State Rep. LaKeshia Myers Internship

Employer Representative LaKeshia Myers' Office
Location Madison, WI
Type Internship
Apply by May 14, 2021
Posted on April 8, 2021

Description

Position Description: Milwaukee State Representative LaKeshia Myers is seeking undergraduate student interns to be at the State Capitol for a minimum of 8 hours per week during the summer. These high energy internships are unpaid but will provide valuable skills in political communications and a helpful insight into state government. This is a fast-paced office with a great deal of opportunity to gain real experience in policy-making, handling judicial casework and building community relationships.

Our office will offer interns the ability to work on many different issues and take the lead on tasks that interest them most. If you care about economic development, education, and criminal justice reform, then this is the internship for you. An interest in a career in politics, or public policy welcomed but not required.

Representative LaKeshia Myers is one of three African American women serving in the Wisconsin State Assembly. During the 2019-2020 Legislative Session, Representative Myers authored two bills that Governor Evers wrote into law: Act 84 relating to: teacher preparatory programs and Act 43 relating to: a license to teach based on reciprocity. Representative Myers is a former educator that received her PhD in education in 2016. During 2019, she enrolled into law school in Michigan.

Qualifications: Applicants should be well-organized and detail-oriented, as well as exhibit critical reading and writing skills. Applicants must be capable of demonstrating strong communication skills and have a willingness to learn on the job. Ability to work well independently and with the team is a must.

Application Instructions: To apply for this position, please e-mail your current resume and a cover letter to Kenya Parker at kenya.parker@legis.wisconsin.gov, with “Summer Internship” in the subject line.

Application Deadline: Friday, May 14, 2021