ABOUT THE FIRM
Cornerstone Government Affairs, Inc. (Cornerstone) is a full-service, bipartisan consulting firm specializing in federal and state government relations, public affairs and strategic communications, and advisory services. Utilizing a shared vision, philosophy, and complete team approach, Cornerstone with 14 offices and over 100 professionals stands as one of the industry’s most effective and respected consulting firms. We are proud of our professional standards and team culture that provide clients the full depth and breadth of our expertise, experience, and relationships, resulting in meaningful and highly valuable partnerships. At our core, we are a professional services consulting firm that focuses on solving problems and creating opportunities for our clients.
Cornerstone Government Affairs is looking for Intern Candidates to assist our State Government Affairs team at the Georgia Capitol during the 2023 Legislative Session. Interns will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in state lobbying efforts and gain knowledge of key stakeholders and issues of importance in the state of Georgia.
Dates: January 9th through first week of April 2023 (flexible on actual start and end dates)
Required Hours: 20-24 hours per week
Requirements: Third year level student or higher in a bachelor’s degree program; or graduate studies
The ideal candidate should posses excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as strong organizational skills and high attention to detail. Candidates should have the ability to discern, identify and provide the appropriate level of information to stakeholders and hold a deep interest in politics and the legislative process. Exceptional candidates will have a proven track record of strong relationship building skills and be positive and proactive while maintaining a high level of professionalism.
Duties & Responsibilities:
- Attend committee hearings and take detailed notes on legislation that are relevant to the team; Assist with creation and distribution of electronic and print information;
- Prepare and update legislative meeting calendars for firm’s lobbyists;
- Assist in ordering and catering meals to the State Capitol.
Cornerstone will reimburse for parking and expenses incurred directly related to performance of Cornerstone business matters. Academic credit can be arranged upon agreement and documentation by sponsoring institution. In addition, Interns are paid $16.10 per hour.