Internships

Thank you for your interest in the House Natural Resources Committee Democrats internship program. We currently have the following positions available: 

Digital Production Intern

House Natural Resources Committee majority seeks a Digital Production Intern to support the Video Producer in generating, editing and publicizing professional-quality video content. The ideal candidate is a creative thinker with a basic understanding of congressional operations and the Committee’s jurisdiction and an interest in producing video content for public consumption.

The Digital Production Intern will assist the Video Producer with shooting and editing as needed to produce Committee-branded videos. Candidates should be familiar with working within the Adobe Creative software environment. The strongest candidate will have experience operating cameras, be able to write captions with minimal oversight, edit footage and contribute as needed to the daily video production schedule.

The internship is paid. This position is based in Washington, D.C.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree or current study in journalism, graphic design or a related field.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with others
  • Adobe Creative Suite

Specific focus on Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects

  • Working experience with cameras, DSLR or Camcorders

TO APPLY

Please send resume and two video clips with the subject line “Digital Production Intern” to nrdems.resumes@mail.house.gov. Minorities, women, and LGBTQ persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

Legislative Internships

*Fall application now open*

The Democratic Staff of the House Natural Resources Committee offers opportunities for paid, full-time Legislative Interns. Applicants must be organized, detail oriented, and dependable. Above all, we seek interns who are passionate about issues within the Committee’s jurisdiction and demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills.

A Legislative Internship offers a unique set of opportunities including the chance to attend committee hearings, markups, briefings, and meetings, in addition to gaining firsthand experience with the legislative process at the Committee level.

Primary duties include:  

  • Answering phone calls
  • Sorting and distributing mail
  • Researching legislative policy issues
  • Conducting background research
  • Performing stakeholder outreach
  • Compiling data and statistics
  • Assembling committee documents
  • Tracking House floor proceedings

Committee internships run concurrently with college semesters from January - April for spring, May - August for summer, and September - December for fall/winter internships. Interns are responsible for lodging and transportation.

To apply for our Fall/Winter session, send a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample to Carlyn LeGrant at NRD.Internships@mail.house.gov with the subject line “Fall Legislative Internship Application” Deadline is July 8th, 2019.