Congressman Gregory W. Meeks (NY-5) is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated intern to work in-person in our D.C. office for the Spring 2022 semester. Interns in Washington, D.C. are fully integrated into the day-to-day operations of our office. They are entrusted with a wide range of responsibilities to assist our legislative and communications staff. This includes attending Congressional hearings and briefings, writing memos, compiling press clippings, drafting social media posts, answering phones, and sorting mail. As an intern for Congressman Meeks, the Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and a senior member of the House Financial Services Committee, you will have a unique opportunity to gain unparalleled exposure to the political processes and legislative work on Capitol Hill.
Applicants should be able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, be team-oriented and collaborative, and have a demonstrated interest in public service, government, international affairs, and/or financial services. Strong writing, communication, and interpersonal skills are required. Women, BIPOC, LGBTQ+ persons, and/or candidates from other underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply. New York and district ties are preferred, but not required.
To apply, please send a cover letter, 1-page resume, and writing sample (1-4 pages) in one PDF document to applicationsNY05@mail.house.gov. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.