Legislative Intern

Offered By: 
Rep. César Blanco
Job Location: 
Job Description: 
State Representative César Blanco is seeking applicants for a Legislative Intern position at his Capitol office during the 86th Legislative Session (Spring 2019). This internship will offer students the opportunity to work with a team of passionate public policy professionals, advance their interest in public service, and gain valuable employment experience. Benefits: Interns will have many opportunities for professional development and education.  Direct participation in the legislative process  Networking, possible employment opportunities and/or references  Course credit if offered by your school Responsibilities: Interns will be asked to take on the following tasks:  Draft one-pagers and memos on policy issues and legislation;  Draft talking points, press releases, and op-eds;  Draft constituent letters and assist with managing constituent correspondence;  Answering phones and greeting visitors; and  Additional duties assigned as appropriate. Qualifications: Strong applicants will have the following skills and qualities:  Currently enrolled in college or university as an undergraduate or graduate student;  Punctuality, an attention to detail, and strong organizational skills;  Strong work ethic and good communication skills; and  A passion for public service and the legislative process.
Application Instructions: 
To Apply: Email your resume and a cover letter stating your interest and tentative availability to Luis Soberon at luis.soberon@house.texas.gov. Eligible candidates must be available during regular business hours and willing to commit to a minimum 15 hours per week. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (512) 463-0622.
Experience Required: 
Contact Information: 
Luis Soberon Legislative Director Rep. Blanco | District 76 - El Paso luis.soberon@house.texas.gov (512) 463-0622
Type of Internship: 
State Legislature
The House of Representatives is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provisions of service. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you require reasonable accommodations during the application process, please call 463-0865.
Posted By: 
Luis Soberon
Expiration Date: 
Monday, January 7, 2019