Revised: October 19, 2019 at 08:01 AM

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To apply for advertised positions, please follow the application instructions at the end of each advertisement. Indicate the job referral number associated with each ad and submit a separate resume for every position for which you wish to apply.


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225393 SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR -

Democratic Senator seeks an experienced IT advisor to serve as the office’s System Administrator. The position will be based in the Washington, D.C. office and the individual will oversee and provide technology support for both DC and the state offices. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, updating, maintaining and troubleshooting hardware and software; oversight of the office budget allocated to the purchase of IT-related items; maintaining an archiving process for electronic data; maintaining the office’s inventory of all electronic devices and equipment; providing training and support related to IT systems; and serving as the POC for Senate support agencies on information technology issues. Position reports to the Administrative Director. Familiarity with Senate IT procedures and policies, as well as IQ is preferred. Successful candidate must bring significant knowledge of a wide range of apps/ software programs, proven ability to provide proactive and innovative solutions to an offices technology needs and be self-motivated, responsive, organized and detail-oriented. Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
225392 UNPAID INTERNSHIP -

The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations majority (Republican) staff seeks interns to start immediately. Applicants must be motivated and hard-working, and have strong written and oral communication skills. Responsibilities include conducting research, preparing memoranda for professional staff, participating in preparation for hearings, and various administrative tasks including answering phone calls and directing meetings to staff. Full-time applicants preferred and part-time applicants welcome. Accommodating of student schedules but prefer at least 15-20 hours per week. Please email resumes with the subject line PSI Internship Application to SenateJobOpenings@gmail.com. Please state your preferred start date and the days and times you are available to work each week in the email


 
225391 CHIEF ACQUISITION OFFICER (#352) -

U.S. Senate, Sergeant at Arms Office (SAA), Acquisitions division seeks Chief Acquisition Officer (#352). This is executive level contracting work that ensures the timely delivery of products and services to the U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms and Senate as a whole. The Chief Acquisition Officer works closely with the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Privacy Officer, and General Counsel to ensure fair competition and adherence to established acquisition policies and regulations. FAC-C Level III or equivalent (Certified Procurement
Professional (CPP) Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DA WIA) Level III) certification required
. To apply, visit sen.gov/NN1Y and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act. 


 
225390 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator seeks an organized, energetic, and detail-oriented staff assistant. This person will possess a high degree of organization with the ability to multi-task in a faced-paced environment. Duties include but are not limited to answering and routing phone calls, fulfilling various constituent requests, greeting visitors to the office, and running the intern program. The staff assistant will also assist and oversee tours of the Capitol for constituents. Southern ties and a vehicle are preferred. To apply please submit a resume and cover letter to gopsenatejobs@gmail.com. Previous hill experience strongly preferred


 
225389 REGIONAL COORDINATOR - MARQUETTE, MICHIGAN -

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


 
225388 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator is seeking a personable, dependable and professional Staff Assistant for their DC office. Duties include answering phones, greeting visitors in the front office, and various administrative duties. Candidate must be detail-oriented, organized and possess exceptional customer service skills. The ability to effectively function in a fast-paced environment is required. This is an entry level position. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to senaterepublicanapplicants@gmail.com


 
225387 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

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


 
225386 SPRING PAID INTERNS -

Senator Martha McSally is currently accepting applications for the spring term for paid interns. Open to current college students and recent graduates. We are willing to work with academic institutions to meet requirements for credit. The hours are flexible to accommodate students' hectic course schedules with preference for full time availability, but hours generally run 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. when Congress is in session, and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. when not in session. Interns will assist staff with tasks including processing mail and letters, scheduling and leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, attending committee hearings, and helping with legislative and media efforts.  As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office. Arizona ties are a plus. Please apply before November 1st by COB. Information about the internship program, along with the application, can be found online at: https://www.mcsally.senate.gov/services/internships


 
225385 COMMITTEE ON HOMELAND SECURITY AND GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS - SPRING INTERNS -

The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Office of the Ranking Member, is accepting applications for its Spring 2019 Intern program. Applicants must be motivated, hardworking, and have strong written and oral communication skills. Both programs are paid with an expected time commitment of 40 hours a week. 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 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 submit your application along with a resume, writing sample, and transcript to this link


 
225384 COMMITTEE ON HOMELAND SECURITY AND GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS - SPRING LAW CLERKS -

The Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Office of the Ranking Member, is accepting applications for its Spring 2019 Law Clerk program. 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 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 submit your application along with a resume, writing sample, and transcript to this link


 
225383 UNPAID CLERKSHIP -

The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations majority (Republican) staff seeks unpaid law clerks for the Spring of 2019. Applicants must be motivated and hard-working, and have strong written and oral communication skills. Responsibilities include conducting research, preparing memoranda for professional staff, participating in preparation for hearings, and various administrative tasks including answering phone calls and directing meetings to staff. Full-time applicants preferred and part-time applicants welcome. Accommodating of student schedules but prefer at least 15-20 hours per week. Please email resumes with the subject line Spring 2019 Clerkship Application to SenateJobOpenings@gmail.com. Please state your preferred start date and the days and times you are available to work each week in the email.


 
225382 ASSISTANT SCHEDULER/DRIVER -

Conservative Republican Senator is seeking a dependable, detail-oriented, and highly motivated individual to serve in Assistant Scheduler/Driver position in the Washington, D.C. office. The candidate must be capable of working independently, managing time effectively, and solving problems. Responsibilities include assisting the scheduler, driving the Senator, staffing the Senator at various on-campus events and official duties, and aiding in a variety of administrative duties in the office. Qualified candidates must have an impeccable driving record and a vehicle. This position requires the individual be available for extended and unscheduled hours (including nights, and occasional weekends and/or holidays). Additional duties as assigned. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
225381 RICHARD BRYAN INTERN SCHOLARSHIP -

Sen. Jacky Rosen’s Office seeks students from Nevada or those studying in Nevada for the Richard Bryan Intern Scholarship this spring. The recipient will receive a full-time, paid internship opportunity in the Senator’s DC office where their responsibilities will include legislative research, assisting with administrative tasks, leading Capitol tours, processing mail, assisting staff in writing memos and attending briefings and hearings. In order to be eligible for the Richard Bryan Internship Scholarship, students must be a resident of Nevada or be enrolled in an accredited college or university in Nevada; must demonstrate financial need; must not be receiving outside financial aid for their internship; and must have demonstrated an interest in public service and the legislative process. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Interested candidates please complete the internship application found at: https://www.rosen.senate.gov/services/internships by November 15, 2019.


 
225380 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Senator Merkley’s Washington DC office seeks a Legislative Correspondent to draft quality constituent letters within a deadline-driven system. Other responsibilities include organizing appropriations requests, policy research, legislative work, and scheduling support for a Legislative Assistant. This position requires excellent communications and analytical skills. This portfolio handles appropriations, public lands conservation & management, natural resources, and Native American issues. Qualified candidates should be motivated self-starters, highly organized, strong attention to detail, demonstrated strong writers, able to multitask, and eager to join a mission-oriented team that thrives in a fast-paced environment. Ideal candidate will have experience with data and systems, and have a familiarity with the budget and appropriations process. Relevant experience and Oregon/Northwest ties preferred, but not required. 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. 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 to apply as we endeavor to best serve constituents from every background. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to DC_Positions@merkley.senate.gov. DEADLINE: Sunday, October 20th


 
225379 LAW CLERK -

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


 
225377 SPRING HELP COMMITTEE INTERNS/LAW CLERKS -

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), Office of the Ranking Member, seeks unpaid interns and law clerks for the spring of 2020. The positions offer undergraduate, graduate, and law students the opportunity to gain substantive experience in a Senate office while participating directly in the legislative process. Intern and law clerk responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting Committee staff in performing office duties, conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memorandums, and assisting in hearing preparation. Interns and law clerks play a key role in the office and will work closely with senior policy advisors and counsels. HELP Committee: The HELP Committee works on a wide range of issues in the areas of health, education, labor, workforce, pensions, and oversight. Please specify within your application which office or offices you would prefer to work in. Qualifications: Applicants should have (i) an interest in public policy and (ii) a desire to learn. They also must have good attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Openings: Health Policy Intern: interest and experience in health-related matters, including but not limited to: the Affordable Care Act, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, children’s health, the Food and Drug Administration, health equity/disparities, health information technology, health workforce, Medicare/Medicaid, mental health, the National Institutes of Health, public health and preparedness, and/or women’s health. Education Policy Intern: interest in education-related policy, including: early childhood, k-12, postsecondary, workforce, and civil rights issues. Interest or experience teaching or working with students encouraged. Labor Policy Law Clerk: clerkship open to current law students or recent law school graduates who have an interest in or experience in issues facing workers, including workers’ rights, minimum wage and overtime, union rights and collective bargaining, inequality, occupational safety and health, international labor rights, family and medical leave, equal pay, and equal employment opportunity and civil rights. Pensions Intern or Law Clerk: clerkship open to current law students and LLM candidates who have an interest in retirement policy. The Pensions team covers a wide range of topics from multiemployer defined benefit pension plans to 401(k)s to DOL’s conflicts of interest rule to coverage and leakage policies, among many other issues.  Please note relevant classes taken, if any, in your cover letter. Oversight Law Clerk: clerkship open to current law students or recent law school graduates who are interested in health, education, and labor law and policies that strive to protect consumers, workers, and the public. Previous experience in government is not required but candidates should have a general understanding of the legislative process. Communications Intern: interest in press and communications, including: social media, press releases, speechwriting, op-ed writing, and media outreach (ii) an interest in public policy and (iii) a desire to learn. Strong candidates will demonstrate good attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Writing and research experience preferred. Policy issues will vary. Applicants for the communications position should prioritize press-oriented writing samples over academic-oriented ones. Disability Policy Intern or Law Clerk: interest in issues and policy as it relates to individuals with disabilities that may include: equitable educational opportunities, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, seclusion and restraint, alternate assessment, equitable employment opportunities, AbilityOne, efforts to phase out subminimum wage, health care broadly, home and community based services, health disparities, Medicaid, and disability rights. Applications: Interested applicants should apply to this position by submitting a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and application form found on the OAM website. New users will have to sign up on the OAM portal to apply. Please indicate your availability. The deadline for the spring 2020 internship program is Friday, November 1st, 2019. This office is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity or sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, gender, uniformed service, genetic information, or any other factor


 
225376 PRESS ASSISTANT -

Pacific Northwest Senator seeks detail-oriented Press Assistant to join active communications team. Responsibilities include compiling daily press clips; building and maintaining press lists; conducting research; drafting press releases, advisories, memos, talking points, and other materials; fielding incoming media inquiries; and assisting the communications team with other tasks as necessary. Candidate must be a strong writer, self-starter, comfortable working in teams, and able to produce high-quality work under tight deadlines. Pacific Northwest ties 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. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line. Deadline to apply is October 18, 2019.


 
225375 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Northwestern Democratic Senator seeks a personable, dependable and professional Staff Assistant for her DC office. Primary responsibilities include answering phones, greeting visitors, managing interns, giving tours and various administrative duties as needed. Candidate must be able to work independently; be detail-oriented and organized; possess excellent oral and written communications skills; and have exceptional customer service skills. The ability to efficiently multi-task, and be able to function effectively in a fast-paced environment are required. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225374 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

GOP Senator seeks a hardworking and quick-learning Legislative Assistant in the Washington D.C. Office. Primary duties include managing a legislative portfolio, approving and supervising the completion of relevant constituent correspondence, and assisting in the development of policy positions and legislative initiatives. This is a full-time position and candidates are expected to be highly committed. Ideal candidates are detail-oriented self-starters, who have strong communication skills (both speaking and writing), are highly organized, and have a good sense of humor. Previous Hill experience, ties to western states, a law degree, and experience with healthcare and/or telecommunications issues is preferred, but not required. This is not an entry level position. Please email a cover letter and resume to senatejob49@gmail.com and put “Legislative Assistant Opening” in the subject line


 
225373 INTERNS/LAW CLERKS/FELLOWS -

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 2020 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 senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line. No phone calls or drop-ins please. 


 
225372 CYBERSECURITY PRINCIPAL SPECIALIST - (#5358) -

U.S. Senate, Sergeant at Arms Office (SAA), Cybersecurity, Information Assurance, Audit division seeks Cybersecurity Principal Specialist - (#5358). This is advanced professional work coordinating, developing, evaluating, and implementing cybersecurity standards and procedures to protect centralized and distributed information systems, applications, and data. To apply, visit sen.gov/NN1Y and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act. 


 
225371 SPEECHWRITER/WRITER -

Democratic Senator seeks writer/speechwriter for key office position. Duties include drafting and editing speeches, articles,  congressional testimony, and related material on a wide variety of topics.  Position requires strong analytical, writing, editing, research and proofreading skills as well as working knowledge of Congress.  Ideal candidate will have strong interest and background in policy and several years specialized experience in speechwriting or related area. This position will work closely with Senator and issue-area experts. Personal statement and writing samples requested. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, personal statement, and writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
225370 SPRING 2020 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, part-time legal clerkships for Spring 2020. 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 6:00 p.m. EST on November 8, 2019. Please include the job referral number in the subject line of your application submission email. No phone calls or drop-ins please


 
225369 SPRING PRESS INTERN -

U.S. Senator Gary Peters’ office is seeking a full-time press intern for the spring who can assist a fast-paced communications team. Responsibilities include media monitoring and research, writing media advisories and press releases, drafting social media and general communications office support. Ideal candidate possesses strong writing skills, works well under deadline and thrives juggling multiple assignments. Michigan ties are preferred though not required. This position is unpaid and start date would be in early January 2020. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, references, and writing sample to Peters_Intern@peters.senate.gov with the subject “Press Intern.” The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply


 
225368 DIGITAL MEDIA COORDINATOR -

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


 
225367 PRESS SECRETARY -

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) seeks a proactive, resourceful press secretary with at least five years of communications experience. Ideal applicant is a quick and clean writer, detail-oriented, able to juggle numerous tasks successfully, and excels under tight deadlines. The press secretary will be responsible for writing press releases, advisories, quotes, and occasional op-eds on national issues. He or she will also help coordinate interviews with reporters, set up press events and press conferences, develop relationships with the media, and staff the Senator. Office is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates should submit resume and two writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.govindicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225366 SPRING LEGISLATIVE INTERNSHIPS -

Senator Schumer’s office seeks legislative interns for the Spring 2020 term in his Washington, DC office. Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to: researching legislative issues, attending hearings, preparing follow-up memos, answering phones, processing mail and other administrative duties. This internship presents an opportunity for both a unique learning experience and an inside look at the political process. Applicants must be hard-working, have strong writing and communication skills and have a demonstrated interest in public policy. Candidates with ties to New York are encouraged to apply. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Paid internships are available to interns who have been accepted into the internship program and are able to certify financial need and meet eligibility criteria. If interested, please apply here


 
225365 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. Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and 1-2 page writing sample to sinemaresumes@gmail.com. Applications received by October 11 will receive priority


 
225363 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT - HEALTH AND EDUCATION -

Progressive New England Senator seeks a legislative assistant to lead the health and education portfolio. The ideal candidate will have excellent writing, analytical, and interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet tight deadlines in a rigorous environment. The successful candidate will have relevant policy experience and awareness of current issues in the health and education space. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: meeting with stakeholders; preparing policy research memos, talking points, and vote recommendations; and analyzing legislative and regulatory developments and recommending appropriate responses. This is not an entry level position; at least 3+ years of prior Hill experience required. 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. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
225362 SPECIAL ASSISTANT/DRIVER -

Democratic Senator is seeking a dependable, extroverted, good-humored, detail-oriented, and highly motivated individual to serve as a Special Assistant/Driver position in the Washington, D.C. office. The candidate must be capable of working independently, managing time effectively, and solving problems. Responsibilities include driving the Senator, staffing the Senator at various on-campus events and official duties, and aiding in a variety of administrative duties in the office. Qualified candidates must have an impeccable driving record and a vehicle. This position requires the individual be available for extended and unscheduled hours (including nights, weekends and/or holidays). Additional duties as assigned. This is 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, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
225361 JUDICIARY COMMITTEE COUNSEL FOR REPUBLICAN SENATOR -

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


 
225359 SPRING INTERNS -

Senator Jon Tester’s office seeks interns for his Washington D.C. office for Spring 2020. Responsibilities include researching legislative issues, attending hearings, preparing memos, assisting with constituent services, and various administrative duties. Applicants must be motivated, self-starters and ready to be a part of a fast-paced office. This internship is a great introduction to Capitol Hill. Montana ties are preferred, but not required. Applications are due by November 1, 2019. To apply, please fill out the application found at tester.senate.gov, and email a cover letter, resume, 2-3 references and a brief writing sample (all in pdf form) to Tester_Interns@tester.senate.gov.


 
225358 SPRING 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 Spring of 2020. Qualified applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students and must be able to work from 9 am – 6 pm out of the D.C. office. Candidates must possess strong writing skills, an interest in media and politics. Applications are due by November 1, 2019. To apply, please fill out the application found at tester.senate.gov, and email a cover letter, resume, 2-3 references and a brief writing sample (all in pdf form) to Tester_Interns@tester.senate.gov.


 
225356 CONSTITUENT SERVICES LIAISON -

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


 
225355 LEGAL STAFF ASSISTANT -

The Secretary of the Senate is seeking a Legal Staff Assistant. This is administrative work providing support to Counsel, Paralegals, and Litigation Secretaries and providing general office support in a legal environment for the Office of Senate Chief Counsel for Employment (SCCE). Work includes greeting and assisting clients and visitors, including Senators and their staff; monitoring and answering main office phone lines; filing documents with D.C. federal courts in accordance with statutory provisions; delivering and picking up legal documents in the D.C. metro area; coordinating the scheduling and preparation of seminars; operating audio-visual (AV) equipment at seminars; tracking and reporting SCCE website traffic; maintaining the office’s law library, including periodic loose-leaf updates and volume replacement; shredding documents; and other duties as assigned. 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.This is a NONPARTISAN position in a NONPARTISAN office. The complete vacancy announcement and application may be found on the Employment link of Webster or https://www.senate.gov/visiting/employment.htm  under the Secretary of the Senate. Please submit your application, resume and cover letter by 11:59 pm, October 31, 2019.  Late applications will not be accepted. Previous applicants need not reapply.


 
225354 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Democratic Senator seeks Staff Assistant for Washington, DC office.  Applicants must possess a professional telephone manner, excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced work environment, and knowledge of current events.  Responsibilities will include: answering phones and directing calls to the appropriate staff member, greeting visitors, performing general administrative duties, and organizing flag or tour requests.  Individual must be available to work long hours, if necessary.  Hill experience 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.  Please e-mail cover letter and resume to legjobs@email.senate.gov with “Staff Assistant” in the subject line.


 
225353 SPRING SEMESTER LAW CLERK - SENATOR BLUMENTHAL -

Senator Blumenthal is hiring a team of Law Clerks for the spring 2020 semester. 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, 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 fall will be considered on a rolling basis until November 1


 
225352 CASEWORKER -

Senator Cardin seeks a caseworker based in our Baltimore, MD office. This position covers many issues but key is immigration/passports/State Department.  Occasional travel to other parts of the state for outreach. Familiarity with immigration laws/regulations/procedures and fluency in Spanish strongly preferred. This is a very active portfolio.  Equal opportunity office with applicants of diverse backgrounds encouraged.  No phone calls, drop ins or emails directly to the office or to staff.  Please submit cover letter, resume and short writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
225351 SENATE FOREIGN RELATIONS COMMITTEE INTERNSHIP -

The Democratic Staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee seeks applicants for a spring 2020 internship. Interns will work with staff teams to provide research, track hearings and legislation, draft memos, and take notes at high-level meetings. Successful applicants will have excellent research and writing skills, as well as academic or professional experience in international relations or a similar field. Both graduate and undergraduate students may apply. Applicants with full-time availability are strongly encouraged to apply, although part-time applicants will also be considered. Hill experience and NJ ties are both a plus. This internship is unpaid, although a limited number of stipends are available to highly-qualified candidates who could not otherwise afford to participate in an unpaid internship in Washington D.C. Please send a completed application, a resume, and a cover letter, all in PDF format, to democratic_internship@foreign.senate.gov by November 1, 2019


 
225350 PRESS INTERN -

Senator Schumer’s office seeks press interns for fall term in Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include compiling press clips, answering reporter inquiries, assisting with press conferences and press releases, talking points, and memos, conducting research, and assisting the press staff with the daily operations of a very active press office. Applicants must work well under pressure, have excellent written and oral communication skills and a desire to learn. Previous experience is not required, but candidates with Northeast ties, who have an interest in communications and a general understanding of government are encouraged to apply. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Paid internships are available to interns who have been accepted into the internship program and are able to certify financial need and meet eligibility criteria. If interested, please apply here


 
225349 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

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


 
225348 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Active and engaged Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Correspondent with a primary focus on energy and environment issues. Responsibilities include drafting constituent correspondence, meeting with constituents, and conducting legislative research. The position requires excellent writing and research skills, attention to detail, time management, and commitment to superior constituent service. The ideal candidate will be able to perform in a fast-paced environment and as part of a collaborative team. Hill experience and background in energy and environment policy is preferred. This office is an equal opportunity employer, committed to developing an organization that is reflective of and attentive to the needs of the diverse community we serve. The office does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225345 INTERNS -

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


 
225343 PRESS INTERNSHIP -

The Office of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is looking for an individual who is interested in a full-time Press Internship, starting immediately. If accepted, you will work closely with the communications team and gain valuable experience. Interns help coordinate logistics for press conferences in the U.S. Capitol, answer press calls, assist with media monitoring, rapid response, and the Senator’s daily clips collection and distribution. Tasks require individuals to be detail oriented with strong writing and grammar skills. Recent graduates with a communication or political science background are encouraged to apply. This position is for immediate availability only. To apply: Please fill out the DC Press Internship Application which can be found at: HERE


 
225341 COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -

The Office of U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) - Ranking Member of the Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee - seeks an experienced Communications Director to manage a large and aggressive communications operation. The Communications Director must be a strong manager and team player, able to collaborate effectively across all departments under tight deadlines. This is a senior-level position that reports directly to the Chief-of-Staff. A strong work ethic is required, and non-traditional work hours are expected. Excellent verbal and written communications skills, on-the-record experience, and strong, established reporter relationships are a must. Experience on Capitol Hill and/or political campaigns preferred. In addition, successful candidates will also have:

·         Experience working directly with Members of Congress, elected officials, candidates, or other high-level principles;

·         Experience working with a principle to craft a message that effectively communicates the principle’s vision and priorities, building a strategic long-term communications plan to promote that message, and following through to execute that plan;  

·         Excellent judgement, organization skills, and attention to detail – familiarity with the legislative process a plus;

·         Demonstrated management skills and a passion for nurturing the professional development of others;

·         An understanding of the Senator’s priorities and a passion for economic justice.  

The office is an equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages all interested candidates to apply, including women, people of color, veterans, and LGBTQIA individuals. Qualified applicants please email a cover letter, resume, a clip of a story you worked to place and a separate writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. Feel free to be creative with writing samples. Traditional speeches or op-eds are welcome, as are communications plans, memos or anything that demonstrates your writing and strategic thinking ability. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

 


 
225333 DIGITAL MANAGER -

Senior Democratic Senator and Ranking Member of a Committee seeks Digital Manager for fast-paced communications office. This person will be responsible for managing the Committee’s online presence on all social media platforms, creating dynamic and appropriate content for different platforms, and monitoring online mentions. Additional responsibilities include coordinating content for the Committee’s website, compiling daily clips and other duties as assigned.  The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a demonstrated ability to generate creative ideas and content under tight deadlines.  All applicants should have excellent writing skills, some degree of professional social media and digital experience (specifically graphic design, photo and video editing skills). West Virginia ties preferred but not required. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, color, age, religion, national origin, or disability. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume and two digital work samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225332 HEALTH LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Midwestern republican senator seeks a legislative assistant to handle a variety of legislative issues.  Responsibilities include: health, commerce, education, labor, pensions, small business, and telecom issues.  Candidates should have 5+ years of experience on Capitol Hill, or related government work.  Knowledge of Senate procedure and the committee process is critical. Qualified candidates should possess strong verbal and written communication skills.  The applicant must be able to work on a team.  A familiarity with the Midwest region is preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225331 ENERGY LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Midwestern republican senator seeks a legislative assistant to handle a variety of legislative issues.  Responsibilities include: energy, environment, and natural resources.  Candidates should have 5+ years of experience on Capitol Hill, or related government work.  Knowledge of Senate procedure and the committee process is critical.  The candidate should be experienced working with oil, gas, renewable energy, and coal issues. Qualified candidates should possess strong verbal and written communication skills.  The applicant must be able to work on a team.  A familiarity with the midwest region is preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225327 EASTERN WASHINGTON REPRESENTATIVE -

United States Senator Patty Murray seeks Eastern Washington Representative in her Spokane office. Responsibilities include Veterans outreach and day to day case management of Veterans  and other constituent service in the Eastern Washington region.  There will be close interaction and coordination with Senator Murray’s policy team.  The ideal candidate has experience working with veterans communities or Veterans Administration, an understanding of Congressional offices and strong ties to Washington state.  Additionally, the individual will be a team player, excellent communicator, problem solver and possess strong writing skills. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, uniformed service, genetic information, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), or any other factor. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: SenatorMurrayStateOfficeJobs@gmail.com The application window for this position closes Friday, September 27, 2019.


 
225325 LOWER HUDSON VALLEY REGION NEW YORK REGIONAL ASSISTANT (New York, NY) -

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


 
225320 LAW CLERKS -

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) is seeking law clerks for the spring of 2020 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 November 1, 2019.


 
225319 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

A senior Northeast Democratic Senator seeks a legislative assistant to handle housing, banking, budget and rural development issues.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, advising and staffing the Senator, analyzing legislative developments, recommending strategies on bills and amendments, and working closely with state and communication staff. A strong working knowledge of the appropriations process is desired. Familiarity with federal policy and programs is essential. This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure. This is not an entry-level position. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225316 SENIOR POLICY ADVISOR -

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Ranking Member seeks a Senior Policy Advisor to lead the Committee’s government affairs team. Primary responsibilities include managing staff in the entrepreneurial development and execution of legislative and oversight actions within the Committee’s jurisdiction; preparing the Senator for Committee hearings and markups; meeting with stakeholders; and other associated responsibilities. This portfolio includes: government operations and reform, regulatory reform, federal employment matters, government ethics, spending oversight, environmental policy, and more. This is a senior level position. Management experience is required. Candidates must excel at managing a team, be exceptionally strong writers, detail-oriented, be able to work under tight deadlines, and be able to handle multiple projects at once. Salary will be based on education and experience. The Committee is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. The Committee strongly encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to job_application@hsgac.senate.gov with “HSGAC Senior Advisor” in the subject line


 
225315 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

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


 
225305 SUBURBAN COMMUNITY OUTREACH COORDINATOR -

The Office of U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth seeks a full-time Suburban Community Outreach Coordinator based in the Senator’s Chicago Office. Responsibilities include representing the Senator at events and meetings throughout the greater Chicago metro area, tracking and providing analysis on key issues, building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders and elected officials and staffing the Senator as needed. The ideal applicant must be self-motivated and team oriented, be able to multi-task effectively and have a strong knowledge of issues impacting suburban Cook County and the five collar counties. Applicants should have excellent written and oral communication skills. Previous experience working in a government office and current residency in suburban Cook County or the collar counties is also preferred. The Office of Senator Tammy Duckworth is an equal opportunity employer. Please contact us for any accommodations needed in the application process. Please e-mail a cover letter, writing sample and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225302 STAFF ASSISTANT/DRIVER -

Senator Tom Carper (D-Delaware) is seeking a dependable, discreet, detail-oriented, and highly-motivated individual for a Staff Assistant/Driver position in the Delaware office. Candidates should have a strong work ethic and be a self-starter capable of working independently but also as part of a team. Candidates must also have excellent organizational, time management and problem solving skills. Responsibilities include driving the Senator throughout Delaware and occasionally in the surrounding Mid-Atlantic region, including Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland and D.C., as well as aiding the Senator and Senate staff in a variety of administrative duties. Qualified candidates must have an impeccable driving record and a vehicle. This position requires the individual be available for extended and unscheduled hours (including nights, weekends and/or holidays). Additional duties as assigned. Deadline for applicants is Friday, September 13 by COB. Please email resume and cover letter to scheduling.carper@gmail.com


 
225297 PROCTOR (652) -

The United States Senate Page Program seeks a Proctor (652) for page residence which houses high school students from across the nation. Duties include supervising students, enforcing rules, and planning activities. Bachelor's degree required. Experience working with adolescents or as a resident assistant preferred. Compensation includes competitive salary and federal benefits. This is a full-time, commuter position. Applicants must have flexible schedules which permit evening, overnight, and weekend assignments. Work schedule is particularly conducive for individuals currently enrolled, or considering pursuit of a degree granting program. To apply, visit sen.gov/NN1Y and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act. 


 
225290 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 record and a vehicle. This position requires the individual be available for extended and unscheduled hours (including nights, weekends and/or holidays). Additional duties as assigned. Deadline for applicants is Thursday, September 5th at COB. Please email resume and cover letter to staffassistant19@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 (including sexual orientation and gender identity) or any other factors.


 
225281 REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE -

Senator Casey seeks a Regional Representative for his Pittsburgh office to work under the direction of the SWPA Regional Director and the Outreach Director.  This individual will act as the Senator's liaison to government, community and constituent groups and civic leaders; monitor local developments, opinions and concerns in the region; represent the Senator at community events; as well as other duties assigned. The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communications skills, a demonstrated capability to generate new ideas, and the ability to manage multiple projects at a time.  Qualified applicants will have some experience in government and/or community outreach, strong ties to southwestern Pennsylvania, and a strong knowledge of local issues, geography and demographics.  Experience with rural communities and outreach a huge plus. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “SWPA Regional Rep.”  Absolutely no phone calls or drop-bys, please. This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to participate effectively in the application or hiring processes are encouraged to request an accommodation at any time during those processes. Requests for accommodation should be directed to open_positions@casey.senate.gov.


 
225274 HEALTH CARE FELLOW -

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


 
225265 PARALEGAL/LEGAL ASSISTANT -

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


 
225262 PRESS SECRETARY -

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


 
225230 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

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


 
225214 PRESS INTERN -

The Office of U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) is seeking applicants for an unpaid press internship for the Fall 2019 semester (September-December) in Washington, DC. Tasks will include tracking press clips, monitoring social media, and assisting with writing projects. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students residing in the Washington, DC area that can preferably work multiple days a week from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Prior internship experience in press and government preferred but not required. Click here to apply


 
225166 POLICY ANALYST -

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


 
225162 LEGISLATIVE AND PRESS INTERNSHIPS -

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


 
225159 PRESS SECRETARY -

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


 
225158 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

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


 
225156 CONSTITUENT SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE -

Senator Edward J. Markey seeks a Constituent Services Representative for his Boston office. Responsibilities include managing a significant casework portfolio, liaising with federal agencies, conducting outreach, some advance functions, and assisting with various special projects. Applicants must be organized, detail-oriented, and have a strong interest in public service. In addition, applicants should have at least a Bachelor’s degree, excellent oral and written communication skills, and good humor. Ties to Massachusetts are required. If interested in the position, please email a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. This office is an equal opportunity employer.


 
225145 FALL 2019 INTERNSHIPS (BOSTON, MA) -

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


 
225139 PAID INTERNSHIPS -

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


 
225133 INTERN -

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


 
225132 STAFF ASSISTANT -

The Office of U.S. Senator Gary Peters seeks an ambitious staff assistant for its Detroit office. This position will help with front office duties including answering phones, greeting constituents and completing grant and commemorative letters. Additionally, this position will provide support to the outreach and casework staff; candidates will need an upbeat attitude in addition to being organized and detail oriented. Ideal candidates will have a college degree, demonstrated excellent writing skills, and enjoy working as part of a team. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply. To apply, please email cover letter, resume and three writing samples to senatemichiganjobs@gmail.com. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity


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

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


 
225108 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

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


 
225092 PRESS SECRETARY -

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


 
225064 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Aide to focus on tax and trade portfolio.  Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, attending constituent meetings, conducting research, drafting memos and talking points, tracking legislation, and working closely with legislative assistant, state staff and a robust press operation.  This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in an extremely fast-paced environment. Individual must be knowledgeable of current legislative and non-legislative issues, and have a thorough understanding of the legislative process.  This is not an entry-level position.   This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.  Interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to legjobs@email.senate.gov ATTN: Tax Leg Aide in the subject line.


 
225063 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Northeast Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Aide to focus on energy, environment and FEMA portfolio.  Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, attending constituent meetings, conducting research, drafting memos and talking points, tracking legislation, and working closely with legislative assistant, state staff and a robust press operation.  This position requires excellent communication, research and writing skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in an extremely fast-paced environment. Individual must be knowledgeable of current legislative and non-legislative issues, and have a thorough understanding of the legislative process.  This is not an entry-level position.   This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.  Interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to legjobs@email.senate.gov ATTN: Environment Leg Aide in the subject line. 


 
225047 COUNSEL/PROFESSIONAL STAFF -

Democratic Senator on the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee seeks a Counsel/Professional staff. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing legislative and policy proposals; agency oversight; drafting policy memoranda; attending constituent and stakeholder meetings; and preparing for Congressional hearings and floor debate. Applicants should have knowledge of the National Labor Relations Act, Davis-Bacon and Related Acts, the Service Contract Act, and other employment law statutes. They must also work well under pressure, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and have a desire to learn. Applicants with a law degree are strongly preferred. CLOSES May 17. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: HELPDemsJob@gmail.com. The Office is an equal employment opportunity employer in accordance with the requirements of Senate Rules, regulations and applicable federal laws. The Office does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, uniformed service, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other factors


 
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.