Vacancy Announcement

Member and Committee Offices

Position Available: Internship

Vacancy Announcement Number: MEM-258-17

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

Closing Date: August 28, 2017

Salary Level/Range: Unpaid

Proposed Starting Date: Immediate

Job Summary:

Job Summary: Internship


Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (FL-20) is seeking enthusiastic and highly motivated applicants for a full or part-time unpaid internship for Fall 2017. The internship is scheduled to run during August through December, depending on the availability of the applicant.

Candidates should possess a strong interest in the legislative process. Strong oral and written skills and close attention to details are imperative. Interns are considered an integral part of the team and will have the opportunity to gain experience working on Capitol Hill and learn firsthand about the workings of a Congressional office. Responsibilities will include conducting legislative research, drafting memos and responses to letters from constituents, assisting constituents and visitors to the office, and attending briefings and hearings. Congressman Hastings supports students requesting credit for their internship through their school or university. Please e-mail a resume, cover letter, writing sample and dates of availability to internship.alhastings@mail.house.gov with "2017 Fall Internship" in the subject line. No phone calls or walk-ins will be accepted.