Environment and Public Works Press Intern - Washington D.C.

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Environment and Public Works Press Intern - Washington D.C.


The Democratic staff of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee are seeking a full- or part-time paid press intern for the summer internship program beginning May 17 through July 30. 

This press internship is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in a busy Capitol Hill press office, as well as accrue skills and participate in educational experiences beneficial to a career in communications. Duties include assisting with daily news clips, compiling news research, drafting media releases/advisories, maintaining press contact lists, creating social media content, and managing web content.

This position requires attention to detail, creativity, strong writing ability and grammar skills, and a willingness to learn. Proficiency in the Microsoft Office and Adobe suites and familiarity with social media is preferred.

A background in journalism or communications is a plus, but not required. Undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates, are encouraged to apply. Delaware ties are a plus.

This is a paid internship. 

Applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to:  EPWDEM_Resume@epw.senate.gov by COB on Friday, May 7, 2021.

The Office is an equal employment opportunity employer in accordance with the requirements of Senate Rules, regulations and applicable federal laws. The Office does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, uniformed service, genetic information, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity) or any other factors. Individuals of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.