Ranking Member's Internships

Thank you for your interest in Ranking Member Senator Patty Murray's Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee internship program! 

FALL INTERNS/LAW CLERKS – 

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), Office of the Ranking Member, seeks unpaid interns and law clerks for the Fall of 2019 (Late August – December).  The positions offer undergraduate, graduate, and law students the opportunity to gain substantive experience in a Senate office while participating directly in the legislative process.  Intern and law clerk responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting Committee staff in performing office duties, conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memorandums, and assisting in organizing hearings.  Interns and law clerks play a key role in the office and will work closely with senior policy advisors.  

 

The HELP Committee works on a wide range of issues in the areas of health, education, labor, workforce, pensions, oversight, and disabilities.

 

Qualifications: Applicants should have (i) an interest in public policy and (ii) a desire to learn.  They also must have good attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. 

Applications: Interested applicants should apply to this position by applying on the OAM website.Washington state ties are preferred but not required. Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis. The priority deadline for the Fall 2019 internship program is Friday, July 26th, 2019.  The office is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender, identity or sexual orientation.

 

FALL LABOR LAW CLERK -

The Democratic staff of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee staff is currently accepting applications for labor law clerks. The clerkship is open to current law students or recent law school graduates who have interest or experience in issues facing workers, including workers’ rights, minimum wage and overtime, union rights and collective bargaining, inequality, occupational safety and health, international labor rights, family and medical leave, equal pay, and equal employment opportunity and civil rights. Law clerk responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting Committee staff in performing office duties, conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memorandums, and assisting with hearing preparation. Previous experience in government is not required but candidates should have a general understanding of the legislative process. 

 

The HELP Committee works on a wide range of issues in the areas of health, education, labor, workforce, pensions, oversight, and disabilities.

 

Applications: Interested applicants should apply to this position by applying on the OAM website.Washington state ties are preferred but not required. Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis. The priority deadline for the Fall 2019 internship program is Friday, July 26th, 2019.  The office is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender, identity or sexual orientation.

 

FALL OVERSIGHT LAW CLERKS –

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), Office of the Ranking Member, Oversight and General Counsel Team, seeks unpaid law clerks for the Fall of 2019 (Late August – December). The position offers current law students or recent law school graduates the opportunity to gain substantive experience in a Senate Committee office while participating directly in the legislative and oversight processes. Law clerk responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting Committee staff in performing office duties, conducting research, analyzing legislation, drafting memorandums, engaging in oversight and investigations, and assisting in organizing hearings. Law clerks play a key role in the office and will work closely with senior oversight counsels. 

The HELP Committee works on a wide range of issues in the areas of health, education, labor, workforce, pensions, civil rights, and disabilities.

Qualifications: Applicants should have (i) an interest in health, education, and labor law and policies that strive to protect consumers, workers, and the public, and (ii) a desire to learn. They also must have good attention to detail, work well under pressure, be self-motivated, and possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Previous experience in government is not required but candidates should have a general understanding of the legislative process.     

Applications: Interested applicants should apply to this position by applying on the OAM website.Washington state ties are preferred but not required. Applicants are accepted on a rolling basis. The priority deadline for the Fall 2019 internship program is Friday, July 26th, 2019.  The office is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, age, disability, uniformed service, genetic information, or any other factor.