Legislative Affairs Internship, General Atomics – Washington, DC

Job Summary

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
We have an exciting summer internship opportunity for an Internship in Strategic Development for students studying international Affairs, Public Relations, International Marketing, or related major at an accredited university with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. We are looking for Interns who are interested in developing an understanding of the Congressional Committee process, the Congressional Appropriations Process, and the roll of private sector advocacy in the development of national policy and annual appropriations. This summer internship is a continuous ten week program, with two start dates – June 4th, June 18th, ending respectively on August 10, 2018 and August 24, 2018.


  • Conduct Legislative research
  • Prepare briefing materials for Members of Congress and their staffs
  • Fill out Congressional Member office request forms
  • Respond to RFI’s (Requests for Information) from both personal staff and committee staff of appropriate Congressional Committies of Jurisdiction
  • Monitor Oversight Hearings
  • Assist in the preparation and logistics of proposed Congressional visits to GA-ASI facilities
  • Other duties assigned

Skills Required:

  • Word
  • Power Point
  • Excel

Skills Desired:

  • The ability to write well
  • An understanding of Defense Aviation

Job Qualifications

Typically requires enrollment as an undergraduate or graduate student at a recognized college or university. Must possess:

  • (1) the ability to understand new concepts and apply them accurately;
  • (2) the ability to follow general and detailed instructions as well as organizational policies and procedures;
  • (3) good communication and interpersonal skills to enable effective interface with internal professionals;
  • (4) the ability to work independently or in a team environment; and
  • (5) basic computer skills.

Apply Here: https://www.ga-careers.com/job/washington/internship-legislative-affairs-summer-2018/499/6879922

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