Legislative Intern

Offered By: 
Senator Carlos Uresti, Texas Senate
Job Location: 
Austin
Job Description: 
Senator Carlos Uresti (D) is seeking a highly motivated intern for the Spring 2018 semester to assist with operations in his Capitol office in Austin. Ideal candidates are current students with strong organizational and writing skills, a record of community service, and an interest in public policy. Interns will support legislative staff by researching issues and policies, writing policy memos and constituent letters, working on special projects, and performing general office duties, including taking detailed phone messages and managing office correspondence. The position is unpaid and the student is encouraged to seek class credit. The internship will run from early January to May 2018, exact start and end date negotiable. The internship is part time; The intern will be asked to work at least 9 hours a week, and will set a regular schedule in blocks of at least three hour increments within office hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday.
Application Instructions: 
Applicants MUST send: 1) a current resume 2) a brief cover letter detailing why the applicant wants to intern for Sen. Uresti and how the applicant's experience prepares them to be a successful intern 3) a short writing sample Documents should be emailed to Rund Khayyat at rund.khayyat@senate.texas.gov using the subject "Spring Internship Application." Qualified candidates will be contacted to set up an interview.
Contact Information: 
For questions, further information, and to submit applications, please email rund.khayyat@senate.texas.gov or call 512-463-0119
Type of Internship: 
State Legislature
Posted By: 
Office of Senator Uresti
Expiration Date: 
Tuesday, January 30, 2018