Paid Government Relations Intern

Tennesseans for Student Success

Franklin, TN


Position Description / Responsibilities

Tennesseans for Student Success (TSS) is a statewide network of teachers, parents, community leaders, and volunteers dedicated to supporting, championing, and fighting for Tennessee’s students and their futures. We are committed to building on Tennessee’s historic gains in education. Having been named the fastest improving state in the nation in education, breaking ACT records, graduating more students on time, and offering early opportunities for success is just the beginning. We work every day to make sure today’s students are more prepared and have even more opportunities for success than those who graduated before them. Our organization’s efforts, including legislative advocacy, grassroots organizing, and engagement across the state, and issue advance to support high-quality public education systems across Tennessee.

We are seeking a full-time paid government relations intern for the 2023 Tennessee General Assembly legislative session. Interns will support and work closely with the TSS government affairs and advocacy team, as well as its lobbyists daily. Applicants must reside in Nashville, Tennessee, or possess the ability to reliable commute to Downtown Nashville daily. The 2023 legislative session is scheduled to being at noon on January 10, 2023 and continue through mid-May.

Position Requirements

• Attend, monitor, and notate daily committee hearings and other pertinent meetings

• Attend and notate Tennessee House and/or Senate sessions

• Aid in state legislation tracking

• Assist with appointment scheduling

• Aid in constructing and distributing bill tracking reports to members of TSS team

• Assist with updating the TSS scorecard

• Perform other duties and tasks, as needed

Application Instructions


Please submit a PDF or Microsoft Word compatible resume to Brooke Gray at

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