Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

State Representative Ryan Guillen, Deputy Legislative Director Internship, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 7306

Fri, September 20, 2013

SKILLS: Government, Journalism or English major preferred. Will learn to analyze legislation passed by the state legislature, write reviews and explanations, and assist the Deputy Communications Director in the creation of news releases, newsletters, and in using social media like Facebook, Twitter, etc.

PROJECT: During the Fall semester we will research, review and analyze new legislative projects and determine impact on governmental entities, businesses and individuals in our legislative district and across the state

GOALS: Deputy Director will be part of a team and work with the Legislative Director and the Chief of Staff to assist in the creation of reports and analysis of legislative accomplishments of the Representative. Deputy Director will also have the opportunity to begin the process of creating new legislation for the next legislative session.

BENEFITS: A great opportunity to learn the nuts and bolts of the operation of a legislative office and to gain an understanding of the processes that create the laws affecting almost all businesses and citizens of Texas.

All students who complete an internship receive:
• a Letter of Recommendation for future job applications
• permission to use the Representative as a reference,
• credit for coursework if offered by your school, and
• referrals to graduate school or law school at the completion of your internship.

To apply, see BTT Gateway Job ID 7306. Application deadline is 9/20/2013. Early applicants will receive a preference.

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