United States House of Representatives
Terrific expertise development for the legislative process and for policy knowledge (in 14 reviews)
Rewarding work, interesting projects, fast-paced, constantly changing, never boring (in 11 reviews)
Typically Congressional staffers work long hours and salaries aren't as high as people think (in 32 reviews)
Work-Life balance is very troubling as there is mostly only time for work (in 6 reviews)
- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I worked at United States House of Representatives part-time (less than an year)Pros
Chance of running into celebrities/important people
Great resume experienceCons
NOT BEING PAID
Costs of living in DC
Most people are not there to address the issues
Cutthroat, selfish environment
Miserable staffers that take out their frustration on powerless interns
Being screamed at, degraded, and undervaluedAdvice to ManagementAdvice
Develop a consistent internship program across the House instead of each office setting their own standards.
PAY INTERNS! At least give them a transportation and living stipend.
Treat interns as equal human beings not dirt beneath your shoe.
Remember you once started as an intern!Doesn't RecommendNegative OutlookDisapproves of CEO
I worked at United States House of Representatives as an internPros
You get to work in one of the most iconic buildings on Earth.Cons
You will be treated terribly, with disdain.
You will be bored all of the time, with no availability for skill enhancement
The inefficiency of government will be directly at your fingertipsAdvice to ManagementAdvice
Get your house in order
I have been working at United States House of RepresentativesPros
A small number of members are OkCons
Most members ofthe House are narcissistic hacksAdvice to ManagementAdvice
Have workplace rules that apply to the rest of the US apply to the HouseDoesn't RecommendNo opinion of CEO