The Washington, DC office of Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy (NY-04) is currently seeking interns for the 2014 summer semester. Qualified candidates must possess an interest in the legislative process, excellent writing and communication skills, and a desire to work in the fast-paced environment of Capitol Hill. Ideal candidates will be professional, dependable, highly-motivated, and adept at multi-tasking.
Responsibilities will include – but are not limited to – communicating with constituents via phone, drafting constituent correspondence, performing research requests, leading tours of the U.S. Capitol, and administrative work. Interns will also work closely with staff and have the opportunity to attend briefings, hearings, and other events on Capitol Hill.
Students or recent graduates with ties to New York State – especially the Fourth Congressional District and Long Island – are encouraged to apply. Full- and part-time candidates will be considered. The internship is unpaid.
To apply, please send a cover letter which includes your weekly availability, a résumé, and a short 1-2 page writing sample to Marcus Garza at Marcus.Garza@mail.house.gov with “summer 2014 internship” in the subject line.