government relations intern
Job Title: Government Relations Intern Status: Intern
Reports to: Director Government Relations
The Government Relations Intern will assist the Students United Government Relations team with tasks related to advancing the Students United legislative agenda. This will include higher education policy research and state and federal legislative advocacy efforts. The intern will assist with planning campus legislative events, Students United’s Advocacy Conference and Advocacy Day. The intern will organize meetings between legislators and students, assist with action alert emails and work with Students United coalition partners. The intern will attend legislative committee meetings and, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities meetings. The intern will use social media as appropriate and will provide monthly reports to their supervisor.
Research policy issues
Arrange meetings with legislators and staff
Assist with planning DC trip details and coordinate with Congressional offices
Prepare training materials for campus visits
Communicate with students about policy issues and legislative events
Submit monthly reports on all work performed to supervisor
Other duties as assigned
Compensation and Schedule:
$10.50 per hour
10-15 hours per week
Term: January 7th -May 20, 2019
To apply, email a cover letter and resume to our Director of Government Relations, Sarah Berns, email@example.com. Deadline for application is November 26, 2018.