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The Michigan House of Representatives employs both full-time and part-time employees. Employees of the House of Representatives are Legislative employees who are excluded from the classified system of civil service employment.

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Republican, Representative Mary Whiteford, Open until filled

Representative Mary Whiteford




This is a part-time position in the Lansing office of State Representative Mary Whiteford. The paid internship position allows for the intern to have the opportunity to assist the Member and their staff with general office operations including constituent relations, communications, and monitoring legislation. The selected candidate will gain valuable hands-on office and legislative experience in a fast-paced environment.

Pay Range

$9.87 - $15.00/hr (with up to 40 hours per pay period)

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must be a college student, veteran, or participant in a job entry program. Strong applicants will have a positive attitude, previous office experience, knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, telephone skills, and writing skills. Knowledge of the legislature is preferred, but not required.

Paid intern work schedules are flexible, but generally take place Tuesdays-Thursdays when the House is in session. Some travel to the district may be required.


Open until filled

Contact Information: Please send resume and cover letter to:

Michigan House of Representatives
Human Resources
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Or via email to:

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All Michigan House of Representatives employees have a non-tenured, "at will" employment status. It is the policy of the House of Representatives to employ, by the Constitution and applicable federal or state statutes, qualified individuals without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, height, weight or any other categories or groups protected by law.

The Michigan House of Representatives is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Michigan law prohibits discrimination based on religion, race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, arrest record, disability and other categories protected by law. If an accommodation is needed during the application process, please contact the House Human Resources Office at (517) 373-3069. An individual needing accommodations must notify the employer in writing, within 182 days after the need is known. Persons denied equal opportunity based on these conditions may file a complaint with the Michigan Civil Rights Commission.

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