Thursday, February 10, 2011

Public Policy Internships

Rep. Marcy Kaptur Internship

The office of Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) is seeking a full or part-time intern for the winter/ spring semester. Current college students or recent graduates are preferred. Candidates must have strong writing skills, the ability to conduct extensive research, and a high level of professionalism. Duties include (but are not limited to) attending hearings and briefings, writing projects such as memos, reports, and correspondence, providing support for legislative staff, carrying out research projects, and administrative support. Ohio ties are a plus but are not necessary. Interested candidates should email resume, cover letter, and a brief writing sample to with the subject line: (Last Name) Spring Internship. Please include days and times available for internship.

Congressman Mike Quigley (D-IL) is seeking a Press Intern for the
Spring. Intern will be responsible for compiling and distributing
daily clips to the office, drafting press releases, updating Member’s
website and social media. Strong writing skills needed and familiarity
with social networking and new media is a plus. While the internship
will be press focused, responsibilities will also include some
administrative duties including answering telephones, assisting with
the correspondence program, and leading Capitol tours.

Priority will be given to those who can work full-time, but
consideration will be given to all applicants who can work morning and
early afternoon hours. Chicago ties are also a plus.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a 1
page writing sample to

The AIDS Institute - a national nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that promotes action for social change through public policy research, advocacy and education - is seeking an intern to assist in public policy efforts. The intern will assist in the organization's efforts to implement a broad range of domestic HIV/AIDS policy objectives before the Congress and the Administration. Policy areas include: prevention, research, care & treatment, appropriations, Medicare/Medicaid, and others.

The Public Policy Intern will attend and report on community and coalition meetings, hearings and briefings on Capitol Hill, and conduct public policy research. The intern may also be asked to produce research in reporting and/or publications of the agency. Other duties may be assigned by the Deputy Executive Director or the Executive Director. The Public Policy Intern will also be responsible for managing the Institute's congressional database.

Qualifications: This position requires excellent analytical, writing, interpersonal and organizational skills, and an interest in advancing domestic HIV/AIDS public policy. Interest and knowledge of Capitol Hill is desired and proficiency with Microsoft Office programs is essential.

Applicants should send an email with the subject “public policy intern” to with a cover letter and resume

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