Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Part Time Position in Office of Prince George's County Councilman Mel Franklin

The Office of Prince George’s County Councilman Mel Franklin is searching for a Coordinator for the Prince George’s County Youth Commission.  This is a part-time position in a County Council office and is ideal for a matriculating college student, recent college graduate or graduate student who is interested in local government and youth organizing. 

Applicants with a focus in Political Science, Communications, Social Sciences, Law, Public Policy or related studies are preferred.  Applicants should be residents of Prince George’s County and have involvement and experience with student organizations at preferably both the high school and college levels, and an interest in government and the political process. 

If interested in this exciting opportunity, please send your cover letter and resume to

No phone calls please.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Internship with Congressman Brad Miller

The Office of Congressman Brad Miller is looking for a talented and hardworking intern to work in their office for the fall semester. Please send your resume and cover letter to Kristin Montgomery at before September 9th. North Carolina ties are a plus. For more information about our office, please visit

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Internship with Congressman Steny Hoyer

Congressman Steny Hoyer is extending invitations to highly qualified students interested in working in an Congressional office in Washington, D.C. Applications are excepted on a rolling basis, however the deadline for Fall internship applications is the last week in August. Students are encouraged to apply.

Congressman Hoyer’s Personal Office
1705 Longworth HOB
Supervisor: Caren Howard

Interns will work in a fast-paced Congressional Office, gaining valuable experience and knowledge of the United States Congress. Unique opportunity to learn the particular role and responsibilities of the U.S. House Majority Leader in Congress. Interns will gain practical experience while assisting personal office staff, and have the opportunity to acquire a working knowledge of the day-to-day operations of the Legislative branch.  Intern responsibilities include greeting constituents, handling constituent phone calls, assisting staff with administrative tasks, conducting legislative research, and assisting with correspondence. Opportunities to attend Capitol Hill briefings, congressional hearings, receptions, and press events.  

Interns must be sharp, have good inter-personal skills, and excellent written and oral communication skills.  Successful interns will be able to find information with little assistance, be observant and self-aware, require minimal supervision, and be able to both work independently and coordinate with others as necessary.  Applicants should have working knowledge of current events and policy topics, as well as a willingness to do mundane tasks as needed, as well as have an interest in public service or government.  Strong attention to detail and instructions a must. Fifth district residency a plus.

College-level students or recent college graduates.  Ability to commit at least two full days a week,  9-6pm from August to December. Proficiency in MS Office.

To apply, send resume and cover letter to: