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Legislative Aides

Develop your personal, career, and leadership skills during the spring semester in the Legislative Aide Leadership Fellows Program.

Highlights

  • Develop significant leadership skills within a unique, consequential environment
  • $4,000 in financial support 
  • Understand how legislation and policy apply to your future career
  • Mentorship from a former Legislative Aide
  • Stand out in your resume and interviews with a unique, powerful fellowship experience
  • Create valuable connections with influential leaders and lawmakers
  • Help plan a statewide event at the capitol
  • Showcase your learning at a college-wide symposium and on social media
  • End your semester early

Benefits by Major

Graduate students should email Dr. Cara Simmons, program director, to discuss the benefits at success@uga.edu.

Legislator Bios

Review local legislator bios here

Info Sessions

Wednesday, October 6th 6:00 – 6:30 PM 

Tuesday, October 12th 6:00 – 6:30 PM 

Thursday, October 21st 6:00 – 6:30 PM 

Thursday, October 28th 6:00 – 6:30 PM 

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We are currently accepting applications for several cycles. This is open to undergraduate and graduate FACS students. Conact your academic advisor or faculty chair to help you plan for this unique fellowship opportunity. We are first and second year undergraduate student friendly if you're interested in applying. 

Deadlines

Spring 2022 applicants: 11:59pm, October 31, 2021

Spring 2023 applicants: 4:00pm, April 1, 2022

Spring 2024 applicants: 4:00pm, March 31, 2023​

This unparalleled opportunity has allowed me to experience the legislative process firsthand

To say that I am extremely grateful to be a Senate Aide at the Georgia State Capitol would be an understatement. This unparalleled opportunity has allowed me to experience the legislative process firsthand and witness lawmaking in action.

Anna Claire Stietenroth - Consumer Journalism major and Fashion Merchandising minor, 2020 Legislative Aide
Anna Claire Stietenroth
Morgan Easley

I encourage all students to apply to the FACS Legislative Aide Program; it was indeed life-changing.

The most rewarding aspect of the program was the true application of previous coursework related to real-life situations. I encourage all students to apply to the FACS Legislative Aide Program; it was indeed life-changing.

Morgan Easley - HDFS, 2016 Legislative Aide, 2018 FACS Alumna

The new knowledge obtained, friendships made, and transferable job experience is something I’ll forever be grateful for!

Throughout my college career, there has been no better experience than being a Senate Aide at the State Capitol. The new knowledge obtained, friendships made, and transferable job experience is something I’ll forever be grateful for!

Ivana Barac - Consumer Economics, 2020 Legislative Aide, 2020 FACS Alumna
Ivana Barac
Zachary La Roche

Representing FACS in our State's legislative proccess was one of the most enriching, life-altering experiences I've ever had.

Each day I was able to work alongside intelligent people, gain new career experience, and make lifelong friends and connections. I have to thank this college for bringing me this wonderful opportunity.

Zachary La Roche - Consumer Economics, 2021 Legislative Aide, Current Student
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