SUMMARY: Representative Susie Lee seeks a Legislative Policy Fellow to aid the Congresswoman’s service as a Member of the House Education and Labor Committee as well as the House Veterans Affairs Committee. Responsibilities include assisting the legislative team in preparing the Congresswoman for Committee hearings; developing and planning legislative initiatives; monitoring legislative developments in-portfolio within committees and on the House floor; planning and organizing Caucus briefings and other events; and other assigned tasks. Please send a resume, cover letter and a 1-2 page writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Legislative Policy Fellow” in the subject line. No phone calls, faxes, emails, or walk-ins, please.
- A demonstrated understanding of domestic policy areas (focus on education/health/veterans issues a plus)
- Knowledge of the bill and amendment introduction process is a plus;
- Strong writing, interpersonal, self-motivation, and organizational skills are a must;
- Western ties are a plus.
Ideally, the fellow would be part of the team full-time and have a graduate degree and/or some professional experience. Highly talented graduate students, who are currently studying public health, public policy, public administration, law, medicine or another relevant field, and can commit to no less than 30 hours/week, will be considered.
The office is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.