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ProfileInternship Program, Summer 2018 The candidate will work with the Race Policy/Progress 2050 Internship. Interns learn many of the basic skills it takes to work as a policy professional at a progressive nonprofit from a front-row seat. Primary responsibilities may include doing research on issues affecting communities of color, census data evaluation, media tracking, and interacting with other experts internally and externally. In addition, interns may help plan events, conduct independent research and writing, and perform other day-to-day tasks as assigned. 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. Some qualitative research experience preferred. Should preferably have a general understanding of racial and ethnic communities, U.S. history, and public affairs. Law students are considered. Note: Interns must work full time and 8+ weeks, although 10 weeks is preferred. Duration: June to August
Submit internship application with cover letter and resume; writing sample (3 pages); college or university transcript; and recommendation letter(s) (optional). No phone calls.
Center for American Progress
1333 H Street, NW,
Washington, DC 20005