Revised: January 22, 2020 at 04:22 PM

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225595 MEDIA RELATIONS COORDINATOR #347 -

The Senate Sergeant at Arms is seeking a Media Relations Coordinator #347 for the Periodical Press Gallery. This is professional work facilitating media coverage for the Senate (and House, where applicable) in the periodical press. Work includes assisting the media by tracking legislative activity; providing information regarding Senate operations, procedures and pending floor actions; and distributing news releases to the media. Work also includes coordinating the logistics of media events and establishing media arrangements for press conferences, meetings, briefings, hearings, joint sessions, conferences and special sessions. To apply, visit https://sen.gov/ZWMP and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225594 EQUIPMENT SERVICES SPECIALIST #509 -

The Senate Sergeant at Arms is seeking an Equipment Services Specialist #509. This is administrative and technical work ordering, receiving, shipping, delivering and disposing of equipment in support of the Senate community. Work includes shipping and receiving equipment, tracking inventory and troubleshooting of equipment and services. Works daily with the IT vendor and state technicians to determine equipment compatibility of stock equipment or to troubleshoot state installation issues with IT equipment that has been shipped out to state offices. Must possess or be able to obtain a trained operators certification on the operation of electric pallet jack. To apply, visit https://sen.gov/YWLL and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225592 COUNSEL -

Senior Democratic member of the Judiciary Committee seeks a Counsel to handle the Senator's intellectual property, antitrust, bankruptcy issues, data privacy, and other civil matters. JD required.  Ideal candidate would have two to three years of Hill experience and two to three years in private or governmental law practice. 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 jud.dem.senate@gmail.com.


 
225591 CONSTITUENT LIAISON, MILITARY AND VETERANS AFFAIRS (New York, NY) -

Office of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand seeks a personable, dependable, and professional Constituent Liaison to address and resolve inquiries from constituents regarding their military and veterans affairs casework, along with other issues as needed. It will include working with Congressional Liaisons at federal agencies to resolve a high volume of cases with people from across New York State. The liaison will also be responsible for maintaining up-to-date case file records and will contribute to the training and management of interns. Preferred candidate has experience working with veterans and/or experience in the United States Military and has past or current residency in New York State. Applicants must be: self-motivated team players; able to exercise discretion and maintain confidentiality; detail-oriented and possess strong written and verbal communication skills. Senator Gillibrand's office is an equal opportunity employer. Please apply online and attach cover letter, resume, and references. Apply Here. No calls, please.


 
225590 INTERN, SENATE HISTORICAL OFFICE -

The Secretary of the Senate is seeking an Intern with the Senate Historical Office. This temporary position provides assistance with the reorganization and redesign of historical and curatorial material on the Senate’s public-facing website, Senate.gov. The position reports to the Senate Historian, but will require collaboration with the Senate Historical Office, the Office of Senate Curator, and the Senate Office of Web Technology. Work is bound by Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures; the U.S. Senate Handbook; and the Senate Ethics Manual, but requires independent judgment in setting priorities and handling assignments. The complete vacancy announcement and application may be found on the Employment link of Webster or https://www.senate.gov/visiting/employment.htm  under the Secretary of the Senate. Please submit your application, resume and cover letter by 11:59 pm, February 4, 2020.  Late applications will not be accepted.


 
225589 COUNSEL -

The Democratic staff of the Senate Banking Committee seeks highly motivated and energetic individual to design policy and conduct oversight of the federal banking regulators and small depository institutions. Applicants should have at least five years’ experience related to the U.S. financial regulatory system, the regulatory and supervisory issues facing small depository institutions, and the payments system. Familiarity with the Dodd-Frank Act, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, the Bank Service Company Act, and statutes relevant to bank chartering is also required.

Responsibilities include drafting legislation, conducting in-depth legal and policy research on financial regulatory issues, planning Committee hearings, drafting detailed research memoranda for Committee Members, and Committee staff, and communicating effectively with all Members and Committee staff.  Qualified candidates should be well-organized, resourceful, and able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, changing environment.  J.D. required.  Prior Hill and financial regulatory agency experience preferred, but not required.  This office is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team, 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. Send resume and cover letter to dem_applicants1@banking.senate.gov.


 
225588 NORTHWEST OHIO REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE -

Federal elected Democrat seeks highly motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual for open Northwest Ohio Regional Representative position.  Responsibilities include having the knowledge of and ability to remain current on all legislative and non-legislative issues in NW Ohio; updating the Senator, senior staff, and other appropriate staff on state, regional, and local issues; acting as liaison with federal, state, and local agencies/community organizations; acting as liaison with city, county, township, state and federal officials; developing an outreach plan and represent Senator at local events and meetings; and other duties as assigned. Qualified candidates should be familiar with Northwest Ohio, be resourceful, personable, have people and project management experience, have strong organizational skills, have the ability to work within a team and independently and be willing to travel throughout the region and state. Prior political experience preferred. The Office is an equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages all interested candidates to apply, including women, people of color, veterans, and LGBTQIA individuals. Send resume and cover letter to ohfederaljob@gmail.com with “NW Ohio Regional Representative” in the subject line. Deadline to apply is Monday, February 3, 2020.


 
225587 SUMMER LAW CLERK -

Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) seeks current or recently graduated law students for summer law clerk positions.  These positions are based in the Washington, D.C. office and the term will begin in May and end in August.  Law Clerks will be responsible for advising senior staff and Senator Blumenthal on legislative decisions, as well as drafting legislation, performing legal research and writing, and composing a variety of written materials. Law Clerks may also have the opportunity to collaborate with staff members in other policy areas as well, depending on the needs of the office and the interests of the student.  Law Clerks must be able to write quickly and clearly, be flexible in adjusting to changing circumstances and legislative priorities, and be self-starters capable of taking responsibility for complicated, ongoing projects. Applicants must either (1) be currently enrolled in an accredited JD program, or (2) have a JD from an accredited program. Demonstrated interest in public service is preferred.  This is an unpaid position.  Applications are processed on a rolling basis and the deadline to apply for summer positions is February 14, 2020. To apply for the program, please submit a cover letter, resume, and current transcript to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
225586 SUMMER 2020 CLERKSHIP SENATE PSI -

The Democratic staff of the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI), the chief investigative subcommittee of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, is seeking current law students for unpaid, full-time legal clerkships for Summer 2020. The law clerks will participate in a variety of projects, including conducting legal research, drafting letters and document requests, conducting document review, and preparing memoranda and other materials for subcommittee hearings. The clerkship provides a unique opportunity to participate in congressional investigations regarding a broad range of issues. Applicants must be self-motivated, hard-working, well-organized and have strong written and oral communication skills. Interested applicants should submit a brief cover letter that includes your anticipated availability, a resume, and writing sample of no more than 10 pages. All application materials must be submitted by email, to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov, in a single PDF document by 6:00 p.m. EST on February 14, 2020. Please include the job referral number in the subject line of your application submission email. No phone calls or drop-ins please.


 
225585 STAFF ASSISTANT -

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


 
225584 SYSTEMS AND DATA PRODUCTION SPECIALIST (#5211) -

The Senate Sergeant at Arms is seeking a Systems and Data Production Specialist (#5211). This is systems administration and data production work. Work includes maintaining and monitoring networks and computer operations, assisting users with applications, ensuring system security, performing backups and database administration. Work also includes operating computer peripherals to set production jobs, setting printers and queues for off-site printing, and providing technical assistance as needed. Work requires assessing production failures and problems and taking corrective action, conducting tests and demonstrations of new and modified applications, and coordinating data processing requirements with outside vendors or in-house programming staff. To apply, visit https://sen.gov/4LRL and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225583 LOGISTICS AND OPERATIONS SPECIALIST (#5237) -

The Senate Sergeant at Arms is seeking a Logistics and Operations Specialist (#5237). This is administrative work assisting in the procurement, receiving, issuing and surplusing of equipment and supplies in support of Printing, Graphics & Direct Mail (PGDM), as well as processing flags for Senate offices. Work includes initiating and managing purchase orders, managing office equipment assets and supplies in the inventory system, and assigning asset tracking numbers to equipment. Driver's License required. To apply, visit https://sen.gov/14VQ and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225582 PARALEGAL/LEGAL ASSISTANT -

The Office of Senate Legal Counsel - a non-partisan, independent, statutorily created office that represents the Senate, Members, Officers and staff of the Senate in litigation, and provides advice on a variety of constitutional and other legal issues – seeks a legal assistant. Paralegal experience preferred. Duties include: conducting legal, legislative, and historical research; cite checking and filing electronically briefs and memoranda; maintaining, updating, and organizing paper and electronic reference files; tracking and compiling Senate rules, statutes, and court decisions; assisting with administrative tasks, including answering telephone calls.  Ideal candidate will have willingness and aptitude to assist with computer systems administrator functions. Salary range: $75,000-$125,000. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225581 INFANT LEAD TEACHER -

The Senate Employees' Child Care Center is seeking an Infant Lead Teacher for immediate consideration. Applicants must have experience working with very young children/infants, and possess a degree in early childhood education or equivalent. 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 at least three years of 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 and ability to meet physical demands of caring for infants. Full benefits include Federal health & retirement. Competitive salary. Please email cover letter, resume, and three references to shannon_mara@saa.senate.gov.


 
225580 COLORADO COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER -

Office of U.S. Senator Michael Bennet’s is seeking a Colorado Communications Manager to assist in the development and implementation of a state-based communications strategy for the Senator and the office in partnership with the Washington D.C.-based Communications Director. The position is located in Denver, CO and reports to both the Communications Director in Washington D.C. and the State Director in Colorado. Responsibilities include drafting press releases, statements, talking points, op-eds, social media posts, and other materials; pitching in-state reporters and responding to incoming requests; cultivating relationships with all Colorado media contacts; working closely with the Colorado team to identify opportunities to highlight the Senator’s work across the state; planning and staffing the Senator at in-state press events, serving as the formal spokesperson and media liaison for the Senator in Colorado; supporting the day-to-day operations of an active communications team; supporting the State Director in building and implementing a travel plan to highlight the Senator’s work in Colorado, includes preparing, reviewing and approving briefing materials; providing final approval of all letters (i.e. congratulatory letters, letters of support) sent to constituents on behalf of the Senator; remain abreast of current legislative and non-legislative issues, particularly in Colorado, about which the Senator may be questioned; evaluate current Colorado events and media reports to assess their impact on the Senator; provide recommendations on the effects of the Senator’s actions and legislative activities through a Colorado press lens; hire and supervise any state-based press interns or staff. A qualified candidate has a minimum of five years of relevant experience, ideally with some Colorado-specific experience; strong media relations skills, including on-the-record experience; familiarity with digital communications/social media; excellent communications skills, written and oral; proven ability to perform under pressure in a fast-paced environment while juggling multiple tasks; sound political judgment; ability to handle difficult interactions with tact and diplomacy; superior relationship building skills; ability to work long and unpredictable hours, weekends and holidays, as needed; ability to travel as necessary (sometimes on short notice) for performance of duties. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Candidates of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume and three writing samples to press@bennet.senate.gov and include “CO Communications Manager” in the subject line.


 
225579 SPRING INTERNSHIP -

The Committee on Environment and Public Works (Democratic staff) seeks candidates for a spring internship position. Graduate students preferred. The intern will assist with administrative support, research, and other projects.  Interested applicants should submit a resume and short writing sample. Applicants must submit the writing sample to be considered. The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please email resume, writing sample, and first available start date to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225578 COMMITTEE COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR -

The Democratic Staff of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee seeks a Communications Director to implement an aggressive and creative communications strategy. Responsibilities include developing strong relationships with reporters; pitching stories; promoting JEC material within Congress; building relationships with the communication staffs of other committees and offices; developing messaging; writing press releases, speeches, op-eds, talking points and other documents; preparing the Vice Chair for interviews; and reviewing and editing  reports and materials prepared by policy staff. A qualified candidate has a minimum of five years of experience in communications; an ability to think creatively about strategy and to find opportunities where others don’t see them; demonstrated ability to convey complex information to a wide audience; excellent writing and editing skills, professional experience or coursework in economic or related issues; social media experience; and the ability to manage a team. Hill or other political experience is strongly preferred but not required. Reporters and editors are also encouraged to apply. The office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, disability, genetic information, national origin, uniformed service, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and 3 writing samples to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job title and referral in the subject line. All application materials must be submitted by 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24.


 
225577 DIRECTOR, SENATE SECURITY -

The Secretary of the Senate is seeking a Director with the Office of Senate Security. This is professional managerial work directing and managing the Senate’s classified information security program, under the direction of the Senate Leadership and the Secretary of the Senate’s Continuity of Operations (COOP) and Continuity of Government (COG) programs. Work includes managing Senate Security staff; ensuring classified national security information is properly handled and made available to Senators and staff, as needed; and coordinating the efforts of various internal and external agencies to ensure that the Senate can maintain critical functions in the event of an emergency. Work is bound by Secretary of the Senate policies and procedures; the U.S. Senate Handbook; and the Senate Ethics Manual, but requires independent judgment in setting priorities and handling assignments. The complete vacancy announcement and application may be found on the Employment link of Webster or https://www.senate.gov/visiting/employment.htm under the Secretary of the Senate. Please submit your application, resume and cover letter by 11:59 pm, February 7, 2019.  Late applications will not be accepted.


 
225576 COUNSEL/PROFESSIONAL STAFF -

Republican Chairman for Committee seeks a Counsel/Professional staff. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing legislative and policy proposals; agency oversight; drafting policy memoranda; attending constituent and stakeholder meetings; and preparing for Congressional hearings and floor debate. Applicants should have profound knowledge in one or more environmental statues such as the Clean Air Act and/or Clean Water Act. They must also work well under pressure, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and have a desire to learn. Applicants with a law degree are strongly preferred, and not less than five years of Capitol Hill experience. CLOSES FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2020. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: GOPSenateJobPosting@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.


 
225575 COUNSEL/PROFESSIONAL STAFF -

Republican Chairman for Committee seeks a Counsel/Professional staff. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing legislative and policy proposals; agency oversight; drafting policy memoranda; attending constituent and stakeholder meetings; and preparing for Congressional hearings and floor debate. Applicants should have profound knowledge of Federal Highway Administration policy and programs. They must also work well under pressure, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and have a desire to learn. Applicants should not have less than five years of Capitol Hill experience. CLOSES FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2020. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to: GOPSenateJobPosting@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.


 
225574 PROGRAMMER/WEB DEVELOPER -

Democratic Leadership seeks a programmer/web developer for the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee. Responsibilities will include maintaining and administering the front/back end website that is accessible to Democratic offices and assisting the Director of Vote Information with caucus services. The ideal candidate will have expertise in PHP, SQL, HTML/CSS, and JavaScript/jQuery. Knowledge of the Senate is desirable and an understanding of Senate voting practices and procedures is a plus.  This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225573 SUMMER 2020 HEALTH, EDUCATION, LABOR, DISABILITY, OVERSIGHT, AND COMMUNICATIONS INTERNS AND LAW CLERKS -

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), Office of the Ranking Member, Democratic Staff, seeks unpaid interns and law clerks for the summer of 2020. The positions offer undergraduate, graduate, and law students the opportunity to gain substantive experience in a Senate office while participating directly in the legislative process. Intern and law clerk responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting Committee staff in performing office duties, conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memorandums, and assisting in hearing preparation. Interns and law clerks play a key role in the office and will work closely with senior policy advisors and counsels. HELP Committee: The HELP Committee works on a wide range of issues in the areas of health, education, labor, workforce, pensions, and oversight. Please specify within your application which office or offices you would prefer to work in. Qualifications: Applicants should have (i) an interest in public policy and (ii) a desire to learn. They also must have good attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Openings: Health Policy Intern: interest and experience in health-related matters, including but not limited to: the Affordable Care Act, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, children’s health, the Food and Drug Administration, health equity/disparities, health information technology, health workforce, Medicare/Medicaid, mental health, the National Institutes of Health, public health and preparedness, and/or women’s health. Education Policy Intern: interest in education-related policy, including: early childhood, k-12, postsecondary, workforce, and civil rights issues. Interest or experience teaching or working with students encouraged. Labor Policy Law Clerk: clerkship open to current law students or recent law school graduates who have an interest in or experience in issues facing workers, including workers’ rights, minimum wage and overtime, union rights and collective bargaining, inequality, occupational safety and health, international labor rights, family and medical leave, equal pay, and equal employment opportunity and civil rights. Oversight Law Clerk: clerkship open to current law students or recent law school graduates who are interested in health, education, and labor law and policies that strive to protect consumers, workers, and the public. Previous experience in government is not required but candidates should have a general understanding of the legislative process. Communications Intern: interest in press and communications, including: social media, press releases, speechwriting, op-ed writing, and media outreach (ii) an interest in public policy and (iii) a desire to learn. Strong candidates will demonstrate good attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Writing and research experience preferred. Policy issues will vary. Applicants for the communications position should prioritize press-oriented writing samples over academic-oriented ones. Disability Policy Intern or Law Clerk: interest in issues and policy as it relates to individuals with disabilities that may include: equitable educational opportunities, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, seclusion and restraint, alternate assessment, equitable employment opportunities, AbilityOne, efforts to phase out subminimum wage, health care broadly, home and community based services, health disparities, Medicaid, and disability rights. Applications: Interested applicants should apply to this position by submitting a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and application form found on the OAM website. New users will have to sign up on the OAM portal to apply. Please indicate your availability. The deadline for the summer 2020 internship program is Friday, March 13th, 2020. This office is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity or sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, gender, uniformed service, genetic information, or any other factor.


 
225572 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Democratic Senator is seeking to fill the position of Staff Assistant in the Washington, DC office. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phones, greeting office visitors, monitoring office deliveries and pickups, distributing mail, scheduling tours, processing flag requests, and various other administrative duties. Qualified candidates must be outgoing and dependable, work well under pressure, possess a keen attention to detail, and have excellent communications skills, especially writing skills. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The office encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Michigan ties are strongly preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225570 SUMMER CLERKSHIP - U.S. SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE -

Senator Feinstein is seeking current or recently graduated law students for unpaid, part-time or full-time law clerkships in her Senate Judiciary Committee office in Washington, D.C.  The clerkship will begin in May and end in August.  Judiciary staffers advise the Senator in areas related to national security, terrorism, criminal and civil law, immigration, civil rights, privacy, intellectual property, and judicial nominations.  Law clerks assist staff with legislative and oversight responsibilities and engage in a range of activities, including, but not limited to, attending hearings, conducting legal research, and drafting briefing memoranda for the Senator.  Some general office support is also required.  Ideal candidates are current students or recent alumni who wish to learn about the legislative process, and are interested in government and public interest law. Candidates should have excellent writing and research skills, and the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.  Strong written and oral communication skills and a good sense of humor are essential. Please e-mail your resume, a cover letter that includes your availability, your unofficial transcript, a short writing sample, and a list of at least three references to vacancies@email.senate.gov.  All application materials must be submitted by 5:00 pm ET on February 7, 2020.


 
225569 PHOTOGRAPHER -

The Senate Democratic Media Center is looking for a staff photographer to capture, edit, and post still images and video content of the Democratic Caucus. In this role, you’ll be interacting with Democratic Senators and Caucus Leadership on a daily basis. Two to five years’ work experience in photography is a must. IDEAL CANDIDATES WOULD POSSESS EXPERIENCE: Using Canon and Nikon DSLRs for photography and video, working in Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop as well as the full Adobe Suite, drafting copy to accompany the photos on social media and for photo essays, and maintaining a system to organize photos over time. Experience with Sony Mirrorless cameras is a plus. Video editing experience is a plus. Social media experience a plus. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and work samples to employment@email.senate.gov. Please include the title “Photographer” in the subject line.


 
225568 CONSTITUENT VISITOR ASSISTANT (PAID) -

Temporary position(s) available to assist Southern Republican Senate office leading tours of the United States Capitol this spring. Additional duties include answering constituent messages and general office support.  Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic, energetic, possess a positive attitude and have the capability to work in a high-paced team environment, with large groups.  Previous experience leading tours of historic buildings is a plus but not required. Training will be provided.  Qualified candidates must commit to working February 18th through May 29th, including Spring break Please email resume and cover letter along with hours of availability to constituenttours@gmail.com.


 
225567 INTERNS -

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


 
225566 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Senior Democratic member of Senate Judiciary Committee seeks a Legislative Correspondent (LC) with exceptional writing, communications, and organizational skills. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and detail-oriented self-starter, able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.  Strong candidates must also demonstrate good judgement, discretion on sensitive matters, and an interest in oversight and investigations. Responsibilities include: drafting, processing, and responding to constituent mail; assisting Counsels; researching policy issues; and other duties as assigned.  College degree required and 1-2 years of working experience is preferable.  Experience on Capitol Hill or political campaign a plus. Proficiency in IQ, West Law, Lexis Nexus, and a public policy background are strongly preferred. Interested applicants should send a resume to jud.dem.senate@gmail.com and include “Legislative Correspondent” in the subject line.


 
225565 SPEECHWRITER -

Office of U.S. Senator Gillibrand seeks a DC-based speechwriter.  The ideal candidate will be an exceptional and quick writer, have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and be able to work as a team.  Primary responsibilities include working with the senator, and legislative team on speeches, op-eds, statements, releases, congressional testimony and related materials on a wide breadth of topics. Must be comfortable pushing products through approval processes. Qualified candidates should have multiple years of relevant experience, strong analytical, writing, editing, research and proofreading skills as well as working knowledge of Congress. Background in speechwriting, communications and/or legislation is a plus. Senator Gillibrand’s office is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates who meet these qualifications should apply HERE.


 
225564 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Southern Republican Senator seeks Legislative Assistant to handle vast portfolio that includes Energy, Environment, Agriculture, Trade, Appropriations and Fisheries. This position includes preparing the Senator for hearings, drafting legislation and representing the Senator in meetings with constituents and outside stakeholders. At least two years of Legislative Assistant experience required.  Candidates should have a good comprehension of region’s environmental complexities, strong writing, research and analytical skills, be a team player, and able to meet deadlines in a fast paced office. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225563 DIGITAL DIRECTOR -

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


 
225562 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Conservative Republican Senator on the Joint Economic Committee seeks a legislative assistant or counsel to handle tax, trade, housing, and economic policy issues. This position includes preparing the Senator for hearings, drafting legislation and representing the Senator in meetings with constituents and outside stakeholders. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and results oriented individual who has a strong background in tax policy and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment. Previous Hill experience with a focus on tax and economic policy is strongly preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
225561 PRESS INTERNSHIP -

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


 
225560 EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE SENATOR -

Office of U.S. Senator Gillibrand seeks an Executive Assistant to the Senator.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, acting as the Senator’s executive assistant for Senate business.  They will accompany the Senator in D.C. and in-state travel and be in charge of handling all logistical matters related to the Senator’s day to day schedule, events, correspondence, return phone calls and briefings. This position reports to Senator, Chief and Deputy Chief of Staff and is a part of the Scheduling Team for day to day procedures. As the person with the Senator at events and during travel, the Executive Assistant will be in constant communication with all Department Heads and their teams in order to brief the Senator properly and ensure her day to day movements are smooth. The position includes night and weekend commitments and will be expected to be flexible for all last minute schedule changes. While the Director of Scheduling will be setting and keeping the long-term calendar for the Senator, this position will be in charge of tracking the day of schedule and any updates throughout the day.  This position will be based in the Senator’s DC Office and can expect to travel 25% of the time.  Attention to detail is a must and a background in scheduling or advance would be helpful, but not necessary.  Senator Gillibrand’s office is an equal opportunity employer. Please apply online with your resume, cover letter, and references to HERE.  No calls, please.


 
225557 NON-DESIGNATED ATTORNEY -

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


 
225556 CHIEF ACQUISITION OFFICER (#352) -

The Senate Sergeant at Arms is seeking a Chief Acquisition Officer (#352). This is executive level contracting work that ensures the timely delivery of products and services to the U.S. Senate Sergeant at Arms and Senate as a whole. The Chief Acquisition Officer works closely with the Chief Financial Officer, Chief Privacy Officer, and General Counsel to ensure fair competition and adherence to established acquisition policies and regulations. FAC-C Level III, Certified Procurement Professional (CPP) Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Level III, or equivalent experience. To apply, visit https://sen.gov/N671 and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225554 SYSTEMS ENGINEER- ORACLE DBA (#469) -

The Senate Sergeant at Arms is seeking a Systems Engineer Oracle DBA. (#469) This position will support the Oracle enterprise database environments. Will be responsible for maintaining and monitoring systems and databases functionality, backups, resolving systems and databases issues, maintaining current software versions and security updates, and capacity monitoring and planning. Will work as a team member supporting Oracle Database (12c) and other relational database environments SQL Server 2016, MySQL 5.7 and higher). To apply, applicants must visit https://sen.gov/P6MO and review the requirements for the position. Hiring for this vacancy announcement is governed by the Veterans Employment Opportunities Act.


 
225553 UNPAID CLERKSHIP -

The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations majority (Republican) staff seeks unpaid law clerks for the Summer of 2020. Applicants must be motivated and hard-working, and have strong written and oral communication skills. Responsibilities include conducting research, preparing memoranda for professional staff, participating in preparation for hearings, and various administrative tasks including answering phone calls and directing meetings to staff. Full-time applicants preferred and part-time applicants welcome. Accommodating of student schedules but prefer at least 15-20 hours per week. Please email resumes with the subject line Summer 2020 Clerkship Application to SenateJobOpenings@gmail.com. Please state your preferred start date and the days and times you are available to work each week in the email.


 
225552 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

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


 
225550 PRESS ASSISTANT -

Senior Democratic Senator seeks a press assistant to work with upstate press secretary in managing and coordinating media contacts and press activities.  Day-to-day responsibilities include drafting press releases and talking points, managing conference calls, and setting up satellite interviews with television studios across the state. This 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.  The position requires outstanding oral communication and writing skills, as well as 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 press_jobs@schumer.senate.gov, ATTN: Press Assistant. 


 
225549 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Senior Democratic Senator is seeking a Legislative Assistant to handle the Transportation, Environment, Energy portfolio.  The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with extensive experience in transportation and energy/environmental policy.  Qualified candidates should have an in-depth knowledge of the issues, as well as experience on the Hill.  Candidates must be able to meet short deadlines and juggle many priorities in a fast-paced environment.  Responsibilities include writing legislation, coalition building with advocacy and stakeholder groups, drafting speeches and remarks, managing junior legislative staff and staffing the Senator on two committees with transportation and infrastructure jurisdiction.  Strong writing skills are a must. This is not an entry level position.  This office is an equal opportunity employer.  Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, writing sample (no more than 2 pages), and 3 references to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in subject line.


 
225548 STAFF ASSISTANT -

Conservative Republican Senator is seeking a Staff Assistant for the Washington, D.C. office. Responsibilities include answering phone calls, greeting front office visitors, and managing DC constituent services including tour coordination and flag coordination. The ideal candidate must be friendly, capable of working independently, managing time effectively, and solving problems in a fast-paced environment. Oklahoma ties and prior Hill experience are highly preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225547 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Conservative Republican Senator seeks a highly motivated Legislative Correspondent with demonstrated experience and interest in business and healthcare. Primary duties include writing constituent correspondence, meeting with constituents and stakeholders, preparing meeting materials, and conducting research on and writing legislation. Exceptional writing and communication skills are a must, as is an enthusiasm for working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. A qualified candidate possesses excellent writing and research skills, pays close attention to detail, and works well in a team environment. Midwest/Southern ties, Capitol Hill experience, and knowledge in these issues are strongly preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225546 PRESS AND DIGITAL ASSISTANT -

The Office of U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) is seeking a Press and Digital Assistant to join the communications team in the Washington, D.C. office. This person will be responsible for producing press and digital content for the office on a daily basis.  This is an opportunity to join an active communications office and grow the Senator’s digital media presence. Responsibilities include producing regular content for digital platforms, drafting press releases and media advisories, compiling daily clips, recording and editing photo and video content, managing press lists and the Senator’s website, and proofreading. The ideal candidate has at least one year of experience with both digital and traditional communications work, either in a congressional office or on a campaign.  Photo and video editing skills and proofreading experience are required. Delaware ties preferred.  Interested candidates should send a resume, a writing sample, and examples of their digital communications work to sencoonscomms@gmail.com.


 
225545 COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT -

Senior Democratic Senator seeks Communications Assistant for Washington D.C. office. Responsibilities will include media monitoring, compiling daily press clips, and assisting the team with projects and tasks as needed. The Communications Assistant will report to the Communications Director and work closely with other members of the communications team. The ideal candidate will thrive in a teamwork oriented environment, have the ability to handle multiple projects at once, and be able to work on deadline. This is a great opportunity to join the press office of a Senior Senator. Previous Hill experience preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225544 TECHNOLOGY POLICY LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

Senator Brian Schatz is hiring for a legislative aide to cover technology policy to support his work on the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet, as well as other committees that have jurisdiction on privacy, cybersecurity, and emerging technology issues.  The position reports to the senator’s senior counsel for technology and telecommunications and is part of a tech policy team that also includes a legislative fellow, legislative correspondent, and intern.  The position will focus on developing and implementing legislative and oversight ideas related to privacy, cybersecurity, and emerging technology in addition to assisting the senior counsel on all aspects of tech and telecom policy.  A background in computer science or other technical field, telecommunications, and/or the tech sector is particularly helpful.  Qualified applicants will have strong writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills; exercise sound political judgment; operate well under pressure; and work well as part of a team.  A graduate degree and work experience on Capitol Hill and/or in federal agencies is preferred. For more details and to apply, please visit http://www.schatz.senate.gov/services/jobs.


 
225543 PROCTOR (652) -

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


 
225540 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 shareable 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 drive engagement. This is not an entry-level position. Previous digital experience is required, and Hill, campaign or similar experience preferred. Michigan ties strongly preferred. To apply, please email cover letter, resume and digital sample to Applications_Peters@peters.senate.gov. 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.


 
225538 HEALTH CARE LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

Midwest Republican Senator seeks a highly motivated and detail oriented Legislative Correspondent with demonstrated experience and interest in health care.  Primary duties include processing incoming mail, drafting outgoing constituent mail, drafting memos for the Senator, and taking constituent and stakeholder meetings. Other duties include conducting research and providing assistance to senior legislative staff in the development of legislation for the Senator. Exceptional writing skills and a customer-oriented attitude are necessary. Previous Hill experience, proficiency in IQ, and a health care background are preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
225536 DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS ASSISTANT -

Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer has an immediate opening for a Digital Communications Assistant in the Washington, D.C. office. Reporting to the Director of Digital Media, the Digital Communications Assistant will work on Senator Schumer’s digital team and on caucus projects to promote Democratic work for the American people on traditional and social media platforms. Responsibilities include assisting the digital team with daily operations, helping manage live-streams, captioning videos, writing for our digital channels, digital and social media research, juggling both tight-turnaround projects and longer-term projects, and other digital work as needed. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and work samples to employment@email.senate.gov. Please include the title “Digital Communications Assistant” in the subject line. IDEAL CANDIDATES WOULD POSSESS: Strong writing and organizational skills; ability to handle multiple digital communications projects simultaneously; ability to both take direction and also actively pitch and execute original digital media ideas; proficiency in Adobe After Effects/Animation, Illustrator, and Photoshop a plus.


 
225530 CASEWORKER -

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


 
225527 SPRING INTERNS -

Midwest Republican office is accepting applications for Spring internships, beginning in January and lasting until June with the Washington, D.C. office. Prospective interns should be responsible, focused, self-motivated, and organized. Duties will include answering phones, providing tours of the U.S. Capitol, processing mail, attending hearings and briefings, as well as assisting staff with research, communications, and constituent services projects as needed. 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. Midwest ties are preferred. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating the job referral number in the subject line.


 
225525 LAW CLERK -

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


 
225508 CONSTITUENT SERVICES LIAISON -

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


 
225505 PAID INTERNSHIP -

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


 
225502 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

Western Democratic Senator seeks a Legislative Assistant to cover energy and environmental issues. The position requires substantial experience in climate change and energy policy, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, knowledge of the legislative process, and strong negotiation and analytical skills. Additional duties include developing and executing legislative initiatives; developing long term policy priorities, monitoring of legislative developments; representing the Senator; working with stakeholders; preparing materials for meetings, briefings, and events; working with state staff; and coordinating closely with staff and the Senator. This position requires the ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. This office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225500 SPRING 2020 HELP COMMITTEE LABOR LAW CLERKS -

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), Office of the Ranking Member, seeks unpaid law clerks for the spring of 2020. The positions offer undergraduate, graduate, and law students the opportunity to gain substantive experience in a Senate office while participating directly in the legislative process. Intern and law clerk responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting Committee staff in performing office duties, conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memorandums, and assisting in hearing preparation. Interns and law clerks play a key role in the office and will work closely with senior policy advisors and counsels. HELP Committee: The HELP Committee works on a wide range of issues in the areas of health, education, labor, workforce, pensions, and oversight. Please specify within your application which office or offices you would prefer to work in. Qualifications: Applicants should have (i) an interest in public policy and (ii) a desire to learn. They also must have good attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Openings: Labor Policy Law Clerks: clerkship open to current law students or recent law school graduates who have an interest in or experience in issues facing workers, including workers’ rights, minimum wage and overtime, union rights and collective bargaining, inequality, occupational safety and health, international labor rights, family and medical leave, equal pay, and equal employment opportunity and civil rights. Applications: Interested applicants should apply to this position by submitting a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and application form found on the OAM website. New users will have to sign up on the OAM portal to apply. Please indicate your availability. Qualified applicants will be accepted on a rolling basis. This office is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity or sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, gender, uniformed service, genetic information, or any other factor


 
225497 SPRING 2020 INTERNS -

A southern Republican office is seeking interns in his Washington, D.C. office for the Spring of 2020. Interns will assist staff members with administrative, legislative and communications work. Typical intern duties include answering constituent calls, opening and sorting constituent mail, giving tours, etc. along with working with the Senator and his staff on research and legislation. Internships are open to undergraduate students and recent college graduates. Preference is given to applicants with southern ties. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225493 INVESTIGATIONS COUNSEL -

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Minority Senator seeks a Counsel to support the Committee’s oversight and investigations function.  Primary responsibilities include the entrepreneurial development and execution of oversight and investigations within the Committee’s jurisdiction; conducting research; drafting reports and correspondence; preparing the Senator for Committee hearings; meeting with stakeholders; and other associated administrative responsibilities. Candidates must be exceptionally strong writers, detail-oriented, be able to work under tight deadlines, and be able to handle multiple projects at once.  Candidates should have experience with congressional or law enforcement investigations. The Committee is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation. The Committee encourages candidates of diverse backgrounds to apply. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to job_application@hsgac.senate.gov with “INVESTIGATIONS COUNSEL” in the subject line


 
225491 SENIOR COUNSEL/PROFESSIONAL STAFF -

Democratic Ranking Member of a high-profile Committee seeking qualified candidates to lead aviation policy work. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing legislative and policy proposals; agency oversight; drafting policy memoranda; attending constituent and stakeholder meetings; and preparing for Congressional hearings and floor debate. Applicants should have significant understanding of the aviation industry. They must have a record of being proactive, demonstrating initiative. They must also work well under pressure, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and demonstrate leadership capabilities. The position requires strategic thinking and the ability to work independently as well as within a team. Legislative experience a big plus.  An ideal candidate would have a connection to the PNW. Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to senate_employment@saa.senate.gov indicating job referral number in the subject line.


 
225490 RESEARCH ASSISTANT -

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


 
225485 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT -

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


 
225477 PRESS INTERN -

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


 
225476 SCHEDULING ASSISTANT -

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


 
225464 LAW CLERK -

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


 
225458 CENTRAL VALLEY DISTRICT DIRECTOR -

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

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

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

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

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


 
225454 SPRING 2020 INTERNSHIPS -

The Washington, D.C. office of Senator Ed Markey is seeking qualified part-time or full-time interns for the Spring 2019 term. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students and should be responsible self-starters who possess strong writing, research, and interpersonal skills. Backgrounds in political science, international relations, environmental studies, and communications are all desirable but not required. Massachusetts ties are strongly preferred. Interns will assist with legislative and administrative work by serving Massachusetts constituents, researching legislative initiatives and drafting replies to constituent inquiries. They will regularly be attending committee hearings and briefings, as well as assisting with a variety of legislative or press projects. Interns are assigned to work with senior legislative assistants based on issue interests or expertise. Paid internships are awarded to low income students or to those who may not otherwise be able to afford to live or work in Washington, D.C. To learn more about the internship program, and how to apply, please visit: https://www.markey.senate.gov/services/internships


 
225449 MOUNTAIN STATE PRESS INTERNSHIP (SPRING SEMESTER) -

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


 
225448 STAFF ASSISTANT -

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


 
225431 PRESS ASSISTANT -

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


 
225430 DEPUTY SCHEDULER -

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


 
225415 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

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


 
225409 LEGISLATIVE AIDE -

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


 
225397 PRESS ASSISTANT -

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


 
225389 REGIONAL COORDINATOR - MARQUETTE, MICHIGAN -

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


 
225379 LAW CLERK -

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


 
225369 SPRING PRESS INTERN -

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


 
225368 DIGITAL MEDIA COORDINATOR -

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


 
225366 SPRING LEGISLATIVE INTERNSHIPS -

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


 
225361 JUDICIARY COMMITTEE COUNSEL FOR REPUBLICAN SENATOR -

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


 
225349 LEGISLATIVE CORRESPONDENT -

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


 
225316 SENIOR POLICY ADVISOR -

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


 
225281 REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVE -

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


 
225162 LEGISLATIVE AND PRESS INTERNSHIPS -

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


 
225156 CONSTITUENT SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE -

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


 
225145 FALL 2019 INTERNSHIPS (BOSTON, MA) -

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