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Fall Internship Intern may be asked to do a variety of things, including day-to-day office work such as answering phones, writing letters and assisting with media clips. In addition, interns may be assigned to assist in various constituent case work or work on District-based projects of importance. Reports To: Program Director. Developing the communication skills needed to respond to constituents. Appling the principles of learning and understanding methods involved in researching legislation for a Congressional Office. Skill development related to your major or an occupation; and/or general skills such as oral and written communication, critical thinking, organization, problem solving, decision making, leadership, interpersonal relationships, and technical. Learn and understand the logistics and components of event planning in a government setting. Assist in performing research, process mail, data entry, reception duties, record keeping, filing and performing other related work as assigned. Duties: performs research (CRS, the Library of Congress, MIN, or other available resources); sorts and distributes mail; attends committee meetings, conferences, and seminars; performs data entry, which involves logging in letters and constituent requests, including names and addresses of constituents; answers the telephones; notes constituent opinions, including their full names, addresses, and all relevant information; greets visitors and signs for deliveries; and enters and retrieves data from an on-line computer system; handles casework assignments; log-in all incoming and outgoing mail and incoming telephone calls relating to casework; performs other duties as assigned by the Intern. Must have knowledge of: excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others. Should have skill in: developing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work; maintaining accurate records and files; excellent research skills; business letter writing and the standard format for typed materials; familiarity in the workings of government; basic business data processing principles. Deadline : August 7.
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