Revised: December 02, 2016 at 10:36 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 in real time.

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.


Offices within the United States Senate are equal opportunity employers.

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223456 WINTER/SPRING PRESS INTERN -

Senator Charles E. Schumer’s press office seeks full-time, unpaid interns in Washington, DC, starting in December/January. 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 winter/spring semester months and into 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, resume and writing sample via email to: SchumerPressInternship@gmail.com    


 
223455 TOUR AND VISITOR SERVICES COORDINATOR -

Republican Senator seeks an energetic, friendly, and dedicated person to manage all aspects of scheduling and managing the office’s tour program.  This person will possess a high degree of organization with the ability to handle multiple tasks in a high-paced environment.  Duties include organizing and coordinating multiple and often very large tour requests for constituents visiting Washington, D.C. This position also provides back up support for the reception suite and phones.  Attention to detail with a strong record of maintaining organization is a must.  The ideal candidate will possess a positive attitude and the ability to take initiative in solving problems. Knowledge of the history of the U.S. Capitol and experience working on Capitol Hill required.  This office is an equal opportunity employer.  Please email resume to senatecva@gmail.com.


 
223454 CHIEF ECONOMIST -

Progressive Ranking Member of Senate Committee seeks experienced Chief Economist with demonstrated background in budgetary matters. The ideal candidate will have solid background in progressive issues including combatting wealth and income inequality, universal health care, labor issues, and progressive tax reform. The ideal candidate must also demonstrate strong analytical abilities. Candidate should be ready to jump into a fast-paced, dynamic committee office. An excellent collaborative worker and inspired self-starter, the ideal candidate will have strong ties to the Progressive movement and its priorities. Please send resume, writing samples and cover letter to Chief.Economist2016@gmail.com.


 
223453 CHIEF INVESTIGATOR -

Progressive Senator in leadership seeks Chief Investigator with at least 3-5 years’ professional experience conducting Congressional investigations. The ideal candidate must have solid experience investigating progressive causes like Wall Street abuse and fraud, corruption in the pharmaceutical industry, and waste in the fossil fuel industry, among others. The candidate should have demonstrated experience in qualitative and quantitative research methods, as well as strong investigative qualities. The ideal candidate should be ready to jump into an energetic, dynamic office, and have the ability to conduct multiple investigations at once. An excellent collaborative worker and inspired self-starter, the ideal candidate will have strong ties to the Progressive movement and its priorities. Please send resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to Chief.Investigator2016@gmail.com.


 
223452 SENIOR REPORTING ANALYST -

Progressive Senator in leadership seeks experienced Reporting Analyst to write reports on issues ranging from Wall Street reform, abuse and fraud in the pharmaceutical industry, expanding Social Security, universal health care, clean and renewable energy, among others. The ideal candidate will be able to work with a team of issue-focused analysts to amass reports of varying lengths and covering numerous progressive topics. The ideal candidate will have 2-5 years of demonstrated analytical experience on and off Capitol Hill. Candidate should be ready to jump into a fast-paced, dynamic office, and have strong multitasking capabilities. An excellent collaborative worker and inspired self-starter, the ideal candidate will have strong ties to the Progressive movement and its priorities. Please send resume, cover letters, and writing sample to Reporting.Analyst2016@gmail.com.


 
223451 SPEECHWRITER -

Progressive Senator in leadership seeks Senior Speechwriter with at least 5 years professional speechwriting experience. Successful candidate will have demonstrated experience writing speeches for members of Congress or outside organizations, assembling talking points, writing op-eds, and releasing press statements. The ideal candidate will also have an in-depth working knowledge of progressive issue areas such as income and wealth inequality, Wall Street reform, big pharma and lowering drug prices, and clean and renewable energy. The candidate should also have excellent writing skills, and the ability to jump into a fast-paced, dynamic congressional office. The ability to multitask and often put together speeches and press releases with fast turnover is strongly desired. An excellent collaborative worker and inspired self-starter, the ideal candidate will have strong ties to the Progressive movement and its priorities. Please send resume, cover letter, and 2-3 writing samples (floor speeches, op-eds, etc.) to Senior.Speechwriter@gmail.com.


 
223450 PAID SPRING INTERNSHIP -

Republican Senator seeks full- or part-time interns for the spring semester. Responsibilities include leading Capitol tours, processing constituent correspondence, tracking legislation, attending hearings/briefings, and conducting legislative research. Candidates should have strong research and writing skills. Previous Hill experience or Midwest ties are strongly preferred, but not required. This internship is paid, and applicants should be available January - May. Please send a resume and cover letter to senategopinterns@gmail.com with “Spring Internship” in the subject line.


 
223449 PRESS INTERNSHIP -

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez seeks a full or part-time press intern to work for the spring semester his Washington, D.C. office. Prospective interns should be mature, self-motivated, and enthusiastic. Candidates must have strong writing skills. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, helping prepare daily press clips early in the morning, drafting press releases, managing press lists, and assisting communications staffers with media interviews and 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. 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 spring is December 18, 2016.


 
223448 INTERNSHIP -

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez seeks full-or part-time interns for the spring semester in his Washington, D.C. office. Prospective interns must 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. While internships are unpaid, we are happy to work with your university for course credit. 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 spring is December 18, 2016.


 
223447 PRESS INTERN -

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly’s Washington, DC office is seeking a full-time press intern, who can work 30-40 hours a week this spring. Responsibilities include assisting the press team with media monitoring, drafting social media, research, and other day-to-day operations and projects. Previous experience on Capitol Hill is not required, though applicant should have an interest in communications. Candidate should be a self-motivated team player with strong interpersonal skills, strong writing and oral communications skills, and the ability to handle multiple tasks with hard deadlines simultaneously. Familiarity with video editing, graphic design, and social media analytics is a plus, as well as proficiency using Excel. This internship is unpaid. Indiana ties are a plus. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and availability to application_donnelly@donnelly.senate.gov with the subject “Press Intern.” No drop-ins or phone calls.


 
223446 SPRING INTERNSHIP -

We are currently accepting internship applications for the spring internship program in Washington, DC.  This is an opportunity for students and recent graduates to get first-hand experience working in a United States Senator’s office. In the Washington, DC office, interns will have the opportunity to assist the Senator’s legislative and press staff with a variety of legislative projects, learn about the legislative process, gain valuable hands on experience, and network on the Hill. Additionally, interns will interact directly with constituents over the phone, assist with writing projects, and help lead tours of the United States Capitol for Hoosiers visiting Washington, DC.  This internship is unpaid. Indiana ties are a plus. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample and 3 references to application_donnelly@donnelly.senate.gov with the subject “Spring Internship.” No drop-ins or phone calls.


 
223445 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Senate office seeks Legislative Assistant responsible for agriculture, energy, and environment issues.  Prior Senate or House experience required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223444 ECONOMIC ANALYST AND SENIOR LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator is looking for an Economic Analyst & Senior Legislative Assistant to assist in the evaluation of mandatory spending, taxes, the federal budget, financial services regulatory reform, appropriations bills, and other legislation for budget enforcement, and to generally assist the legislative staff in the areas of complex federal budgeting. This individual will monitor legislation and the federal budget processes, prepare briefing materials and draft legislative initiatives. Candidates should have strong analytical and computer skills, strong writing and oral communications skills and be an innovative thinker. This position is best suited for someone with advanced degree in economics, business, finance or related area and related Hill experience.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_empoyment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223443 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Progressive Midwest Democratic Senator seeks highly motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual for open Legislative Correspondent position.  The main responsibility in this position is responding to constituent mail in a timely and correct manner and drafting form and individual letters.   Other responsibilities may include assisting Legislative Assistants with legislative work on an ad hoc basis, representing Senator at events and in constituent meetings, and other duties as assigned.  Qualified candidates should be strong writers, well-organized, resourceful, and be able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment. Prior Hill experience preferred, but not required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_empoyment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223442 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Democratic Senator seeks Staff Assistant for Washington, DC office.  Applicants must possess a professional telephone manner, excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced work environment, and knowledge of current events.  Responsibilities will include: answering phones and directing calls to the appropriate staff member, greeting visitors, performing general administrative duties, and organizing flag or tour requests.  Hill experience a plus.  Please e-mail cover letter and resume to employment.senate@gmail.com with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line.


 
223441 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Correspondent for Washington, DC office.  Primary responsibilities include drafting responses to constituent correspondence and conducting research.  This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced work environment.  Knowledge of current events and issues in which the Senator is involved is a must.  Hill experience preferred.  Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and a one page writing sample to employment.senate@gmail.com with “Legislative Correspondent” in the subject line.


 
223440 SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR -

Republican Senator is seeking an experienced part-time Systems Administrator to oversee and provide technical support for both the DC and state offices.  Responsibilities include updating, maintaining, and troubleshooting hardware and software.  This includes, but is not limited to, office workstations including PC, printers, scanners, iPhones, copiers, and other related hardware.  Position works closely with the Deputy Chief of Staff to support office operations as well as make recommendations for the purchase of IT, office, and communications equipment.  Experience with IQ, Airwatch, Windows 10, and Senate IT policy and procedures is required.  The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, be self-motivated, organized, and detail-oriented.  Shared employees are encouraged to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223439 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Republican Senator on a national security committee is seeking a Legislative Aide to handle constituent correspondence and provide legislative support on defense and foreign policy issues.  The position will require significant research and writing, and a person who can effectively function both independently and as a member of a team.  The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and possess a background in defense and foreign affairs and strong attention to detail. Capitol Hill experience as a Legislative Correspondent preferred. Please send a cover letter and resume to senateleg@gmail.com.


 
223438 LEGISLATIVE DIRECTOR -

Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS) is seeking a Legislative Director to manage a talented legislative shop.  Responsibilities include managing a 12+ person legislative staff, developing and implementing legislative strategy, mentoring staff, and reviewing legislative work-products for substance and style.  The successful candidate will be organized, decisive, and able to delegate appropriately.  The ideal candidate will be a proactive leader, a clear communicator with strong writing and grammar skills, have exceptional attention to detail, and able to work in a fast-paced office environment.  Interested candidates should note that their personal legislative portfolio will be very limited.  Senate experience is required.  
Please email cover letter, resume, and writing sample to SenateGOPLD@gmail.com with the candidates name in the subject line by COB Monday, December 5.     


 
223437 STAFF ASSISTANT -

The Select Committee on Ethics seeks a Staff Assistant to provide administrative support to the Committee.  The Staff Assistant’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: answering phones and routing calls, managing the reception desk, greeting visitors, filing, responding to constituent mail, providing support to the Committee’s professional staff, and various other administrative duties as assigned. This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all members of the Committee and Senate community equally without regard to their political affiliation and to refrain from activity that could impair the Committee’s reputation for non-partisanship.  Applicants must be highly organized and detail oriented, possess exceptional customer service and communication skills, and have the sound judgment necessary to handle matters that arise before the Committee.  All applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree.  The Committee is an equal opportunity employer.  To apply, send a resume and cover letter to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov.   


 
223436 SPRING INTERN -

The Democratic Staff of the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship seeks full-time, unpaid interns in Washington, DC, starting at the beginning of January. 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 January and can continue work through the spring (April/May). Responsibilities include compiling press clips, 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. New Hampshire ties are preferred but not required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223435 SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR/MAIL MANAGER -

Senator Sherrod Brown is seeking an experienced Systems Administrator/Mail manager.  As Systems Administrator, this person will provide technology support for large DC and state offices for all equipment, will learn and administer the office’s CSS, and will help to manage office equipment budget, amongst other tasks.  As Mail Manager, this person will also play a large role in the office’s response to correspondence through our CSS. This includes but is not limited to supervising all aspects of mail-processing, reviewing and editing outgoing correspondence, preparing reports on mail volume and other aspects of the mail process. The ideal candidate will have a talent and interest in computer and other technology systems, be a strong writer and editor, will be organized, detail oriented, have strong interpersonal/natural leadership skills, and be self-motivated.  We are an equal opportunity employer.  Prior Hill experience strongly preferred. No phone calls please.  Please send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223434 WINTER/SPRING 2017 INTERN -

The Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship Republican staff seeks an undergraduate student or recent graduate for an unpaid internship for the Winter / Spring 2017 semester.  Applicants must be motivated, hard-working, well-organized and have strong written and oral communication skills.  Responsibilities include administrative duties such as staffing the front office and answering phones, conducting research and  participating in preparation for hearings.  Preference will be given to applicants who are available for at least 20 hours per week, particularly (but not exclusively) on Tuesday-Thursday. Please submit a one page resume, cover letter and three professional references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223432 BANKING COMMITTEE SPRING INTERNSHIPS -

The Minority Staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs seeks part-time or full-time undergraduate, graduate, or law students to work with Committee staff and the Minority Staff’s oversight unit during Spring 2017. These unpaid internships offer current students a unique opportunity to observe and work closely with Committee staff on a wide variety of projects. Interns 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), as well as your resume, to megan_cheney@banking.senate.gov.  No phone calls or drop-ins please. 


 
223431 INTERNS -

The Office of Senator James Lankford is currently seeking unpaid interns to help in the Washington, DC office for the Spring 2017 semester. Interns will be responsible for assisting with general front office duties including, but not limited to: answering phones, performing administrative tasks, assisting with database management, contributing to the office correspondence process, conducting tours of the US Capitol, and assisting with legislative research. Applicants should be detail-oriented with excellent communication skills and a friendly demeanor. Oklahoma ties are preferred but not required. Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample to interns@lankford.senate.gov.


 
223430 DEPUTY SCHEDULER -

Democratic Senator is seeking a Deputy Scheduler for the Washington, D.C. office.  Responsibilities include coordinating the Senator’s daily activities, monitoring the Senator’s schedule, managing meeting requests, briefing the Senator on his daily activities, and assisting the Scheduler and Executive Assistant in the course of their duties. Excellent organization and multitasking skills are required.  Candidates should possess strong communication skills, a strong sense of discretion, and a keen attention to detail.  Experience working on the Hill is preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223429 COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -

Democratic Senator seeks a Communications Director. The ideal candidate will be a communications veteran with at least seven years in public relations. Experience on Capitol Hill is strongly preferred. This position develops and oversees all communications for the Senate office; acts as a liaison with state and national media; participates in development of legislative agenda; writes op-ed pieces, press releases, and direct mail pieces; tapes, edits, and coordinates television satellite feeds and assists in planning State press events. The Communications Director will work closely with the Senator, Chief of Staff, legislative, and outreach staff. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223428 ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR -

Democratic Senator is seeking an Administrative Director. Person will report to the Chief of Staff and be responsible for the management of the administrative operations in the D.C. and state offices. Responsibilities include the preparation of the annual budget; oversight and implementation of the office budget; management of all office accounts, including payroll accounts; expenditure reports; staff education and training; ensuring that office policies and procedures are followed; as well as management of the front office, mail operations and Systems Administrator. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills are needed. Senate or House experience preferred. 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.


 
223427 SPEECHWRITER -

Democratic Senator seeks a Speechwriter with strong research and writing skills. Duties include writing speeches, talking points, video scripts, and other remarks. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to research and interpret data relevant to a number of state and legislative issues, follow current events related to those issues, and manage multiple projects with competing deadlines. This is not an entry level position. Background in economics preferred. Please email cover letter, resume, and 3 diverse writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223425 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Western Democratic Senator seeks a legislative assistant to handle energy and environment issues, including natural resources, water and public lands.  The legislative assistant will serve as the primary advisor on all energy and environmental issues and must be able to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Responsibilities include briefing the senator, drafting legislation, memos, and letters as well as working with federal agencies, constituents, and stakeholders.  A successful candidate will be a strong writer with proven analytical abilities and an ability to work under deadlines.  A graduate degree or two-three years related policy experience are required. Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and writing sample to Western.Senate.Dem@gmail.com.


 
223424 OFFICE OF CHARLES E SCHUMER LEGISALTIVE INTERNSHIP -

Sen. Charles Schumer’s Office seeks self-motivated and professional college students or recent college graduates for a part-time or full-time spring internship, from January to May 2017. 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.


 
223422 MOUNTAIN STATE PRESS INTERNSHIP -

Senator Manchin seeks an enthusiastic, professional student or recent post-graduate to assist an aggressive and fast-paced press office. This internship would run from January through May 2017.  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 *Please reference the Mountain State Press Internship in the subject line.*


 
223421 PRESS ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator seeks press assistant to join communications team. This is an entry-level position requiring excellent writing skills and strong attention to detail. Primary job responsibilities include: morning clips, social media generation, website management, drafting e-mail newsletters, and media monitoring. Adobe video editing and graphic design experience required. Ideal candidates will have experience in communications, social media, and a congressional office. Midwest ties are a plus. Please send a cover letter and resume to gopsenatepressjob15@gmail.com to apply.


 
223420 PRESS INTERN, DEMOCRATIC SENATOR -

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill's (D-Mo.) Washington, D.C. office is seeking applicants for a full-time unpaid press internship for Winter-Spring 2016. Applicants must be available to work from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm Monday-Friday, and ideally able to start in early January. Duties include tracking press clips 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. Missouri ties are a plus. Please send your resume and cover letter to Jonas_Edwards-Jenks@mccaskill.senate.gov as soon as possible, but no later than close of business on Friday, December 2.


 
223419 SPEECHWRITER/PRESS SECRETARY -

Western Republican Senator on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee seeks a speechwriter/press secretary to join an active communications team. Primary job responsibilities will include drafting speeches, statements, press releases, op-eds, website content and newsletters. Based on experience, the position will also include fielding and responding to press inquiries. Experience with graphic design and video editing is a plus. Ideal candidates will have experience in communications, policy, and a congressional office. This is not an entry-level position. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume and writing sample to WesternSenatePress@gmail.com.


 
223418 VETERAN/MILITARY LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator seeks veteran or reservist to handle related policy issues.  This is a mid-level position and consists of extensive writing and interpersonal skills.  Ideal candidate should have a minimum of two years Hill experience. Please send resume and a cover letter, identifying specific qualifications for this position to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223417 CATALOGING SUPERVISOR -

The Secretary of the Senate’s Library is seeking applicants for the Cataloging Supervisor vacancy.  This is technical work supporting the delivery of information services to Senate and Library staff and the Library’s institutional membership in national and international cooperative cataloging programs.  Work includes creating bibliographic and authority records for items in the Library’s collections, organizing and analyzing complex library materials, maintaining the accuracy of the Library's bibliographic and authority databases, maintaining cataloging documentation and statistics, and providing expert guidance and assistance to cataloging staff. Work is bound by Resource Description and Access cataloging rules, Library of Congress classification and subject heading guidelines, MARC standards for bibliographic and authority records, Federal Depository Library Program guidelines, Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures, the U.S. Senate Handbook, and the Senate Ethics Manual, but requires independent judgment in setting priorities and handling assignments. Work is performed under the general direction of the Head of Technical Services. The complete vacancy announcement and application may be found on the Employment link of Webster or http://www.senate.gov/employment under the Secretary of the Senate.  This vacancy announcement is open until filled.


 
223416 SPEECHWRITER/EDITOR -

Western Republican Office seeks speechwriter/editor.  Primary duties will include drafting speeches, Op-Eds,  talking points, committee statements, video scripts and e-news updates as well as conducting policy research to support the communications team.   The ideal candidate is a hard worker who is detail-oriented with a strong background in composition and grammar editing.  Candidates should also possess the ability to disseminate complex public policy in relatable and personal ways. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223413 PRESS SECRETARY -

The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry is seeking a Democratic Press Secretary with at least 5 years of press/communications experience. In close coordination with the Senator’s personal office, the Committee Press Secretary will serve as an on-the-record spokesperson and oversee the committee’s day-to-day media outreach efforts, long-term communications strategy, and outreach to Farm Bill coalition members. Responsibilities will include drafting and producing press materials, managing social media content, planning press events, coordinating activities with other offices and outside groups, drafting speeches and statements for the record, briefing the Senator, staffing events, and performing or overseeing administrative and operational functions as needed. The ideal candidate will come with an existing network of press contacts, strong writing skills, and the ability to work to deadline. Previous Hill, political communications, and/or campaign experience and familiarity with agricultural policy issues is required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223411 INTERNS -

The office of Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD) is currently seeking interns for his Washington, D.C., office for the spring 2017 semester. Duties include tracking legislation, researching bills, attending committee hearings and briefings, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, handling constituent phone calls, sorting mail and providing legislative support. The ideal candidates are energetic, resourceful and able to effectively multitask in a fast- paced environment. Interested candidates should submit their resumes to erin_budmayr@rounds.senate.gov.  Information about the internship program, along with the application, can be found online at www.rounds.senate.gov/internships.


 
223410 INTERNSHIP -

The office of Senator John Boozman is accepting applications for spring 2017 internships in his Washington, D.C. office. Prospective interns should be responsible, focused, self-motivated, and organized. Duties will include answering phones, giving U.S. Capitol tours, front office administration, processing mail, attending hearings and briefings, as well as assisting staff with research, communications, and/or constituent services projects as needed. This is an excellent opportunity for college students who are interested in the political process and are seeking practical, hands-on experience in a Capitol Hill office. Start and end dates are negotiable. Internships are unpaid, but academic credit is available for qualifying students. Candidates must have completed at least two years of undergraduate study and must either be a U.S. citizen or legal resident. Arkansas ties preferred but not required. Those interested should submit applications online at: http://www.boozman.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/internships.  Deadline to apply is December 2, 2016.


 
223408 ARCHIVIST -

Southern Republican Senator is seeking a part-time, experienced Archivist for the Washington, D.C. office. This individual must be available 3-4 hours a day. Responsibilities include: preserving and organizing existing records of the office, and implementing a system whereby this occurs as records are created. Hill experience preferred, but not required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject.


 
223398 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Correspondent who can assist the team with the Senator’s Armed Services Committee assignment, as well as foreign affairs and veterans' issues.  The LC would assist the Legislative Assistant with legislation, drafting briefing memos, meeting with constituents and would draft constituent correspondence pertaining to military, foreign affairs and veterans issues.  Candidate must be able to handle multiple projects at once, be a team player, and have a positive attitude.   New York ties a plus.  Military veterans and minorities encouraged to apply.  Please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@gillibrand.senate.gov with the subject line Military LC. 


 
223395 SPRING INTERNS -

Senator Jon Tester’s office seeks interns for his Washington D.C. office for spring 2017.  Responsibilities include researching legislative issues, attending hearings, preparing memos, assisting with constituent services, and various administrative duties.  Applicants must be motivated, self-starters and ready to be a part of a fast-paced office.  This unpaid internship is a great introduction to Capitol Hill.  Montana ties are preferred, but not required. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.  To apply, please fill out the application found at www.tester.senate.gov, and email a cover letter, resume, 2-3 references and a brief writing sample to Tester_Interns@tester.senate.gov.


 
223394 PRESS INTERN -

A Western Senate Democrat is looking for a full time press intern for the fall semester 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 have an interest in media and politics.  Please send a resume, cover letter, and references to westerndempressintern@gmail.com


 
223385 SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR -

Two Republican Senators seeking an experienced Systems Administrator to oversee and provide technology support for both DC and state offices. Responsibilities include updating, maintaining and troubleshooting hardware and software for the DC and state offices.  This includes, but is not limited to, office workstations including PC and Mac, printers, scanners, blackberries, iPhones, Androids, videoconference equipment, servers and other related hardware. Position works closely with the Administrative Director to support office operations as well as to make recommendations for the purchase of IT, office, and communications equipment. This is not an entry level position and familiarity with Senate IT procedures and policies is required. Experience with Internet Quorum is desired. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and communications skills as well as being self-motivated, organized and detail-oriented. Salary and benefits are commensurate with a candidate’s level of experience and shared employees are welcome to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223360 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Senate Veterans Affairs Committee minority staff seeks a highly-motivated, organized Staff Assistant.  Responsibilities include answering phones, greeting visitors, opening mail, assisting legislative staff with hearing preparations and other duties as needed or assigned.   This position requires applicants to be personable, dependable, be able to multitask, as well as possess an ability to work well under pressure in a busy environment. Qualified candidates should have an interest and familiarity with veterans issues and be able to work well in a team setting. Veterans with prior Hill experience preferred though not necessary. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223353 JUDICIARY FELLOW -

Senator Al Franken seeks a recent law school graduate for a one-year fellowship. The fellow will assist the Senator’s counsels and staff on all legislative and policy matters within the jurisdiction of the Judiciary Committee, including commercial privacy, government privacy and transparency, antitrust, judicial nominations, criminal justice, civil rights, LGBT rights, reproductive rights, immigration, and campaign finance. Responsibilities include assisting counsels in preparing the Senator for meetings, briefings, Judiciary Committee hearings, and Senate floor activity; developing and planning legislative initiatives in these policy areas; and representing the Senator in meetings and at events. Qualified candidates will have a proven ability to work effectively in a team-oriented, fast-paced, high-pressure environment with overlapping short-term and long-term deadlines; unfailing attention to detail; exceptional writing and analytic skills; and strong inter-personal, management, negotiation, and organizational skills. The position is unpaid; however, the office will support applicants’ efforts to obtain outside funding. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and short writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov.


 
223345 PRESS INTERN -

U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly’s Washington, DC office is seeking a full-time press intern, who can work 30-40 hours a week this fall. Responsibilities include assisting the press team with media monitoring, drafting social media, research, and other day-to-day operations and projects. Previous experience on Capitol Hill is not required, though applicant should have an interest in communications. Candidate should be a self-motivated team player with strong interpersonal skills, strong writing and oral communications skills, and the ability to handle multiple tasks with hard deadlines simultaneously. Familiarity with video editing, graphic design, and social media analytics is a plus, as well as proficiency using Excel. This internship is unpaid. Indiana ties are a plus. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and availability to application_donnelly@donnelly.senate.gov with the subject “Press Intern.” No drop-ins or phone calls.


 
223344 PRESS INTERN -

U.S. Senator Tom Carper’s (D-Del.) Washington, D.C. office is seeking a full- or part-time press intern for September through December 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 unpaid. Applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to northeastdempressintern@gmail.com by September 2 to begin in early September. Please, no drop-ins or phone calls.


 
223343 FALL INTERNSHIP -

Democratic leadership office seeks full-time unpaid interns for Fall 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.


 
223340 FALL PRESS INTERNSHIP -

The Office of U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) seeks highly motivated individual for a 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.


 
223330 SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR -

The Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship seeks a Systems Administrator. The Systems Administrator is part of the Committee’s non-designated staff and will work collaboratively with the Chief Clerk. This individual will provide technological and administrative support to the entire committee staff. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: providing general technology support to staff, overseeing and administering the committee’s technology budget and inventory, working with the office of the Sergeant at Arms to facilitate the completion of higher-level, IT-related projects, and other administrative duties. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, organized and has 2-4 years of related experience in the  House or Senate (though Senate experience is preferred).  Salary range is between $55,00 and $65,000, depending on a candidate’s qualifications and level of experience. Please submit a one page resume, cover letter and three professional references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
223309 FALL INTERNS -

Senator Tom Carper is accepting internship applications for Fall 2016. This internship presents an opportunity for both a unique learning experience and an inside look at the legislative process. Candidates should possess strong writing and research skills, and a demonstrated interest in American politics.  Interns perform research on a wide variety of legislative issues, compose memos and attend hearings and events throughout the Capitol. Preference is given to applicants from Delaware.  The final deadline to apply to the Washington, D.C. office is August 20th. To apply, please submit a completed application form (available on our website, carper.senate.gov), cover letter and resume to interncoordinator@carper.senate.gov.


 
223297 FALL LAW CLERKS -

Democratic senator on the Judiciary Committee is accepting applications for law clerks for the Fall 2016 semester (September – December).  Clerks will assist the counsels and staff with issues in the jurisdiction of the Judiciary Committee, including commercial privacy, government privacy and transparency, antitrust, judicial nominations, criminal justice, civil rights, LGBT rights, reproductive rights, immigration, and campaign finance.  Applications from 2Ls and 3Ls will be accepted.  This position is unpaid, but the office will support successful candidates’ efforts to obtain academic credit and/or outside funding.  To apply, please send a resume, short cover letter, transcript, references, and a short writing sample (no more than 5 pages) to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov as soon as possible. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Please include “Judiciary Committee Law Clerk App. Fall 2016” in the subject line of the email.


 
223216 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.