Vacancy Announcement

Member and Committee Offices

Position Available: Internship

Vacancy Announcement Number: MEM-049-17

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

Closing Date: March 13, 2017

Salary Level/Range: Unpaid

Proposed Starting Date: Immediate

Job Summary:

The Washington, D.C. Office of Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) seeks a highly motivated full or part time intern to begin immediately. Ideal candidates will be hard-working, dependable, detail-oriented, and professional with strong communication and writing skills. The position is unpaid and seeks to provide professional and educational value to participants. Illinois ties are preferred but not required.

Tasks will include, but are not limited to:
• Assisting with office administrative tasks including sorting incoming mail, greeting visitors, and answering the telephone
• Attending briefings, hearings, and special events for legislative staff
• Performing legislative research on behalf of the Member and legislative staff
• Responding to requests from constituents including leading tours of the U.S. Capitol building

Please send a resume and cover letter to IL08interns@gmail.com.