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Spring 2019: Congressman A. Donald McEachin - District Office Intern

Dec 14, 2018

Posted in: Advertising internships, Internships & scholarships, Journalism internships, Public Relations internships

The office of Congressman A. Donald McEachin (Virginia-04) is currently seeking enthusiastic and highly motivated applicants for an internship in the district office located in Richmond, Virginia. Qualified candidates will possess exceptional writing and communications skills, strong attention to detail and an interest in the legislative process. Duties include, but are not limited to assisting with research, greeting constituents, drafting letters, preparing for events, sorting mail correspondence and working on special projects.

Interns are considered an integral part of the team and will have the opportunity to gain

experience learning firsthand about the workings of a Congressional office. Virginia ties preferred, but not required.

Interested candidates should email a resume, cover letter, two references and dates of availability to rachel.kingery@mail.house.gov .

 

Learning Objectives:

-Interns will receive an overall perspective of casework, outreach and the importance of constituent services through the completion of tasks assigned.

-Interns will further hone oral and written communication skills in order to respond to constituent correspondence.

 

Desired Skills:

Technical Skills (Problem analysis, achievement of work objectives, time management and resource location and utilization), Communication Skills (listening ability, concentration ability, writing proficiency, verbal proficiency and ability to work with others), and Job Performance (accuracy, dependability and neatness).

 

Requirements

Qualified candidates will possess exceptional writing and communications skills, strong attention to detail and an interest in the legislative process. Ideal candidates will demonstrate a commitment to public service and leadership and commit to semester long, 20 hours per week internship.