General Description: An intern would be expected to provide assistance to Representative Winnie Brinks and members of her staff ranging in the areas of legislation, communications, constituent affairs, general office management and miscellaneous tasks. Some responsibilities will include answering phones, monitoring legislation, research and written correspondence to groups and individuals within the 76th District. Students will gain valuable hands-on office experience in a fast-paced environment. Hours are negotiable.
Pay Range: School Credit (if applicable)
Minimum Qualifications: Previous office experience, letter writing skills and knowledge of the Legislature and the legislative process is a plus but not required. Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications is required. Excellent telephone, written communication skills and a positive attitude preferred.
General Caucus: Democratic
The position is a non-civil service appointment to state government. All employees of the House of Representatives are considered at-will. This position will remain open until filled.
Please send resume and cover letter to:
Michigan House of Representatives
State Representative Winnie Brinks
Attn: Cecelia Smith
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to: [email protected]
The Michigan House of Representatives accepts resumes only for current position vacancies. Information regarding current vacancies can be accessed online at www.house.mi.gov.
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, arrest record or handicap. If an accommodation is needed during the application process, please contact the House Human Resources Office at (517) 373-3069.
Beginning June 25, 1990, a person needing handicap accommodations for employment 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.
Students interested in earning university internship credits should also see Dr. Paul Cornish, the Acting Internship Coordinator in the Political Science Department.