Job Opportunities

Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship Legislative Aide/Professional Staff Member Job Posting

The House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship (Majority) seeks a Legislative Aide/Professional Staff Member to handle clerking responsibilities; provide support to Subcommittee Counsels on legislative, procedural, and policy matters; and complete administrative tasks.  Duties include:

  • Preparing and circulating official notices and materials, maintaining official hearing records, and staffing Subcommittee hearings and markups. 
  • Preparing for hearings and markups by assisting Subcommittee Counsels with written materials for Members, vetting and preparing witnesses, and coordinating with Subcommittee Member offices on hearing and markup logistics. 
  • Providing support to Subcommittee Counsels and Democratic Member offices on immigration-related legislative and policy matters, as well as procedural issues relating to Committee business.
  • Assisting with Subcommittee investigations and other oversight activities, including by maintaining and analyzing document productions provided by government and nongovernmental entities. 
  • Providing administrative assistance to the Subcommittee, including answering phone calls, managing incoming and outgoing correspondence, and logging and tracking bills referred to the Subcommittee.

Candidates must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and capable of thriving in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.  Candidates should have prior Hill experience, ideally with a Congressional Committee.  Previous immigration policy experience is a plus, but not required.

The Committee strives to ensure that our staff reflects the diversity of the country’s population; candidates from minority backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The Committee does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status, sexual orientation, and gender identity), disability, age, or national origin. 

Please send a resume and cover letter to JDEM.job@mail.house.govand include “Legislative Aide” in the subject line.




Digital Intern

The Democratic staff of the House Committee on the Judiciary is seeking a digital intern for a summer position. This digital internship program includes the production of high-quality graphics, videos, and demonstratives, as well as rapid response work, post production editing, and livestreaming hybrid/virtual hearings and events. Candidates must possess STRONG technical skills, advanced creativity, and a high level of attention to detail. Experience in Webex, OBS, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier Pro, After Effects, LightRoom, InDesign, and Audition a plus. Experience in HTML,CSS, hard-skills technology and big-data analytics a serious plus. Must be a team player and have a strong work ethic. Willingness to take initiative, generate creative ideas, and the ability to work under deadline pressure a must.

The House Committee on the Judiciary’s Democratic staff internship program will be providing stipends to summer interns, with additional funds provided to interns with additional demonstrated financial need. The Committee strives to ensure that our internship class reflects the diversity of the country’s population; candidates from minority backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. The Committee does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including marital or parental status, sexual orientation, and gender identity), disability, age, or national origin.

Email portfolio and resume to JudPress.Intern@mail.house.gov with DIGITAL INTERN in the subject line. Digital portfolio, including design and technical work, must be included to be considered for the position.

COVID-19 update: Currently, some of our summer internship program will be conducted remotely.  However, we ask that all applicants be available to intern in Washington, D.C., as some tasks will be done on site.