The Office of Representative Judy Chu seeks motivated full- or part-time unpaid interns for the late summer and fall of 2012 in Washington, D.C. This is an ideal internship for candidates interested in learning about the legislative process, passionate about serving a diverse constituency, and committed to public service. Responsibilities include leading and scheduling Capitol tours, drafting constituent letters, conducting legislative research, answering incoming calls, running flag requests, tracking bills, sorting mail, and contributing to daily office operations. Ideal candidates are mature, detail-oriented, and motivated. Candidates should also possess an ability to prioritize multiple tasks under tight deadlines, work well with others, and have a good sense of humor. Bilingual Spanish and Mandarin speakers are encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates should send a resume, a cover letter detailing interest in working for Rep. Chu, and a one- to two-page writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include the dates and times of availability. Applicants will be evaluated on a rolling basis. No walk-ins or phone calls please.