Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

State Representative Dawnna Dukes, Legislative Internship – Spring, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 7765

Thu, January 16, 2014

General Description: 
Part-time, unpaid internship position requiring regular contact with constituents, public officials, media, lobbyists and other Capitol staff. The duties of the position include: community outreach projects, constituent casework, attending community events on behalf of the Representative, speech writing, media tracking and clipping, assisting with event planning, and performing general office duties, including clerical tasks. Duties of the position may also include drafting correspondence, research of legislative issues and creating advertisements. 

The position is for the spring, beginning in January and ending in May. The internship may be extended. At least 180 hours must be completed for credit. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
Seeking applicants who are professional and responsible. The ideal candidates will be proficient with most routine computer programs, will have excellent organizational skills, and will have strong written and oral communication skills. Interns will be able to meet deadlines in high pressure situations, both independently and in cooperation with others. Applicants must be able to maintain confidentiality, inside and outside of the office. General knowledge of the legislative process as well as state, local and federal issues preferred.

See BTT Gateway Job ID 7765. Application Deadline 1/16

Bookmark and Share

  •   Map
  • Liberal Arts Career Services

    University of Texas at Austin
    FAC 18
    2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200
    Austin, Texas 78712-1508