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Policy Intern
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)

Job Code:
B26904
Location: USA – Washington, DC

Description- Overview:

IAVA’s Policy Division is the face and voice of veterans on Capitol Hill. The Policy team has been instrumental in the most significant veterans’ advocacy victories, winning major battles in Congress (like the GI Bill), helping thousands of veterans nationwide, and making national headlines daily. The Policy Intern will have the opportunity to assist the policy team in building relationships with allied advocacy organizations. The Policy Intern will report to the Political Director

The Policy Intern Will:

  • Obtain an understanding of how policy is formed and practiced.
  • Learn how to track and analyze new legislation.
  • Have an opportunity to attend meetings on with allied organizations and partners. Receive overviews of IAVA’s internal systems in order to effectively learn how to maintain database and data input.
  • Help represent IAVA to the public and policy community.

The Policy Intern Should Possess:

  • Excellent organization and leadership skills
  • Clear, thoughtful, precise, and quick writing skills
  • A strong interest in public speaking and media
  • Knowledge of veterans’ affairs or related issues
  • A strong desire for experience in advocacy, on Capitol Hill, or with/within the federal government and within the veterans community.
  • Flexibility, dedication to mission, and a robust sense of humor – we are a rapidly growing organization, and one that is presented with many unique, interesting and exciting opportunities on a regular basis.

To apply: Click Here to complete our online application.

To Apply

Apply online
here https://iava.org/internships/#POI
Visit us here https://iava.org

Posted on 26 April 2017
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