Legislative Internship

Offered By: 
Office of Senator Judith Zaffirini
Job Location: 
Austin
Job Description: 
The Office of Senator Judith Zaffirini is looking for interns seeking experience within the Texas Legislature in anticipation of the coming legislative session. 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 organizational skills -Excellent written and oral communication abilities -Professional appearance -Positive attitude as well as a willingness to learn and take direction -Personal accountability for work done Job Responsibilities: -Conducting policy research -Assisting with constituent casework -Assisting in preparing the Senator for committee hearings -Attending meetings and events related to Capitol business -Writing letters and memoranda -Developing potential legislation
Application Instructions: 
Candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, 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: 
Krista Kyle, Deputy Chief of Staff Office of Senator Judith Zaffirini Capitol 1E.14 512/463-0121 krista.kyle@senate.texas.gov
Type of Internship: 
State Legislature
Posted By: 
Chris Willuhn
Expiration Date: 
Friday, December 7, 2018