Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) is seeking a wounded warrior or medically retired veteran for a two-year paid fellowship in the Harlem district office.
The Wounded Warrior Program was established to create employment opportunities for veterans within the House of Representatives. These two-year fellowships provide veterans with experience and exposure to broaden career opportunities. Positions are available in congressional Member District Offices nationwide.
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
performing legislative work
SPECIFIC DUTIES FOR EACH MEMBER OFFICE WILL BE DISCUSSED DURING THE INTERVIEW PROCESS.
To qualify, veterans must meet all of the following requirements:
released from active duty within the last five years
terminal pay grades at or below E-5 or O-3
20% or greater service connected disabilities (waived if you have a Purple Heart)
Veterans who are in receipt of a 20-year or Temporary Early Retirement Authorization (TERA) retirement are not eligible for the program.
Interested veterans should visit https://house.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/320?c=house&source=USAJobs for more information about the role and to apply.