Sen. Kowall announces internship opportunities

LANSING — State Sen. Mike Kowall, R-White Lake, announced Wednesday that several internship positions are available in his Lansing office effective immediately.

“Serving as an intern in a Senate office is a wonderful way to learn more about the legislative process and assist residents of the 15th Senate District,” Kowall said. “I encourage interested individuals to apply.”

Interns will provide assistance to Kowall, members of his staff and residents of the 15th Senate District. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: answering phones, monitoring legislation, drafting written correspondence to groups and individuals, attending meetings, and conducting research.

While the position is unpaid, hours are negotiable and school credit can be arranged.

Candidates for these positions should possess excellent communications skills, specifically writing and telephone skills. Previous office experience and knowledge of the Legislature and legislative process are a plus. Computer skills and knowledge of programs, such as Microsoft Word and Excel, are required.

To apply, send a resume and writing sample to:

Michigan Senate
State Sen. Mike Kowall
Attn: Mike Murray, Natalie Matthews
P.O. Box 30036
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Email: mmurray@senate.michigan.gov, nmatthews@senate.michigan.gov

The Michigan Senate is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Michigan law prohibits discrimination based on religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, arrest record or handicap. Individuals needing accommodation during the application process should contact the Senate Human Resources Office at (517) 373-2710.