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Congressman Lacy Clay

Representing the 1st District of Missouri

Internships

An internship provides college students and recent college graduates with a first hand look at a Congressional office and how we serve Missouri's 1st Congressional District.

I am seeking intelligent, energetic, and professional individuals who are able to perform well in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented legislative environment.

Responsibilities

  • Process and sort incoming mail

  • Greet official visitors and answer phones

  • Conduct legislative research

  • Attend Committee and issue briefings and meetings and report to legislative staff

  • Assist with constituent services and requests

  • Assist legislative staff with writing and circulating Dear Colleague letters and getting signatures

  • Accompany staff to events

  • Complete data entry

  • Attend to administrative tasks

  • Assemble and distribute news clips

  • Become familiar with the district and its relevant issues

  • Work closely with staff on other duties as needed

  • Assist constituents with Congressional Tours

  • Propose and complete one major project, due by the end of the internship

Requisites

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • An active interest in government and public service.

  • An ability to meet the demands of a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Residency in Missouri's 1st Congressional District is required.

How to Apply

For positions in my Washington, D.C. office, please submit a cover letter, resume, and a short writing sample via fax or e-mail.

Office of Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay
Attn: Erica Powell
2418 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Phone: (202) 225-2406
Fax: (202) 226-3717
Erica.Powell@mail.house.gov

For positions in my St. Louis City or St. Louis County district offices, please submit a cover letter, resume, and a short writing sample to Ms. Jasmina Hadzic via fax or e-mail.

Office of Congressman Wm. Lacy Clay
Attn: Jasmina Hadzic
6830 Gravois Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63116

Phone: (314) 669-9393
Fax: (314) 669-9398
Jasmina.Hadzic@mail.house.gov