Interns Only - Intergovernmental Relations Internship
THIS IS A NON-PAID STUDENT INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY.
The Intergovernmental relations Intern will work directly with the Department of Communication and Legislative affairs and will have a heavy emphasis on legislative efforts on behalf of the City Council during the Texas 87th Legislative Session.
This intern will work on a variety of projects related to intergovernmental affairs including but not limited to:
- Maintaining the Legislative Online Bill Tracker Tool
- Facilitating data collection from department subject matter experts
- Policy research and briefing
- Creating and developing correspondence to Texas Legislators, agencies, and the US Congress
- Arlington Innovation Zone ideation and coalition building
Attend strategy calls with Legislative Consultants and Other cities
Knowledge and Skills
Successful applicants will be bright, responsible, flexible, ambitious self-starters with an interest in public policy, politics, and intergovernmental relations.
Specifically, the intern should possess the following:
- Knowledge of the Texas government and familiarity with Texas politics
- Strong writing and editing skills
- Time management skills
- Experience in policy research
- Data entry abilities
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint
- Undergraduate (junior or senior) or graduate student level
- Career interest in public policy, government, legislative consulting, or related field
Individual must be able to schedule 10-20 hours a week. Hours are flexible between the 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM workday.
Alexa Aragonez, Senior Management Analyst
Communication and Legislative Affairs
101 W. Abram St.
Arlington, TX 76004