Legislative Intern

Offered By: 
State Senator Judith Zaffirini
Job Location: 
Austin
Salary: 
Unpaid
Job Description: 
The Office of Senator Judith Zaffirini is looking for interns seeking experience within the Texas Legislature. Interns will have the opportunity to assist staff with policy development, legislative and constituent work, and meeting/event planning. The work schedule can be flexible; however, candidates ideally must be able to work a minimum of 15 hours a week. Candidates may apply for a semester, summer, or multiple semesters. Responsibilities include: • Assisting with constituent casework • Conducting policy research • Assisting in preparing Senator for committee hearings • Attending meetings and events related to Capitol business • Writing letters and memoranda • Developing potential legislation Preferred qualifications include: • Strong organization skills • Excellent written and oral communication skills • Professional appearance • Positive attitude as well as a willingness to learn and take direction • Personal accountability for work done • Interest in one or more of the following areas: Natural resources, oil and gas, energy, transportation, agriculture, water, rural affairs, local government, education, health and human services, state agency efficiency, press/media communications.
Application Instructions: 
Candidates should submit cover letter, résumé, writing sample, references, and availability to Krista.Kyle@senate.texas.gov.
Contact Information: 
Krista Kyle, Deputy Chief of Staff: Krista.Kyle@senate.texas.gov, 512/463-0121
Type of Internship: 
State Legislature
Posted By: 
Krista Kyle
Expiration Date: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018