Brilliant Interns Needed In DC! Apply Today!

By Billy J. Clanton| November 5, 2015

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Brilliant Interns Needed In DC for 2016! Apply Today!

American Physical Society
The American Physical Society seeks a Science Policy Intern to work in its Office of Public Affairs (OPA), located in downtown Washington DC in the National Press Building, during spring semester 2016 (January-May, 20 hrs. p/wk, $11.50 p/hr.). The intern will have an integral role at the OPA with the opportunity to work on a variety of projects central to advancing the Society’s advocacy goals.

Representative Eliot Engel (D-NY)      
The Office of Congressman Eliot Engel (NY-16) is seeking full- and part-time interns for his Washington D.C. office for the Spring 2016 semester. Interns will work in a fast-paced congressional office, and gain valuable exposure to the legislative process. Interns will assist with a variety of duties in Congressman Engel’s office, including answering phone, opening mail, providing tours of the U.S. Capitol, and attending hearings and briefings.  Most candidates are college students or recent graduates.  It is not necessary to be a resident of the Sixteenth Congressional District of New York, but familiarity with the district is weighed heavily during the application process. To achieve maximum benefit, most students devote at least twenty hours a week to the office. Some colleges and universities offer academic credit as part of Congressional internship programs. Please send resume, cover letter, and a short (1-2 page single-spaced) writing sample to hannah.aiken@mail.house.gov.

Representative Candice S. Miller (MI-10)
Congresswoman Candice S. Miller (R-MI) seeks legislative interns for the Spring 2016 semester. Interns will work in a fast-paced congressional office, gaining valuable exposure and knowledge of the legislative process and the United States Congress. Intern responsibilities include greeting constituents, managing constituent phone calls, and assisting staff with administrative tasks. Interns will also have the opportunity to conduct legislative research, assist with constituent correspondence, and attend legislative briefings, congressional hearings, receptions, and press events. Interns must have a good attitude, strong work ethic, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Successful interns will be able to find information with little assistance, be able to work both independently as well as part of a team environment, and possess a strong attention to detail. Applicants should have working knowledge of current events and policy topics, as well as a willingness to perform a variety of tasks and administrative functions. Michigan ties are preferred, but not required. To apply, please send cover letter and resume to mi10intern@gmail.com .

Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN)
The Office of Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) is seeking full- and part-time interns for his Washington D.C. office for the Spring 2016 semester. Interns will work in a fast-paced congressional office, and gain valuable exposure to the legislative process. Interns will assist with a variety of duties in Congressman Cohen’s office, including answering phone, opening mail, providing tours of the U.S. Capitol, and attending hearings and briefings.  Most candidates are college students or recent graduates.  It is not necessary to be a resident of the Ninth Congressional District of Tennessee, but familiarity with the Volunteer State is weighed heavily during the application process. To achieve maximum benefit, most students devote at least twenty hours a week to the office. Some colleges and universities offer academic credit as part of Congressional internship programs. Please send resume, cover letter, and a short (1-2 page single-spaced) writing sample to cohen.internships@mail.house.gov.

DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management
The Mission of the District of Columbia Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency (HSEMA) is to lead the planning and coordination of homeland security and emergency management efforts to ensure that the District of Columbia is prepared to prevent, protect against, respond to, mitigate, and recover from all threats and hazards. They are currently hiring 4 interns for the Spring semester:
External Affairs and Policy Directorate
Information Technology (IT) Directorate,
Operations Directorate
Plans and Preparedness Division

Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute
The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to raising awareness about the millions of children around the world in need of permanent, safe, and loving homes and to eliminating the barriers that hinder these children from realizing their basic right of a family.
CCAI is hiring 4 Spring interns:
Child Welfare Policy Internship
Programs Internship
Development Internship
Administrative Internship

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