Legislative Intern

Offered By: 
State Representative Ron Simmons
Job Location: 
Austin
Salary: 
Unpaid
Job Description: 
The office of Representative Ron Simmons is looking for interns for summer 2018. Interns will be expected to be punctual, organized, and able to commit to work at least 10 hours a week. Selected candidates will be given an opportunity to assist staff in legislative and administrative needs while gaining valuable hands-on experience in the legislative process.
Application Instructions: 
Send resume, cover letter and one writing sample to Chief of Staff Zach Flores at zach.flores@house.texas.gov
Degree Status: 
Current Student
Experience Required: 
No
Contact Information: 
Zach Flores Email: zach.flores@house.texas.gov Phone: (512) 463-0478
Type of Internship: 
State Legislature
Comments: 
Typical tasks include answering phones, meeting with visitors, managing incoming letters and e-mails, constituent casework, letter writing, and policy research. Qualifications include strong writing, communication, and computer skills. Applicants with prior legislative experience will be given stronger consideration, but experience is not required. We will work with the university academic office to help provide college credit when possible.
Posted By: 
Ron Simmons
Expiration Date: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018