Revised: May 22, 2015 at 5:27 PM

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.

222772 SENIOR WRITER -

Western Democratic Senator seeks a Senior Writer in her Washington, DC office. The ideal applicant will have exceptional speechwriting skills, extensive experience in writing and editing in a fast-paced environment, several years of Capitol Hill or other relevant experience, and the ability to handle multiple tasks and work under tight deadlines. Duties include writing speeches, talking points, op-eds and press releases as well as drafting or editing other materials, including letters, Congressional Record statements, website content and constituent outreach. Applicants should send resume, cover letter and at least six writing samples of different types to demcomsdirector@gmail.com. This position reports to the Communications Director and Chief of Staff.

 
222771 DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL PROJECTS -

Republican Senator seeks Director of Special Projects.  Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:  providing administrative support to the Senator’s Scheduler; planning and maintaining the Chief of Staff’s calendar, including meetings, conference calls, and travel;  coordinating the office internship program; and performing a wide variety of administrative duties as required by daily operations of the office.  A successful candidate will be detail oriented, highly organized, and able to multi-task in a fast paced environment while ensuring utmost confidentiality and discretion.  Dependability, friendliness, and exceptional interpersonal skills are a must!  This is not an entry level position; Prior Senate or House experience is required. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222770 PRESS ASSISTANT -

Sen. Lamar Alexander is seeking a Press Assistant for his D.C. office. The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented self-starter with strong writing and organizational skills, new-media savvy, and the ability to work well under pressure to respond quickly to deadlines and media opportunities. Tennessee ties strongly preferred. Degree in related field is a plus. Duties include but are not limited to: compiling daily news clips; tracking media coverage; fielding incoming press calls; updating media contacts; scheduling interviews; drafting advisories, releases and memos; creating/updating content on website and social media; helping to develop social media strategy; and editing/distributing audio and video content. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to senate.republican.press.office@gmail.com. No phone calls, please

 
222769 DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY -

The Senate HELP Committee is seeking a Deputy Press Secretary in the majority office under Chairman Alexander. Candidates should have either Hill or related policy or public-relations experience (or a strong journalism/media background). Candidates must have outstanding writing skills. Must be a self-starter with new-media savvy and the ability to think creatively, and able to work long hours under pressure in order to respond quickly to deadlines and media opportunities. Duties include: drafting press releases, statements; developing national media outreach strategies; providing content for and managing the website; managing new-media presence. Please email a cover letter and resume to senate.republican.press.office@gmail.com (no phone calls, please).

 
222768 PRESS SECRETARY -

Senator Casey seeks a dynamic, experienced media relations professional to serve as the Press Secretary in a busy press office. This individual will work with the Communications Director to implement big-picture media strategy and maintain the Senator’s high profile in state.  The ideal candidate will have: established relationships with traditional print and broadcast media, as well as a strong familiarity and demonstrated past success with social media strategies; on-the-record experience; the ability to generate innovative event ideas; excellent writing, editing and time management skills; and a proven ability to identify and capitalize on press opportunities.  A successful candidate will also have a demonstrated track record of multi-tasking and collaborating effectively in a fast-paced environment. Senate experience preferred.  Pennsylvania ties a plus.  Please e-mail resume and two short writing samples to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Press Secretary.”  Incomplete applications will not be considered.  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.

 
222767 HEALTH AND EDUCATION LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Democratic Appropriator and HELP Committee member seeks a Legislative Correspondent with strong writing, research and oral communications skills to write constituent mail on issues related to health and education. Responsibilities include drafting constituent mail, staffing the Senator in meetings and HELP Committee markups, preparing materials for events in DC and in the state, providing policy and vote recommendations, and drafting talking points, memos and outreach materials. Ideal candidates should be motivated, entrepreneurial, flexible, work well under pressure in an extremely fast-paced environment and have the ability to balance competing interests of a demographically and ideologically diverse constituency. Previous Hill experience required and health experience preferred. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222766 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Senator Jack Reed is seeking a Legislative Correspondent to answer mail and research issues related to health care, education, labor, Social Security, and others. Ties to Rhode Island are preferred as is at least one year of Capitol Hill or other experience writing and conducting research in these issue areas.  Qualified candidates must have excellent writing, communication, analytical, and research skills and the ability to undertake multiple tasks, work well under pressure, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senateposition@gmail.com.  In the subject line or text of your email, please indicate whether you have any ties to Rhode Island as well as any Capitol Hill experience and your level of issue and writing expertise.  Applicants who do not include this information as specified will not be considered.  No phone calls please.  Deadline for applying is May 27th, 2015.

 
222765 PRESS ASSISTANT -

Midwest Republican Senator is seeking a detail-oriented Press Assistant with strong writing and editing skills. Knowledge of social media, photography and video editing preferred. Duties will include writing and editing press releases, op-eds and newsletters; taking and editing photos; compiling news clips and assisting press team with day-to-day duties. Midwest ties strongly preferred. Position reports to Press Secretary and Communications Director. To apply, candidates should send cover letter, resume and three writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222764 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Northeastern Democratic Senator seeks a Staff Assistant for fast-paced DC office. Primary responsibilities include answering phones, greeting office visitors, distributing mail, scheduling tours, managing interns, and various other administrative duties.  Qualified applicants must be outgoing, energetic and dependable with excellent organizational and communication skills. Connecticut ties are preferred.  This office is an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222763 REGIONAL ASSISTANT (Syracuse Office) -

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand seeks a personable, dependable, patient, and professional Regional Assistant for administrative and outreach duties for her Central New York office in Syracuse, NY. Applicants must be self-motivated team players who are able to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality, have strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills, and be proficient working on the computer. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, office management, answering multi-line phones, constituent services, directing internship program, and representing the office at meetings and events in an 11-county region. Some evenings and weekends will be required. Candidates must have valid driver’s license and vehicle. Past or current residency in New York preferred. Strong knowledge of Central New York ideal. Salary commensurate with experience plus benefits. Senator Gillibrand’s office is an equal opportunity employer. Please send cover letter and resume to Jobs@gillibrand.senate.gov. Please include “Central NY Regional Assistant” in the subject line of your email.  No calls please or in-person inquires.

 
222762 JUDICIARY COMMITTEE LAW CLERKSHIPS -

The Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), is seeking law clerks for the Spring 2016 semester to assist his Senate Judiciary Committee staff.   These substantive positions offer students a unique opportunity to observe the legislative and nominations process and to work closely with Committee counsel on a wide variety of projects.  Committee law clerks are typically tasked with conducting legal research, drafting memoranda and materials related to Committee hearings and votes, attending Committee hearings and executive business meetings, and providing assistance with other legislative matters. The clerkships are open to current law students only; those from Vermont are strongly encouraged to apply.  For more information about Senator Leahy and the clerkship program, visit http://leahy.senate.gov/services/law_clerks/. Please email resume, cover letter, legal writing sample, law school transcript, and list of three references to Patrick_Sheahan@Judiciary-Dem.Senate.Gov, with “Law Clerk” in the subject line of the email, by September 15, 2015. Due to significant delays in mail processing in the U.S. Senate, please do not send an application by regular post.

 
222761 DIRECTOR OF IMMIGRATION & FOREIGN AFFAIRS (Manhattan District Office) -

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand seeks a Director of Immigration and Foreign Affairs in her Constituent Affairs department. Candidate preferred is an attorney with a minimum of 5 years’ experience. Experience working with the Federal Government (DHS and DOS) highly desirable. Ability to work well with various constituents, including non-profit entities, for-profit businesses, community based organizations and other elected officials highly valued. The Director of Immigration and Foreign Affairs will assist constituents with immigration matters, foreign affairs matters and customs issues under the jurisdiction of the various components of the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State. Applicants must be self-motivated team players; be able to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality; possess excellent written and verbal communication skills; and be proficient with computers. Foreign language proficiency desired. Ties to New York are a plus. Senator Gillibrand's office is an equal opportunity employer; people of color, women, gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender people, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Please send cover letter, resume, writing sample of 3-5 pgs. and three references to Jobs@gillibrand.senate.gov. Please include “DIRECTOR OF IMMIGRATION & FOREIGN AFFAIRS” in the subject line of your email.  No calls please.

 
222760 ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Senator Brian Schatz seeks a legislative assistant to lead his energy and environmental policy team.  This is an area of particular focus for the senator and requires knowledge of domestic and international climate policy, environmental and energy regulatory policy, energy and infrastructure financing and economics, and state level energy work.  Qualified applicants will have strong writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills; exercise sound political judgment; operate well under pressure; and work well as part of a team.  Experience with environmental policy messaging and coalition building is valuable.  A graduate degree and Hill or related policy experience are strongly preferred.  To apply, please submit an application via http://www.schatz.senate.gov/services/jobs.

 
222759 SUMMER GRANTS INTERN -

Sen. Charles Schumer’s office seeks a summer grants intern to assist Grants Director with everyday tasks.  Responsibilities include drafting letters of support, researching funding opportunities, organizing files, and monitoring appropriations legislation.  Ideal candidates will have a thorough knowledge of the federal funding process, excellent writing and organizational skills, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.  An immediate start date is preferred, and the internship will tentatively run through August.  Please send a resume and cover letter via email to SchumerPolicyInternships@gmail.com.

 
222758 REGIONAL MANAGER -

Senator Casey seeks a Regional Manager for his Harrisburg office to oversee all regional outreach under the direction of the State 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; 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 Harrisburg and/or south central Pennsylvania, and a strong knowledge of state government, 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 “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.

 
222757 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENTS -

Democratic Senator is looking for two Legislative Correspondents. One will work on banking and transportation and handle issues relating to the Finance Committee including tax and trade. The other LC would work on environment and natural resource issues.  Duties would include general research, letter writing, talking directly with constituents and supporting the Legislative Assistants and other policy staff. Ideal candidates should have strong writing and communication skills, attention to detail and willingness to work hard as part of a team. Pacific Northwest connections strongly preferred.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222756 COMMUNITY AND CONTENT COORDINATOR -

Northeast Democrat seeks a Community and Content Coordinator to join our aggressive and innovative communications team. Digital media plays a foundational role in our communications strategy, and we need a high-energy individual to take the lead on content development and management of the communities in our online networks. This position will be responsible for closely monitoring social media streams to raise issues, spot trends, and address constituent concerns; contributing to the content calendar to amplify communications message; keeping our website up-to-date with fresh material; and developing creative web content items which communicates substance as well as message, including data and statistical infographics, social media graphics, short-form video, blog posts, and materials for events. Ideal candidate will have at least two years’ experience in relevant fields and a solid base of proficiency in relevant technical skills (e.g., Adobe Photoshop, HTML, JavaScript, iMovie, database languages such as PHP or SQL). To apply, send cover letter, resume, content samples (original graphics, video, etc.) to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.

 
222755 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Midwestern Democratic Senator seeks motivated applicants for a Staff Assistant position. Qualified applicants must be organized, dependable and able to juggle multiple tasks in a fast paced office.  Responsibilities will include staffing the front desk, greeting visitors, answering phones, processing flag orders and other administrative duties.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential, Midwestern ties are preferred.  Interested applicants should e-mail their cover letter, resume and writing sample, by close of business May 27, 2015 to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222754 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Western Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle judiciary, tax, banking, budget, and trade issues. Strong writing, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills required. Applicants should have 2-3 years of specific work experience in at least one of these issue areas. Responsibilities include constant monitoring of legislative developments, professionally representing the Senator, formulating and implementing strategic policy agenda action items, working closely with state offices, and ensuring senior staff and the Senator are abreast of important developments. Law degree preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and 2 writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222752 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Democratic Senator is seeking an energetic, highly motivated and well-organized Staff Assistant. Responsibilities will include reception duties in the front office, answering phones, greeting visitors and coordinating tour requests. An ideal candidate has previous Capitol Hill and Intranet Quorum experience, is extremely detail-oriented, has strong written and communication skills, possesses a professional demeanor and thrives in a fast-paced environment.  Other duties assigned as necessary. Western or noncontiguous state ties a strong plus. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to demsenatorjobs@gmail.com with "Staff Assistant" in the subject line

 
222751 SPECIAL ASSISTANT -

Democratic Senator seeks a Special Assistant for a fast-paced Washington, DC office. The Special Assistant will provide administrative, legislative, and logistical support to the Senator’s senior staff.  Responsibilities include working with the Scheduler/Executive Assistant on VIP correspondence, managing our weekly constituent coffee, and special projects with the Chief of Staff and Legislative Director.  A successful candidate will be highly motivated, able to manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks, detail-oriented and maintain a high level of professionalism and discretion at all times. The Special Assistant must have strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact effectively with both constituents and staff members. We are an equal opportunity employer.  Hill experience strongly preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222748 EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/DEPUTY SCHEDULER -

Democratic Senator seeks an Executive Assistant/Deputy Scheduler. Responsibilities include organizing and maintaining files, conducting research, managing projects, preparing and editing correspondence, and making travel arrangements for the Senator. Position reports to the Director of Scheduling. The ideal candidate will be organized, work well under pressure, and be detailed-oriented. Hill experience a must. Prior scheduling experience preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222747 SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR -

Democratic Senator seeks a Systems Administrator to oversee computer networks, hardware and software in D.C. and State offices. Candidates must be comfortable problem solving in a fast paced work environment and working patiently and effectively with user communities. Major responsibilities include determining hardware, software and system functionality; maintaining and troubleshooting hardware and software problems related to the computer network, desktop units, and other office equipment such as blackberries, printers, cameras and constituent mail database. The Systems Administrator will also be responsible for working with users to maintain behavior that respects the security needs of the office and Senate at large. Experience with Active Directory and Windows Server 2008 strongly preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222745 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Northeast Democratic Member of the Senate Appropriations Committee seeks an aide with Capitol Hill experience to handle labor and employment, transportation and infrastructure, housing and disaster preparedness portfolios, along with economic development issues.  A successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong analytical skills, and an enjoyment of fast-paced work in a team-oriented environment.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Office is an equal opportunity employer.  Please e-mail cover letter and resume to demsenator2015@gmail.com.

 
222742 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Midwest Republican Senator seeks highly motivated Legislative Correspondent to handle all agriculture, energy, environmental and trade issues. Primary duties include conducting research and drafting responses to constituents’ letters. Other duties include providing assistance to LA, drafting memos for the Senator, and meeting with constituents. Exceptional writing, communication, and organizational skills are essential. Previous Hill experience along with an agriculture background is preferred. Please submit resume to midwestaglc@gmail.com

 
222740 PRESS SECRETARY -

A Northwest Democratic Senator is looking for a Press Secretary for the Washington, DC office. The ideal candidate will be a communications veteran with at least five years in public relations with a proven ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative, and aggressive team environment.  Experience on Capitol Hill and in the Northwest is strongly preferred. The Press Secretary must be a creative and strategic thinker with strong writing and oral communication skills. Although the position is based in Washington, DC, occasional travel to the state will be required. The primary responsibilities will be drafting press releases, op-eds, memos and other materials such as talking points; organizing and staffing state press events; developing and maintaining relationships with state-based reporters, editors, and producers; and working closely with other members of the communications and legislative teams to find news hooks and pitch stories creatively. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222739 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Progressive Northeastern Democrat seeks Legislative Correspondent for defense, foreign policy, and veterans’ issues.  The Legislative Correspondent will draft letters, prepare memos, and staff meetings regarding these and several other policy areas.  Strong writing skills are essential, and candidates with New England ties are preferred.  Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and one-to-two-page writing sample to demlcjob@gmail.com.

 
222738 ARCHIVIST -

Senior Senator seeks a full-time, experienced Archivist. Primary duties will be organizing and preparing the Senator’s official records for transfer to an educational institution. Responsibilities will include overseeing office records management, policies, and procedures, maintenance of reference library, and the documentation and preservation of papers, photos, and other historical items. Position requires the ability to work autonomously and experience creating and maintaining databases. Experience working with digital and electronic records required. The ideal candidate will have an academic or library sciences background, previous experience with Congressional records and archival practices, excellent communication skills, and be highly organized. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to job.senate@gmail.com with “Archivist” as the subject.

 
222737 STAFF ASSISTANT (Honolulu, HI Office) -

Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) seeks a Staff Assistant for his Honolulu, HI office.  Excellent written and verbal communications skills are required.  Hawaii ties strongly preferred.  Primary duties include:  researching, drafting, and editing messages and letters; answering phones and greeting visitors to the office; and additional administrative functions.  Strong candidates will have a working knowledge of current events and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.  Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to HawaiiStaffAssistant@gmail.com with the subject line “Staff Assistant Application: Your Name.”

 
222734 STAFF WRITER -

Western Senator seeks dependable, organized, detail-and team- oriented staff writer to be based in Washington,D.C. Strong writing, digital communication, critical thinking and interpersonal skills required. Duties include: Drafting formal and informal written communications, including speeches, op-eds, statements, scripts, and talking points; producing compelling content for a variety of platforms to strategically communicate the Senator's priorities to targeted audiences; and supporting a busy, fast-paced communications team. Requires 2-3 years of applicable work experience; and a Bachelor's degree or higher or an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience. Please e-mail your resume with cover letter and two writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222731 ONLINE DIRECTOR -

Senate Republican leadership office is seeking an Online Director to manage website and other content, including data visualization projects. Required skills: experience managing content with a CMS (WordPress; Drupal); proficiency in HTML & CSS; preferred candidate will have portfolio of front and backend web development; proficiency in developing data visualizations from start-to-finish (wrangling raw data sets, identifying options, finalizing high quality graphics).Attention to detail and a high level of organization are necessary. The position works on multiple projects simultaneously and is a key part of weekly deliverables. The position will work closely with policy staff in designing appropriate graphics for policy material. Minimum of three years professional experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Email cover letter and resume to SenateDigitalJob@gmail.com.

 
222725 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Southeastern Republican Senator seeks Legislative Correspondent to answer constituent mail and periodically meet with constituents regarding legislative interests. Legislative issues may include, but are not limited to agriculture, education, and immigration. Ideal candidates will possess excellent writing and communication skills.  Legislative Correspondents are required to maintain a tight deadline while often handling multiple tasks.  Previous Capitol Hill experience preferred.  This office is an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail cover letter, resume and short writing sample to LCjob2015@gmail.com.

 
222713 LEGISLATIVE FELLOW - HEALTH CARE -

The Democratic Health Office of the HELP Committee seeks an unpaid fellow to support the office’s daily operations and work on health care issues.  The fellow will be an important part of the legislative team and will work closely with the staff to support health priorities in the Committee as well as help oversee the operations of the office and assist in drafting talking points, letters, and memos.  Qualified candidates will possess strong writing skills, be able to excel in a fast-paced environment, be flexible and eager to help with both administrative and substantive tasks as needed, and have a basic understanding of the legislative process. The ideal candidate would be available to begin in July or August and would be expected to serve in the office for 6-12 months. Please send resume, cover letter, references, and a writing sample to helphealthfellows@gmail.com by Thursday, April 30

 
222704 AUDIO AND VIDEO PRODUCER -

Senate Republican Conference seeks an Audio and Video Producer responsible for video editing, media asset archiving, and management.  Working together with internal staff, the A/V Producer will help conceptualize ideas and assemble media assets into high quality content that supports our production objectives. Other responsibilities include operation of equipment in our audio recording studio and working with senate press staff on deadline. Requirements include 5+ years of demonstrated professional experience working as a Video Editor utilizing Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premier;  2+ years of Motion Graphics experience such as Apple Motion or Adobe After Effects; knowledge of Adobe Photoshop; experience working within a television, video or digital media production environment; and creative editing for projects big and small. Please send a resume and cover letter to resumes@src.senate.gov

 
222703 BANKING, FINANCE, TAX AND LABOR LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Senior Democratic Senator seeks legislative assistant to handle banking, finance, tax, and labor issues.  SIGNIFICANT RELATED EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED, and Hill experience is preferred.  Must have strong communication skills and work well as a team player.  Send resume and brief, 1-3 page writing sample to us.senate.employment@gmail.com

 
222699 UNPAID TECH SERVICES INTERN -

The Senate Republican Conference is seeking one full time, unpaid tech services intern to start early May and intern through mid-August to work in our Multimedia Services Department.  Assist with all aspects of studio production, including but not limited to:  Studio lighting,  Studio setup,  Studio camera placement and operation, Teleprompter loading and operation,  Control room operation,  Audio Board operation,  Satellite transmissions.  Assist with all aspects of field production, including but not limited to:  Carrying necessary gear to field locations, Setup and breakdown of equipment in the field, Lighting, audio, and video acquisition, Mobile teleprompter operation,  Assist Senate Press Personnel in our office and remotely via the phone or email, Become familiar with and assist with our Senate-wide video distribution platform,  Assist with video and audio editing. This position involves direct contact with Senators and their staff.  Individuals must be socially well-adjusted and be able to judge what is appropriate in conversation and dress.  Individuals must be computer-literate, have attention to detail, be able to spell proficiently, have a grasp of sentence structure, be able to spot mistakes in teleprompter scripts, follow directions, possess problem solving skills, work well in a group or independently, be able to lift 50 pounds, and have the ability to communicate effectively over phone and email. Individuals will need to be available between 9am and 6pm Monday through Friday, but additional help may be requested on special occasions outside of those hours. Please send a resume and cover letter to resumes@src.senate.gov with TECH INTERN in the subject.

 
222693 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, but not required, if the candidate is available to start at the beginning of May and can continue work through the end of 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 and resume via email to: SchumerPressInternship@gmail.com

 
222692 PRESS INTERNSHIP -

The Ranking Member Press Office of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee is seeking a press intern. Responsibilities will include media monitoring and assisting with daily news clips, drafting press releases, advisories and social media posts, conducting research projects, and supporting press staff with day-to-day operations. Attention to detail and strong written and oral communications skills are required. Candidates with a background in communications, journalism, public relations, and/or political science are strongly preferred. To apply please send a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to helpcommitteepressintern@gmail.com

 
222691 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Senior Democratic Senator seeks a Staff Assistant for Washington, DC office.  Applicants must possess a professional telephone manner, knowledge of current events and issues in which the Senator is involved, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others in a fast-paced work environment.  Primary responsibilities include: answering telephone calls for the Senator and staff members, greeting visitors, performing general typing and administrative duties, and organizing flag or tour requests.  Individual must be available to work long hours, if necessary.  Hill experience and Northeast ties a plus.  Cover letter and resume e-mailed to senatejobs@gmail.com with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line.  No calls please.

 
222690 SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR -

Democratic Senators seek a shared Systems Administrator to oversee technology for the D.C. and state offices, and provide support with correspondence management and processing.  Responsibilities include installing, updating, maintaining, and troubleshooting hardware and software.  This includes, but is not limited to, office PC and Mac workstations, printers, mobile devices, and servers.  The Systems Administrator provides support for a variety of issues and identifies, researches, and resolves technical problems.  The Systems Administrator responds to telephone, e-mail, and in-person requests for technical assistance; works with the Administrative Director in making recommendations for the purchase of IT, office and communications equipment; and provides support and training for staff and interns.  Ideal candidates will have prior experience in a technical support role and have proficiency with Windows 7 and 8.1, Windows Server 2012, Microsoft Office programs, particularly Microsoft Outlook 2013, Mac OS X, and Active Directory.  Qualified candidates will have strong oral and written communications skills, strong interpersonal skills, work well under pressure, and in handling multiple tasks.  Candidates will also have strong organizational skills and be highly motivated.  Some Hill experience preferred and familiarity with Symplicity VOICE computer correspondence system a plus.  Those interested in being considered should send cover letter and resume to uss.employment@gmail.com.  This office is an equal opportunity employer.

 
222688 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Senior Democratic Senator on the Judiciary Committee seeks Legislative Correspondent to focus on judiciary issues.  Primary responsibilities include responding to constituent correspondence, attending constituent meetings and conducting research.  This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment.  Hill experience and Northeast ties a plus.  Interested applicants should e-mail cover letter and resume to senatejobs@gmail.com

 
222683 SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR -

Republican Senator is looking for an experienced Systems Administrator to oversee computer systems in D.C. and State offices.  Additionally, the position will work closely with the Legislative Correspondents, Legislative Assistants and the Legislative Director in helping to expedite appropriate and timely responses to correspondence.  Major responsibilities include maintenance and troubleshooting of hardware and software of servers, desktops, laptops, and blackberries; providing end user support to staff on a variety of software including Microsoft Office 2007, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Symantec Client Security, and Internet Quorum; maintaining the office website; sorting of incoming communications, making assignments to LC’s, proofreading drafted responses, preparing responses, managing mailing projects and other miscellaneous tasks. Applicants should have attention to detail, interpersonal skills, broad-ranging interest in the workings of Congress, and knowledge of public policy debates. Candidates must have strong interpersonal skills, be well-organized, able to multi-task, dependable and flexible. Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222682 COUNSEL OR ASSISTANT COUNSEL -

Majority staff of Senate investigative subcommittee seeks candidates for Counsel position.  Excellent academic credentials and law degree required.  1-3 years of litigation or investigations experience preferred, but recent law school graduates with outstanding academic record with be considered for Assistant Counsel position.  To apply, please send a resume and short cover letter to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line as soon as possible.  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

 
222677 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Senior Republican Senator seeks LA to handle transportation, housing, and labor portfolios.   Prior hill experience and an understanding of the federal budget process are strongly preferred.  The position will involve a significant amount of Committee work.  A successful candidate will be an excellent writer, a team player, and have a proven record of delivering results under deadlines.  Please send (1) cover letter and resume, (2) writing sample, and (3) references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222669 PRESS INTERN -

A western state Democrat is looking for a full time press intern who can assist a fast paced communications team with day-to-day operations.  Qualified applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students and must be able to work out of the DC office.  Candidates must possess strong writing skills and be available to start right away. Please send a resume and cover letter to westerndempressintern@gmail.com.

 
222668 IMMIGRATION COUNSEL -

Senior Democratic Senator is looking for a proactive, knowledgeable counsel to work on Judiciary Committee staff, focusing on immigration issues.  Responsibilities to include developing, monitoring and managing legislation, preparing for hearings, and advising in matters related to immigration, border security, civil rights, and voting rights issues, as well as other issues as needed.  Candidates must possess no less than two years of substantive legal and related policy experience, excellent research and writing skills, and strong analytical and communication skills.  Significant immigration experience required.  Must also have a sense of humor, be a team player, and able to work well under pressure and with quick deadlines.  Hill experience preferred; Senate or Committee experience is a plus.  J.D. is required.  This is not an entry-level position.  Please no recent graduates.  Please e-mail resume and cover letter for consideration to jud.dem.senate@gmail.com and use the subject line “Immigration Counsel.”

 
222667 COUNSEL -

Senior Democratic Senator seeks a counsel to work on Judiciary Committee staff and assist the Senator in all matters related to the jurisdiction of the Judiciary Committee, including hearings, legislation, and nominations.  Counsel must be a self-starter and possess the ability to handle a variety of issues under quick deadlines.  Candidates must possess at least two years of related policy experience and legal experience.  In addition, candidates must have excellent research and writing skills and strong communication skills.  Experience on the Hill, especially in the Senate and on a Senate Committee, is preferred; courtroom experience and experience in investigations also are plusses.  J.D. is required; please no recent graduates.  Please e-mail resume and cover letter for consideration to senate.jud@gmail.com and use the subject line “Judiciary Counsel.”

 
222661 SENIOR SPEECHWRITER -

Senator John Cornyn seeks a Senior Speechwriter for his DC office. Primary duties include drafting and revising speeches, including floor speeches and talking points, as well as conducting historical and policy research to support high-quality and original speechwriting. The Speechwriter will also assist in the drafting of op-eds. The Speechwriter will be a member of the Senator’s Senior Staff 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, self-starting, and with a knack for translating complicated policy into compelling words and ideas. Prior speechwriting, Hill or campaign experience strongly preferred. Interested applicants should send their resume to Speechwriter_Applicant@cornyn.senate.gov. 

 
222648 PRESS SECRETARY -

Senior West Coast Democratic Senator seeks experienced press secretary to coordinate and execute home state press and communications activities. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated hard worker with excellent communications skills, strong experience communicating legislative work to constituents, and a proven ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative, and aggressive team environment. Responsibilities include: drafting press releases, op-eds, memos and other materials; writing speeches and talking points; organizing and staffing state press events; developing and maintaining relationships with state-based reporters, editors, and producers; and working closely with other members of the communications and legislative teams to find news hooks and pitch stories creatively. A minimum of three years of relevant work experience is required. The job is based in Washington, D.C. but requires regular travel back to the state. To apply, interested parties should send a cover letter, resume, and three writing samples (at least one press release and one long-form, such as a speech) to westerndemcomms@gmail.com. 

 
222624 LAW CLERKS -

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Minority Oversight & Investigations Office is seeking unpaid Law Clerks for Summer 2015. The position offers law students or recent graduates the opportunity to gain substantive experience while participating in the legislative process. Law Clerks will assist Committee staff in conducting document review, policy and legal research, drafting memoranda, contributing to reports and preparing for hearings. Qualifications: Applicants must be current law students or recent graduates. Applicants must also demonstrate outstanding research abilities, work well in a fast-paced environment and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Previous experience in government is not required, but candidates should have a general understanding of the legislative process. Applicants available full-time throughout the summer are preferred, though candidates available part-time may also be considered. Applications: Interested applicants should apply for this position by emailing a cover letter, resume, writing sample and availability to HELPOversightClerk@gmail.com as soon as possible. Applications will be accepted until the positions have been filled. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.

 
222579 PRESS SECRETARY -

Democratic Ranking Member seeks experienced Press Secretary for Senate Banking Committee. The position will work as part of an aggressive press shop and serve as the primary on-the-record spokesperson on issues facing the Banking Committee. The ideal candidate will have several years of Capitol Hill experience and be well-versed in issues before the committee. Applicants should have a thorough understanding of the legislative process, significant on-the-record experience, and the ability to master technical issues and make them understandable. The position requires a team player with strong communication skills, creativity, and the ability to produce quality work under pressure. Interested applicants should send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to banking.democrats@gmail.com.

 
222516 LEGISLATIVE FELLOW - HEALTH CARE -

Democratic Senator on the HELP Committee seeks unpaid fellow to work on health care issues.  The fellow will be an important part of the legislative team and will work closely with the health care legislative assistant to develop health legislation and support health priorities in the Senate and on the HELP Committee as well as draft talking points, letters and memos.  Qualified candidates will possess strong writing skills, be able to excel in a fast-paced environment, and have a basic understanding of the legislative process.  Qualifications: Master’s Degree in health policy or at least 2 years of substantive experience working on health policy.  The fellow would be expected to work for the office for 6-12 months.    
Please send resume, cover letter, references and a writing sample to DemHealthFellow@gmail.com

 
222515 LEGISLATIVE FELLOW - ECONOMIC POLICY -

Midwestern Democratic Senator seeks unpaid fellow to work on economic policy.  The priority areas of focus would include: manufacturing, trade and labor.  The fellow would work with the economic policy legislative assistant as a member of the legislative team and would help draft legislation and manage the Senator’s priorities as well as draft memos, talking points, and letters.  Qualified candidates will possess strong writing skills, be able to excel in a fast-paced environment, and have a basic understanding of the legislative process.  Qualifications: Master’s Degree or at least 2 years of substantive experience working on economic issues. The fellow would be expected to work for the office for 6-12 months.       
Please send resume, cover letter, references and a writing sample to MidwestDemFellow@gmail.com