The Washington D.C. office of Representative Colin Allred (TX-32) seeks a full-time intern (paid position) and fellows (for college credit) to assist the office in a robust and hands-on position for spring 2020. Preference for a paid internship will be given to those who have a need for financial assistance. Applicants should have strong writing and research skills, and strong interpersonal and constituent service skills. Ideal candidates are college students, recent graduates, or graduate students who work well in a fast-paced and results-driven environment. The internship will run from January to May but is flexible on start and end dates. To apply, please submit an application online at https://allred.house.gov/services/internships . Additionally, for those needing financial assistance please describe your situation in a one-page essay that you can submit in the cover letter section of your application. North Texas ties are strongly preferred. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Please, no phone calls or walk-ins.
Primary duties include but are not limited to:
- Assisting staff with legislative and issue research
- Attending and taking notes on issue briefings and hearings
- Researching and writing constituent response letters
- Constituent service including front office duties, answering phones, and conducting Capitol tours
- Other duties as assigned
Additional fellowship opportunities are available in the District Office (Richardson, TX).