JOB HUNTING AND CAREER TIPS

Ask Fraser: How do I get my resume in the hands of those building staff for next year's new administration and Congress?

by Fraser Traverse

On Capitol Hill, so far there are 57 House freshmen and seven Senators. Given average office staff sizes, that equates to just over 1,000 newly created positions. And while, yes, most of those slots are already spoken for, keep this in mind: a lot of people come to DC from the district and for a variety of reasons don’t work out, either at the last minute or a few months in.