Revised: August 24, 2019 at 08:01 AM

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

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225280 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Democratic Senator is seeking to fill the position of Staff Assistant in the Washington, DC office. Primary responsibilities include answering phones, greeting office visitors, monitoring office deliveries and pickups, distributing mail, scheduling tours, managing interns, and various other administrative duties. Qualified applicants must be outgoing and dependable with excellent organizational and communication skills. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Michigan ties are strongly preferred. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to senatedemjobs@gmail.com


 
225279 PRESS SECRETARY -

Progressive Democratic Senator seeks an experienced, dynamic communications professional to serve as Press Secretary. The ideal candidate is an excellent writer and editor with a proven ability to work independently, meet tight deadlines, develop digital strategies, and build strong relationships with traditional media.  Day-to-day responsibilities will 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 2+ years of experience working on Capitol Hill or in a campaign environment. This position requires outstanding oral and written communication skills, fastidious attention to detail, and the ability to produce quality work under pressure and in an extremely fast-paced environment. The Office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. THIS IS NOT AN ENTRY LEVEL POSITION. Submit two writing samples along with your resume and cover letter to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. Writing samples should include any two of the following: press release, statement, speech or talking points.


 
225278 DIGITAL ASSISTANT -

Senator Casey is looking for a creative and highly-motivated communications professional to serve as a Digital Assistant in an active five-person press shop. This person will be responsible for managing the Senator’s online presence on all social media platforms, creating dynamic and appropriate content for different platforms, and monitoring the Senator’s online mentions.  Additional responsibilities include coordinating content for the Senator’s website and digital newsletter and other duties as assigned.  The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a demonstrated ability to generate creative ideas and content under tight deadlines.  All applicants should have excellent writing skills, some degree of professional social media and digital experience (specifically graphic design, photo and video editing skills), and the ability to work unconventional hours as necessary.   Pennsylvania ties preferred, but not required. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Digital”. Please save requested documents in a single file (pdf preferred) and name the file “Last name, First name.” No phone calls or drop-bys, please. This office is proud to be 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.  Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to participate effectively in the application or hiring processes are encouraged to request an accommodation at any time during those processes. Requests for accommodation should be directed to open_positions@casey.senate.gov.


 
225277 SCHEDULING ASSISTANT -

Senator Casey is looking for a personable, professional, and highly discreet individual to serve as a Scheduling Assistant in his Washington, DC office.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: organizing, vetting and responding to incoming meeting requests and invitations; planning and executing monthly constituent coffees; coordinating room reservations; providing administrative support to the Chief of Staff and Administrative Director; and other duties as assigned.  The ideal candidate is a highly-organized problem-solver w/strong time management skills and someone who takes initiative w/minimal supervision.  Individuals with previous administrative support experience and a can-do attitude are strongly encouraged to apply.  Pennsylvania ties always a plus.  Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, references, and salary requirements to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Scheduling Assistant.”  Please save requested documents in a single file (pdf preferred) and name the file “Last name, First name.”  No phone calls or drop-bys, please.  This office is proud to be 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.  Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to participate effectively in the application or hiring processes are encouraged to request an accommodation at any time during those processes. Requests for accommodation should be directed to open_positions@casey.senate.gov.


 
225276 RESEARCH ASSISTANT - COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES -

The Democratic staff of the Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources seeks a highly motivated, detail-oriented and energetic individual for open Research Assistant position to help committee staff research and draft legislation, reports, policy briefs, hearing memos, charts, and other documents. This role entails duties such as administrative tasks, ad hoc projects, and possible engagement with constituents. A qualified candidate has a bachelor’s degree. Hill experience or experience with natural resources/public lands policy preferred.  West Virginia ties a plus. The candidate should have excellent analytical and writing skills; an ability to process and simplify complex issues, meticulous attention to detail and an ability to handle multiple projects and short deadlines simultaneously. The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, genetic information, national origin, uniformed service, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Interested candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume and one writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job title and referral number in the subject line.


 
225275 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Senate Committee seeks Staff Assistant for non-designated position to provide administrative support to both the Majority and Minority offices. Responsibilities include but are not limited to answering phones, greeting visitors, distributing mail, working with Senate support divisions to ensure office needs are met, tracking all legislation referred to the committee, assisting with hearing set-up, and coordination of hearing documents. Candidate must be personable, organized, detail-oriented, and a team player.  Position requires a demonstrated ability to handle matters of a sensitive and confidential nature, and the capacity to maintain composure while working under pressure. An ability to work with minimum supervision, handle multiple tasks simultaneously and operate in a fast-paced environment is also required. West Virginia connection and/or Senate experience preferable, but not essential. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and there is an opportunity for advancement.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225274 HEALTH CARE FELLOW -

Western Democratic seeks Congressional Fellow with strong writing, research and oral communication skills to advise and assist the Senator on issues related to healthcare, FDA/NIH policy, Medicare, and Medicaid issues. The fellow must be motivated, creative, self-disciplined and organized. In addition to a strong grasp of policy, the fellow should have a keen political sense and the ability to balance the competing interests of a demographically and ideologically diverse constituency.  Graduate degree preferred but is not required. Please note this is an unpaid 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. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225273 STAFF ASSISTANT -

The Office of Senator Mazie K. Hirono is seeking an energetic, highly motivated and well-organized Staff Assistant for her Washington, DC office. Ties to Hawaii are required. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: answering phones, greeting visitors, sorting physical and electronic mail, coordinating constituent tour requests, and various general administrative duties. The ideal candidate is extremely detail-oriented, has excellent oral and written communication skills, possesses a professional demeanor and thrives in a fast-paced environment. The Office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins please.


 
225272 DEPUTY SCHEDULER/ASSISTANT TO THE CHIEF OF STAFF -

Democratic Senator seeks a detail-oriented, highly organized, and professional individual to work in our DC office. This individual will provide select administrative, clerical and office support to the Administrative Director and the Director of Scheduling, as well as the Chief of Staff. Specific responsibilities include collecting, organizing, and compiling the Senator’s nightly briefing book; assisting state staff with supply orders; preparing, editing, and tracking written correspondence; coordinating and executing special projects for the Chief of Staff; and managing the Chief of Staff’s schedule. Additionally, they will assist the scheduling team with various projects as needed. This position would also serve as our office intern coordinator and manage all aspects of the DC office internship program. Applicants must be able to work well in a team environment and exercise discretion, as well as have strong organization, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. The ideal candidate will be a capable researcher who is able to prioritize, multi-task, adapt to changing situations and consistently meet deadlines. Previous congressional experience or internship preferred but not necessary. Please email cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225271 ASSISTANT SCHEDULER -

Senator Mike Enzi is seeking to fill the position of assistant scheduler in his Washington, DC office. The primary duties include receiving and organizing all incoming meeting and event requests, making travel arrangements, and occasional driving of the Senator. The assistant scheduler will fill in when the scheduler is on leave. Applicants must be highly organized, resourceful, detail oriented, adaptable to the ever-changing schedule, have a valid driver’s license and eager to serve the people of Wyoming. Applicants with Senate or scheduling experience are preferred. Salary is $38K. Please email cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225270 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Moderate Democratic Senator seeks highly motivated Legislative Correspondent for economic policy. The portfolio includes tax, trade, banking, budget, manufacturing, innovation, small business, retirement, housing, labor, transportation, and workforce policy. Duties include writing constituent correspondence, supporting the economic policy team, researching and writing legislation, drafting memos for the Senator, meeting with groups and constituents, and staffing the Senator. Qualified candidates will have exceptional analytical, writing, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Experience in economics, in issues within the portfolio, or in the private sector is strongly preferred. Delaware ties are a plus. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225269 ECONOMIC POLICY LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Midwestern Senator seeks experienced staffer to cover legislative portfolio for the Senator including banking, tax, trade, retirement benefits and small business. Responsibilities include staffing the Senator for the Joint Economic Committee. Additional duties include entrepreneurially developing and executing legislative initiatives; constant monitoring of legislative developments; professionally representing the Senator; working with stakeholders; preparing materials for meetings, briefings, and hearings; working with state offices; and coordinating closely with senior staff and the Senator. 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. Preferred candidates will have an advanced degree and at least five years of legislative or policy experience. 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. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to SenateLegJobs@gmail.com


 
225268 CONSTITUENT SERVICES CASEWORKER -

Senator Van Hollen has an opening for a Constituent Services Caseworker in his Largo, Maryland state office.  Primary responsibilities include handling a large docket of constituent casework; interacting with constituents and government agencies; and representing Senator Van Hollen at community events. This position provides an opportunity to be part of a hard-working cohesive team and to make a difference in the lives of others. Familiarity with Prince George’s County is essential. At least two years’ prior work or internship experience is required.  An MSW and Spanish-speaking ability are plusses. The ideal candidate is self-motivated, great at multi-tasking, has a strong desire to help people, and has excellent interpersonal and writing skills. Evening and weekend hours are often required. This is a full-time position with federal benefits. Interested applicants are invited to send a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to applications@vanhollen.senate.gov. Applications that do not include salary requirements will not be considered. Please put “Constituent Services Position - Largo” in the subject line. No phone calls, please


 
225267 FALL EDUCATION INTERNS -

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), Office of the Ranking Member, seeks unpaid education policy interns for the Fall of 2019 (Late August – December). The positions offer undergraduate, graduate, and law students the opportunity to gain substantive experience in a Senate office while participating directly in the legislative process. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting Committee staff in performing office duties, conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memorandums, and assisting in hearings. Interns play a key role in the office and will work closely with senior policy advisors. The HELP Committee works on a wide range of issues in the areas of health, education, labor, workforce, pensions, oversight, and disabilities. Qualifications: Applicants should have (i) an interest in public policy and (ii) a desire to learn. They also must have good attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Applications: Interested applicants should apply to this position by applying on the OAM website. Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis, and priority will be given to applicants that apply as soon as possible. The 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 sexual orientation.


 
225266 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Senior Midwestern Democrat is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle veterans, judiciary, FEMA, intellectual property, postal, and related issues. This individual will be responsible for staffing the Senator’s work on these issues, drafting bills and amendments, meeting with constituents, and preparing briefing materials for the Senator. 3-5 years of Congressional or relevant experience is required. This is not an entry-level position. Qualified candidates must be able to write clearly and concisely, have excellent organizational skills, and be able to work in collaborative team environment. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225265 PARALEGAL/LEGAL ASSISTANT -

The Office of Senate Legal Counsel – a non-partisan, independent, statutorily created office that represents the Senate, Members, Officers and staff of the Senate in litigation, and provides advice on a variety of constitutional and other legal issues – seeks a legal assistant. Paralegal experience preferred. Duties include: conducting legal, legislative, and historical research; cite checking and filing electronically briefs and memoranda; maintaining, updating, and organizing paper and electronic reference files; tracking and compiling Senate rules, statutes, and court decisions; assisting with administrative tasks, including answering telephone calls.  Ideal candidate will have willingness and aptitude to assist with computer systems administrator functions. Competitive salary available. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225264 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.


 
225263 LOWER HUDSON VALLEY REGION NEW YORK REGIONAL ASSISTANT (New York, NY) -

Office of U.S. Senator Gillibrand seeks a personable, dependable and professional Regional Assistant for the Lower Hudson Valley, New York office. Applicants must be self-motivated team players; able to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality; have strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; and be proficient in Word and Excel. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, office management, meeting with constituents, coordinating and managing the office’s internship program, assisting in events with Senator Gillibrand and representing the office at events across the region. Some evenings and weekends will be required. This is an entry-level position. Candidate must have valid NYS driver’s license and vehicle for required regular regional travel. Past or current residency in New York preferred. Senator Gillibrand’s office is an equal opportunity employer. Please apply online and attach your resume, cover letter, and references to HERE. No calls, please.


 
225262 PRESS SECRETARY -

Senior Republican Senator seeks an experienced communications professional to serve as press secretary in the Washington, D.C. office. The press secretary is an integral member of the press team and will report directly to the communications director. The primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, drafting press releases, op-eds, and speeches, booking and prepping the member for television and radio interviews, and responding to national and local press inquiries. This is not an entry-level position. This position requires impeccable attention to detail, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information. The ideal candidate will have previous Capitol Hill or campaign experience, and a Midwest background or strong connection is preferred. 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.  Required application materials include: (1) a cover letter detailing your interest in the press secretary position, along with a brief description of the qualities that make you a good candidate and (2) a resume outlining your relevant experience. Please send all required materials to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line. 


 
225261 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Northeastern Democratic Senator seeks a Staff Assistant for the Washington, DC office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: answering phone calls, greeting visitors, giving tours, coordinating constituent coffee, and supporting senior staff members. Candidates should be personable, well-organized and work well in a fast-paced, team environment. New England ties preferred. We are an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to nesenatejobs@gmail.com


 
225260 PRESS SECRETARY -

Senior Democratic Senator seeks Press Secretary for Washington D.C. office. Responsibilities will include drafting press releases, statements, and social media; pitching reporters and producers; and planning press conferences and events both in Washington D.C. and in the state. The Press Secretary will report to the Communications Director and work closely with other members of the communications team. The ideal candidate will have strong writing and interpersonal skills, thrive in a teamwork oriented environment, have the ability to handle multiple projects at once, and be able to work on deadline. Occasional travel to the state is required. This is a great opportunity for a committed communications professional to join the office of a Senior Senator. Previous Hill press experience required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225259 HEALTH CARE LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Senior Northeast Democratic Senator on the Finance Committee is seeking a highly motivated individual with demonstrated experience and interest in health care, social services, and women’s issues. A graduate degree and Hill experience is preferred. Other duties include processing incoming mail and drafting outgoing constituent mail. New Jersey ties preferred. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Candidates must be able to meet short deadlines and juggle many priorities in a fast-paced environment, and be a team player with a willingness to pivot quickly to help where the office needs assistance. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample (no more than 2 pages), and 3 references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in subject line.


 
225257 PRESS ASSISTANT -

Senator Tom Udall seeks energetic and detail-oriented Press Assistant 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 and Spanish language skills 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.


 
225254 SENIOR POLICY ADVISOR -

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Ranking Member seeks a Senior Policy Advisor to lead the Committee’s government affairs team. Primary responsibilities include managing staff in the entrepreneurial development and execution of legislative and oversight actions within the Committee’s jurisdiction; preparing the Senator for Committee hearings and markups; meeting with stakeholders; and other associated responsibilities. This portfolio includes: government operations and reform, regulatory reform, federal employment matters, government ethics, spending oversight, environmental policy, and more. This is a senior level position. Management experience is required. Candidates must excel at managing a team, be exceptionally strong writers, detail-oriented, be able to work under tight deadlines, and be able to handle multiple projects at once. Salary will be based on education and experience. The Committee 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 Committee strongly encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to job_application@hsgac.senate.gov with “HSGAC Senior Advisor” in the subject line


 
225253 INTERNS -

Midwest Republican Senator is seeking qualified interns for fall 2019 semester. Duties include but are not limited to: Compiling press clips, conducting tours, running errands, administrative tasks and helping conduct legislative research. Interns will have the opportunity to attend various Congressional hearings and briefings. College credit is available to students in participating programs. Ideal candidates will be detail-oriented and also have strong writing and organizational skills. Midwest ties are preferred but not required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
225251 CLERKSHIP (UNPAID) -

The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations majority (Republican) staff seeks unpaid law clerks for the Fall of 2019. 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 various administrative tasks including answering phone calls and directing meetings to staff. Full-time applicants preferred and part-time applicants welcome. Accommodating of student schedules but prefer at least 15-20 hours per week. Please email resumes with the subject line Fall 2019 Clerkship Application to SenateJobOpenings@gmail.com. Please state your preferred start date and the days and times you are available to work each week in the email


 
225250 COMMUNICATIONS INTERN -

Senior Democratic Senator seeks a communications intern to begin immediately in Washington, D.C. Responsibilities primarily include compiling daily press clips, drafting social media content and press releases, creating graphics, editing videos, and assisting the day-to-day communications operation. Ideal applicant is creative, detail-oriented, a strong writer, and familiar with Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Pro. Intern will work adjusted hours beginning early in the morning to compile daily press clips. If time allows, responsibilities may also include assisting with legislative research, writing responses to constituent inquiries, attending committee hearings, and preparing other briefs on Senate activities. Intern may also be asked to assist with various administrative tasks, such as greeting guests and appointments, answering phones, and filing. Western ties are a plus. Please send your resume, cover letter, and writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225249 PRESS/DIGITAL ASSISTANT -

The Office of U.S. Senator Brian Schatz seeks a Press/Digital Assistant. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: compiling daily press clips, managing digital properties, drafting press releases, advisories, and assisting with research and writing projects. Applicants must have strong writing skills, professional social media and digital experience (graphic design, photo and video editing, etc.), and should be able to handle multiple projects at once. Previous experience on the Hill or in communications strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented team player who is highly motivated and eager to learn. To apply, go to: http://www.schatz.senate.gov/services/jobs


 
225248 FOREIGN POLICY/NATIONAL SECURITY STAFFER -

Northeastern Democratic Senator seeks staffer to advise on matters related to arms control and nonproliferation, foreign policy, and national security. Responsibilities include drafting legislation, memos, talking points, letters, and vote recommendations as well as working with federal agencies, constituents, and stakeholders. Qualified candidates should also be entrepreneurial, possess excellent negotiation and writing skills, and work well in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. This is not an entry-level position. A graduate degree is preferred, however it is not required. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Members of all diverse communities are encouraged to apply. To apply, applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume and two writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov.  


 
225247 CONSTITUENT SERVICES LIAISON -

U.S. Senator John Cornyn’s North Texas Regional Office, located in Dallas, is now accepting resumes for a full-time Constituent Services Liaison to start immediately. A background in government or public service is preferred. Senator Cornyn’s Constituent Services staff works with the Senator to assist Texans having difficulties with various federal agencies. For more information on constituent services, visit the “Help with Federal Agencies” section of Senator Cornyn’s website at http://cornyn.senate.gov/. This entry level position offers a unique opportunity to gain experience and valuable insight into Senate procedure in an office that handles a wide range of issues. The primary duties of the Constituent Services Liaison are: answering constituent telephone calls, sorting constituent mail, ordering office supplies, drafting letters, and assisting the Senator’s Constituent Services casework staff. Full-time paid position: Starting salary $33,000. Qualifications: Four-year college degree, must have graduated by start date; strong written and oral communication skills; proficient in Microsoft Office applications; ability to be self-motivated and flexible while handling multiple tasks; ability to complete tasks quickly and effectively with minimal supervision; able to maintain a positive attitude and possess exceptional interpersonal skills in a deadline-driven work environment. Applicants should submit by email a résumé (with GPA), college transcript, and a cover letter explaining why they are interested in working for Senator John Cornyn to: Office of U.S. Senator John Cornyn ATTN: Michael Gerhart, Deputy Director of Constituent Services 5001 Spring Valley Road, Suite 1125E, Dallas, Texas 75244 972-239-1310 (telephone) 972-239-2110 (fax) dallas_office@cornyn.senate.gov


 
225243 FALL PRESS INTERN -

The Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Minority seeks a Fall Press Intern, starting mid-September, to assist with 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. The position is best suited to those who are highly organized and detail-oriented, able to problem-solve and think on their feet, strong writers, and keen to learn and take on responsibility. It is important that the candidate is genuinely enthusiastic about policy issues in the Committee’s jurisdiction. Applicants should have a strong interest in political communications and digital media. Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud applications and West Virginia ties are a plus. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, two relevant writing samples and sample digital content (if applicable) to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov. Please include the job referral number in the subject line.

 


 
225240 SPEECHWRITER -

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand seeks an experienced speechwriter to join a very active DC-based communications team. The speechwriter’s primary responsibilities will include writing and editing speeches and op-eds, writing statements, quotes, and talking points, and writing and editing other press materials as needed. This individual should have strong writing and editing skills, have impeccable grammar and attention to detail, work well on tight deadlines, and have at least three years of speechwriting experience. Hill, public policy, or strategic communications experience strongly preferred. Senator Gillibrand’s office is an equal opportunity employer. If interested, please apply HERE


 
225236 LEGISLATIVE AIDE (Washington, DC) -

The Office of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) seeks a legislative aide to cover the issues of Armed Services and Veteran Affairs.  This staff member will report to the Senior Advisor for National Security. Responsibilities include assisting the senior advisor with legislative research and writing, brief preparation and staffing the Senator at hearings, policy review, and constituent and policy meetings. The aide will also ensure that grant support letters and responses to constituent letters in these areas are completed and approved.  Candidates must have strong writing skills and an enthusiasm for the portfolio.  Military or veteran affairs experience and prior Congressional experience is strongly preferred. New York ties and experience with the federal grants system is a plus.  Our office is an equal opportunity employer. Apply HERE. No calls, please.


 
225233 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Republican Senator seeks a legislative correspondent to respond to and meet with constituents in the DC office.  Candidates should have a demonstrated record of writing concisely on diverse topics in public policy, law, or politics.  Responsibilities include meeting with a high volume of constituents with plural needs and requests, responding to constituent contacts in writing and in person, managing incoming and outgoing constituent mail systems, adapting to assigned projects in multiple issue areas and executing member and staff research requests under tight time constraints. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest that explains their political and policy perspectives and describes applicable customer service experience and communications skills. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
225232 FALL 2019 INTERNSHIPS -

The Washington, DC office of Senator Ed Markey is seeking qualified part-time or full-time interns for the Fall 2019 term. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students and should be responsible self-starters who possess strong writing, research, and interpersonal skills. Backgrounds in political science, international relations, environmental studies, and communications are all desirable but not required. Massachusetts ties are strongly preferred. Interns will assist with legislative and administrative work by serving Massachusetts constituents, researching legislative initiatives and drafting replies to constituent inquiries. They will regularly be attending committee hearings and briefings, as well as assisting with a variety of legislative or press projects. Interns are assigned to work with senior legislative assistants based on issue interests or expertise.  Paid internships are awarded to low income students or to those who may not otherwise be able to afford to live or work in Washington, D.C. To learn more about the internship program, and how to apply, please visit: https://www.markey.senate.gov/services/internships


 
225231 REGIONAL COORDINATOR - LANSING, MICHIGAN -

Michigan Senator Gary Peters seeks a highly-motivated, organized Regional Coordinator for his Mid-Michigan Regional Office located in Lansing, Michigan.  Working with the Senator’s Mid-Michigan Regional Director, the regional coordinator’s primary duties include handling office administrative tasks, including among other things, answering phones, opening mail, drafting and coordinating correspondence, and managing the office’s internship program. The regional coordinator also assists with representing the senator at meetings and public events, as assigned by the regional director. The position requires some travel to communities throughout the thirteen counties that comprise the Mid-Michigan Region. This includes occasional meetings and events during evenings and weekends. The ideal candidate is personable, dependable, flexible, able to multitask and prioritize, and works well under pressure.  The candidate should have familiarity with the region and an interest in public policy. A background or experience with customer service is preferred, and strong writing and grammar skills are a must. To be successful, he/she should be both self-motivated and able to work independently, but also comfortable working as part of a large, highly-coordinated team. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Interested parties should email a cover letter, resume, references and two writing samples to SenateDemJobs@gmail.com, with “Mid MI RC Position” in the subject line


 
225230 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

A Western Democrat is seeking a Legislative Correspondent (LC) to handle banking, immigration, judiciary, military affairs, and veterans mail portfolio.  Responsibilities include responding to constituent correspondence, providing assistance to senior legislative staff members, and representing the office in constituent meetings. Ideal candidates will possess excellent writing, research, and organizational skills.  Candidates should also have a successful track record working on teams. Capitol Hill experience is a plus. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225214 PRESS INTERN -

The Office of U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) is seeking applicants for an unpaid press internship for the Fall 2019 semester (September-December) in Washington, DC. 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, DC 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. Click here to apply


 
225206 COMMITTEE ARCHIVIST -

Senator Dianne Feinstein, Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is seeking a detail-oriented, organized Archivist for the Committee.  Responsibilities include overseeing the archiving and management of Committee records, and the maintenance of relevant archiving policies and procedures. The Committee Archivist will survey records management practices, recommend and implement improvements, work with staff to maintain textual and electronic records in an appropriate manner, ascertain and ensure the completeness of legislative, oversight, and nominations documentation, prepare inventories of archival transfers, and serve as liaison with the Senate Archivist in transferring records to the Archives and in retrieving records from the Archives. Required professional credentials include a graduate degree in American history or archival/library management, or specialized training at an archival institute.  Experience on Capitol Hill or with the political process is highly desirable, as well as knowledge of the historic role of the Senate Judiciary Committee in executive and judicial nominations, executive branch oversight, and legislative issues. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@feinstein.senate.gov and include “Committee Archivist” in the subject line.


 
225194 MAIL ADMINISTRATOR/SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR -

Democratic Senator looking for someone to fill a multipart role in our office. Duties include overseeing office mail/email (incoming and outgoing), creating mail reports for Senator’s review, maintaining constituent service tracking system and training new staff on its use, uploading files and press releases to office website, maintaining office computers and troubleshooting other tech issues for DC and state staff, and responsibility for evaluating and writing support letters for entities seeking federal grants, maintaining grants database and responding to constituents on grant issues. Salary negotiable and dependent on prior experience. This is an equal opportunity office and diverse candidates are encouraged. Mid-Atlantic ties a plus. No phone calls or drop ins. Please email a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
225193 MOUNTAIN STATE PRESS INTERNSHIP (FALL SEMESTER) -

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.*


 
225187 SCHEDULING ASSISTANT -

Western Democratic Senator is seeking a detail oriented individual to serve as Scheduling Assistant in our Washington, DC office. Successful candidates will demonstrate outstanding interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, and be able to prioritize and follow through on multiple tasks in a high pressure/fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, reading, categorizing and vetting incoming meeting requests and invitations; maintaining all scheduling files; coordinating room reservations, scheduling meetings with constituents; and ensuring proper advance work is done for Senator’s DC events. Candidates must be organized, able to exercise sound judgment and discretion and be professional at all times. Previous Congressional work experience and scheduling or executive assistant experience is 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.


 
225176 PROCTOR -

The United States Senate Page Program seeks a Proctor for page residence which houses high school students from across the nation. Duties include supervising students, enforcing rules, and planning activities. Bachelor's degree required. Experience working with adolescents or as a resident assistant preferred. Compensation includes competitive salary and federal benefits. This is a full-time, live-in position. Applicants must have flexible schedules which permit evening, overnight, and weekend assignments. Work schedule is particularly conducive for individuals currently enrolled, or considering pursuit of a degree granting program. To apply, visit https://sen.gov/NN1Y and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act. 


 
225166 POLICY ANALYST -

Midwestern Democratic Senator seeks Policy Analyst to work on tax and economic issues. In coordination with the Senator’s Tax Counsel, this position involves coordinating Democratic caucus activities and messaging related to tax issues. It also includes preparing the Senator for hearings, drafting legislation and constituent correspondence, providing vote recommendations and representing the Senator in meetings with constituents and outside stakeholders. Candidates should have a strong understanding of tax policy and the ability to communicate complex tax issues to a general audience. Previous experience working for a member of Congress is must. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225162 LEGISLATIVE AND PRESS INTERNSHIPS -

The office of Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) is currently seeking interns for his Washington, D.C., office for upcoming sessions. 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. College credit is available. There are a limited number of scholarships available for those with demonstrated financial need. The ideal candidates are energetic, resourceful and able to effectively multitask in a fast- paced environment. Interested candidates should submit their application using the Office Application Manager at https://oampublic.senate.gov/constituent/login/6a50d9c9-59c0-45e4-8bb2-3b7ef1742316. Applications are reviewed and offers can be made on an ongoing basis. Information about the internship program, along with the application, can be found online at https://www.merkley.senate.gov/services/students/internships


 
225159 PRESS SECRETARY -

Conservative Senator seeks an experienced communicator to serve as press secretary. The press secretary will report directly to the communications director and assist in the day to day operations of the press shop. These include, but are not limited to, drafting press releases, booking and prepping the member for television and radio interviews, managing social media platforms, responding to press inquiries, and placing op-eds. This is not an entry-level position. The ideal candidate will have previous Capitol Hill experience and have the ability to quickly develop intellectual proficiency on a wide array of legislative issues as needed. Please email a cover letter and resume to gopsenatejobs@gmail.com


 
225158 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

A Western Democrat is seeking a Legislative Assistant (LA) to manage the banking, housing, tax, budget, and economic development portfolio for a Banking Committee member.  Candidates should have Hill experience along with an extensive background working on banking and economic policy issues. Responsibilities include executing the Senator’s policy agenda, staffing the Senator in meetings and hearings, providing policy and vote recommendations, drafting bills and letters, and communicating with stakeholders and constituents.  Ideal candidates will have strong oral and written communication skills and an excellent track record working on teams. Candidates should also have experience breaking down complex financial services issues into relatable terms. Interested applicants should send resumes to senate_employment@saa.senate.govindicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225156 CONSTITUENT SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE -

Senator Edward J. Markey seeks a Constituent Services Representative for his Boston office. Responsibilities include managing a significant casework portfolio, liaising with federal agencies, conducting outreach, some advance functions, and assisting with various special projects. Applicants must be organized, detail-oriented, and have a strong interest in public service. In addition, applicants should have at least a Bachelor’s degree, excellent oral and written communication skills, and good humor. Ties to Massachusetts are required. If interested in the position, please email a 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.


 
225145 FALL 2019 INTERNSHIPS (BOSTON, MA) -

The Boston office of Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) is currently hiring interns for the fall 2019 semester. Intern responsibilities include: managing intake of constituent correspondence and casework; answering phone calls and assisting office visitors; completing short- and long-term research projects; and assisting staff with various administrative tasks and special projects. Applicants should be self-motivated, have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, a strong writing ability, and an interest in public service. Ties to Massachusetts are strongly preferred. Information about the internship program, including the application details, can be found here: https://www.markey.senate.gov/services/internships


 
225139 PAID INTERNSHIPS -

Senator Dan Sullivan is looking for exceptional Alaskan college students and recent college graduates to join his team in Washington, D.C. Our internship is an excellent way to explore possible career options while gaining valuable life experience that can further your future professional pursuits. Students can expect to work 40 hours a week as a paid temporary employee. Duties will include legislative research, writing constituent correspondence, attending committee hearings and more. This program is eligible for university credit. Amounts may vary, please inquire with your academic advisor. Ideal candidates will be assertive and have excellent communication, research and writing skills. They should also have in depth knowledge of Alaska, the ability to multitask and meet deadlines. To apply, please fill out and  submit your application here: https://www.sullivan.senate.gov/services/internships 


 
225133 INTERN -

A southern Republican office is seeking interns in his Washington, D.C. office for the FALL of 2019. Interns will assist staff members with administrative, legislative and communications work. Typical intern duties include answering constituent calls, opening and sorting constituent mail, giving tours, etc. along with working with the Senator and his staff on research and legislation. Internships are open to undergraduate students and recent college graduates. Preference is given to applicants with southern ties. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225132 STAFF ASSISTANT -

The Office of U.S. Senator Gary Peters seeks an ambitious staff assistant for its Detroit office. This position will help with front office duties including answering phones, greeting constituents and completing grant and commemorative letters. Additionally, this position will provide support to the outreach and casework staff; candidates will need an upbeat attitude in addition to being organized and detail oriented. Ideal candidates will have a college degree, demonstrated excellent writing skills, and enjoy working as part of a team. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. To apply, please email cover letter, resume and three writing samples to senatemichiganjobs@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, sexual orientation, or gender identity


 
225126 REGIONAL DIRECTOR -

Senator Casey seeks a Regional Director for his Pittsburgh office to oversee regional outreach in southwest Pennsylvania under the direction of the Outreach Director and State Director.  This individual will manage the smooth operation of the Pittsburgh office and the work of its staff; act as the Senator's liaison to government, community and constituent groups and civic leaders; monitor local developments, opinions and concerns in the region; represent the Senator at community events; as well as other duties assigned. The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communications skills, a demonstrated capability to generate new ideas, past management experience, and the ability to manage multiple projects at a time.  Qualified applicants will have several years of experience in government and/or community outreach, media relations, solid ties to Pittsburgh and/or southwestern Pennsylvania, and a strong knowledge of local issues, geography and demographics. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “SWPA Regional Director.”  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. Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to participate effectively in the application or hiring processes are encouraged to request an accommodation at any time during those processes. Requests for accommodation should be directed to open_positions@casey.senate.gov.


 
225125 SPECIAL ASSISTANT FOR COMMUNITY OUTREACH (New York, NY) -

U.S. Senator Gillibrand seeks a Special Assistant for Community Outreach in New York City. Applicants must be self-motivated team players who are able to exercise discretion and multi-task effectively, must have a strong knowledge of local issues impacting the five boroughs of New York City and experience working with religious leaders and diverse community organizations. Responsibilities include representing the Senator at civic and community meetings, tracking and providing policy analysis on key issues; building and organizing intergovernmental partnerships; executing government program workshops and staffing the Senator as needed. Position requires some work on nights and weekends.  Applicants should have excellent written and oral communication skills, an undergraduate degree and media relations experience is preferred. Previous experience working in a local government office and current residency in New York City is also preferred. Senator Gillibrand’s office is an equal opportunity employer. APPLY HERE. No calls, please.


 
225110 IMMIGRATION COUNSEL -

Senior Democratic member of the Judiciary Committee seeks a Counsel to handle immigration and other issues as assigned. Significant Immigration Experience required and JD required. 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. Responsibilities will also include, but are not limited to: planning legislative strategy, coalition building, preparing for hearings, and writing memos, speeches, and talking points. This is not an entry-level position-- please no recent graduates. Significant Hill/political experience preferred. Please e-mail resume to vacancies@email.senate.gov and include “Immigration Counsel Position” in the subject line.


 
225108 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Western Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant to oversee agricultural, housing, and fisheries issues. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing legislative and policy proposals, engagement with and oversight of federal agencies, drafting policy memoranda, interacting with constituents and portfolio meetings, and preparing for Congressional hearings and floor action. Applicants should have a knowledge of agricultural, housing, and fisheries issues, as well as deep familiarity with policymaking within Congress. They must also possess excellent written and oral communications skills, have a passion to learn, and an ability to work comfortably within fast-pace environments. This is not an entry-level position. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, uniformed service, genetic information, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), or any other factor. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: SenatePersonalOffice@gmail.com. The application window for this position closes on Wednesday, June 26


 
225092 PRESS SECRETARY -

U.S. Senator Jon Tester seeks a Press Secretary to join a fast-paced communications team. Responsibilities include serving as an on-the-record spokesperson, drafting speeches, statements, memos, and other press materials including releases and advisories; executing short and long-term press plans; pitching stories, and preparing and staffing the Senator for media interviews. Duties also include maintaining strong relationships with local reporters, and conducting stakeholder outreach. Ideal candidates will be detail-oriented self-starters who have on-record experience, expert writing skills, and the ability to execute a high-quality product and generate positive coverage under tight deadlines. This position reports to the Communications Director and is based in Washington, DC. Montana ties strongly preferred. Please email a cover letter and resume to testerpressjobs@gmail.com by Wednesday, June 5th to apply


 
225084 OVERSIGHT PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER -

Ranking Democrat on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee is seeking a Professional Staff Member to conduct oversight of federal agencies in the Committee’s jurisdiction. The primary duties of this position will include conducting oversight of U.S. EPA, the General Services Administration, and other agencies within the Committee’s jurisdiction to look into agency decision making, wasteful or ineffective government spending, agency travel and ethics policy compliance by agency officials, evaluating and developing a recommended approach for processing nominees referred to the Committee, developing and advancing legislative strategies for addressing and remedying wasteful spending and other problems revealed through oversight, meeting with stakeholders, whistleblowers, and IGs of federal agencies, and preparing the Senator for subcommittee and full committee hearings within the staff’s portfolio. The ideal candidate should have a mix of legislative and oversight experience; experience investigating agency decisions and waste, fraud and abuse; strong writing and communication skills; and an interest in and ability to work on environmental and public works matters. This is not an entry level position. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov  indicating job referral number in the subject line. 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.


 
225075 DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY -

Senior Democratic Senator and Ranking Member of a Committee seeks Deputy Press Secretary for fast-paced communications office. Duties include compiling daily clips; managing press list; responding to press inquiries; drafting press releases, advisories, speeches, talking points, and other written materials; helping to put together and pitch press events; pitching stories;  research support; and other projects. Digital media content creation and general digital media support will also be an important responsibility. Ideal applicant is detail-oriented, highly motivated, a strong and fast writer, very hard worker, and team player who is willing to pick up pieces of projects when needed as well as take ownership of projects and see them through to completion. Previous communications experience or other relevant experience required. Experience writing social media content is preferred. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, color, age, religion, national origin, or disability. Please send cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to westerndemcomms@gmail.com with the subject line "deputy press secretary."


 
225065 FALL 2019 INTERNSHIPS -

The office of Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD) is currently seeking interns for his Washington, D.C., office for the fall 2019 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. College credit is available. 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


 
225064 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Aide to focus on tax and trade portfolio.  Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, attending constituent meetings, conducting research, drafting memos and talking points, tracking legislation, and working closely with legislative assistant, state staff and a robust press operation.  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. Individual must be knowledgeable of current legislative and non-legislative issues, and have a thorough understanding of the legislative process.  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: Tax Leg Aide in the subject line.


 
225063 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Aide to focus on energy, environment and FEMA portfolio.  Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, attending constituent meetings, conducting research, drafting memos and talking points, tracking legislation, and working closely with legislative assistant, state staff and a robust press operation.  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. Individual must be knowledgeable of current legislative and non-legislative issues, and have a thorough understanding of the legislative process.  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: Environment Leg Aide in the subject line. 


 
225047 COUNSEL/PROFESSIONAL STAFF -

Democratic Senator on the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee seeks a Counsel/Professional staff. 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 knowledge of the National Labor Relations Act, Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, the Service Contract Act, and other employment law statutes. They must also 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. CLOSES May 17. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: HELPDemsJob@gmail.com. The Office is an equal employment opportunity employer in accordance with the requirements of Senate Rules, regulations and applicable federal laws. The Office does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, uniformed service, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other factors


 
225034 SUMMER LABOR LAW CLERK -

The Democratic staff of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee staff is currently accepting applications for labor law clerks. 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. 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. Previous experience in government is not required but candidates should have a general understanding of the legislative process. Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and one legal writing sample no longer than 3 pages to InternshipD@help.senate.gov


 
225019 REGIONAL COORDINATOR - BAY REGION, MICHIGAN -

Michigan Senator Gary Peters seeks a highly-motivated, organized Regional Coordinator for his Bay Regional Office located in Saginaw, Michigan.  Working with the Senator’s Bay Regional Director, the regional coordinator’s primary duties include handling office administrative tasks, including among other things, answering phones, opening mail, drafting and coordinating correspondence, and managing the office internship program. The regional coordinator also assists with representing the senator at meetings and public events, as assigned by the regional director. The position requires some travel to communities throughout the seven counties that comprise the Bay Region. This includes occasional meetings and events during evenings and weekends. The ideal candidate is personable, dependable, flexible, able to multitask and prioritize, and works well under pressure.  The candidate should have familiarity with the Bay Region and an interest in public policy. A background or experience with customer service is preferred, and strong writing and grammar skills are a must. To be successful, he/she should be both self-motivated and able to work independently, but also comfortable working as part of a large, highly-coordinated team. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Interested parties should email a cover letter, resume, references and writing sample to SenateDemJobs@gmail.com, with “Bay MI RC Position” in the subject line


 
224976 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Correspondent to cover a variety of domestic policy issues. This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and strong organization skills. The LC must be able to meet tight deadlines while managing multiple projects at once. Responsibilities include responding to constituent mail, assisting legislative staff, and representing the office in constituent meetings. Ideal applicants will show enthusiasm for public service and a willingness to work as part of a team. Capitol Hill background preferred. Please e-mail resume, cover letter, and writing sample to legiscorrespsenate19@gmail.com


 
224972 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 DC Press Internship Application which can be found at: HERE.


 
224966 SPRING/SUMMER PRESS INTERN -

Democratic Leader, Charles E. Schumer’s press office has immediate openings for spring/summer interns in Washington, DC office. 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 daily operations of a very active press office.  Applicants must work well under pressure, have excellent written and oral communication skills and a desire to learn.  Previous experience is not required, but candidates with Northeast ties, who have an interest in communications and a general understanding of government are encouraged to apply.  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.  Paid internships are available to interns who have been accepted into the internship program and are able to certify financial need and meet eligibility criteria. If interested,  please apply here


 
224958 DIGITAL DIRECTOR -

Western Democrat seeks a creative, detail-oriented, and savvy Digital Director to join an aggressive communications team. Primary responsibilities include developing a long-term digital strategy, producing social media content, creating graphics and videos, managing the website, running the e-mail program, coordinating digital messaging with outside groups and other member offices, and analyzing online performance. Interested applicants should have strong writing skills, an innovative approach, and can thrive in a fast-paced, demanding environment. This position requires a thorough understanding of how to incorporate digital communications into a Senator’s goals in D.C. and in the state, as well as how to engage on complex issues to multiple audiences. Three to five years of experience, including Capitol Hill and/or campaign experience, preferred. The  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. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. TO APPLY: Please email a cover letter, resume, and five digital/writing samples, including: one original graphic, one original video, one writing sample (e-mail or other example), and work within a social media campaign to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. 


 
224919 DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY -

Democratic Senator from the Pacific Northwest seeks Deputy Press Secretary based in Washington, D.C office. Duties include compiling daily clips; managing press list; responding to press inquiries; drafting press releases, advisories, speeches, talking points, scripts and other written materials; helping to put together and pitch state press events; pitching stories; and research support. Digital media content creation and general digital media support will also be an important responsibility. Ideal applicant is detail-oriented, highly motivated, a strong and fast writer, very hard worker, and team player who is willing to pick up pieces of projects when needed as well as take ownership of projects and see them through to completion. Some travel will be required. Previous communications experience or other relevant experience required. Strong writing skills required. Pacific Northwest experience or connections preferred. 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. Please send cover letter, resume, and three writing samples to westerndemcomms@gmail.com with the subject line "deputy press secretary."


 
224870 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT/COUNSEL -

Senior Republican Senator is seeking a legislative assistant or counsel to handle a portfolio of issues, including: agriculture, nutrition, appropriations, firearms, government reform, space policy/NASA, small business, federal welfare programs, and child support. The Senator represents a State with a large and influential agricultural community. Ideal candidate will have at least 3-5 years of experience handling agriculture issues (and related committee work) for a Republican Member of Congress as a legislative assistant, counsel, professional staff member, or other similar position. Graduate degree preferred, but not required. Please send resumes to: SenateAgricultureLA@gmail.com.     


 
224833 REPUBLICAN TAX ADVISOR -

Republican Senator on Senate Finance Committee seeks experienced tax advisor. Ideal candidate will have private sector tax experience and a minimum of five years as a tax attorney, CPA, or economist. Candidates from relevant Federal government tax/economic agencies or think tanks are also encouraged to apply. Please e-mail resume and cover letter detailing interest and tax experience to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224711 SENIOR POLICY ADVISOR -

Senior Democratic Member is currently seeking an experienced legislative professional with six or more years of policy experience to handle a portfolio that will cover issues related to energy, transportation and infrastructure, and housing.  Prior experience working on Capitol Hill or in the Executive Branch required.  A working knowledge of the statutes the Departments of Energy and Commerce are also required.  In addition, the position requires excellent oral and written communications skills; strong interpersonal skills; comprehensive knowledge of the legislative process; and strong negotiation and analytical skills.  Northwest ties are preferred.  The ideal candidate will be a demonstrated team player with the ability to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines.  This is a full-term position and salary will be commensurate with experience.  Our office 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.  This office does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or uniformed services.  To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: legislativeshop@gmail.com.