Thursday, April 17, 2008

Summer Internship with Congressman Adam Smith Campaign

Internship with Adam Smith for Congress Campaign

Congressman Adam Smith a Democrat representing Washington State's 9th Congressional District. The 9th District includes parts of King, Pierce and Thurston Counties. Approximately 50 percent of the 9th District's population resides in King County, 40 percent in Pierce County, and 10 percent in Thurston County. The 9th Congressional District is a classic suburban district, covering the cities and other communities of the South Puget Sound region.

Adam Smith for Congress is seeking motivated, talented and dedicated interns for this summer and/or next semester. Course credit may be available with approval from your school. This internship is an opportunity to learn about the many aspects of a political campaign from the inside. Schedule is flexible, minimum of 10 hours a week.

Duties (depending on interest) may include:

  • Assisting the candidate and Political Director in handling day-to-day operations

  • Contacting voters directly

  • Researching community, legislative, and policy issues

  • Representing the campaign at public events

  • Following up with constituents and political contacts

  • Gathering and managing data

  • Assisting with fundraising and events

Job Qualifications:

Intern should possess a strong work ethic and close attention to detail.

Interest in public service, politics, and community issues is a plus.

Contact Information:

If you are interested in an unpaid internship position with Congressman Adam Smith's campaign, please contact Matt Perry at