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FALL 2017 INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY ASSIST TO THE CHIEF OF STAFF OFFICE OF STATE REPRESENTATIVE RYAN GUILLEN SKILLS: Requires ability to coordinate several tasks at the same time, help manage staff and various projects on deadlines, review office activities on a weekly basis and assist the Representative and the Chief of Staff as required. Individual should have good phone skills, the ability to take clear notes, ability to write clearly and analyze complex issues, and the ability to use a computer. Duties will include helping plan and hold meetings with state agencies and other officials, creating weekly reports for the Representative and helping plan future projects. PROJECT: This fall our office will be reviewing recently passed legislation from the 2017 Legislative Session as well as planning and developing new legislative initiatives. Other activities include helping organize annual projects such as the Young Scholars Awards and Student Legislative Session in November as well as working with staff members to produce reports from different departments on the status and results of both finished and ongoing projects. GOALS: To work as part of a team under the direction of the Chief of Staff to assist other staff, interface with state agency officials, convey information, and resolve conflicts. BENEFITS: A great opportunity to learn the nuts and bolts of the operation of a legislative office and to gain an understanding of the implementation of laws and agency rules and how they affect the people of Texas. All students who complete an internship receive: • a Letter of Recommendation for future job applications • permission to use the Representative as a reference, • credit for coursework if offered by your school, and • referrals to graduate school or law school at the completion of your internship. Several full-time and part-time positions are available. Start dates are in mid to late August and the internship period ends in mid to late December. Early applicants will receive a preference.
Application Instructions: 
Please send your resume to Please call Robert M. (Bob) McVey, Chief of Staff, at 512-463-0416 to set up a time for an interview.
Contact Information: 
Send your resume to Call Robert M. (Bob) McVey, Chief of Staff, at 512-463-0416 to set up a time for an interview.
Type of Internship: 
State Legislature
Posted By: 
Robert McVey
Expiration Date: 
Monday, October 2, 2017