Revised: August 18, 2018 at 12:01 AM

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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.


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224526 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Senator Richard Blumenthal seeks a legislative assistant to handle transportation, homeland security, labor and trade issues.  The Legislative Assistant will be expected to monitor pending legislation in assigned issue areas; draft amendments and bills; meet with constituents and preparing briefing materials for the Senator. A minimum of five years Hill experience required; a background in transportation issues is preferred; Connecticut ties a plus. Qualified candidates will also have strong writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills, as well as the abilities to operate effectively under pressure while multitasking and work well as part of a team. This is not an entry-level position.  Please submit a resume, cover letter and two writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.  Incomplete applications will not be considered. Office is an equal opportunity employer.


 
224525 CYBERSECURITY PROFESSIONALS -

The United States Senate Sergeant at Arms, Cybersecurity Division currently has multiple openings for experienced Cybersecurity Specialists who will coordinate, develop, evaluate, and implement cybersecurity standards and procedures and protect centralized and distributed information systems, applications, and data across the U.S. Senate network infrastructure. Multiple selections will be made throughout the Cybersecurity Division at various career stages. To apply, applicants must visit https://sen.gov/NN1Y and review the requirements for each position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
224524 SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR -

Senior Democratic Senator seeks an experienced Systems Administrator to oversee and provide technology support for the D.C. and state offices.  Responsibilities include installing, updating, maintaining, and troubleshooting hardware and software.  This includes, but is not limited to, office PC and Mac workstations, printers, iPhone devices, videoconference equipment, servers and other hardware.  The Systems Administrator provides support for a variety of issues and identifies, researches, and resolves technical problems.  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. Candidates will have prior experience in a technical support role and familiarity with Senate IT procedures and policies.  Experience with VOICE is desired. Ideal candidates will be highly motivated, have strong oral and written communications skills, strong interpersonal skills, work well under pressure and in handling multiple tasks. Individuals interested in being considered should send cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov.  This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


 
224523 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Democratic Senator is seeking a Staff Assistant in Washington, DC office. Responsibilities will include sorting physical and electronic mail, coordinating constituent tour requests, answering phones, greeting office visitors, and various general administrative duties. The ideal candidate will be a dependable, detail-oriented, and highly-motivated individual with excellent organizational, oral and written skills.  In a single PDF file, please send your resume, cover letter, and two writing samples of no more than five pages to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov. Please indicate job referral number and the position in the subject line.


 
224522 FALL INTERNS -

Senator Jon Tester's office seeks interns for his Washington D.C. office for fall 2018. 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. To apply, visit tester.senate.gov for required materials, and email a completed application to tester_interns@tester.senate.gov.


 
224521 PROGRAM MANAGER - COMPUTER PROGRAMMER/WEB EOC ADMINISTRATOR -

The United States Senate Sergeant at Arms (SAA) Office of Security and Emergency Preparedness/Security Planning and Police Operations seeks a Program Manager (Computer Programmer/WEB EoC Administrator). Duties include, but are not limited to: Working with the Senior Program Manager on WebEOC programming and administration in addition to communications systems, computer programming, and server maintenance; updating, revitalizing, and coding for WebEOC; assisting with managing equipment inventory, devices, internal and external websites, and special projects. If selected for an interview, candidates will be required to demonstrate programming and computer capabilities. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Criminal Justice or a related field; and three to five years of experience in disaster relief planning, emergency management/preparedness planning, law enforcement, security operations or program management; or any combination of education and experience. Active TS/SCI security clearance highly desired; candidates eligible to receive a DoD Top Secret/SCI clearance will also be considered. Salary: $84,840 - $127,252. To apply, please send cover letter, resume and SAA Employment Application to resumes@saa.senate.gov. The complete vacancy announcement can be found at https://sen.gov/7WJV. To be considered for this position the SAA Employment Application MUST be submitted. The SAA Employment Application can be found at https://sen.gov/ZJKP. Hiring for this position is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act. DEADLINE 08/29/18


 
224520 ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE CLERK IA TO ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE CLERK IB TO ASSISTANT EXECUTIVE CLERK -

Career Ladder Position. Note: This is a re-posting. Previous applicants need not apply. The Secretary of the Senate’s Office of the Senate Executive Clerk is seeking applicants for the Career Ladder-Assistant Executive Clerk vacancy.  Initially, this is an entry level position performing professional administrative work in the Executive Clerk’s Office under the Executive Clerk. This position records executive communications received from all government agencies and state governments in the Legislative Information System (LIS). Work includes writing a summary for each communication and referring communications to the appropriate Senate committee as determined by the Senate Parliamentarian. Position advances include processing and recording executive business of the Senate. Work requires recording and tracking all executive business actions on the Senate Floor in LIS. Work includes input of official data sent to the Senate by the White House and the Department of State in the form of nominations and treaties. Additionally, this position also cross trains regularly with other positions in the Legislative Department, including monitoring Senate Floor activity to assist the Official Reporters of Debates on the Senate Floor. Work is bound by 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. 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.  Please submit your application, resume and cover letter by 11:59 pm, August 28, 2018.  Late applications will not be accepted.


 
224519 PRESS INTERNSHIP -

Senior Democratic Senator seeks applicants for an unpaid press internship in Washington, D.C., for the fall of 2018. Applicants must be available early in the morning to compile daily news clips. Preference will be given to applicants with full-time availability, however applicants with regularly scheduled part-time availability will be considered. Duties include compiling morning news clips and broadcast clips, assisting with social media, archiving, drafting press releases and assisting with the day-to-day operations of an active press office. Applicants should be detail-oriented, possess strong written and verbal communication skills, and display a willingness to learn. Previous experience in press or politics is not required, but candidates should have a general understanding of the governmental process and an interest in political communications, new media or journalism. Southwest ties and/or Spanish language skills are a plus but not required. Please send a resume and cover letter with your availability to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
224518 PAID INTERNSHIP -

Republican Senator seeks full time interns for the fall semester. Duties may include, but are not limited to, assisting with administrative tasks, leading Capitol tours, processing mail, and attending briefings and hearings.  This is a fast paced office so multitasking and attention to details are required.  Candidates with previous Hill experience and recent college graduates are encouraged to apply.  This internship is paid, and applicants should be available August - December. To apply, please email a resume, cover letter, and references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224517 INTERNSHIP -

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez seeks full-or part-time interns for the fall session in his Washington, D.C. office. Prospective interns should be mature, self-motivated, and enthusiastic. Candidates should also have strong research and writing skills. Duties include attending congressional hearings, writing memos, and assisting staff with legislative research. Interns will also be answering phones, giving U.S. Capitol tours, and processing mail. This internship is 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 is August 20, 2018


 
224516 PRESS INTERNSHIP -

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez seeks a full or part-time press interns to work for the fall session in his Washington, D.C. office. 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, creating graphics for social media, drafting social media posts, 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. This internship is unpaid. New Jersey ties are preferred, but not required, and having Spanish language fluency is a plus. Prospective interns should be mature, self-motivated, and enthusiastic. For more information and to apply, please visit: http://www.menendez.senate.gov/services/internships. The deadline to apply is August 20, 2018


 
224515 SCHEDULER (HARTFORD, CT) -

Manages all production of the Senator’s schedule, including pro-active and reactive meetings and events; work with the DC office to make reservations for the Senator’s travel and making arrangements.  Strong oral and written communication skills; strong organizational skills; ability to work as a team player; communicates clearly, concisely and professionally with others; ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment; ability to maintain timely and detailed records; ability to meet tight timeframes and operate in a fast-paced environment; ability to work long hours, when necessary.  Office is an equal opportunity employer.  Please send a cover letter and resume to:  employment_mailbox@murphy.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.  No phone calls, drop-ins or direct contact with the office related to this position.


 
224513 DIGITAL PRESS ASSISTANT -

Northeastern Republican Senator (not from Pennsylvania) seeks a digital press assistant to oversee social media platforms.  This individual will report to the Communications Director and work closely with the rest of the communications team to develop and maintain both a short- and long-term digital strategy. Applicants should be capable of quickly producing written and video content that is creative, compelling, and clear.  A good sense of humor is also encouraged. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224512 CORRESPONDENCE MANAGER -

Senator Jack Reed is seeking an experienced congressional staffer to manage the office’s mail program as well as answer mail and research issues related to health care, education, labor, and others. Qualified candidates must have excellent writing, communication, editing, and research skills, along with the ability to undertake multiple tasks with a focused attention to detail; produce quality work under deadlines in a fast-paced office environment; and work collaboratively with good humor. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senateposition@gmail.com. In the subject line or text of your email, please indicate your Capitol Hill experience and whether you have any ties to Rhode Island. Applicants who do not include this information as specified will not be considered. No phone calls or direct emails please. Deadline for applying is August 22, 2018.


 
224511 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

A senior member of the Senate Agriculture Committee seeks a legislative assistant to handle agriculture, environment and energy issues.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to advising and staffing the Senator, analyzing legislative developments, recommending strategies on bills and amendments and working closely with state and communications staff.  This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure.  This is not an entry-level position.  This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.  Interested applications should email a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224510 RESEARCH INTERN -

Senator Casey seeks an intern for in his Washington, DC office to support the Research Assistant.  Duties will include researching Senator Casey’s legislative record and assisting with administrative tasks related to research. Candidates should be detail-oriented and organized, have strong writing skills, and be interested in legislative and policy research. Familiarity with research tools like LexisNexis a plus. This is a part-time (15-20 hours/week) position. Pennsylvania ties preferred. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Research Intern.”  Absolutely no phone calls or drop-bys, please. This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation.


 
224509 INTERN -

U.S. Senator Chris Coons’ office is seeking applicants for a full-time or part-time unpaid press internship who can assist a fast-paced communications office with day-to-day operations during fall 2018. Tasks will include tracking press clips, monitoring social media, and assisting with writing projects. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students residing in the Washington, D.C. area that can preferably work multiple days a week from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Prior internship experience in press and government preferred but not required. Please send a resume and cover letter to Madeline_Broas@coons.senate.gov


 
224508 CYBERSECURITY PROFESSIONALS -

The United States Senate Sergeant at Arms, Cybersecurity Division currently has multiple openings for experienced Cybersecurity Specialists who will coordinate, develop, evaluate, and implement cybersecurity standards and procedures and protect centralized and distributed information systems, applications, and data across the U.S. Senate network infrastructure. Multiple selections will be made throughout the Cybersecurity Division at various career stages. Salaries range from $78,051- $137,431. To apply, applicants must visit https://sen.gov/NN1Y and review the requirements for each position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act. APPLICATION DEADLINES: 08/14/2018 & 08/23/2018.


 
224507 INTERNS -

Senator Jeff Merkley seeks interns in his Washington, DC office starting in late August and early September.  As the first in his family to go to college and having interned for former Senator Mark Hatfield in the 1970s, Senator Merkley has experienced firsthand the lifelong impact a Senate internship can have. Interns are paired with legislative staff based on their interests and experience. Tasks include conducting policy research, drafting memos and background materials, attending briefings, and assisting staff in constituent correspondence and administrative duties. Candidates should demonstrate professional maturity, strong communications skills, top-notch attention to detail, positive demeanor, adaptability, and an eagerness to learn in a team-oriented and fast-paced environment. Interns work part- or full-time during the fall period and internships are unpaid positions. Applicants should send their cover letter and resume to the intern supervisor, Hayes Ingraham at Hayes_Ingraham@merkley.senate.gov, indicating Fall Internship in the subject line.


 
224506 PRESS INTERNSHIP -

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. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis


 
224505 DIGITAL PRESS SECRETARY -

Western Democrat seeks a Digital Press Secretary to join fast-paced, innovative communications team. The Digital Press Secretary will help guide long-term digital strategy, maintain social media accounts, produce original videos and graphics, design and disseminate constituent and stakeholder publications, administer the Senator’s website, track and report on social media data analytics, write press releases and media advisories, and support the day-to-day activities of the communications team.  Ideal candidate is creative yet methodical in their approach to communications using different digital mediums and closely follow trends related to how constituents are accessing information. Candidates should be an outstanding writer, experience working collaboratively, video and graphic design skills, and HTML knowledge.  The successful candidate will have the ability to meet tight deadlines and the desire to work in a demanding role requiring 40+ hour work weeks and some travel to the state. Three to five years of applicable work experience, Bachelor’s degree or higher or an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience; and bilingual (Spanish-speaking) candidates desired.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224504 UNPAID CLERKSHIP -

The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations majority (Republican) staff seeks current law students for an unpaid clerkship for the 2018 Fall Semester.  Applicants must be motivated and hard-working and have strong written and oral communication skills.  Responsibilities include conducting research, preparing memoranda for professional staff, participating in preparation for hearings, and handling various administrative tasks including answering phone calls and directing meetings to staff.  Full-time applicants strongly preferred; part-time applicants welcome.  Please email resumes to SenateJobOpenings@gmail.com with the subject line Fall 2018 Clerkship Application.  Please state your preferred start date and the days and times you are available to work each week in the email


 
224503 CRIME COUNSEL -

Senior Democratic member of the Judiciary Committee seeks a Counsel to handle crime and related issues.  Significant criminal justice experience required, hill experience useful.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: developing, monitoring and managing legislation, preparing for hearings, and writing memos, speeches, and talking points.  Interested applicants must have a record of being proactive and demonstrating initiative. The position requires strategic thinking, the ability to work independently as well as within a team, and outstanding oral and written communication skills.  Ideal candidates must be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment. J.D. is required. Please no recent graduates. Interested candidates should send their resume to vacancies@email.senate.gov and include “crime counsel” in the subject line.


 
224502 INVESTIGATIVE COUNSEL -

Senate Committee majority staff seeks Investigative Counsel.  Responsibilities include developing investigative strategy, conducting research and investigation, and drafting and reviewing memos detailing research findings.  The ideal candidate is an organized and motivated multi-tasker with strong writing skills, follow-through, and attention to detail.  Prior hill experience strongly preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
224500 PRESS INTERNSHIP -

Senior Midwest Democratic Senator is accepting applications for a Fall press internship, beginning in early September and lasting until early December, with the Washington, D.C. office. Press intern duties include answering phones, compiling daily news clips, and assisting communications staff with projects as needed. Punctuality, dependability, and a willingness to work hard and pitch-in where needed are all important attributes. Internships are volunteer (unpaid), but academic credit is available for qualifying students. Michigan ties are preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and a 500-word writing sample tosenate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224499 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Senator Merkley seeks a Legislative Assistant to manage health, education, and civil rights issues.  Specifically, this portfolio includes health care, food safety, nutrition, LGBTQ rights, women’s rights, minority rights, voting rights, campaign finance, and education policy.  Legal/law background and Oregon ties are preferred. Responsibilities include preparing committee hearing and markup briefing materials, and other briefing memos; staffing the Senator at hearings, meetings, and other events; and representing the Senator with constituents, Federal agencies, and other governments.  Qualified candidates should be independent self-starters who thrive in a fast-paced and highly collaborative team-oriented environment. The office of Senator Merkley is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing an organization that is reflective of and sensitive to the needs of the diverse community we serve.  The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or uniformed service.  Members of all diverse communities are encouraged to apply. Please submit cover letter and resume with subject “LA Position” to the attention of the LD at dcjobs@merkley.senate.gov. The deadline for applications is Aug 31st, 2018


 
224498 FALL/WINTER PRESS INTERN -

Democratic Leader Charles E. Schumer’s press office seeks full-time, unpaid interns in Washington, DC, starting in August. 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 fall and into December. 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    


 
224494 DIGITAL DIRECTOR -

Senator Gary Peters seeks a Digital Director to cultivate and grow the Senator’s digital presence. The Digital Director will report to the Communications Director and responsibilities include: developing long-term and short-term digital plans and strategies; creating, drafting and posting content on all platforms; creating graphics, video and other sharable content; managing and growing Senator’s e-newsletter program and overseeing the website. Ideal candidate is a politically savvy, detail-oriented and creative self-starter, who is familiar with social media trends and able to use data to evaluate and improve the digital program. This is not an entry-level position. Previous digital experience is required, and campaign or similar experience preferred. Michigan ties strongly preferred. To apply, please email cover letter, resume and digital sample to senatedempressjob@gmail.com. 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. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.


 
224490 FALL LABOR LAW CLERK -

Ranking Member Senator Patty Murray's Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee staff is currently accepting applications for labor law clerks with availability for the fall semester. The clerkship is open to current law students or recent law school graduates who have interest or experience in issues facing workers, including workers’ rights, minimum wage and overtime, union rights and collective bargaining, inequality, occupational safety and health, international labor rights, family and medical leave, equal pay, and equal employment opportunity and civil rights. Previous experience in government is not required but candidates should have a general understanding of the legislative process. Law clerk responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting Committee staff in performing office duties, conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memorandums, and assisting with hearing preparation. This is an unpaid position. Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and one legal writing sample to InternshipD@help.senate.gov


 
224489 SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR -

Republican Senator seeks 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, 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 and is self-motivated, organized and detail-oriented. Salary and benefits are commensurate with a candidate’s level of experience. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224488 PRESS/DIGITAL INTERNS -

Midwestern Democratic Senator seeks highly motivated individual for full-time, unpaid Press Internship, starting the week of August 23rd. Responsibilities include compiling press clips and media mentions on a daily basis; answering phones and routing calls in the office as needed; building and maintaining press lists; pitching press conferences and events to reporters; drafting social media content, releases and other press related documents; and other duties as assigned. Position requires attention to detail, prioritizing multiple tasks and meeting tight deadlines, and the ability to demonstrate professionalism and discretion at all times. Strong writing and grammar skills are required. We are an equal opportunity employer. Applicants with experience in graphic design, photography, and/or video editing are encouraged to apply. Please e-mail your resume and a cover letter that includes your available start date and end date to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224487 PRESS INTERN -

Moderate Democratic Senator looking for a part-time or full-time press intern to work closely with the Senator’s fast-moving press shop in Washington D.C. This internship is for the Fall of 2018. Responsibilities: Compiling daily press clips; Helping build media lists; Drafting social media content; Monitoring the news; Other projects as required. Qualifications:  Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Attention to detail; A strong interest in press or communications; Spanish-language skills are desirable but not necessary. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, disability or age. This is an unpaid position, however, school credit can be provided. Interested applicants should submit a resume, one writing sample and a short cover letter detailing communications/press interest and experience. Please submit all applications to: Hill.press.internship@gmail.com with “Press Internship” in the subject line


 
224485 FALL INTERN -

The Committee on Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs (Democratic staff) seeks a fall intern.  Graduate students preferred. The intern will assist with administrative support, research, and other projects.  Interested applicants should submit a resume and short writing sample. The writing sample should include a hyperlink to a current news item from any source (newspapers, blogs, or other websites) and two paragraphs detailing why the Committee should investigate the issue presented and the steps the applicant would take to begin an investigation.  Applicants must submit the writing sample to be considered. The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please email resume, writing sample, and first available start date to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224483 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

The Democratic Staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs seeks a legislative assistant with a working knowledge of policy areas within the Committee’s jurisdiction, including housing, community development, financial markets, and insurance. This position will assist the Committee’s Professional Staff on policy development, preparation for hearings, and other tasks.  Previous Congressional or regulatory experience and a basic understanding of Senate process is desirable.  Strong writing skills are a must.  A minimum of two years of relevant experience is required. This is not an entry level position. The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer. To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and short writing sample (no longer than 5 pages) to senatebankingdems@gmail.com.  No calls please


 
224481 COMMUNICATIONS INTERN -

Senator Cruz’s Washington, DC office is looking for a full-time communications intern to assist with day to day responsibilities in the press office. Basic duties will include distributing press clips, drafting basic press materials (including media advisories, press releases, social media posts, and statements), providing research for press staff, and assisting with other responsibilities as assigned. Ideal candidates will have previous internship experience in press-related fields, be able to perform in a fast-paced work environment, and possess a positive attitude and willingness to learn. Please send resumes to Internship_Cruz@cruz.senate.gov indicating “Communications Intern” in the subject line.


 
224480 PRESS INTERNSHIP -

The Office of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is looking for an individual who is interested in a full-time Press Internship, starting immediately. If accepted, you will work closely with the communications team and gain valuable experience. Interns help coordinate logistics for press conferences in the U.S. Capitol, answer press calls, assist with media monitoring, rapid response, and the Senator’s daily clips collection and distribution. Tasks require individuals to be detail oriented with strong writing and grammar skills. Recent graduates with a communication or political science background are encouraged to apply. This position is for immediate availability only. To apply: Please fill out the application titled Fall 2018 Internship Application which can be found at www.gillibrand.senate.gov/help/internships-and-page-program. Once you have completed and submitted your application, please notify our office by emailing your cover letter and resume to internship@gillibrand.senate.gov with the subject line “2018 Summer/Fall Press Internship.”


 
224479 PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER -

The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee (Democratic staff) seeks a Professional Staff Member to work on issues related to Small Business Administration Entrepreneurial Development programs.  Expertise with SBA programs, including Small Business Development Centers, SCORE, Women’s Business Centers, and Veteran’s Business Outreach Centers, is required.  Candidate must be an outstanding writer, have a demonstrated capacity to generate new ideas, and the proven ability to analyze legislation.   A graduate degree is strongly preferred.  Please e-mail a cover letter, writing sample, and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224478 PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER -

The Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee (Democratic staff) seeks a Professional Staff Member to work on issues related to minority-owned small businesses, including access to capital and federal contracting opportunities.  Expertise in Small Business Administration programs, particularly the 8(a) Business Development program and HUBZone program, is required.  Candidate must be an outstanding writer, have a demonstrated capacity to generate new ideas, and the proven ability to analyze legislation.   A graduate degree is strongly preferred.  Please e-mail a cover letter, writing sample, and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224477 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Staff Assistant and Driver for his Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include maintaining a busy mailroom, managing the internship program, driving the Senator to events, writing and editing personal correspondence, and on occasion assisting front office staff with answering phones. Applicants must be extremely organized, detail-oriented, and highly punctual. In addition, applicants should have at least a bachelor’s degree, excellent writing skills, and a sense of humor. Previous experience in Congress and Northeast ties are preferred but not required. This position requires you own your own car. If interested in the position, please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. This office is an equal opportunity employer.


 
224473 POLICY INTERNSHIP -

U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee’s Democratic staff is seeking applicants for a full-time or part-time unpaid policy internship for Fall 2018. Applicants must be currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students or recent graduates, should be available to come into the office at least some mornings, and ideally can start by mid-August. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to: researching legislative issues, attending hearings, preparing follow-up memos, preparing hearing books, and other administrative duties.  This internship presents an opportunity for both a unique learning experience and an inside look at the committee process. Washington ties or an interest in energy and natural resources are a plus. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter and 2 writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number is the subject line. 


 
224472 PRESS INTERNSHIP -

U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee’s Democratic staff is seeking applicants for a full-time or part-time unpaid press internship for Fall 2018. Applicants must be currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students or recent graduates, should be available to come into the office at least some mornings, and ideally can start by mid-August. Duties include tracking press clips and traffic on social media networks, updating and maintaining press contact lists, conducting research projects, writing short press releases and Tweets, and assisting with the office's day-to-day communications operation. Applicants should have a strong interest in political communications, new media, or journalism. Washington ties or an interest in energy and natural resources are a plus. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter and 2 writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number is the subject line. 


 
224468 OFFICE OF CHARLES E SCHUMER LEGISLATIVE INTERNSHIP -

Sen. Charles Schumer’s Office seeks self-motivated and professional college students or recent college graduates for a part-time or full-time fall internship, from September 2018 to December 2018. 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. Additional information and a link to our online application are located here http://www.schumer.senate.gov/students/internships.

 


 
224467 FALL LAW CLERKS AND INTERNS - RULES COMMITTEE -

The Minority Staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Administration seeks part-time or full-time undergraduate, graduate, or law students to work with the Minority Staff during Fall 2018. Law clerks and interns will assist Committee staff with research and drafting legislation, memos, talking points, and letters. Projects will focus on a variety of areas within the Committee's jurisdiction, including election administration, campaign finance, and oversight. The position is unpaid. Please email a resume, cover letter, writing sample, unofficial transcript, and the days/hours you are available to work to Lindsey_Kerr@Rules.Senate.gov. Please use "Law Clerk/Intern Applicant" in the subject line of your email. No phone calls or drop-ins.


 
224463 EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/SCHEDULER -

Democratic Senator seeks a detail-oriented, highly organized, and professional individual to serve as Executive Assistant/Scheduler. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, working directly with the Senator, Chief of Staff, and Long Range Scheduler to oversee a smooth and highly responsive   scheduling process, keep the Senator on time and manage day-of scheduling issues, serve as Senator’s gatekeeper and personal assistant, including overseeing correspondence, phone log, and working with staff to ensure briefing materials are prepared and arrive in a timely manner for meetings and events.  Ideal candidate will possess strong oral and written communication skills, excellent judgment, ability to work well with others, and a tactful, pleasant, and highly professional manner.  This position requires the ability to work calmly under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Candidates should expect to exercise discretion and maintain the confidentiality of information.  Long hours are often necessary in this position.  Prior Hill experience required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to: senatejobs9805@gmail.com


 
224461 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant to be responsible for defense, foreign relations, and veterans’ policy.  Veterans are encouraged to apply.  Applicants should have at least eight years of experience. Please send a resume and a writing sample to senate8453@gmail.com. In the email body please list any military service as well as states in which you’ve lived.


 
224452 SENATE PARLIAMENTARY CLERK -

This is professional, non-partisan, legislative work with responsibility for ensuring consistent and orderly proceedings of the Senate. Work is supervised by the Senate Parliamentarian, as well as the Senior Assistant Parliamentarian and includes assisting the Senate Parliamentarian and staff on and off the Senate floor in responding to legislative and parliamentary inquiries; preparing materials for the Senate’s daily proceedings and the Senate Calendar; referring Executive Communications to committees; basic procedural and legislative research; assisting with the preparation of the office’s precedential materials for publication; and general administrative tasks as assigned. This position requires a two-year commitment. Source materials for this position include Senate Rules and precedent, legislative history, Statutes, and the United States Code. Work is bound by the U.S. Senate Handbook, Senate Ethics Manual, and Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures, but requires independent judgment in setting priorities and handling assignments. The complete vacancy announcement and application may be found on the Employment link of Webster or http://www.senate.gov/employment. This position is open until filled.


 
224450 FALL INTERNSHIP -

The non-designated staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation is seeking full and/or part-time, unpaid interns for the fall semester. This is a non-partisan, administrative position which requires the ability to serve both Republican and Democratic Members and their staff without regard to their political affiliation. Some duties include managing the front office, preparing for and clerking committee hearings, recordkeeping, and supporting the archivist with file management. Applicants must be organized, detail oriented, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Send your cover letter and résumé to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line


 
224447 FINANCE COMMITTEE FALL PRESS INTERNSHIP -

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


 
224439 COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -

Democratic Senator seeks a Communications Director.  Substantial communications experience is required.  Capitol Hill or Administration experience is preferred.  The Communications Director will work closely with the Senator, Chief of Staff, legislative, and outreach staff.  This position develops and oversees all communications for the Senate office; manages a communications team; acts as a liaison with state and national media; participates in development of the legislative agenda; writes or edits all op-ed pieces, press releases, oversees social media and assists in planning State press events. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Candidates from diverse backgrounds 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.


 
224437 DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL MEDIA -

Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer seeks seasoned communications professional for Director of Digital Media position. Duties include crafting messaging and managing digital content for the leader and the caucus, working with Democratic digital directors, web design, and managing a team of twelve creators in the Senate Democratic Media Center who assist with content generation for all 49 Senate Democrats. Applicants should have 4-6yrs experience in communications and be constantly looking ahead for the next trend in social media. Experience with Adobe suite or other design and video editing strongly encouraged. To apply please send your resume, cover letter and portfolio to employment@email.senate.gov.


 
224434 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Aide to focus on education, labor, and postal portfolio.  Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, advising and staffing the Senator, attending constituent meetings, conducting research, drafting memos and talking points, tracking legislation, and working closely with state and communications staff.  This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in an extremely fast-paced environment. This is not an entry-level position. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to legjobs@email.senate.gov, ATTN: Education Leg Aide in the subject line. 


 
224433 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Aide to focus on defense appropriations and veterans portfolio.  Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, advising and staffing the Senator, attending constituent meetings, conducting research, drafting memos and talking points, tracking legislation, and working closely with state and communications staff.  This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in an extremely fast-paced environment. This is not an entry-level position. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to legjobs@email.senate.gov, ATTN: Veterans Leg Aide in the subject line.


 
224432 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Assistant to handle energy, climate and environment portfolio, including current legislative and regulatory issues and Senate legislative process and procedures. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, advising and staffing the Senator, analyzing legislative developments, recommending strategies on bills and amendments, and working closely with state and communications staff.  This position requires outstanding oral communication and writing skills, as well as the ability to conduct strong research and analysis. A successful candidate will possess excellent academic credentials and will have the ability to produce quality work under pressure in an extremely fast-paced environment. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to legjobs@email.senate.gov, ATTN: Energy LA in the subject line.


 
224431 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Assistant to handle transportation and economic development portfolio, including current legislative and regulatory issues and Senate legislative process and procedures.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, advising and staffing the Senator, analyzing legislative and policy developments, recommending strategies on bills and amendments, and working closely with state and communications staff.  This position requires outstanding oral communication and writing skills, as well as the ability to conduct strong research and analysis. A successful candidate will possess excellent academic credentials and will have the ability to produce quality work under pressure in an extremely fast-paced environment. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to legjobs@email.senate.gov, ATTN: Transportation LA in the subject line.


 
224430 MOUNTAIN STATE PRESS INTERNSHIP -

Senator Manchin seeks an enthusiastic, professional student or recent post-graduate 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 *Please reference the Mountain State Press Internship in the subject line.


 
224425 FALL INTERNS -

The office of Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD) is currently seeking interns for his Washington, D.C., office for the Fall 2018 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 kari_weller@rounds.senate.gov. Information about the internship program, along with the application, can be found online at www.rounds.senate.gov/internships


 
224414 PRESS ASSISTANT -

Senator Gary Peters seeks Press Assistant to support day-to-day operations of active communications department. Responsibilities include compiling daily press clips and additional media monitoring; building and maintaining press lists; assist with drafting press releases, memos, media advisories, talking points and other materials; conducting research. Candidate must be an exceptionally strong writer, who is detail-oriented and able to work under tight deadlines. Michigan ties strongly preferred. To apply, please email cover letter, resume and three writing samples to senatedempressjob@gmail.com. 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. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply.


 
224401 LABOR LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Senator Brian Schatz seeks a legislative aide to cover labor policy.  The issue portfolio for this position also includes immigration policy.  This is a new position that is being created to expand upon the senator’s work in the issue portfolio.  This legislative aide will be responsible for staffing the senator as a member of the Appropriations Committee’s labor subcommittee and advancing funding and policy priorities through the annual appropriations process.  Duties for this position include staffing hearings and legislative markups; writing memos to brief the senator; conducting policy research; coordinating with public, private, and nonprofit stakeholders on policy priorities; representing the senator in meetings with constituents and stakeholders; drafting constituent correspondence; and developing messaging related to labor and immigration policy.  This position requires knowledge of the laws and regulations related to labor policy, as well as experience working with relevant agencies and major stakeholders.  Qualified applicants will have strong writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills; exercise sound political judgment; operate well under pressure; and work well as part of a team.  For more details and to apply, please visit http://www.schatz.senate.gov/services/jobs.


 
224396 IMMIGRATION COUNSEL -

Senior Democratic member of the Judiciary Committee seeks a Counsel to handle immigration and other issues as assigned. SIGNIFICANT IMMIGRATION EXPERIENCE REQUIRED.  JD required. Significant Hill/political experience strongly preferred.  Must be a team player, a strong writer, and able to work under time pressure in a fast-paced environment, while still maintaining a positive attitude. This is not an entry-level position-- please no recent graduates. Please e-mail resume to vacancies@email.senate.gov and include “Immigration Counsel Position” in the subject line.


 
224393 REPUBLICAN LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator seeks experienced LA to handle tax, health care, budget and banking related issues. Interested applicants must have significant policy experience in the issues, be independent self-starters and work well in a team environment. Hill experience strongly preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume and two short Hill-related writing samples (one to three pages each) to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224388 COUNSEL -

The majority (Republican) staff of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations is accepting applications for an investigative counsel position.  Applicants should have 2-5 years of experience, preferably in a law firm or similar environment and demonstrate a strong interest in both congressional investigations and legislation. Applicants must be motivated, hard-working self-starters. They should have a proven record of strong written and oral communication skills. Please email a cover letter and resume to SenateJobOpenings@gmail.com with the subject line Counsel Application


 
224386 PRESS ASSISTANT/DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY -

Senator Tom Udall seeks energetic and detail orientated Deputy Press Secretary to join active communications team. Responsibilities include building and maintaining press lists; drafting press releases, memos, media advisories, talking points and other materials; assisting press secretary with pitching news stories, staffing interviews, and cultivating relationships with New Mexico media; and compiling daily press clips and additional media monitoring. Candidate must be an exceptionally strong writer, personable, and able to work under tight deadlines. New Mexico or Southwestern ties strongly desired. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three writing samples to resumes@tomudall.senate.gov indicating the job title in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins please. Due to the high volume of applicants, not all inquiries can be acknowledged.

 


 
224364 EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/SCHEDULER -

Republican Senator seeks detail-oriented, highly organized, and professional individual to serve as Executive Assistant/Scheduler. This position requires the ability to work calmly under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Primary duties include, but are not limited to, working directly with the Senator, Chief of Staff, and Assistant Scheduler to create the Senator’s schedule, keep the Senator on time and on task, oversee personal correspondence, manage all aspects of the Senator’s travel, and work with staff to ensure Senator is prepared for meetings and events.  Ideal candidate will possess strong oral and written communication skills, the ability to work cooperatively with others, and a temperament to communicate with a variety of personalities in a tactful, pleasant, and professional manner.   Candidates should expect to exercise discretion and maintain the confidentiality of information.  Long hours are often required in this position.  Hill experience and Mississippi ties preferred.  Start date is no later than August 6. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senatorwickerjobs@gmail.com


 
224363 DIGITAL ASSISTANT -

The Senate Democratic Media Center seeks a Digital Assistant to join a team tasked with helping all 49 members of the Democratic Caucus reach their constituents wherever they consume media. The Digital Assistant will work with strategists, editors, designers, and Democratic leadership to promote the Senate Democrats’ brand across traditional and social media platforms. Responsibilities include designing graphics, planning and coordinating the logistics for video shoots, working with communications teams from all 49 offices, and creating sharable content for a diverse caucus. Our ideal applicant will be steady, calm, creative, hardworking, detail-oriented, and familiar with the Adobe suite. Experience with video editing and digital media production a plus. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and work samples to: digitaldems.senate@gmail.com.


 
224356 UNPAID CLERKSHIP -

The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations majority (Republican) staff seeks current law students for an unpaid clerkship for the 2018 Fall Semester.  Applicants must be motivated and hard-working and have strong written and oral communication skills.  Responsibilities include conducting research, preparing memoranda for professional staff, participating in preparation for hearings, and handling various administrative tasks including answering phone calls and directing meetings to staff.  Full-time applicants strongly preferred; part-time applicants welcome.  Please email resumes to SenateJobOpenings@gmail.com with the subject line Fall 2018 Clerkship Application.  Please state your preferred start date and the days and times you are available to work each week in the email.


 
224344 COLLECTIONS MANAGER -

The Secretary of the Senate’s Office of Senate Curator is seeking applicants for the Collections Manager vacancy.  This is professional, technical, and administrative work directing the collections management program of the Office of Senate Curator, on behalf of the Senate Commission on Art. Responsibilities include developing, managing, and implementing standards, policies and procedures for the care, conservation, and documentation necessary to preserve and protect the Senate’s permanent collections of art, historical furnishings and memorabilia. Work is bound by Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures, the U.S. Senate Handbook, the Senate Ethics Manual, the Senate Commission on Art, Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, Senate Procurement Regulations, Federal Appropriations Law, the Foreign Gifts and Decorations Act, and standards established by the American Alliance of Museums, but requires independent judgment in setting priorities and handling assignments. Work is performed under the general direction of the Associate Curator. 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. Please submit your application, resume and cover letter. This vacancy is open until filled


 
224342 COUNSEL -

Senior Republican member of the Senate Judiciary Committee is seeking a counsel to handle various criminal justice, border security, and immigration issues. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of Capitol Hill or other legislative experience. Law degree required. This is not an entry level position. Please send resume and cover letter to GOPJudiciaryCounsel@gmail.com.


 
224340 COUNSEL FOR EMPLOYMENT -

The Secretary of the Senate’s Chief Counsel for Employment Office is seeking applicants for the Counsel for Employment vacancy. This is professional work in the Office of the Senate Chief Counsel for Employment.  Serves as defense attorney in labor and employment law matters to offices of Senators, the Vice President, Committees, Senate Officers, and other Senate employing offices.  Work entails litigating cases as second chair in trial and appellate courts and at administrative hearings; advising clients of their legal obligations; doing legal research and writing; and giving employment law seminars to offices of Senators, Committees, and Officers. Work requires high-level thinking in the application of law to facts and requires the use of independent judgment. Work is bound by Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures, the U.S. Senate Handbook, and the Senate Ethics Manual. The complete vacancy announcement and application may be found on the Employment link of Webster or http://www.senate.gov/employment.  Please submit your application, resume and cover letter.  This vacancy announcement is open until filled


 
224336 DEPUTY SCHEDULER/ASSISTANT TO THE CHIEF OF STAFF -

Western Republican Senator seeks a Deputy Scheduler/Assistant to the Chief of Staff to join an energetic and talented team. Applicants must be detail oriented, highly organized, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Dependability, friendliness, and exceptional interpersonal skills are a must! Responsibilities include archiving, organizing meeting and event requests, working with the Director of Scheduling, and facilitating office or Senator-directed projects. Duties also include handling all communications for the Chief of Staff, booking his travel, and assisting with logistics. Please send resume to Deputysenatescheduler@gmail.com


 
224314 PRESS SECRETARY -

Senator Mazie K. Hirono seeks an experienced, energetic, and detail oriented professional to join an aggressive communications office. Duties include, but are not limited to: drafting press materials, cultivating contacts with the national media, coordinating press conferences and media events, assisting with speechwriting, working with legislative staff to communicate the Senator’s policy priorities to local and national audiences, and staffing the Senator at speaking engagements. Ideal candidate will have several years of experience working on Capitol Hill or in a campaign environment. Entrepreneurial attitude and strong writing skills are essential. Please send resume, cover letter, and three writing samples – including one that tells a story – to hironopressjobs@gmail.com. One writing sample should demonstrate how you can tell a story.


 
224313 DIGITAL DIRECTOR -

Senator Mazie K. Hirono seeks a Digital Director to run an aggressive online outreach strategy. A part of the communications team, the digital director will work collaboratively to develop social media and online content that highlights the Senator’s work in Hawaii and Washington, and that amplifies traditional communications efforts to reach a broader audience. Responsibilities include developing long-term and short-term digital strategies, drafting original content and regularly posting to social media accounts, creating sharable infographic and video content, maintaining the office’s website, and producing the Senator’s online newsletters. Applicants should have photo/video shooting experience, and be familiar with Adobe Photoshop and Final Cut Pro. Ideal applicant is entrepreneurial, comfortable working on tight deadlines, detail oriented, and a strong writer. Previous digital communications experience, on Capitol Hill, a campaign, or at a communications firm, is required. Applicants should send resume, cover letter, and examples of previous work to hironopressjobs@gmail.com.


 
224309 COUNSEL -

Senior Democratic member of the Judiciary Committee seeks a Counsel to work on judicial nominations, civil rights, and other issues as assigned.  JD required.  Ideal candidate would be at least 8 years out of law school, with a mixture of Hill, law firm, and/or nonprofit experience.  Strong analytic ability, including the ability to effectively communicate analysis in both oral and written format, is essential.  Must be a team player and able to work under time pressure in a fast-paced environment, while still maintaining a positive attitude.  This is not an entry-level position—please no recent graduates. Please e-mail resume to us.senate.employment@gmail.com and include “Counsel position” in the subject line.


 
224271 COUNSEL (OVERSIGHT & INVESTIGATIONS) -

Senior Senator is looking for a proactive, experienced investigations counsel to work on Judiciary Committee staff.  Responsibilities to include planning and conducting congressional investigations, working with whistleblowers, and advising in policy matters related to investigations and oversight of the executive branch. Candidates must possess no less than eight years of relevant legal experience, excellent research and writing skills, and strong analytical and communication skills.  Must also have a sense of humor, be a team player, and able to work well under pressure and with quick deadlines.  Experience with congressional oversight and investigations preferred; Hill experience, particularly in the Senate, is a plus.  J.D. is required; please no recent graduates. Please e-mail resume and cover letter for consideration to jud.dem.senate@gmail.com and include “oversight and investigations counsel” in the subject line.


 
224240 PRESS SECRETARY -

Senior Democratic Senator who serves as Ranking Member on a full committee seeks a creative and detail-oriented Press Secretary with strong writing skills to join a fast-paced communications team. The Press Secretary will be responsible for assisting with media strategy development and implementation, including: writing press releases, media advisories, talking points, quotes, and opinion pieces as well as policy materials for hearings and the Senate floor. He or she will also develop relationships with national, trade, and local media, manage coverage of legislative action and events, and create digital content. The ideal applicant will have at least 2-5 years of experience working on a communications team, preferably on Capitol Hill or in a campaign setting. Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter and two writing samples to DemPressSec@gmail.com


 
224228 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Co-Chairman of the Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control seeks a Legislative Assistant to work on international and domestic narcotics issues. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and organized multi-tasker capable of working both independently and as part of a team, with strong writing skills and attention to detail. Responsibilities include, among other things, developing legislative proposals and drafting reports, statements, memoranda and position papers on domestic and international narcotics issues. At least 2-3 years of Hill experience strongly preferred; this is not an entry level position. Please send resume, cover letter and a relevant writing sample in a single PDF to drugcaucusjob@gmail.com.


 
224204 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant with strong writing, research, and oral communications skills to advise the Senator on issues related to financial services, budget, taxes, business, and trade. Responsibilities include overseeing the Senator’s priorities in the appropriations process, staffing the Senator in meetings and hearings, providing policy and vote recommendations, and drafting talking points and memos. Ideal candidates will be self-motivated, possess a strong attention to detail, work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment, and have the ability to effectively function both independently and as a member of a team. Capitol Hill experience is preferred. This is not an entry level position. Please send a resume and a cover letter to senategopla@gmail.com. 


 
224184 LITIGATION PARALEGAL -

The Secretary of the Senate’s Chief Counsel for Employment is seeking applicants for the Litigation Paralegal vacancy. This is administrative support work providing substantive legal assistance to the Chief Counsel for Employment litigation attorneys. Work includes drafting and preparing legal reports, pleadings, correspondence, and memoranda.  Work is bound by 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. The complete vacancy announcement and application may be found on the Employment link of Webster or http://www.senate.gov/employment.  Please submit your application, resume and cover letter.  This vacancy announcement is open until filled