How to Apply for an Internship
The Committee on House Administration Republican Office seeks energetic and self-motivated individuals with an interest in government and public policy, to apply for its paid, full-time fall 2020 internship program. The Committee on House Administration maintains jurisdiction of federal election policy and manages the day-to-day operations of the House of Representatives with oversight of several offices within the Capitol Complex, including the Chief Administrative Officer, Architect of the Capitol, Clerk of the House, House Inspector General, Sergeant at Arms, U.S. Capitol Police, and other legislative branch entities like the Library of Congress, Government Publishing Office, and the Smithsonian Institution. Working closely with Committee staff, interns will have the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of the inner-workings of a congressional committee and learn about the day-to-day administrative operations of the House of Representatives. Interns are responsible for assisting Committee staff with official proceedings (hearings/markups), oversight, research, assisting with phones, and providing support to all Committee staff.
*Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, this internship opportunity is subject to change.
Interns are responsible for both administrative and legislative duties. Administrative tasks include answering phones, greeting visitors, sorting mail, entering data, and drafting correspondence. Legislative support includes performing research, drafting public statements, prepping materials for hearings, attending hearings and briefings, reaching out to agencies and other congressional offices, and a host of various special projects.
Fill out the application below to apply for an internship with the Republican Office by July 20th, 2020. If you have any questions, please email us at CHAInternGOP@mail.house.gov.
In preparation to complete this application please make sure you have a cover letter and resume ready (.txt, .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf). You'd also need names and addresses of 3 references.
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