Revised: April 27, 2015 at 10:10 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.

222736 CORRESPONDENCE MANGER -

Democratic Senator seeks correspondence manger to oversee mail operation.  Responsibilities include processing all incoming and outgoing mail (including faxes), data entry and database management of correspondence system, editing and reviewing outgoing correspondence, working with vendor to troubleshoot database problems, preparing weekly reports for the Senator and staff, maintaining an organized archive of constituent mail, and working with the legislative correspondents, legislative assistants and Legislative Director in helping to expedite appropriate timely responses.  Candidates should possess excellent writing, communication and research skills, be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment, be able to manage other staff toward deadlines, work with a positive attitude in a team setting, and be organized and dependable. Experience with IQ preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222735 PRESS ASSISTANT -

Progressive member of the Democratic Caucus seeks motivated and detail-oriented Press Assistant. Duties include, but are not limited to: Web and graphic-design, updating Senate website and social media sites, compiling daily press clips, fielding press calls, drafting press releases, coordinating events. Video editing and photography experience not necessary, but a plus.  Applicants should have strong writing and interpersonal skills and should be available to fulfill an on-call role during weekends. Previous Hill and press experience a plus. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
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.

 
222733 PENSION COUNSEL/ADVISOR -

The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee, Minority (Ranking Member Senator Patty Murray, D-WA) seeks a Pension Counsel/Advisor.  The successful candidate will be responsible for developing legislative and policy proposals; agency oversight; drafting policy memoranda; attending constituent and stakeholder meetings; and preparing for Congressional hearings and floor debate. Applicants should have experience with pensions and ERISA.  They also must work well under pressure, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and have a desire to learn.  Applicants with a law degree are strongly preferred. Interested applicants should apply to this position by emailing a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to pensioncounsel2015@gmail.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is 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.  Please no calls or drop-in visits, thank you.

 
222732 STAFF ASSISTANT -

The Select Committee on Ethics seeks a nonpartisan Staff Assistant to work in its front office. Qualified applicants must possess exceptional customer service skills. The ideal candidate meets the customer service requirement and is an organized, detail oriented, enthusiastic collaborator with excellent oral and written communication skills. Duties include answering phones and routing calls, greeting visitors, responding to constituent mail, and other administrative duties as assigned as well as providing support to the Committee’s professional staff. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov.

 
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.

 
222730 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Democratic Senator seeks highly motivated Legislative Correspondent to handle health care and education portfolio in a fun, fast-paced, team-oriented working environment. 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 and/or interest groups. Exceptional writing, communication, and organizational skills are essential. Qualified candidates will have a proven ability to meet short and long-term deadlines. Previous Hill experience and health care background are a plus. Delaware ties are strongly preferred. Please submit cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222729 PRESS INTERNSHIP -

Democratic Finance Committee staff seeks an unpaid intern to assist the press team. This internship is a valuable opportunity to see how a Senate communications office functions and ideal for motivated, self-starting and quick-learning individuals. Responsibilities include monitoring media coverage, compiling daily press clips, drafting press releases and other materials, assisting with social media and committee hearings, and providing research and other support to the press team. A background in communications or journalism is preferred, but not required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov, while indicating “Finance Press Internship” and job referral number in the subject line. This office is an equal opportunity employer.

 
222727 PRESS SECRETARY -

Senior Republican Senator is seeking a Press Secretary with on-the-record experience, knowledge of social media, emerging mediums and video editing. Candidates must have excellent writing and editing skills, good attention to detail, and ability to meet fast-paced deadlines. Duties will include writing, editing and distributing press releases, op-eds, newsletters and other materials; managing website; planning and executing press events in DC and state; maintaining relationships with state and national press and working in a collaborative environment that fosters creativity. A minimum of two years relevant work experience is required; Capitol Hill experience strongly preferred. Position reports to Communications Director. To apply, candidates should send cover letter, resume and three writing samples (including at least one press release) to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
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.

 
222723 2015 SUMMER HEALTH INTERNSHIP -

Democratic Committee staff seeks a summer intern or law clerk to assist the health team in policy research and related issues. This position is a valuable opportunity to see how a committee policy team operates. The position is ideal for motived, self-starting and quick-learning individuals. Responsibilities include writing memos for professional staff, researching policy issues, attending briefings, assisting with committee hearings, and monitoring the Senate Floor when necessary.  A background in health policy is preferred, though not required. The ideal candidate would be full-time. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, brief writing sample, and two references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov, while indicating “Summer 2015 Health Internship” and job referral number in the subject line. This office is an equal opportunity employer.

 
222720 ECONOMIST/POLICY ADVISOR -

The Democratic staff of the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) seeks to hire an economist or economic policy advisor to fill an interim position through September 30, 2015. Responsibilities include: writing and editing short reports on a range of economic issues; preparing briefing documents for hearings and other events; proposing new research topics on issues relevant to policy debates in Congress; monitoring and interpreting key economic indicators; aggregating and evaluating economic data, and analyzing the impact of fiscal and monetary policies.  A Ph.D., completed coursework for a Ph.D. or a master’s degree in economics is preferred. Candidates with an advanced degree in public policy will also be considered. A successful candidate will have a broad but substantive understanding of economics and economic policy, as well as strong quantitative skills. Special consideration will be given to candidates with a background in the following areas: industrial organization, energy and health. Experience with STATA is a plus. Very strong writing skills are essential – a successful applicant must be able to convey economic concepts to non-economists. Candidates with significant knowledge of the American political system will have a strong advantage. Hill experience is an added plus. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@jec.senate.gov with the word “Economist” in the subject line by COB Friday, May 1. Applicants who are called for an interview will be asked to submit two short writing samples and a list of references. The Joint Economic Committee is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed service, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

 
222719 SENIOR ECONOMIST -

The Democratic staff of the Joint Economic Committee (JEC) seeks a senior macroeconomist. Responsibilities include: monitoring and interpreting current economic indicators such as GDP, employment and inflation;  analyzing the impact of monetary and fiscal policies; analyzing the impact of federal budget policies on short- and long-term economic performance; generating innovative ideas for report topics; preparing briefing documents for hearings and other events; writing or editing reports on a variety of topics; conducting original research on chosen subjects and helping to manage other professional staff on various projects. This position requires a Ph.D. in economics but those with a master’s degree and equivalent work experience will also be considered. A successful candidate will have a broad grounding in macroeconomic theory and should be highly skilled at interpreting economic data. He or she also should be proficient at using the tools of the profession, especially macroeconomic modelling. A successful candidate will have very strong written and oral communication skills and should be able to write clearly about complex topics. He or she must thrive in a collaborative environment, and will work closely with other economists and policy advisors on the staff, with other congressional office and committee staff, and with peers at federal agencies and in academia. Knowledge of the legislative process is strongly desired. Familiarity with Haver database systems is a plus. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@jec.senate.gov with the words “Senior Economist” in the subject line by COB May 1. Applicants who are called for an interview will be asked to submit two short writing samples and a list of references. Salary is $120K+, commensurate with experience. Included also are health insurance, generous vacation time, sick leave and other federal government benefits. The Joint Economic Committee is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed service, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

 
222718 SUMMER INTERNS -

U.S. Senator Tom Carper’s (D-Del.) Washington, D.C. office is accepting internship applications for Summer 2015. This paid 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.  To apply, please submit a complete application form (available on our website, carper.senate.gov), cover letter, resume, one letter of recommendation, and writing sample to interncoordinator@carper.senate.gov

 
222717 PRESS INTERN -

U.S. Senator Tom Carper’s (D-Del.) Washington, D.C. office is seeking a full-time press intern for Summer 2015. This paid 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 Microsoft Office suite and familiarity with social media is required. 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 to begin in late May or early June

 
222716 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

New England Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Correspondent to cover Commerce Committee issues and related mail, including consumer protection, product and food safety, and telecom.  This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, good organization and a commitment to meeting deadlines.  Responsibilities include responding to constituent mail in a timely fashion, assisting legislative staff, and representing the Senator in constituent meetings.  Equal opportunity employer.  Email cover letter, resume and two writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov “Commerce Legislative Correspondent Position” in the subject line.

 
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

 
222710 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Midwest Republican Senator seeks Legislative Correspondent.  Primary responsibilities include responding to constituent correspondence, attending constituent meetings and conducting research.  This position requires excellent communications, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast paced environment. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.

 
222708 DEPUTY SCHEDULER -

Senior Democratic Senator seeks a Deputy Scheduler to support the Scheduler/Executive Assistant and Chief of Staff. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: accepting and organizing incoming scheduling requests, responding to or assigning scheduling requests, maintaining files of all scheduling requests, and performing a wide variety of executive, secretarial and administrative duties as required in the operation of a busy executive office. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, have careful attention to detail, and be able to work quickly and effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment. The Deputy Scheduler will be expected to be proactive in assisting the Scheduler/Executive Assistant in managing the Senator's calendar and day-to-day needs. 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.

 
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.

 
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

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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. 

 
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.

 
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