Legislative Assistant

Congressman Jim McGovern (D-MA) seeks Legislative Assistant to handle education, veterans’ affairs, homeland security (not immigration), judiciary, commerce and election-related and campaign finance reform issues.  This position works closely with the Congressman, Chief of Staff and Legislative Director, especially on education, veterans, campaign finance reform, civil rights and homeland security matters.  Hill experience or its equivalent is a must, with particular emphasis on education and/or veterans’ affairs.  Must be able to write well and quickly, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.  Knowledge of Massachusetts is a plus, but not a requirement.  A sense of humor and flexible work style are essential. Minorities and women encouraged to apply. Cover letter and resume may be emailed to NewEnglandResumes@mail.house.govDeadline to apply is COB May 23rd. No phone inquiries.