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Recruiting for 2013 Summer Congressional Leadership Program

Accepting applications for this summer’s Congressional Leadership Program (CLP) in Washington, D.C. The program, now in its fourth year, offers college students and recent graduates an opportunity to work in a Congressional office and  experience firsthand the heritage of our nation’s capital. To qualify, applicants must be attending college or its equivalent and have strong ties to the 5th Congressional District.

CLP Associates will be assigned challenging responsibilities in a dynamic Congressional office, will receive training in current legislative and political affairs, and will grow in leadership skills. Associates will participate in substantive legislative duties including, but not limited to, attending congressional hearings, assisting in policy research, engaging in constituent communication, and participating in media outreach.

Additionally, my office will provide associates numerous cultural and historic opportunities to take advantage of the vibrant history of our nation’s capital.

Program Specifics

  • This Summer’s session will begin June 3rd and conclude July 26th, 2013.
  • Associates will maintain a full-time work schedule: 9 AM-6 PM when Congress is in session and 9 AM-5 PM while in recess.
  • Schedules will be planned and organized by staff members and responsibilities may change daily.
  • Associates can expect that administrative tasks, research, and constituent communication will be part of the daily schedule.
  • Associates can expect that time will be set aside during the workday   for historic education, including tours of Smithsonian exhibits, the National Archives, the White House, the Capitol, and other significant sites.
  • Associates can expect to participate in leadership discussions and educational training with conservative and free market organizations.

Deadline for Submission: Monday, March 4, 2013

For more information on the program and how to apply, please click here or go to my,Lamborn.house.gov.

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