Constituent Services Internship

Offered By: 
The Office of Congressman Lloyd Doggett
Job Location: 
Austin
Salary: 
Unpaid
Job Description: 
Job Description: Congressman Lloyd Doggett seeks a Constituent Services Intern to assist in responding to questions and problems that residents have with some federal entity such as the Veterans Administration or Immigration. This intern will work with professional Austin staff to communicate with both constituents and federal, state, and local agencies; helping determine appropriate course of action; and logging requests and correspondence. The intern may also accompany the Congressman and/or staff to events throughout the district. The positions are unpaid but are available for class credit. Deadline for consideration for a Spring 2020 internship will be October 15, 2019 although we recommend applying as soon as possible as spaces fill up. Requirements: • Good communication, phone, writing, and computer skills are essential. • The atmosphere of a Congressional office can be very fast-paced and highly demanding; a professional, courteous, empathic and compassionate manner is expected at all times. • Thoroughness and careful attention to detail • Ability to exercise discretion in fulfillment of casework responsibilities
Application Instructions: 
Application: Students interested in an internship should submit: Resume, cover letter, and a list of 3 references by email to lloyd.doggett@mail.house.gov.
Contact Information: 
(512) 916-5921
Type of Internship: 
US Congress
Posted By: 
The Office of Congressman Lloyd Doggett
Expiration Date: 
Tuesday, October 15, 2019