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Senators act on behalf of citizens in legislative sessions and make sure their voices are heard. Duties like representing constituents, speaking about their district’s problems, fighting for legislation that is in the best interest of citizens, sharing information with the public, serving on committees, and identifying laws that need to be passed are often seen on Senator resume samples. Based on our collection of resumes for this role, main job requirements are an interest in serving the citizen, legislation knowledge, excellent communication and presentation skills, networking, and integrity. Senators come from multiple educational backgrounds and are also trained in politics.

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Senator Elizabeth

Researched the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission's criminal conviction referrals to the DOJ of individuals and firms suspected of criminal acts in the run up to the 2008 financial crisis

  • Wrote summary memos and drafted key portions of Senator Warren's letter to the DOJ regarding the failure to effectively prosecute the FCIC referrals
  • Reviewed and compiled public comment documents in support of the Federal expansion of overtime pay for a 60-page report that highlighted the impact of the expansion
  • Conducted telephone, email, and mail correspondence and communicated effectively with constituents
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Government
2

De Anza Associated Student Body Senator

Acted as a voting representative in the DASB Senate and worked with other senators and student leaders on various projects and goals. Served on the Student Rights & Services and Finance committees.

  • Renewed student discount agreements with local businesses
  • Assisted in the negotiation and development of the $1.3 million 2014-15 DASB budget
  • Successfully proposed the endorsement of a new environmental sustainability curriculum requirement by the DASB Senate
  • Participated in the planning of screenings, discussions, panels, and other community events
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
9
months
at this job
C
Leadership And Social Change
AA
Political Science
BA
Political Economy
3

Student Senator

  • Elected to represent 20,000 + students, Appoint responsibilities to a diverse team of 30+ student leaders/staff
  • Constructed and utilized a $400,000+ budget
  • Chaired meetings and served on 5 representative bodies to collaborate with students, faculty, administration
  • Organized recruitment, conducted interviews for over 40 candidates.
  • Serve as a member of the Senate and take action on legislation upon approval of the Senate.
  • Communicated with trustees, faculty, and administrators about student concerns, especially budgetary issues.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Graphic Design
4

U.s. Senator Bob Casey

Drafted memos on Congressional briefings, hearings, and markups several times weekly

  • Researched and analyzed pending Senate legislation on infrastructure, commerce, and housing
  • Synthesized research on Section 8 housing programs into policy recommendations
  • Worked with the office scheduler to process 30-40 invites weekly and follow up on past events
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
BA
Creative Writing And Professional Writing
5

Legislative Intern to Senator Alan Hays

  • Directed logistical aspects of the Senator's calendar during the 60-day legislative session; appointment setting, conference call arrangements, and acted as meeting time keeper with 10 - 15 minutes increments daily.
  • Orchestrated 5 face to face and phone press interviews, including pertinent topic development.
  • Functioned as Liaison between the Senator, fellow Legislators, lobbyist, news stations, and constituents.
  • Drafted and replied to 20 - 30 constituent letters, phone calls and emails daily.
  • Instrumental in the bill-to-law process of 2 Bills becoming law; drafted summaries, tracked House companion bills, conducted research, committee and Floor mtg. preparation, and correspondence with lobbyist for each bill.
  • Security clearance required.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
AA
Business Administration
BS
Public Administration
MA
Public Administration
6

NY State Senator James Sanders Jr

Public Advocate

  • Built the Senator's first e-newsletter for the website.
  • Created and executed a successful work fair event.
  • Organized public forums and constituent meetings.
  • Assisted in organizing job fairs and fliers to promote events in the community for the Senator
Candidate Info
7
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
AA
Criminal Justice
BA
Criminal Justice
7

State Senator Don Harmon

Executive Assistant & Receptionist

  • Served as a liaison between constituents and their corresponding senator
  • Aided the public in obtaining the necessary resources for their situations
  • Drafted, copied, scanned, and mailed documents on behalf of the Senator
  • Maintained office spreadsheets
  • Completed various out of office tasks and errands as needed
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Office Technology/physical Education
8

Senatorial Intern - Constituent Relations

Researched and presented on high impact policy areas to policy advisors and public officials

  • Managed constituent database and developed basic understanding technical project requirements and project management
  • Analyzed and responded to constituent inquiries under strict deadlines while adhering to internal public relation policies
  • Developed thorough understanding of the legislative processes at the state level
  • Gained experience in learning and maintaining new databases for governmental application
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
C
Computer Science
BS
Mathematics (cryptography Emphasis), Political Science
MS
Law With Honors
9

Senator Jerry Moran, Kansas, Congressional Intern

  • Received and recorded constituent concerns, via phone or email, to deliver to the Senator or legislative aides
  • Attended meetings, hearings and briefings to remain informed about current legislative issues
  • Completed research as needed, with an emphasis on Veterans' Affairs and Finance committee issues and reported findings to the appropriate aide or the Senator
  • Maintained the Senator's schedule and assisted in greeting and screening guests and constituents
  • Sorted, interpreted and delivered constituent casework to the respective legislative liaison
  • Guided guests and constituents through in-depth informational tours of the United States Capitol, and the House and Senate floors
Candidate Info
11
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
Journalism
10

Senator

  • Wrote and passed legislation that allocated funds, stated ASUI positions, and altered the structure and administration of student government
  • Attended weekly senate meetings to discuss and implement ideas and policies
  • Proposed senate structure modifications that were revised and passed by the ASUI senate
Candidate Info
7
months in
workforce
7
months
at this job
AS
Science With Emphasis On Electrical Engineering
BS
Electrical Engineering

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