District Office Intern - Spring 2019

Offered By: 
U.S. Congressman Lloyd Doggett
Job Location: 
Austin
Salary: 
Unpaid
Job Description: 
All interns function as assistants to Congressman Doggett and the District Office staff and are an integral part of the public service provided by our office (constituent services and community outreach; limited legislative work). Interns in the District Office will be responsible for responding to constituent requests; recording of constituent opinions on legislative issues; assisting with constituent casework; filing; clipping newspapers; answering incoming telephone calls; and handling special projects as needed. They will also accompany the Congressman and/or staff to events throughout the district. The positions are unpaid but are available for class credit. Deadline for consideration for a Spring 2019 internship will be November 25, 2018, although we recommend applying as soon as possible as spaces fill up.
Application Instructions: 
Students interested in an internship should submit: Resume, cover letter and a list of 3 references to Courtney Toretto by email to Courtney.toretto@mail.house.gov.
Experience Required: 
Preferred
Contact Information: 
Courtney.Toretto@Mail.House.Gov
Type of Internship: 
US Congress
Comments: 
Requirements: -Good communication, phone, writing, and computer skills are essential. -The atmosphere of a Congressional office can be very quick-paced and highly demanding and a professional, courteous manner is expected at all times. - Must be available a minimum of 15 hours per week.
Posted By: 
Courtney Toretto
Expiration Date: 
Sunday, November 25, 2018