Vacancy Announcement

Member and Committee Offices

Position Available: Internship

Vacancy Announcement Number: MEM-268-17

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

Closing Date: November 2, 2017

Salary Level/Range:

Proposed Starting Date: Immediate

Job Summary:

Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13), Dean of the House of Representatives, Ranking Member on House Judiciary Committee, and longtime advocate for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s vision of “Jobs, Justice, and Peace,” seeks full-time or part-time unpaid interns/fellows with interest and/or background in macroeconomic policy, in particular a focus on promoting a full employment economy (see goo.gl/QP5xLV); AND/OR interest and/or background in international relations and a deep commitment to promoting de-escalation of conflict abroad through diplomatic engagement. While absolutely not required, grassroots advocacy experience, web design skills, foreign language skills (particularly Spanish, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, Arabic, Russian, or Korean), and/or graduate degrees in a relevant field are preferred. The position will include significant research, writing, event planning, and creative thinking to advance Congressman Conyers’ agenda. This is a policy-oriented position -- administrative tasks will be kept to a minimum. To apply, send a resume and brief cover letter (and, if possible, a brief writing sample on a relevant topic), highlighting your passion, relevant experience, and potential work availability to JobsJusticePeace2017@gmail.com. Women, minorities, immigrants, individuals with disabilities, individuals from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. If you are not sure whether you are qualified, but are interested, please do not hesitate to apply.