Legislative Intern Resume Samples

A Legislative Intern takes responsibility for assisting the senator and the government representatives. The exact job description varies widely based on the legislator’s needs. However, a well-drafted Legislative Intern Resume mentions the following core duties and responsibilities – drafting various bills, completing other legislative and public relations tasks; preparing legal documents; writing correspondence, handling mail and managing phone calls. Other duties may include assisting in planning events; attending meetings and hearings; completing research work, assisting employees in day-to-day tasks; and guiding guests who are touring the building.

As a part of the learning process, the candidate must also be able to develop their skills in the following areas in order to succeed in this career – the ability to stay informed about the current legislative issues; report writing skills; strong understanding of legal terminologies; a passion to learn new concepts; and knowledge of drafting various types of bills. Most of the interns are students pursuing their law or political science or public administration degrees.

 

Legislative Intern Resume example

Legislative Intern Resume

Summary : Overall goal of future employment is to apply the skills advanced through undergraduate and graduate coursework and internships. To further these skills and experience to become an efficient public servant for an organization. Through expanding work experience, plan to find the career path that allows to efficiently complete challenging tasks, help others in the community, and fulfill the essential purposes of society through public service.

Skills : Quickbooks, Peoplesoft.

Description :

    1. Attended committee hearings on HB 935, Ways and Means, judiciary, and environmental matters.
    2. Attended Governor O'Malley and Lieutenant Governor G.
    3. Responsible for brown bills hearings, press releases, speech, support and reports.
    4. Attended internal leadership meetings; took notes and tracked action items.
    5. Contacted witnesses' legislative liaisons such as Ethics Committee, BGE, and PEPCO.
    6. Handled questions and problems that arose with students and parents.
    7. Lobbied other legislators for support for bills.
    8. Maintained a database to track student's records and scholarship information for calendar year.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters


Sr. Legislative Intern Resume

Summary : Dedicated transportation and logistics professional with experience in container shipping, rail, trucking, and customer account management.

Skills : Strategic Communication, Community Outreach, Legislative Relations.

Description :

    1. Handled Constituent calls according to the office's protocol.
    2. Worked with the office's Correspondence Management System also known as (CMS).
    3. Created two groups in this system both with over 90 individuals each.
    4. Assigned to do their research and assist the Chair on anything needed, this committee works with organizations.
    5. Responsible for administrative work and record-keeping documents.
    6. Dealt with sensitive information.
    7. Attended public events on behave of the Senator with Staff and at times dealt with the local media.
    8. Organized computer files and updated the information.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's


Jr. Legislative Intern Resume

Objective : Interested in voting and election systems. Fascinated with the election process since a young age and slowly realizing dream through education and work goals. During master's education, taught program evaluation methods by experts in the field. Furthermore, additional course work specifically focused on data analysis has helped me tremendously.

Skills : Customer Service, Department of Transportation Regulations.

Description :

    1. Conducted legislative research on potential topics to introduce as legislation.
    2. Interpreted and analyzed data.
    3. Attended committee hearings and legislative meetings.
    4. Advised constituent callers on governmental services and political issues.
    5. Maintained constituents' data base.
    6. India Lackey, Tracked legislation.
    7. Prepared letters, resolutions, talking points, press releases and newsletters.
    8. Assisted with daily office tasks (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
    9. Assisted with research and writing of constituent's correspondence.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Legislative Intern I Resume

Objective : Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; persuasive communicator; critical thinker, capable of in-depth analysis; Detail-oriented administrator, with exceptional organization and creative abilities.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Consituent Relations, Scheduling, Policy Analysis.

Description :

    1. Performed policy research and analysis in support of Representative's policy positions.
    2. Developed content and drafted constituent correspondence for Representative's signature.
    3. Managed numerous administrative aspects of House office.
    4. Developed citizen relations/community rapport for Representative by addressing issues critical to the constituent base.
    5. Responsible for responding to constituent telephone inquiries.
    6. Effectively managed schedules and appointments for key personnel.
    7. Responsible for an active team member with collaborative skills.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA

Legislative Intern II Resume

Headline : To begins a career in a Legislative Intern position that allows me to use an understanding of economic models, strong research and analytical skills, and previous experience in the public sector to thrive and grow in a team environment where results matter.

Skills : Public Speaking, Public Relations, Fundraising.

Description :

    1. Drafts research memos on legislative issues, including Ebola, Isis, immigration reform, education, and the Affordable Care Act.
    2. Researches legislative concerns expressed in constituent letters and draft responses to these letters.
    3. Logs constituent phone calls, letters, and e-mails into the Fireside21 database.
    4. Assembles daily press clippings on Congressman Bera from local newspapers and magazines and log into database.
    5. Greets and receives constituents and other visitors as they leave and enter the district office.
    6. Directs events at the pre-election rally and provided support to the headlining candidates.
    7. Assists in facilitating and documenting weekly meetings with field representatives in the district office.
    8. Conducts general administrative tasks such as answering and directing calls, emailing, faxing, document reproduction, and filing.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Legislative Intern III Resume

Summary : To secure employment in an organization best utilize talents and experience for the betterment of the community.

Skills : Management, MS Office.

Description :

    1. Assisted the legislators and their support staff at the Senate and House of Representatives during the regular session of the Florida State Legislature from January through May.
    2. Conducted research, writing summaries of bills, attending committee hearings, presenting bills in committees and caucus, preparing amendments and communicating with legislators, liaisons of state agencies, lobbyists, constituents and members of the general public.
    3. Supervised by the Legislative Internship Coordinator.
    4. Desired to learn the legislative process through hands-on experience.
    5. Completed and updated weekly news articles about the legislative session and Representative.
    6. Assisted the Representative by handling Administrative duties of ie: answering phones, scheduling daily appointments, emails, Letters, etc.
    7. Worked directly with Representative and obtained redistricting knowledge and process, bill passage process, Political fundraising process, and more.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelors

Asst. Legislative Intern Resume

Objective : To further a career in a fast-paced sales environment while creating both personal and business value.

Skills : MS Office, Management.

Description :

    1. Written a memorandum for Senator Murray that uploaded on the Senator's iPad on global affairs.
    2. Provided through written summaries on current international events, as well as abstracts of briefings on various topics.
    3. Monitored constituent questions, comments, and concerns and reported to the Senator.
    4. Collaborated with the legislative aide who handled taxes, immigration, and trade.
    5. Monitored and devised responses to constituent concerns.
    6. Collaborated grant writing that requested $20 million over a 5-year period for nonprofits in the state of WA.
    7. Corresponded with congressional liaisons within federal agencies on behalf of the Senator in order to assist constituents in resolving various cases.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Associate Legislative Intern Resume

Headline : Legislative Intern at a national facilities maintenance company, attempting to enter the legal field. Background in politics and education has prepared for the critical thinking necessary to tackle complex problems. Interested in labor/employment law but open to any relevant experience, considering law school at some point but would prefer to have worked at a law firm first.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Management.

Description :

    1. Answered and rolled calls for constituents of the Senator, as well as VIP callers.
    2. Provided tours of the capitol building, senate office buildings for the Senator's visitors.
    3. Received and organized mail.
    4. Attended meetings, legislative hearings, and sessions of Congress to assist the Senator's staffers.
    5. Took detailed notes and wrote memos.
    6. Efficiently ran errands for legislators and assistants.
    7. Researched legislation and became knowledgeable and well versed in complex issues.
    8. Organized data and archived important materials.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Lead Legislative Intern Resume

Summary : Highly motivated, solution-focused legal services professional with diverse experience in various industries seeking a legal career. Outstanding organizational and administrative skills and the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects without compromising quality.

Skills : Research, Writing, Editing, Analytics, Organization.

Description :

    1. Monitors legislation and provide analysis to the representative and staff.
    2. Represents the office in meetings with stakeholders and constituents.
    3. Conducts policy analysis.
    4. Assists in researching and responding to correspondence.
    5. Regularly seeks out public policy innovations.
    6. Assists in administrative duties.
    7. Assists with the supervision, training and delegation of tasks to high-school interns.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Legislative Intern Resume

Headline : Excellent legal and legislative research, analysis, and writing skills. Both litigation and transactional experience. Wendy first began her legal career working as a judicial intern for the Honorable C.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Mac, Direct Mail, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin.

Description :

    1. Conducted legal and legislative research on issues relating to the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.
    2. Tracked proposed legislation, and analyzed bills and statutes, including the Child Welfare Inclusion Bill.
    3. Prepared action alerts to constituents.
    4. Drafted policy comments to HHS regarding the Proposed Rules on Certain Preventive Services under the Affordable Care Act in light of Hobby Lobby & Wheaton College rulings by the Supreme Court.
    5. Prepared final correspondence, reports and other documents.
    6. Proposed solutions based on research and data analysis.
    7. Regularly performed research, gathered evidence, and presented findings in comprehensive papers used by management.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
J.D.