Job Details

Public Policy Internship **

Company name

Family Equality Council

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Jul 28, 2020

Valid Through

Nov 10, 2020

Posted on

Jul 11, 2019


Washington, DC, United States

Employment Type



  Employer Sponsored Job (Free to apply to)


Public Policy Internship
Intern will help the policy team develop and implement the Every Child Deserves A Family Campaign, linking national and state efforts to protect and promote the rights of LGBTQ people to adopt and foster children. Will assist Family Equality’s Policy Team with legislative, regulatory, and policy goals as advocates for LGBTQ parents, youth and families. Will have the opportunity to learn about advocacy campaigns, law and policy affecting LGBTQ families, and the legislative process. Create public policy outreach materials, carry out communications with staff, carry out research on members and will have the opportunity to attend meetings with members of and/or their staff, as well as develop materials and carry out outreach to campaign members. Will engage in a range of day-to-day activities, including drafting advocacy materials, direct advocacy with agencies and congressional offices, contributing to social justice coalitions, and policy research and writing projects. Manage at least one project, and will receive training in policy advocacy, Congressional communications, policy campaign development, and more. The Public Policy Internship is open to law students, graduate students, college graduates, or upper level undergraduates.

Additional info

Send letter of interest, resume, and writing sample.

Company info

John Fernandes
Operations Associate
Family Equality Council
1050 17th St NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036

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