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Robert Vega, Director FAC 18 / 2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200 78712-1508 • 512-471-7900

Office of State Representative Dawnna Dukes, Legislative Internship – Spring, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 7677

Sat, December 14, 2013

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.

Application Deadline 12/14. See BTT Gateway Job ID 7677


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