Legislative Internship

Offered By: 
Representative Meyer
Job Location: 
Austin
Salary: 
Paid
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Stipend Provided
Job Description: 
Job Description We are seeking a bright and motivated individual interested in gaining experience in the inner-workings of the legislature to assist with day-to-day operations in our Capitol office. You will be expected to assist with administrative work, answer phones, conduct policy research, and track and analyze legislation. College coursework in business or political science is preferred but not required. Qualifications • Ability to learn quickly and master new skills in a fast-paced environment • Excellent writing and oral communication skills • High level of organization • Ability to work effectively with representatives from government agencies, legislative offices, and advocacy organizations • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and internet-based research Duties and Responsibilities • Perform various administrative tasks and other duties as assigned • Answer phones • Communicate with office visitors • Conduct policy research • Track and analyze legislation • Assist with constituent casework
Application Instructions: 
Please send a current resume, brief writing sample, and availability during the week to Aaron Gibson at aaron.gibson@house.texas.gov Qualified candidates will be contacted to set up an interview.
Contact Information: 
Aaron Gibson Chief of Staff Representative Morgan Meyer Aaron.Gibson@house.texas.gov 512-463-0367
Type of Internship: 
State Legislature
Posted By: 
Aaron Gibson
Expiration Date: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017