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Legislative Internships

Multiple Legistlative Internships Available

Interns could deal with everything from constituent responses, to researching policy initiatives, database maintenance, etc.  It should give them a good feel for what it’s like to work in the legislature, and it’s how a lot of staffers get their start in the building.  Anyone that is interested can send their resume to Asm-Republican-Careers@legis.wisconsin.gov

Senator Tiffany

Senator Tiffany is currently looking for students who are interested in interning in his State Capitol office. This internship is unpaid, but is a great opportunity for hard-working individuals to gain valuable political and policy experience. Students with interests in politics, communications, sporting and outdoor heritage, or finance are encouraged to apply. Office hours are Mon-Fri, 9:00 am-5:00 pm. Scheduling will be flexible, but interns are expected to be available at least 6-8 hours a week.

QUALIFICATIONS

* Be interested in, and have an understanding of, government and state politics.

* Consider yourself likeminded on various policy issues.

* Have strong communication/writing skills.

* Be reliable, professional and well organized.

* Have the ability to take initiative and work independently.

Interested applicants should submit their resumes to dominic.belmonte@legis.wisconsin.gov

Representative Travis Tranel

Rep. Tranel is accepting applications to fill a full-time Legislative Aide position in his office. The LA in the office will handle scheduling, constituent relations, answering the office telephone, and other general office duties. Applicants must have good written and verbal communication skills. Additionally, all applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Office and have knowledge of the Forward Database.

Applicants interested in the position should send a cover letter, current resume, and writing samples to Rep.Tranel@legis.wi.gov no later than Friday, December 30th. Please call 608-266-1170 with any questions.

 

Senator Rob Cowles: Senator Rob Cowles' office is seeking interns for the upcoming academic semester. Interns may be assigned various duties throughout the internship, including administrative duties and legislative research. This internship if flexible, but interns will be expected to commit 10 hours per week. Applicants should submit a resume to Evan.Miller@legis.wi.gov.

Senator Moulton

Senator Moulton's office is currenlty accepting applications for legislative interns for the spring semester. This internship is unpaid and requires approximately 10 hours per week. You will gain invaluable experience in the Wisconsin State Legislature. Interested applicants should send a current resume to sen.moultn@legis.wi.gov

Senator Mary Lazich

Senator Mary Lazich's office is looking for interns.  Any interested students should email sen.lazich@legis.wi.gov with a resume.

 

United States Senator – Ron Johnson

Ron Johnson’s Senate campaign – interested students should email bgiles@ronjohnsonforsenate.com and include a resume.

Representative Robin Vos

The Speaker’s Office (rep. Robin Vos) is looking for 1 or 2 communications interns for the fall semester.  We are looking for individuals with strong writing skills and an interest in learning about the legislative process.  Resumes can be sent to Kit.Beyer@legis.wi.gov.

 

Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch

Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch is looking for fall interns in the official office! To apply, students should send a resume to Tierney.gill@wisconsin.gov.

Senator Van Wanggaard

Senator Wanggaard is looking for an intern(s) for his Madison office. Interested students should email Michelle.Osdene@legis.wisconsin.gov.

Other

The Republican Party of Wisconsin

Interns are wantd at the Fitchburg field office. Possible advancement to a permanent field office position. Send resume and letter of intent to email below.spoole@wisgop.org

The Wisconsin State Legislature is seeking a social media coordinator to manage the internet presence of legislators and assist in the development and execution of a social media involving creative copy, graphics and videos. In addition, this position will develop and maintain website and intranet sites, create internal communications, manage external public relations campaigns within a team environment, and assist in communication training sessions. Please note that this position supports the Wisconsin Assembly Republicans.

Qualifications:

Qualified individuals will have exceptional oral and written communications skills, 1-2 years of social media experience with demonstrated expertise of social media platforms, 1-2 years of experience editing and developing websites and/or intranet sites, and a strong familiarity with website content management systems, Google Analytics and Adobe Creative Suite. 

Writing Opportunities

1) The College Conservative

If interested in this opportunity apply here: http://thecollegeconservative.com/writeforus/.  Contact Elizabeth Marcello, the Assistant Editor for development at emariah.marcello@gmail.com

2) The College Fix

If interested in this opportunity, email Alexandra Zimmern at agzimmern@gmail.com for more details.  This writing opportunity is paid.