The Office of Senator Chris Coons seeks unpaid interns for offices in Washington, DC, Wilmington, DE, and Dover, DE for the fall of 2014. Responsibilities include answering phones, greeting visitors, sorting mail, handling requests for flags and tours, and assisting front office as well as legislative staff. This position requires outstanding organizational abilities, strong communication skills, attention to detail, poise, flexibility, and an ability to prioritize in an extremely fast-paced office. Motivated, hard-working, and professional applicants looking to get a taste of Capitol Hill or state Congressional offices are encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates should send an e-mail to Eric_Wall@coons.senate.gov with the subject line reading “Intern” and include a cover letter, resume, and one brief (2 page) writing sample. Students should also specify which offices they are interested in applying to. Delaware ties strongly preferred, but not required. Absolutely no walk-ins or phone calls.