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Top 10 Traits of a Good Congressional Staffer

58:54August 20, 2021

Bringing back our former congressional staffer round table with Monica Pham and Natalee Binkholder to discuss the top ten things that are common in good staffers. Take a listen. If you are on the Hill, maybe you can find some ways to grow professionally, and if you want to work on the Hill, this is a good start to know what you have to do. Happy August everyone!


Aaron C. Jones

Aaron C. Jones

Former Director of Congressional Relations
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Congressional Relations

The Wilson Center’s office of Congressional Relations works to maintain a vibrant relationship with Members of Congress and their staffs. We organize and run a series of educational programs led by Wilson Center experts, ranging from seminars to private briefings, with the purpose of increasing congressional staffers’ knowledge of foreign policy. We also coordinate outreach to Capitol Hill, including testimonies by Wilson Center scholars and briefings specifically for Members of Congress.  Read more