Press Intern

Press Intern

The Office of Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) is seeking a highly motivated, proactive press intern to assist on an aggressive communications team. Qualified candidates will demonstrate a strong and positive work ethic, pay attention to detail, be responsive and punctual, and have solid writing and editing skills.  Preferred applicants are diligent, communicative, creative, and are willing to perform and follow through on a wide variety of tasks.


  • Hours = 9am-5pm ET Monday through Friday

  • Position can be virtual, in person, or hybrid

  • Start date = end of December


Intern responsibilities include: 

*Compiling press clips by 9:30am ET every morning

*Social media strategizing for increased growth

*Drafting daily social media posts and ideas for Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook

*Creating graphics for social media, knowledge of Photoshop or Canva preferred

*Drafting speeches

*Drafting short newsletters

*Editing written materials, such as newsletters or press releases

*Other duties as needed to support the communications team


Please send resume, cover letter, 2 writing samples, and a graphic sample (if applicable). Send to