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Democrat, Representative Brenda Carter, Open until filled
Office

Representative Brenda Carter

Caucus

Democrat

Description

The office of State Representative Brenda Carter is currently looking to fill internship positions in their Lansing office.  Interns will have the opportunity to assist the Member and their staff in general office operations including constituent relations, communications, and monitoring legislation.  Selected candidates will gain valuable hands-on office and legislative experience in a fast-paced environment.  

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be a college student, veteran, or participant in job entry program. Strong applicants will possess a positive attitude, previous office experience, knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, telephone skills, and writing skills.  Knowledge of the Legislature is preferred but not required. 

Intern work schedules are flexible, with a preference for work Tuesdays-Thursdays when the House is in session. Some travel to the district may be required.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: Internships@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Democrat, Representative Will Snyder, Open until filled
Office

Representative Will Snyder

Caucus

Democrat

Description

The office of State Representative Will Snyder is currently looking to fill internship positions in their Lansing office for fall semester 2024.  Interns will have the opportunity to assist the Member and their staff in general office operations including constituent relations, communications, and monitoring legislation.  Selected candidates will gain valuable hands-on office and legislative experience in a fast-paced environment.  

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be a college student, veteran, or participant in job entry program. Strong applicants will possess a positive attitude, previous office experience, knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, telephone skills, and writing skills.  Knowledge of the Legislature is preferred but not required. 

Intern work schedules are flexible, with a preference for work Tuesdays-Thursdays when the House is in session. Some travel to the district may be required.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: Internships@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Democrat, Representative Jason Hoskins, Open until filled
Office

Representative Jason Hoskins

Caucus

Democrat

Description

The office of Representative Jason Hoskins is currently looking to fill a virtual internship position.  Interns will have the opportunity to assist the Member and their staff with general office operations, such as constituent relations, scheduling, communications, and monitoring legislation.  Selected candidates will gain valuable hands-on experience with the different functions of a state representative’s office.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be a college student, veteran, or participant in a job entry program. Applicants must also be able to work virtually. Traveling to the Lansing office or the district is not required. Strong applicants will have a positive attitude, telephone skills or customer service skills, writing skills, and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.  Knowledge of the Legislature is desired but not required.  Applicants should have a writing sample and references available upon request.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: Internships@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Democrat, Representative Jennifer Conlin, Open until filled
Office

Representative Jennifer Conlin

Caucus

Democrat

Description

The office of State Representative Jennifer Conlin is currently looking to fill an internship position in their Lansing office.  Interns will have the opportunity to assist the Member and their staff in general office operations including constituent relations, communications, and monitoring legislation.  Selected candidates will gain valuable hands-on office and legislative experience in a fast-paced environment. 

This internship is eligible for class credits.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be a college student, veteran, or participant in job entry program. Strong applicants will possess a positive attitude, previous office experience, knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, telephone skills, and writing skills.  Knowledge of the Legislature is preferred but not required. 

Intern work schedules are flexible, with a preference for work Tuesdays-Thursdays when the House is in session. Some travel to the district may be required.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: Internships@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Republican, Representative Gina Johnsen, Open until filled
Office

Representative Gina Johnsen

Caucus

Republican

Description

The office of State Representative Gina Johnsen is currently looking to fill an internship position in their Lansing office.  Interns will have the opportunity to assist the Member and their staff in general office operations including constituent relations, communications, and monitoring legislation.  Selected candidates will gain valuable hands-on office and legislative experience in a fast-paced environment.  

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be a college student, veteran, or participant in job entry program. Strong applicants will possess a positive attitude, previous office experience, knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, telephone skills, and writing skills.  Knowledge of the Legislature is preferred but not required. 

Intern work schedules are flexible, with a preference for work Tuesdays-Thursdays when the House is in session. Some travel to the district may be required.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: Internships@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Democrat, Representative Brenda Carter, Open until filled
Office

Representative Brenda Carter

Caucus

Democrat

Description

This is a part-time position in the Lansing offices of State Representative Brenda Carter. The paid internship position allows for the intern to have the opportunity to assist the Member and their staff with general office operations including constituent relations, communications, and monitoring legislation. The selected candidate will gain valuable hands-on office and legislative experience in a fast-paced environment.

Pay: $15/hour

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be a college student, veteran, or participant in a job entry program. Strong applicants will have a positive attitude, previous office experience, knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, telephone skills, and writing skills. Knowledge of the legislature is preferred, but not required.

Paid intern work schedules are flexible, but generally take place Tuesdays-Thursdays when the House is in session. Some travel to the district may be required.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: Internships@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Democratic or Republican, State Representative Offices, July 1, 2024
Office

State Representative Offices

Caucus

Democratic or Republican

Description

This is a part-time position in the Lansing offices of State Representatives of the Michigan Legislature. This paid internship position allows for the opportunity to assist the Member and their staff with general office operations including constituent relations, communications, and monitoring legislation. The selected candidate will gain valuable hands-on office and legislative experience in a fast-paced environment. This internship will take place in the Fall semester, 2024.

Pay Range: $15 per hour with up to 20 hours per week.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be students that are attending a college or university located in Michigan. Strong applicants will have a positive attitude, previous office experience, knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, telephone skills, and writing skills. Knowledge of the legislature is preferred, but not required.

Paid intern work schedules are flexible, with a preference for work Tuesdays-Thursdays when the House is in session. Some travel to the district may be required.

*Please include your party preference with your resume and cover letter.

Deadline

July 1, 2024

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: Internships@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Republican, Representative Luke Meerman, Open until filled
Office

Representative Luke Meerman

Caucus

Republican

Description

The office of Representative Luke Meerman is currently looking to fill a paid internship position in their Lansing office. Interns are an integral part of our office and will be trained and given important responsibilities with measurable goals.  Interns will have the opportunity to assist Representative Byrnes and her staff in general office operations including constituent relations, communications, legislative canvassing, and issue research.  The selected candidate will gain valuable hands-on office and legislative experience.
Pay: $15 per hour

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must attend a college or university in Michigan, veteran, or participant in a job entry program. Strong applicants will have a positive attitude, previous office experience, knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, telephone skills, and writing skills. Knowledge of the legislature is preferred, but not required.

Paid intern work schedules are flexible, but generally take place Tuesdays-Thursdays when the House is in session. Some travel to the district may be required.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: Internships@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Democrat, Representative Rachel Hood, Open until filled
Office

Representative Rachel Hood

Caucus

Democrat

Description

This is a part-time position in the Lansing offices of State Representative Rachel Hood. The paid internship position allows for the intern to have the opportunity to assist the Member and their staff with general office operations including constituent relations, communications, and monitoring legislation. The selected candidate will gain valuable hands-on office and legislative experience in a fast-paced environment.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be a college student, veteran, or participant in a job entry program. Strong applicants will have a positive attitude, previous office experience, knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, telephone skills, and writing skills. Knowledge of the legislature is preferred, but not required.

Paid intern work schedules are flexible, but generally take place Tuesdays-Thursdays when the House is in session. Some travel to the district may be required.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: Internships@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Republican, Representative Bryan Posthumus, Open until filled
Office

Representative Bryan Posthumus

Caucus

Republican

Description

This is a part-time position in the Lansing offices of Minority Floor Leader Bryan Posthumus. The paid internship position allows for the intern to have the opportunity to assist the Member and their staff with general office operations including constituent relations, communications, and monitoring legislation. The selected candidate will gain valuable hands-on office and legislative experience in a fast-paced environment.

Pay: commensurate with experience

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be a college student, veteran, or participant in a job entry program. Strong applicants will have a positive attitude, previous office experience, knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, telephone skills, and writing skills. Knowledge of the legislature is preferred, but not required.

Paid intern work schedules are flexible, but generally take place Tuesdays-Thursdays when the House is in session. Some travel to the district may be required.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: Internships@house.mi.gov

Apply Now
Democrat, Representative Jennifer Conlin, Open until filled
Office

Representative Jennifer Conlin

Caucus

Democrat

Description

The office of Representative Jennifer Conlin is currently looking to fill a paid internship position in their Lansing office. Interns are an integral part of our office and will be trained and given important responsibilities with measurable goals.  Interns will have the opportunity to assist Representative Byrnes and her staff in general office operations including constituent relations, communications, legislative canvassing, and issue research.  The selected candidate will gain valuable hands-on office and legislative experience.

Pay: $15 per hour

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be a college student, veteran, or participant in a job entry program. Strong applicants will have a positive attitude, previous office experience, knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, telephone skills, and writing skills. Knowledge of the legislature is preferred, but not required.

Paid intern work schedules are flexible, but generally take place Tuesdays-Thursdays when the House is in session. Some travel to the district may be required.

Deadline

Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: Internships@house.mi.gov

Apply Now

All Michigan House of Representatives employees have a non-tenured, "at will" employment status. It is the policy of the House of Representatives to employ, by the Constitution and applicable federal or state statutes, qualified individuals without regard to religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, height, weight, familial status, marital status, disability or any other categories or groups protected by law.

The Michigan House of Representatives is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Michigan law prohibits discrimination based on religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, disability and or any other categories or groups protected by law. If an accommodation is needed during the application process, please contact the House Human Resources Office at (517) 373-3069. An individual needing accommodations must notify the employer in writing, within 182 days after the need is known. Persons denied equal opportunity based on these conditions may file a complaint with the Michigan Civil Rights Commission.

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