Monday, August 4, 2014

Fall Internship -- Capitol Hill Lobbying Firm

Legislative Consultant Internship – Washington, D.C.

Description:
Meyers & Associates, LLC, located in Washington D.C. on Capitol Hill, is looking for a fall intern interested in learning the legislative consulting field. The intern who fills this position will have the opportunity to learn about Congress, how a bill becomes law, how to communicate with a member of Congress and congressional staff. Also, the intern will gain a better understanding about the roles of congressional staff, tips for e-mailing congress, legislative language, how to write a letter to a member of Congress, the roles of House and Senate Committees, the executive branch, and the roles of federal agencies.  

Responsibilities:
-Daily monitoring of Hill activity such as congressional hearings, markups, etc.
-Taking notes, preparing memos and attending congressional hearings and markups
-Assisting M&A with daily activities 

Requirements:
Students applying for this internship must have strong communication skills while being able to work independently. Students who have at least 90 semester hours or more majoring in communications or political science are highly encouraged to apply. Applicants should also have strong writing and research skills.

Contact Information:

Please e-mail Resume and Cover Letter to President Larry Meyers