Legislative Assistant Opening

Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, seeks an experienced and enthusiastic Legislative Assistant to cover her work on the House Judiciary Committee, including immigration, constitutional issues, criminal justice, and civil rights and civil liberties.  The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience, ideally 2-3 on the Hill, as well as a solid grasp of House procedures and a deep understanding of immigration policy. This is not an entry level position. Candidates with graduate training in law, public policy, or social science are preferred.

Excellent writing, verbal and organizational skills are essential along with the ability to be a self-starter while working in a fast paced environment.  Job responsibilities will include drafting legislation, writing hearing statements and legislative memos, and preparing briefing materials.  

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Women, people of color, new Americans, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. State and/or district ties are a plus.

Qualified candidates should include in their application: resume, cover letter, and references. Please send applications to jobs.pramila@mail.house.gov with “Legislative Assistant” in the subject line. No calls or drop-ins please.