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Congressional Interns are students who provide unpaid support to Congress members and gain hands-on experience on Congress activities. Specific responsibilities for this job are handling correspondence, taking phone calls, assisting with event organization, guiding guests who visit the building, attending meetings and hearings, and updating their knowledge of legislative issues. Employers select resumes displaying qualifications such as researching skills, telephone etiquette, professional manner, time management, and reliability. In terms of education, most resumes in the area display undergraduate standing.

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Congressional Intern

Primary liaison between the Congresswoman and public visitors, including elected officials, CEO's, and constituents

  • Negotiated language to be included in the National Immigrant Heritage Month resolution with immigrant rights advocacy
  • Answered over 50 phone calls per week on issues ranging from the Patriot Act, Fast Track and TPP, and on the California
  • Composed memos for legislative staff regarding the prolonging detention of mothers and children in Family Detention
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Criminology
2

Congressional Intern

  • Courteously Represented the Senators Office to Constituents by Guiding Tours of the Capitol, Answering Phones, and Organizing/Distributing Mail (Answering 2,000 constituent phone calls)
  • Actively Assisted the Legislative Staff Using Programs like IQ to Catalog Constituent Correspondence; Faxes, Scan Mail, and Record Phone Calls, by Issue Batch
  • Aided the Front Office Processing Staff Reports, Scheduling, Incoming Appointments, and Press Clips
  • Remained Helpful and Flexible during the Onboarding of a New Supervisor and the Transition from the Senate Minority to Majority
  • Contributed Research to Legislative Staff in the Following Areas: Water, Foreign Affairs, Technology, and International Health Services
  • Recorded Information at Briefings Capturing and Translating them into a Comprehensive Memo for Staff
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Political Science
3

Congressional Intern

Researched legislative initiatives and assisted staff with constituent casework

  • Answered constituent phone calls and responded to questions and concerns
  • Recorded constituent sentiment on policy issues
  • Entered data into the government data system
  • Assisted with event planning and outreach for local businesses, schools, and communities in the 7th district of Colorado
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
C
Applied Business
BA
Political Science
4

Congressional Intern

Composed letters and other important messages on behalf of the Congresswoman.

  • Communicated with constituents about federal issues and local events.
  • Assisted the Congresswoman at official events.
  • Advised veterans, immigrants, and other constituents on filling out federal forms.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
Communication
5

Congressional Intern

Performed extensive legislative research

  • Drafted floor statements
  • Drafted a letter regarding the nuclear posture review that was eventually endorsed by more than twenty members of the House and submitted to the President
  • Daily constituent contact via telephone, e-mail and written letters
  • Drafter inter-office memoranda
  • Attended party specific communications meetings in place of the Representative's press secretary
  • Attended seminars, committee meetings, legislative sessions etc. and authored briefs summarizing these meetings
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
AA
Paralegal Studies
6

Congressional Intern

  • Assisted with constituent casework and research for district-based projects
  • Recruited volunteers and developed innovative campaign strategies
  • Met with office guests and assisted in writing constituent correspondences
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
International Relations
JD
Juris Doctor
International Relations
7

Congressional Intern

  • Performed duties as liaison between Congresswoman and district constituents
  • Provided administrative support to office manager and case workers.
  • Organized office space and maintained constituent files.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AA
Associate of Arts
BA
Africana Studies
8

Congressional Intern for Representative Michael Mccaul

  • Researched legislative issues for office staff.
  • Attended and reported on various Congressional meetings, lectures, and hearings.
  • Responsible for an online filing system for all pertinent constituent correspondence data.
  • Assisted with the writing of constituent correspondences.
  • Concerned with answering phone calls directed to the office.
  • Conducted tours of the Capitol Building for constituents.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
Economics
Business Foundations
9

Congressional Intern

  • Assisted staff with special projects, planning events and administrative tasks
  • Maintained knowledge of current events and legislation in Congress
  • Communicates with constituents via phone to address and resolve issues or concerns
  • Maintains log of constituent letters, faxes and calls in Fireside Database
  • Completes research as needed and report findings to staff
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BBA
Economics
10

Congressional Intern

  • Built up internship program
  • Recruited and interviewed future internship candidates
  • Drafted PR reports and summaries for future events
  • Drafted certificates and correspondence
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Psychology

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