Current Opportunities for Ways and Means Committee

Press Internship

Opportunity Type: Internship
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Description: The Washington, DC, office of a Senior Member of the Ways and Means Committee has unpaid Press internship openings to begin immediately. Press interns are expected to work long hours and commit between 3-5 days per week. Internship duties include, but are not limited to compiling and daily clips, drafting press releases and op-eds, proofreading and editing, maintaining press lists, updating Member's communications calendar, website and social media platforms. Intern may also assist with answering phones, incoming and outgoing mail, addressing constituent concerns, and assisting the Legislative/District office staff. Strong writing skills are needed and familiarity with new media and website development is a plus. Priority will be given to those with journalism or communications education/experience. The ideal candidate will be creative, motivated, mature, detail-orientated, and possess the ability to multi-task under high pressure. This is a great opportunity for college students and recent graduates. To apply for the position, please send your cover letter, resume and writing sample addressed to the Comm. Director at ny13intern@gmail.com with the subject: Press Intern.

Tax Policy Fellow

Opportunity Type: Fellowship
Description: Congressman Lloyd Doggett, a senior member of the House Ways & Means Committee, is seeking a tax policy fellow. Primary responsibilities include monitoring and analyzing tax legislation, providing research and support in advance of Ways and Means Committee hearings and markups, meeting with advocates and stakeholders, and attending briefings, hearings and other tax-related meetings and events. Ideal candidate would be a law student or recent law school graduate with coursework in tax, tax policy or a related field, and preferably someone with an interest in tax and budget policy or experience in a related field. 

Contact Information

Ways and Means Committee
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, DC
www.house.gov/content/jobs/vacancyDetails.php?PositionID=3154