Legislative Operations for Congressional Staff

The Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) and the Government Affairs Institute (GAI) at Georgetown University are pleased to announce the creation of their first joint multi-day training in “Legislative Operations for Congressional Staff” to be launched in June.

The newly launched course is designed for current legislative staff who want to deepen their skill sets or move into management and interns looking for a permanent Hill job. Topics will include:

  • Developing floor vote recommendations, conducting legislative research, writing briefing memos, answering constituent mail, and performing other basic legislative functions;
  • Working with executive agencies, advocacy organizations, and other outside groups to accomplish the Member’s goals;
  • Creating an effective mail system and managing staff;
  • Demystifying the Rules and Appropriations Committees and staffing the Member’s committee assignments


Upcoming Course Dates:

TBD 2017

Next Course: TBD 2017