Congressional Intern

Congressional Intern

SUMMARY: Congresswoman Cori Bush (MO-01) is seeking a congressional intern to join a dynamic team intent on doing the most for everyone in St. Louis, starting with those who have the very least. The congressional Intern will have the opportunity to serve in a wide range of capacities. You will provide support for the overall day-to- day operations, including but not limited to, writing correspondence, handling mail, managing phone calls, working on special projects and assisting in planning events. You will also have the opportunity to support and learn firsthand knowledge about the day to day operations of a congressional office both legislatively and administratively. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking to expand their professional abilities and profile as they will gain experience supporting the diverse facets of Capitol Hill.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: An ideal candidate will be compassionate and kind, have professional telephone etiquette, passion and love for people and a commitment to altruism; reliability, and proficiency in Office 365, Google Suite and Slack preferred. Applicants with excellent research and writing skills will excel in this position. Must be a team player, flexible and easily adaptable to change; must feel comfortable asking questions.

People who love St. Louis encouraged to apply! Women, people of color, LGBTQIA+, unhoused people, formerly incarcerated individuals, and members of other marginalized communities are encouraged to apply. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, criminal history or parental status.

LOCATION: Washington, DC

COMPENSATION: $15/hr (30 hours per week)

START DATE: September 13, 2021* END DATE: December 17, 2021

* *Dates subject to change/availability

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