The Disability Policy Office of the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee is currently seeking unpaid interns for the fall of 2014. The position offers undergraduate or graduate students the opportunity to gain substantive experience while participating in the legislative process. Interns’ responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting Committee staff in performing office duties, conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memorandums, and organizing hearings.
Applicants should have an interest in disability policy, good attention to detail, work well under pressure, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, and have a desire to learn. Hours are flexible, but applicants should be willing to be in the office at least 15 hours a week.
If you're interested in a position, please email a cover letter, resume, writing sample, availability, and two letters of recommendation to email@example.com. Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis. The office is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.