Legislative Intern

Offered By: 
Dean Senator Judith Zaffirini
Job Location: 
Austin
Job Location (Other): 
Texas State Capitol, 1100 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701
Salary: 
Unpaid
Job Description: 
The Office of Dean Senator Judith Zaffirini is looking for interns seeking experience within the Texas Legislature. Interns will have the opportunity to assist staff with policy research, perform administrative tasks such as data entry, filing, sorting, answering phones, and serving as backups to legislative aides. Required Skills 1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills 2. Critical thinking skills 3. Computer skills, knowledge of computer software including Microsoft Word and Excel 4. Ability to respond professionally to legislators, staff, and the public 5. Strong desire to learn the legislative process through hands-on experience The work schedule can be flexible; however, candidates ideally must be able to work a minimum of 15 hours a week.
Application Instructions: 
Candidates should submit a cover letter, résumé, writing sample, references, area(s) of policy interest, and availability to Raquel.Ramirez@senate.texas.gov.
Degree Status: 
Current Student
Contact Information: 
Raquel.Ramirez@senate.texas.gov.
Type of Internship: 
State Legislature
Comments: 
Open to undergraduates and graduates.
Posted By: 
Raquel Ramirez, Administrative Aide
Expiration Date: 
Tuesday, July 30, 2024