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
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Ph: 517.373.0135
Clerk@house.mi.gov

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Legislative Fellowship

General Description: The Michigan House of Representatives is currently looking to fill several paid Fellowship positions for the 2018 spring academic semester.  Selected candidates will have the unique opportunity to assist their designated Host Offices and their staff in general office operations including constituent relations, communications, policy research and analysis, legal research, and tracking legislation.  Additional activities may include attending committee hearings and various community events as well as assisting with some event planning.  Selected candidates will also be expected to complete a curriculum of tasks and projects during the term with the assistance of supervising staff.  In addition to gaining valuable hands-on experience in a fast-paced environment, the Legislative Fellows will be assigned a professional Mentor and have the opportunity to attend exclusive events sponsored by the Fellowship Program.  (Additional information about the Legislative Fellowship Program is available here.)

Pay Range: $15.00 per hour.  (College credit may also be available. See your school’s Internship Coordinator or Academic Advisor.)

Work Schedule: Monday, January 8th, 2018 - Friday, April 27th, 2018.  Hours are negotiable, however a minimum of 15 hours or a maximum of 20 hours per week must be maintained.  Applicant availability should include at least two of the three Session days (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays).

 

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must be current students enrolled in law school, a master’s degree program, or have sufficient course credits to achieve a senior status within their undergraduate program.  December 2018 graduates of these degree programs are also eligible to apply.  A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred.  Applicants must also possess a positive and professional attitude, desire to learn, and a good work ethic.  Previous office experience, including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, telephone skills, writing skills, and knowledge of the Legislature are preferred but not required.  Current and former Legislative Interns are encouraged to apply.

Caucus: Republican, Democratic

The position is a non-civil service appointment to state government.  All employees of the House of Representatives are considered at-will.

Application Documents: Submissions must include: a completed application form (available here) cover letter, detailed resume, and current academic transcript (electronic copy preferred).  Please attach all documents to your application email.

Deadline: Complete applications must be received electronically or postmarked by 5:00PM on Monday, October 9th, 2017.

Contact Information: Please send all application materials 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