United States House of Representatives
3.7 of 5 122 reviews
www.house.gov Washington, DC 5000+ Employees

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Every Office is Different

Intern (Former Employee)
Tucson, AZ

ProsGreat work atmosphere (I can only speak to our district office, as this varies dramatically between offices and members of Congress), fairly good benefits from what I hear, ability to make a difference in peoples lives, and looks great on a resume.

ConsCan be very stressful, many employees are underpaid and overworked, constituents can be very hard to deal with at times.

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Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    In four years I rose swiftly into a policy role where my work had major impact on national initiatives.

    Legislative Assistant (Former Employee)
    Washington, DC

    I worked at United States House of Representatives full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Exciting atmosphere, intellectually challenging, fast paced, important issues with national and international impact, exposure to a… Cons: Low pay, long hours, high turnaround, emotionally taxing, high demands, little room for… Advice to Senior Management: Focus more on retention of staff. Institutional knowledge is a great asset that cannot be taught. Be careful on compensation… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Intern (Former Employee)
    Washington, DC

    I worked at United States House of Representatives as an intern for less than a year


    Pros: Great place to intern on the hill. Cons: Need to seek out information to make the most of… Advice to Senior Management: Keep up the good work! Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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