Legislative Intern

Offered By: 
State Representative Carol Alvarado
Job Location: 
Job Location (Other): 
State Capitol
Job Description: 
This position requires strong demonstrated writing and clear communication skills; must be able to multi-task and meet critical deadlines; formulate and research legislative issues regarding certain policy areas; serve as the Representative's liaison in meeting with constituents, state agencies, interest groups and other legislative offices; monitor legislation and upcoming votes for committees on which the Representative serves; compile background information and draft talking points for committee hearings and floor debates; write legislative correspondences, speeches, and talking points; and other duties as assigned by the Representative and/or chief of staff.
Application Instructions: 
Please submit a resume and short writing sample to Alexander Hammond at Alexander.Hammond@house.texas.gov
Contact Information: 
Alexander Hammond: 512-463-0732 Alexander.Hammond@house.texas.gov
Type of Internship: 
State Legislature
Qualifications:  -Strong organizational skills  -Clear, concise communication skills, with an emphasis on writing  -Ability to manage multiple deadlines in a high-pressure environment  -Professional appearance and personality, and ability to work well with others in a close office environment  -Research competence and skills other than use of Internet search engines  -Strong professional ethics, mature judgment and attention to detail  -Familiarity with standard Microsoft Office suite programs, Dropbox and IPad/IPhone applications, and Twitter
Posted By: 
Alexander Hammond
Expiration Date: 
Wednesday, May 31, 2017