Internships

 

Digital Press Intern

 

The Office of Congressman Kweisi Mfume (MD-07) is seeking a Digital Press Intern to assist with a fast-paced communications operation for Spring 2021. This is a paid, part-time position (~20 hours a week). Qualified candidates will have strong writing, video editing, social media, graphic design, and photography skills, and be able to work on tight deadlines.

Digital Press Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to, content creation, graphic design, manual photography, videography, website maintenance, analytics, researching legislation, answering phones, and performing other press and administrative tasks as necessary. Successful candidates will possess familiarity with programs such as Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Canva, as well as compiling and interpreting social media analytics.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, interns will solely work remotely for the duration of the internship and be provided the appropriate work equipment.                        

The selected candidate will report to the Communications Director. Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, portfolio of created content, and dates of availability to Md07employment@mail.house.gov with “Spring 2021 Digital Press Internship” in the subject line. Women, LGBTQ+, and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, disability, or age.

 

District and Maryland ties are encouraged but not required. No phone calls, follow-ups or drop-ins, please. The deadline to submit applications is January 20th at 5:00 p.m. ET.

 

Congressional Intern

 

The Office of Congressman Kweisi Mfume (MD-07) is seeking a motivated, detail-oriented intern to work remotely in a fast-paced Congressional office.  

Intern responsibilities include answering phones, researching legislation, attending virtual hearings and briefings, and answering constituent letters on various issues before the House. Interns will also assist in various administrative tasks as needed. As a result, the intern will learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office. 

The term of this paid internship will be from January to April 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, interns will solely work remotely for the duration of the internship and be provided the appropriate work equipment. The position is part-time (~20 hours a week). 

 Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, short writing sample, and dates of availability to Md07employment@mail.house.gov with “Spring 2021 Congressional Internship” in the subject line. Women, LGBTQ+, and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, disability, or age. 

District and Maryland ties are encouraged but not required. No phone calls, follow-ups or drop-ins, please. The deadline to submit applications is January 20th  at 5:00 p.m. ET. No drop-ins or calls please.