Michigan House of Representatives

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Anderson House Office Building
124 North Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933

Mailing Address:
House of Representatives
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
House Business Office
Capitol Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Clerk's Office
Ph: 517.373.0135
Clerk@house.mi.gov

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Legislative Internship

Office/Department: State Representative Winnie Brinks

Caucus: Democratic

General Description: IMMEDIATE OPENING - The office of Representative Winnie Brinks of the 76th District is looking to fill an internship position in her Lansing office for the fall semester (August/September through December.  An intern would be expected to provide assistance to the Representative 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. The selected candidate will gain valuable hands-on office experience in a fast-paced environment and valuable knowledge from observing committee meetings and the Michigan House of Representatives in Session first hand. 

Pay Range: This is an unpaid position, but college credit is possible. (See your school’s Internship Coordinator or Academic Advisor.)

Work Schedule: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays (preferred availability), some Monday and/or Friday hours may also be available.  Specific schedule is negotiable and will be determined on an individual basis.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must be a student, veteran, or participant in job entry program. Strong applicants will have a positive attitude, previous office experience including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, telephone skills, and writing skills.  Knowledge of the Legislature is desired but not required.  Applicants should have a writing sample and references available upon request.

Deadline: This position will remain 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: HumanResources@house.mi.gov

The Michigan House of Representatives accepts resumes for employment only for current position vacancies. Information regarding current position vacancies at the Michigan House of Representatives can also be accessed online at www.house.mi.gov. The position is a non-civil service appointment to state government. All employees of the Michigan House of Representatives are considered "at will".

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. 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.

E-mail: Human Resources