Deputy Legislative Director

Offered By: 
Office of State Representative Ryan Guillen
Job Location: 
Austin
Job Description: 
Fall 2017 Internship Opportunity Deputy Legislative Director Office of State Representative Ryan Guillen SKILLS: Government, Journalism or English major preferred. Will learn to analyze legislation passed by the state legislature, write reviews and explanations, and assist the Communications Director in the creation of news releases, newsletters, and in using social media like Facebook, Twitter, etc. PROJECT: During the fall semester we will research, review and analyze new legislation passed during the 2017 Legislative Session. Staff will determine impact on governmental entities, businesses and individuals in our legislative district and across the state. GOALS: Deputy Director will be part of a team and work with the Legislative Director and the Chief of Staff to assist in the creation of reports and analysis of legislative accomplishments of Representative Ryan Guillen. Deputy Director will also have the opportunity to begin the process of creating new legislation for the next legislative session. BENEFITS: A great opportunity to learn the nuts and bolts of the operation of a legislative office and to gain an understanding of the processes that create the laws affecting almost all businesses and citizens 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 from late August to early September and end dates are in mid-December. Early applicants will receive a preference.
Application Instructions: 
Please send your resume to robert.mcvey@house.texas.gov 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 robert.mcvey@house.texas.gov 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