Phone Number: 904-491-3664
The hours will vary based on intern availability. Internship
begins on the first day of Legislative Session, and ends on the last day of
Legislative Session, for 2014, the dates are March 4, 2014 through May 2, 2014.
Resident of District 11, which encompasses Nassau County and
parts of Duval County
Background or field of study: Business, Law, Education or Health
In order to qualify to work as legislative intern, it is
fundamental that applicant have strong skills in the following areas:
oral and written communication skills: ability to clarify one’s own thoughts in
interacting and conversing with others and in expressing thoughts and conveying
and Communication Technology: ability to use IT to process information in ways
which will be useful in work and in the home accessing information and
with others: reviewing co-operative work products and working co-operatively with
Problem Solving: skills needed for tackling
issues and problems in personal, social contexts, requires critical thinking,
planning and reviewing.
This position is classified as a non-paid status. Work hours to be
of Work Performed
receive and screen all incoming calls, check voicemail and take detailed phone
screen and distribute mail to the appropriate folder: help maintain
Representative Adkins’ email.
all materials received by groups/associations and talk to groups if the
Legislative Aide is unavailable and does not have an appointment.
maintain several Excel and Word documents on a daily basis.
maintain Representative Adkins’ calendar and arrange various appointments.
deliveries and run errands as needed.
prepare committee packets.
track legislation and update binder daily.
pack office at the end of Session.
other related duties as needed.
Skills and Abilities
of office procedures and practices
of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
to conduct thorough research on various topics
to communicate information verbally and in writing; have strong interpersonal
to organize files, records and/or other materials
to operate general office equipment
to deal tactfully and courteously with the demands of the public, press and
to handle telephone calls in a courteous and effective manner
to dress in business office attire
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