Internships and Fellowships

 

LEGAL INTERNSHIP

The Democratic staff of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform is seeking energetic and self-motivated law students for full-time or part-time internships.   The position offers current law students the opportunity to gain substantive experience on an exciting and fast-paced Committee, while participating directly in the oversight process and learning about the day-to-day administrative operations of the House of Representatives.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting Committee staff in preparing for congressional hearings, conducting legal and factual research, drafting memoranda, and attending various briefings and meetings with Executive-branch and private sector officials for the purpose of taking notes.  Law students play a key role in the office and will work closely with Committee counsel and staff.  Background: The Oversight and Reform Committee is the primary investigative committee of the U.S. House of Representatives, with jurisdiction to investigate any matter at any time. 

 

Qualifications:  Applicants should have (i) an interest in public service and (ii) a desire to learn.  They also must have superior attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills.  Hours can be flexible, but applicants willing to be in the office full time are preferred.  Applications:  Interested applicants should apply to this position by emailing a cover letter and resume to OversightJobs@mail.house.gov with “Internship Application” in the subject line.  No phone calls or drop-ins please. The office is an equal opportunity employer and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

 

PRESS INTERN

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform Majority Staff seeks a motivated, reliable, and detail-oriented student with a passion for communications to fill a full-time press intern position in the fall.  The ideal candidate should be a strong writer, team player, and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Press intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to, compiling press clips, maintaining press lists, and drafting press releases.  This position reports to the communications director and broader communications team. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to oversightpress@mail.house.gov.

 

DIGITAL PRESS INTERN

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform Majority Staff seeks a motivated and reliable student to fill a full-time digital intern position in the fall. Digital intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to, content creation, graphic design, manual photography, videography, website maintenance, analytics and performing other press and administrative tasks as necessary. Successful candidates will possess familiarity with programs such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Canva, OBS Studio, as well as compiling and interpreting social media analytics. Ability to work in a fast-paced, rapid response environment and willingness to learn is a must; sense of humor strongly encouraged. This position reports to the communications director.  Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and portfolio to oversightpress@mail.house.gov.

 

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