Legislative Internship

Offered By: 
State Representative Cecil Bell, Jr.
Job Location: 
Austin
Salary: 
Unpaid
Job Description: 
Representative Cecil Bell, Jr. is seeking applicants for an unpaid internship for the 86th Legislative Session starting January 8th. Session applicants must have general, part-time or full-time availability through May 31, 2019. Academic credit available, when possible. The intern shall: • Answer the phone and greet visitors • Manage constituent correspondence on legislative issues • Check and sort mail • Collect invitations and maintain the office calendar • Research and draft reports regarding legislation in assigned policy areas • Request committee hearings and prepare bill analyses • Monitor committee hearings and track relevant legislation • Assist the chief of staff in preparing daily floor packet for Representative • Other duties as assigned Applicants should have strong research and writing skills, well-developed organizational and interpersonal skills, solid computer skills, and effective communication skills. Applicants should also have an avid interest in government and the legislative process.
Application Instructions: 
To Apply Please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample (5 pages max.) and availabilities to Ariane Marion at Ariane.marion@house.texas.gov. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age or disability in the employment or the provision of services. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you require reasonable accommodations during the application process, please include that information in your e-mail
Degree Status: 
Current Student
Experience Required: 
No
Contact Information: 
Ariane Marion Chief of Staff ariane.marion@house.texas.gov
Type of Internship: 
State Legislature
Posted By: 
Ariane Marion
Expiration Date: 
Monday, January 28, 2019