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Fall 2023 Intern

House Committee on Natural Resources – Minority Staff

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The House Natural Resources Committee Democrats seek full-time interns for Fall 2023 (September – December). Applicants must be organized, detail oriented, and dependable. Above all, we seek candidates who are passionate about issues within the Natural Resources Committee’s jurisdiction, demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills, and are eager to learn about committee process. Interns will conduct legislative research, prepare for hearings, assist with administrative duties, perform outreach, and aide communications.

Preferred qualifications: Demonstrates an awareness of and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and orientations. Understands how HNRC issues intersect with racism, economic and social inequality in the U.S., and has a passion for working to dismantle these systems.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Assist with administrative duties
  • Assist with legislative and policy projects
  • Research legislation, regulations, and public law
  • Assist with communications and outreach
  • Respond to requests for information
  • Attend briefings, meetings, and hearings on behalf of staff

The position is based in Washington, D.C. Interns will be expected to work in-office when Congress is in session and as needed. The position comes with a monthly stipend of $3,200 plus transit benefits.

This office is an equal opportunity employer; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, military status, parental status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other factor or basis prohibited by applicable federal law. Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the application or hiring process are encouraged to request an accommodation at any time during those processes.

Due to the volume of applicants, we will only be reaching out to candidates who are being actively considered for this position.