Employment Opportunities


Graduate School Fellowship Opportunity

PLEASE FOLLOW THE SPECIFIC APPLICATION FILING INSTRUCTIONS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE!
Open To: The Public
Location: Hartford
Hours: 15-20 hours per week
Salary Range: Unpaid
Closing Date: October 20, 2017

The Connecticut General Assembly’s Office of Legislative Research (OLR) seeks qualified, current graduate school students to help its staff conduct nonpartisan policy and legal research from January 10, 2018 to June 6, 2018. Selected candidates will perform timely research for legislators proposing new laws and policies during the 2018 legislative session. Seasoned OLR analysts, who are either attorneys or hold other graduate degrees, will provide the fellows with training and review each draft research report. Finished reports will be delivered to legislators and published on the OLR website. There is no “busywork” in this opportunity.

Preferred Skills & Abilities

Candidates for the fellowship should possess excellent writing and analytical skills and must have completed at least one year towards a graduate degree in public administration, government, law, public policy, political science, criminal justice, or a related field.

Selected students will be required to work 15 to 20 hours per week. The fellowship is unpaid, however, participants may earn credit from their college or university.

Application Instructions:

Qualified students should submit a resume and cover letter via email by October 20, 2017 to Janet.Kaminskileduc@cga.ct.gov at OLR (please include “graduate fellowship” in the subject line).

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.