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U.S. House of Representatives

Internship with Democratic Leadership

Washington D.C.
Expiration Date: October 31, 2018

Member of Democratic leadership is currently seeking candidates for a full and/or part-time social media fellow in his Washington, D.C. office, with positions available starting in late July/early August. The social media fellow will work closely with a fast-moving press shop for a prominent Member of Congress and will be expected to contribute significantly. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: designing content for a variety of platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.), creating videos and highlight reels to highlight the Member’s legislative accomplishments, and working to engage different audiences in the Congressman’s work through different and innovative new-media approaches. The social media fellow MUST be able to execute quickly in order to capitalize on legislative success or trending moments. He/she will work closely with press staff, but will be expected to complete assignments with a minimum of supervision required. Furthermore, the successful candidate will be proactive in proposing new content and news means to reach different audiences. Women and minority candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, disability or age. Please, no calls or walk-ins. This is an unpaid position; however, opportunities for school credit are available if needed and social media fellows will also gain valuable exposure to the operations of a well-known House office. Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and two digital/video samples to with “Social Media Fellow” in the subject line

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