Monday, November 17, 2014

++US House Internship Opportunities -- November 17th, 2014

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 November 17, 2014 MEM-382-14 The Office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) is seeking a full-time or part-time intern for the Spring 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-381-14 Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY-05) is accepting applications for legislative internship positions available in his Washington D.C. office for the upcoming Spring term. This unpaid internship will provide an invaluable hands-on experience in a Congressional office and a greater understanding of the legislative process. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, attending Congressional briefings on behalf of staff, giving tours of the Capitol, conducting research, responding to constituent inquiries, and processing tour and flag requests. Interns will also be given the opportunity to draft memos, write letters, and become a team member in a fast-paced and collegial office. Qualified applicants will possess a professional and courteous demeanor, excellent communication skills, the ability to multi-task, acute attention to detail, and interest in the legislative and governmental process. This is an excellent opportunity for college students seeking Capitol Hill experience. All majors are encouraged to apply. Ties to New York’s Fifth Congressional District are preferred, but not required. Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and a short writing sample to Jordan.Morris@mail.house.gov with “Your Last Name-Internship App” in the subject line. Please also include dates and times of availability. MEM-380-14 The Office of Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) is seeking a full-time or part-time Press and Social Media intern for the Spring 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 Internship" in the subject line to Jason.spear@mail.house.gov. No phone calls or drop-ins please. MEM-379-14 The DC office of Congressman Derek Kilmer, hailing from Washington’s 6th district, is looking for personable, diligent full-time or part-time interns to start for winter session (December/January – early spring). 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 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-377-14 Nevada Republican seeks an intern for the Spring 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, handling constituent phone calls, opening and sorting mail, 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 preferred. Interns must be able to commit three full days a week (9:00am-6:00pm) at minimum. Students welcome to apply. Those interested please send resume and cover letter to kelsey.wolfgram@mail.house.gov. MEM-376-14 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 the 2015 spring internship program. Starting dates run from early January with flexible end dates. 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, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, attending and summarizing hearings and/or briefings for legislative staff, and performing various administrative tasks. Ohio 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 and cover letter to intern.oh06@gmail.com with "2015 Spring Internship" in the subject line. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted. MEM-375-14 Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-2) seeks energetic, motivated, and detail-oriented winter and spring interns for DC office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: staffing the front desk area and greeting all office visitors, leading constituents on capitol tours, processing mail, attending hearings and meetings, researching issue areas and writing legislative briefings and memos, and providing general administrative support for staff and the Member. New England ties preferred. All internships are unpaid. Please send cover letter and resume to NH02.Internship@mail.house.gov along with your dates of availability. No phone calls or walk-ins, please. MEM-374-14 The Office of Congressman Robert A. Brady (PA-01) seeks interns for Spring 2015 (Jan-May). 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 Liz Leibowitz at liz.leibowitz@mail.house.gov. Please no phone calls or drop-ins. MEM-373-14 Progressive Maryland Democrat seeks qualified interns to join her District office for unpaid Constituent Services and Outreach internships during the Spring 2015 term (January – April/May). 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 relevant writing sample (maximum one page) by November 28th to internship.md04@mail.house.gov. MEM-372-14 Progressive Maryland Democrat seeks qualified interns to join her Washington, D.C. office for an unpaid legislative internship during the Spring 2015 term (January – April/May). 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 relevant writing sample (maximum one page) by November 28th to internship.md04@mail.house.gov. MEM-371-14 A congressional internship on Capitol Hill provides students with the unique opportunity to cultivate research and writing skills while gaining important professional experience. Interns in Congressman Amodei’s (R-NV) office will work closely with staff to learn about the legislative process. Responsibilities include: •Answering phones •Legislative research •Providing historical tours of the US Capitol for constituents •Attending committee hearings and briefings •Assisting staff with special projects To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to Lauren Currie at Lauren.Currie@mail.house.gov. There is potential for a stipend. MEM-370-14 The Office of Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14) is seeking winter quarter interns for the DC office. Qualified candidates will be able to multi-task and thrive in a fast-paced work environment, while providing high-quality “customer service” to our constituents. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, handling constituent correspondence, answering phones, booking and leading constituent tours, attending hearings and briefings, and assisting legislative staff where needed. Students and recent graduates with ties to California’s 14th district are strongly preferred; general California ties are a must. Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to speier.internships@mail.house.gov by December 12. Interns will begin January 5 or 12 depending on their availability, and end in mid-March. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interview. No phone calls, please. MEM-367-14 The Office of Congressman Michael Capuano (D-MA) is seeking fulltime interns to aid our administrative and legislative teams. Responsibilities include: researching legislative issues, attending legislative hearings, answering phone calls, processing constituent mail, giving Capitol tours, and assisting in any other special projects/tasks that may arise. Applicants should be self-motivated, reliable, hardworking, and have strong communication skills. Massachusetts ties preferred, but not required. Previous internship experience is a plus. Spring 2015 internships start early January and run through the end of the semester (usually the middle of May). Internships are unpaid. Academic credit is available. Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and a onepage writing sample to juliet.albin@mail.house.gov. MEM-365-14 Congressman Vern Buchanan (R-FL-16) has full-time and part-time, unpaid internships available for the spring session (January-May) in his Washington, DC office. Qualified candidates should possess excellent organizational and communication skills, should have a positive attitude, and a strong work ethic. Although internships are unpaid, our office is happy to fill out any necessary forms for students to receive credit at their respective college or university. All interested individuals should submit a cover letter and resume to jillian.gates@mail.house.gov with “2015 Spring Internship” in the subject line. MEM-364-14 The Washington, DC office of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (DNY) is offering internship opportunities for students and recent graduates starting immediately. 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 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-363-14 The Washington, DC office of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (DNY) is offering internship opportunities for students and recent graduates starting immediately. 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 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-362-14 The Washington, DC office of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (DNY) is offering internship opportunities for students and recent graduates starting immediately. 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 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-361-14 Congressman Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) is seeking Internship applicants for his Washington, DC office for Spring 2015. These positions offer a unique opportunity to help respond to individuals who need help with a federal problem, and to learn about broader community and national concerns. Interns assist staff with constituent services and legislative research. If you are interested in interning, email elisa.santana@mail.house.gov with your resume and three references, a writing sample, and advise when you would be available. Candidates should have a strong work ethic and a positive attitude. Texas ties and Spanish skills a plus. MEM-360-14 The Office of Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson is seeking fulltime and part-time unpaid interns for the Spring 2015 semester in the member’s Washington D.C. office. Responsibilities will 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 writing sample to DCintern.tx30@gmail.com. Please no phone calls or walk-ins. MEM-359-14 The office of a NY 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: two previous articles and one hypothetical article about a congressman who has secured a grant for his district. Please submit all inquiries to: pressinterns08@mail.house.gov. MEM-358-14 Energetic NY Democrat is seeking a highly motivated legislative intern to join his Washington, DC office for a part time unpaid internship in the Spring. Candidates should possess a professional and courteous demeanor, interest in the legislative process, excellent communication skills, the ability to multi-task, 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-356-14 Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-3) is currently seeking interns in his Washington, D.C. office for Spring 2015 (January-May). Interns perform a variety of responsibilities, including answering phones, receiving guests, and providing tours of the Capitol Building. They will also research legislation for the legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings, and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. Interns should possess strong research, writing, analytical, and interpersonal skills. Moreover, candidates should express an interest in politics and conservative values. All internships are unpaid. However, if your college or university offers credit hours we are happy to complete any necessary evaluations. Interested candidates should contact Claire Trokey and email their resume and cover letter to: claire.trokey@mail.house.gov. MEM-355-14 The office of Congressman Albio Sires (NJ-08) seeks motivated, wellorganized interns for our Washington, DC office on a full or part-time basis. Excellent writing and communication skills as well as good judgment are essential. Duties will include assisting staff with correspondence and research, attending hearings and briefings, greeting guests, answering phones & other duties as needed. If you are interested, please fax a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to 202- 226-0792. MEM-354-14 Midwest Democrat seeks press intern for spring semester. Interns will work in a fast-paced Congressional Office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the legislative process and the United States Congress. Interns will gain experience fact finding, researching current events, updating press lists, writing and editing press releases, working on the E-newsletters, and editing social media. Interns will have the opportunity to conduct legislative research, assist with correspondence, as well as attend some Capitol Hill briefings, congressional hearings, and press events. Intern responsibilities will also include greeting constituents, handling constituent phone calls, opening and sorting mail, giving Capitol Tours, and assisting staff with administrative tasks. This internship is unpaid. Qualifications: Interns must have a good attitude, an interest in how a press office works, 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, and have strong attention to detail. Applicants should have working knowledge of current events and policy topics, as well as an interest in American Government. Wisconsin ties are a plus. Interns must be able to commit to at least two full days per week (9:00 am-6:00 pm). Please submit resume and 2 one page writing samples to Nairobi.cratic@mail.house.gov by December 15th, 2014. MEM-353-14 The Office of Congressman John K. Delaney is looking for highly qualified students or recent college graduates to serve as interns in our district offices in Gaithersburg and Hagerstown, MD for the 2015 Spring semester. Interns are an integral part of the team and are given substantial opportunities to learn and grow in a fast-paced and active office. Our district office interns work with us as full-fledged members of our staff and are responsible for assisting other staff with constituent outreach, casework, and office management. As a part of these responsibilities, interns will be asked to answer phones, meet with constituents, write letters, process incoming casework, and research casework issues for field representatives. In addition, interns may be assigned to assist in various constituent casework or work on districtbased projects of importance. As a result, interns learn about the constituent services component of every congressional office. The ideal candidate will be professional, responsible, and friendly. They should be organized, eager to learn, able to work both individually and as part of a team, perform well under pressure, and adapt to rapidly changing situations. Preference will be given to applicants who can work a minimum of 30 hours per week and give a 10-week minimum commitment. Specific start and end dates as well as the weekly schedule are negotiable. This is an unpaid internship; however, academic credit can be arranged through participating institutions. Interested applicants must send a cover letter and resume to MD06.Internships@mail.house.gov. MEM-352-14 Interns will work in a fast-paced Congressional Office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the legislative process and the United States Congress. Interns will have the opportunity to conduct legislative research, assist with correspondence, as well as attend some Capitol Hill briefings, congressional hearings, and press events. Intern responsibilities will also include greeting constituents, handling constituent phone calls, opening and sorting mail, giving Capitol Tours, and assisting staff with administrative tasks. This internship is unpaid. Qualifications: 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, and have strong attention to detail. Applicants should have working knowledge of current events and policy topics, as well as an interest in American Government. Wisconsin ties a plus. Interns must be able to commit to at least two full days per week (9:00 am-6:00 pm). Please submit resume and 2 one page writing samples to Nairobi.cratic@mail.house.gov by December 15th, 2014. MEM-351-14MEM-349-14 The Office of Congressman Reid Ribble is seeking qualified candidates to intern full time in our Washington, D.C. office starting in January 2015. We are interested in candidates of all academic disciplines. Interns will assist the staff with a variety of tasks, including office administration, legislative research, constituent correspondence, and other duties as assigned. Administration will include daily tasks such as welcoming guests, being aware of the Congressman’s and staff’s schedules, answering phones, constituent tours, mail administration, and other duties. Legislative research and constituent correspondence will include being aware of current and pending legislation, researching legislation for constituent correspondence, attending briefings, and other duties. Candidates should have excellent writing and communication skills, strong organizational abilities, a good work ethic, an ability to work independently, and the drive to take the initiative in a fast-paced environment. If candidates have any questions or wish to apply, please send resume, writing samples, and references to jeffrey.kuckuck@mail.house.gov. MEM-344-14 Ohio 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, 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-343-14 The Washington DC office of Congressman Patrick Meehan is currently accepting applications for the SPRING 2015. Intern responsibilities include researching legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attending hearings and briefings, answering phones, day to day office duties, and answering constituent letters on various issues before the House of Representatives. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office. The hours are flexible, but generally run 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM when Congress is in session, and 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM when not in session. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to MeehanDCIntern@gmail.com. The deadline to apply is November 7, 2014. Ties to Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District are preferred, but not required. MEM-342-14 The office of Congressman Keith Ellison seeks unpaid interns to fill a position for November 17 through February 17, 2014. 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 selfmotivated, enthusiastic, flexible, and computer-literate (with a good understanding of MS Office). This is a great opportunity for college students seeking academic credit. Minnesota ties strongly preferred. If interested, please send resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to zach.freed@mail.house.gov. MEM-341-14 The Washington, D.C. office of Congressman Tim Bishop is currently seeking interns available to begin at the end of October 2014. Interns should be comfortable answering office phones, greeting office visitors, giving tours of the U.S. Capitol, assisting the legislative staff with research, sorting mail, taking notes at hearings and briefings, as well as assisting with general office work. Strong writing and interpersonal skills are necessary. Applicants should be hard working, intelligent, and enthusiastic with an interest in politics, history and government. Long Island or New York ties are a plus, but not required. Those interested should send a resume to ny01.internapplications@gmail.com. College students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Please note this is an unpaid position. The office of Congressman Tim Bishop is happy to work with colleges and universities for credit. MEM-339-14 Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) is currently accepting applications for Fall/Winter internship positions in his Washington D.C. office. This unpaid internship will provide valuable hands-on experience in a Congressional office and a greater understanding of the legislative process. 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. This is an excellent opportunity for college students and recent graduates seeking Capitol Hill experience. All majors are encouraged to apply. Ties to California’s Ninth Congressional District are preferred, but not required. Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to nick.sullivan@mail.house.gov with “CA-09 Internship” in the subject line. Include dates of availability. MEM-338-14 The Office of Representative Kevin Brady (TX-08) is currently seeking a paid full-time intern (part-time also possible- but may not be paid) for our Washington, D.C. office. Qualified candidates are well organized, with good oral and written communication skills, and possess a strong interest in learning about the political process and congressional affairs. Duties include but are not limited to, answering phones, compiling briefing binders, batching mail, performing legislative research, and attending briefings. Interns interact heavily with constituents so a positive attitude is a must. Applicants must be detail oriented with a strong work ethic and an eagerness to represent the 8th district of Texas. Previous Hill experience not required. Interested Candidates should send a resume and cover letter to: TX08intern@gmail.com. MEM-337-14 Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-3) is currently seeking interns in his Washington, D.C. office for Spring 2015 (January-May). Interns perform a variety of responsibilities, including answering phones, receiving guests, and providing tours of the Capitol Building. They will also research legislation for the legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings, and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. Interns should possess strong research, writing, analytical, and interpersonal skills. Moreover, candidates should express an interest in politics and conservative values. All internships are unpaid. However, if your college or university offers credit hours we are happy to complete any necessary evaluations. Interested candidates should contact Claire Trokey and email their resume and cover letter to: claire.trokey@mail.house.gov. MEM-336-14 The Democratic office of the Committee on House Administration seeks energetic and self-motivated undergraduate or graduate level students as well as recent graduates with an interest in government and public policy to apply for its Fall 2014 internship. Working closely with Committee staff, interns will have the opportunity to gain firsthand 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), elections oversight, member services, and other projects as well as providing general front office support. Please note that this is not a paid internship. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and available hours to CHADem.Intern@mail.house.gov with the subject headline, “CHA Dem Internship.” MEM-335-14 Moderate Democratic Congressman seeks applicants for full or parttime unpaid congressional internship for Fall 2014. Duties will include conducting legislative research, drafting memos, assisting with front office duties, and performing basic administrative tasks. Candidates must exhibit strong writing and communication skills. San Diego residents or strong ties to California are preferred. Please send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to CA52.internships@gmail.com with “Fall Congressional Internship” in the subject line. MEM-334-14 Conservative Fall & Spring Internship. The office of Representative Stephen Fincher (TN-08) is looking for motivated interns for the 2014 Fall and 2015 Spring semesters in the Washington, D.C. office. Intern responsibilities include assisting the staff with general office duties, attending briefings and hearings, answering phones, sorting mail, giving Capitol tours, and performing various other tasks based on ability and interests. Applicants must possess strong communication skills, have a positive attitude and be well-organized. Internship may be full-time or part-time to fit applicant's schedule. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and résumé to TN08.Intern@mail.house.gov. Tennessee ties preferred, but not required. MEM-333-14 Congressman John Garamendi (CA-03) is seeking a highly motivated intern to join his Washington, DC office from November through February. 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.

US House Job Opportunities -- November 17th, 2014

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 November 17, 2014 MEM-378-14 Communications Director – Senior Republican seeks to interview candidates for the position of Communications Director 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 pressopportunity2014@gmail.com. MEM-369-14The Office of Representative Donna F. Edwards is seeking a Scheduler/ Executive Assistant to maintain the Member's official schedule, travel plans, and related records. Scheduling Duties • prepares the daily schedule for the Member, and distributes copies to the Washington, DC, and district offices; • prepares detailed itineraries for the Member, including important numbers, location and contact names; • prepares monthly projected schedules for the Member; • briefs the Member on all scheduling activities of the Washington, DC, and district offices and makes recommendations on proposed future meetings; • schedules all staff meetings and briefings; • coordinates scheduling of press, interviews, radio and T.V. time with the Press Secretary; and • coordinates photo opportunities with constituents. Travel Duties • makes reservations for the Member's air travel, ground transportation, and lodging; and Mail/Invitations Duties • reviews the Member's invitations; • responds to all invitations, either by written correspondence or by personal telephone call; • maintains files of invitations that have been declined, accepted, or that are tentative/pending; and • ensures that the Member is provided with briefing materials for each event. Administrative Duties • maintains the Member's files, including notes, correspondence, and all information relating to travel; • organizes documentation and materials for the Member's annual financial disclosure report; • acts as a liaison for constituents and other visitors that drop by to see the Member; • acts as a liaison between the Member and other Members, committee staff, White House, and government offices and agencies to arrange for the Member's attendance at meetings or to coordinate travel plans; and • performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications: • at least 2 years of office experience; • strong telephone skills; • strong oral and written communication skills; • ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment with respect to prioritization of and recommendations on Member appointments; • proficiency in word processing; • strong organizational and filing skills; • thoroughness and careful attention to detail; • experience making travel reservations and arrangements; • ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others; • temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner; and • availability to work long hours and at night Please email resume to ResumeService@mail.house.gov with MEM-369-14 in the subject line. MEM-368-14 The House Committee on Science, Space and Technology Majority is seeking an experienced and proactive Professional Staff Member for its Research and Technology Subcommittee. Applicants should have relevant experience on Capitol Hill (preferably managing a Committee portfolio for a Member), in federal or state government, or the science and technology field. Qualified candidates should possess in-depth knowledge of federally-supported academic research and federal programs to support commercialization of new technology issues. The ideal candidate will have a graduate degree and experience in science and tech policy. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to: HouseScienceOpenings@gmail.com. No telephone calls, faxes, or drop-ins. MEM-366-14 Congressman Raúl Labrador (ID-01) is looking for a Legislative Director to lead a legislative team in implementing and advancing the Congressman’s policy and strategic agenda. The successful applicant will have several years of legislative experience and will be responsible for monitoring floor activity, managing the legislative staff and maintaining strong relationships in the state. The ideal candidate will have outstanding writing and communication skills and work well under pressure. Western states or Idaho ties are preferred but not required. Policy expertise in defense, healthcare and/or personal liberty/social issues are a plus. Email résumé, cover letter and two writing samples to ID01.Jobs@mail.house.gov. MEM-357-14 The House Education and the Workforce Committee, Majority Staff, seeks a Professional Staff Member responsible for some K-12 education and human services issues. The ideal candidate will have relevant experience on Capitol Hill, in federal or state government, or the education field. This candidate will exhibit a record of generating and advancing legislative initiatives; a strong attention to detail; and strong writing, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Candidates must be creative, capable of working under tight deadlines, and be able to work as part of a team. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and short writing samples to: edandworkresumes@mail.house.gov. No telephone calls please. MEM-348-14 Ohio Democratic Member seeks a hardworking Social Media Press Assistant to join a busy, proactive team. Applicant must be able to multitask, and thrive while working long hours. Responsibilities include: developing, writing, and editing content for online platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Instagram; website development & maintenance; and, other duties as assigned. Applicants must have experience directly managing social media accounts, and a proven record of maintaining a web presence by building, maintaining and engaging active web-based/social media audiences to meet outreach and impact goals. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter, resume, and two original writing samples to District11Resumes@mail.house.gov with “SOCIAL MEDIA PRESS ASSISTANT” in the subject line. No walk-ins or phone calls. MEM-347-14 Ohio Democratic Member seeks a hardworking Press Secretary to join a busy and proactive team. Applicant must have previous speech writing experience; thrive at multitasking and working long hours; and, have sound political judgment. Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to, speech writing, drafting news releases, talking points, and op-eds; responding to press inquiries in a timely and appropriate manner; early daily news clips; monitoring the news/ social media platforms throughout the day; and supervising the development of website and social media content. Duties also include: booking interviews and pitching stories; developing relationships with reporters; organizing events; and developing and implementing media, communications, and public relations strategies. The successful applicant must be a team player, and will work closely with the Chief of Staff, Communications Director, and D.C./ District team. This is not an entry-level position. Professional communications and on-therecord experience is required. Hill experience and familiarity with Ohio, especially Northeastern Ohio, is strongly preferred. Candidates should have knowledge of the legislative process, as well as the ability to identify local and national press opportunities. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter, resume, and three original writing samples to District11Resumes@mail.house.gov with “PRESS SECRETARY” in the subject line. No walk-ins or phone calls. MEM-345-14 U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D) seeks Senior Legislative Assistant. House experience and Spanish a plus. Send cover letter, resume and three work references to: Intern7DC.TX35@mail.house.gov No walk-ins please. MEM-340-14 Virginia Democrat seeks an energetic, self-motivated, and organized Staff Assistant. Applicants should demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, be comfortable with managing multiple tasks, and have experience working on deadline in a high pressure setting. Duties include, but are not limited to: staffing the front office and greeting visitors, answering phones, coordinating and executing flag and tour requests, managing office intern program, assisting with mail processing -- reviewing, sorting and responding to constituent mail, tracking legislative issues, assisting with research, coordinating IT services, and helping with other projects as needed. Applicants should have experience interacting with the public, as well as possess strong writing, communication, and organizational skills. Positive, team-oriented attitude required. Previous Capitol Hill or internship experience preferred. Ties to Virginia and bilingual in Spanish a plus. Please submit resume and cover letter to vacongressionalresumes@gmail.com

Director of Marketplace Education and Development -- Farm Credit Illinois

Farm Credit Illinois posted a “Director of Marketplace Education and Development” new position today and we’d welcome your help in letting potential candidates know about this unique opportunity. More information about the position is available at the following website: http://www.farmcreditnetwork.com/careers/opportunities/4546 Resumes, accompanied by a letter of interest, should be sent to careers@farmcreditIL.com. We hope to recruit someone who: 1. possesses a genuine passion for farm family businesses, the agriculture industry, and our rural marketplace 2. builds trusting relationships with and has a genuine empathy for young farmers and rural youth 3. shares a commitment and enthusiasm for being a lifelong learner 4. has a fascination and curiosity for reaping value from market research data and developing success metrics for our Association’s Marketplace Engagement initiatives The position will have the opportunity to develop a farmer-focused “Farm Credit College” reputation for excellence, will serve as the Association’s Young & Beginning Farmer coordinator, and will join an extraordinary Farm Credit culture where 210+ employees share a vision for healthy rural communities, a vibrant agriculture industry, and sustainable farm family businesses which can pass from generation to generation.

Administrative Assistant -- Downtown Lobby Firm

JOB DESCRIPTION: Washington, DC based government affairs firm seeks experienced administrative assistant candidate. Must have excellent organizational and communication skills, be enthusiastic and able to multi-task. Responsibilities include: primarily scheduling, day-to-day office operations support and administration. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience, campaign experience a plus. Please send resume to resumes@valenteassociates.com

Communications Director -- House Member Personal Office

Communications Director The successful candidate must be a conservative, have excellent written and oral communications and people skills, political acumen and be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: devising an annual communications plan to maximize direct communications with constituents that resonate and respond to their priorities; e-mail conversion; targeted communication through list acquisition, development, expansion and messaging; weekly e-newsletter; development and coordination of all franked materials including digital advertising; planning and preparation for tele-town hall meetings; updating and improving the website; drafting/distributing press releases; writing a weekly column; preparation of talking points and speeches; establishing and maintaining strong relations with local media and executing an aggressive earned local media campaign. New media skills are a plus, a desire to learn is required, including websites and e-newsletters (understanding of delivery and open rates), video, audio and/or photography and editing in those mediums. Prior TV booking experience is also a plus. The communications plan should provide for an ever increasing ability to draft and place op-ed pieces in local and national media; political press, trade association publications and major employer publications. The successful candidate will have a can-do attitude and be a team player. Pennsylvania ties are preferred, but not required. Please send cover letter including salary expectations, resume, a relevant writing sample and a short constructive critique (no more than one page total) of Congressman Rothfus’ most recent column and of the of the website http://Rothfus.house.gov to: Jobs.PA12@mail.house.gov with “Communications Director” in the subject line. No Calls, Faxes or Drop-Ins.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

US House Internship Opportunities -- November 3rd, 2014

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 November 3, 2014 MEM-356-14 Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-3) is currently seeking interns in his Washington, D.C. office for Spring 2015 (January-May). Interns perform a variety of responsibilities, including answering phones, receiving guests, and providing tours of the Capitol Building. They will also research legislation for the legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings, and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. Interns should possess strong research, writing, analytical, and interpersonal skills. Moreover, candidates should express an interest in politics and conservative values. All internships are unpaid. However, if your college or university offers credit hours we are happy to complete any necessary evaluations. Interested candidates should contact Claire Trokey and email their resume and cover letter to: claire.trokey@mail.house.gov. MEM-355-14 The office of Congressman Albio Sires (NJ-08) seeks motivated, wellorganized interns for our Washington, DC office on a full or part-time basis. Excellent writing and communication skills as well as good judgment are essential. Duties will include assisting staff with correspondence and research, attending hearings and briefings, greeting guests, answering phones & other duties as needed. If you are interested, please fax a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to 202- 226-0792. MEM-354-14 Midwest Democrat seeks press intern for spring semester. Interns will work in a fast-paced Congressional Office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the legislative process and the United States Congress. Interns will gain experience fact finding, researching current events, updating press lists, writing and editing press releases, working on the E-newsletters, and editing social media. Interns will have the opportunity to conduct legislative research, assist with correspondence, as well as attend some Capitol Hill briefings, congressional hearings, and press events. Intern responsibilities will also include greeting constituents, handling constituent phone calls, opening and sorting mail, giving Capitol Tours, and assisting staff with administrative tasks. This internship is unpaid. Qualifications: Interns must have a good attitude, an interest in how a press office works, 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, and have strong attention to detail. Applicants should have working knowledge of current events and policy topics, as well as an interest in American Government. Wisconsin ties are a plus. Interns must be able to commit to at least two full days per week (9:00 am-6:00 pm). Please submit resume and 2 one page writing samples to Nairobi.cratic@mail.house.gov by December 15th, 2014. MEM-353-14 The Office of Congressman John K. Delaney is looking for highly qualified students or recent college graduates to serve as interns in our district offices in Gaithersburg and Hagerstown, MD for the 2015 Spring semester. Interns are an integral part of the team and are given substantial opportunities to learn and grow in a fast-paced and active office. Our district office interns work with us as full-fledged members of our staff and are responsible for assisting other staff with constituent outreach, casework, and office management. As a part of these responsibilities, interns will be asked to answer phones, meet with constituents, write letters, process incoming casework, and research casework issues for field representatives. In addition, interns may be assigned to assist in various constituent casework or work on districtbased projects of importance. As a result, interns learn about the constituent services component of every congressional office. The ideal candidate will be professional, responsible, and friendly. They should be organized, eager to learn, able to work both individually and as part of a team, perform well under pressure, and adapt to rapidly changing situations. Preference will be given to applicants who can work a minimum of 30 hours per week and give a 10-week minimum commitment. Specific start and end dates as well as the weekly schedule are negotiable. This is an unpaid internship; however, academic credit can be arranged through participating institutions. Interested applicants must send a cover letter and resume to MD06.Internships@mail.house.gov. MEM-352-14 Interns will work in a fast-paced Congressional Office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the legislative process and the United States Congress. Interns will have the opportunity to conduct legislative research, assist with correspondence, as well as attend some Capitol Hill briefings, congressional hearings, and press events. Intern responsibilities will also include greeting constituents, handling constituent phone calls, opening and sorting mail, giving Capitol Tours, and assisting staff with administrative tasks. This internship is unpaid. Qualifications: 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, and have strong attention to detail. Applicants should have working knowledge of current events and policy topics, as well as an interest in American Government. Wisconsin ties a plus. Interns must be able to commit to at least two full days per week (9:00 am-6:00 pm). Please submit resume and 2 one page writing samples to Nairobi.cratic@mail.house.gov by December 15th, 2014. MEM-351-14 Washington, D.C. — Rep. Xavier Becerra is looking for interns for his Leadership office with availability beginning in January. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) assisting 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 self-starters, 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. 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-350-14 Progressive New England Democrat is seeking highly motivated individuals for unpaid Congressional internship for Spring 2015. Responsibilities include drafting constituent letters, assisting legislative staff with research, assisting with front office duties, and various administrative tasks. Candidates must possess strong writing and communication skills and be able to work 3-5 days per week. Ties to Rhode Island are strongly preferred. To apply, please send resume with references, cover letter, and brief writing sample to RI01Internship@gmail.com. MEM-349-14 The Office of Congressman Reid Ribble is seeking qualified candidates to intern full time in our Washington, D.C. office starting in January 2015. We are interested in candidates of all academic disciplines. Interns will assist the staff with a variety of tasks, including office administration, legislative research, constituent correspondence, and other duties as assigned. Administration will include daily tasks such as welcoming guests, being aware of the Congressman’s and staff’s schedules, answering phones, constituent tours, mail administration, and other duties. Legislative research and constituent correspondence will include being aware of current and pending legislation, researching legislation for constituent correspondence, attending briefings, and other duties. Candidates should have excellent writing and communication skills, strong organizational abilities, a good work ethic, an ability to work independently, and the drive to take the initiative in a fast-paced environment. If candidates have any questions or wish to apply, please send resume, writing samples, and references to jeffrey.kuckuck@mail.house.gov. MEM-344-14 Ohio 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, 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-343-14 The Washington DC office of Congressman Patrick Meehan is currently accepting applications for the SPRING 2015. Intern responsibilities include researching legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attending hearings and briefings, answering phones, day to day office duties, and answering constituent letters on various issues before the House of Representatives. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office. The hours are flexible, but generally run 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM when Congress is in session, and 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM when not in session. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to MeehanDCIntern@gmail.com. The deadline to apply is November 7, 2014. Ties to Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District are preferred, but not required. MEM-342-14 The office of Congressman Keith Ellison seeks unpaid interns to fill a position for November 17 through February 17, 2014. 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 selfmotivated, enthusiastic, flexible, and computer-literate (with a good understanding of MS Office). This is a great opportunity for college students seeking academic credit. Minnesota ties strongly preferred. If interested, please send resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to zach.freed@mail.house.gov. MEM-341-14 The Washington, D.C. office of Congressman Tim Bishop is currently seeking interns available to begin at the end of October 2014. Interns should be comfortable answering office phones, greeting office visitors, giving tours of the U.S. Capitol, assisting the legislative staff with research, sorting mail, taking notes at hearings and briefings, as well as assisting with general office work. Strong writing and interpersonal skills are necessary. Applicants should be hard working, intelligent, and enthusiastic with an interest in politics, history and government. Long Island or New York ties are a plus, but not required. Those interested should send a resume to ny01.internapplications@gmail.com. College students and recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Please note this is an unpaid position. The office of Congressman Tim Bishop is happy to work with colleges and universities for credit. MEM-339-14 Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-09) is currently accepting applications for Fall/Winter internship positions in his Washington D.C. office. This unpaid internship will provide valuable hands-on experience in a Congressional office and a greater understanding of the legislative process. 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. This is an excellent opportunity for college students and recent graduates seeking Capitol Hill experience. All majors are encouraged to apply. Ties to California’s Ninth Congressional District are preferred, but not required. Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to nick.sullivan@mail.house.gov with “CA-09 Internship” in the subject line. Include dates of availability. MEM-338-14 The Office of Representative Kevin Brady (TX-08) is currently seeking a paid full-time intern (part-time also possible- but may not be paid) for our Washington, D.C. office. Qualified candidates are well organized, with good oral and written communication skills, and possess a strong interest in learning about the political process and congressional affairs. Duties include but are not limited to, answering phones, compiling briefing binders, batching mail, performing legislative research, and attending briefings. Interns interact heavily with constituents so a positive attitude is a must. Applicants must be detail oriented with a strong work ethic and an eagerness to represent the 8th district of Texas. Previous Hill experience not required. Interested Candidates should send a resume and cover letter to: TX08intern@gmail.com. MEM-337-14 Congressman Blaine Luetkemeyer (MO-3) is currently seeking interns in his Washington, D.C. office for Spring 2015 (January-May). Interns perform a variety of responsibilities, including answering phones, receiving guests, and providing tours of the Capitol Building. They will also research legislation for the legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings, and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. Interns should possess strong research, writing, analytical, and interpersonal skills. Moreover, candidates should express an interest in politics and conservative values. All internships are unpaid. However, if your college or university offers credit hours we are happy to complete any necessary evaluations. Interested candidates should contact Claire Trokey and email their resume and cover letter to: claire.trokey@mail.house.gov. MEM-336-14 The Democratic office of the Committee on House Administration seeks energetic and self-motivated undergraduate or graduate level students as well as recent graduates with an interest in government and public policy to apply for its Fall 2014 internship. Working closely with Committee staff, interns will have the opportunity to gain firsthand 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), elections oversight, member services, and other projects as well as providing general front office support. Please note that this is not a paid internship. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and available hours to CHADem.Intern@mail.house.gov with the subject headline, “CHA Dem Internship.” MEM-335-14 Moderate Democratic Congressman seeks applicants for full or parttime unpaid congressional internship for Fall 2014. Duties will include conducting legislative research, drafting memos, assisting with front office duties, and performing basic administrative tasks. Candidates must exhibit strong writing and communication skills. San Diego residents or strong ties to California are preferred. Please send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to CA52.internships@gmail.com with “Fall Congressional Internship” in the subject line. MEM-334-14 Conservative Fall & Spring Internship. The office of Representative Stephen Fincher (TN-08) is looking for motivated interns for the 2014 Fall and 2015 Spring semesters in the Washington, D.C. office. Intern responsibilities include assisting the staff with general office duties, attending briefings and hearings, answering phones, sorting mail, giving Capitol tours, and performing various other tasks based on ability and interests. Applicants must possess strong communication skills, have a positive attitude and be well-organized. Internship may be full-time or part-time to fit applicant's schedule. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and résumé to TN08.Intern@mail.house.gov. Tennessee ties preferred, but not required. MEM-333-14 Congressman John Garamendi (CA-03) is seeking a highly motivated intern to join his Washington, DC office from November through February. 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.

US House Job Opportunities -- November 3rd, 2014

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 November 3, 2014 MEM-348-14 Ohio Democratic Member seeks a hardworking Social Media Press Assistant to join a busy, proactive team. Applicant must be able to multitask, and thrive while working long hours. Responsibilities include: developing, writing, and editing content for online platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Instagram; website development & maintenance; and, other duties as assigned. Applicants must have experience directly managing social media accounts, and a proven record of maintaining a web presence by building, maintaining and engaging active web-based/social media audiences to meet outreach and impact goals. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter, resume, and two original writing samples to District11Resumes@mail.house.gov with “SOCIAL MEDIA PRESS ASSISTANT” in the subject line. No walk-ins or phone calls. MEM-347-14 Ohio Democratic Member seeks a hardworking Press Secretary to join a busy and proactive team. Applicant must have previous speech writing experience; thrive at multitasking and working long hours; and, have sound political judgment. Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to, speech writing, drafting news releases, talking points, and op-eds; responding to press inquiries in a timely and appropriate manner; early daily news clips; monitoring the news/ social media platforms throughout the day; and supervising the development of website and social media content. Duties also include: booking interviews and pitching stories; developing relationships with reporters; organizing events; and developing and implementing media, communications, and public relations strategies. The successful applicant must be a team player, and will work closely with the Chief of Staff, Communications Director, and D.C./ District team. This is not an entry-level position. Professional communications and on-therecord experience is required. Hill experience and familiarity with Ohio, especially Northeastern Ohio, is strongly preferred. Candidates should have knowledge of the legislative process, as well as the ability to identify local and national press opportunities. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send cover letter, resume, and three original writing samples to District11Resumes@mail.house.gov with “PRESS SECRETARY” in the subject line. No walk-ins or phone calls. MEM-346-14 New Jersey Democrat is seeking a highly motivated and organized staff assistant with excellent oral and written communication skills for the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include managing front desk operations, answering telephones, greeting visitors, coordinating tours for visiting guests, processing flag requests, reviewing, sorting, and responding to incoming constituent correspondence, addressing constituent matters, and assisting the Member and legislative staff as needed. Additional duties include management of the website and social media activities, including official Facebook and Twitter accounts. Please e-mail cover letter, resume and two brief writing samples to nj08jobs@gmail.com. Please no calls or drop-ins. MEM-345-14 U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D) seeks Senior Legislative Assistant. House experience and Spanish a plus. Send cover letter, resume and three work references to: Intern7DC.TX35@mail.house.gov No walk-ins please. MEM-340-14 Virginia Democrat seeks an energetic, self-motivated, and organized Staff Assistant. Applicants should demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, be comfortable with managing multiple tasks, and have experience working on deadline in a high pressure setting. Duties include, but are not limited to: staffing the front office and greeting visitors, answering phones, coordinating and executing flag and tour requests, managing office intern program, assisting with mail processing -- reviewing, sorting and responding to constituent mail, tracking legislative issues, assisting with research, coordinating IT services, and helping with other projects as needed. Applicants should have experience interacting with the public, as well as possess strong writing, communication, and organizational skills. Positive, team-oriented attitude required. Previous Capitol Hill or internship experience preferred. Ties to Virginia and bilingual in Spanish a plus. Please submit resume and cover letter to vacongressionalresumes@gmail.com.