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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with “Press Internship” in the subject field.