Oelslager Announces 2017 LSC Fellowship Program
A Guest Column by State Senator Scott Oelslager
 
 
COLUMBUS - 

State Senator Scott Oelslager (R-North Canton) today announced that the Ohio Legislative Service Commission is accepting applications through April 1, 2016 for the 2017 Legislative and Telecommunications Fellowship Program. The Commission will hire 24 fellows to serve in the Ohio General Assembly for the 2017 calendar year.

“I look forward to working with the LSC fellows every year.” Oelslager said. “The LSC Fellowship provides recent graduates with a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the state government and the legislative process.”

Legislative fellows assist members of the Ohio General Assembly with constituent correspondence, writing press releases, performing legislative research, attending meetings and performing various administrative tasks. 

Telecommunications fellows aide in televising Senate and House sessions and committee hearings, as well as preparing educational video productions about the General Assembly and the legislative process.

Fellows are paid $31,200 per year and will receive full state of Ohio employee benefits, with the chance to earn a $2,000 bonus determined by length of service to the program.

The Legislative Fellowship Program is open to applicants of all major fields of study who desire to learn more about state government; no political experience is required. Prospective telecommunications fellows must have majored or minored in a telecommunications-related field or have comparable experience. To be eligible for either program, applicants must have obtained a bachelor’s degree from a four-year college program by the December start date. Applicants with graduate or professional degrees may also apply.

Legislative fellowship application materials must be postmarked by April 1, 2016 to earn consideration for the program. The deadline for telecommunications applicants is April 30, 2016.

More information and application instructions may be found below:
 

Ohio Legislative Service Commission
Attn: Fellowship Program Coordinators
Vern Riffe Center
77 South High Street, Ninth Floor
Columbus, OH 43215-6136
(614) 466-3615
www.lsc.ohio.gov/fellowship

As always, please do not hesitate to contact my office if you have any questions or concerns about the matters we are discussing at the Statehouse. I can be reached by phone at (614) 466-0626, by e-mail at Oelslager@OhioSenate.gov or by writing State Senator Scott Oelslager, 1 Capitol Square, Columbus, OH 43215. 
 
 
 
  
Featured Posts

Addressing Our Shared Priorities

 

It is a great honor for me to represent our community in the Ohio Statehouse. As I look back on all that we've accomplished, I am struck by how far this state has come. 



 
 

Oelslager Applauds New Investments To Combat Heroin Epidemic

 

"Long-term recovery for those struggling with addiction is the ultimate goal," said Oelslager, Chairman of the Ohio Senate Finance Committee, which is charged with crafting the state's operating budget. "Response teams are another layer in the state's comprehensive efforts to combat this epidemic, which is devastating families and communities across Ohio."



 
 

Helping Families Save On Back-to-School Shopping: The Ohio Sales Tax Holiday Is August 4-6

 

Beginning Friday, August 4 and running through Sunday, August 6, families can take advantage of this unique tax-free weekend when purchasing select items.



 
 

Statewide Investment, Local Impact

 

I am proud of this fiscally responsible statewide budget, but I am equally as proud of the positive, direct impact it will have on Stark County.