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DC Office – Spring Internships

The office of Representative Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) is currently accepting applicants for paid spring internships which will run from January to May.

Legislative Interns assist the legislative staff located in Washington D.C. in conducting research, drafting memos and constituent mail, answering phones, attending hearings, inputting casework, attending virtual events, aiding Congresswoman Strickland’s legislative initiatives.

The office is also looking to hire a press intern to assist the press team. Responsibilities include compiling clips, drafting social media posts, op-eds, press releases, digital content and working with the press team to devise media strategies and bolster the office’s communication efforts. Experience working in press, communications, or a related field is a plus.

Ideal candidates for these internships should possess excellent communication skills, a strong attention to detail, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and a good sense of humor. Washington State ties are preferred, but not required.  Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, a one-page writing sample, and dates of availability in a single PDF document to WA10resumes@gmail.com with “WA10 DC Spring Internship” in the subject line. Please indicate in the cover letter which internship you are applying for.

The deadline for applications is Friday, November 19, 2021 but applicants are encouraged to submit their application early. Applications that are incomplete or submitted after the deadline will not be considered. This office is Equal Employment Opportunity Office and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, military service, or other non-merit factor. BIPOC applicants and individuals in underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply. Please no unsolicited phone calls or drop ins.

District Office – Spring Internships

The Lacey Office of Representative Marilyn Strickland (WA-10) is currently accepting applications for a paid, in-person/remote spring internship (January-May).

Interns will be asked to answer phones, assist the constituent services team, attend virtual events, research projects, and aid our press team, Congresswoman, and district staff. As a result, interns learn about constituent services and engagement and the many other functions of a congressional office.

Ideal candidates should possess excellent communication skills, a strong attention to detail, customer service skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and a good sense of humor. South Puget Sound ties are preferred, but not required.

Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, a one-page writing sample, and dates of availability in a PDF format to WA10resumes@gmail.com with “WA10 District Office Intern” in the subject line. The deadline for applications is Friday, November 19, 2021. Applicants are encouraged to submit their application early. This office is Equal Employment Opportunity Office and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, military service, or other non-merit factor. BIPOC applicants are encouraged to apply. Please no unsolicited phone calls or drop ins.