Thursday, January 09, 2014

Intern with Congressman Adam Smith

 Renton, Washington District Office:

The District Office is currently seeking full-time and part-time unpaid interns.

 Qualifications and Job Responsibilities: Candidates should have an interest in the legislative process and civic service, possess excellent writing and communication skills, and work well as part of a team. Interns in the District Office have an opportunity to work in community outreach, constituent services and drafting policy and issue updates.

This includes working with caseworkers to help constituents with issues relating to immigration, military and government agencies, among others.

Depending on interests, interns also have an opportunity to participate in community outreach, attending meetings and events with outreach staff and Congressman Smith and assisting with town hall meetings.

Other intern duties are administrative: assisting staff with answering phones, data entry, scanning/copying and other tasks as needed.

The position requires approximately 20 (part-time) or 40 (full-time) scheduled hours per week during posted business hours (8:00am to 5:00pm).

Application Deadlines for the internship position: (Sessions are flexible and can be moved, winter and spring sessions can be combined) Spring (January - May 2013): January 10, 2013 Applications received after these dates will be accepted but will not be guaranteed consideration.

 Applicants for both the full-time and part-time internship program in the Renton office must submit an application packet including a letter of interest, resume and two letters of recommendation to the following address:

 Debra Entenman Office of Congressman Adam Smith The Evergreen Building 15 S. Grady Way Renton, WA 98057 Office: 425- 793-5180