Legislative Internship

Offered By: 
Texas State Representative Dan Huberty
Job Location: 
Austin
Job Location (Other): 
Texas Capitol
Salary: 
Unpaid
Job Description: 
The Capitol Office of State Representative Dan Huberty is offering an unpaid internship for the Summer and Fall of 2022 to graduate and undergraduate students. The internship will be multifaceted with a particular emphasis on legislative casework. The legislative internship will teach students how to research legislation, develop policy positions, respond to constituent needs, and perform other tasks. All interns will assist office staff and will be an integral part of the public service provided by the Representative's office. This is an unpaid position that requires a large amount of reliability and responsibility. Job expectations are seeking individuals who can demonstrate the following skillset: • Interpersonal communication • Clear and concise written communication • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally via telephone and email • Compassion and kindness when working with constituents • Strong organizational skills • Serve as a liaison to represent the office at various meetings and events • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and social networking websites • Confidentiality Clerical Tasks Hours: Monday-Friday, typically 10-20 hours a week based on the student's class schedule. Typically a student chooses a fixed weekly schedule, but flexibility is possible with advance notification. There is added flexibility during finals.
Application Instructions: 
Email Legislative Assistant, Raymundo Rodriguez at Raymond.Rodriguez@House.Texas.Gov with a cover letter, resume, and your hours of availability during business hours. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. 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 provision of services. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you require reasonable accommodations during the application process, please call (512) 463-0865.
Contact Information: 
Raymond.Rodriguez@House.Texas.Gov
Type of Internship: 
State Legislature
Posted By: 
Raymundo Rodriguez
Expiration Date: 
Monday, August 8, 2022