Legislative Intern Capitol Office

Offered By: 
State Representative Shawn Thierry
Job Location: 
Austin
Job Location (Other): 
Capitol
Job Description: 
The Office of State Representative Shawn Thierry is seeking applicants for full or part- time legislative internships who will assist in the daily activities of the office. Interns must be able to commit to at least 12 hours a week. Duties and Responsibilities: Interns will assist with all duties related to the operation of the Office, including regular contact and discourse with constituents, public officials, media, advocates, lobbyists, and other Capitol staff. Intern duties may also include constituent casework, research, correspondence, community outreach projects, attending community events on behalf of the Representative, general office duties, and clerical tasks. Duration: This unpaid internship is for session only. The internship may be extended due to performance and needs of the Office. Desired Qualifications: Applicants should be professional, responsible, and possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills, with basic knowledge of the operation of standard office equipment. Applicants must be able to meet deadlines in high pressure situations, both independently and in cooperation with others, and demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills. General knowledge of the legislative process and issues of concern locally and statewide is greatly preferred.
Application Instructions: 
Applicants should fax or email a resume, with the subject line "Legislative Internship" to: Office of State Representative Shawn Thierry Telephone: 512-463-0518 Fax: (512)463-0941 Email: sheryl.taylor@house.texas.gov
Degree Status: 
Current Student
Experience Required: 
No
Contact Information: 
Sheryl Taylor District Director District 146 sheryl.taylor@house.texas.gov
Type of Internship: 
State Legislature
Posted By: 
Sheryl Taylor
Expiration Date: 
Monday, June 26, 2017