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Law Student - Government in Washington, DC **

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Company name

Congressman Adam Smith

Organization Type

Government

Job Type

Law Student

Location

Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Jul 06,2018

Posted on

Jan 27,2018

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Fall Internship Intern by assisting the Renton district office staff, will have the opportunity to gain firsthand knowledge about how a Congressional office provides constituent services and interacts with the community. Interns in the Washington, D.C. office will have an opportunity to learn about the legislative process and the federal government by working closely with legislative, communications and constituent services staff members. Should have an interest in the legislative process, possess excellent writing and communication skills, and have an understanding of the American political system. Will be responsible for projects such as writing correspondence, providing support for daily legislative tasks, fielding constituent phone calls and other requests. Other duties include leading Capitol building tours, conducting research, aiding constituents in finding information, and providing other office support services. Additionally, interns will have the opportunity to attend briefings and committee hearings of personal interest and complete individual and team goals. Current college students will be given preference, but recent college graduates are also welcome to apply. Interns may earn college credit, depending on the requirements of the institution. Strong preference will be given to applicants from the Puget Sound region. Duration: September – December. Deadline August 1st.

Qualification and Experience

https://adamsmith.house.gov/sites/adamsmith.house.gov/files/Washington%20DC%20Internship%20Application%20%28Jan%202018%29.pdf

Additional info

Send a resume, writing sample stating why are interested in the internship, and two letters of recommendation.

Company info

Salem Mariam
Intern Coordinator
Congressman Adam Smith
2264 Rayburn Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: 202-225-8901
Fax: 202-225-5893