Revised: November 13, 2018 at 12:37 PM

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

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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224636 SPRING INTERNS -

Senator Jon Tester's office seeks interns for his Washington D.C. office for spring 2018. Responsibilities include researching legislative issues, attending hearings, preparing memos, assisting with constituent services, and various administrative duties. Applicants must be motivated, self-starters and ready to be a part of a fast-paced office. This unpaid internship is a great introduction to Capitol Hill. Montana ties are preferred. To apply, visit tester.senate.gov for required materials, and email a completed application to tester_interns@tester.senate.gov.


 
224635 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Midwestern Democratic Senator and member of Senate Health Education Labor Pensions (HELP) Committee seeks a Legislative Assistant for Health Care Policy. The Legislative Assistant serves as the Senator’s principal advisor and representative on all legislative and policy matters related to health care policy, as well as food and nutrition policy. Responsibilities include preparing the Senator for meetings, briefings, HELP Committee hearings, and Senate floor activity; developing and planning all legislative initiatives in these policy areas; and representing the Senator in meetings and at events. Qualified candidates will have a proven ability to work effectively in a team-oriented, fast-paced, high-pressure environment with overlapping short-term and long-term deadlines; unfailing attention to detail; exceptional writing and analytic skills; and strong inter-personal, management, negotiation, and organizational skills. A graduate or professional degree is preferred, as is prior Senate or House experience. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume by November 26, 2018 to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224634 CONSTITUENT SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE -

The office of Senator Mark R. Warner is looking to hire a Constituent Services Representative in the Senator’s Vienna, VA office. Under the supervision of the Casework Director, the Constituent Services Representative serves as a liaison with federal, state and local agencies on behalf of constituents. Responsibilities include answering casework correspondence, taking in-person and phone meetings with constituents, and serving as a liaison with federal, state, and local agencies. The position requires strong written and verbal communications skills and an ability to work long hours. An undergraduate degree is required. Preference will be given to bilingual candidates and those with Virginia ties. The ideal candidate relishes working in a demanding, fast-paced environment and excels at managing multiple projects at one time.  To apply, interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to resumes@warner.senate.gov with the subject line “Constituent Services Representative.”  Please save cover letter and resume in a single file (pdf preferred) and name the file “Last name, First name.”  This office is proud to be an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, national origin, uniformed status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.  This job posting closes on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 5:00 pm. Applications received after that time will not be considered.


 
224633 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Conservative Republican seeking a Legislative Assistant who has experience in Banking and Health Care issues. Only experienced candidates need apply. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
224632 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Conservative Western Senator seeking an LA who is seasoned in mostly healthcare and a host of other issues.  Candidate must be a team player and have good communication skills. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
224629 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” by COB on Monday, November 19. Late applications will not be considered. 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.


 
224628 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Senator Casey seeks a Legislative Correspondent to handle correspondence for a number of issues including foreign relations, defense, veterans and homeland security.  Individual will be responsible for drafting all constituent correspondence in his/her assigned issue areas and providing direct policy support as needed to the Legislative Assistant.  Candidates should have excellent oral and written communication skills, superior researching skills, and a demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks under tight deadlines. An advanced degree in a related field is a plus. Hill experience preferred, but not required.  Pennsylvania ties strongly preferred. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Foreign Affairs LC” by COB on Monday, November 19.  Late applications will not be considered.  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.


 
224627 CONSTITUENT ADVOCATE -

Senator Casey seeks a Constituent Advocate for his Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania field office to act as a liaison with federal, state and or/local agencies on behalf of constituents under the supervision of the Director of Constituent Services.  Responsibilities will include answering casework correspondence and oral communications from constituents; communicating with various levels of government officials to apprise them of constituents’ problems and assist in their resolution; as well as other administrative duties as assigned.  The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communications skills, the ability to efficiently multi-task, and be able to function effectively in a fast-paced environment.   Preference will be given to bilingual candidates and those with Pennsylvania ties. Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and resume to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Constituent Advocate” by COB on Monday, November 19.  Late applications will not be considered.  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.


 
224626 PRESS SECRETARY -

Senior Western Senate Democrat seeking a press secretary to join active communications team. Duties will include writing press releases and talking points; staffing the senator during interviews and events; pitching in-state and Washington media; developing strong relationships with reporters, particularly in-state; working with in-state and Washington staff to plan and stage events; and helping develop content for social and multimedia sites. The ideal candidate will be a capable writer and an independent thinker with a strong attention to detail, an enthusiastic positive attitude, a sense of humor and a willingness to work hard until the job is done well -- as well as 2-3+ years of experience on the Hill or in a similar environment, preferably as a press secretary or deputy press secretary, in which he or she regularly wrote press releases and talking points, organized press events, and had some exposure to staffing a principal. Multimedia skills are extremely helpful, especially video editing ability. Spanish language skills are a plus. New Mexico ties strongly desired. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and 3-5 writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. 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. Due to the high volume of applicants, not all inquiries can be acknowledged.


 
224625 DEPUTY SCHEDULER/ASSISTANT TO THE CHIEF OF STAFF -

New England Democratic Senator seeks a Deputy Scheduler/Assistant to the Chief of Staff. Key responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to,: providing administrative support to the Senator’s Director of Scheduling and Operations including oversight of the Senator’s daily briefing binder, correspondence, travel arrangements, and call lists; planning and maintaining the Chief of Staff’s calendar, meetings, calls and travel; maintaining the utmost confidentiality and discretion at all times; and performing a wide variety of additional administrative duties as required by daily operations of the office. A successful candidate will be a self-starter, detail-oriented, with a shown a history of sound professional judgment and problem solving capabilities. Must have ability to multitask and balance workload in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate will have strong teamwork skills and the ability to work with various personalities and styles. Superior oral and written communication skills are required. This is not an entry-level position. Scheduling and/or executive assistant background, prior Hill experience, and direct ties to New England are greatly preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224623 ASSISTANT TEACHER/FLOATER -

The Senate Employees' Child Care Center is seeking an Assistant Teacher/Floater for immediate consideration. Applicants must have experience working with very young children or infants and possess current Child Development Associate (CDA) or equivalent of AA in Early Childhood Education. Applicants must be 18 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, meet federal as well as individual state requirements (i.e., TB test, physical, OSHA) and maintain credentials for the position (i.e., ongoing training). Preferred educational requirements: Masters, Bachelors or Associates in Child Development, Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child and Family Studies or related field, including Elementary Education, Special Education, or Psychology with relevant course work and possess current CDA. Unrelated Degree requirements: Masters, Bachelors or Associates and one year child development work experience in a school, kindergarten, or licensed child care/family child care setting. One supervised student teaching practicum is equal to one year child development work experience. Applicants must have demonstrated knowledge of developmentally appropriate curriculum practice. Full benefits include Federal health & retirement. Competitive salary. Please email cover letter, resume, and three references to shannon_mara@saa.senate.gov.  


 
224622 SPRING 2019 INTERNS -

Senator Murray is looking for Winter Interns in D.C.! The Washington, D.C. intern experience is designed to immerse interns in all areas of a Senate office while empowering interns to pursue their policy interests while serving the constituents of Washington state. Internships are writing intensive and successful applicants will exhibit strong written and verbal communications skills. Typical intern responsibilities include: research, writing, and editing responses to constituent letters and requests; attending hearings and briefings in specific legislative areas; carrying out projects in specific issue areas, and performing a variety of administrative tasks including fielding calls from constituents and leading constituent tours of the U.S. Capitol. Upper-level students and students with strong ties to the state of Washington will be given preference in the application process. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Please complete the online application by November 15th. Information and application: http://murray.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/internships


 
224621 COUNSEL -

Democratic Senator seeks applications for the position of Committee counsel.  Applicants should have demonstrated experience conducting Congressional oversight and general familiarity with health, education, pensions, and labor policy.  Experience working on immigration, employment discrimination, and civil rights issues is also a plus. Previous Hill experience preferred.  Candidates must have outstanding legal and analytical skills, work as a team player, and possess the ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines.  Law degree required.  CLOSES Tuesday, November 13. Please email resume and cover letter to HELPOversightJob@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.


 
224619 PRESS INTERNSHIP (SPRING 2019) -

Southern Democratic Senator’s Washington D.C. office seeks full-time applicants for a press internship for Spring 2019. Interns working in the communications office will support press staff by compiling morning press clips, drafting written materials such as press releases, tracking media coverage, and assisting with media inquiries and research. Interns will work in a challenging, team-oriented, and fast-paced environment. Successful candidates will have an interest in politics, communications, and new media, and should be excellent writers. Please e-mail a resume and writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224618 PAID COMMUNICATIONS FELLOW -

Senator Michael Bennet’s office is seeking a paid Communications Fellow to begin immediately in Washington, D.C. Responsibilities include but are not limited to drafting press releases, maintaining press lists, creating social media content, analyzing digital media, advancing press events, and managing the daily clips process. Ideal applicant is creative, detail-oriented, and a strong writer; experience with Adobe Photoshop and Premiere Pro are helpful, but not required. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and an optional creative sample (graphic design, photography, video editing) to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number 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


 
224612 SPRING 2019 INTERNS -

Southern Democratic Senator seeks highly motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individuals for Spring 2019 open internship positions.  Responsibilities include answering the telephones, logging constituent opinions, leading tours of the Capitol, assisting members of senior staff with administrative tasks, and ad hoc projects.  Qualified candidates should have excellent communications and interpersonal skills, should be team oriented, highly-organized, and resourceful.  Prior Hill experience not required. Alabama ties are a plus. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and two references (contact information only) to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224611 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Democratic Senator seeks dependable, highly motivated, energetic, and professional individual for Staff Assistant position. Primary responsibilities include answering phones, greeting constituents and other guests, mail sorting, processing tour and flag requests, and other general administrative duties and special projects as assigned. Ideal candidates will have some previous office experience, be proactive, comfortable in fast-paced environments, able to multi-task, highly organized, and possess excellent communication skills. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224608 FINANCE COMMITTEE TRADE INTERNSHIP/CLERKSHIP -

The Senate Committee on Finance Office of the Ranking Member is seeking an intern or law clerk to assist the Committee’s trade team during the spring session (January – May).  The Committee oversees all matters relating to U.S. international trade policy, including negotiations for international agreements addressing trade barriers, U.S. trade policy at the World Trade Organization, trade enforcement (including litigation at the World Trade Organization and under U.S. free trade agreements), digital trade policies, customs enforcement, and trade related environmental and labor issues.   As part of its oversight responsibilities, the Committee regularly engages with senior foreign government representatives as well as senior officials at a range of U.S. agencies, including the Office of the United States Trade Representative, the Commerce Department, the Treasury Department, and the Department of Homeland Security. Interns and law clerks routinely assist with legislative research projects, hearings, and other substantive assignments and administrative tasks.  Previous interns and law clerks have worked on a wide range of international negotiation and enforcement issues. Ideal candidates would be current students who are pursuing a Graduate or Law Degree.  Professional or academic experience in domestic or international trade policy is preferable.  Although neither a salary nor expenses can be paid, often students are able to receive college credit for participating in the program. Applicants should e-mail a cover letter, resume, 1-2 page writing sample, and two references to the following address in a single PDF document: Democratic_Internships@finance.senate.gov. In the cover letter, please indicate your area of interest given the Finance Committee’s broad jurisdiction. Should additional questions arise, please contact the Committee at (202) 224-4515


 
224606 STAFF ASSISTANT -

The Office of U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth seeks a full-time Staff Assistant. The position is based in the Senator’s Chicago Office. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing administrative support to the Chicago office, assisting with general office operations and drafting formal correspondence for individuals and organizations. The Staff Assistant will maintain and track office inventory, serve as the day-to-day point of contact with the General Services Administration building staff and coordinate with the Systems Administrator to ensure IT support is provided to the Chicago office.  The ideal candidate must be self-motivated and possess strong oral and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills and knowledge of IQ is a plus. A Bachelor’s degree is required. Written communication with constituents is an important aspect of this position. Thus, we ask for writing samples as part of your application.  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, resume and writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224605 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Texas Senate office seeking a staff assistant to join our Washington, DC team. The staff assistant will be responsible for greeting and assisting visitors to the office, answering constituent requests for information, coordinating tours, maintaining the reception area, and processing mail and other administrative projects and duties as needed. Ideal candidates will be personable, organized and able to perform in a fast-paced work environment. Candidates should also possess excellent time-management, multitasking and communication skills, the ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others and the capability to work effectively as a member of a team while exercising sound, independent judgment. Texas ties and Hill experience preferred but not required. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
224603 CHIEF COUNSEL, DEMOCRATIC SENATOR ON JUDICIARY COMMITTEE -

Democratic Senator on Judiciary Committee seeks an experienced Chief Counsel to lead work on matters under the Committee's jurisdiction, including briefing, staffing, and preparing materials for the Senator; drafting and monitoring legislation; researching and analyzing issues within the Committee’s jurisdiction; and meeting with constituents and other stakeholders. A well-matched applicant will possess substantial Capitol Hill, policy, or other relevant legal experience, with Senate experience strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will have outstanding written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to think strategically, manage multiple projects, produce high-quality work under tight deadlines, generate new policy ideas, and work as a team player. Please email a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224602 SENIOR LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Republican Senator on the Energy & Natural Resources Committee seeks a Senior Legislative Assistant to manage portions of the energy/environment policy portfolio with emphasis on climate policy and conventional sources of energy. The candidate should have Hill experience along with the ability to demonstrate the following: exceptional quantitative, analytical, and communications skills; advanced degree in law, business, or environmental/public policy; strong writing, presentation, and communications skills; desire for high level of responsibility and initiative. Qualified applicants will have strong writing, negotiation, analytical, and organizational skills; exercise sound political judgment; and work well as part of a team. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to gopsenatejobs@gmail.com 


 
224601 SPRING PRESS INTERNS -

The Office of Senator Maggie Hassan is looking for a spring press intern to work closely with the communications team and help support all aspects of their work. Press interns will assist with monitoring news, drafting written materials, and social media. Qualified applicants should be interested in politics and media, with strong writing skills and attention to detail. Must be able to work out of the D.C. office, applicants can work part- or full-time. Apply online at https://www.hassan.senate.gov/services/internships  


 
224600 SPRING LABOR LAW CLERK -

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

 


 
224598 GRAPHIC DESIGNER -

The Senate Democratic Media Center seeks a graphic designer to manage a full range of online media. Responsibilities include brainstorming, planning, and designing graphics from social media to Senate floor charts. Working out of the office of Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, our team produces digital content for all Democratic Senators. The ideal applicant will have two years of demonstrated experience working in digital communications. Hill experience is not required, but energy, enthusiasm, and being a team-player is a must.  Experience with Adobe Creative Suite is required, specifically with Illustrator, Photoshop or InDesign. 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 a resume, cover letter, and at least two samples of original graphic designs or a portfolio to digitaldems.senate@gmail.com. Please include “Graphic Designer” in the subject line.


 
224597 VIDEO EDITOR -

The Senate Democratic Media Center has an immediate opening for a talented, hard-working video editor. Working out of the office of Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, the SDMC team produces digital content for all Democratic Senators. The Video Editor will create professional, high-quality video content for use on social media and television. The ideal candidate will be someone who is detail oriented and will complete projects, both large and small, in a timely manner. Fluency in Adobe Premiere Pro is required. Knowledge of AfterEffects is strongly preferred. Candidate must also have two-three years of demonstrated experience working in digital communications and a working knowledge of video codecs and file storage.  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 a resume, cover letter, and at least two video samples or a portfolio to digitaldems.senate@gmail.com. Please include the title “Video Editor” in the subject line.


 
224596 DIGITAL ASSISTANT -

The Senate Democratic Media Center seeks a Digital Assistant to join a team tasked with helping all 49 members of the Democratic Caucus reach their constituents wherever they consume media. The Digital Assistant will work with strategists, editors, designers, and Democratic leadership to promote the Senate Democrats’ brand across traditional and social media platforms. Responsibilities include designing graphics, planning and coordinating the logistics for video shoots, working with communications teams from all 49 offices, and creating sharable content for a diverse caucus. Our ideal applicant will be steady, calm, creative, hardworking, detail-oriented, and familiar with the Adobe suite. Experience with video editing and digital media production a plus. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and work samples to digitaldems.senate@gmail.com. Please include the title “Digital Assistant” in the subject line.


 
224593 SPRING 2019 INTERN -

The DC Office of Senator Richard Blumenthal is now accepting applications for Spring internships. Interns will have the unique opportunity to attend hearings, briefings, and events surrounding pertinent national and international issues. They are encouraged to work directly with staff on a variety of tasks, including conducting research and drafting memos. The program is intended to provide participants with the tools, skills, and experience they can readily apply to future challenges and professional pursuits. This is an excellent opportunity for college students who are interested in the political process and are seeking practical, hands-on experience in a Capitol Hill office. Start and end dates as well as hours are negotiable. Internships are unpaid, but academic credit is available for qualifying students. While preference is given to Connecticut residents, students from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Deadline to apply is November 25, 2018. Interested applicants can download the internship application HERE. Only complete applications will be considered.


 
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


 
224589 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 policy research, legislative work, and scheduling support for a Legislative Assistant. This position requires excellent communications and analytical skills. This portfolio handles health care, education, and civil rights.  Qualified candidates should be motivated self-starters, highly organized, demonstrated strong writers, able to multitask, and eager to join a mission-oriented team that thrives in a fast-paced environment. Relevant Senate or House experience and 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: Friday, October 26.


 
224588 PRESS INTERN -

Majority Senate Committee is seeking full time paid press intern for the fall semester. Experience/interest in public relations or journalism required. Intern will work closely with the press team to compile daily news clips, draft social media content, conduct research, maintain press lists and assist with other tasks as needed. Applicants must have strong writing skills and attention to detail, work well on a team and thrive in a fast paced environment. Intern MUST stay through December. Deadline to apply is October 10. Must be able to start by Oct. 22. Sooner is preferred. Please send cover letter and resume to repcommitteepressintern2018@gmail.com


 
224586 SPRING 2019 INTERNS -

The Democratic Staff of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee seeks applicants for an unpaid internship for spring 2019. 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 interns will also be considered. Hill experience and NJ ties are both a plus. Please send a completed application, a resume, and a cover letter to democratic_internship@foreign.senate.gov. Application deadlines can be found on the committee’s website at https://www.foreign.senate.gov/about/internships/.


 
224585 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 www.gillibrand.senate.gov/help/internships-and-page-program.


 
224581 STAFF ASSISTANT -

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


 
224576 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Moderate Democratic Senator seeks experienced Legislative Assistant to support work on the Senate Commerce Committee. Issues include telecommunications, technology and innovation, consumer protection, aviation, tourism, export promotion, science, and privacy. Relevant Hill, academic, and professional experienced required. Applicant must possess strong writing and communications skills with a proven ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Legal background preferred. Please send cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line. 


 
224572 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Senator Edward J. Markey seeks a Staff Assistant and Driver for his Boston State Office. Responsibilities include answering phones, greeting office visitors, providing administrative support to staff, assisting constituents, and driving the Senator to in-state events (including some nights and weekends). Applicants must be organized, detail-oriented, and highly punctual. 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. This position requires you to have a valid driver’s license and to own your own car. 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.


 
224571 TRANSPORTATION LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Republican member of the Commerce Committee seeks a Legislative Assistant (LA) to handle transportation issues. Previous experience as a legislative assistant and familiarity with transportation issues are required.  The ideal candidate will have outstanding written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to think strategically, manage multiple projects, produce high-quality work under tight deadlines, generate policy ideas, and work as a team player. Required application materials include: (1) a cover letter detailing your interest in public service and this LA position, along with a brief explanation of the qualities that make you a good candidate; (2) a resume outlining your relevant experience; and (3) a writing sample – no longer than one page – about a transportation-related topic. Please email your application to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.  


 
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


 
224568 DIGTIAL MEDIA MANAGER -

Senate Committee majority staff seeks Digital Media Manager. Duties include creating and managing digital content, designing graphics, and crafting messaging for both traditional and social media platforms. Candidate should be hardworking, detailed-oriented, and a highly motivated self-starter, with strong writing skills and an interest in the congressional process. Applicants should have 2-3 years of experience in digital communications/design. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume and work samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224565 PRESS INTERN -

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


 
224549 DIGITAL DIRECTOR -

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


 
224548 FALL/WINTER PRESS INTERN -

Democratic Leader Charles E. Schumer’s press office seeks full-time, unpaid interns in Washington, DC, starting in September. Part-time interns will also be considered but candidates with full-time availability will be given preference. It is preferable if the candidate can continue to work through the fall and into December. Responsibilities include compiling press clips, answering reporter inquiries, organizing press conferences, writing press releases, talking points and memos, conducting research and assisting the Press Staff with the day-to-day operations of a very active press office. Applicants must work well under pressure, have excellent written and oral communications skills and a desire to learn. Previous experience in politics and press are not required but candidates should have a general understanding of the governmental process, knowledge of the Northeast, and interest in communications. If interested, please send cover letter, resume and writing sample via email to: SchumerPressInternship@gmail.com


 
224546 UNPAID CLERKSHIP -

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


 
224539 POLICY INTERN -

The Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Minority seeks a Policy Intern to assist with public lands and natural resource issues through December. Responsibilities include preparing hearing and markup materials, managing correspondence and records, and researching legislative and policy issues. 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 public lands issues. Western background and experience with the legislative process preferred. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and a relevant writing sample to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov. Please include the job referral number in the subject line.

 


 
224535 ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Senator Brian Schatz is hiring for a legislative aide to cover energy and environment policy.  This is a new position that is being created to expand upon the senator’s work on climate-related policy—a top policy priority for the senator.  The position reports to the senator’s senior advisor for climate and energy and is part of a five-person climate policy team, which also includes a legislative fellow, legislative correspondent, and intern.  The legislative aide will assist the senior advisor for climate and energy on all aspects of energy and environmental policy and will focus on developing and implementing communications strategies to advance climate policy.  This position requires experience in climate-related communications, policy, politics, advocacy, or organizing—and expertise in clean energy is particularly helpful.  Qualified applicants will have strong writing, negotiation, analytical, and organizational skills; exercise sound political judgment; operate well under pressure; and work well as part of a team.  For more details and to apply, please visit http://www.schatz.senate.gov/services/jobs


 
224534 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, 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, resume, and references to open_positions@casey.senate.gov with the subject line “Special Assistant.” 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.


 
224533 UNPAID INTERN -

The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations majority (Republican) staff seeks unpaid interns to start immediately. Applicants must be motivated, 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 send resumes to SenateJobOpenings@gmail.com


 
224530 COUNSEL -

Senior republican member of the Judiciary Committee seeks judiciary counsel for a portfolio that will cover a variety of judiciary policy issues, including immigration, second amendment, and life issues. Responsibilities include meeting with constituents, development of legislation, producing memos and other materials, and hearing preparation.  Law degree and relevant work experience required; previous Hill experience is highly desired. Excellent writing skills, ability to effectively communicate, and desire to work in a collaborative team environment are required. Please submit cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
224525 CYBERSECURITY PROFESSIONALS -

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


 
224522 FALL INTERNS -

Senator Jon Tester's office seeks interns for his Washington D.C. office for fall 2018. Responsibilities include researching legislative issues, attending hearings, preparing memos, assisting with constituent services, and various administrative duties. Applicants must be motivated, self-starters and ready to be a part of a fast-paced office. This unpaid internship is a great introduction to Capitol Hill. Montana ties are preferred. To apply, visit tester.senate.gov for required materials, and email a completed application to tester_interns@tester.senate.gov.


 
224503 CRIME COUNSEL -

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


 
224490 FALL LABOR LAW CLERK -

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


 
224487 PRESS INTERN -

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


 
224473 POLICY INTERNSHIP -

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


 
224472 PRESS INTERNSHIP -

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


 
224439 COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -

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


 
224434 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

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


 
224433 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

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


 
224432 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

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


 
224431 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

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


 
224430 MOUNTAIN STATE PRESS INTERNSHIP -

Senator Manchin seeks an enthusiastic, professional student or recent post-graduate to assist an aggressive and fast-paced press office. Tasks include compiling daily press and broadcast clips, organizing, maintaining and updating media lists, drafting press releases, assisting with social media, conducting brief research projects as well as additional tasks to assist the press team. Preference will be given to candidates with West Virginia ties and those who can commit to a fulltime internship. To apply, please e-mail cover letter, resume with references and one writing sample to internship@manchin.senate.gov *Please reference the Mountain State Press Internship in the subject line.


 
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.


 
224363 DIGITAL ASSISTANT -

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


 
224340 COUNSEL FOR EMPLOYMENT -

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


 
224309 COUNSEL -

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


 
224271 COUNSEL (OVERSIGHT & INVESTIGATIONS) -

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


 
224228 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

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


 
224184 LITIGATION PARALEGAL -

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