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    LAAW Bulletin - August 3, 2009 1. LAAW Fall Prep Course 2. Private Sector Jobs 3. House Jobs 4. Senate Jobs 5. Internships 1. LAAW FALL PREP COURSE
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      LAAW Bulletin - August 3, 2009

      1. LAAW Fall Prep Course
      2. Private Sector Jobs
      3. House Jobs
      4. Senate Jobs
      5. Internships


      1. LAAW FALL PREP COURSE

      Saturday, August 22, 2009
      12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

      Designed by the Latina/o Alumni Association of the Washington College of Law (WCL), this one-day workshop is designed for incoming WCL students with little to no exposure to the law school experience. During the one-day workshop, WCL alums, professors, and current students will share their experiences about law school and provide practical information on study habits, student-faculty interaction, exam taking techniques, stress management, and balancing personal and academic life. It will also introduce the students to LAAW as AN additional support network during law school and beyond.

      If you would like to volunteer to help plan and execute this event, please contact Patrisha Tijerina at patrisha.tijerina@... or 210-325-4150.


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      2. PRIVATE SECTOR JOBS
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      This first one is courtesy of LAAW Board Member Marisa Ferreira . . .

      Senior Manager of Legal Program

      About CASA de Maryland
      CASA de Maryland's primary mission is to work with the community to improve the quality of life and fight for equal treatment and full access to resources and opportunities for low-income Latinos and their families. CASA works with other low-income immigrant communities, makes its programs and activities available to them and joins with other organizations to advocate for social, political, and economic justice for all low-income communities.

      About the Senior Manager, Legal Position:
      We are looking for a talented, creative leader to join CASA's management team. Becoming the Senior Manager of the Legal Program at CASA de Maryland is an excellent opportunity to develop and lead significant direct legal services, policy and impact work in a creative, progressive, multi-cultural and multi-lingual organization devoted to community organizing. CASA is also in the process of transitioning to a membership organization and adding a 501(c)(4) political action organization, and will be one of the few locally-focused groups in the area that are member-led.

      Duties
      Duties may include, but are not limited to, some of the following which are discussed and prioritized by the employee and supervisor, and reflected in individual and program annual workplans:

      Program Leadership:
      · Provide strategic leadership to the Program;
      · Guide and supervise the work of staff attorneys, paralegals and legal assistants (currently 4 attorneys and 2 legal assistants) working in direct services and movement-oriented campaigns in the areas of employment rights, housing rights, and civil rights. Occasionally co-counsel cases.
      · In conjunction with CASA's Community Organizing and Political Action department, oversee the development of social justice campaigns, which may include litigation.
      · Collaborate with other CASA Departments and programs to ensure that high quality services are being delivered to ensure that members enjoy an excellent experience with CASA such that they can contribute to building the power of the immigrant community. In particular, CASA expects services and organizing to be delivered in an integrated way.
      Public Leadership:
      · Represent CASA in coalitions and other organizational bodies related to the Legal Program;
      · Represent CASA's Legal Program to the media.
      · Develop proposals to the Director of Services regarding the expansion, consolidation, dissolution, or creation of work areas within the Legal Program.

      Program Administration:
      · Work with program staff to develop the annual work plan and budget for the Legal Program in accordance with CASA's 5 year strategic plan; participating actively in the annual planning process, including developing and executing individual workplans, evaluating and providing feedback on plans as the year progresses.
      · Meet deadlines established by supervisor and in Department and individual workplan.
      · Oversee the development of quarterly individual work plans for all team members;
      · Hold bi-weekly supervisory meetings with all members of the Legal Program staff and monthly team meetings with full Legal Program staff.
      · Conduct annual program and personnel evaluations for the Legal Program;
      · Prepare reports to funders and assist with fundraising.
      · Facilitate organizational meetings, events, and training participation.
      · Support the development and expansion of the membership program.
      · Think creatively about ways to improve further his/her specific job and CASA as an organization.
      · Ensure fulfillment all OSHA, CBA, HR and Administration protocol requirements. You will be supported by the Administration Department.
      · Comply with and ensure that all Legal Program staff comply with the Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Communication Workers of America.

      Qualifications
      · Ability to perform all of the duties outlined above.
      · J.D. degree with a minimum of 3 years legal experience; civil litigation experience preferred, ideally including experience in the one or more of the legal areas where CASA works;
      · Creative, movement oriented lawyer, committed to community organizing, including implementing member-led priorities, delivering legal services in a way that builds power
      · Significant experience in and strong commitment to workers' and immigrants' rights, including experience working with a Latino community, with an immigrant community, or within a multi-ethnic/multi-cultural environment;
      · Well-organized with ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
      · Creativity and flexibility;
      · Experience supervising junior attorneys with active caseloads preferred;
      · Be prepared to develop, train, and mentor other employees
      · Fluency in Spanish strongly preferred (will consider those with proficiency willing to learn). Knowledge of French is an asset.
      · Deep commitment to social change and to growing CASA as a membership organization in which members have decision-making authority.
      · Good written and oral communication skills
      · Should possess passion for working in a non-profit organization and non-profit or business background.
      · Commitment to teamwork and a "can do" attitude
      · Must be willing to make a minimum three-year commitment to CASA
      · Be prepared to develop, train, and mentor other employees .
      · Strong organizational skills; strong interpersonal communication, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
      · Ability to maintain a database and high comfort level with basic computer programs, including Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel, and willingness to learn other needed computer programs.
      · Highly organized and able to manage multiple ongoing projects.
      Valid U.S. Driver's License and own transportation is a must. Because of the need to be occasionally onsite at CASA's five centers throughout the state, and the limited availability of public transportation, a car is required for this position. CASA provides mileage reimbursement at the IRS-recommended rate, currently $0.55 per mile, to cover the cost of ownership, maintenance and gasoline. Must be admitted to the Maryland State Bar, eligible for reciprocal admission, or willing to sit for the next bar examination. Maryland has an abbreviated half-day attorneys' exam for those with five years or more active licensed practice in another state.

      Salary and Benefits
      Salary commensurate with experience.
      Benefits include 403(b) retirement plan with employer contributions, 3 weeks paid time off, 4 weeks paid parental leave (after 9 months of employment), 1 week paid family leave for serious illness or death of a close relative, including a domestic partner. After two years, paid time off increases to 4 weeks.

      Part-time schedules, with commensurate salaries and benefits will be considered. Part time schedules benefits are prorated according to hours worked.

      The State of Maryland has a loan repayment program for Maryland residents working in organizations like CASA, earning up to $60,000 a year. Details are available at
      http://www.mhec.state.md.us/financialAid/ProgramDescriptions/prog_larp.asp

      To Apply:
      Please send all cover letters and resumes to kobrien@... with subject line "LEGAL MANAGER JOB APPLICATION" or by mail to:
      Kerry O'Brien, Director of Services
      CASA of Maryland
      734 University Blvd. E
      Silver Spring, MD 20903
      (301) 431-4185 x1232
      For more information about CASA de Maryland please visit our website at www.casademaryland.org or call 301-431-4185 x1232.

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      NACBHDD
      EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
      Job Announcement
      July 31, 2009

      The National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors (NACBHDD), which is a small, dynamic, nationally-based behavioral health care advocacy association and affiliate of the National Association of Counties, is seeking an Executive Director to serve as the face and voice of the organization. The Executive Director is the senior staff executive for the association, and is responsible for implementing the organization's public policy work as set forth by the Board of Directors and the association's committees. This position also oversees member relations, administrative and fiscal management, marketing, public relations, membership development, and coordination and support for the Board of Directors' activities.

      Qualified candidates must have outstanding written and oral communication skills, legislative, regulatory and/or advocacy experience, demonstrated execution of tasks and deliverables, and be a self-starter. Knowledge of and experience with local government, behavioral health and/or developmental disabilities public policy issues also highly desired.

      Eligible candidates must possess a master's degree or higher level of academic achievement in a relevant field.

      Salary Range: $95,000 - $105,000. Excellent benefits package.

      Submission Deadline: September 1, 2009

      To apply, please send a one-page cover letter and brief resume in electronic format (via email) to:

      mgilmore@...
      Attention: Leon Evans, NACBHDD Board President

      Maeghan A. Gilmore, MPH
      NACBHDD Consultant

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      Director of Government Relations

      The National Alliance of Community Economic Development Associations (NACEDA) is seeking a Director of Policy/Advocacy/Government Affairs. Responsibilities include analyzing legislation and advocating to Congress on a broad range of issues involving housing/community development/social services/financial literacy. Must also work with Administration, including departments relevant to our members' work, which include: HUD, USDA, EDA, OCS and financial regulators. Will assist Executive Director in developing/managing all aspects of government affairs program. Background in housing, community development, tax, appropriations, required. Must know how to frame issues and support advocacy with research. Minimum five years of Hill, trade association or comparable experience necessary. This position requires a self-starter who needs minimal supervision. Salary Range: $45-65,000. Good Benefits. Plz reply to jmolinari@...

      Diverse candidates encouraged to apply.

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      Volvo Group

      Director of Government Relations
      Washington, DC
      Salary details on request

      "Reporting to the Vice President of Government Relations and Public Affairs of Volvo Group North America, the Director of Government Relations will be responsible for anticipating, identifying and lobbying on North American environmental and energy challenges and opportunities that have the potential to impact Volvo's business worldwide."

      Find out more at http://www.publicaffairslinks.co.uk/volvo.html.

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      Career College Association

      Vice President, Government Relations
      Washington, DC
      Up to $300,000 + benefits

      "The Career College Association, representing the fastest growing sector of higher education, seeks an effective, responsible, organized, and highly motivated senior professional to advance the interests of career college students before policymakers at the federal and state levels and to take the government relations program to the next level."

      Find out more at http://www.publicaffairslinks.co.uk/cca.html.

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      Association of Children's Hospitals

      Legislative Advocacy Associate
      Washington, DC
      Salary details on request

      "Association of Children's Hospitals seeks an Associate, Legislative Advocacy to focus on increasing member hospital involvement in sponsored legislative advocacy activities and programs. Duties include recruiting member participation in, and providing support for, the Association's Advocacy Days, GR Planning Meeting and Retreat and on-line Legislative Action Center."

      Find out more at http://www.publicaffairslinks.co.uk/nach.html.

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      American Society of Appraisers

      Manager of Government Relations
      Herndon, VA
      $55,000 - $65,000

      "Non-profit professional society of appraisers is looking for an intelligent, self starter to support the advancement and communication of legislative initiatives for its membership. You will have excellent analytical abilities; attention to detail; flexibility and the ability to understand how legislation and regulatory policies at the federal and state levels of government."

      Find out more at http://www.publicaffairslinks.co.uk/appraisers.html.

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      Northern Virginia AIDS Ministry (NOVAM) is a successful, community based nonprofit that is publicly and privately funded. NOVAM provides HIV prevention education and confidential HIV testing focused upon youth, as well as services to persons with HIV/AIDS.

      NOVAM is seeking a Program Manger for its ORION Program to work with GLBT youth; provide individual, group and community based HIV prevention education; and provide individual and group support to youth who are coming out. The program provides sustained peer-led and peer-facilitated HIV and STD prevention education and outreach to youth. ORION works with teens to develop peer group norms which support healthy behaviors and ultimately decrease participants' risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.

      Program Manager Responsibilities:

      " Supervise staff who conduct internet outreach to the GLBT community
      " Train volunteer outreach staff and coordinate their activities
      " Conduct presentations to local schools and community organizations
      " Work with GSAs (Gay Straight Alliances) in local schools to promote awareness/coordinate programs
      " Provide individual HIV prevention education to youth who are GLBTQ and their families
      " Provide HIV counseling and testing
      " Host support groups for GLBT youth

      Ideal Candidate will:

      " Have compassion, be empathic and be able to empower individual GLBT youth into making healthy decisions as they relate to HIV/STD, substance abuse and coming out related decisions.
      " Be experienced in presenting a wide range of health related information to providers, peers, community groups and youth in both small and large groups.
      " Have excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

      Experience:

      Applicants must have:

      " Experience in working with the GLBTQ community
      " Experience as a community health educator
      " Some supervisory experience.
      " Knowledge of HIV/AIDS
      " Bachelor Degree or higher

      Applicants must have own transportation.

      Please submit resumes with a cover letter to Carol Jameson, Executive Director:

      cjameson@...

      NOVAM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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      POSITION DESCRIPTION

      Title: Policy Manager
      Reports to: Project Director

      Position Overview

      In order to achieve FasterCures' mission of saving lives by saving time, there needs to be a policy environment that supports and accelerates innovative medical research and widespread availability of best treatments. The Policy Manager will coordinate efforts to ensure FasterCures is engaged in key health policy discussions as they relate to biomedical research, including comparative effectiveness research, health information technology, support for innovation, and biomedical research funding levels. The Policy Manager will also support efforts to understand the contributions, challenges, and opportunities for innovation at key federal agencies, including the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

      FasterCures believes the resources and infrastructure that drive and support medical research can work faster and more efficiently. The Policy Manager will manage FasterCures' initiatives related to increasing efficiency and availability of research resources, including: interconnected electronic medical records and research databases, high-quality and accessible biorepositories, health information technology applications, and data specialists.

      Responsibilities of the Policy Manager
      " Conducting research and analysis of applicable policies, legislation, regulations, programs and policies, ballot initiatives and other issues and trends as they relate to biomedical research;
      " Keeping the organization informed of relevant scientific advances, initiatives, and Congressional activity, and making recommendations about emerging policy issues that impact biomedical research;
      " Attending coalition and community meetings on relevant policy issues;
      " Developing position statements, white papers and other written materials that effectively communicate FasterCures' perspectives;
      " Conducting project planning activities, including conducting relevant due diligence, building workplans, identifying necessary resources, and developing communications and evaluation strategy;
      " Managing day-to-day program tasks.
      Requirements

      " Education to graduate level preferred (MA, MPH, PHD, MD, MBA, JD);
      " Minimum of seven to ten years of work in the field or equivalent experience;
      " Familiarity with policy development process and key aspects of the legislative process;
      " Knowledge of the biomedical research landscape, specifically research infrastructure and resources;
      " Project management experience;
      " Scientific training/education is a plus;
      " High intellectual capacity that can be and has been applied to learning new areas of science and technology and related fields;
      " Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
      " Ability to create and expand a network of biomedical research contacts;
      " Desire to be part of an evolving organization and to contribute to its growth and reputation;
      " Comfortable working in a driven, goal-oriented environment;
      " Ability to be flexible, to maintain a good sense of humor and to keep a global perspective.



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      Public Policy Assistant
      Location: Washington, DC
      BACKGROUND:
      An international media development organization whose mission is to empower local media worldwide is seeking a motivated and energetic Public Policy Assistant. This is an exceptional opportunity for a mission-driven individual beginning his/her career.
      GENERAL FUNCTION:
      The PPA will attend public policy and congressional hearings and briefings, meet with congressional and other staffers, track meetings and relationships, prepare materials for dissemination, answer correspondence, and make calls when appropriate. This entry-level position has a salary range of $30K-$36K, depending on experience.
      ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:
      " Attend public policy and congressional hearings and briefings
      " Attend formal and informal networking events
      " Attend early morning as well as evening meetings and social events
      " Meet with congressional and other staffers to educate them about key issues
      " Track meetings and relationships
      " Prepare materials for dissemination
      " Answer correspondence, make calls when appropriate
      " Act as the Washington DC backup for affiliated groups
      QUALIFICATIONS:
      " Deep interest in foreign policy and the political environment
      " Interest and knowledge of old as well as new media issues
      " Exceptional communication skills and ability to explain the organization and its unique mission
      " International travel or work experience desirable
      " Strong self-starter, with proven ability to take direction from seasoned leaders
      " Previous Capitol Hill internship or other experience related to public policy desirable
      " Political campaign experience a plus
      " B.A. in political science and/or international relations
      TO APPLY:
      Interested candidates meeting the qualifications should forward a cover letter and resume to hrppa09@..., placing " PPA-DC " in the subject line. EOE M/F/D/V

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      Public Affairs Assistant- Public Affairs office of a scientific-based association in non-metro accessible location in MD is looking for an exceptional Assistant. Ideal candidate will have three years administrative experience and an interest in science. Candidates must be able to temp initially at $13/hour. The permanent salary can go to 40-45K. Candidate must be a great writer, have excellent computer skills and be able to roll with the punches. Please send resumes to Clare Edwards at clare.edwards@... or call me at 202-466-8850, refer to job #7735678.


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      Biotechnology Industry Organization
      1201 Maryland Avenue, SW
      Suite 900
      Washington, D.C. 20024

      JOB DESCRIPTION


      Position Title: Assistant, Healthcare Regulatory Affairs / Research Programs Advocacy

      Department: Policy

      Reports to: Director of Healthcare Regulatory Affairs and Director of Research Programs Advocacy.

      Primary Purpose of the Position:

      The primary purpose of this position is to provide research, operational, and administrative support to the supervising Directors and the BIO organization as directed. Placement as Assistant or Coordinator will be dependent on skills and experience.


      Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

      1. Monitor the status of regulations, guidance documents, recommendation documents, and legislation, as directed. Where appropriate and as directed, develop summaries of key documents.

      2. Conduct research as directed in various issue areas, with emphasis on personalized medicine, research tools, and molecular diagnostics, as well as vaccine and immunization policy, emerging diseases/biodefense/pandemic influenza, and NIH funding.

      3. Attend hearings, meetings, and symposiums and provide summaries as directed.

      4. Assist Directors in research and development of position papers, regulatory policy comments documents, and presentations.

      5. Assist in coordination and development of briefings, panels, presentations, and BIO annual meetings.

      6. Schedule and coordinate committee and working group meetings, including venue and amenity logistics, as directed. Assist in preparation of all meeting materials, and prepare minutes as directed.

      7. Create, prepare, and distribute correspondence (including mail and email) as directed.

      8. Maintain departmental and Directors calendars, including scheduling and travel arrangements, as directed. Assist in tracking Directors' expenses and preparing expense reports and periodic budget reports, and other administration tasks as directed.

      9. Other duties/projects as assigned.

      Knowledge and Skills Required:

      Demonstrated excellence in communications (oral and written) and organization.
      Proficiency in Microsoft Office software environment - Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
      Proficiency in operating various office machines, such as scanners, printer/copiers, fax.
      Demonstrated ability to function well in a team environment.

      Education and Experience Required:

      College degree required.
      1-3+ years work experience.

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      3. HOUSE JOBS
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      Legislative Assistant Position Opening: Rep. Melissa Bean (D-IL) seeks a legislative assistant to handle a diverse portfolio of issues including, but not limited to, the Member's small business committee work, energy, environment, transportation, education, judiciary and labor. Responsibilities will include advising the Member, monitoring legislation, representing the Member in meetings with constituents and interest groups, developing the Member's legislative agenda within assigned issue areas, and writing memos, talking points and constituent mail. The successful candidate will be a self-starter and a strong writer with a good sense of humor. Candidates should have at least two years of legislative experience and able to work in an extremely fast pace environment. Illinois/Midwest ties are a plus, but not required.

      Interested candidates should send an e-mail to bean.resume@... with the subject line reading "Legislative Assistant Position" and include a cover letter, resume, and one writing sample. Applications received by Friday, August 7th, will be given priority. Absolutely no walk-ins or phone calls.

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      Legislative Assistant - Congresswoman Brown-Waite seeks a highly motivated individual with exceptional writing, communication and organizational skills to handle a variety of issues including Homeland Security and Judiciary. Responsibilities will include writing legislative mail, formulating and tracking legislative proposals, and briefing the Congresswoman on a daily basis. Successful applicants will have a strong understanding of the legislative process, a knack for research, well developed critical thinking skills, and patience. To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter, and write an essay explaining what you would do to get on the Real World, D.C. to Kyle.Glenn@....

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      Senior Member of the House Financial Services Committee seeks a Legislative Assistant whose primary focus will be working on financial services issues. Responsibilities of this position will include staffing the Member for the Financial Services Committee as well as research, writing, and working on legislation. The successful candidate will have the ability to produce quality work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment, the capacity to think creatively and outstanding communication and writing skills. Candidates should possess a solid background in financial services. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Capitol Hill experience is preferred. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to Financialservicesjob14@....

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      SENIOR LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL - Senior Democratic member of the House Committee on Homeland Security seeks an energetic and proactive senior legislative counsel to manage committee responsibilities and a broad portfolio of other legislative issues. Substantive knowledge and previous experience with homeland security issues as well as other issues including energy and environment, budget and tax, and housing is a plus. Candidates should have prior Hill experience, have impeccable writing and analytical skills, be able to perform under pressure in a fast-paced environment, and possess a strong knowledge of the legislative process. The candidate will be responsible for developing legislative initiatives, tracking legislation, drafting correspondence and floor/committee statements, drafting press releases, and representing the member in meetings. The successful candidate will be a results-oriented problem solver, a motivated self-starter, and possess a demonstrated ability to work independently as a policy entrepreneur. This is NOT an entry-level position and we are not looking for recent law or business school graduates. A law or business degree is required. To apply, please e-mail a cover letter, resume and three writing samples with the words "Senior Legislative Counsel" in the subject line to: TX18resume@....

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      LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT - Democratic Armed Services Committee member is seeking a legislative assistant to handle committee work. Candidates should have significant Hill experience, excellent written and oral communication skills. Preference is for candidates with military service. Please send resume, cover letter, and writing sample to MLAopening2009@....

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      LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT - Hardworking California Democrat on Rules and Energy and Commerce committees seeks a legislative assistant. Legislative portfolio to include: Immigration, Intelligence, Judiciary, Education, Homeland Security, Science, and various Appropriations. Individual will also be responsible for assisting the congresswoman with various caucuses and with Rules Committee work. Individual should have prior legislative Hill experience, be detail oriented, have a strong work ethic, good sense of humor and be able to work quickly under tight deadlines. Please e-mail your resume to cademjob@.... No telephone calls or drop bys, please.

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      LEGISLATIVE DIRECTOR - Office of Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., seeks a legislative director to oversee a broad portfolio and legislative agenda for this senior Democratic member of the House Ways and Means Committee. Duties include managing a personal portfolio of key issues; leading an exemplary legislative staff on a day-to-day basis; developing legislation, policy recommendations and positions; meeting with stakeholders; developing strategies and tactics to promote legislative success; coordinate legislative efforts and outreach; team building; and proactively working to advance legislative priorities in concert with the Chief of Staff and Congressman. Excellent communications skills and a successful track record of legislative experience. Salary commensurate with experience. Position open until filled. Send resume to: McDLegResume@.... No telephone calls or drop-ins, please.

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      Senior Member of the House Financial Services Committee seeks a Legislative Assistant whose primary focus will be working on financial services issues. Responsibilities of this position will include staffing the Member for the Financial Services Committee as well as research, writing, and working on legislation. The successful candidate will have the ability to produce quality work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment, the capacity to think creatively and outstanding communication and writing skills. Candidates should possess a solid background in financial services. This office is an equal opportunity employer. Capitol Hill experience is preferred. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to Financialservicesjob14@....

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      Minnesota Democrat seeks Legislative Correspondent/Legislative Assistant to manage an active mail program as well as a small legislative portfolio, possibly to include veteran's affairs committee work. Duties will include organizing all incoming correspondence for the office, and researching, drafting and processing responses where necessary; preparing the Congressman for hearings/briefings/mark-up and floor activity, and representing him in stakeholder meetings. The ideal candidate will be self-motivating and detail-oriented, and able to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. Military service and Minnesota ties a plus. Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, list of references and writing sample to chris.schmitter@... by 6PM EST on Friday, July 31st, 2009.

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      Moderate Democratic Representative seeks Legislative Assistant to handle small business, health care and education issues. Must be a team player. Minimum 2 years legislative experience required. Please email resume, and include salary requirements, references to:
      resume516@....

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      4. SENATE JOBS
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      071303 HEALTH LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT - Democratic Senator on the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee seeks a senior Legislative Assistant to handle health, aging, and Social Security. Applicants should have direct expertise in current health care issues including health reform, Medicare, Medicaid, SCHIP, mental health, prescription drugs, children's health, and appropriations. At least three years of Hill experience is required and experience working on or with the Senate or House Health Committees and/or with the Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee is strongly preferred
      as are Rhode Island ties. Qualified candidates will also have strong writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills; the ability to perform well under pressure while juggling
      multiple tasks; and sound political judgment. The Legislative Assistant will be expected to handle relevant committee work and related constituent matters. Please e-mail cover letter and
      resume to senateposition@.... No phone calls please.

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      061804 LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL - Republican Senator seeks individual for a junior Legislative Counsel position. The Counsel will handle the Senator's trade, judiciary issues, and some Commerce Committee issues - specifically maritime and fishing. Ideal candidate would have Hill or relevant lobbying experience and possess strong writing, analytical and communication skills. Please e-mail resume, references and brief writing samples to senate_employment@... indicating job referral number in the subject line.

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      040301 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT/COUNSEL - Western Democrat seeks LA/Counsel for fastpaced office. In addition to covering Judiciary, Homeland Security, Immigration, and Election Reform portfolios, including related appropriations work, the candidate also will advise the Senator and staff regarding ethics compliance and general government oversight issues, as well as coordinate judicial nominations. Applicants should be highly motivated team players and
      creative problem-solvers. Must possess strong analytical skills, be able to meet tight deadlines and demonstrate excellent written and oral communications skills, including legal research and writing. JD required, Hill experience preferred, and Spanish language skills helpful. Please submit resume and cover letter to westerndemcounsel@....

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      031001 TRADE SPECIALIST/PROFESSIONAL STAFF - Senior Member of the Senate Finance Committee seeks experienced counsel or professional staffer to serve as Staff Director of Trade Subcommittee, and to staff other personal office issues yet to be determined. Responsibilities include conducting oversight and investigation of trade and competitiveness issues, as well as developing, drafting and promoting legislation. Successful candidates will have extensive experience in the field, and significant Congressional experience a strong plus. Excellent opportunities for professional growth. Equal opportunity employer. No telephone inquiries. Send resume and cover letter to TDPosition@....

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      022301 STAFF DIRECTOR OF THE BANKING SECURITIES SUBCOMMITTEE - Democratic Senator on the Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee seeks a senior banking/financial services policy advisor to serve as Staff Director of the Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment as well as handle tax and related matters. Applicants should have expertise in banking and securities law and the regulatory structure of the financial system. At least four years of Hill experience is required and experience working on or with the Banking Committee is strongly preferred. Qualified candidates will also have strong writing, analytical, negotiation, and organizational skills; the ability to perform well under pressure and while juggling multiple tasks; and sound political judgment. The senior policy advisor will also be expected to handle occasional constituent matters. Please e-mail cover letter and resume to
      senateposition@.... No phone calls please.

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      013001 LEGISLATIVE ASSISTANT - Moderate Democrat seeks highly qualified staffer to cover primarily financial services and housing issues. The Senator plans to be very active on these issues. Candidates should be highly motivated, experienced, with excellent written and oral communication skills. Send resume to bankingstaffer@....

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      123003 INVESTIGATIVE COUNSEL/INVESTIGATIVE STAFF - Seeking experienced attorneys or otherwise qualified professionals to work on the bipartisan Congressional Oversight Panel created by the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 to oversee the implementation of the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP). Familiarity with financial services regulation, the mortgage crisis, and the financial crisis is required. Investigative counsel and staff will work with a team of attorneys and in conjunction with finance experts and economists to investigate all aspects of the U.S. Department of Treasury's TARP activities, including the use of TARP funds, the impact of TARP on financial institutions and markets, the transparency and fairness of the Treasury Department's administration of TARP, and the effectiveness of foreclosure mitigation efforts. Job responsibilities will include preparing for hearings on TARP operations, staffing Panel members, reviewing administrative agency information, conducting interviews with agency personnel, consultation with policy experts, and preparation of reports. Please email cover letter and resume to oversightpanel@....

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      123004 POLICY ADVISOR - Seeking experienced policy analysts to work on the bipartisan Congressional Oversight Panel (COP) created by the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 to: 1) oversee the implementation of the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP) and 2)
      make recommendations on regulatory reform to the next Congress and Administration. Experience in the fields of economics, finance and banking, financial services regulation, consumer protection, or housing policy is necessary. Job responsibilities will include research, analysis of Working Group policy papers, preparation of briefing materials for Panel Members, drafting report language, and offering substantive recommendations on regulatory reform to
      Panel members. Please email cover letter and resume to oversightpanel@....

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      INTERNSHIPS
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      Truman National Security Project is seeking interns to assist with their fall energy and global climate change campaign. Interns will gain hands-on experience working closely with political directors and policy experts on nationwide efforts to promote progressive legislative proposals. We are looking for individuals who posses backgrounds in political advocacy or campaign field work, strong communication and research skills, and a keen interest in national security and environmental issues. Interested candidates should send cover letters and resume to trumanjobs@....

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      Job Description:
      PAID POSITION: Policy Intern/Temporary Office Manager for Government Relations firm

      We are looking for a full-time intern who can fill two roles at our busy, bi-partisan government relations firm: an intern to assist our policy team on client management and an office manager/executive assistant.

      Role
      1: Office Manager/Executive Assistant- act as scheduler and travel coordinator for our three senior partners, assist our accountant in billing, maintain our blackberry infrastructure, act as a liaison between our off-site IT coordinator, and the other various vendors that help our business run.

      Role
      2: Policy Intern-assist our partners and associates with doing research for our clients, assist in preparing proposals for potential clients, track and monitor legislation important to our clients

      Job Qualifications:

      We need someone here full-time, or near full-time, so we prefer a recent college grad, grad student, or an undergrad with a very light class schedule. A government, or political science major is preferred, but other majors will be considered. The candidate needs to be outgoing, reliable, highly organized, and have the ability to get along well with multiple personality types. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are a must. This is a paid position. We'd like to have someone hired by Labor Day at the latest. Please email resume and cover letter to laager@....

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      Paid Fall/Winter/Spring Research Intern

      Winning Connections is one of the nation's leading telephone voter contact and grassroots advocacy firms. We offer our clients strategic direction and a research-driven approach as well as extensive experience and technical expertise. We have developed and conducted programs for more than 2000 campaigns in 48 states for prominent Democratic candidates and progressive organizations like the DNC, Sierra Club and Planned Parenthood.

      Our firm is looking to hire an intern this fall at our office in Washington, DC. The ideal candidate will meet the requirements listed below. Interns should be able to commit to an 18 hour work week throughout the course of the internship. Compensation includes a monthly stipend.

      Primary duties will include:

      Compiling daily press clippings from various media sourcesGenerating promotional materials for potential clientsIssue and electoral researchDatabase updating and management for firm's marketing effortsProviding general support to all staff members, including administrative duties

      Qualifications:

      Interest in progressive politics - Must be highly organized and able to multitask - Pro-active attitude

      Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter via email to jobs@.... Materials can also be faxed to 202/544-6039, Attn: Intern Coordinator. Deadline for application is Friday, August 14, 2009.

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      Fall internship
      available at DC political consulting firm

      Kennedy Communications is an award-winning communications
      firm providing direct mail, opposition research and Internet strategies, located in the heart of DC. Our strategic guidance has produced victories in more than 27 states at all levels of government, from U.S. Senate and House to state/local races to associations/non-profits.

      Interns will get to participate in all areas of the firm -
      direct mail, opposition research and Internet strategies - and interact with clients, vendors and nearly every member of the firm. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone thinking of getting into the political consulting business. Administrative tasks are a necessary component of this internship and interns must be willing to answer phones.

      Because of the responsibility offered in this position, our interns must be reliable, organized, highly self-motivated and have the ability to manage multiple tasks.

      Qualifications:

      Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
      Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and Internet-based research tools
      Excellent written and oral communications skills
      Strong research and organizational skills
      Self-starter
      Ability to learn, be adaptable and have fun
      Campaignexperience a plus

      To apply:

      Please email your resume and cover
      letter to jobs@...,
      with "Fall Internship" in the subject line. This internship will run from approximately Mid-August - December and is unpaid.

      Application
      Deadline: August 7th

      We will work with students who are
      receiving class credit.

      We are conveniently located within
      a few blocks of the blue, orange, and red Metro lines.


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      The Office of Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA-09) is seeking to hire a paid full time intern for the fall 2009 Semester in the Washington, D.C. office. Candidates should have an interest in the legislative process, possess excellent writing and communication skills, and have an understanding of the American political system. Legislative interns will be responsible for projects such as writing constituent correspondence, providing support for daily legislative tasks, fielding constituent phone calls and other requests. Other duties include leading Capitol building tours and providing staff with general office support. During their term, interns will also have the opportunity to attend briefings and committee hearings of personal interest and complete individual and team goals. The 2009 Fall Internship begins September, 2009. Start date is flexible. If you would like to be considered for an internship, please send your resume and cover letter to Catherine.fish@...

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      Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) seeks interns for the Fall 2009 semester. Applicants should be motivated, organized and eager to assist with legislative and administrative projects. Such duties would include answering the phones, drafting and responding to constituent letters, giving tours, attending interesting briefings and other administrative tasks. Those interested should contact Claire.Beckenstein@... with a resume, cover letter and 1-2 page writing sample.

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      The office of Congressman Thaddeus McCotter (MI-11) is seeking interns to immediately fill paid positions for the fall semester. Interns will have the opportunity to attend Committee hearings, learn about legislative processes, and assist in the daily operations of a Congressional office. Candidates must be self-motivated, detail-oriented and outgoing. Applicants are also encouraged to seek academic credit with their institutions. The ideal candidate will be able to start immediately. Michigan ties are a plus! If you are interested in applying for this internship, please e-mail a resume, cover letter and references to hillinternship11@....

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      Interns wanted to assist Congressman Petri (R-Wisconsin) and his staff in the overall day-to-day operations of the office by investigating constituent requests and drafting responses, answering telephones, greeting visitors, and guiding tours of the Capitol. They will also be assigned research projects as needed. Interns have the opportunity to attend committee hearings and otherwise take advantage of the unique perspective of Capitol Hill. We try to give our interns a firsthand view of the legislative process and we make every effort to provide them with a worthwhile learning experience. This is an excellent opportunity for college students or recent graduates interested in obtaining Capitol Hill experience. These unpaid positions are full or part-time with flexible scheduling available. Fax cover letter and resume to 202-225-2356.

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      Unpaid interns for District and DC offices - Congressman Erik Paulsen's Office is currently accepting applications for interns in the District Office in Eden Prairie, MN and in the Washington, D.C. Office for the Fall Semester of 2009. Interns working in the District Office have the opportunity to contribute to the office's interaction with the surrounding community through constituent services, local events, and community meetings. Interns in the Washington, D.C. Office will gain insight into the federal government and the legislative process by working closely with staff and attending hearings and briefings. We are looking for hardworking applicants with excellent qualifications and with Minnesota and 3rd District connections being a definite plus. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Dan Wick at dan.wick@...

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      Capitol Hill internship available for the fall semester to assist Congressman Ed Royce (CA-40) and his staff in the overall day-to-day operations of the office by answering telephones, greeting visitors, guiding tours of the Capitol, investigating constituent requests, and drafting responses. As an intern, you will be assigned research projects as needed. Interns have the opportunity to attend committee hearings and otherwise take advantage of the unique perspective of Capitol Hill. We make it a priority to give our interns a first hand view of the legislative process and we make every effort to provide them with a worthwhile learning experience. This is an excellent opportunity for current college students or recent graduates interested in obtaining Capitol Hill experience. Please fax or email cover letter and resume to (202) 226-0335 or worku.gachou@....

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      Representative Cynthia Lummis (WY-AL) is seeking interns for the Fall 2009 semester. Intern duties include answering phones, greeting constituents, drafting constituent correspondence, attending briefings, Congressional hearings, and preparing memoranda for the office. Attention to detail and professionalism are highly valued. Recent college students or recent graduates, from Wyoming and Western states preferred. Details: Full Time, Monday-Friday; 9AM-6PM, college credit available, monthly stipend, housing not included, but information will be provided. Cover Letter, resume, writing sample deadline is July 31st. Email your application to LummisOpening@.... Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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      The office of Congressman Dave Reichert (WA-08) has an opening for a fall internship position in our Washington, DC office. We are looking for a highly qualified candidate that is motivated, detail-oriented, and personable. The ideal candidate will have excellent research and writing abilities, be able to multi-task and interact well with constituents. Although these are unpaid positions, interns have the opportunity to experience working on Capitol Hill, learn about the legislative process, and attended briefings of interest. Responsibilities include answering the phone, giving tours of the Capitol, assisting with constituent correspondence, and supporting the legislative staff on various projects. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to michelle.brenan@.... Washington State ties a plus, but not required.

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      Congressman Tim Murphy (PA-18) is currently accepting applications for Fall interns. Responsibilities include: conducting Capitol tours, assisting with constituent calls and requests, handling flag requests, processing mail, researching legislative issues, and attending hearings and briefings. Pennsylvania ties are preferred but not required. Interested applicants should e-mail a resume and cover letter to aric.nesbitt@... with "Internship" in the subject line.

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      Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL-08) is seeking Legislative Interns for the month of August. Legislative interns will be responsible for projects such as writing constituent correspondence, providing support for daily legislative tasks, fielding constituent phone calls and other requests. Other duties include leading Capitol building tours and providing staff with general office support. During their term, interns are encouraged to attend briefings and committee hearings of personal interest and complete individual and team goals. Ideally, a candidate should be able to start immediately. Florida ties a plus, but work ethic and professional attitude are essential. Please email Fl08jobs@... with a Resume and Cover Letter. Address to Michael Steimle and Tyler Norkus.

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      Congressman Tim Walz (D-MN) seeks interns for the Fall 2009 semester. Applicants should be highly-motivated, well-organized, and eager to assist with legislative and administrative needs of the staff. Such duties include but are not limited to attending briefings, answering the phones, drafting and responding to constituent letters, assisting in research, giving tours of the capitol, and various other administrative tasks. Applicants should possess an interest in the legislative process, as well as strong written and verbal communications skills. Minnesota ties a plus. Applications accepted for both full-time and part-time positions. This is an unpaid position. If interested, please contact Carina Marquez-Barrientos at carina.marquez@... with "Fall Internship" in the subject line.

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      Fall Interns Needed Rep. Larry Kissell [D-NC] seeks current college students wishing to gain Capitol Hill experience in a fast-paced office for a full or part-time Fall internship. We are seeking motivated, organized, and reliable individuals to assist the legislative and administrative staff with day-to-day duties. Such duties include answering phones, performing legislative research, and various other tasks. The internship is unpaid, but interns will gain valuable Hill and office experience and will have access to many unique Hill opportunities. North Carolina ties are preferred but not required. Applicants should submit resume and cover letter to ncjobs8@... with "Fall Interns" as the subject title.

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      House democratic office (Rep. Anthony Weiner) is seeking fall interns for the Washington, D.C., office. Duties include, but are not limited to, answering phones, sorting mail, attending hearings, leading capitol tours, writing letters to constituents, and assisting legislative staff with research and other projects. Preference will be given to applicants with New York City ties. Please send resume and cover letter to ny09internship@....

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      Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., is seeking full-time or part-time interns for his Washington, D.C., office, beginning in late August or early September, 2009 and continuing through December. Internship duties may include the following activities: providing constituent services, attending legislative briefings and committee hearings, legislative research and writing, general office responsibilities and special projects of interest. This internship is unpaid; however we are happy to assist you in receiving academic credit and finding housing. Please send resume and references ASAP to: 2267 Rayburn HOB, Washington D.C. 20515 or fax them to 202-225-8941, Attn: David Dickey-Griffith.

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      Freshman House democratic office is seeking full time fall interns for the Washington, D.C., office. Duties include, but are not limited to, answering phones, sorting mail, attending hearings, leading capitol tours, writing letters to constituents, and assisting legislative staff with research and other projects. Preference will be given to individuals with Illinois ties. Please send a cover letter, resume, and a short (1 page or less) writing sample to IL.internships@....

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      Congressman Christopher Carney seeks qualified full and part-time interns for the Fall semester. Intern responsibilities include: answering telephones; processing and responding to constituent mail; attending briefings; and performing other duties as assigned. Successful candidates will be highly motivated, strong writers, well organized, and team players. A positive attitude is a must. Pennsylvania ties are a plus. This position is unpaid, but college credit may be available upon completion. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample to Sarah.Cogan@.... No telephone calls or drop-ins.

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      The Office of Representative Suzanne M. Kosmas (FL-24) seeks a full-time intern for Fall 2009 (late August/early September start). Interns are responsible for assisting with front office and legislative tasks. Administrative duties include completing flag requests, tour requests, answering phones, and data entry. Legislative duties include research, writing and editing responses to constituent letters and requests, attending hearings and briefings in specific legislative areas and carrying out special projects. This internship is a fantastic opportunity to learn about the congressional process and to make meaningful contributions to a busy new member office. We are looking for a self-starter who is eager to take on additional responsibility, possesses strong communication skills, and a good sense of humor. Residents of central Florida and the 24th district are strongly encouraged to apply. Recent graduates are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to: paolo.mastrangelo@....

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      Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-09) seeks a full-time intern for the fall of 2009 (August-December). Interns are responsible for a mix of administrative and legislative duties. Administrative tasks include assisting the staff assistant with answering phones, greeting visitors, sorting mail, entering data, and drafting public statements, assisting with constituent requests, reaching out to other congressional offices, and a host of various special projects. Candidates should possess strong oral and written communication skills, an ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, and a good sense of humor. Residents of California's 9th District are strongly encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume to lee.internships@....

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      Senior Iowa Democratic Member of Congress seeks a motivated, detail-oriented, and responsible intern for the fall semester of 2009. Excellent writing skills are required. The internship will cover all areas of the office. Responsibilities include: drafting press releases, weekly columns, and other writing projects as needed. Also includes research, writing and editing responses to constituent letters and requests, attending hearings and briefings in specific legislative areas, carrying out projects, and performing a variety of administrative tasks including data-entry of constituent letters and front office duties. We are looking for a self-starter who is eager to take on additional responsibility. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are interested in learning about the workings of Capitol Hill in a busy office. Applicant instructions: Please email cover letter, resume, dates available, and 2 writing samples to tom.stewart@..., or fax to 202-225-5608.

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      Howard "Buck" McKeon (CA 25), Ranking Republican member of the House Armed Services Committee, is seeking unpaid interns to for the fall/winter semester. Main responsibilities include answering phones, processing mail, drafting constituent correspondence letters, researching legislative issues, attending meetings/hearings as needed. There will also be opportunities to attend receptions and seminars that interest you. Candidates should be self motivated, enthusiastic, flexible, and computer-literate. This is a great opportunity for college students seeking academic credit. Applicants must be able to make a minimum commitment of four days a week. California ties a plus. Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Mimma Faudale at mimma.faudale@....

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      Sophomore Democratic Member seeks an intern for the Fall 2009 semester. Applicants should be motivated, organized, and reliable individuals to assist with the legislative and administrative needs of the staff. Such duties include attending briefings, answering phones, drafting constituent correspondence letters, doing legislative research, giving tours of the Capitol, and various other tasks. Applicant must be proficient in Microsoft Word with strong writing skills. Colorado connections preferable. Please send resume, cover letter and two writing samples of no more than 2 pages to Haley Nicholson at haley.nicholson@... with "Fall Internship" in the subject line. No phone calls please.

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      Congressman Bruce Braley of Iowa seeks college students or recent graduates for fall internships in his Washington, D.C. office. General duties include attending briefings, answering phones, giving tours of the Capitol, responding to constituent mail, and researching various issues in support of legislative staff. Applicants should possess an interest in the legislative process, as well as strong written and verbal communications skills. Applications accepted for both full-time and part-time positions. All internships are unpaid. Those with Iowa ties are strongly encouraged to apply. Please send a resume and cover letter to Braley.Internships@....

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      The office of a Democratic Congresswoman has an opening for a challenging Press Internship available to college students or recent graduates in Washington, DC. Duties include assisting communications staff with daily press operations including tracking media coverage, drafting press releases, compiling press clips, conducting background research, and performing administrative tasks. A successful applicant will possess strong writing, research and communication skills, and should have background or interest in journalism or communications. Applicant must be able to work every morning. To apply, e-mail a resume, cover letter and two short (1-2 pages) writing samples to ohintern@....

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      The office of a moderate, Democratic Congressman has an opening for a challenging Press Internship available to college students or recent graduates in Washington, DC. Duties include assisting communications staff with daily press operations including tracking media coverage, drafting press releases, compiling press clips, conducting background research, and performing administrative tasks. A successful applicant will possess strong writing, research and communication skills, and should have background or interest in journalism or communications. The position will be full-time for June, July and August, but start and end dates can be flexible. Be sure to indicate hours of availability -- applicants must be able to begin the workday early. To apply, e-mail a resume, cover letter and two short (1-2 pages) writing samples to DCPressIntern@....

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      The Office of Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas is currently seeking energetic, organized, highly motivated Legal Fellow to assist the Congresswoman and her staff in the overall day-to-day operations of the Capitol Hill office. Candidate must be a strong writer, possess excellent verbal communication skills and be pursuing a law degree or have a law degree. Duties of the legal fellow include investigating legal issues related to the Committee on the Judiciary and the Subcommittee on Transportation Security and Infrastructure protection, assist with Congressional Progressive Caucus and Women's Caucus, assist with constituent requests, drafting responses, answering telephones, greeting visitors, and preparing press mailings. Research projects will be assigned as needed. Fellows have an opportunity to attend committee hearings and witness firsthand the legislative process. The position is unpaid. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples with the words "Legal Fellow" in the subject line to intern/fellow coordinator: erin.dominguez@....

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      The Office of Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas is currently seeking energetic, organized, highly motivated Foreign Affairs Fellow to assist the Congresswoman and her staff in the overall day-to-day operations of the Capitol Hill office. Duties of the foreign affairs fellow include working with the Afghan, Pakistan, and Algeria Caucuses, assist with Children's Caucus and constituent requests, drafting responses, answering telephones, greeting visitors, and preparing press mailings. Research projects will be assigned as needed. Interns will have an opportunity to attend Foreign Affairs Committee hearings and witness firsthand the legislative process. The position is unpaid, full- or part-time, and available year round. PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS OR DROP-INS. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples with the words "Foreign Affairs Fellow" in the subject line to:erin.dominguez@...

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      Fall Internship - The office of Congressman Dave Reichert (WA-08) has an opening for a fall internship position in our Washington, DC office. We are looking for a highly qualified candidate that is motivated, detail-oriented, and personable. The ideal candidate will have excellent research and writing abilities, be able to multi-task and interact well with constituents. Although these are unpaid positions, interns have the opportunity to experience working on Capitol Hill, learn about the legislative process, and attended briefings of interest. Responsibilities include answering the phone, giving tours of the Capitol, assisting with constituent correspondence, and supporting the legislative staff on various projects. Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to michelle.brenan@.... Washington State ties a plus, but not required.

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      Internship - Congressman Tim Murphy (PA-18) is currently accepting applications for Fall interns. Responsibilities include: conducting Capitol tours, assisting with constituent calls and requests, handling flag requests, processing m<br/><br/>(Message over 64 KB, truncated)
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