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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


Washington, DC

Date Last Verified

Apr 25,2018

Posted on

Jan 05,2018

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2018 Internship Program Interns will learn many of the basic skills it takes to become a communications professional in a progressive nonprofit from a front-row seat. Will be assigned day-to-day activities to help integrate them into the work. Interns help monitor news stories, compile news clips, develop target press lists, staff CAP events, assist with preparing interview briefing materials, shadow expert interviews on TV and radio, and much more. Other duties may include conducting targeted research and attending policy team meetings, congressional hearings, panels, and events.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: All high school, undergraduate, Master’s level, Ph.D., and JD Degree students are eligible to apply. People are also eligible if they are a veteran or a recent college graduate within six months of graduation.
Schedule: 20 hrs/wk
Duration: 8-10 weeks/ September–December
Deadline: July 1, 2018

Additional info

Send Internship application (links below), Cover letter and resume, Writing sample of 3+ pages, College or university transcript, recommendation letter.

Company info

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