Type: State/Local Government
Students will have the opportunity to work in the Office of the Speaker of the House or in one of several other House Committees. The Office of the Speaker of the House is supervised by the Speaker's Counsel. Speaker's Counsel advises the Speaker, the Majority Leader, and other Members on legal issues relating to legislation, and serves as a negotiator on behalf of the House Leadership with the Governor's office, the Lieutenant Governor's office, and the Georgia State Senate. Speaker's Counsel also works with individual Members and House committees in crafting, analyzing, and perfecting legislation.
Legislation Class strongly recommended
Students should have an interest in working with advocates and legislators on issues pending before the Georgia General Assembly and in gaining exposure to and experience in analyzing legislation.
Availble spring semester only.