A Guide for Interns and Newcomers to Capitol Hill
Popular among offices, interns, and new staff, CMF publishes the Congressional Intern Handbook every few years to reflect changes in Congress and in the landscape and culture of Capitol Hill and Washington, DC.
The Congressional Intern Handbook speaks directly to your interns — students from all over the country who have eagerly come to Washington to work in a congressional office — and provides them with the information they need to know to be effective resources for your office.
It's a nuts-and-bolts guide to working in a congressional office, all written in a clear and fun style that serves as an effective intern orientation tool.
Topics covered include:
- Setting realistic expectations for the internship
- How to excel in a congressional office
- Understanding congressional “lingo”
- Handling phones
- Writing outstanding constituent mail
- Dressing professionally
Copyright 2006, Congressional Management Foundation
Paperback: 134 pages
Publisher: Congressional Management Foundation; 5th edition (June 1, 2006)
Dimensions: 8.5 x 11.0 inches
Bulk Price (10+ copies):
$20.00 $18.00 (10% off)
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