government relations intern resume example with 1+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Motivated individual with a deep understanding of political processes and a strong desire to consistently complete all duties assigned to me to the best of my ability. Experience in utilizing excellent written communication skills to produce results that are attentive to the details, informative, well-written, and logically organized. Experience in utilizing government and media resources to compile information upon which informative reports can be assembled and utilized by the party. Always willing to receive direction and learn quickly from others in order to ensure that all organizational standards are not only met, but exceeded. Above all, I am extremely passionate about politics and deeply committed to working as hard as I can to contribute to the DNC's success in all areas of the political process.

  • Possess a solid foundation of knowledge regarding politics, political campaigns, and the U.S political system upon which I would love to expand through this career opportunity
  • Possess excellent written communication skills in which I am capable of collecting and condensing the most important information into unified, coherent, and accurate reports
  • An analytical worker who strives for organization and attention to every detail in order to produce the most informative work that I possibly can
  • Possess the ability to work hard, manage my time efficiently, organize several tasks, and meet the deadlines assigned to my work
  • Capable of receiving direction from others in order to ensure that I am completing my duties according to the preferred formats and high standards of the DNC
  • Possess a strong work ethic and will always strive to complete my duties to the best of my ability
  • A team-player who values collaboration in order to solve complex tasks, while also possessing the ability to work independently when necessary
  • Always willing and excited to learn new tasks and methods that will broaden my understanding of politics and make me a more experienced, productive, and dependable employee
  • Possess the ability to stay well-informed on current events and keep up with the multiple media outlets within the 24-hour news cycle
  • Always willing to do what is necessary to help Democratic candidates throughout the country get elected to public office so that we can govern for all Americans and continue to make our nation a more perfect union
Work History
08/2018 to 12/2018 Government Relations Intern Hitachi | Kansas City, MO,
  • Performed various administrative functions, including filing paperwork, delivering mail, sorting mail, office cleaning and bookkeeping.
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately.
  • Composed weekly reports that informed CEC members about local and state government actions that involved environmental policies.
  • Performed in-depth research regarding the policy actions of Houston City Council, the Harris County Commissioners Court, the Texas Legislature, and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
  • Conducted research regarding the environmental policy records of various local/state candidates running for office in the 2018 Midterm elections.
  • Gained valuable experience at navigating public records and utilizing government resources in order to compose accurate reports on government policy actions.
11/2018 to 11/2018 Campaign Volunteer Bj's Wholesale Club, Inc. | R2 B2b/Ecomm Dc Bordentown, NJ,
  • Participated in phone-banking operations
  • Participated in block-walking operations throughout southeast Houston
  • Actively worked with my field office manager in implementing successful, efficient, and effective get-out-the-vote efforts
  • Collaborated with fellow volunteers to contact voters and mobilize them to vote
  • Gained firsthand experience regarding how large campaigns operate and witnessed how important grass-roots mobilization is
01/2018 to 08/2018 Produce Clerk Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. | City, STATE,
  • Stayed current on available products, store promotions and customer service policies to better assist with any need.
  • Worked hard to provide exceptional customer service and assist others.
  • Improved my ability to work with others as a team in order to accomplish tasks.
  • Learned how to be a consistent, reliable employee who was always willing to lend a helping hand to those who needed it.
  • Was always willing to learn new ways of doing things in order to ensure that I was performing my duties to the best of my ability and as efficiently as possible.
  • Supported promotional plans by updating signage with price changes.
  • Monitored deliveries by checking merchandise against invoice paperwork and notifying supervisor of discrepancies.
  • Maintained current knowledge of shelf planograms and end cap plans to effectively merchandise products.
  • Pleasantly greeted customers and provided prompt and courteous service at all times.
  • Delivered exemplary assistance and service by carrying packages and bags and securing customer purchases in vehicles.
  • Rotated grocery products ensuring that expired or spoiled items were immediately removed and adhered to “first in, first out” rule.
  • Maintained safe, neat and clean working environment at all times.
  • Assisted customers with price checking and finding requested items in store.
  • Cleaned and sanitized all work surfaces and equipment in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Cleaned shelves and restocked with food and other merchandise when product was running low.
  • Performed light housekeeping and cleaning by discarding trash and cardboard and sweeping and mopping floors.
  • Checked for outdated and overripe items and removed them from inventory to eliminate illness and other risks.
06/2016 to 11/2016 Flow Team Member Target | City, STATE,
  • Unloaded freight upon arrival in warehouse, stocking all items in proper locations.
  • Cross-trained in different departments of store to learn new tasks and better understand workflows and business operations.
  • Learned valuable time management skills to meet the needs of both management and customers.
  • Developed a work ethic and attitude which prioritizes consistency, excellent time management, and meeting high expectations.
  • Learned how to accomplish tasks both by myself and by working as a team with my co-workers.
  • Gained firsthand experience at conflict resolution and always endeavored to be dependable and adaptable to new situations.
  • Delivered store policy information to patrons at checkout, reducing customer service complaints and calls.
  • Delivered exemplary assistance and service by carrying packages and bags and securing customer purchases in vehicles.
  • Blocked and faced products on displays and shelves in accordance with company policy.
  • Collaborated with sales team members to stay current on inventory levels, complete accurate orders and resolve item issues.
Expected in 2019 Bachelor of Science | Political Science University of Houston, Houston, TX GPA:
  • Minored in Applied Politics
  • Graduated with 3.882 GPA
  • Graduated magna cum laude
  • Was selected to participate in the Civic Houston Internship Program (CHIP) by the University of Houston's Hobby School of Public Affairs. I had the privilege to serve as a government relations intern for the Citizens' Environmental Coalition, a local environmental advocacy organization.
Expected in 2014 High School Diploma | J. Frank Dobie High School, Houston, TX GPA:
  • Graduated in Top 10% of Class
  • National Honors Society member
  • Received multiple fine arts awards in band, marching band, jazz band, and full orchestra
  • Received multiple college credits for successfully completing AP coursework
  • Received multiple awards in Latin Club competitions where I specialized in Roman History

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School Attended

  • University of Houston
  • J. Frank Dobie High School

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  • Government Relations Intern
  • Campaign Volunteer
  • Produce Clerk
  • Flow Team Member


  • Bachelor of Science
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