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Law Student - Public Interest in Washington, DC **

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Company name

Center for American Progress

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Location

Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Feb 15,2018

Posted on

Jan 05,2018

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Internship Program, Fall 2018 The candidate will work with the Economic Policy Internship. Interns serve as fully engaged members of the team and are vital to the work that they do. Will have the opportunity to delve into a variety of projects and gain valuable knowledge and understanding of key issues facing the nation. Interns learn many of the basic skills it takes to become a public policy professional in a progressive nonprofit from a front-row seat. They are involved in all core activities of the team and are assigned day-to-day activities to help integrate them into the work. May engage in research, writing, project support, and preparatory work for policy events. Interns on the team are also encouraged to take full advantage of the many events at organization, as well as events, briefings, and hearings that take place on the Hill and throughout Washington, D.C. Other duties may include conducting targeted research and reporting on policy meetings, seminars, hearings, and lectures. Whenever possible, interns are encouraged to write on the subject of their choice either as a contributor to a larger final piece or as an individual author of a column for the website. Note: Part-time students are accepted, but interns must be able to commit to a minimum of 20 hours per week. Duration: September to December Application Deadline: July 1, 2018.

Additional info

Submit internship application with cover letter and resume; writing sample (3 pages); college or university transcript; and recommendation letter(s) (optional). No phone calls.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Center for American Progress
1333 H Street, NW,
10th Floor
Washington, DC 20005