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

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Legislative Internship

Office / Department: Speaker Lee Chatfield

Caucus: Republican

General Description: The office of Speaker Lee Chatfield of the 107th District is currently looking to fill internship positions.  In general, an intern will be expected to provide assistance to the Representative and members of the Legislative staff, ranging in the areas of legislation, communications, constituent affairs, general office management and miscellaneous tasks. Some responsibilities will include but are not limited to: answering phones, monitoring legislation, doing research, writing tributes, general office management, and written correspondence to groups and individuals within the District.  Individuals will gain valuable hands-on legislative experience in a fast-paced environment. 

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

Work Schedule: Applicants must commit to at least two days per week.  Hours are negotiable.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must be a student, veteran, or participant in job entry program. Students from all disciplines are encouraged to apply.  Strong applicants will have a positive attitude, highly effective verbal and written communication skills, and effective computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.  Previous office experience and knowledge of the Legislature are desired but not required.  Applicants should provide a resume, cover letter, and writing samples (preferably in article or editorial form).

Deadline: This position will remain open until filled.

Contact Information: Please send resume, cover letter, and writing samples 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