Georgia Agribusiness Council Legislative Internship

What is the Georgia Agribusiness Council Legislative Internship?

The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the Georgia Agribusiness Council co-sponsor this 12 week Legislative Internship during the State Legislative session. The GAC represents the interests of Georgia’s No. 1 industry, agriculture, through their lobbying efforts in Atlanta. This is an excellent opportunity for students to become involved in the state legislative and policy activities of the Georgia Agribusiness Council.

What does the Georgia Agribusiness Council Legislative Intern do?

  • Will report directly to GAC President and GAC Public Affairs Manager
  • Track legislation impacting Georgia's agriculture and forestry sectors
  • Monitor committee meetings
  • Assist with weekly legislative newsletter for GAC members

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 meetings and other activities as assigned
  • Have a valid Georgia Drivers' License at all times

Georgia Legislative Internships

Application Closed
Application Deadline: November 1, 2020
The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences sponsors this 12-week legislative internship with the Georgia Agribusiness Council. One student will be selected and will receive a stipend of $1,500 per month, for three months. Students will attend committee meetings, write briefs, conduct research, and assist in legislative efforts as assigned. This is an excellent opportunity for students to become involved in state legislative and policy activities that have a direct impact on Georgia's farmers.
Georgia Capitol Building

Just the facts

Company/Organization:
Georgia Agribusiness Council

Location:
Atlanta, GA

Compensation:
The intern will receive a $4,500 stipend from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the Georgia Agribusiness Council.

When: 
Spring Semester - Second Monday in January through the end of legislative session (approximately first week in April)

Visit the Georgia Agribusiness Council website