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U.S. House of Representatives

Congressional Intern

Washington D.C.
Expiration Date: August 31, 2017

The responsibilities of a congressional intern primarily focus on helping the Congressman communicate with his 700,000-plus constituents by phone, letter, and email; leading visiting constituents on tours of the historic US Capitol building; as well as taking on any other assignments given by staffers based on the interests/abilities of the individual intern. The position requires patience, intellect, and exceptional people skills. The Congressional internship is unpaid and does not receive monetary compensation. The compensation offered is optional academic credit. Candidates should possess excellent communication skills both verbal and written, an understanding of the functions of the United States Congress and have a familiarity with the fifth congressional district of Oregon. If you are interested, please email a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to adrian.ballinger@mail.house.gov. Start date: September 1st (Flexible) End Date: December 1st (Flexible)

Interest Area 
Administrative
Policy
Position Type 
Internship
Minimum Degree Requirements 
Some College