Paid Internship Opportunities in the DC Office of Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon


 

Applications for Fall 2022 internships are due July 25, 2022.

Internships are based in Congresswoman Scanlon’s Washington, DC office for college students and recent graduates and will be in person.


Hours are flexible to accommodate students’ course schedules, but generally run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. when Congress is in session and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. when not in session. Both the Communications and Legislative Internships are paid via monthly stipend. 


Legislative Internship


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Drafting constituent correspondence 

  • Researching various legislative issues and writing policy memos for the Congresswoman

  • Attending briefings, hearings, and markups and drafting related memoranda

  • Responding to constituent mail and answering office phones 


Ideal applicants will be motivated team players with strong written and oral communication skills and have a demonstrated interest in government and public service. A strong work ethic, the ability to excel in fast-past environments, and a willingness to assist wherever needed are must-have qualities.  


To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, one short writing sample, and two references to Emily.Kastenberg@mail.house.gov
 with the subject line “Fall Legislative Internship, NAME”. Please include availability in the cover letter and compile all application materials into one PDF document.


Communications Internship

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Compiling press lists

  • Drafting press releases, social media posts, and other communications materials

  • Assisting with video editing and graphic design

  • Researching various policy issues

  • Responding to constituent mail and answering office phones


Ideal candidates will have strong written and oral communication skills, familiarity with graphic design and video editing, and relevant internship experience related to communications, government, or campaigns. A strong work ethic, the ability to excel in fast-past environments, and a willingness to assist wherever needed are must-have qualities.  

This position will report to the Press Secretary (based in DC), with additional supervision from the Communications Director (based in PA-05). 

 

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, a short writing sample, a digital product sample (such as social media posts, graphics, or videos created by the candidate), and two references to carina.figliuzzi@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Fall Comms Internship, NAME” Please compile all application materials into one PDF document.

 



Constituent Services Internship (District Office)

Applications for the district office internship are open.



The Office of Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon is an equal opportunity employer. The office is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability, military status, age, marital status, or parental status.

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