***FINALIST APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: All applicants are required to submit a resume (one page), statement of interest (one page), and two references by the application deadline on Sunday, February 6 at 11:59pm ET. If selected as a finalist, applicants to this host organization may be required to submit the following additional materials directly to the host organization after the application deadline:
- Writing Sample
LOCATION: Washington D.C.
Our office is able to host an IN-PERSON intern.
TIME ZONE: ET
INDUSTRY: Federal / State / Local Government
WORKING HOURS: The intern needs to keep the same business hours as our office.
ABOUT US: The Democratic Caucus works with every Democratic member of the House of Representatives to help achieve consensus, bring their ideas and work to the forefront and ensure members have the tools they need to implement their goals. It is the only subgroup within the House of which every Democrat is a Member. The Caucus nominates and elects the House Democratic Leadership, approves committee assignments, makes Caucus rules, enforces party discipline, and serves as a forum to develop and communicate party policy and legislative priorities. It accomplishes these tasks through weekly Caucus Meetings, on-going Issue Task Forces, the yearly Caucus Issues Conference, periodic special events, and continual Member-to-Member communication.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND PROJECTS: Responsibilities include compiling daily press clips, drafting preparation materials for media hits and assisting with press-related events. Ideal applicants will be able to write, edit and proofread under tight deadlines, handle multiple assignments simultaneously and stay on top of the news.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Applicant would report directly to the Press Assistant for day-to-day assignments. Office is a collaborative and fast-paced workplace.
EQUIPMENT: Laptop on loan from host organization, Smart Phone on loan from host organization