Vacancy Announcement

Member and Committee Offices

Position Available: Internship

Vacancy Announcement Number: MEM-198-17

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

Closing Date: August 11, 2017

Salary Level/Range: Unpaid

Proposed Starting Date: Immediate

Job Summary:

Congressman Gerald Connolly seeks applicants for an internship in his Washington D.C. Office for Fall 2017 (August to December). Main responsibilities include (but are not limited to) answering the phones, sorting mail, drafting constituent correspondence, arranging tours, conducting legislative research for staff, attending Congressional hearings with staff, and performing other administrative tasks as needed.

Applicants should be reliable and detail-oriented, and possess a professional and courteous demeanor, strong verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Ties to the 11th District of Virginia are preferred, but not required.

To apply for this internship please send a resume, cover letter, and writing sample to va11.internship@mail.house.gov.