The Colorado House Majority Office is looking for a talented communications intern to assist our State Representatives and/or Majority Office Staff during the 2019 session. Working at the State Capitol is a unique opportunity to learn about communications, the legislative process and the intersection of law, politics, and public policy.
The experience and knowledge acquired can be a great asset and can lead to exciting career opportunities.
Job Qualifications / Requirements: Throughout the course of the internship, participants will be asked to handle a wide variety of duties essential to our fast-paced press office. Candidates should have excellent writing and communication skills, strong organizational abilities, and knowledge and experience with social media tools, and interest or experience in Colorado politics and public policy. Experience with video editing is also highly desirable.
Assisting with monitoring news (TV, print, digital, radio)
Assisting with the office’s day-to-day communications operations
Drafting written materials and social media content
Creating video content and graphics
Editing/producing video as needed
Conducting research on specific issues
Communications interns must be able to adapt quickly in a fast-paced environment and work well without constant supervision
Interns are expected to work at least 5-10 hours per week. Interns are unpaid volunteers. However, student internship credit can be arranged with your school. We are accepting applications for the 2019 legislative session (January – May).
Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.