Legislative intern

Offered By: 
Representative John Wray
Job Location: 
Austin
Salary: 
Unpaid
Job Description: 
Position Description: Tasks are broken down into three categories: administrative support, legislative research, and constituent services. Administrative Support: • Opening and processing mail • Answering phones and greeting visitors • Filing and scanning Legislative Research: • Attending issue and legislative briefings and preparing summary memos • Performing research on issues or topics related to bills or committee hearings • Topical research on issues important to District 10 and the state Communications: • Drafting office communications, including social media • Preparing response letters to constituents • Serving as a liaison between the office and the various state agencies/stakeholders • Attend staff meetings, events, and any other events as directed by the Member or the Chief of Staff. Qualifications: • Research skills • Customer service • Punctuality / Professionalism • Professional Writing (Pro Letter formatting, press release, topical summaries and briefs) • Microsoft Office / Excel
Application Instructions: 
To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and short writing sample via email to the Chief of Staff, Benjamin Williams - Benjamin.williams@house.texas.gov with the subject line: 2019 Internship.
Degree Status: 
Current Student
Experience Required: 
No
Contact Information: 
Benjamin Williams: benjamin.williams@house.texas.gov or 512-463-0516
Type of Internship: 
State Legislature
Posted By: 
Benjamin Williams
Expiration Date: 
Monday, May 27, 2019