Senate Employment Bulletin for December 12-12-12

Senate Democrat seeks Legislative Correspondent to work on the foreign affairs and trade portfolio.   Job duties include responding to constituent letters, preparing documents for Committee meetings, tracking votes, and handling some legislative issues.  Applicants should have 1-2 years of work experience related to foreign policy issues and/or trade issues,  excellent writing skills, and the ability to multi-task and work in a high-speed environment.  Candidates that can fluently speak and write in Spanish are highly encouraged to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to indicating job referral number in the subject line.


Senator Tom Carper is accepting applications for Spring legislative Interns.  This unpaid internship presents an opportunity for both a unique learning experience and an inside look at the political process. Interns attend hearings and events and perform research on a wide variety of legislative issues. They also gain valuable experience by monitoring media outlets for daily developments, preparing briefing books, assisting with U.S. Capitol tours for constituent groups and providing general office support. Candidates should possess strong writing and research skills and a demonstrated interest in public service.  Preference is given to applicants from Delaware. Applications are considered on a rolling basis with a final deadline of January 18, 2013.  Please email for more information or find the application at:


Moderate Democratic Senator is seeking an Education Legislative Aide to handle issues including elementary and secondary education, early childhood education, and higher education policy. Responsibilities include researching and developing policy; drafting memos, speeches, and talking points; and handling education correspondence. Qualified candidates will have strong writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills; sound political judgment; and the ability to perform well under pressure. Strong background in education reform preferred. Capitol Hill experience a must. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to indicating job referral number in the subject line.


Senior Democratic Senator seeks Legislative Assistant to handle health portfolio.  SIGNFICANT HEALTH POLICY EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED, including knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act, insurance, and public health programs.   Hill experience is preferred.  Must be a strong writer, a team player, and able to work quickly under tight deadlines.  Send resume and brief, 1-3 page writing sample to


Western Democratic Senator seeks an unpaid intern for the spring semester. Responsibilities include: assisting Administrative Director with general support while improving archival practices in the DC office and eight state offices, establishing and implementing preservation criteria, records management system and disposition schedule for historical archives, identifying Senate available resources and further developing and improving electronic access for archives, identifying our archival collection with emphasis on long-term value and short-term need, privacy concerns and non-paper media, helping to manage and retain permanently personal-official Senate records for eventual deposit in a research repository including political, legislative, press and administrative records.  Qualified applicant should have strong organizational skills, be detail oriented and be able to lift 40-pound boxes of archiving material. Full-time and or part-time interns will be considered.  Undergraduate and graduate students seeking substantial Hill experience should apply.  Hours and length of internship are flexible to accommodate school and/or other part-time positions.  Please email your resume and cover letter to


Sen. Mary Landrieu seeks an enthusiastic, professional college student or recent college grad for a spring 2013 press internship to assist in an aggressive and fast-paced press office. Tasks include maintaining and updating press lists, drafting press releases and advisories, assisting in social media efforts and other tasks to keep a busy office humming. Preference will be given to candidates with Louisiana ties and those who can commit to a fulltime internship. However, candidates from outside Louisiana are encouraged to apply. To apply, please e-mail cover letter, resume with references and one writing sample to


Senior Western Democrat seeks proactive, resourceful, detail-oriented person to fill Legislative Assistant position handling judiciary, immigration, and education policy issues.  The LA will be responsible for covering issues within Senate Judiciary Committee jurisdiction, including judicial nominations, immigration reform, constitutional law, intellectual property, privacy issues, and cybersecurity, and all education matters, including early education, elementary and postsecondary education, higher education, federal financial aid, science and technology research, and rural education.  The LA will work closely with the Senate Judiciary Committee to move judicial nominations for vacancies relevant to the Senator’s home state.  The LA will work closely with legislative correspondents on approving their research and responses for new issues, in addition to approving answers to the constituent mail in their areas. LA will also coordinate and track legislative interests in the state through state office field representative. Travel to the state and staffing the Senator is required. Primary duties: assisting in development of policy positions and legislative initiatives; monitoring legislative activities in committee and on the Senate floor; assisting LC in answering legislative mail; researching and writing statements, speeches, and staff position papers, briefing memoranda, and other materials; assisting communities and organizations in the home state in assigned legislative areas; working with legislative interns and Congressional Fellows; responding to personal and telephone inquiries regarding the Senator’s legislative activities. Requirements: ability to speak to constituent groups, Senate offices and federal agencies on issues of mutual concern; anticipating problems and issues that will arise in devising and carrying out the Senator’s legislative agenda; consistency in quality of information and guidance provided to the Senator, groups, individuals and co-workers. Applicants must be able to work well in a fast-paced environment and have strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Ability to analyze issues, monitor workload, and keep Senator up-to-date in assigned substantive issue areas a must. At least two years of previous Hill experience at the LA level and a law degree are required. Please send cover letter and resumes to


The Ranking Member of the Senate Budget Committee seeks an experienced detail-oriented Analyst with strong quantitative and communication skills for a full-time position. The analyst will be responsible for scrutinizing budgets and analyzing programs intended to assist the poor. The candidate should have significant knowledge of one or more such assistance programs which could include food assistance, unemployment compensation, Head Start, or other major activities.  Tasks include crafting qualitative and numeric budget and legislative proposals, drafting talking points and memoranda, providing verbal briefings, creating charts and assessing relevant Executive Branch activities.  Understanding the federal budget process, budget law, and/or Senate procedure is valued.  Experience in external communications highly desirable. Knowledge of the state of Alabama is a plus.  The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. To apply, please fax a cover letter and resume to (202) 224-1446 or e-mail to


Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Subcommittee (Democratic staff) seeks unpaid interns.  Responsibilities will include researching and developing topics for investigation, drafting letters and memos, preparing for hearings, and administrative and clerical assistance.  Full-time and part-time positions available beginning January 2013.  Please e-mail cover letter and resume to indicating job referral number in the subject line.


Republican Senator seeks an experienced Communications Director to oversee all press and media outreach operations. The Communications Director will be responsible for media planning; writing releases, op-ed pieces, talking points, statements and remarks; overseeing content for website and social media sites; and will manage additional press staff. The ideal candidate will have significant on-the-record experience; exceptional interpersonal skills; excellent writing, editing and time management skills; and should also be a self-starter who can build and maintain relationships with the national and in-state media.  Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to indicating job referral number in the subject line.


Democratic Senator seeks a Communications Director. Strong strategic planning, organizational, communication and writing skills required. Experience and familiarity with home state, Congress, and public policy issues important. Responsibilities include: advocating a legislative agenda in state and national media; writing/editing speeches, op-eds, news releases, floor statements, quotes, talking points and other material clearly, accurately and quickly; and oversight and management of communications staff. Ability to staff a public figure, good judgment, maturity and creativity a must. Please submit cover letter, resume and three writing samples to indicating job referral number in the subject line.


Midwestern Democratic Senator seeks a hardworking press intern for the spring semester. Duties include, but are not limited to: tracking media coverage, organizing press clips, writing releases, and other various press shop activities as needed. Interested candidates should e-mail a resume and a writing sample to indicating job referral number in the subject line.


Senior Senator and Member of the Senate Finance Committee seeks a full-time Legislative Fellow to assist with health and education issues. Ideal candidate will have experience in one or more of the following issue areas: Education; Medicare; Medicaid; prevention and wellness; or health IT.  Fellow could be asked to spearhead legislative agenda items for the Senator. Strong writing skills, as well as the ability to multitask and work under tight deadlines are musts. Looking for a six-month to nine-month commitment.  This position is unpaid.  Please send cover letter and resume to


Democratic committee staff seeks an attorney to handle a variety of issues, with emphasis on elections, campaign finance, contracts, and Senate rules and procedures.  Requirements: Minimum of three years’ legal experience; active law license.  Applicant must show interest in and knowledge of policy issues related to elections and government reform.  Highly desirable are experience on a Senate committee, personal office, or Leadership office, and work related to elections.  Successful applicant will have the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment where sound political judgment and strong legal skills are essential.  Finalists will be required to demonstrate outstanding research, writing and editing skills.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to indicating job referral number in the subject line.


Western Democratic Senator seeks a self-motivated and enthusiastic Press Intern for an aggressive communications shop.  Duties include monitoring, clipping and distribution of relevant news stories, from TV, print and online.  Other press responsibilities include: research, writing memos, attending press conferences, and helping to organize news interviews and radio call-ins.  Previous experience with press is preferred, along with roots in the West.  Applicants should have a strong attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and an eagerness to learn about professional communications.   This is a full-time position.  Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and two references to


Senior Democratic Chairman seeks an experienced media relations professional to lead daily operations of busy committee office. This individual will work with communications staff in the senator’s personal office to coordinate messaging, but will be the primary committee spokesperson and will manage the committee media outreach, as well as a deputy press secretary. The successful candidate will have experience on Capitol Hill, significant on-the-record work, excellent writing, editing and time management skills; and should also be a self-starter who can build and maintain relationships with the national media. Salary commensurate with experience. Please e-mail cover letter, resume and three writing samples to 


Western Democratic Senator seeks a self-motivated Systems Administrator, preferably with a Montana connection.  This is a part-time and/or shared position.  Responsibilities include installing, updating, maintaining, and troubleshooting hardware and software.  This includes, but is not limited to: office PC workstations, printers, mobile devices, and servers.  This person will also provide support with correspondence management and familiarity with Symplicity VOICE constituent services system is a plus. Additional responsibilities could include managing and creating website content and multimedia design.  Qualified candidates should show a strong attention to detail, have excellent oral and written communication skills, experience with customer support, and be able to work well under pressure.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to indicating job referral number in the subject line. 


Senate Committee seeks experienced senior Democratic staff member to handle portfolio of management and legislative issues.  Requirement: Minimum 8-10 years of Senate experience (House or Executive Branch experience may substitute for part of this requirement).  Essential skills are problem-solving, research, writing, ability to work with senior Senate staff, and an understanding of the institutional dimensions of the Senate.  A combination of committee, personal office, Leadership and/or support office experience is desirable.  J.D. degree preferred, but not required.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to indicating job referral number in the subject line. 


Moderate Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant to handle a portfolio of issues including labor, pensions, judiciary, and homeland security. Responsibilities include implementing the Senator’s legislative agenda, developing policy ideas around relevant issues, meeting with constituents, producing briefing material for the Senator, and staffing the Senator at relevant events. Individuals should have strong interpersonal and writing skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Previous experience in relevant policy areas or on Capitol Hill is strongly preferred. Please send resumes to


The Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), is seeking law clerks for the Summer 2013 semester. These substantive positions offer students a unique opportunity to observe the legislative process and to work closely with Committee counsel on a wide variety of projects.  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 matters.  The clerkships are open to current law students only; those from Vermont are strongly encouraged to apply.  For more information about Senator Leahy and the clerkship program, visit  Please email resume, cover letter, legal writing sample, law school transcript, and three references to, with “Law Clerk” in the subject line of the email, by February 4, 2013.


Senator Charles E. Schumer’s press office seeks full-time, unpaid interns in Washington, DC starting in December. Part-Time interns will also be considered but candidates with full-time availability will be given preference. It is preferable, but not required, if the candidate is available immediately, and can continue work through May. Responsibilities include compiling press clips, answering reporter inquiries, organizing press conferences, writing press releases and memos, conducting research and assisting the Press Staff with 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 governmental process, knowledge of the Northeast, and interest in communications. Candidates with New York ties are preferred. If interested, please send Cover letter, Resume and References via email to


The Democratic Staff of the Senate Finance Committee is seeking interns for Spring Semester 2013. Positions are expected to be available in health, tax, press, and trade areas. Interns conduct in-depth research, attend meetings and briefings on and off the Hill, and provide critical support to Senate Staff as they make legislative recommendations to Senator Baucus and other Senators on the Finance Committee.  The Committee’s internships for undergrads are unpaid, but depending on individual school requirements,  may be completed for college credit.  Graduate Students are eligible to receive a possible stipend. Those interested should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample (5-10 pages), and references to


Western Democratic Senator is seeking a Staff Assistant.  Applicants must be detail oriented, well organized, able to handle a fast-paced work environment, work well in a team environment, and have exceptional interpersonal skills. Candidates should be personable, dependable and professional to support a very busy front office, and have excellent oral and written communication skills.  Duties include, but are not limited to, answering phones, greeting visitors, sorting mail, and other administrative duties as assigned, as well as providing support to scheduling, press, and legislative staff as needed.  Western ties a plus.  Please email a cover letter and resume to indicating “Staff Assistant” in the subject line.


Northeastern Democratic Senator seeks an experienced Communications Director to oversee all press and media outreach operations.  The Communications Director will be responsible for media planning; writing releases, op-ed pieces, talking points, statements and remarks; managing the Press Secretary and Deputy Press Secretary; overseeing content for website and social media sites.  A successful candidate will have at least five years of press experience, very strong writing and organizational skills.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Office is an equal opportunity employer.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to indicating job referral number in the subject line.


Senior Democrat seeks a motivated and detail-oriented Press Assistant. Duties include fielding press calls, drafting press releases and advisories, and coordinating interviews and events. Applicants should have strong writing and interpersonal skills and the ability to juggle multiple assignments. Previous Hill experience, press experience and familiarity with energy and natural resources issues preferred. Equal opportunity employer. Please send resume and a writing sample to


Western Democratic Senator seeks personable, dependable, and professional individual for an unpaid press internship position.  The press intern will work closely with the communications team on a variety of tasks.  Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: compiling daily press clips, updating the website, assisting with social media, answering the phone, drafting language, and other administrative tasks as assigned.  This internship is a valuable opportunity to see how a Senate communications office functions and ideal for motivated, self-starting, and quick learning individuals.  Attention to detail and strong writing and grammar skills are required.  Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to


The Office of the Secretary of the Senate seeks qualified college student or recent graduate for Fall internship.  Responsibilities include data entry and data management, responding to public inquiries, and other general administrative duties.  Successful candidate will have a strong interest in public service, be an enthusiastic self-starter with a keen eye for detail, and be available to work full-time from September through December.  Ideal candidate will be a quick study and a strong team player with well-developed communication skills.  Please email cover letter, resume and references to with “Internship” in the subject line. VETERANS’ PREFERENCE: The Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (“VEOA”) will become applicable to the Office of the Secretary of the Senate (“Office”) during this selection process.  Individuals who will be entitled to a veterans’ preference under the VEOA and who want the Office to consider that preference once the VEOA becomes applicable are invited to self-identify voluntarily.  This information is intended solely for use in connection with the Office’s obligations and efforts to provide veterans’ preference to preference-eligible applicants in accordance with the VEOA once it becomes effective.  An applicant’s status as a disabled veteran and any information regarding an applicant’s disability that the Office obtains, including the applicant’s medical condition and history, will be kept confidential and will be collected, maintained and used in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as made applicable by section 102(a)(3) of the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995, 2 U.S.C. § 1302(a)(3). An applicant who declines to self-identify as a disabled veteran and/or to provide information and documentation regarding his/her disabled veteran’s status will not be subjected to an adverse employment action, but the applicant may be ruled ineligible for a veterans’ preference. Individuals who self-identify as being entitled to a veterans’ preference must complete an Application for Veterans’ Preference and must submit applicable documentation.  You may obtain a copy of the Application for Veterans’ Preference by contacting the Human Resources Department at 202-224-3625.  A copy of the Office of the Secretary of the Senate’s Veterans’ Preference in Appointments policy may be obtained by submitting a written request to


Senate Subcommittee looking for conservative Republican staff with knowledge of federal personnel programs, especially pay and retirement.  Experience at Office of Personnel Management ideal. This individual should have the ability to compare and identify gaps in compensation and workforce policies between the private sector and the federal workforce, and develop legislative initiatives to create equity. Please send resume and cover letter to with “federal workforce” in the subject line.


Senate Subcommittee looking for conservative Republican staff with accounting background, preferably as a Certified Public Accountant. This position will inform various policy portfolios related to government reform. Candidate must be able to present data in standard accounting format.  Must be able to understand and present detailed analysis of particular costs to government while also being able to identify and communicate what the high-level story or message is associated with the numbers. Experience in budget analysis of particular agencies and/or programs a plus. Please send resume and cover letter to with “Accountant” in the subject line.


The Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI), of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, is looking for law students to work closely with the Subcommittee’s minority staff on investigative and legislative issues and cover Congressional hearings and briefings.  Requires ability to operate in fast-paced environment with minimal supervision, excellent research and writing skills, and willingness to perform clerical duties.  Minimum of 20 hours per week; full-time given preference.  Please e-mail a brief cover letter, including the time commitment you are able to make, a resume, and an unofficial transcript to indicating “Internship” in the subject line or fax to (202) 224-7042.


Moderate Southern Democratic Senator seeks a Systems Administrator/Mail Coordinator to oversee technology for the D.C. and state offices, and provide direct support with correspondence management and processing. Responsibilities include installing, updating, maintaining, and troubleshooting hardware and software. This includes, but not limited to: office PC and Mac workstations, printers, mobile devices, and servers. Ideal candidates will have prior experience in a technical support role and have proficiency with Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Vista, Microsoft Office programs, particularly Microsoft Outlook, Mac OS X, and Active Directory. This person will also provide support with correspondence management and processing and will supervise the mailroom.  Responsibilities include managing the correspondence system to insure that all incoming mail is received and accurately responded to in timely manner in addition to preparing a weekly correspondence report for the Senator. Familiarity with Symplicity VOICE constituent services system a plus. Qualified candidates will have strong oral and written communications skills, strong interpersonal skills, work well under pressure, and be able to multi-task.  Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to indicating job referral number in the subject line.

221805   FALL 2012 INTERNSHIP – NYC

Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand’s New York City Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable experience in government and build leadership skills. This program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders and prepare them for future public service opportunities. Interns will be placed in a number of departments of the Senator’s office including Constituent Affairs, Community Outreach, Press, and Operations. Fall 2012 applicants will be admitted on a rolling basis. Interns can start full time in August and then move to a part time schedule at the start of the academic year. The application can be found on Senator Gillibrand’s website at Applicants should direct all inquiries and send applications to  


Senate Subcommittee looking for Republican staff with strong understanding of federal budgets. Experience on House or Senate Budget Committee, or technical experience at Congressional Budget Office or Office of Management and Budget preferred. Ability to review agency budgets and conduct independent analyses of programmatic costs and trends. Desire and ability to look at duplication across and within government programs, identify inefficiencies, and make recommendations to reduce the size, scope, and cost of the Federal Government.  This will be a senior position for the right candidate. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resume and cover letter to with “Budget Staff” in subject line.


US Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship (Republican office) is seeking law students and recent graduates for full or part-time internships for the fall 2012 term.  This is a policy oriented internship with responsibilities that include assisting staff with legislative research, drafting correspondence, administrative duties, preparing hearing materials, attending briefings, and assisting with special projects.  The ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment is also appreciated.  Applicants should have strong writing and verbal skills as well as an interest or background in business and economic development.  Please send a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 page writing sample to to indicating job referral number in the subject line.

221768   COUNSEL

Democratic Senator seeks a Counsel to handle a committee portfolio.  Individual must be knowledgeable of current legislative and non-legislative issues and have a thorough understanding of the legislative process and the Senate’s organization and procedures.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, analyzing legislative developments and recommending strategies on bills and amendments, advising the Senator during hearings and markups, and the preparation of memorandums, floor statements and speeches.  The position requires outstanding oral communication and writing skills, as well as the ability to conduct strong legal research and analysis.  Successful candidate will possess excellent academic credentials and will have the ability to produce quality work under pressure and in an extremely fast-paced environment.  Interested applicants should e-mail cover letter and resume to, with Counsel Job in the subject line.  


United States Senate legal office of seven attorneys who defend Senate offices in employment law cases has outstanding legal IT opportunity. This is a non-partisan, lead position. Individual will be expected to work independently. Primary responsibility for maintaining, updating, and administering the office’s networked computer systems, managing the office’s e-discovery system and litigation database, troubleshooting and solving software problems, and effectively recommending system modifications and software upgrades. Ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems, networks and data. Advise attorneys on legal and technical issues relating to information technology and electronic discovery; supervise and provide guidance to paralegals with respect to electronic litigation requirements; train and assist attorneys and staff in the use of all software; draft training material to assist users. Assist attorneys with creation and implementation of plans for the retention, collection, culling and production of electronically stored information in lawsuits. Prepare for and attend court with attorneys; testify in court and at administrative hearings on behalf of Senate offices on issues of data collection, storage, retrieval and production. Design and be able to implement procedures to allow secure access to office’s electronic databases in the event of emergency relocation. Work is bound by federal statutes, court rules, Senate rules and standard office procedures and protocol. Requires independent judgment in setting priorities and handling unusual assignments, absolute adherence to confidentiality and attorney-client privilege requirements, and ability to work occasionally outside of standard office hours, including early mornings, late nights, and weekends, when needed. Minimum of five years of analogous experience, preferably in a major law firm. Experience working with document management systems, Summation, and Microsoft Exchange server is preferred. Excellent benefits include federal employee healthcare program, paid parking or transportation subsidy, matching retirement savings plan, federal holidays, and paid time off. Salary range: $62,398 – $96,717. E mail cover letter and resume to or send by facsimile to 202-228-3603. No telephone inquiries. Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Northeastern Democratic Senator has opening for a Staff Assistant/Driver.  Main responsibilities include driving the Senator, assisting in the front office and processing mail and data-entry.  The ideal candidate is dependable, professional, able to work under pressure, has an excellent sense of direction and knowledge of the DC metropolitan area roadways, is well organized, and possesses strong computer skills.   Successful candidate must own a car, have a clean driving record, and be available to work evenings and overtime. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to indicating job referral number in the subject line.


Moderate Democratic Senator seeks energetic candidate for an unpaid Press internship to assist press staff in fast-paced communications office. Duties include monitoring daily news and feeds, including relevant social media outlets; pitching stories to reporters; drafting press releases and letters; updating Web site; daily clips; and general press office support. Candidates must have excellent writing skills, be able to write quickly and accurately and have strong social media skills. Team-comes-first attitude and sense of humor are musts. Prior press or on-the-job writing experience desirable. Please email cover letter, resume and two writing samples to


Senate Democrat seeks experienced Press Secretary to handle a large portfolio focusing on in-state media and press relations. In addition to strong writing and interpersonal skills, applicants should have an ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines, conduct independent research, work well under pressure and have on-the-record experience. The ideal candidate would fit into a positive working environment and possess an eagerness and aptitude for staying current on state and legislative issues relevant to the Senator.  Management and campaign experience is highly preferred.  Please e-mail a resume and cover letter to


Western Democratic Senator seeks experienced, creative communications professional to serve as Press Secretary. The ideal applicant will have excellent writing and editing skills, extensive experience pitching and placing news stories and organizing press events and a proven ability to build strong relationships with the media. Duties will include overseeing day to day press operations, drafting and editing news releases, speeches and op-eds and coordinating interviews and press events. On-record experience is required. The position is located in the state office and reports to the Communications Director. For consideration, send cover letter, resume and writing samples to


Moderate Democrat seeks a fellow to assist with manufacturing, competitiveness, and other economic policy issues.  Responsibilities include generating job creation policy ideas, analyzing policy issues, meeting with constituents and stakeholders, and drafting memos.  Ideal candidate will: have a graduate degree in engineering, science, business, economics, law, or policy; have private sector work experience; have an interest or background in innovation; possess strong communication skills; and be a team player.  This is an unpaid fellowship, ideally lasting between six months and a year.  Email cover letter and resume to:


Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs is seeking attorneys with securities and derivatives law experience.  Responsibilities include drafting legislation, developing and staffing hearings, and preparing memoranda, statements and speeches.  Applicants should possess excellent academic credentials and at least 3 years of private practice or regulatory experience.  No Capitol Hill experience required. Please email resume to:


The office of U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) seeks unpaid press interns for fast-paced, aggressive communications office. Press interns will work closely with Communications Director, Press Secretary, and Deputy Press Secretary on a variety of tasks. Responsibilities include answering the press line and fielding calls from reporters, working with communications office and legislative staff to compile reports and other documents for media distribution. Press interns will primarily work with the Deputy Press Secretary to compile daily press clips for the Senator’s review, coordinate daily update of reporter contact lists, and work with the communications office on other media-related projects. Position requires a keen attention to detail, the ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines, and the ability to demonstrate professionalism and discretion at all times. Strong writing and grammar skills and proficiency of Microsoft Office applications required. Journalism/communications background and Ohio ties a plus. To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to

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