Revised: March 30, 2015 at 9:38 AM

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

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

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

Offices within the United States Senate are equal opportunity employers.

222707 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT OR LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Midwest Republican Senator is seeking a Legislative Assistant or Legislative Aide, depending on work experience.  The primary area of responsibility will be advancing the Senator’s work related to agriculture issues and natural resources.  The position will also handle several other policy areas and interact with stakeholders in the Senator’s home state and in D.C. Individual must be a college graduate with at least one year of relevant professional work experience, preferably on Capitol Hill, and possess excellent writing and organizational skills. Knowledge of agriculture issues, the legislative process, and strong interpersonal skills are ideal attributes for this position. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222706 COUNSEL -

The Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), is seeking an attorney with three or more years of litigation or policy experience to serve as a Counsel on the Judiciary Committee staff.  Prior experience working on Capitol Hill or in the Executive Branch required.  Federal judicial clerkship experience strongly preferred. This is an exempt, full-time position, and salary will be commensurate with experience. Responsibilities include advising the Committee on congressional oversight and investigative matters; advising the Committee on a variety of civil justice issues, including developing legislative proposals and strategy, and planning hearings; monitoring civil justice activities in Committee and on the Senate floor; reviewing responses to constituent mail regarding relevant issues; and performing other duties as assigned. Qualifications: J.D. degree with top academic credentials; three or more years of litigation or policy experience; experience analyzing regulations, case law, statutes and the U.S. Constitution; excellent oral and written communication skills; strong leadership and organizational skills; ability to work well under pressure and deadlines; strong interpersonal skills, team player; commitment to public service; thorough knowledge of the legislative process; and availability to work long hours. Qualified applicants should e-mail their cover letter, resume and short writing sample by close of business on Monday, April 6, 2015 to Job_Posting@judiciary-dem.senate.gov to the attention of Kristine Lucius Staff Director & Chief Counsel Committee on the Judiciary

 
222705 REPUBLICAN LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator seeks experienced staff member to handle Commerce Committee issues including, but are not limited to communication, technology, transportation, and consumer affairs.  Interested applicants must be strong writers, independent self-starters, and work well in a fast paced environment. Senate experience preferred. Please send a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
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

 
222702 SPRING LEGISLATIVE INTERNSHIP -

Sen. Charles Schumer’s office seeks full-and part-time, unpaid interns in Washington, DC, starting immediately for the Spring 2015 semester. Candidates with full-time availability will be given preference. Ideal candidates are self-motivated college students or recent college graduates. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: performing legislative research, attending hearings and preparing follow-up memos, answering constituent phone calls and inquiries, processing mail and assisting the Legislative staff with portfolio-specific projects.  This internship presents an opportunity for both a unique learning experience and an inside look at the political process. Applicants must be hard-working, reliable, and have strong writing and communication skills and a demonstrated interest in public policy. New York ties a plus. Open to all majors. This is an unpaid internship.
Please send a resume, cover letter, a 2-3 page academic writing sample and a filled out copy of our intern application to SchumerPolicyInternships@gmail.com.
Application: http://www.schumer.senate.gov/For%20Students/Internship%20Application.pdf 

 
222701 SCHEDULER -

A Midwestern Republican Senator is looking to hire a new Scheduler.  Duties begin with managing the Senator’s daily schedule, event planning, organization, and working as the director of an advance team. Previous experience as an Executive Assistant or as a Congressional Scheduler is required.  Please email cover letter and resume to gopsenateoffice@gmail.com.

 
222700 CONSTITUENT LIAISON (HARTFORD, CT OFFICE) -

Democratic Senator seeks a team member to work directly with constituents having problems or difficulties with government agencies in the following issue areas: active duty military, veterans, DOD, National Guard, national personnel records requests, Homeland Security, and POW/MIA.   Duties will include, but are not limited to written and oral communication with constituents as well as with various levels of government officials to apprise them of constituents’ problems and assist in their resolution, as well as contacting agencies to obtain information to assist constituents. Additional responsibilities include monitoring casework for problems which might be resolved by legislative action; screening cases to determine whether they are appropriate for reference to other area offices within the state; and other duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will be a team player, compassionate, and service-oriented. The position requires excellent oral and written communication skills, attention to detail, computer proficiency, and the ability to perform efficiently in a fast-paced environment.  A bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Social Work or a related field.  Prior experience with active duty military and/or veterans is a plus.  Training provided as needed. Connecticut ties are a plus but are not required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.  Cover letter and resumes will be accepted until April 3rd.

 
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.

 
222698 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Active Republican Senator is looking for a Legislative Correspondent for the Budget, Tax and Social Security portfolio. In addition to handling constituent mail, the candidate would help with research, speeches, and other materials to further the Senator’s legislative agenda. The person should have a strong work ethic, be very organized, and be a good writer. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
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

 
222685 SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR -

Democratic Senators seek an experienced Systems Administrator to oversee technology for two Senate offices (includes both Senators' DC and state offices).  Responsibilities include updating, maintaining and troubleshooting hardware and software for the DC and state offices.  This will include, but not be limited to, office workstations including PC and Mac, printers, Blackberries, servers and other office related hardware.  The SA provides end user support for a variety of issues and should be up to the task of researching for the resolution of technical problems.  The SA responds to telephone, email and in person requests for assistance.  The SA makes recommendations for the purchase of IT, office and communications equipment.  The SA updates the Senator’s website and works with outside vendors when appropriate. Ideal candidate will have prior experience in a technical support role and have experience with Windows server 2003/2007 permissions.  An understanding of Exchange and Active Directory is also desired. Candidate will possess strong interpersonal and communications skills and be extremely organized.  Candidate will also be highly motivated and able to multi-task. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
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.

 
222681 PRESS INTERN -

The Office of Senator James Lankford seeks an individual for an unpaid summer press internship position beginning in May or June 2015 in the Washington D.C. office. The press intern will work closely with the communications team on a variety of tasks, including daily press clips, social media messaging, video recording, transcribing copy, and answering the phone. Attention to detail and strong writing and grammar skills are required. The press intern is expected to work 25-40 hours per week. Interns in the Office of Senator Lankford are unpaid but can receive college credit. Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter and writing sample to interns@lankford.senate.gov and place PRESS INTERN in the subject.

 
222680 LAW CLERKS -

The Office of Senator Al Franken is accepting applications for law clerks for Summer 2015 (May - August).  Clerks will assist the counsels and staff of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law on a variety of policy issues, including commercial privacy, government privacy and transparency, antitrust, judicial nominations, crime, civil 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.  Minnesota applicants are encouraged to apply, but all are welcome.  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 indicating job referral number in the subject line as soon as possible, and no later than April 1, 2015.  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. 

 
222679 PRESS INTERN -

Western Democratic Senator seeks personable, dependable and professional individual for an unpaid press internship position beginning in March 2015.  The press intern will work closely with the communications team on a variety of tasks.  Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: compiling daily press clips, updating the website, assisting with social media, answering the phone, drafting language and other administrative tasks as assigned.  This internship is a valuable opportunity to see how a Senate communications office functions and ideal for motivated, self-starting and quick learning individuals.  Attention to detail and strong writing and grammar skills are required. Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter and writing sample to internship.press@gmail.com.

 
222678 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Progressive Senator, member of the Committees on Senate Energy and Natural Resources, and Environment and Public Works, seeks legislative assistant to handle committee portfolios on environment and energy policy.  Strong background on climate change and global warming is required.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, analyzing legislative developments and recommending strategies on bills and amendments; advising the Senator during hearings and markups; researching and developing policy; and the preparation of memorandums, floor statements and speeches. Qualified candidates will have strong writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills; sound political judgment; and the ability to perform well under pressure.  Master’s or law degree preferred, and Hill or related experience required. Vermont ties are a plus.  Women and minorities 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.

 
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.

 
222675 CONSUMER PROTECTION LEGISLATIVE FELLOW -

Progressive Democratic Senator seeks legislative fellow to assist staff on product safety, food safety, telecommunications, privacy and other consumer protection issues. Fellowship will focus on consumer issues before Congress and among relevant federal regulatory agencies. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, analyzing legislative developments and recommending strategies on bills and amendments, conducting legal research and writing, summarizing relevant regulatory proceedings, and meeting with key constituent and external stakeholder groups. The position requires strong legal research and analysis, outstanding oral communication and writing skills, and the ability to produce quality work under pressure.  Successful candidate will possess relevant work experience and familiarity with the Federal Trade Commission, Consumer Product Safety Commission, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Federal Communications Commission or other similarly situated federal agency. Advanced related degree or legal training is preferred. The position is unpaid and a six month commitment is desired.  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.

 
222673 JUDICIARY COMMITTEE LAW CLERKSHIPS -

The Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), is seeking law clerks for the Fall 2015 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 April 10, 2015. Due to significant delays in mail processing in the U.S. Senate, please do not send an application by regular post. 

 
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.”

 
222665 COUNSEL -

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

 
222664 PRESS INTERN -

The Office of U.S. Senator Brian Schatz is currently accepting applications from individuals interested in press internship.  Applications will be considered on a rolling basis as received. We are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated, and professional undergraduate, graduate, and law students for positions in our Washington, D.C. office. Applicants should have completed at least two years of undergraduate studies upon the internship start date, possess excellent writing and communication skills, and be ready to work in a fast-paced environment.  We are looking for immediate placement of an intern who will assist the press team.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.The office will work with students to obtain class credit or fulfill degree requirements.  Please contact Cole Berrier at cole_berrier@schatz.senate.gov or Jenny Hilscher at jenny_hilscher@schatz.senate.gov with any questions.

 
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. 

 
222633 CASEWORKER -

U.S. Senator seeks individual to be responsible primarily for federal immigration casework and outreach to related stakeholders. The position is based in Baltimore. This position is full time including some work on evenings and weekends. Prerequisites include: college degree or equivalent; strong interpersonal written and oral skills; knowledge of the related federal agencies; current IT skills and an outgoing personality. Preference given to candidates with strong casework management experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222632 SPRING INTERNS -

Republican Senator is seeking part-time or full-time interns to start immediately and work through May.  Responsibilities include administrative tasks, contributing to the office correspondence process, performing legislative research, attending Senate hearings, and conducting constituent tours.  Interns will experience the inner workings of a legislative office and will learn the ins and outs of the Capitol building. Applicants should be highly organized, hardworking, have strong written and verbal communication skills, and be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.  Internships are unpaid; however they provide an excellent way to gain Capitol Hill experience. Please e-mail resume and any references to lagopintern1@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.

 
222622 COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -

The Joint Economic Committee Democratic staff seeks a communications professional with 5 or more years of experience in political communications or a closely-related field. He or she must have a proven ability to work with national print and broadcast reporters – a deep rolodex is a big plus. A successful candidate must be an innovative thinker with an ability to turn complex issues into stories suitable for print, television and radio. He or she must demonstrate excellent writing and editing skills and must possess a strong portfolio of press releases, statements, op-eds and other pieces. Knowledge of economic issues as well as significant coursework in economics is strongly desired. Experience with social media and graphics design is helpful but not required. Salary is commensurate with experience. Equal opportunity employer.  Please submit a cover letter, resume and two short writing samples to: joint_economic_committee-dems_press@jec.senate.gov. 

 
222620 SPRING PRESS INTERN -

Senator Charles E. Schumer’s press office seeks a full-time, unpaid intern in Washington, DC. 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 can work through the Spring Semester to May/June. Responsibilities include compiling press clips, answering reporter inquiries, organizing press conferences, writing press releases, talking points and memos, conducting research and assisting the Press Staff with the day-to-day operations of a very active press office. Applicants must work well under pressure, have excellent written and oral communications skills and a desire to learn. Previous experience in politics and press are not required but candidates should have a general understanding of the governmental process, knowledge of the Northeast, and interest in communications. If interested, please send cover letter and resume via email to: SchumerPressInternship@gmail.com.

 
222611 SPRING INTERNSHIP -

The Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship Majority office is seeking full-time and part time unpaid interns for the spring semester. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: covering the front office, answering phones, preparing for hearings, assisting staff with legislative projects. Louisiana ties are a plus. Any special interest in energy and environment policy, tax policy, and general small business policy should be noted. Interested applicants should send a resume to GOPintern436@gmail.com.

 
222595 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.

 
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.

 
222568 CONSTITUENT VISITOR ASSISTANT (PAID/PART TIME) -

Temporary position(s) available to assist Southern Republican Senate office leading tours of the United States Capitol this spring.  Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic, energetic, possess a positive attitude and have the capability to work in a high-paced team environment, with large groups.  Previous experience leading tours of historic buildings is a plus but not required. Training will be provided.  Qualified candidates must commit to working February 9th through May 22nd, including Spring breakPlease email resume and cover letter along with hours of availability to senatecva@gmail.com.

 
222519 MOUNTAIN STATE PRESS INTERNSHIP -

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

 
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

 
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