Congressional Internship Resume Samples

A Congressional Internship is taken by individuals who want to work as members of the senate and house of representatives. The job duties and responsibilities are listed on the Congressional Internship Resume as – providing administrative support to the members of the congress and their staff, attending meetings and interfacing with constituents; assisting with a wide range of secretarial task; writing correspondence, handling mail, and managing phone calls; working on special projects, assisting in planning events in state offices, and guiding guests who want to tour the building.

Interns should possess the following abilities to succeed in this role – political awareness and multitasking skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, an interest in public service; strong public speaking skills, and public awareness. Candidates for the internship should be graduated to a degree level preferably in political science or related.

Congressional Internship Resume example

Congressional Internship Resume

Objective : Seeking a position as a full-time employee in a company that will facilitate both personal and professional development. Interested in employment that will engage and provide an opportunity for substantial contribution to the success of the project, product, program, department, and/or organizational goals.

Skills : Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Training Skills.

Description :

    1. Served as a Congressional intern for the office of Congressman.
    2. Engaged in constituent communication to identify opinions and respond to mail.
    3. Logged constituents' mail, email, and phone calls into a dedicated server and assigned it to legislative staff to respond on behalf of the Congressman.
    4. Led tours of the Capitol building for visitors.
    5. Attended hearings/briefings given by members of Congress, Senators, and ex-military.
    6. Prepared memos and conducted research based on Congressional hearings.
    7. Logged Congressman's social media outreach on Twitter and Facebook to help legislative staff keep track of current issues.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Business, Marketing


Congressional Internship Resume

Objective : An innovative problem-solver who relishes challenges; excellent at creating & promulgating practical, often pragmatic, solutions to a diversity of school-wide interpersonal and/or logistical issues.

Skills : Software Knowledge: MS Office including Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, and Access.

Description :

    1. Helped with constituent's housing and utility issues by using problem-solving and following up with solutions.
    2. Performed clerical duties.
    3. Assisted staff with handling and sorting incoming mail.
    4. Ran bills for co-sponsorship and filing.
    5. Handled guests in the office.
    6. Distributed publications via email, hand delivery, and walked bill to the House floor.
    7. Participated in fieldwork and represent Congressman Womack by attending public events with the district director.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Associate Degree In Business Management


Congressional Internship Resume

Objective : Accomplished, self-motivated, results-driven professional with 13 years of experience in sales and account management. Have strong leadership skills dealing with customers and staff in analyzing data to identify and develop effective business processes for various projects. Strive to accomplish client's needs and maintain quality control.

Skills : Teaching, Public Speaking.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the constituent casework.
    2. Researched federal and state agency policies, current events, and public outreach programs.
    3. Provided information, answering phone calls, assisting with public events and meetings.
    4. Responsible for responding to all constituent phone calls and letters.
    5. Personally did the research for various Congressional agendas.
    6. Gave guided tours of the capital.
    7. Responsible for responding to constituent correspondence on behalf of Congressman's office.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Associate Degree In Business Management

Congressional Internship Resume

Objective : Accomplished, achievement-driven, and result-oriented finance student looking for the opportunity to contribute to a winning team.

Skills : Word/Excel/Powerpoint/General Computer; Strong Research And Writing; Good Interpersonal.

Description :

    1. Processed digital mail, voicemail, and faxes into the Intranet Quorum database.
    2. Assisted in preparing delegation events Assisted with constituent correspondence (letters, mail, data entry, etc.).
    3. Completed required constituent tour training.
    4. Completed Intern training taught by House Learning Center.
    5. Managed the front office.
    6. Drafted decision memos on defense, healthcare, and education policy.
    7. Provided constituent correspondence during the passage of the Affordable Health Care Act.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA Cum Laude In International Studies

Congressional Internship Resume

Objective : A skilled, results-oriented sales, marketing, and management executive with a proven history of performance in generating multi-million dollar sales. Business savvy professional with a track record of implementing innovative, strategic sales plans based upon needs assessment, exceptional customer relationships skills, partnerships, alliance building, and solution selling capabilities.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Detail-Oriented.

Description :

    1. Provided support to the administrative and communications staff.
    2. Drafted correspondence.
    3. Organized scheduling requests.
    4. Assisted in researching legislation's impact.
    5. Concentrated in immigration and passport casework, and acted as a liaison.
    6. Answered and directed constituent questions.
    7. Prepared mass mailings for the Congressional district.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    2-5 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Junior
    Education
    Education
    B.A. In Sociology

    Congressional Internship Resume

    Objective : A dedicated, caring, and focused individual with a determination to provide excellence in all that she does. Experience in managing resources on-site and off-site and ability to manage multiple projects/releases simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment.

    Skills : Social Media Managing, Training Skills.

    Description :

      1. Worked on re-election campaign and organized fundraiser activities.
      2. Collected data and research for congressional hearings and sub-.
      3. Drafted briefing summaries for the staff.
      4. Assisted with constituent correspondence via incoming phone calls.
      5. Collaborated and wrote speeches for Committee members for House floor speeches.
      6. Analyzed Congressional Policies for Purposes of Drafting.
      7. Analyzed Congressional policies for purposes of drafting responses.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Junior
      Education
      Education
      B.S. In Law And Society

      Congressional Internship Resume

      Objective : Highly qualified Congressional Internship with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

      Skills : Excel, Customer Service.

      Description :

        1. Integral part of communication between constituents and the congressman's office.
        2. Attended staff meetings and took notes for staff unable to attend.
        3. Sorted and filed e-mails and documents.
        4. Attended briefings on a wide range of issues.
        5. Attended and took notes at Senate and House meetings/hearings over a variety of topics.
        6. Sent memos to Legislative Assistants regarding issue-specific.
        7. Assisted constituents with various casework.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        2-5 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Junior
        Education
        Education
        B.A. In Political Science

        Congressional Internship Resume

        Objective : Seeks to acquire a position that will enable utilizing knowledge, education, and experience. Combining strong interpersonal and communication skills, and committed to continual performance development in the workplace.

        Skills : Onboarding, Customer Service, Inventory Management, Tech Support, Graphic Design.

        Description :

          1. Reviewed, categorized, and created letters addressing constituent correspondence.
          2. Created, updated, and maintained contact and correspondence databases.
          3. Summarized political briefings for Congressman's review.
          4. Collaborated as part of several teams to organize and operate special events.
          5. Researched health care reform and voting machine reform.
          6. Attended constituent case hearings.
          7. Researched veteran benefits allocation.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        2-5 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Junior
        Education
        Education
        BA In International Studies

        Congressional Internship Resume

        Objective : Looking to acquire a position that will enable utilizing knowledge, education, and experience. Combining strong interpersonal and communication skills, and committed to continual performance development in the workplace.

        Skills : Organization, Inventory Management, Coordinating, Planning, Managing, Strong Leadership, Team Player.

        Description :

          1. Answered phones and helping constituents with anything and everything, or helping a staff member on a legislative issue.
          2. Researched multiple political issues to help provide the Congressman with up-to-date information when considering bills.
          3. Summarized congressional hearings to update and manage constituent databases.
          4. Exercised interpersonal skills through answering constituent phone calls and providing tours.
          5. Organized the daily office schedule by coordinating appointments and high-level meetings for Congressman Price.
          6. Assisted constituents with federal matters, and assisted with office management.
          7. Researched and presented relevant political issues.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        2-5 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Junior
        Education
        Education
        B.A. in Sociology

        Congressional Internship Resume

        Objective : Seeks to obtain a permanent career that provides challenging assignments as well as growth opportunities that will motivate to contribute to the productivity of the company and further develop skills.

        Skills : Strong Oral/Written Communication, Organization, Inventory Management, Coordinating.

        Description :

          1. Prepared a case study on the viability of wind energy as an alternative fuel strategy.
          2. Researched and addressed issues regarding specific concerns with Veterans' Affairs offices and benefits for the Military Veterans.
          3. Selected to serve as a Congressional intern.
          4. Attended Congressional Hearings in proxy of staff members and composed reporting memos.
          5. Led and directed tours of the capital for constituents.
          6. Managed constituent relationships and maintained Congressman's meeting schedule.
          7. Worked on their behalf with a diverse group of government agencies.
          8. Reviewed and analyzed correspondence from constituents.
          9. Attended congressional committee meetings.
        Years of Experience
        Experience
        2-5 Years
        Experience Level
        Level
        Junior
        Education
        Education
        B.A. in Sociology