Federal Advocacy Internship, National League of Cities – Washington, DC

Overview Are you interested in how policy decisions are made and influenced in Washington? Do you want to make a difference for people living in cities and towns around the United States? The National League of Cities’ federal advocacy internship will provide a student with the chance to learn more about the research, grassroots organizing, and lobbying activity that influences federal policy. Federal advocacy interns will support NLC’s federal advocacy efforts with substantive projects that include research and oral and written communications components, as well as opportunities to meet and…

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Paid Hill Internship, Office of Congressman Rob Woodall – Washington, DC

The office of Congressman Rob Woodall is looking for interns for the Spring Semester. “Our full-time paid internship program is located in our Washington, D.C. office and offers a $1,000 stipend (before taxes) per month to each intern. We aim to have our intern class begin around January 8th and last through about May 4th, however accommodations can be made for interns who may need to begin or end a week or so within those dates. We are looking for highly qualified candidates that are motivated, detail-oriented, personable, and have…

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U.S. House of Representatives Spring 2018 Internship, House Committee on Foreign Affairs – Washington, DC

MEM-360-17 The House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific is seeking candidates for an internship with the Republican majority. Undergraduates, graduate, and recent graduates with a demonstrated interest in U.S. policy towards the Asia-Pacific will be considered. The internship will be full-time. The Subcommittee intern is expected to be motivated and entrepreneurial, a strong writer and communicator, detail oriented, and able to produce high quality work products under time constraints. Daily duties will include, but are not  limited to, conducting background research, database maintenance, fact checking,…

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U.S. Legal Internship, The UN Refugee Agency – Washington, DC

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency’s Regional Representation in Washington, DC, seeks a volunteer Legal Intern to assist staff in its U.S. Protection Unit. For a description of the unit’s work, please see http://www.unhcr.org Note that this is an unpaid internship for law students (J.D. or LL.M). U.S. Protection Unit – Protection Internship Duties and Responsibilities may include: Provide information on the US asylum process and UNHCR’s role to asylum seekers and/or their attorneys Monitor and analyze proposed legislation and regulations affecting refugees, asylum-seekers and stateless individuals Draft internal memoranda on…

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Spring 2018 Internships, USAID’s Bureau for Legislative and Public Affairs – Washington, DC

USAID’s Bureau for Legislative and Public Affairs (LPA) serves as the liaison between the Agency and the American people, Congress, media, and other key constituencies. Interning at LPA provides a broad overview of the functions of all of USAID’s bureaus. LPA is responsible for the Agency’s external outreach portfolio and provides overall communications coordination for all aspects of legislative and public affairs matters. LPA directs the Agency’s communications strategy and policies; develops outreach and education programs; guides messaging and oversees management of the Agency’s external communications platforms including USAID.gov; provides…

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Internships, House Foreign Affairs Committee – Washington, DC

MEM-160-17 Republican side of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is seeking a Fall intern to handle administrative and some policy duties in the office. Duties will include answering phones, handling logistics for hearings, conducting research, and drafting statements. Qualified candidates will have a foreign policy background, possess excellent writing and communication skills, and be well-organized, responsible, and detail-oriented. All interested applicants should e-mail their cover letter, resume, and a 2 – 5 page writing sample to tnthfac@gmail.com by June 23, 2017. Cover letters should include the applicant’s anticipated availability for…

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Research Assistant – Information Technology and Innovation Foundation – Washington, DC

  Position description The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation—a Washington, D.C.-based think tank—is seeking to hire a research assistant to contribute to work on policy issues relating to information technology (IT) and Internet policy, including copyright, cybersecurity, data science, digital copyright, e-government, and privacy. Essential Responsibilities: Research public policy issues related to IT and the Internet Write policy reports, op-eds, blogs, and other materials Read, summarize and track relevant legislation and regulations Attend and summarize events and hearings relevant to policy issues Locate, extract, manipulate, find patterns, and draw conclusions…

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Temporary Event Manager – World Movement for Democracy – Washington, DC

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant-making organization, seeks a Temporary Event Manager for the World Movement for Democracy, a global network that brings together democrats, including activists, practitioners, scholars, donors, and others engaged in advancing democracy, for which NED serves as the Secretariat (see www.wmd.org). The position is based in Washington, DC. Summary: This will be a temporary full-time employment position (approximately May 2014 – June 2015). Reporting to the Senior Director, World Movement for Democracy, the Event Manager will have lead responsibility for…

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Program Associate, Europe & Eurasia (Staff) – American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative – Washington, DC

ABA ROLI Program Associate, E&E ABA ROLI is a non-profit program that implements legal reform programs in roughly 60 countries around the world. ABA ROLI has nearly 700 professional staff working abroad and in its Washington, D.C. office. ABA ROLI’s host country partners include judges, lawyers, bar associations, law schools, court administrators, legislatures, ministries of justice and a wide array of civil society organizations, including human rights groups. JOB SUMMARY The American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative seeks a Program Associate for its Europe and Eurasia Division. This will…

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The Fellows Program – New America Foundation – Washington, DC

The Fellows Program at the New America Foundation is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated individual for a full-time summer internship in Washington, D.C. This internship is paid and requires a commitment of 40 hours each week, beginning in June. New America’s Fellows Program invests in thinkers — typically academics, journalists, independent scholars, and public policy analysts — who offer a fresh and often unconventional perspective on the major challenges facing our society. Current Fellows work on a wide range of topics, including national security, global migration, and the future of divorce.…

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