The Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security, and Trade is seeking one full-time intern based in Washington, D.C. The Intern will work closely with subcommittee staff while learning the inner workings of Congress and the legislative process. Successful candidates will be enthusiastic, professional, hard-working, and detail-oriented, with strong writing and communication skills and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.
The internship is telework eligible and will be from June to September 2020. Undergraduate or graduate school students and recent alumni interested in foreign affairs and Western Hemisphere policy are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering phones, providing administrative and research support to staff, and assisting with subcommittee hearings and events, among other office and research tasks. Spanish, French or Portuguese proficiency preferred but not required.
Qualified applicants should send a one-page resume and cover letter to WHEMjobs@gmail.com with the subject line “Summer 2020 Internship Application.” Minorities, women, and LGBTQIA+ individuals and those with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Please be sure to include your preferred start and end date.
Please apply by June 12th. No calls or drop-ins.