The office of U.S. Senator Mark Kirk is seeking full- or part-time interns for the spring 2016 session in the Washington, D.C. office. Prospective interns should be hard-working, self-motivated, and enthusiastic. Candidates should also have strong research and writing skills.
Duties will include:
- Answering phones
- Giving U.S. Capitol tours
- Researching legislative issues
- Attending congressional hearings and briefings
- Assisting staff with legislative research and drafting letters.
Internships are unpaid and applicants should be available from January to May.
Illinois ties are preferred but not required.
To apply, please send a resume, two letters of recommendation and a 3-5 page writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org