The House Democratic Caucus is seeking motivated, detail-oriented Digital residents to work full-time, in-person in a fast-paced leadership office. Residents will be primarily responsible for assisting digital campaigns and creating content for various social media platforms. The program will also include an educational work component in which residents will attend and manage remote congressional briefings and hearings, conduct research, draft internal documents and participate in professional development sessions.
The term of this paid residency will be from November 2021 to March 2022. Applicants must be able to work in Washington, D.C. Ideal applicants will have a professional and positive attitude, a demonstrated knowledge of Democratic politics and problem-solving skills. Digital candidates should have proficiency with social media platforms, graphic design, video editing software and other digital programs. Navigation of creative design platforms is mandatory (Adobe Creative Cloud, Canva, etc.). Strong writing skills are required. A passion for politics, the legislative process and the digital creative industry is a plus.
Qualified applicants should send one PDF file including their resume, cover letter, digital portfolio or digital examples along with three professional references toCaucusInternResume@mail.house.gov with the subject line “APPLICANT NAME Fall 2021 Digital Residency Application.” Women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, veterans and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The deadline to submit applications is Monday, October 18, 2021at 5:00 p.m. ET. No drop-ins or calls, please.