- Intern - Government Relations, DC, USA
Intern - Government Relations
The National Governors Association (NGA)
Job Code: B28124
Location: USA – Washington, DC
Department: Government Relations
The National Governors Association (NGA)seeks an experienced professional to join us as an Intern in the Office of Federal Relations.
NGA is the bipartisan organization of the nation’s governors. Through NGA, governors share best practices, speak with a collective voice on national policy and develop innovative solutions that improve state government and support the principles of federalism.
The mission of the NGA Office of Federal Relations is to ensure that governors’ views are represented in the shaping of federal policy. NGA policy positions, reflecting governors’ principles on priority issues, guide the association’s efforts to influence federal laws and regulations affecting states.
We are in search of a full-time paid fall intern beginning in September 2017. The intern will work on a wide variety of issues supporting our five standing committees: Economic Development and Commerce, Education and Workforce, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security and Public Safety, and Natural Resources. The intern will perform research; monitor legislation; draft memos, letters and reports; coordinate and participate in meetings; interact with governors' staff; and other duties as assigned.
Applicants will be graduate or undergraduate students in a public policy, political science or related program with an interest in state government, intergovernmental relations, public policy and/or public administration. Successful applicants will possess exceptional oral and written communications skills, the ability to work independently, a high degree of professionalism and integrity, and a strong desire to find bipartisan solutions for state issues.
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Posted on 26 September 2017
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