Revised: March 22, 2019 at 05:14 PM

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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


 
224965 PRESS SECRETARY -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks a mature, experienced Press Secretary to serve in a very active DC-based communications office. This is not an entry-level position and this person will be the primary on-the-record spokesperson for the Senator. Applicants should have previous Capitol Hill, campaign, or similar communications/press experience. Responsibilities will include fielding reporter inquiries, planning, organizing, and staffing press events, developing relationships with national and in-state reporters, TV bookers, and producers, drafting press releases and memos, and working closely with other members of the communications and legislative teams. Ideal candidates are hardworking, proactive, and detail-oriented communicators who work well under deadline with a sense of humor and a positive attitude. Advancement opportunities exist for the right candidate. 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 a writing sample and resume to: senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224964 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator seeks LA to handle trade, tax, small business, and retirement issues. Prior Hill experience required. Successful applicant will have excellent oral and written communication skills, an ability to analyze issues, sound political judgment, experience working in a fast-paced team-oriented environment, and a track record of independent legislative work. Responsibilities include developing and reviewing legislative proposals, drafting written memos and vote recommendations, verbally briefing senior staff and the Senator, staffing the Senator in meetings and hearings, and communicating with key stakeholders and constituents. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224963 ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR -

Democratic Senator seeks an Administrative Director to oversee administrative operations and office budget in a busy Senate office. Candidates must be proactive, detail oriented, and possess strong organizational and management skills. Ideal candidate will demonstrate a proven ability to multi-task and have management experience, as well as experience managing an office budget. Candidates should also have strong written and oral communication skills and an ability to effectively communicate with staff at all levels in a fast-paced environment. This is an internal service and human resources position essential to the proper functioning of the office, so candidates must be able to interface with a wide range of people on a host of subjects in any given day. Prior Senate experience is preferred. TO APPLY: Interested parties should submit a resume and cover letter to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. Office is an equal opportunity employer.


 
224962 DEFENSE LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Democratic Member of Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations Committees seeks addition to active national security team.  The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, with relevant Hill or policy experience, to handle legislative correspondence mainly for defense, foreign affairs, veterans’ affairs and trade issues. Responsibilities will include researching and drafting responses to constituent inquiries from a military-heavy state and professionally representing the Senator in meetings, tracking legislation, and supporting the National Security team with preparation for meetings, briefings, and hearings. Ideal candidate will possess strong writing and interpersonal skills, excellent attention to detail, understanding of the legislative process to include developing legislative priorities and tracking their progress. Candidate must demonstrate interest and work experience in defense and /or foreign policy issues.  Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Military experience preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224961 STAFF ASSISTANT -

U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema seeks a Staff Assistant for her Washington D.C. office. The ideal candidate is reliable, professional, efficient and able to work well under pressure. Primary responsibilities include answering phones, greeting visitors, managing interns, giving tours and various administrative duties as needed. Candidate must be able to work independently; handle multiple tasks; be detail-oriented and highly organized; possess excellent oral and written communications skills; and have superior customer service skills. Capitol Hill experience a plus. Arizona ties are required. 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. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Applications received by March 29 will receive priority. Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and 1-2 page writing sample to sinemaresumes@gmail.com


 
224960 STAFF ASSISTANT-REPUBLICAN SENATOR -

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


 
224959 DEPUTY SCHEDULER/ASSISTANT TO CHIEF OF STAFF-REPUBLICAN SENATOR -

High-profile Republican Senator seeks an experienced deputy scheduler and assistant to Chief of Staff for the Washington, D.C. office. The Deputy Scheduler will work directly with the Director of Scheduling to manage the Senator’s schedule in D.C. and in-state, including organizing and responding to scheduling requests, assisting with booking travel arrangements, and working with staff to provide background materials to the Senator. The Deputy Scheduler will also assist the Chief of Staff with scheduling, travel, and day to day operations. Prior Hill experience and comfort in a fast-paced office is required. Access to a car is preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
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. 


 
224957 DEPUTY SCHEDULER -

Northeastern Democratic Senator is seeking a proactive, resourceful, detail-oriented person with strong writing and organizational skills to fill Deputy Scheduler position. 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. The Deputy Scheduler works closely with the Director of Scheduling as well as legislative, press, and state staff members. The Deputy Scheduler will assist the Director of Scheduling in long-range planning, but is primarily responsible for managing incoming scheduling requests and providing administrative support to the Director of Scheduling. Deputy Scheduler is responsible for communicating with staff regarding the Senator’s whereabouts, and assisting with other administrative duties as required by daily operations of the office. The ideal candidate will exercise sound judgment and be professional at all times. Hill experience is preferred, but not required. 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 resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224956 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Republican Senator seeks a Legislative Correspondent for his Washington, DC office.  Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to: analyze and process all incoming mail, research and respond to constituent issues related to government and social security, driving the Senator in and around DC, and backup the Correspondence Director in their absence.  Strong writing and organizational skills are essential. Applicants should be highly motivated, have a familiarity with Washington, DC, and have a commitment to meet deadlines. Knowledge of Intranet Quorum computer system is a plus. Individual must have good driving record and be available to work long hours and weekends, if necessary.  This is not an entry level position; previous congressional experience strongly preferred.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, references, and two writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224955 CONSTITUENT SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE -

Republican Senator is now accepting resumes for a full-time Constituent Services Representative handling immigration issues to start immediately in the Orlando District Office. Constituent Services staff works with the Senator to assist Floridians having difficulties with various federal agencies. Casework portfolio requires interacting with and knowledge of USCIS and US State Dept. issues. The primary duties of the Constituent Services Representative are assisting constituents with issues with federal agencies, answering constituent telephone calls and additional responsibilities based on staff needs and experience of the ideal candidate. General 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 and customer service skills in a deadline-driven work environment. Required: fluency in Spanish. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants are invited to send a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, to FlaSenatorGOP@gmail.com. Please put “Constituent Services Position – Immigration” in the subject line.


 
224954 PRESS SECRETARY -

Western Democrat seeks a Press Secretary to join fast-paced, innovative communications team. The Press Secretary will help guide the day-to-day activities of the communications team; draft media advisories, press releases, quotes, online content, and social media posts; identify news hooks and stay abreast of key issues; schedule media interviews and pitch news outlets; maximize Senator’s profile with Spanish-language media; assist with the development and execution of media plans; organize press conferences and events; and, travel as needed.  Ideal candidate is an enthusiastic team player with creative drive and overall exceptional communications skills. Candidate should be an outstanding writer with experience working collaboratively. The successful candidate will have the ability to meet tight deadlines and the desire to work in a demanding role requiring 40+ hour work weeks. Three to five years of applicable work experience, Bachelor’s degree or higher or an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience; and bilingual (Spanish-speaking) candidates desired. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224953 DIGITAL DIRECTOR -

Midwest Progressive Senator seeks a Digital Director. The Digital Director will be responsible for the Senator’s digital strategy, with oversight of the website, the email program, and all social media. This position will also be responsible for working with and pitching to online and video-first outlets. They will work within the communications team, in conjunction with legislative and state staff, to amplify the Senator’s work across platforms to different audiences. The Digital Director will also work with the staff of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs to further the committee’s work. Applicants must have strong writing skills, a demonstrated ability to think creatively, and experience with writing content and managing social media channels. Familiarity with web design, video editing, and graphic design a plus. We are an equal opportunity employer. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224952 COLLECTIONS MANAGER -

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


 
224951 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Active Democratic Senator from New England and member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee seeks highly-motivated, organized Legislative Correspondent. Primary responsibilities include managing constituent correspondence system, 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 defense, veterans, and foreign policy issues, be 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. Northeast 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.


 
224950 COMMITTEE LAW CLERK -

The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Office of the Ranking Member, is accepting applications for its summer 2019 law clerk program.  Applicants must be motivated, hardworking, and have strong written and oral communication skills. The position is paid with an expected time commitment of 40 hours a week. Application deadline is April 1, 2019. The Law Clerk Program will offer students the opportunity to gain substantive legal experience while participating in the oversight, investigations, and legislative processes. Law Clerks will assist Committee staff in conducting policy and legal research, reviewing documents, preparing for hearings and markups, and drafting letters, memoranda, and other written products. Applicants must be current law students with a demonstrated interest in public service and the legislative process. Qualified candidates will possess strong writing skills, be able to excel in a fast-paced environment, and have a basic understanding of the legislative process. Law Clerks will work under the direction of Committee staff. Law Clerks will: Participate in Congressional oversight and investigations; Conduct research on topics within the Committee’s jurisdiction; Provide technical and legal analysis of pending legislation; Assist with hearing preparation, including drafting witness letters, witness lists, materials for briefing books for the Member, and pre- and post-hearing questions. 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. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants must submit an application along with a resume and cover letter to this link


 
224949 COMMITTEE INTERN -

The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Office of the Ranking Member, is accepting applications for its summer 2019 intern program. Applicants must be motivated, hardworking, and have strong written and oral communication skills. This is a paid position with an expected time commitment of 40 hours a week. Application deadline is April 1, 2019. Committee interns will support the professional staff with research, drafting memoranda and hearing preparation. Interns will also assist in various administrative tasks including answering phone calls and scheduling meetings. 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. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please submit your application along with a resume, writing sample, and transcript to this link


 
224947 COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -

The Majority Staff of a Senate Committee seeks a Communications Director. At least five years of relevant communications experience is required. Experience on Capitol Hill and expertise on energy policy and public lands issues is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will be a highly-motivated self-starter with the proven ability to multi-task and manage all day-to-day communications activities for the committee, while coordinating message and strategy with the Chairman’s personal office communications team. Candidates must have excellent writing skills and be capable of drafting accurate and high-quality quotes, press releases, hearing statements, speeches, and opinion pieces on tight deadlines. Additional responsibilities include managing press and materials around hearings, markups, and floor debates; maintaining strong relationships with reporters and responding to their inquiries; creating and taking advantage of proactive media opportunities; and maintaining parts of the committee website. Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume and at least three writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224946 CAREER LADDER: EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT I TO EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT II -

The Secretary of the Senate is seeking an Executive Assistant. This position provides administrative and executive support to the Senate Curator and the Senate Curator’s Office. Work includes: assisting in the maintenance of Office budgets; coordinating and maintaining contracts; assisting with the supervising of interns; creating Office administrative policies and procedures; managing the Office’s research and records files and associated finding aides; acting as liaison to Senate Curatorial Advisory Board (Advisory Board) members, including coordinating empanelment and meetings; providing materials and support to the Senate Commission on Art staff representatives; assisting with the maintenance of collections and museum spaces; managing Office facilities, supplies, and equipment, including coordinating staff training on equipment; coordinating special events; educating the Senate community and public on the Senate Collection; and routine Office clerical support. Work is bound by Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures, the Senate Commission on Art, the U.S. Senate Handbook, Senate Procurement Regulations, Federal Appropriations Law, the Senate Ethics Manual, the Foreign Gifts and Decorations Act, and standards established by the American Alliance of Museums, but requires independent judgment in setting priorities and handling assignments. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Administrator and the Senate Curator on specific projects. The complete vacancy announcement and application may be found on the Employment link of Webster or http://www.senate.gov/employment under the Secretary of the Senate. Please submit your application, resume and cover letter by 11:59 pm, March 26, 2019.  Late applications will not be accepted.


 
224945 SAA SUMMER 2019 INTERNSHIPS -

The U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms (SAA) seeks applicants for its 10-week, paid, non-partisan, summer internship program. The internship program is designed to challenge and reward a select number of college/university students to work at the SAA. Interns will assist various SAA staff with assignments ranging from Parking/Fleet Operations to Cybersecurity. In addition to regular work assignments, the SAA Internship Program organizes various seminars and networking events to increase exposure to SAA staff and fellow interns. To apply, all applicants must visit https://sen.gov/NN1Y and review the requirements for the position.


 
224944 PRESS INTERN -

Senator Jon Tester’s office is looking for a full time press intern who can assist a fast-paced communications team with day-to-day operations for the Summer of 2019. Qualified applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students and must be able to work from 9 am – 5 pm out of the D.C. office. Candidates must possess strong writing skills, an interest in media and politics and be available to start in May 2019. Montana ties preferred but not required. Please send a resume, cover letter, writing sample, 2-3 references, and a completed application found at https://www.tester.senate.gov/?p=internships to Tester_Interns@tester.senate.gov. Be sure to include DC Press Intern in the subject line.


 
224943 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Democratic Senator on Budget Committee seeks experienced Legislative Assistant to handle economic portfolio, including budget, tax, trade, and banking. The ideal candidate will have (1) experience in economic issues; (2) ability to work well in a team-oriented office; (3) ability to produce legislative results, demonstrated through prior professional achievements; (4) a full understanding of the legislative process; and (5) extremely strong written, oral and interpersonal skills, and be detail-oriented. Senate experience is a plus, as is previous working on economic issues on Capitol Hill. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224942 PRESS SECRETARY -

The Office of U.S. Senator Gary C. Peters seeks a press secretary based out of the Detroit, Michigan office. The Press Secretary will report to the Communications Director and responsibilities include: drafting press releases, statements, talking points, op-eds, and social media; helping plan and staff the Senator at in-state press events; pitching in-state reporters and cultivating relationships with local media; and supporting day-to-day operations of an active communications team. Ideal candidate is politically savvy, a self-starter, possesses excellent writing and organizational skills, works well juggling multiple assignments and under tight deadlines. Previous Capitol Hill, campaign, or similar experience is preferred — this is not an entry-level position. Michigan ties strongly preferred. To apply, please email cover letter, resume and three writing samples to applications@peters.senate.gov and include “Press Secretary” 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


 
224938 SUMMER PRESS INTERN -

The Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Minority seeks a Summer Press Intern 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, and two relevant writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov. Please include the job referral number in the subject line.


 
224937 PRESS/VIDEO INTERN -

Senator Bernie Sanders is seeking a Press/Video Intern for the Washington, D.C. office with an immediate start date. The Press Intern will work closely with the communications team to track daily news coverage and produce content for sharing across social media platforms as part of a robust and creative digital strategy. Experience with video shooting and editing, graphic design and/or writing for social media is strongly recommended. Applicants must work well in a fast-paced team environment, be able to formulate and execute original ideas and have a working knowledge of new media. Please send resume, cover letter and samples of multimedia work to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. This is a paid, full-time position.


 
224935 SUMMER 2019 CLERKSHIP PSI -

The Democratic staff of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI), the chief investigative subcommittee of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, is seeking current law students for unpaid, full-time legal clerkships for Summer 2019. The law clerks will participate in a variety of projects, including conducting legal research, drafting letters and document requests, conducting document review, as well as preparing memoranda and materials for subcommittee hearings. The clerkship provides a unique opportunity to participate in congressional investigations regarding a broad range of issues. Applicants must be self-motivated, hard-working, well-organized and have strong written and oral communication skills. Interested applicants should submit a brief cover letter that includes your anticipated availability, a resume, and writing sample of no more than 10 pages. All application materials must be submitted by email, to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov, in a single PDF document submitted by 5:00 p.m. EST on March 22, 2019. Please include the job referral number in the subject line of your application submission email. No phone calls or drop-ins please.


 
224934 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Ranking Member on the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee is seeking a committee staff assistant to handle administrative matters and provide cross-cutting support to the committee’s policy work. Primary responsibilities include providing administrative support to professional staff, helping with managing interns, tracking correspondence, conducting research, and assisting with other committee business including administrative aspects of hearing and event preparation. Successful applicants will be extremely detail oriented, manage time successfully, work well under pressure and adapt to changing circumstances, be able to handle confidential information, and have excellent proofreading and Microsoft Office skills. Some previous professional experience and interest in education, labor, pension, and/or disability policy preferred. CLOSES March 22. Please e-mail a cover letter, a 1-2 page writing sample, and resume to help.dem.staff@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 prohibited by applicable federal law


 
224932 DIGITAL DIRECTOR -

Senator Jeff Merkley seeks a Digital Director to cultivate and build the Senator’s digital presence across platforms. The Digital Director will run online outreach strategy through social media, web content, and email outreach.The Digital Director will be a part of the communications team and will work collaboratively to develop social media, web and email content that complements the Senator’s traditional communications and tells his story to a wider online audience. Responsibilities will include developing an overall digital strategy, drafting content and posting to social media accounts, creating shareable infographics and video content, maintaining the Senator’s website and working with the web vendors to develop new features, overseeing proactive email communications to constituents, and using analytics to evaluate and evolve the office’s digital efforts. The ideal candidate will be a creative storyteller with the ability to drove the Senator’s message, expand his audience, and drive the entire digital operation from idea generation to execution. This 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. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or uniformed service. We invite members of all diverse communities. Please send a cover letter and resume to northwestpressjobs@gmail.com. Deadline to apply is Friday, March 22nd


 
224931 SENIOR-LEVEL HEALTH STAFFER -

Democratic senator on the Finance committee seeks a senior-level legislative staffer to lead a health policy team. Areas of focus include Medicare/Medicaid, opioids and substance misuse, and health care costs. Qualified candidates will have, at a minimum, a strong policy and academic background and several years of work experience in health policy; excellent writing and research skills; and an interest in/ability to work across the aisle to get things done. Experience with HELP committee jurisdiction also beneficial. The staffer will be heading up a health policy team and management abilities will be an important part of the job and the application process. The office is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, please email your resume to demsenatorjob@gmail.com with the subject line "Health staffer."


 
224930 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT OR COUNSEL -

Senator Brian Schatz seeks a legislative assistant or counsel to handle his health policy and appropriations work. This is an active portfolio with several high-priority policy issues for the senator. This staffer is responsible for advancing health funding and policy initiatives through the senator’s position on the Appropriations Committee, where he is a member of the health subcommittee and the ranking member of the subcommittee handling veterans’ health. Legislative work involves advancing telehealth; expanding access to healthcare; improving treatment for pain; and reducing tobacco use. The portfolio covers health policy broadly including nutrition and veterans’ health. The salary for this position is approximately $80,000 to $90,000 per year. To read the full position description and apply, please visit http://www.schatz.senate.gov/services/jobs.


 
224927 ASSISTANT PRESS SECRETARY -

Republican Senator and committee chairman is seeking an organized, hardworking and enthusiastic Assistant Press Secretary with at least 1-2 years of work experience for their Washington, D.C., office. Responsibilities include booking the senator, compiling press clippings, managing press lists, overseeing the press interns and drafting a weekly newsletter, some press releases and social media and other digital content. Applicants should have proficient knowledge of AP Style and major social media platforms. Digital skills and experience are preferred. Strong organizational skills are required. Applicants should also perform well under pressure, be detail-oriented, enjoy a collaborative work environment and be generally positive and pro-active. Midwestern ties preferred, but not required. This position is a dual role in both the personal office and committee office. Applicants should email a resume, writing samples and professional references to midwestgopsen2017@gmail.com.


 
224926 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Senator Casey is seeking a Staff Assistant.  Based out of the Philadelphia office, this individual will provide support to the office and will be primarily responsible for the day-to-day tasks associated with answering phones, greeting visitors, ordering office supplies, managing the office’s interns, compiling regional press clips and assisting the office team with additional administrative items as assigned. As needed, this position will also support the execution of public events and participate in constituent meetings. A can-do, customer service-oriented attitude, attention to detail, ability to handle multiple projects, and strong oral and written communication abilities are required. Strong Pennsylvania ties required. Candidates with past customer service or retail experience strongly encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should e-mail a resume and cover letter to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject “Staff Assistant”. Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Absolutely no 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.


 
224925 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle health care, Medicare, Medicaid, labor, veterans' issues, and education. Ideal candidates will have at least two-three years of Hill experience; knowledge of private health and Medicare issues; and possess strong writing, communication, attention to detail, and interpersonal skills. This is not an entry level position. Please send a resume and a cover letter to senategopla@gmail.com.


 
224923 TAX AND TRADE POLICY ADVISOR -

Mid-Atlantic Democrat seeks advisor to handle issues relating to Senate Finance Committee work, including tax policy, economic policy, Social Security, and related matters.  The position requires excellent oral and written communications skills, a thorough understanding of the legislative process, a strong capacity for absorbing and explaining highly complex material, and effective interpersonal skills.  Candidates should have a strong worth ethic and be a self-starter. Individuals of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to taxtradepolicyadvisor19@gmail.com


 
224921 BANKING LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Senior Democratic member of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee is seeking a highly motivated individual with extensive experience in banking, financial services, and housing.  Qualified candidates should have an in-depth knowledge of the issues and industries, as well as experience on the Hill. Candidates must be able to meet short deadlines and juggle many priorities in a fast-paced environment. Responsibilities include staffing the Senator at hearings, writing legislation, coalition building with advocacy and industry groups, drafting speeches and remarks, and managing junior legislative staff. This is not an entry level position. JD preferred but not required. 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.


 
224920 COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -

Conservative Southern Senator seeks a highly experienced communicator with outstanding writing skills and sound judgment to serve as his Communications Director. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing communications staff; developing and implementing communications strategies across both traditional and digital media; writing speeches; responding to press inquiries; drafting press releases; writing and placing op-eds; preparing the member for high-level media appearances. This is not an entry-level position. The ideal candidate will have significant Capitol Hill experience and will be well versed in health care and energy issues. On the record experience is a must. Please email a cover letter and resume to gopsenatejobs@gmail.com


 
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."


 
224917 FELLOW -

Senior Member of the Finance Committee seeks a full-time graduate or law student to work on health care issues as a fellow for Summer 2019. The fellow will assist the Senator’s health care staffer on all areas of the portfolio with a focus on mental health, access, women, and minority health care issues. Interested parties should submit their resume, writing sample, unofficial transcript, and references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
224916 PROJECT MANAGER -

The Senate Democratic Media Center (SDMC) seeks a project manager to join our team. Working out of the office of Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, our team produces digital content for all Democratic Senators. That digital content ranges from video and studio projects, to photography, to video and photo editing, to graphic design, to writing. As project manager, you will interface with Senate Democratic offices to help plan and assign projects, monitor progress and completion, and report out and provide feedback on project analytics and performance. You will also help manage and provide digital trainings and take on other duties in the office as needed. The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years of demonstrated project management experience. Experience with project management software is a plus. Digital analytics training or experience is 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 digitaldems.senate@gmail.com. Please include the title “Project Manager” in the subject line.


 
224915 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.


 
224914 PAID INTERNSHIP -

Republican Senator seeks full time interns to start immediately. Duties may include, but are not limited to, assisting with administrative tasks, leading Capitol tours, processing mail, and attending briefings and hearings.  Candidates must commit to complete the internship, which runs till end of May. This is a fast paced office so multitasking and attention to details are required.  Candidates with previous Hill experience and recent college graduates are encouraged to apply.  To apply, please email a resume, cover letter, and references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224913 MILITARY LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Conservative Republican Senator seeks a military legislative assistant to handle defense policy, and homeland security and government affairs portfolio. Prior military service and Texas ties are preferred. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and results oriented individual who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment as part of a broader national security team. Previous Hill experience is required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224912 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Midwestern Democrat seeks Legislative Assistant to cover issues including transportation, agriculture, aviation, transit, manufacturing, science, technology and competitiveness.  In addition, the Legislative Assistant will potentially handle privacy, telecom and consumer protection issues for the Senator’s work on the Senate Commerce Committee.  This position requires excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, comprehensive knowledge of the legislative process, and strong negotiation and analytical skills. Additional duties include 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 the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. Prior experience working on Capitol Hill is preferred. 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. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please email a resume and cover letter to SenateLegJobs@gmail.com with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line


 
224911 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Midwestern Democrat seeks a Legislative Assistant to cover a legislative portfolio for the Senator including judicial nominations, criminal justice reform, civil rights, campaign finance and related issues. In addition, the Legislative Assistant will potentially handle privacy, telecom and consumer protection issues for the Senator’s work on the Senate Commerce Committee. The position requires excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, comprehensive knowledge of the legislative process, and strong negotiation and analytical skills. Additional duties include 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 the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. Prior experience working on Capitol Hill is preferred. 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. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please email a resume and cover letter to SenateLegJobs@gmail.com with “Judiciary Legislative Assistant” in the subject line


 
224908 LITIGATION PARALEGAL -

The Secretary of the Senate’s Chief Counsel for Employment is seeking applicants for the Litigation Paralegal vacancy. This is administrative paraprofessional work providing substantive legal assistance to the litigation attorneys in the Office of the Chief Counsel for Employment. Work includes drafting and preparing legal reports, pleadings, correspondence, and memoranda; conducting inspections; and trial preparation and support. Position requires e-discovery and litigation experience. Work is bound by Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures, the U.S. Senate Handbook, and the Senate Ethics Manual, but requires independent judgment in setting priorities and handling assignments. The complete vacancy announcement and application may be found on the Employment link of Webster or https://www.senate.gov/employment. Please submit your application, resume, and cover letter.  This vacancy announcement is open until filled.


 
224904 STAFF ASSISTANT -

The Office of Senator Bernie Sanders seeks a Staff Assistant. The ideal candidate is dependable, professional, punctual, and able to work under pressure. Primary responsibilities include reception duties (e.g. answering telephones, receiving visitors), as well as serving as the first interaction between constituents and the Senator's office. Candidate should have the ability to work with minimum supervision; handle multiple tasks; be detail-oriented and highly organized; possess effective oral and written communication skills; and have fast and accurate typing skills. Capitol Hill experience, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and Vermont ties a plus. This office is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking a diverse pool of candidates. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.  No calls or walk-ins, please.


 
224903 LAW CLERKS and INTERNS -

The Democratic Staff of the U.S. Senate Committee on Rules and Administration seeks full-time undergraduate, graduate, or law students to work during the Spring 2019 semester. Clerks and interns will assist Committee staff with research and the drafting of legislation, memos, talking points, and letters. Projects will focus on a variety of areas within the Committee’s jurisdiction, including election administration, campaign finance, and oversight. Successful applicants will have excellent research and writing skills and be highly motivated. Please email a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and unofficial transcript to Lindsey_Kerr@Rules.senate.gov. No phone calls or drop-ins please.


 
224901 PRESS SECRETARY -

Sen. Bernie Sanders seeks an experienced, motivated and detail-oriented Press Secretary. The ideal candidate will have: excellent writing and editing skills, a strong familiarity and demonstrated past success with social media strategies; on-the-record experience; a demonstrated track record of multi-tasking, ability to fulfill an on-call role during weekends. Duties include, but are not limited to: fielding press calls, drafting press releases, coordinating press events, writing copy for office website, managing and drafting content for social media accounts, managing short and long-term communications projects and contributing to a fast-paced communications team. Senate experience preferred. Vermont 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.


 
224900 MEDIA PRODUCER -

Sen. Bernie Sanders is seeking an Media Producer to join his communications staff in Washington, D.C. The media producer will be responsible for helping to advance a robust and creative digital communications strategy and must have a background in video production. Duties and Responsibilities: produce polished and engaging video content for social media on a daily basis, including shooting, editing and adding design elements; pitch ideas and concepts for new videos and digital strategy; write copy for social media posts; assist with press duties such as gathering news clips. Qualifications: experience in video production, including editing and shooting; strong grasp of Adobe Suite programs including Premiere, Photoshop and After Effects; working knowledge of media landscape especially new and digital media; a strong commitment to advancing a progressive agenda. Salary will be based on experience level. Women and applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. To apply, please send resume, cover letter and video samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. No calls or walk-ins, please.


 
224899 COUNSEL -

Senior Pacific Northwest Democrat seeks counsel to handle Judiciary committee portfolio with a special focus on civil rights and social justice. The counsel will also advise the Senator on immigration, judicial nominations, voting and law enforcement issues. JD and Senate experience preferred. Please submit a resume and cover letter to PacificNorthwestDemCounsel@gmail.com


 
224898 LEGAL RESEARCH ANALYST -

The staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation is a nonpartisan staff that assists Members of Congress, Congressional tax-writing committees, and their staffs with development and analysis of tax legislative proposals. We are seeking a highly-motivated professional to join us as a Legal Research Analyst to assist in the organization and management of our print and electronic library collection. You will also work with our lawyers, economists, and accountants on research projects involving a wide range of subjects, including individual tax, business tax, international tax, tax-exempt organizations, and pensions and benefits. You will work closely with, and under the direct supervision of, our Tax Resource Specialist. Your duties will include, but will not be limited to, the following:· Organizing and managing print and online library resources for internal staff access; Maintaining a comprehensive collection of compiled legislative histories on taxation; Conducting legislative research on tax, economic, and financial policy matters and maintaining a centralized repository of such research as part of our online library resources; Monitoring and reporting on current legislation, congressional hearings, and seminars; Archiving staff work product in accordance with established guidelines and policies; and Digitizing historical committee publications and records for publication to our external webpage. Requirements: Strong writing, communication, and research skills, including the use of print and online resources, are required, as is an interest in the United States legislative process sufficient to develop an understanding of complex policy issues necessary to complete assigned research projects. Knowledge of legislative research resources and congressional documents is preferred. Because the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation is a nonpartisan staff, we assist both the majority and minority parties in the House and Senate. Therefore, our professionals must be able to maintain strict confidentiality regarding the work performed by our staff to ensure that we maintain a high level of trust across Capitol Hill. Education: A Masters in Library and Information Science is preferred. A Bachelor’s Degree in library and information science, political science, economics, or a related field is required. Salary and benefits: Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. To apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume by email to Melissa O’Brien at JCTCareers@jct.gov. Please include “Legal Research Analyst” in the subject line. Additional information, including a summary of duties and responsibilities, can be found at https://www.jct.gov/careers/current-openings.html, listed under: Legal Research Analyst (part-time or full-time)


 
224892 PAID INTERNSHIP -

The office of Senator Martha McSally is seeking is a highly motivated intern for the Washington D.C. office with an immediate start date. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, conducting Capitol tours, corresponding with constituents, researching legislative issues, attending committee hearings, and assisting the Senator and staff with data management. The internship is paid. Interns will be expected to work a minimum of 24 hours per week, with preference given to candidates who can work full time. Ideal candidates are self-starters with strong interpersonal skills, writing capabilities, and attention to detail. Arizona ties are strongly preferred. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
224890 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT OR COUNSEL -

Democratic member of the Senate Finance Committee seeks legislative assistant or counsel to handle health care policy. The portfolio will include Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP, health information technology, delivery system reform, and other issues. At least five years of relevant policy experience is required, and a graduate degree and New England ties are preferred. Please send a resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to DemHealthStaffer@gmail.com.


 
224887 INVESTIGATIVE COUNSEL -

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


 
224872 SPEECHWRITER -

Western Democratic Senator seeks a qualified individual to serve as a Speechwriter in a very active DC-based communications department. Primary duties will include drafting and revising speeches, talking points, opening statements, quotes, and video scripts, as well as conducting historical and policy research to support high-quality and original speechwriting. The Speechwriter may also assist in the drafting of op-eds and press statements as needed. The Speechwriter will be a part of the communications shop and must be a good team player who is able to work closely across multiple departments to deliver a final product. Candidates must be willing to work hard, write well, meet deadlines, mesh with the team, and have a good sense of humor. Some prior speechwriting experience required; Hill or campaign experience strongly preferred. Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
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.


 
224863 PRESS/DIGITAL ASSISTANT -

The Democratic staff of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee is seeking a press/digital assistant to support a fast-paced and proactive press office. Responsibilities include compiling press clips, monitoring breaking news, assisting with content creation for social media platforms and website, building press lists and drafting other written materials. The ideal candidate will be detailed-oriented and possess strong written and verbal communication skills. Previous experience working with digital platforms is 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. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to job_application@hsgac.senate.gov with “HSGAC Press Assistant” in the subject line


 
224862 STAFF COUNSEL -

The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Ethics seeks a non-partisan attorney for the position of staff counsel.  The staff counsel’s responsibilities include as assigned providing advice and training to the Senate community regarding ethics rules and laws, reviewing a high volume of financial disclosure reports, and working on investigative matters.  This is a non-partisan position which requires the ability to serve all members of the Senate community equally without regard to their political affiliation and to refrain from activity that could impair the Committee’s reputation for non-partisanship. Applicants must possess outstanding written and oral communication skills and analytical abilities as well as the sound judgment necessary to evaluate matters that arise before the Committee.  Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable:  government ethics, ethics counseling, financial disclosure, accounting, finance, securities law, investigations, and criminal law. All applicants must have a JD, be licensed and in good active standing to practice law in a state or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia, and have a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience. The Committee is an equal employment opportunity employer. To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample (no longer than 15 pages) to mailbox_office@ethics.senate.gov


 
224841 DIGITAL DIRECTOR -

Senior GOP Senator with an active legislative and committee portfolio seeks a Digital Director to support and grow the Senator’s digital presence. This role is a member of the Communications team, and the ideal candidate will be a hard worker, team player, and strong writer able to juggle multiple projects and deadlines at once. Applicants should have at least two years of experience in digital communications including video production, graphic design, vendor and eNewsletter management, and data analytics. This is not an entry level position, and experience working directly with a principal is preferred. To apply, please send resumes and portfolios to GOPdigitaldirectoropening@gmail.com


 
224838 PRESS SECRETARY -

Democratic senator seeks a press secretary to serve as the lead liaison to the home state media corps. The press secretary will be responsible for developing strong relationships with local media, working closely with the state staff to build and plan state press events, drafting speeches, op-eds, releases, talking points and other communications materials, and staffing the senator in-state for public events. This position reports to the Communications Director and will work with national media as needed. Ideal candidates are politically savvy, proactive, and detail-oriented communicators who work well under deadline with a sense of humor and a positive attitude. Significant travel to the state is required. This is not an entry-level position. Candidates with Alabama ties are strongly encouraged to apply. This office is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to senpressjobs@gmail.com. No phone inquiries or drop-ins, please


 
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.


 
224831 UNPAID INTERNSHIP -

The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations majority (Republican) staff seeks unpaid 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 Spring 2019 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.


 
224826 DIGITAL PRESS SECRETARY -

The Office of Senator Dick Durbin is seeking a D.C.-based Digital Press Secretary to generate Senator Durbin’s online presence in a fast-paced communications operation. Primary duties include: creating and maintaining online content including website, Twitter and Facebook; writing and distributing weekly newsletter; maintaining press lists, online archives and transcripts; and other press responsibilities as needed. Applicants should have 3-4 years of Capitol Hill, campaign, or similar experience, be creative and detail-oriented, and possess outstanding writing, video editing, and graphic design skills. Illinois ties are a plus but not required. The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Please email a resume and cover letter to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. 


 
224816 SUMMER 2019 LAW CLERKS -

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) is seeking law clerks for the summer of 2019 to assist his Senate Judiciary Committee staff. This substantive position offers law students a unique opportunity to observe and participate in the legislative process working closely with Senator Leahy’s Committee staff on a wide variety of projects and issues. Committee law clerks are typically tasked with conducting legal research, drafting memoranda and materials related to Committee hearings and votes, attending Committee hearings and executive business meetings, and providing assistance with other legislative, nominations, and oversight matters. The clerkship is open to current law students only. Law students with Vermont ties are strongly encouraged to apply. Please email resume, cover letter, two writing samples, law school transcript, and a list of three references to jobs@leahy.senate.gov by March 1, 2019


 
224814 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Aide to focus on defense, homeland security and government affairs 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 national security advisor, legislative assistant(s), 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: Defense Leg Aide in the subject line.


 
224813 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Aide to focus on transportation 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(s), 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: Transportation Leg Aide in the subject line.  


 
224812 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Aide to focus on health 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(s), 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: Health Leg Aide in the subject line. 


 
224811 COMMUNITY OUTREACH COORDINATOR - NEWARK, NEW JERSEY -

U.S. Senator Robert Menendez is seeking a hard-working, energetic and dedicated individual to join his Newark, New Jersey office. This is a fast-paced position that requires at least a college degree, valid driver’s license, and excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.  Responsibilities include community relations building through organizational outreach, with an emphasis on the religious and cultural institutions of various communities in New Jersey, including Jewish, Coptic, Greek, Armenian, and others; keeping a pulse on local, national, and international issues affecting these communities; staffing the Senator at public events while he is in the state, including nights and weekends when necessary; as well as constituent services and other tasks when needed. he Senator is looking for someone familiar with New Jersey government and deeply familiar with several of these communities. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume and two character references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov. No phone calls, faxes or drops-ins, please. 


 
224810 COMMUNITY OUTREACH COORDINATOR - NEWARK, NEW JERSEY -

U.S. Senator Robert Menendez is seeking a hard-working, energetic and dedicated individual to join his Newark, New Jersey office. This is a fast-paced position that requires at least a college degree, valid driver’s license, and excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. Responsibilities include community relations building through organizational outreach, with an emphasis on healthcare, education and women’s issues; keeping a pulse on local, national, and international issues affecting these communities; staffing the Senator at public events while he is in the state, including nights and weekends when necessary; as well as constituent services and other tasks when needed. The Senator is looking for someone familiar with New Jersey government and deeply familiar with several of these communities. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume and two character references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov. No phone calls, faxes or drops-ins, please. 


 
224798 PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER -

Senior Democrat on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee is seeking a Professional Staff Member to conduct oversight of federal spending and to advance legislation related to the Government Affairs jurisdiction of the committee. The primary duties of this position will include generating oversight opportunities of wasteful or ineffective government spending, developing legislative strategies for addressing and remedying wasteful spending, managing the Senator’s policy positions related to the committee’s Government Affairs jurisdiction, meeting with stakeholders, federal agencies and other legislative offices to build support for the Senator’s legislative and oversight agenda, and preparing the Senator for subcommittee and full committee hearings within the staff’s policy portfolio.  The ideal candidate should have a mix of legislative and oversight experience; experience investigating waste, fraud and abuse; strong writing and communication skills; and an interest in / ability to work across the aisle to get things done.  This is not an entry level position.  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. To do so, please e-mail a resume and writing sample to demsenatorjob@gmail.com with "Federal Spending Oversight Staffer" in the subject line.


 
224794 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Western Democratic Senator seeks an experienced Legislative Assistant to handle foreign relations, defense, veterans, and intelligence issues.  Individual will be responsible for: monitoring pending legislation in assigned issue areas; drafting amendments and bills; meeting with constituents and overall stakeholder engagement; and preparing briefing materials for the Senator.  Hill experience required. Law degree and TS/SCI Clearance preferred but not required. This is not an entry-level position.  Qualified candidates will also have strong writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills, as well as the ability to operate effectively under pressure while juggling multiple tasks and work well as part of a team. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224793 REGIONAL MANAGER -

Senator Casey seeks a Regional Manager for his Scranton office to oversee all regional outreach under the direction of the State Director and the Deputy State Director.  This individual will: act as the Senator's liaison to all government, community and constituent groups and civic leaders in their assigned geographic area; monitor developments, opinions and concerns in the region and update the Senator accordingly; attend civic meetings, community gatherings, and other events, representing the Senator in his absence; 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 multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment. Qualified applicants will have several years of experience in government, community outreach and/or political organizing and solid ties to Scranton and/or northeastern Pennsylvania in addition to a strong knowledge of state government, local issues, geography and demographics. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume, references and salary requirements to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Regional Manager.”  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.


 
224780 LAW ENFORCEMENT PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER -

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Minority Senator seeks Professional Staff Member to support the Committee’s oversight and legislative activities related to law enforcement issues. This includes but is not limited to drug smuggling, Federal Protective Services, Secret Service, CBP/ICE (non-immigration related), first responder issues, emergency communications, and civil rights/civil liberties.  Primary responsibilities include the proactive development and execution of legislative and oversight actions within the Committee’s jurisdiction; conducting research; drafting official 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, be able to handle multiple projects at once, and be able to obtain a security clearance. Title and 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 Law Enforcement PSM” in the subject line


 
224779 DOMESTIC SECURITY PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER -

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Minority Senator seeks Professional Staff Member to support the Committee’s oversight and legislative activities related to chemical and biological security. This includes but is not limited to chemical security/CFATS, bio and agriculture security, pandemic preparedness and response, Coast Guard, arctic policy, and space weather.  Primary responsibilities include the entrepreneurial development and execution of legislative and oversight actions within the Committee’s jurisdiction; conducting research; drafting official 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. Title and 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 Domestic Security PSM” in the subject line


 
224778 PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER OR COUNSEL -

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Minority Senator seeks Professional Staff Members and Counsels to support the Committee’s oversight and legislative activities. Primary responsibilities include the entrepreneurial development and execution of legislative and oversight actions within the Committee’s jurisdiction; conducting research; drafting official 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 with legal and policy backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Title and 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 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" in the subject line


 
224769 SUMMER LAW CLERK - SENATOR BLUMENTHAL -

Senator Blumenthal is hiring a team of full-time Law Clerks for the summer. Senator Blumenthal’s Law Clerk Program allows individuals to become part of the legislative team that manages the Judiciary Committee portfolio for Senator Blumenthal. Law Clerks will be responsible for advising senior staff and Senator Blumenthal on legislative decisions, as well as drafting legislation, performing legal research and writing, and composing a variety of written materials. Law Clerks may also have the opportunity to collaborate with staff members in other policy areas as well, depending on the needs of the office and the interests of the student. Law Clerks must be able to write quickly and clearly, be flexible in adjusting to changing circumstances and legislative priorities, and be self-starters capable of taking responsibility for complicated, ongoing projects. Applicants must either (1) be currently enrolled in an accredited JD program, or (2) have a JD from an accredited program. Demonstrated interest in public service is preferred. To apply for the program, please submit a cover letter, resume, one 3-5 page writing sample, and current transcript to jobs@blumenthal.senate.gov with the subject line Judiciary Law Clerk. This is an unpaid position. Applications for the fall, spring, and summer sessions are processed on a rolling basis. Applications for the summer will be considered on a rolling basis until February 15


 
224766 DEPUTY PRESS SECRETARY -

The Democratic staff of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee is seeking a skilled writer to support the press operation. Duties include writing speeches, talking points, press releases, reports and other communications materials. The ideal candidate is a creative, detail-oriented and experienced writer capable of distilling a wide range of complex policy issues into relatable messaging. Additional duties will include pitching and fielding incoming press inquiries. Position requires strong research skills and the ability to operate under tight deadlines. Previous Capitol Hill or similar experience is 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. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to job_application@hsgac.senate.gov with “HSGAC Deputy Press Secretary” in the subject line


 
224765 PRESS/DIGITAL ASSISTANT -

The Democratic staff of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee is seeking a press/digital assistant to support a fast-paced and proactive press office. Responsibilities include compiling press clips, monitoring breaking news, assisting with content creation for social media platforms and website, building press lists and drafting other written materials. The ideal candidate will be detailed-oriented and possess strong written and verbal communication skills. Previous experience working with digital platforms is 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. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to job_application@hsgac.senate.gov with “HSGAC Press Assistant” in the subject line


 
224762 LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL -

Western Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Counsel to cover a broad portfolio that includes judiciary, commerce, and appropriations issues, including: immigration, judicial nominations, criminal justice and civil rights, government reform, transportation, technology, civilian space, and other related issues. The position requires 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; 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. A J.D. is preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224757 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Conservative Senator is reviewing candidates for legislative and policy work in the DC office. Successful candidates will possess diverse skills, training, and experience. Advanced legal training is a plus but not required. Advanced business and technical training or certifications welcomed. Candidates should passionately support First Amendment freedoms, individual dignity, and the power of free markets and the price system. Senate experience is a significant plus but not a requirement. All candidates should be demonstrably effective communicators in written and oral formats. Please include a cover letter with any submitted resumes that discusses significant experience in Congressional oversight, international trade, commerce, market, financial services, government reform, cyber security, and the Constitution. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224755 IMMIGRATION & BORDER SECURITY COUNSEL/PROFESSIONAL STAFF MEMBER -

The Democratic staff of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee is seeking a Professional Staff Member/Counsel to support the Committee’s oversight and legislative activities related to border security and immigration. Significant immigration policy experience including at least five years of legislative or legal experiences is required. Primary responsibilities include the entrepreneurial development and execution of legislative and oversight actions within the Committee’s jurisdiction, conducting research, drafting official correspondence, preparing the Senator for Committee hearings, meeting with stakeholders, and other associated 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. Title and 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 Immigration Position” in the subject line


 
224733 INTERNS -

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


 
224729 LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL -

Midwestern Democrat seeks a Legislative Counsel to cover a legislative portfolio for the Senator including judicial nominations, criminal justice reform, civil rights, campaign finance and related issues. Additionally, the Legislative Counsel will cover privacy, telecom and consumer protection issues for the Senator’s work on the Senate Commerce Committee. The position requires excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, comprehensive knowledge of the legislative process, and strong negotiation and analytical skills. 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 the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. Prior experience working on Capitol Hill and a J.D. is required. 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. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please email a resume and cover letter to SenateLegJobs@gmail.com with “Legislative Counsel” in the subject line


 
224728 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Midwestern Democrat seeks Legislative Aide to cover issues under the Commerce Committee’s jurisdiction, as well as agriculture, environment, energy and Native American issues.  The Legislative Aide will support the Senior Legislative Counsel. This is not a junior position and prior legislative experience is required. In addition, the position requires excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, comprehensive knowledge of the legislative process, and strong negotiation and analytical skills. 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. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please email a resume and cover letter to SenateLegJobs@gmail.com with “Legislative Aide” in the subject line


 
224726 CONSTITUENT SERVICES CASEWORKER/FIELD REPRESENTATIVE -

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. 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.


 
224712 ECONOMIC STAFFER -

Democratic senator on the Finance Committee seeks a senior legislative staffer to lead efforts on economic issues including tax, small business and banking. A significant area of focus will be on entrepreneurship and innovation. Qualified candidates will have, at a minimum, a strong policy and academic background and several years’ work experience in this area; excellent writing and research skills; and an interest in/ability to work across the aisle to get things done.  Experience in health policy a plus factor as well.  The office is an equal opportunity employer. To apply, please email your resume to demsenatorjob@gmail.com with the subject line “Econ staffer.”


 
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.


 
224692 COUNSEL -

Majority Budget Committee staff seeks Counsel to work on areas related to budget policy and enforcement. Candidates should be self-starters with strong writing, research, and communications skills and attention to detail. Candidates should be able to work well under pressure and tight timeframes and able to function effectively as a member of a team. Five years of prior experience in budget policy or Senate procedure required. Please e-mail a resume and cover letter describing experience to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224677 SPECIAL ASSISTANT -

Senator Casey is seeking a Special Assistant. Based out of the Scranton office, this individual will serve as the Senator’s in-state driver to official events, meetings, and other schedule commitments across Pennsylvania.  In addition, this position will provide administrative support to the state team in a wide variety of tasks including answering phones, compiling local news clips, and drafting correspondence among others.  A can-do attitude, attention to detail, discretion, ability to handle multiple projects, be resourceful and strong oral and written communication abilities are required.  Individuals must have impeccable driving skills, a spotless driving record and be available to work evenings and weekends. Strong Pennsylvania ties required. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Special Assistant”.  Absolutely 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.


 
224670 UPAID INTERN -

The Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs (Democratic Staff) seeks a full-time, unpaid intern for Spring 2019. The duties of the position include assisting Committee staff in managing the front office, administrative work, researching, writing correspondence to veterans, and participating in the preparation for hearings, and other legislative work. The internship provides an opportunity to gain firsthand knowledge about how a Senate Committee works to pass legislation, conducts oversight on federal agencies and programs, and implements policy. Interns will also be exposed to the inner-workings of a Senator’s personal office; they will have the opportunity to interact with interns and staffers from the personal office. The ideal intern should be an excellent writer, with the ability to write clearly and concisely; self-motivated; adaptable; and passionate about issues facing our nation’s veterans. Veterans and those with military connections are especially invited to apply, but applications will be reviewed equally. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, and interns are expected to start in mid-January. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample (1-2 pages) to svacdems@gmail.com


 
224640 ENVIRONMENTAL COUNSEL -

The Chairman of a Senate Committee is seeking an attorney with four or more years of litigation or policy experience to serve as an environmental counsel.  Prior experience working on Capitol Hill or in the Executive Branch required.  This is an exempt, full-time position, and salary will be commensurate with experience. Responsibilities include advising the Committee on one or more environmental statutes including the Clean Water Act and NEPA; developing legislative proposals and strategy, and planning and conducting hearings; following the policy activities of the Environmental Protection Agency, the Council on Environmental Quality, and state environmental agencies; and performing other duties as assigned. Qualifications: J.D. degree with top academic credentials; four or more years of litigation or policy experience; experience analyzing regulations, case law, and statutes; excellent oral and written communication skills; strong leadership and organizational skills; ability to work well under pressure and deadlines; strong interpersonal skills, team player; commitment to public service; thorough knowledge of the legislative process; and availability to work long hours when needed. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224637 MOUNTAIN STATE PRESS INTERNSHIP -

Senator Manchin seeks an enthusiastic, professional student or recent post-graduate to assist an aggressive and fast-paced press office.  Tasks include compiling daily press and broadcast clips, organizing, maintaining and updating media lists, drafting press releases, assisting with social media, conducting brief research projects as well as additional tasks to assist the press team. Preference will be given to candidates with West Virginia ties and those who can commit to a fulltime internship.  This internship will begin in January 2019.  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


 
224614 LAW CLERK -

The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations majority (Republican) staff seeks current law students or recent law school graduates for an unpaid clerkship for the 2019 Spring Semester.  Applicants must be motivated and hard-working and have strong written and oral communication skills.  Responsibilities include conducting research, preparing memoranda for professional staff, participating in preparation for hearings, and handling various administrative tasks including answering phone calls and directing meetings to staff.  Full-time applicants strongly preferred; part-time applicants welcome. Please email a resume and cover letter to SenateJobOpenings@gmail.com with the subject line Spring 2019 Clerkship Application. Please state your preferred start date and the days and times you are available to work each week in the email


 
224613 JUDICIARY COMMITTEE LAW CLERK -

The Senate Judiciary Committee (Republican) is seeking a law clerk to assist the Committee’s crime team in Washington, DC. Law clerks assist with legislative research, hearing and memo preparation, and related tasks.  Qualified applicants must be enrolled in law school or have a law degree and have strong research and writing skills.  Part-time or full-time applicants welcome.  This is an unpaid position.  Please email resume, writing sample, and three references for consideration to judiciaryclerkship@gmail.com


 
224590 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT, OREGON DEMOCRAT -

Oregon Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle a diverse portfolio covering higher education, Labor, select health programs and a variety of other domestic policy matters. Please submit resume and cover letter to oregonlaopening@gmail.com


 
224569 STAFF ASSISTANT/DRIVER -

Senior Democratic West Coast Senator is seeking a dependable, detail-oriented, and highly-motivated individual capable of working independently with excellent organizational, time management and problem solving skills for a Staff Assistant/Driver position in the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include driving the Senator and aiding in a variety of administrative duties. Qualified candidates must have impeccable driving skills and a vehicle. This position requires the individual be available for extended and unscheduled hours (including nights, weekends and/or holidays). Please email resume and cover letter to staffassistantdriver18@gmail.comThe 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 prohibited by applicable federal law


 
224396 IMMIGRATION COUNSEL -

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


 
224271 COUNSEL (OVERSIGHT & INVESTIGATIONS) -

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