Legislative Internship

Offered By: 
Senator Judith Zaffirini
Job Location: 
Austin
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, area(s) of policy interest, and availability to Krista Kyle, Deputy Chief of Staff, via Krista.Kyle@senate.texas.gov.
Contact Information: 
Office of Senator Judith Zaffirini P.O. Box 12068 Capitol Station Austin, TX 78711 Capitol 1E.14 512/463-0121
Type of Internship: 
State Legislature
Posted By: 
Chris Willuhn
Expiration Date: 
Friday, October 12, 2018