The Washington D.C. Office of Congressman Kurt Schrader (OR-05) is accepting applications for its Spring 2022 internship program. This is a paid position.
Interns with Congressman Schrader's office gain valuable experience and a first-hand understanding of how our legislative process works. Interns assist with answering phones, data entry, and general office systems operations, and are an integral part of our Congressional staff.
Internships are available expressly for the purpose of furthering educational objectives, therefore they are usually awarded to college students and recent graduates. Priority is given to applicants from Oregon's current 5th district, although all interested persons are encouraged to apply.
Draft constituent correspondence
Attend hearings and congressional briefings
Conduct research on a variety of issues for the Congressman
Compile press clips
Draft releases and social media postings
Successful candidates will possess:
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines
Established interest in politics and policymaking
Desire to learn about congressional affairs
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. This internship will be in-person, and we have the ability to accommodate both full-time and part-time schedules.
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