Legislative Internship

Offered By: 
Office of Senator Judith Zaffirini
Job Location: 
Job Description: 
The Office of Senator Judith Zaffirini is looking for interns seeking experience within the Texas Legislature. Interns will have the opportunity to assist staff with policy development, legislative and constituent work, and meeting/event planning. The work schedule can be flexible; however, candidates ideally must be able to work a minimum of 15 hours a week. Candidates may apply for a semester, summer, or multiple semesters. Preferred Qualifications: • Strong organization skills • Excellent written and oral communication skills • Professional appearance • Positive attitude as well as a willingness to learn and take direction • Personal accountability for work done Responsibilities: • Assisting with constituent casework • Conducting policy research • Assisting in preparing Senator for committee hearings • Attending meetings and events related to Capitol business • Writing letters and memoranda • Developing potential legislation
Application Instructions: 
Candidates should submit cover letter, résumé, writing sample, references, and availability to Krista Kyle, Deputy Chief of Staff and Staff Attorney, via Krista.Kyle@senate.texas.gov.
Degree Status: 
Current Student
Contact Information: 
Office of Senator Judith Zaffirini Capitol 1E.14 P.O. Box 12068 Austin, TX 78711 512/463-0121
Type of Internship: 
State Legislature
Posted By: 
Krista Kyle
Expiration Date: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018