail.house.gov with “2015 Summer Internship” in the subject line. MEM-066-15 Democratic Member of the House seeks an unpaid intern for their DC office. Responsibilities include assisting staff with general office duties, drafting constituent correspondence, attending briefings and hearings, answering phones, researching legislative issues, giving Capitol tours, greeting visitors and performing various other tasks. Candidate should be energetic, enthusiastic and able to thrive in a fast-paced working environment. Strong communication skills are a must. Candidates should have a general understanding of the governmental process, knowledge of North Carolina, and interest in the legislative process. If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample via email to: nc12internjobs@gmail.com. Absolutely no phone calls or walk-ins. Minorities, LGBT and women encouraged to apply, North Carolina ties preferred but not required. MEM-064-15 Midwest Republican seeks full time hard working intern for immediate hire. 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-062-15 Democratic Congressman seeks applicants for full- or part-time unpaid press internship for Summer 2015. Duties will include tracking press clips and traffic on social media networks, updating and maintaining press contact lists, maintaining website, and assisting with the office’s day-to-day communications operation. Applicants should have a strong interest in political communications, news media, or journalism. Please send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to md06.internships@mail.house.gov by March 24th with “Summer Press Internship” in the subject line. MEM-061-15 Democratic Congressman seeks applicants for full- or part-time unpaid congressional internship for Summer 2015. Duties will include conducting legislative research for staff, drafting memos on hearings and briefings, assisting with front office duties, answer constituent correspondence on matters related to the House, and performing basic administrative tasks. Candidates must exhibit strong writing and communication skills. Maryland residents or strong ties to Maryland are preferred. Please send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to md06.internships@mail.house.gov by March 24th with “Summer Congressional Internship” in the subject line. MEM-060-15 The Washington, D.C. office of Representative Buddy Carter (GA-01) is currently seeking applicants for the remainder of the spring semester. Internships are available to qualified college students seeking college credit or recent college graduates. Positions are unpaid and serve to provide professional and educational value to participants as well as an understanding of our federal legislative process. Georgia ties are preferred, but they are not required. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: providing tours of the Capitol, answering phones, helping staff process constituents’ mail and inquiries. Other responsibilities may include assisting staff with legislative research, writing meeting briefings, and attending committee hearings. Candidates should possess an interest in the legislative process, strong communication skills, along with a motivation and organization. If you are interested in being considered for an internship, please send your resume, cover letter, and any relevant writing samples to Hart.Thompson@mail.house.gov. No drop-ins please. MEM-057-15 Moderate Southern Democrat seeks applicants for part-time and full-time unpaid congressional internships in Washington, DC. Duties will include conducting legislative research, drafting memos and responses to letters from constituents, assisting constituents and visitors to the office, assisting with day-to-day operations at the office, answering phones, leading tours of The US Capitol, running errands and performing basic administrative tasks. Candidates should possess superior written and verbal communication skills and an interest in learning the intricacies of the legislative process. Part-time interns will be expected to commit to at least two full day shifts (9:00am to 6:00pm) per week, Monday through Friday. Ties to Florida are preferred, though not required. Interested parties should submit a resume as well as two professional references to FloridaDemResumeRepository@gmail.com. MEM-055-15 Congressman Ron Kind (WI-03), a member of the House Ways & Means Committee, seeks full or part-time interns to start immediately in his Washington, DC office. Primary responsibilities include issue and legislative research, writing constituent mail, composing statements and press releases, administrative duties, and various other assignments. Washington, DC interns will have the opportunity to attend staff issue briefings and committee hearings to gain firsthand knowledge of how the legislative process works. The position is unpaid and interns are responsible for finding their own housing. Preference is for an individual who can work full-time from now through June but will also consider a flexible part-time schedule. Wisconsin ties are preferred, but not necessary. If interested, please send cover letter and resume to alex.eveland@mail.house.gov. MEM-053-15 The office of Congressman Ken Buck (CO-04) is seeking an intern to start immediately. Responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to, answering phone calls, assisting with the mail program, providing constituent tours, drafting correspondence, attending various briefings, providing research for the legislative staff, and assisting front office staff. Applicants should have strong conservative values, exceptional writing skills, strong communication skills, a committed work ethic, and have an interest in learning more about the legislative process. Interested candidates should email their resume to Nicole.Kirsch@mail.house.gov. MEM-050-15 Congressman Benishek from Michigan’s First District seeks unpaid interns to fill positions for February through May 2015. Main responsibilities include answering phones, processing mail, drafting constituent correspondence letters, researching legislative issues, and attending meetings/hearings as needed. There will also be opportunities to attend receptions and seminars of interest. Candidates should be self-motivated, enthusiastic, flexible, and computer-literate (with a good understanding of MS Office). This is a great opportunity for college students seeking academic credit. Michigan ties are preferred. Please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and references to Samuel Grossman at samuel.grossman@mail.house.gov. MEM-046-15 New York Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) is seeking unpaid interns for the spring semester, preferably to begin in mid February and finish in late June. 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. Congressman Jerrold Nadler represents New York's 10th Congressional District, which includes the residents of most of the Upper West Side, Lower Manhattan and sections of 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 or fax a resume, brief cover letter, and 1-2 page writing sample to: Email: Janice.Siegel@mail.house.gov Fax: 202-225-6923 MEM-042-15 The Office of Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson is seeking unpaid interns to start immediately in the Washington D.C. office. Responsibilities include assisting the administrative and legislative staff with writing, legislative research, constituent services, and attending various briefings and hearings. Candidates should be self-motivated, detail oriented, and possess strong oral and written communication skills. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience on Capitol Hill while learning about the legislative process. Texas ties are preferred, but not required. If you are interested in this internship opportunity, please e-mail a cover letter, resume, references and a short writing sample to Nawaid.Ladak@mail.house.gov. Please no phone calls or walk-ins. MEM-036-15 New Jersey Democratic Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-06) seeks full time and part time unpaid interns for his personal office during the spring 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 a resume, cover letter, and references to thomas.egan@mail.house.gov, please include your dates and times of availability. We have immediate vacancies to be filled. MEM-032-15 The Committee on Education and the Workforce, Democratic Staff is currently seeking a press intern who would be able to start immediately. Applicants can be undergraduate or graduate and be willing to commit through mid-May. Interns perform a variety of tasks that support the staff in our legislative and media work. Media tasks may include helping organize and staff Committee press conferences, events and calls, updating and maintaining social media accounts, press list and contact management, drafting of talking points and press releases and assisting with the production of daily news clips relating to Committee issues. Press interns also perform administrative duties related to running the front office. Interested applicants should email their cover letter and resume to jobs_ewdems@mail.house.gov. Please include two short, relevant writing samples in your application materials. Please visit our website at http://democrats.edworkforce.house.gov/about/internships for more information. MEM-031-15 The Office of Congressman John Ratcliffe (TX-04) is currently seeking interns for the Washington, D.C. office for the Spring 2015 semester. Intern responsibilities include but are not limited to, assisting staff with general office duties, attending hearings/briefings for staff members, answering phones, sorting through mail, drafting response letters, and giving tours of the U.S. Capitol. Candidates should be highly motivated and have good communication skills. This position is unpaid, but does offer a great educational experience for anyone with aspirations of working on the Hill. Having Texas ties is a plus. All interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Robert.peters@mail.house.gov. MEM-029-15 Arizona Democrat seeks full-time hard working intern for immediate hire. Responsibilities include, but aren’t limited to, answering phone calls, assisting with the mail program, providing constituent tours, attending briefings, or 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 azdcinternships@gmail.com. Individuals with Arizona ties, women, and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. MEM-028-15 The Republican Office of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology seeks energetic and self-motivated undergraduate or graduate level students, as well as recent graduates, with an interest in government and public policy for Summer 2015 internship. Working closely with Committee staff, interns will have the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of the inner-workings of a congressional committee and learn about the day-to-day administrative operations of the House of Representatives. Interns are responsible for assisting Committee staff with official proceedings (hearings/markups), oversight, research, assisting with phone inquiries and providing support to all Committee staff. Background in science a plus. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to ashley.smith@mail.house.gov. MEM-027-15 Michigan Office seeks intern who will report to the Intern Coordinator and Chief of Staff. CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: • to assist in performing research, processing the mail, data entry, reception duties and other office errands. QUALIFICATIONS: • good oral and written communication skills; • ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others; • flexible schedule – Wednesday work day required; • able to work at least 12 hours a week; • ability to maintain calm in a high stress environment; • preference for students from Michigan • good organizational skills; and • responsible, dependable and willing to learn. DUTIES: • performs research (CRS, the Library of Congress, MIN, or other available resources); • sorts and distributes mail; • attends committee meetings, intern conferences, and seminars; • performs data entry, which involves logging in letters and constituent requests, including names and addresses of constituents; • answers the telephones; • checks faxes; • notes constituent opinions, including their full names, addresses, and all relevant information; • greets visitors and signs for deliveries; and performs other duties as assigned. SEND ALL RESUMES AND ONE WRITING SAMPLE TO: CapitolHill14@gmail.com