The Washington, D.C. office of Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08) seeks applicants for a legislative internship during the Fall of 2020. Interns will learn about the inner workings of a congressional office, while gaining firsthand knowledge of the legislative process. Responsibilities include answering and screening phone calls, managing the front office, assisting staff with legislative projects, attending briefings and hearings, drafting constituent correspondences and working on special projects as needed. Qualified applicants should possess a professional and courteous demeanor, excellent communication skills, the ability to multi-task, fastidious attention to detail and an interest in the legislative and governmental process.
This is an excellent opportunity for college students and recent graduates seeking Capitol Hill experience. Positions are available beginning in August 2020, and applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Full- and part-time candidates will be considered. Opportunities for school credit are available, and a stipend will be provided to qualifying interns. New York ties are preferred, but not required.
Interested applicants should email their resume, cover letter and a brief writing sample to email@example.com with “Fall 2020 Legislative Internship” in the subject line. Applicants must include their proposed start/end dates and availability in the email application. This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation. Please, no calls or walk-ins.