Intern - Government Relations

Posted: 06/23/2019

The Intern position reports directly to the Government Relations Manager. This position assists with legislative research, and projects for the Government Relations Team.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitor and report on legislative committee hearings as needed
  • Monitor state and local meetings on a regular basis
  • Assist Capital Metro staff with preparing for the upcoming legislative session
  • Assist in outreach efforts to local, state, and federal stakeholders
  • Complete monthly and as needed data reports. 
  • Perform general office duties as needed.
  • Assist on special projects as assigned with the opportunity to pursue policy areas

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Full-time, upper division student currently enrolled in Government, Public Administration, Policy Development, or a related degree program.
  • One (1) year experience in an office environment and policy making processes.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Detail oriented 
  • Proficient ability to utilize the Windows Operating System including Word, Excel, and Explorer. 
  • Must be able to work both cooperatively in a team environment and efficiently in an unsupervised environment. 
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in work produced. 
  • Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills 
  • Ability to accurately and concisely summarize complex information
  • Working knowledge of research methods and techniques
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality 
  • Ability to work with culturally diverse groups
  • Knowledge of Capital Metro services

 

CAPITAL METRO IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

PAY RATE: 11.00 - 18.00 - HOURLY

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