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 INTERNS

We are seeking full-time Legislative Interns. While working with the Committee, interns are provided the unique opportunity to learn and experience the Congressional legislative process. Applicants must be able to follow direction, work independently, possess clear and concise writing skills, excellent research capabilities, and exceptional interpersonal skills. 
 
Duties and responsibilities include:
  • Research legislative policy issues
  • Attend committee hearings, markups, briefings and meetings
  • Conduct background studies
  • Perform stakeholder outreach
  • Answer phone calls
  • Sort and distribute mail
  • Compile data and statistics
  • Draft correspondence
  • Assemble committee documents
  • Track House floor proceedings

Committee internships run concurrently with college semesters and/or quarters; from January - April for spring, May - August for summer, and September - December for fall/winter internships. Our office hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Internships are unpaid but may be used for college credit. Interns are responsible for lodging and transportation.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and brief writing sample addressed to Chad Tokowicz. Title your email with the subject line "Legislative Internship Application" and send to nrdems@mail.house.gov. Please be sure to indicate which semester and/or quarter you are applying for. 

Please adhere to the following deadlines when applying for Committee Legislative internships:

Summer 2019: March 25, 2019

Fall/Winter 2019: July 8, 2019 

Spring 2020: Novemner 1, 2019