Vacancy Announcement

Member and Committee Offices

Position Available: Internship

Vacancy Announcement Number: MEM-269-17

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:

The office of Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-03) is currently seeking applicants for an internship in either his Washington, D.C. or Greenville, N.C. office for the Fall 2017 term. Interns in the Washington office help draft constituent correspondence, attend briefings and Congressional hearings, and function as a key part of the staff. Interns also assist with answering phone calls, providing tours of the Capitol, and organizing the mail that the office receives. In the state office, interns will interact with constituents, work with federal agencies, and participate in outreach projects in order to resolve problems facing the people of Eastern North Carolina, as well as assist the staff with various administrative tasks. We’re looking for college students or recent graduates who are motivated, detail-orientated, and ready to work in a fast paced setting. The ideal candidate possesses strong organizational, communication, and writing skills, as well as the ability to manage multiple tasks and work well under pressure in a team environment. A positive attitude and an interest in politics is a must. Although the internship is unpaid, you will gain valuable professional experience and an inside look at the lawmaking process on Capitol Hill. Academic credit is available for qualifying students. North Carolina and/or military ties are preferred, but not required. Interested candidates should apply at by August 25, 2017.