Georgia Legislative Internship

What is the Georgia Legislative Internship?

The Senate Agriculture & Consumer Affairs Committee and the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of Georgia announce the co-sponsorship of a 12 week Legislative Internship with the Senate Agriculture & Consumer Affairs Committee. This is an excellent opportunity for students to become involved in agriculture and consumer affairs legislation that impact the State of Georgia.

What does the Georgia Legislative intern do?

  • Work full-time and report to the Chair of the Senate Agriculture & Consumer Affairs Committee.
  • Research legislative bills of significance to agriculture and consumer affairs.
  • Respond to agriculture and consumer affairs constituents and interest groups.
  • Attend legislative hearings and briefings on agriculture and consumer affairs.
  • Serve as liaison to the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

Applicant Information

Eligibility

The Internship is open to juniors and seniors in good academic standing in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of Georgia.

Qualifications

Strongly recommended qualifications include:

  • Have a background or interest in agriculture and consumer affairs
  • Have excellent skills in written and spoken English.
  • Have the ability to produce quality and timely written reports.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to meet and engage people.
  • Be willing to travel and attend meeting and other activities as assigned.
  • Have a valid Georgia Drivers' License at all times.

Georgia Legislative Internship

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Application Deadline: October 19, 2018
Wilkinson and Hickey
Agricultural communication student Madison Hickey served as a legislative intern with the Senate Agriculture and Consumer Affairs Committee chaired by Sen. John Wilkinson.

Just the facts

Company/Organization:
Senate Agriculture & Consumer Affairs Committee

Location:
Atlanta, GA

Compensation:
The intern will receive $1500 monthly stipend from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

When: 
Spring Semester