Government Affairs Intern

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The intern position reports directly to the government relations manager. This position assists with legislative research and projects for the Government Relations Team. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES -Monitor and report on legislative committee hearings as needed -Monitor state and local meetings on a regular basis -Assist CapMetro staff with preparing for the upcoming legislative session -Assist in outreach efforts to local, state, and federal stakeholders -Complete monthly and as-needed data reports. -Support the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Safety Management Systems (SMS) process by following safety and security policies, considering safety in every action, and reporting safety and security concerns. -Perform general office duties as needed. -Assist on special projects as assigned with the opportunity to pursue policy areas
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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS -Full-time, upper-division student currently enrolled in government, public administration, policy development, or a related field. -One (1) year of experience in an office environment and policy-making processes. -Education and Experience Knowledge, Skills and Abilities -Detail-oriented -Proficient ability to utilize the Windows operating system, including Word, Excel, and Explorer. -Must be able to work both cooperatively in a team environment and efficiently in an unsupervised environment. -Attention to detail and accuracy in the work produced -Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills -Ability to accurately and concisely summarize complex information -Working knowledge of research methods and techniques -Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality -Ability to work with culturally diverse groups -Knowledge of CapMetro services For those interested, please apply at the link provided below.
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Current Student
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State Agency
Posted By: 
Lawrence Trevino
Expiration Date: 
Saturday, December 30, 2023