Press responsibilities will include building press lists, drafting social media posts for the Member’s official social media pages (including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram), designing graphics, and creating short video clips as needed. The intern will be an integral part of the communications team, generating engaging content for the Member and supplying creative ideas throughout the week. Ideal applicants will have a background in iMovie, the Adobe creative suite, and TweetDeck.
Legislative responsibilities include researching legislation for both the Member and legislative staff, attending hearings and briefings, and drafting constituent letters on the Member’s behalf.
This is a unique opportunity to gain both legislative and communications experience in a fast-paced and high-volume congressional office.
All interns are paid $15.00 per hour for a maximum of 30 hours a week, and are expected to work collaboratively with the staff to answer phones, greet constituents, and guide tours of the U.S. Capitol Building. The Office of Rep. Ro Khanna is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, or socio-economic status. All are welcome and encouraged to apply.
Applicants should send a resume, a short writing sample (no more than 2-pages), sample tweets on a current event, a sample graphic (optional) and availability to firstname.lastname@example.org .