Congressman Dan Newhouse (WA-04) is seeking unpaid interns for Summer 2020 in Washington, D.C. Interns will assist the legislative and administrative staff with various duties. Some duties include: attending briefings, answering phones, conducting Capitol tours, drafting constituent correspondence letters, and performing legislative research and analysis.
We’re looking for responsible individuals that are dependable, organized, and willing to learn. Internships are open to undergraduate students and college graduates. Washington state ties are encouraged but not required.
CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: •to assist in performing research, processing the mail, data entry, reception duties and other office errands.
QUALIFICATIONS: •good oral and written communication skills; •ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others; •good organizational skills; and •responsible, dependable and willing to learn.
DUTIES: •performs research (CRS, the Library of Congress, MIN, or other available resources); •sorts and distributes mail; •attends committee meetings, intern conferences, and seminars; •performs data entry, which involves logging in letters and constituent requests, including names and addresses of constituents; •answers the telephones; •notes constituent opinions, including their full names, addresses, and all relevant information; •greets visitors and signs for deliveries; and •performs other duties as assigned by the Intern Supervisor.
To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to: Johnny.Alavez@mail.house.gov