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Internship with the Office of Congresswoman Elizabeth H. Esty

Washington D.C.
Expiration Date: September 1, 2017

Congresswoman Elizabeth H. Esty’s Washington, D.C. office is currently seeking unpaid interns for fall 2017. Interns will gain valuable exposure to and knowledge of the legislative process, communications, and the United States Congress. Duties include: • Drafting constituent correspondence • Greeting constituents and answering phones • Drafting constituent outreach materials • Performing legislative research • Leading tours of the Capitol • Attending policy briefings and meetings • Conducting research and additional tasks to assist the legislative and communications teams Qualifications: An ardent desire to help others is required. We are seeking hardworking and detail-oriented college students with outstanding communication and time management skills. Applicants should have an ability to work in a fastpaced environment, have basic computer skills, possess excellent writing skills, and have an enthusiastic attitude. Interns are accepted throughout the year on both a full and part-time (at least 15 hours/week) basis. District ties preferred but not required. To apply for an internship in the DC office, please submit a cover letter, resume, and a brief writing sample (1-2 pages) to Conor.Douglass@mail.house.gov. If you have any questions, please contact Conor Douglass at (202) 225-4476. We are currently accepting fall 2017 internship applications. The deadline to apply is September 1, 2017. Internships are available expressly for the purpose of furthering educational objectives; therefore they are unpaid and usually awarded to those enrolled in accredited educational institutions. Thank you for your interest. We welcome your participation and look forward to receiving your application.

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