Revised: April 29, 2016 at 8:48 AM

The Senate Employment Bulletin is published as a service to Senate offices choosing to advertise staff vacancies. The listing is posted online at www.senate.gov/employment and revised throughout the week.

To apply for advertised positions, please follow the application instructions at the end of each advertisement. Indicate the job referral number associated with each ad and submit a separate resume for every position for which you wish to apply.

For more information, please consult the Placement Brochure on the Web site or contact the Placement Office at (202) 224-9167.

Offices within the United States Senate are equal opportunity employers.

223197 FALL 2016 ENERGY POLICY INTERN -

The Democratic Staff of the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources seeks full-time, unpaid interns in Washington, DC, starting early September 2016. Part-time interns will also be considered, but candidates with full-time availability will be given preference. It is preferable, but not required, if the candidate is available to start in September and can continue work through mid-December. Responsibilities include writing memos, preparing for hearings, and assisting staff with legislative research. Applicants must work well under pressure; have excellent written and oral communications skills and a desire to learn. Northwestern ties are preferred, but not required. Please send your resume, cover letter and 2 writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov by close of business Thursday, June 30th, 2016.  Please indicate job referral number in the subject line.

 
223196 Fall 2016 PRESS INTERNSHIP -

U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee’s Democratic staff is seeking applicants for a full-time or part-time unpaid press internship for Fall 2016. Applicants must be currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students, should be available to come into the office at least some mornings, and ideally can start the beginning of September. Duties include tracking press clips and traffic on social media networks, updating and maintaining press contact lists, conducting research projects, writing short press releases and Tweets, and assisting with the office's day-to-day communications operation. Applicants should have a strong interest in political communications, new media, or journalism. Washington ties or an interest in energy and natural resources are a plus. Please send your resume, cover letter and 2 writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov  by close of business on Thursday, June 30th, 2016. Please indicate job referral number in the subject line.

 
223195 LAW CLERK -

The Select Committee on Ethics seeks a highly motivated and non-partisan law student for a Summer 2016 full-time, 10-week, paid internship. This learning experience will provide substantive knowledge in legislative branch ethics and a unique opportunity to work closely with subject matter experts in the Senate on a variety of ethics related topics. The primary focus of the work will be researching and documenting Committee precedent respecting its application and interpretation of the Senate Code of Conduct and related federal laws. Good judgement and a professional demeanor are essential. Candidates should possess excellent research skills, great attention to detail, and the ability to successfully multitask and meet deadlines. This internship is open to current law students only. Preference will be given to rising 3Ls; however, strong rising 2Ls will be considered. The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer. Send resume, cover letter, and a list of three references to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov with "Law Clerk" in the subject line.

 
223194 ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR -

Senator Casey is seeking an Administrative Director to manage all administrative support and staff for the Washington, DC office and seven offices throughout Pennsylvania.  This person will: develop and administer an annual operating budget; process staff and vendor disbursements; administer payroll and benefits for staff; equitably enforce office policies and procedures; recruit and hire to fill position vacancies; coordinate resources, training, and special projects in support of the office’s larger strategic goals; and serve as a liaison to Senate support agencies (SAA, AoC, Superintendent, USCP etc.) regarding all non-legislative business.  This position will also function as an in-house Archivist, training staff and ensuring the preservation of the Senator’s papers and record.  The ideal candidate is an experienced manager of people and process with strong existing relationships in the Senate, and a deep understanding of the unique processes of a congressional office.  Pennsylvania ties always preferred but not required.  We are especially interested in applicants with a sense of humor and a can-do attitude. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Admin Director.”  Please save requested documents in a single file (pdf preferred) and name the file “Last name, First name.”  No phone calls or drop-bys, please.  This office is proud to be an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation.

 
223193 SPEECHWRITER FOR PACIFIC NORTHWEST SENATOR -

Primary duties will include drafting and revising speeches (including floor speeches), talking points, committee statements, and video scripts, as well as conducting historical and policy research to support high-quality and original speechwriting. The Speechwriter may also assist in the drafting of op-eds and press statements as needed. The Speechwriter will be a part of the communications team and must be a good team player who is able to work closely across multiple departments to deliver a final product. The ideal candidate will be a hard worker who is detail-oriented and self-starting, with a knack for translating complicated policy into compelling words and ideas. Some prior speechwriting experience required; Hill or campaign experience strongly preferred. Please send cover letter, resume and two writing samples to northwestpressjobs@gmail.com.

 
223192 DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY AND DIGITAL MEDIA MANAGER -

U.S. Senator Mark R. Warner is seeking a Deputy Press Secretary and Digital Media Manager to manage the Senator’s online presence, increase his social media profile, and help manage and support an active communications operation. Digital responsibilities include working with the Communications Director and Press Secretary to manage the Senator’s website, designing and executing digital media campaigns, creating graphics and photos, producing broadcast-quality video and audio, and writing and sending e-mail newsletters.  Press office responsibilities include drafting news releases and talking points, responding to media inquiries, assisting in the planning and execution of earned media events, and managing teletownhalls. In addition, this individual will be responsible for managing production of daily clips, preparing briefing memos and materials for media events, actively maintaining press lists, and fielding incoming press calls. This is not an entry-level position. The ideal applicant will have 1-2 years of demonstrated experience working in communications and digital strategy, preferably on Capitol Hill or in a campaign setting. Experience with photo and video editing software, such as Adobe Premiere, Photoshop and Lightroom is highly preferred. Knowledge or experience in photography is a plus. Please send cover letter, resume, three writing samples, and at least one sample of original digital product (hyperlinks ok) to ussenatecommunication@gmail.com.  This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

 
223191 ECONOMIST -

The Republican Staff of the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress seeks staff economists with a serious interest in public policy research. Subject areas of interest include financial markets, monetary policy, and housing policy. Successful candidates will have strong written and oral communication skills. The position requires independent research, as well as working closely with other economists on the staff, in the federal government and academics throughout the country.  A full-time, professional staff position is being offered through the remainder of the congressional term ending January 3, 2017.  A Master’s degree in economics or a related field is required. A Ph.D. in economics is strongly preferred. The Joint Economic Committee’s mission is to review economic conditions and make recommendations to Congress about a broad range of policy issues.  The Committee holds hearings, conducts original research and analysis, and advises Members of Congress on economic policy. For more information on the work of the Republican staff of the Committee, please visit our website at http://jec.senate.gov. If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, references and two short writing samples to jobs@jec.senate.gov with the subject line “Economist.” This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed service, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

 
223190 PRESS INTERN -

U.S. Senator Tom Carper’s (D-Del.) Washington, D.C. office is seeking a full- or part-time press intern for June through August 2016. This press internship is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in a busy Capitol Hill press office, as well as accrue skills and participate in educational experiences beneficial to a career in communications. Duties include assisting with daily news clips, compiling news research, drafting media releases/advisories, maintaining press contact lists, creating social media content, and managing web content. This position requires attention to detail, creativity, strong writing ability and grammar skills, and a willingness to learn. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office and Adobe suites and familiarity with social media is preferred. A background in journalism or communications is a plus, but not required. Undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates, are encouraged to apply. Delaware ties are a plus. This internship is paid. Applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to northeastdempressintern@gmail.com by May 6 to begin in June. Please, no drop-ins or phone calls.

 
223189 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Senior Republican Senator seeks Legislative Assistant to handle legislative portfolio that includes transportation, housing, and labor.  The ideal candidate will have excellent writing, analytical, and interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet tight deadlines in a rigorous environment. The successful candidate will have significant policy experience and be a self-starter.  Specific knowledge of the appropriations process is a plus.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, planning legislative strategy, building coalitions, preparing for hearings, and writing memos, speeches, and talking points.  Prior hill experience required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223188 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Midwest Republican Senator is seeking a Legislative Correspondent to respond to constituent mail and assist the Legislative Assistant responsible for health care, education, labor, and Indian Affairs legislative portfolio. Qualified candidates will possess excellent writing and research skills and the ability to meet deadlines, while paying close attention to detail, in a fast-paced environment. Midwest ties, Capitol Hill experience, and knowledge in these issue areas are strongly preferred. Please send a cover letter and resume to senategoplc@gmail.com.

 
223187 ASSOCIATE COUNSEL -

Democratic Senator on the Judiciary Committee seeks Associate Counsel. Experience with and knowledge of judiciary-related issues—including, for example, intellectual property, criminal justice reform, and constitutional law—strongly preferred. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, planning legislative strategy, building coalitions, preparing for hearings, and writing memos, speeches, and talking points.  Interested applicants must have a record of leadership and initiative. The position requires strategic thinking, the ability to work independently, and outstanding oral communication and writing skills. Ideal candidates must be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment and possess strong legal, negotiation, and legislative skills.  Constituent outreach and engagement are important components of the job. J.D. is required.  This is a junior level position. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line‎.

 
223185 PRESS ASSISTANT -

Democratic Senator seeks a qualified individual to serve as a Press Assistant. This person would be responsible for helping to compile press clips and the Senator’s media mentions. maintaining and compiling press lists, drafting releases and other press related documents, scheduling radio and other events with media, taking photos at press conferences, answering and properly routing press calls in office and other duties as assigned. Candidates must have exceptional writing skills, work well as part of a team, and be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. Hill or campaign experience is preferred. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223184 STAFF COUNSEL (TEMPORARY POSITION) -

The Select Committee on Ethics seeks a non-partisan attorney for a temporary position of staff counsel.  The temporary staff counsel’s responsibilities will include reviewing and providing guidance to Senate Members and staff on a high volume of financial disclosure reports, as well as providing advice and training regarding Ethics rules and laws.  This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve the entire Senate community equally and refrain from political or partisan activity.  Applicants must be able to work well as part of a team and must possess outstanding written and oral communication skills and analytical abilities as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate matters that arise before the Committee.  Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable:  government ethics, financial disclosure, finance/securities law, investigations, or criminal law. Send resume, cover letter, and writing sample (no longer than 15 pages) to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov.  The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer.

 
223182 FINANCE COMMITTEE SUMMER PRESS INTERNSHIP -

Democratic Finance Committee staff seeks an unpaid intern to assist the press team this summer. This internship is a valuable opportunity to see how a Senate communications office functions and ideal for motivated, self-starting and quick-learning individuals. Responsibilities include monitoring media coverage, compiling daily press clips, drafting press releases and other materials, assisting with social media and Committee hearings, and providing research and other support to the press team. A background in communications or journalism is preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov, while indicating “Finance Summer Press Internship” and job referral number in the subject line. This office is an equal opportunity employer.

 
223178 EDITOR -

Republican Senate office is looking for an Editor. Candidates must have at least two years of professional editing or writing experience, general knowledge of domestic and world affairs, and an exceptional ability to communicate complex ideas to the public and press. Excellent writing skills and precise attention to detail are required. Candidates should send a resume, a cover letter, and two original writing samples to editor0416@gmail.com.

 
223174 COMMUNICATIONS INTERN -

Senator Gary Peters’ office is seeking a summer communications intern. Responsibilities include media monitoring and research, writing media advisories and press releases and general communications office support. This position is unpaid. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, references, short writing sample and time availability to Peters_Intern@peters.senate.gov with the subject “Communications Intern.”

 
223173 CORRESPONDENCE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST -

Western Republican Senator seeks mail specialist to analyze and process incoming mail and route to appropriate staff. Supervision, training, and monitoring the work of interns concerning mail responsibilities and assigned duties from start to finish of tasks. Attends training and works with correspondence team to develop relevant IQ Quorum knowledge and skills. Minimum 4 year college degree. Computer-related work experience. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223172 ECONOMIST/POLICY ANALYST -

The Democratic staff of the U.S Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC) is seeking an economist/policy analyst with substantive experience in applied microeconomics and public policy research. Duties include working collaboratively with JEC staff on a wide variety of U.S. economic policy issues; researching, writing and editing reports on various federal policies and legislative proposals; proposing ideas for new research topics on issues relevant to current public policy debates; aggregating and analyzing economic data; researching, writing and editing briefing documents for Congressional hearings; advising the Ranking Member and the Staff Director on economic issues; communicating with House and Senate Committees, federal agencies and think tanks. Basic qualifications: advanced degree in Economics or Public Policy required; Ph.D. level preferred; 2+ years of professional experience in research and data analysis, including applied microeconomics and public policy. Other qualifications: proficiency with STATA and U.S. Census microdata; excellent writing skills, with the ability to convey complex policy issues to non-economists; significant understanding of the American political system; Washington experience preferred. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to dems@jec.senate.gov with subject line “Economist/Policy Analyst position.” Applicants who are called for an interview will be asked to submit writing samples and a list of references. Position available immediately. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Salary commensurate with experience. The Joint Economic Committee is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed service, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

 
223171 OFFICE MANAGER -

U.S. Senator Steve Daines has an opening in his Helena office for an Office Manager. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is experienced with supporting senior management, extremely organized, and detail-oriented. A successful candidate must find public service personally rewarding and share the Senator’s vision for Montana. The position entails a high level of both internal and external communication, which requires a mature ability to answer questions related to the Senator’s work and positions. The Office Manager must use sound judgment in serving constituents and directing questions for assistance to the appropriate colleague. The Office Manager will run the front desk and perform general office duties including answering the phone, scheduling appointments, filing, organizing, and greeting visitors. This job will be most rewarding for an individual who excels at multi-tasking, is able to handle multiple projects, effectively prioritizes assignments, and enjoys a fast-paced work environment. The position requires experience and familiarity with PCs and the Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Outlook, Excel and Power Point. Staff also use web based programs to manage constituent services. Experience using cloud based programs, iOS applications, and smartphones is a plus. Requirements include a valid driver's license and a high school diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The schedule is Monday through Friday from 8-5, with occasional requirements outside those hours. Salary depends on experience and qualifications, and includes a full-benefit package. Learn more about Senator Daines at www.Daines.Senate.gov. Please email your resume to Liz_Dellwo@Daines.Senate.gov or call Charles Robison 443-3189 with questions. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We are reviewing resumes as they are submitted, and will call to schedule an interview with qualified applicants. Resumes should include the following information: • All relevant work history, listing employment in chronological order in a year/month format with the most recent job first. • Supervisor’s name and phone number for each job. • Detailed description of the duties for each job, including hours per week, and the reason for separation. 

 
223170 COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -

The Minority Staff of the Committee on Energy & Natural Resources seeks a Communications Director.  At least six years of relevant experience is required, as is substantive knowledge of energy, public lands, forestry, territories, water, and other policy issues within the Committee’s jurisdiction.  The ideal candidate will be a highly-motivated self-starter with the proven ability to develop and execute a detailed plan for communicating the Committee’s activities to a diverse set of audiences.  He or she should have the capacity to plan ahead and manage a team; expertise with digital media platforms; and be a team player eager to proactively collaborate with other members of the Committee staff.  Candidates must have excellent writing skills; be able to quickly produce accurate, high-quality materials; and have strong working relationships with reporters, editors, columnists, and other members of the media.  Some travel will be required.  Applicants with ties to Washington state are preferred and encouraged to apply.  Please email a cover letter, resume, and at least three writing samples to John_Davis@energy.senate.gov with Communications Director in the subject line. 

 
223167 PRESS INTERN -

The Office of U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) seeks highly motivated individual for part-time or full-time unpaid Press Internship, starting immediately. Responsibilities include compiling press clips and the Senator’s media mentions on a daily basis; answering the press line, fielding calls from reporters, and routing calls in the office as needed; compiling and maintaining press lists; pitching press conferences and events to reporters; drafting releases, collateral, and other press related documents; and other duties as assigned. Position requires a keen attention to detail, the ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines, and the ability to demonstrate professionalism and discretion at all times. Strong writing and grammar skills and proficiency of Microsoft Office applications required. We are an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail your resume and a cover letter that includes your available start date to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. 

 
223166 DIRECTOR OF SCHEDULING/EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT -

Northwest Democratic Senator seeks highly qualified individual to fill the position of Director of Scheduling/Executive Assistant to the Senator. Individual must excel at balancing many competing demands in a fast-paced environment while maintaining close attention to detail and a positive attitude. Primary responsibilities include: managing scheduling team to cover all incoming DC meeting and event requests, communicating key information regarding the Senator's schedule and needs to staff, thinking and planning strategically with the legislative, state, and communications staff, interacting with the Senator throughout all aspects of the schedule and other duties as assigned by the Senator and/or Chief of Staff. Ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, detail-oriented, resourceful, discreet and able to prioritize, multitask and manage time effectively in a fast-paced environment. Previous Scheduling and/or Executive Assistant experience on Capitol Hill preferred.  Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223163 REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE -

Senator Casey seeks a Regional Representative for his Philadelphia office to work under the direction of the State Director and Southeast Regional Director.  This individual will: act as the Senator's liaison to all government, community and constituent groups and civic leaders in their assigned geographic area; monitor developments, opinions and concerns in the region and update the Senator accordingly; attend civic meetings, community gatherings, and other events, representing the Senator in his absence; recruit and manage a diverse pool of interns; as well as other duties assigned.  The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communications skills, a demonstrated capability to generate new ideas, and the ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment.  Qualified applicants will have several years of experience in government and/or community outreach, solid ties to the Philadelphia area, and a strong knowledge of local issues, geography, and demographics.  Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Philly Regional Rep”  Absolutely no phone calls or drop-bys, please.  This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation.

 
223156 PRESS SECRETARY/SPEECHWRITER -

Western Senate Democrat accepting applications for combined press secretary/speechwriter position. Duties will include lots of writing — including press releases and full speeches — staffing the senator during interviews and events, pitching in-state and Washington media, developing relationships with reporters, working with in-state and Washington staff to plan and implement events, and helping develop content for social and multimedia sites. The ideal candidate will have an enthusiastic positive attitude, a sense of humor and a willingness to work hard until the job is done well -- as well as 5+ years of experience on the Hill or in a similar environment, preferably as a press secretary or deputy press secretary, in which he or she did at least some speechwriting, and regularly wrote press releases and talking points, organized press events with or without supervision, and staffed a principal. Multimedia skills are extremely helpful. Spanish is a plus. In-state experience is strongly preferred but not required. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, 3-5 writing samples (MUST include a speech or talking points and a press release or very similar material), and 3 recent professional references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223155 INTERNSHIP -

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez seeks full-or part-time interns for two summer sessions in his Washington, D.C. office. Prospective interns should be mature, self-motivated, and enthusiastic. Candidates should also have strong research and writing skills. Duties include attending congressional hearings, writing memos, and assisting staff with legislative research. Interns will also be answering phones, giving U.S. Capitol tours, and processing mail. Internships are unpaid and applicants should indicate when applying which summer session they would prefer to work. New Jersey ties are preferred, but not required, and having Spanish language fluency is a plus.  For more information and to apply, please visit: http://www.menendez.senate.gov/services/internships. The deadline to apply for Summer Session 1 is April 1, 2015, and the deadline for Summer Session 2 is May 1, 2015.

 
223154 PRESS INTERNSHIP -

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez seeks a full-time press intern to work for two summer sessions in his Washington, D.C. office. Prospective interns should be mature, self-motivated, and enthusiastic. Candidates must have strong communications and research skills. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, helping prepare daily press clips early in the morning, drafting press releases, researching and managing press lists, and assisting press staffers with various events. In addition, press interns may be asked to help with a variety of administrative tasks, including answering phones, giving U.S. Capitol tours, as well as assisting staff with legislative research and drafting letters. All Senate internships are unpaid and press interns must be willing to work both summer sessions listed on the Senator’s website. New Jersey ties are preferred, but not required, and having Spanish language fluency is a plus. For more information and to apply, please visit: http://www.menendez.senate.gov/services/internships. The deadline to apply for the summer is April 1, 2015.

 
223152 SUMMER PRESS INTERN -

Senator Charles E. Schumer’s press office seeks full-time, unpaid interns in Washington, DC, starting in May. Part-time interns will also be considered but candidates with full-time availability will be given preference. It is preferable if the candidate can continue to work through the summer months to late August. Responsibilities include compiling press clips, answering reporter inquiries, organizing press conferences, writing press releases, talking points and memos, conducting research and assisting the Press Staff with the day-to-day operations of a very active press office. Applicants must work well under pressure, have excellent written and oral communications skills and a desire to learn. Previous experience in politics and press are not required but candidates should have a general understanding of the governmental process, knowledge of the Northeast, and interest in communications. If interested, please send cover letter, resume and writing sample via email to: SchumerPressInternship@gmail.com.

 
223150 PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER -

The Special Committee on Aging Majority seeks a Professional Staff Member to work on Medicare, Medicaid, Affordable Care Act, and other health and social service related issues.  The ideal candidate will have excellent writing, analytical, and interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet tight deadlines in a rigorous environment. The successful candidate will have significant, relevant policy experience and be a self-starter.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: conducting oversight of relevant programs; preparing for hearings; analyzing legislative and regulatory developments and recommending appropriate responses; and meeting with constituent and stakeholder groups.  Prior hill experience required.  Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223147 INTERNSHIP -

Democratic leadership office seeks full-time unpaid interns for Spring 2016 semester.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: administrative tasks, handling constituent calls, and performing legislative research and drafting memos for staff members.  Candidates should possess strong writing and research skills and a demonstrated interest in public service.  Previous Hill internship experience is strongly preferred.  Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223145 SUMMER LEGISLATIVE INTERNSHIPS -

Sen. Charles Schumer’s Office seeks self-motivated and professional college students or recent college graduates for a summer internship, from May to August 2016. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to: researching legislative issues, attending hearings, preparing follow-up memos, answering phones, processing mail and other administrative duties.  This internship presents an opportunity for both a unique learning experience and an inside look at the political process. Applicants must be hard-working, have strong writing and communication skills and have a demonstrated interest in public policy. This is an unpaid internship. New York ties a plus. Please send a resume, cover letter, a 2-3 page academic writing sample and a completed copy of our intern application, located here http://www.schumer.senate.gov/students/internships, to Washington_Internships@schumer.senate.gov.

 
223142 DEPUTY SCHEDULER -

Democratic Senator is seeking an experienced, detail oriented individual to serve as Deputy Scheduler. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following: correspondence, travel arrangements, managing scheduling requests and invitation regrets, coordination of photo sessions, schedule maintenance, and other similar duties as well as providing administrative and clerical support to the Director of Scheduling.  Successful candidates will demonstrate outstanding interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, and be very hard working, organized, able to exercise good judgment, and discretion. This is a very fast-paced office with a heavy work load, and the Deputy Scheduler needs to be diplomatic, able to work with VIPs, professional at all times, and patient.   The Deputy Scheduler will also be the Senator’s body person and drive on occasion around the Washington, D.C. Metro area.  In addition to the scheduling responsibilities, the Deputy Scheduler will also serve as Assistant to the Chief of Staff with scheduling and clerical responsibilities.  The Deputy Scheduler must, at times, be flexible with his/her hours as the Senator’s schedule demands. This is not considered an entry level position; previous scheduling experience is required, and applicants must possess a willingness to learn and have an interest in administrative work. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223137 COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -

The Majority Staff of the Committee on Energy & Natural Resources seeks a Communications Director.  At least six years of relevant experience is required, as is substantive knowledge of energy, public lands, forestry, territories, water, and other policy issues within the Committee’s jurisdiction.  The ideal candidate will be a highly-motivated self-starter with the proven ability to develop and execute a detailed plan for communicating the Committee’s activities to a diverse set of audiences.  He or she should have the capacity to plan ahead and manage a team; expertise with digital media platforms; and be a team player eager to proactively collaborate with other members of the Committee staff.  Candidates must have excellent writing skills; be able to quickly produce accurate, high-quality materials; and have strong working relationships with reporters, editors, columnists, and other members of the media.  Some travel will be required.  Applicants with ties to Alaska are preferred and encouraged to apply.  Please email a cover letter, resume, and at least three writing samples to annie_hoefler@energy.senate.gov with Communications Director in the subject line. 

 
223136 REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE -

Michigan Senator Gary Peters seeks a Regional Representative for his Metro Detroit office. This individual will: act as the Senator’s liaison to government, community and constituent groups, in addition to civic leaders in Northern Oakland, Northern Macomb, and St. Clair Counties. This position will monitor developments, opinions and concerns in the region and update the Senator and his staff accordingly, in addition to attending civic meetings, community gatherings, and other events, representing the Senator in his absence. The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communications skills, a demonstrated capability to work independently and generate new ideas, and the ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment. Qualified applicants will have several years of experience in government and/or community outreach and solid ties to the Metro Detroit area. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, references, salary requirements and a sample congratulatory letter to metrodetroitsenator@gmail.com.

 
223134 COMMUNICATIONS INTERN -

Senator Gary Peters’ office is seeking a Communications Intern for the upcoming spring semester. Responsibilities include media monitoring and research, writing media advisories and press releases and general communications office support. This position is unpaid. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, references, short writing sample and time availability to Peters_Intern@peters.senate.gov with the subject “Communications Intern.”

 
223126 PRESS INTERN -

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer’s (D-CA) Washington, D.C. office is seeking applicants for a full-time unpaid press internship for Spring 2016. Applicants must be available to work from 8:30 am to 4:30pm Monday-Friday and start in the month of March. Duties include tracking press and monitoring traffic on social media networks, assisting with morning press clips, updating and maintaining press contact lists, writing short press releases, assisting with the office's day-to-day communications operation, and other research duties as needed. Applicants should have a strong interest in political communications, new media, and/or journalism. Attention to detail and strong writing and grammar skills are required. California ties are a plus but not required. Please send your resume and cover letter to Emilie_simons@boxer.senate.gov as soon as possible, but no later than Friday, March 18, 2015.

 
223118 MOUNTAIN STATE PRESS INTERNSHIP -

Senator Manchin seeks an enthusiastic, professional student or recent post-graduate to start an immediate Press Internship this summer to assist an aggressive and fast-paced press office. Tasks include compiling daily press and broadcast clips, organizing, maintaining and updating media lists, drafting press releases, assisting with social media, conducting brief research projects as well as additional tasks to assist the press team. Preference will be given to candidates with West Virginia ties and those who can commit to a fulltime internship. To apply, please e-mail cover letter, resume with references and one writing sample to internship@manchin.senate.gov.

 
223115 ASSISTANT TO CHIEF OF STAFF/ASSISTANT SCHEDULER -

Democratic Senator seeks an Assistant to the Chief of Staff/Assistant Scheduler. Key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: providing administrative and staffing support to the Senator’s Scheduler; planning and maintaining Chief of Staff’s calendar, including meetings, conference calls and travel; preparing correspondence for signature and presentation material as directed; ensuring utmost confidentiality and discretion; as well as performing a wide variety of executive secretarial, ability to occasionally drive the Senator to local events in DC; and administrative duties as required by daily operations of the office. The successful candidate will be proactive, detail-oriented, and show a history of sound professional judgment and problem solving capabilities. Assignments involve work of a confidential nature, necessitating exposure to sensitive information, thereby requiring discretion, tact and diplomacy. Must have ability to multitask and balance workload in a dynamic environment. Strong teamwork skills are a must as well as the ability to work with various personalities and styles. Superior oral and written communication skills. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223104 MILITARY AND VETERANS LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant to manage authorizing and appropriations committee work, predominately in veterans’ affairs, and on matters of national security and defense. In addition, the selectee will continue to grow and build relationships with military installations, veterans’ groups and the defense industrial base in the home state. The selectee will also be responsible for all military and veterans-related constituent correspondence, via management of a Legislative Correspondent in the office, as well as serve as a resource to state staff who liaise with, and fulfill casework on behalf of, servicemembers, veterans, and their families. The successful candidate will have current or prior military service experience and the ability to identify and successfully pursue legislative opportunities and projects that benefit the home state. He/she will have extensive knowledge of veterans health care and benefits, as well as military and national security interests. Mastery of Senate procedure and the appropriations process a plus. An existing professional network within VA, DoD, the defense industry, and VSOs and MSOs also a plus. Excellent research, writing, and analytical skills and the ability to function in a dynamic, fast-paced environment are critical. Salary is competitive with the median for Senate Legislative Assistants, and is commensurate with experience. Please submit cover letter indicating salary requirements, a resume, one relevant writing sample, and three references to MLA.Hire2016@gmail.com.

 
223100 REGIONAL MANAGER -

Senator Casey seeks a Regional Manager for his Lehigh Valley office (located in Allentown, PA) to oversee regional outreach to Berks, Lehigh, Northampton, and Carbon Counties.  This individual will: act as the Senator's liaison to all government, community and constituent groups and civic leaders in their assigned geographic area; monitor developments, opinions and concerns in the region and update the Senator accordingly; attend civic meetings, community gatherings, and other events, representing the Senator in his absence; as well as other duties assigned.  The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communications skills, a demonstrated capability to generate new ideas, and the ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment.  Qualified applicants will have several years of experience in government and/or community outreach, solid ties to the Lehigh Valley region, and a strong knowledge of local issues, geography, and demographics.  Strong preference will be given to bilingual applicants fluent in Spanish.  Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Regional Manager.”  Absolutely no phone calls or drop-bys, please.  This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation.

 
223092 DIRECTOR OF OUTREACH -

New York, NY - U.S. Senator Gillibrand seeks a Director of Outreach to work out the New York City Office.  Responsibilities include statewide outreach to New York leaders, organizations and agencies; track and provide policy analysis on key issues affecting Latino and Hispanic communities; forge strategic partnerships; execute grant and government program workshops; plan and execute events with the Senator in New York City. Applicants must be self-motivated team players; able to exercise discretion; have impeccable interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Graduate degree and or at least 5 years professional experience preferred; past or current residency in New York and fluent Spanish speakers preferred. Senator Gillibrand’s office is an equal opportunity employer.  Interested candidates should send resume to jobs@gillibrand.senate.gov, no calls please.

 
223082 SPRING PRESS INTERN -

Senator Charles E. Schumer’s press office seeks full-time, unpaid interns in Washington, DC, starting at the end of January/beginning of February. Part-time interns will also be considered but candidates with full-time availability will be given preference. It is preferable, if the candidate is available starting in January and can continue to work through the spring semester months (May/June). Responsibilities include compiling press clips, answering reporter inquiries, organizing press conferences, writing press releases, talking points and memos, conducting research and assisting the Press Staff with the day-to-day operations of a very active press office. Applicants must work well under pressure, have excellent written and oral communications skills and a desire to learn. Previous experience in politics and press are not required but candidates should have a general understanding of the governmental process, knowledge of the Northeast, and interest in communications. If interested, please send cover letter and resume via email to: SchumerPressInternship@gmail.com.

 
223074 PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER OR COUNSEL -

The Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Majority seeks a Professional Staff Member or Counsel to work on public lands and other natural resource issues. Expertise related to and at least six years’ experience working on public land policy and management issues is required, including those related to the National Park Service and the Payment in Lieu of Taxes program. The ideal candidate will be an entrepreneurial self-starter with the ability to identify, develop, and execute appropriate projects under the direction of the Natural Resources Policy Director. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: conducting due diligence on diverse lands bills referred to the Committee; drafting legislation; preparing for hearings; writing memos, speeches, and talking points; analyzing legislative and regulatory developments and recommending appropriate responses; meeting with key constituent and stakeholder groups; and professionally and accurately representing the views of the Chairman. An ideal candidate would possess an outstanding ability to research and write under pressure and thrive in a collegial, fast-paced, and rigorous environment. Applicants with ties to Alaska are preferred and strongly encouraged to apply. Please email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223073 PRESS ASSISTANT/ DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY -

Senior Democrat and Ranking Member of a Committee seeks Press Assistant or Deputy Press Secretary. Duties include compiling daily clips, fielding press calls and assisting with pitching stories, drafting press releases and advisories, assisting with events, and assisting with research and writing projects. Applicants should be detail-oriented, highly motivated, and team players who are willing and able to take ownership of projects and see them through to completion. Previous experience with press or other relevant experience strongly preferred.  Please send cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to westerndemcomms@gmail.com.

 
223043 INTERNS -

Senator Chuck Grassley is accepting internship applications for Spring 2016. Interns assist staff members with administrative, legislative and communications work, including that of Grassley's staff on the Committee on the Judiciary, where he serves as Chairman. Interns in Senator Grassley's office will find a wide range of learning experiences and exposure to Capitol Hill. Internships are open to undergraduate students and recent college graduates. Preference is given to applicants from Iowa. To apply, please email a completed application form available on the Senator's website, Grassley.senate.gov, to the Senator's intern coordinator at molly_foley@grassley.senate.gov with “Interns” in the subject line.

 
223041 NATIONAL PRESS SECRETARY -

Northeastern Democrat seeks a National Press Secretary to help manage the office’s media outreach, with a focus on national press.  This position reports to the Communications Director and responsibilities include drafting press releases and op-eds; planning and executing press conferences; pitching stories to reporters; and responding to incoming requests from reporters.  Candidates must have excellent writing skills, a demonstrated understanding of federal politics and policy, and an eagerness to advance key progressive priorities through innovative press strategies.  The ideal candidate will also be able to handle multiple projects at once and produce content swiftly to keep pace with deadlines.  This is not an entry-level position.  On-the-record experience and familiarity with pitching stories and placing columns are strongly preferred.  Fluency with environmental policy and organizations is a plus.  Please email a resume and writing samples to nationalpresssecretary@gmail.com. 

 
223017 GENERAL COUNSEL -

The Democratic Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry seeks a General Counsel with strong oral and written communication skills to serve as a senior advisor to the Ranking Member. Primary responsibilities include formulation of legislative initiatives, providing oversight of relevant agencies, assisting with the nomination process, and negotiating with other Committees and Congressional offices. Duties include providing technical and legal analysis of legislation and Committee jurisdiction, recommending legislative strategies and tactics as appropriate, drafting bills and amendments, and performing other Committee business as required. The ideal candidate will have the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgement over a broad range of legislative issues and situations. J.D. required. Substantial Hill and/or agency work experience and familiarity with Senate rules and procedures preferred. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
223009 LAW CLERKS -

The Minority Staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs seeks Law Clerks to work part-time or full-time with its oversight unit during the Spring and/or Summer 2016. These unpaid internships offer current law students a unique opportunity to observe and work closely with Committee staff on a wide variety of oversight projects. The clerks will assist with legal and fact research, drafting, meeting/hearing preparation, and administrative tasks. Please email a cover letter addressing your qualifications and the time commitment you can make (i.e. number of days/hours per week if part-time); your resume; and your unofficial law school transcript to senatebankinglawclerk@gmail.com.  No phone calls or drop-ins please.