Vacancy Announcement

Member and Committee Offices

Position Available: Internship

Vacancy Announcement Number: MEM-038-17

Office/Location: U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C.

Closing Date: March 7, 2017

Salary Level/Range: Unpaid

Proposed Starting Date: Immediate

Job Summary:

The Office of Rep. Paul Tonko (NY-20) is seeking an unpaid press intern to assist with fast-paced communications operation. Qualified candidates have academic or professional experience in American politics, can work on extremely short deadlines, and excel at most or all of the following: writing, editing, event planning, social media (esp. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) and photography.

Intern duties may include:
- Daily press clips
- Answering phones
- Drafting documents for distribution to media
- Messaging & interview prep documents
- Pitching to media
- Social media content development
- Event photography
- …and more!

Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, writing sample and dates of availability to with “Press Internship” in the subject field.