Legislative Aide

Offered By: 
Senator Nathan Johnson
Job Location: 
Austin
Salary: 
Unpaid
Job Description: 
The office of State Senator Nathan Johnson is looking for a bright and motivated individual to serve as a Legislative Aide during the 86th Legislative Session. The position will involve a mixture of policy and office duties, and the Legislative Aide will be expected to take on a wide range of responsibilities and master new skills in a fast-paced environment. Qualifications: • Availability to work greater than 15 hours/week from the start of the internship until the end of May. Greater availability will allow for greater focus on policy issues and a possible monthly stipend • Excellent writing and oral communication skills • High level of organization • Ability to work effectively with stakeholders representing a variety of groups from across the state • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and internet-based research platforms Responsibilities: • Conduct policy research • Track and analyze legislation • Accompany the Senator to Committee, the Senate Floor, and to events • Assist with constituent casework • Perform various administrative tasks and other duties as assigned
Application Instructions: 
Please send a current resume, a cover letter detailing your interest in the position, a writing sample, and your work availability from now until the end of May via email to Deisy Jaimes at deisy.jaimes@senate.texas.gov. Please cc jack.andrews@senate.texas.gov. Qualified candidates will be contacted to set up an interview.
Contact Information: 
Email: deisy.jaimes@senate.texas.gov Phone: 512-463-0116
Type of Internship: 
State Legislature
Posted By: 
Jack Andews
Expiration Date: 
Friday, March 15, 2019