Revised: December 11, 2019 at 02:52 PM

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225519 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Aide to focus on banking and housing 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: Banking/Housing Leg Aide in the subject line.


 
225518 SPRING PRESS 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 spring 2020. 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 work at least 20 hours a week from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Prior internship experience in press and government preferred but not required. Apply here.


 
225517 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Moderate Democratic Senator seeks highly motivated Legislative Correspondent for health and education policy. The portfolio includes domestic health programs and issues, such as Medicare, Medicaid, and access to affordable coverage, care, and prescription drugs; early childhood, K–12, and postsecondary education; global health; and national service. Duties include writing constituent correspondence, supporting the health and education policy team, researching and writing legislation, drafting memos for the Senator, meeting with groups and constituents, and staffing the Senator. Exceptional writing and communication skills are a must, as is an enthusiasm for working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. Ideal candidates will have ties to Delaware, professional experience in health care and/or education, and hold a degree in a directly relevant field. Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225516 LAW CLERKS -

The office of the Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member (Senator Wyden, D-OR) is seeking one or more part-time oversight law clerks for the spring of 2020 (January-May). This position is unpaid, and filled on a rolling basis. The Committee seeks individuals with specific interests in tax, health care, international trade, anti-money laundering, and other oversight issues. Oversight law clerks routinely assist with legal and legislative research projects, hearings, document review, letter drafting, and other substantive assignments and administrative tasks. No specific major or program is required, but candidates currently enrolled in law school are preferred. 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. Applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, 1-2 page writing sample, and two references to Democratic_Internships@finance.senate.gov. In the subject line, please indicate your area(s) of interest in an oversight clerkship. In the body of the email, please indicate your availability. Should additional questions arise, please contact the Democratic Internship Coordinator at the email above, or at (202) 224-1793.


 
225515 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Midwestern Republican Senator seeks Health LA, with knowledge of telecom policy a plus. Ideal candidates will have Capitol Hill experience and possess strong writing and communication skills. Please submit resume, cover letter and writing sample to resumesgop@gmail.com.


 
225514 INTERNS -

Montana Republican Senator seeks interns for the spring semester. Responsibilities include assisting with constituent correspondence, conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol building and supporting the press, legislative, scheduling and administrative staff.  Candidates should possess a strong work ethic, and be both proactive and professional.  Candidates with ties to Montana are strongly encouraged to apply.  This internship is paid, and applicants should be available January - May. Please send a resume and cover letter to amber_heinz@daines.senate.gov with “Interns” in the subject line.


 
225513 STAFF ASSISTANT -

The job responsibilities include but are not limited to: managing front office operations, professionally corresponding with a heavy flow of incoming constituent calls and visits, tour and flag requests, managing interns, and basic office administration functions. The ideal candidate would have close ties to the mid-Atlantic region, prior Hill intern experience. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225512 STAFF ASSISTANT - SACRAMENTO -

Democratic Senator is seeking a Staff Assistant in the Sacramento office.  The position will report to the District Director and will be responsible for leading office operations. Responsibilities will include sorting physical and electronic mail, coordinating constituent tour requests, answering phones, greeting office visitors, and various general administrative duties. This is an entry-level position the ideal candidate will be a dependable, detail-oriented, and highly-motivated individual with excellent organizational, oral and written skills. A strong knowledge of local issues, geography, and demographics. Qualified applicants are personable, flexible, highly organized, dependable, and able to multitask and prioritize, and work well under pressure. They are also self-motivated, punctual, and are comfortable working both independently and as part of a team. Strong writing and grammar skills are a critical must. Previous legislative or customer service experience is preferred. 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. Senator Harris’ office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, uniformed service, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factors prohibited by applicable federal law.


 
225511 STAFF ASSISTANT - SAN FRANCISCO -

Democratic Senator is seeking a Staff Assistant in the San Francisco office.  The position will report to the District Director and will be responsible for leading office operations. Responsibilities will include sorting physical and electronic mail, coordinating constituent tour requests, answering phones, greeting office visitors, and various general administrative duties. This is an entry-level position the ideal candidate will be a dependable, detail-oriented, and highly-motivated individual with excellent organizational, oral and written skills. A strong knowledge of local issues, geography, and demographics. Qualified applicants are personable, flexible, highly organized, dependable, and able to multitask and prioritize, and work well under pressure. They are also self-motivated, punctual, and are comfortable working both independently and as part of a team. Strong writing and grammar skills are a critical must. Previous legislative or customer service experience is preferred. 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. Senator Harris’ office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, uniformed service, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factors prohibited by applicable federal law.


 
225510 STAFF ASSISTANT - LOS ANGELES -

Democratic Senator is seeking a Staff Assistant/ Assistant Field Representative in the Los Angeles office.The position will report to the District Director and will be principally responsible for leading office operations. Responsibilities will include sorting physical and electronic mail, coordinating constituent tour requests, answering phones, coordinating office meetings, greeting office visitors, coordinating interns, attending meetings and various general administrative duties. This is an entry-level position the ideal candidate will be a dependable, detail-oriented, and highly-motivated individual with excellent organizational, oral and written skills. A strong knowledge of local issues, geography, and demographics. Qualified applicants are personable, flexible, highly organized, dependable, and able to multitask and prioritize, and work well under pressure. They are also self-motivated, punctual, and are comfortable working both independently and as part of a team. Strong writing and grammar skills are a critical must. Previous legislative or customer service experience is preferred. 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. Senator Harris’ office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, uniformed service, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factors prohibited by applicable federal law.


 
225509 ARCHIVING INTERNSHIP -

The U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry is seeking an intern to assist with archival work. Responsibilities will include: Creating inventories, processing paper records, arranging and describing records, research projects. Qualified applicants should be familiar with archival theories and practices, have strong organizational and communication skills, and be detail oriented. The internship is for the 2020 spring semester, available for either a stipend or education credit. Start and end dates, hours, and length of internship are flexible to accommodate school and/or other part-time positions. This is a non-designated position, not affiliated with a political party. Interested individuals should send a resume and cover letter to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov.


 
225508 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


 
225507 DEPUTY COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -

Democratic Senator from the Pacific Northwest seeks creative and industrious Deputy Communications Director to help create and implement bold communications plans and media campaigns. Duties include forming and maintaining press relationships, staffing the Senator at events with media coverage, and working with the Communications Director to spearhead the implementation of the office’s strategic communications objectives. The Deputy Communications Director will work with the rest of the communications team to draft press releases, media advisories, talking points, remarks, op-eds, and other documents. This is not an entry-level position. At least 3 years of press experience is required. The ideal candidate will approach the work with a scrappy mindset and the resolve to overcome obstacles to accomplish ambitious goals. Other requirements include a demonstrated ability to coordinate complex projects, a willingness to work long and irregular hours, an ability to speak in simple terms about complicated subject matter, a familiarity with digital communications, and an eagerness to learn and to coach others. Applicants must have strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills. Washington state connections and Hill experience preferred. Travel required, sometimes on short notice. Please submit a resume and cover letter by December 11, though earlier is appreciated to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line. In the cover letter, please tell us about a challenging communications plan/campaign that you executed especially well.


 
225506 DIGITAL ASSISTANT -

The Senate Democratic Media Center (SDMC) seeks a Digital Assistant to join a team tasked with helping communicate the message and values of the entire Democratic Caucus. The Digital Assistant will work with videographers, editors, designers, and Democratic leadership to promote the Senate Democrats’ brand across traditional and social media platforms. RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: assisting with the production of video shoots; managing live-stream graphics; captioning videos; juggle daily, tight-turnaround projects with longer-term projects. IDEAL CANDIDATES WOULD POSSESS: detail oriented with strong organizational skills, ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously; experience with technical aspects of video production, from shooting to editing; ability to both take direction and also actively pitch original creative ideas; familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite. 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 a cover letter, resume, and work samples to employment@email.senate.gov. Please include the title “Digital Assistant” in the subject line.


 
225505 PAID INTERNSHIP -

Senate Republican office seeks full time interns for spring internship.  Duties include research, compiling press clips, answering phones, greeting guests, and assisting with audio and video recording equipment. Experience working within a television, video, or digital media production environment is a plus. This is a fast-paced office; candidates must have the ability to manage priorities, meet deadlines, and work well within a multi-tasking environment.  Candidates with previous Hill experience and recent college graduates are encouraged to apply. This position is paid. To apply, please email a resume, cover letter, and references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. Applications missing any of the required criteria will not be considered.


 
225504 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Midwest Republican Senator is seeking a Legislative Correspondent to assist the Legislative Assistant responsible for the energy, environment, and agriculture portfolio. Responsibilities include responding to constituent mail, meeting with constituents, preparing meeting materials, and conducting research on policies within the portfolio. A qualified candidate possesses excellent writing and research skills, pays close attention to detail, and works well in a team environment. Midwest ties, Capitol Hill experience, and knowledge in these issues areas are strongly preferred. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225503 COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT -

Democratic Senator seeks an assistant to support an active communications team that works to highlight the Senator’s works in state and on Capitol Hill. The ideal applicant will have exceptional attention to detail, creative thinking skills, and the desire to be a team player who is able to balance multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. In addition to strong writing and organization skills, candidates must possess strong graphic design and video skills – experience working with Adobe Photoshop and Final Cut Pro or similar software is necessary. Applicants must also have a valid driver’s license and the ability to travel around the state. Interested parties should send resume, cover letter, and examples of previous digital work to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov with the job referral number in the subject line. The office is an equal opportunity employer.


 
225502 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Western Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant to cover energy and environmental issues. The position requires substantial experience in climate change and energy policy, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, knowledge of the legislative process, and strong negotiation and analytical skills. Additional duties include developing and executing legislative initiatives; developing long term policy priorities, monitoring of legislative developments; representing the Senator; working with stakeholders; preparing materials for meetings, briefings, and events; working with state staff; and coordinating closely with staff and the Senator. This position requires the ability to work well under pressure and in a 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. 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.


 
225501 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, 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.


 
225500 SPRING 2020 HELP COMMITTEE LABOR LAW CLERKS -

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), Office of the Ranking Member, seeks unpaid law clerks for the spring of 2020. 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 and law clerk responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting Committee staff in performing office duties, conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memorandums, and assisting in hearing preparation. Interns and law clerks play a key role in the office and will work closely with senior policy advisors and counsels. HELP Committee: The HELP Committee works on a wide range of issues in the areas of health, education, labor, workforce, pensions, and oversight. Please specify within your application which office or offices you would prefer to work in. 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. Openings: Labor Policy Law Clerks: clerkship open to current law students or recent law school graduates who have an interest in 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. Applications: Interested applicants should apply to this position by submitting a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and application form found on the OAM website. New users will have to sign up on the OAM portal to apply. Please indicate your availability. Qualified applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis. This office is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity or sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, gender, uniformed service, genetic information, or any other factor


 
225499 TAX LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT/COUNSEL -

Conservative Republican Senator on the Joint Economic Committee seeks a legislative assistant or counsel to handle tax, trade, housing, and economic policy issues. This position includes preparing the Senator for hearings, drafting legislation and representing the Senator in meetings with constituents and outside stakeholders. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and results oriented individual who has a strong background in tax policy and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment. Previous Hill experience with a focus on tax and economic policy 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.


 
225498 STAFF ASSISTANT -

The Office of Senator Tammy Duckworth seeks a Staff Assistant for the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phones; welcoming constituents; greeting meeting attendees; managing the general office email account, voicemail system and the conference room reservation system; coordinating tour and flag requests; assisting with the processing of incoming and outgoing correspondence; assisting with management of the legislative archives; and assisting the legislative team by attending briefings, writing memos and conducting research. Qualified applicants must have outstanding written and verbal communication skills and be well organized. The Office of Senator Tammy Duckworth is an equal opportunity employer. Please contact us for any accommodations needed in the application process. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
225497 SPRING 2020 INTERNS -

A southern Republican office is seeking interns in his Washington, D.C. office for the Spring of 2020. 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.


 
225496 SEATTLE OUTREACH DIRECTOR -

United States Senator Patty Murray seeks Seattle Outreach Director to serve as a liaison with local governments, constituents, industry groups and leaders in the city of Seattle.  Responsibilities include: attending local events in Seattle; advising the Senator on key community developments and concerns; writing briefings, updates and letters; planning outreach activities; corresponding and meeting with community leaders; coordinating with Senator Murray’s policy and communications teams; communicating on behalf of the Senator; and other duties as assigned. The ideal candidate has experience working in the Seattle community, is a team player, proactive, an excellent listener, great at communicating and connecting with people, and a problem solver. 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: SenatorMurrayStateOfficeJobs@gmail.com  The application window for this position closes on December 20th, 2019


 
225495 NON-DESIGNATED ATTORNEY -

The Senate Committee on Rules and Administration seeks an attorney for a full-time counsel position. This position will be responsible for providing legal advice, counsel, and oversight on a high volume of legislative branch appropriations, contracting, and other matters. This is a non-partisan position that requires the ability to serve the Senate equally and to refrain from political or partisan activity.  Candidates must possess outstanding organization and analytical skills and communicate clearly and effectively in a written or oral format.  Candidates must also demonstrate good judgment in evaluating the sensitive matters that come before the Committee and have the ability to prioritize competing responsibilities. Candidates must be licensed to practice law in at least one U.S. jurisdiction and are expected to maintain an active law license. Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable:  federal appropriations law (legislative branch preferred); administrative law; federal contracting regulations, best practices, and bid protests; corporate and government finance; accounting; and auditing. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The position is not open to current law students or to attorneys with less than three years of post-law school experience. Please email resume, proof of bar membership, cover letter, and a short writing sample of no more than five pages to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov. Indicate the job referral number in the subject line. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Application materials will be reviewed as they are received, and the position will be filled once a qualified applicant is identified.


 
225494 SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON REPRESENTATIVE -

United States Senator Patty Murray seeks Southwest Washington Representative in her Vancouver office. Responsibilities include Veterans outreach and day to day case management of Veterans  and other constituent service in the Southwest Washington region. There will be close interaction and coordination with Senator Murray’s policy team. The ideal candidate has experience working with veterans communities or Veterans Administration, an understanding of Congressional offices and strong ties to Washington state.  Additionally, the individual will be a team player, excellent communicator, problem solver and possess strong writing skills. 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: SenatorMurrayStateOfficeJobs@gmail.com  The application window for this position closes Friday, December 13, 2019


 
225493 INVESTIGATIONS COUNSEL -

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Minority Senator seeks a Counsel to support the Committee’s oversight and investigations function.  Primary responsibilities include the entrepreneurial development and execution of oversight and investigations within the Committee’s jurisdiction; conducting research; drafting reports and correspondence; preparing the Senator for Committee hearings; meeting with stakeholders; and other associated administrative responsibilities. Candidates must be exceptionally strong writers, detail-oriented, be able to work under tight deadlines, and be able to handle multiple projects at once.  Candidates should have experience with congressional or law enforcement investigations. 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 encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to job_application@hsgac.senate.gov with “INVESTIGATIONS COUNSEL” in the subject line


 
225492 COMMITTEE STAFF ASSISTANT -

The Democratic staff of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee is seeking a Staff Assistant to handle administrative tasks, answer phones, greet office visitors, manage interns, distribute mail, and support committee staff as well as the Office Manager and Staff Director. Qualified applicants must be outgoing and dependable with excellent organizational and communication skills. 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 Staff Assistant” in the subject line


 
225491 SENIOR COUNSEL/PROFESSIONAL STAFF -

Democratic Ranking Member of a high-profile Committee seeking qualified candidates to lead aviation policy work. 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 significant understanding of the aviation industry. They must have a record of being proactive, demonstrating initiative. They must also work well under pressure, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and demonstrate leadership capabilities. The position requires strategic thinking and the ability to work independently as well as within a team. Legislative experience a big plus.  An ideal candidate would have a connection to the PNW. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225490 RESEARCH ASSISTANT -

Democratic Ranking Member of a high-profile Committee seeking qualified candidates to support work on surface transportation policy issues. Responsibilities include keeping abreast of legislative and policy developments, researching and drafting memoranda, and providing administration support to Committee professional staff. The candidate will also be responsible for answering phone calls, greeting front office visitors, and scheduling stakeholder meetings. Ideal candidates are highly organized, motivated, and comfortable in a fast-paced environment. Prior Hill experience is a plus. An ideal candidate would have a connection to the PNW. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225489 SCHEDULING ASSISTANT -

The Office of Senator Tammy Duckworth is hiring a Scheduling Assistant in Washington, DC. This is a TEMPORARY POSITION. The target start date for this role is January 2020 and the end date is 06/30/2020. While the position is temporary and for a specific period of time, as an appointed Senate employee, the position is at will. Responsibilities include: managing the DC invitation process, preparing the Senator’s daily briefings and nightly binder, booking the Senator’s flights and assisting the Scheduler and Scheduling Director. Excellent organization, adaptability in a fast-paced environment, attention to detail and strong written and oral communication skills are required. Prior congressional office experience preferred. The Office of Senator Tammy Duckworth is an equal opportunity employer. Please contact us for any accommodations needed in the application process. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225486 PRESS SECRETARY -

Republican Senator seeks a Press Secretary. Responsibilities include:

  • Drafting communications materials (news releases, statements, talking points, briefing documents, etc.)
  • Helping field press inquiries and speaking on-the-record on behalf of the Senator
  • Booking TV and radio interviews in concert with in-state press secretary
  • Creative digital messaging projects

Ideal candidates would possess:

  • Midwest ties
  • Robust relationships with national and DC based media
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • The ability to comprehend and summarize complex legislation quickly
  • A proven ability to perform under pressure while juggling multiple tasks
  • Two years of on-the-record experience
  • Must be comfortable working collaboratively to execute a broad communications strategy

Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
225485 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Senior Democratic Senator seeks experienced Legislative Assistant to handle education, health, nutrition, disabilities, aging, welfare, arts and other human service issues.  Responsibilities include staffing committee meetings, drafting legislation and amendments, preparing talking points and interacting with constituent groups, federal agencies and private sector stakeholders. Strong background in these policy areas, in-depth understanding of the legislative process, and strong written and oral communications skills are required. Hill or relevant professional experience strongly preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225484 SPEECHWRITER/WRITER -

Democratic Senator seeks top notch writer for key office position. Duties include working with closely with Senator and subject matter experts to on speeches, articles for publication, congressional testimony, and related material on a wide variety of topics and formats. Serves as team lead for written review processes. Other duties include writing and editing short articles for medium and overseeing other digital content. Position requires strong analytical, writing, editing, research and proofreading skills as well as working knowledge of Congress. Ideal candidate will have extensive work-related experience including strong interest and background in policy, as well as several years specialized experience in speechwriting. Please email personal statement and writing samples, cover letter, resume, to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
225483 RAPID RESPONSE VIDEO EDITOR -

The Senate Democratic Media Center (SDMC) is seeking a talented video editor to help communicate the message and values of the entire Democratic Caucus. The individual will be responsible for quickly distilling complicated topics into short, easy to understand, compelling video content primarily for Twitter and Facebook, in response to timely events. Two to five years’ work experience in video editing a must. Applicants will join a team of creators who execute all aspects of digital production.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Collaborate directly with the Senate Democrats’ rapid response and research team to produce videos for digital platforms, up to several videos in a single day
  • Juggle daily, tight-turnaround projects with longer-term projects
  • Develop video templates and assets for rapid response products to ensure design consistency
  • Provide feedback and quality assurance on all rapid response products from other editors as needed
  • Oversee, provide training and feedback to, and delegate projects across a rapid response video team including at least one additional editor 

IDEAL CANDIDATES WOULD POSSESS:

  • Strong organizational skills, ability to handle multiple video projects simultaneously
  • Fluent in all technical aspects of video production 
  • Ability to both take direction and also actively pitch video original ideas
  • Expert level knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Proficiency in Adobe After Effects/Animation, Illustrator, and Photoshop a plus

Please send a cover letter, resume, and samples/reels to employment@email.senate.gov. Please include the title “Rapid Response Video Editor” in the subject line.


 
225478 INTERNS -

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


 
225477 PRESS INTERN -

Senator Schumer’s office has immediate openings for interns in the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include compiling press clips, answering reporter inquiries, assisting with press conferences and 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


 
225476 SCHEDULING ASSISTANT -

Midwest Republican Senator seeks a professional to serve as Scheduling Assistant. Applicants must be highly organized, detail oriented, skilled in problem solving, adaptable to a rapidly changing schedule, and able to prioritize and follow through on concurrent tasks in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate possess outstanding written and oral communication skills; is highly organized and meticulous; can anticipate problems, offer solutions and communicate succinctly with tact and diplomacy; and is able to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays, as needed. Candidate will also be required to perform staff assistant duties on occasion. Prior Congressional work experience preferred, but not mandatory. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225474 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant with strong writing, research, and oral communications skills to advise the Senator on issues related to appropriations, financial services, budget, taxes, and business. 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 or background in related fields is preferred. This is not an entry-level position. Please send a resume and a cover letter to senategopla@gmail.com.


 
225473 DIGITAL DIRECTOR -

Midwest Progressive Senator seeks a Digital Director to cultivate and build on the Senator’s digital presence across platforms. The Digital Director’s responsibilities will include developing an overall digital strategy, drafting content and posting to social media accounts, creating video content, maintaining the Senator’s website, overseeing proactive email communications program, and using analytics to evaluate and evolve the office’s digital efforts. This position will also be responsible for working with and pitching to online and video-first outlets. The Digital Director will report to the Communications Director and be a part of the communications team and will work in conjunction with legislative and state staff, to amplify the Senator’s work. They will also work with the staff of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs to further the committee’s work. The ideal candidate will be a creative storyteller with the ability to drive the Senator’s message, expand his audience, and lead the entire digital operation from idea generation to execution. The office is an equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages all interested candidates to apply, including women, people of color, veterans, and LGBTQIA individuals. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225472 RECORDING STUDIO GENERAL MANAGER (#213) -

U.S. Senate, Sergeant at Arms Office (SAA), Senate Recording Studio seeks Recording Studio General Manager (#213). This is managerial work planning, directing, organizing and managing the day-to -day operations of the Senate Broadcast Branch. To apply, visit sen.gov/NN1Y and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225465 SPRING 2020 INTERNSHIP -

Senator Todd Young’s office is seeking full- and part-time interns for its Spring 2020 session. Qualified applicants should be detail-oriented, have a strong work ethic, exceptional organizational and communication skills, and a positive attitude. College students studying in any disciplinary field are encouraged to apply.  Part-time interns will be responsible for paying their travel and living expenses but can arrange to receive academic credit for their work through their school. Full-time interns will receive a monthly stipend. Intern applicants must be 18 years old and have completed one year of college level coursework. Interested individuals can find more information and apply online at the following link: https://www.young.senate.gov/help/internships. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until all available positions are filled


 
225464 LAW CLERK -

The Senate Committee on Rules & Administration Majority is hiring a law clerk for the winter, spring, and summer semesters. The law clerk will be responsible for performing legal research and will compose a variety of written materials related to nominations, oversight, and legislative matters. The law clerk will have the opportunity to interact with other professional staff members and attorneys on the Committee in a collegial and fast paced environment. Applicants should be interested in working for the federal government, particularly the legislative branch, and in public service. Classwork or work experience regarding the following is helpful: federal elections; oversight of legislative and executive branch agencies; legislative procedure and drafting; federal contracting regulations and accounting; and administrative law. The law clerk must demonstrate good judgment, be flexible, be able to work in a collaborative and positive manner, and be a self-starter. Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited juris doctor program. A stipend may be available. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, and a short writing sample of no more than five pages to lawclerk@rules.senate.gov. Applicants for the winter, spring, and summer semesters will be processed on a rolling basis. Please identify the semester you are applying for in the subject line, e.g., “Winter Semester 2020.” No phone calls or drop-ins, please


 
225458 CENTRAL VALLEY DISTRICT DIRECTOR -

U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris is accepting resumes for an enthusiastic, organized and hardworking Central Valley District Director to begin work immediately in Fresno, California.

The position will report directly to the State Director and be principally responsible for leading district operations and engagement throughout the 13-county district. Other duties include, but are not limited to, developing and maintaining relationships with key regional stakeholders, including elected officials, advocates, and government entities; directing meetings, projects, and activities throughout the district; staffing the Senator and State Director during relevant visits to the district; representing the Senator at events; liaising with policy staff on issues affecting communities throughout the district; supervising administrative and support staff based in the district; as well as other duties and responsibilities as assigned. This position requires regular travel to communities throughout the Central Valley and includes occasional meetings and events during evenings and weekends.

This is not an entry-level position. The ideal candidate will have several years of professional experience in government and/or community outreach, solid ties to California and the Central Valley, and a strong knowledge of local issues, geography and demographics. Qualified applicants are personable, dependable, flexible, able to multitask and prioritize, and work incredibly well under pressure. They are also self-motivated, have managerial experience and are able to work independently, but also comfortable working as part of a large, highly coordinated team. Strong writing and grammar skills are a critical must.

Senator Harris’ office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, uniformed service, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any other factors prohibited by applicable federal law.

Interested parties should email a cover letter, resume, three professional references and a writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov. Please reference the job referral number in the subject line.


 
225457 PRESS INTERN -

The office of Senator Cory A. Booker (D-NJ) is seeking a DC-based press intern to assist an active communications team for the Spring. Applicants should possess strong writing skills, an interest in political communications, and desire to gain substantive experience. Responsibilities include drafting press releases and digital content, such as social posts and graphics, compiling the daily morning press clips, and assisting the communications team with as needed projects. Digital and graphic design skills, including Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, and Illustrator are a plus. Preference will be given to applicants with New Jersey ties and those who can commit to at least two full days per week. 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 send the following materials to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line: A resume, 2-3 writing samples (video and graphic samples accepted), and detailed cover letter that includes your availability and desired time commitment.


 
225454 SPRING 2020 INTERNSHIPS -

The Washington, D.C. office of Senator Ed Markey is seeking qualified part-time or full-time interns for the Spring 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


 
225449 MOUNTAIN STATE PRESS INTERNSHIP (SPRING 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.


 
225448 STAFF ASSISTANT -

High-profile Republican Senator seeks a Staff Assistant for the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include answering phone calls, greeting front office visitors, and managing DC constituent services including tour coordination and flag coordination. Ideal candidates are highly organized, motivated, and comfortable in a fast-paced environment. Arizona ties and prior Hill experience are highly preferred. Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via email to azsenresumes@gmail.com. Please include Staff Assistant in the subject line


 
225446 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Active Democratic Senator from New England and member of the Senate Judiciary Committee seeks highly-motivated, organized Legislative Correspondent for fast-paced office. Primary responsibilities include managing judiciary constituent correspondence, responding to constituent correspondence, and conducting research. This position requires excellent writing, research and communications skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in a busy environment. Qualified candidates should be familiar with judiciary policy issues, able to work well in a team setting, will be highly motivated, detail-oriented, well-organized, resourceful, and be able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment. Prior Hill experience and familiarity with correspondence systems preferred. Connecticut ties a plus. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225432 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Progressive Western Democrat seeks Legislative Aide to focus on the energy, transportation, and infrastructure portfolio as part of the legislative team that covers Climate, Environment, Energy, Transportation, Infrastructure, Natural Disasters, and Tribal and Indigenous Affairs. An understanding and appreciation of the interconnectedness across issues in the portfolio and other legislative teams is critical for success. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, conducting constituent meetings, drafting memos and legislation, developing talking points, conducting research, and working closely with the Legislative Assistant and Legislative Correspondent. Previous experience with energy, transportation, infrastructure, or other relevant policy is required. 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. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
225431 PRESS ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator seeks Press Assistant to join fast-paced communications office. The ideal candidate will be a hard worker, team player, and strong writer with prior work experience who’s looking to gain more in a large press office. Duties include compiling daily press clips, media monitoring, fielding reporter requests, research, and assisting with digital communications and speechwriting when needed. This is not an entry-level position. To apply, please send resumes and writing samples to GOPPressAssistant@gmail.com


 
225430 DEPUTY SCHEDULER -

Senator Kyrsten Sinema seeks a professional to serve as Deputy Scheduler. Applicants must be highly organized, detail oriented, skilled in problem solving, adaptable to a rapidly changing schedule, and able to prioritize and follow through on concurrent tasks in a fast paced environment. The ideal candidate possess outstanding written and oral communication skills; is highly organized and meticulous; can anticipate problems, offer solutions and communicate succinctly with tact and diplomacy; and is able to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays, as needed. Previous Congressional work experience in scheduling, commensurate executive assistant experience, or logistical expertise is required. AZ ties preferred but not required. Our office is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should send a resume, and cover letter to sinemaresumes@gmail.com


 
225415 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Midwest Democratic Senator seeks a highly motivated, detail oriented and resourceful Legislative Correspondent to handle the healthcare, education, labor and aging policy portfolio in a fun, fast-paced office. Primary duties include processing incoming mail and drafting outgoing constituent mail. Other duties include conducting research, providing assistance to senior legislative staff, drafting memos for the Senator, and meeting with stakeholders. Exceptional writing, communication, and organizational skills are necessary. Previous Hill experience, proficiency in IQ, and a public policy background are preferred. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or sexual orientation. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to SenateLegJobs@gmail.com with “HELP LC” in the subject line


 
225410 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Correspondent to focus on education, immigration, and judiciary portfolio.  Primary responsibilities include responding to constituent correspondence, attending constituent meetings and conducting research.  This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment.  Hill experience and Northeast ties a plus.  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 a cover letter and resume to legjobs@email.senate.gov, ATTN: Legislative Correspondent in the subject line.


 
225409 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Aide to focus on agriculture, interior and science 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 press team.  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: Leg Aide for Agriculture, Interior and Science in the subject line.


 
225404 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Senator Schumer seeks a Staff Assistant for Rochester, NY office.  Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting with the planning and management of press conferences, meeting with outside groups/organizations to build local connections and develop issues portfolio, managing the office intern program, overseeing preparation of daily press clips, answering constituent phone calls, conducting policy and issue research, and helping constituents through the casework process.  Applicants must possess a professional manner, knowledge of current events, excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others in a fast-paced work environment. Rochester or Western New York ties are a plus. 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, resume and three-page writing sample to districtjobs@email.senate.gov ATTN: Rochester Staff Assistant in the subject line. 


 
225397 PRESS ASSISTANT -

Conservative Senator is seeking a press assistant to develop and implement digital strategies promoting the senator’s legislative efforts. The position will involve managing and creating content for the senator’s social media profiles and website, clipping media coverage, and preparing materials for press releases. Prior Hill experience and proficiency in graphics and video editing is preferred but not required. Please send resumes to gopsenatejobs@gmail.com


 
225392 UNPAID INTERNSHIP -

The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations majority (Republican) staff seeks interns to start immediately. 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 PSI Internship 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


 
225389 REGIONAL COORDINATOR - MARQUETTE, MICHIGAN -

Michigan Senator Gary Peters seeks a highly-motivated, organized Regional Coordinator for his Upper Peninsula Regional Office located in Marquette, Michigan.  Working with the Senator’s Upper Peninsula Regional Director, the regional coordinator’s primary responsibilities 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 fifteen counties that comprise the Upper Peninsula 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 “UP RC Position” in the subject line


 
225383 UNPAID CLERKSHIP -

The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations majority (Republican) staff seeks unpaid law clerks for the Spring of 2020. 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 Spring 2020 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.


 
225379 LAW CLERK -

The Senate Committee on Rules & Administration Majority is hiring a law clerk for the winter, spring, and summer semesters. The law clerk will be responsible for performing legal research and will compose a variety of written materials related to nominations, oversight, and legislative matters. The law clerk will have the opportunity to interact with other professional staff members and attorneys on the Committee in a collegial and fast paced environment. Applicants should be interested in working for the federal government, particularly the legislative branch, and in public service. Classwork or work experience regarding the following is helpful: federal elections; oversight of legislative and executive branch agencies; legislative procedure and drafting; federal contracting regulations and accounting; and administrative law. The law clerk must demonstrate good judgment, be flexible, be able to work in a collaborative and positive manner, and be a self-starter. Applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited juris doctor program. A stipend may be available. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, and a short writing sample of no more than five pages to lawclerk@rules.senate.gov. Applicants for the winter, spring, and summer semesters will be processed on a rolling basis. Please identify the semester you are applying for in the subject line, e.g., “Winter Semester 2020.” No phone calls or drop-ins, please


 
225369 SPRING PRESS INTERN -

U.S. Senator Gary Peters’ office is seeking a full-time press intern for the spring who can assist a fast-paced communications team. Responsibilities include media monitoring and research, writing media advisories and press releases, drafting social media and general communications office support. Ideal candidate possesses strong writing skills, works well under deadline and thrives juggling multiple assignments. Michigan ties are preferred though not required. This position is unpaid and start date would be in early January 2020. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, references, and writing sample to Peters_Intern@peters.senate.gov with the subject “Press Intern.” 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


 
225368 DIGITAL MEDIA COORDINATOR -

Democratic Senator seeks a detail-oriented self-starter to serve as a Digital Media Coordinator that will lead a robust social media strategy. Primary duties include planning and executing a social media editorial calendar, producing video content and graphics, taking and editing photos, monitoring social media platforms for trends and opportunities, managing the office’s e-newsletter platform, coordinating digital messaging with internal and external stakeholders, and providing regular analysis of back-end analytic data. A successful candidate is proactive, thinks outside the box, and thrives in a fast-paced environment. Previous Capitol Hill or campaign digital experience is strongly preferred. Candidates with Alabama ties and diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. This office is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and two digital work samples to senpressjobs@gmail.com. No phone inquiries or drop-ins, please


 
225366 SPRING LEGISLATIVE INTERNSHIPS -

Senator Schumer’s office seeks legislative interns for the Spring 2020 term in his Washington, DC office. 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. Candidates with ties to New York 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


 
225361 JUDICIARY COMMITTEE COUNSEL FOR REPUBLICAN SENATOR -

Republican Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee seeks a counsel to handle various issues, including crime, immigration, and homeland security. A law degree is required, and not less than five years of Capitol Hill experience is preferred. This is not an entry level position. Please send resume to SenateGOPCounsel@gmail.com


 
225349 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Conservative 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 philosophy 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.


 
225343 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


 
225316 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


 
225297 PROCTOR (652) -

The United States Senate Page Program seeks a Proctor (652) 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, commuter 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 sen.gov/NN1Y and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act. 


 
225281 REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE -

Senator Casey seeks a Regional Representative for his Pittsburgh office to work under the direction of the SWPA Regional Director and the Outreach Director.  This individual will 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, and the ability to manage multiple projects at a time.  Qualified applicants will have some experience in government and/or community outreach, strong ties to southwestern Pennsylvania, and a strong knowledge of local issues, geography and demographics.  Experience with rural communities and outreach a huge plus. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “SWPA Regional Rep.”  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.


 
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.


 
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


 
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


 
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.