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Legislative Intern

  • Kansas Department for Children and Families
  • Topeka (Part-Time)

Posted: Dec 01, 2023


Position Summary & Responsibilities:

The Kansas Department for Children and Families is hiring innovators and leaders. If you believe people have the capacity to progress, succeed, grow, and do well in life, you can discover your purpose here! Find more than just a job with DCF. You can be part of the growth and opportunity for our team to help serve the individuals and families in your community.

Attend, monitor, and report on legislative committee meetings relevant to DCF policy areas throughout the Legislative Session. Track applicable legislation and amendments offered by policy makers and stakeholders. Work with Public and Governmental Affairs on preparation and submission of legislative committee testimony. Assist in preparation and distribution of information to legislators and stakeholders

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Minimum Qualifications:

H.S. diploma or equivalent and at least two years of college courses in political science, law or pre-law, public affairs or communications

Post-Offer, Pre-employment Requirements:

Security Clearance: A background check (KBI – criminal background, welfare fraud, driver’s license and Child/Adult Abuse and Neglect Central Registry) is required for all positions with the Department for Children and Families (DCF) as a condition of employment, which may include finger printing and FBI check. Security clearance must be obtained prior to employment with DCF. Must maintain security clearance throughout employment.

Tax Clearance: If offered a position of employment, a valid/current Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate must be submitted. Visit the KDOR Tax Clearance Request Information page for more information.

Recruiter Contact Information:

Email: [email protected]

Please reference this Job ID Number: 211054

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Required Documents* for this Application to be Complete

Upload these on the Careers – My Job Applications page

  • State of Kansas online application
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Transcripts** (if educational requirements are listed for this position) **If degree is a requirement listed, transcript must show proof of graduation or degree obtained.
  • DD214 (if you are claiming Veteran’s Preference)

*Required documents must be uploaded by close date. Incomplete applications may not be considered.

Salary Range

$ $15.00