Work with Assembly Republicans

We are always looking for conservative-minded individuals to assist lawmakers. Whether this is an internship, a part-time position, or full-time employment, the Assembly Republican team is seeking support staff for administration, communication, research, and constituent relations. An application form is included on this web page.

Position Descriptions

Legislative Assistant:

This is a full-time, primarily entry-level position with a starting pay scale based on education and experience. 

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Typical Duties: Managing constituent inquiries and casework, scheduling events, researching and tracking legislation, maintaining a constituent database, writing press releases and columns, coordinating in-district activities, preparing briefings for the legislator on upcoming bills.

Necessary Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Word processing and database management
  • Knowledge of legislative, administrative, and judicial systems
  • Ability to research and solve constituent questions and problems
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks with efficiency and accuracy within assigned deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively, exercising professional judgment and confidentiality at all times

Education and/or Work Experience: Bachelor's Degree is preferred, but relevant work experience, education, and knowledge as determined by the individual legislators will be considered.

Internship:

A legislative internship is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the workings of state government while gaining valuable work experience and connections in the capitol. Scheduling is flexible. All internship positions are unpaid.

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Typical Duties: Responsibilities vary, but include policy research, summarizing legislation, responding to constituent inquiries, and assisting in office operations. During the regular session, there are also opportunities to attend floor periods or committee meetings. 

Sergeant at Arms Staff (Page):

The Assembly Sergeant at Arms is a non-partisan office that aids the operation of the Assembly. The page position is a valuable learning experience in state government. Scheduling is somewhat flexible, but the Sergeant's office requests messengers work an average of 3-5 four hour shifts per week (12-20 hours). Occasional evening hours are requested when the Assembly is in session. The starting pay is currently $8.50 per hour. For more information about this position, please visit the Assembly Sergeant at Arms website

Application Submission

To apply for a position with Assembly Republicans, please fill out this online application. Please e-mail your cover letter and résumé to ASM-Republican-Careers@legis.wi.gov, or mail them to Representative August, PO Box 8952, Madison, WI 53708.

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