The U.S. House of Representatives is hiring a Wounded Warrior Fellow for a two-year placement in the Office of Rep. Elissa Slotkin, to serve as the lead outreach representative for the Congresswoman to the veterans community and to the Michigan Defense Community.
The Fellow will be responsible for community outreach, issue expertise, and staffing the Congresswoman for all defense and veterans related events within Michigan’s 8th district.
Slotkin operates offices in Lansing and Rochester Hills, Michigan. The Wounded Warrior Fellow can base out of either office. This role requires frequent travel within the 8th District. Candidates should have a strong desire to learn how Congress works by joining a dynamic, high-profile Freshman member office. Ideal candidates are:
- Hardworking and detail-oriented self-starters;
- Team players, able to work both collaboratively and individually;
- Excellent oral and written communicators;
- Able to produce high quality work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines;
- Enthusiastic, collegial, and professional.
- In order to qualify for the U.S. House of Representatives Wounded Warrior Fellowship, candidates must meet the following requirements:
- Honorably discharged;
- Released from active duty within the last five years;
- Pay grades at or below E-5 or O-3;
- 20% or greater service connected disability rating (Purple Heart recipients are exempt from the service connected disability rating requirement).
- Note: Veterans who are in receipt of a 20-year or Temporary Early Retirement (TERA) retirement are not eligible for the program.
- Applicants must apply through USAJOBS, the U.S. Government’s Federal Jobs Site: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/498817200.Applicants that have completed their application through USAJOBS should contact the Office of Representative Slotkin, to notify them of their open application by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Applications will be accepted until Dec. 20, 2019, and qualified applicants will be invited to interview shortly thereafter. Fellows will begin work in mid-January, 2020.