Olivia and Amanda at FACS Day at the Capitol

Legislative Aides

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

Highlights

  • Spend spring semester in Atlanta at the state capitol as an intern to a state legislator
  • Develop significant leadership skills within a unique, consequential environment
  • $6,000 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. Sheri Worthy, program director, to discuss the benefits at success@uga.edu.

Legislator Bios

Review local legislator bios here

Info Sessions

To learn more about the program, sign up here for one of our info sesisons.  

Ready to start? Apply now!

Apply

We are currently accepting applications for several cycles. This is open to undergraduate 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

For Spring 2025 applicants: 11:59pm, Friday, April 5, 2024

The Legislative Aide Leadership Fellows Program is one of the best things I have ever done for myself professionally and personally.

I made lifelong connections with legislators, lobbyists, state workers, and simply other UGA students. It truly was a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and I would recommend to any FACS student!

Olivia Sawyer - Social Entrepreneurship, 2022 Legislative Aide
Olivia Sawyer
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

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 and Fashion Merchandising Minor, 2020 Legislative Aide
Anna Claire Stietenroth
Morgan Easley

My time as a legislative aide was pivotal and life-changing. (I learned) the sky is not the limit – you are your own limit. I could not have made a better internship choice than deciding to apply for the Legislative Aide program.

Morgan Easley - Senior Analyst, U.S. Department of Justice. Assigned to Rep. Chuck Williams, 2015-16

The legislative aide program was invaluable for my professional development and provided me with so many unique opportunities that contributed positively to my life after graduation. I made so many enduring connections and friendships during my time at the Capitol I will forever be grateful for. Being able to witness the legislative process behind the scenes was a special experience I would recommend to any student in FACS.

Sarah Tauchert - Advocacy coordinator, Georgia Association of Realtors. Assigned to Sen. Frank Ginn, 2022-23
Sarah Tauchert
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