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- Government Relations Internship (Spring 2018), DC, USA

Government Relations Internship (Spring 2018)
Bipartisan Policy Center  

Job Code:
B28173
Location: USA – Washington, DC

Description –

During the fall and spring semesters, internships are part-time and unpaid and applicants must currently be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. The fall and spring internship programs at BPC are flexible, allowing students to gain valuable experience while maintaining their regular class schedules. Interns will provide functional support, conduct research, and work directly with project analysts and staff in various capacities.

Background

BPC Action is the legislative arm of the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC). It promotes the organization’s policy recommendations and provides each project with strategic guidance and outreach support to Congress and the White House. BPC develops policy recommendations that are the result of reasoned negotiation among leading experts, former lawmakers and stakeholders from all sides of an issue. The BPC Action team strongly advocates for the enactment of BPC’s bipartisan solutions.

Responsibilities

The intern will assist staff on multiple projects: Economic, Energy, Health, National Security, Transportation, and Housing. Responsibilities include research and writing, event planning, monitoring news and congressional activity, blogging, communications activities and administrative duties as needed. The intern will be exposed to key players in the policy-making field and participate in strategic political outreach.

Qualifications

  • Must be an enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate school
  • Strong research and writing skills
  • Efficient worker with ability to multi-task
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Strong interest and understanding of the legislative process and a keen understanding of current events

To Apply

Apply online 
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Posted on 30 September 2017
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