Vacancy Announcement

Member and Committee Offices

Position Available: Internship

Vacancy Announcement Number: MEM-253-17

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

Closing Date: August 26, 2017

Salary Level/Range: Unpaid

Proposed Starting Date: Immediate

Job Summary:

FULL COMMITTEE INTERN

The House Veterans’ Affairs Committee (Majority) is currently accepting applications for full-time internships for the Fall 2017 session. Working closely with Committee staff, interns will have the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of the legislative process and the inner-workings of a congressional committee. Interns will be working in a fast-paced, front office answering phones and greeting visitors. Responsibilities also include assisting staff with hearings/markups, day to day administrative operations, legislative research projects, and various other tasks as assigned. Ideal candidates must have a genuine interest in issues affecting veterans and possess an energetic, team player attitude. Candidates with previous Hill experience are preferred. Please note the internships are unpaid positions. Please send cover letter and resume to: var.internship@mail.house.gov.