The Ministry of Foreign Affairs seeks a Congressional Affairs Fellow to assist the Congressional Affairs Department of the Ministry’s North American Division
The Fellow will be responsible for:
-Researching of political developments in the United States
-Monitoring and analyzing the 2015 presidential elections
-Assisting with hosting United States congressional delegations to Israel
-Assisting in acquiring information regarding possible cooperation fields with legislators
-Monitoring the United States political media
-Monitoring the United States congressional committees (hearings, mark ups etc)
-Researching certain legislations
-Writing political reports and updates from the hill
-Native English speaker
-Political science degree preferred
-Familiarity with the federal system, particularly the legislative branch
-Previous work experience related to the United States Congress extremely advantageous
The Congressional Affairs Department serves as a liaison unit between the Government of Israel and the United States Congress.
Please note: Israel Government Fellows does not conduct their internship placement process until all participants have been formally accepted. For this reason, IGF cannot guarantee applicants a particular internship position prior to their acceptance. However, the placement process is influenced primarily by participants’ preferences.