Spring interns 034-18
The Washington, DC office of Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-04) seeks highly motivated full or part-time interns for Spring 2018, available to start in early February. Internship will last into May. Successful candidates will demonstrate that they are organized, detail-oriented, and professional. Strong written and oral communication skills are essential. Intern responsibilities will include but are not limited to assisting staff with legislative, administrative, constituent relations, and press activities. Interns will: answer phones; sort, distribute, and respond to constituent mail; lead tours of the US Capitol building; attend hearings and briefings; and assist with legislative research. Internships are unpaid, but arrangements may be made to earn academic credit. Interns will also participate in professional development activities within the office. Please send a resume, cover letter, three professional references and a brief writing sample to OR04.InternCoordinator@mail.house.gov with the subject “Spring 2018 Internship”. Applicants with part time schedules should include what days/times they are available during the week. Candidates with Oregon ties are strongly encouraged to apply. No phone calls or drop-ins, please.