This position is limited to disabled veterans desiring to serve a two-year paid Congressional Fellowship as part of the House of Representatives Wounded Warrior Program. Selected Fellows will work directly for a Member of Congress as part of their office staff. Fellowships are located in either a Congressional District office or in Washington, D.C.Learn more about this agency
Duties will vary depending upon the specific requirements of each Member office. Said duties may include, but are not limited to: working as a constituent services representative helping local constituents resolve issues with federal agencies; serving as a liaison to local Veterans Service Organizations (VSO); attending local events and meetings on behalf of your Member of Congress; and performing legislative work. Specific duties for each Member office will be discussed during the interview process.
Occasional travel - Varies by location but generally limited.
Who May Apply
This job is open to…This program is limited to veterans who have served on active duty since September 11, 2001, with less than 20 years of active service and have a minimum 30% disability rating from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans who were authorized early retirement under the Temporary Early Retirement Authority (TERA) are viewed as having completed 20 years of service.
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