Eligibility: All undergraduate and masters-level students as well as recent graduates are eligible to apply.
Instructions: Please send completed application materials to the Intern Coordinator via email at email@example.com. Please put the name of the internship you are applying for in the subject line of the email. General applications will not be accepted. If you are interested in applying for more than one internship, please send in separate emails for each position.
Cover letter and resume (make sure to indicate in your cover letter which internship you are applying for and the days and hours you are available)
Two or three references (please provide both the phone and email contact information and please include a Professor or other individual familiar with your work)
College or university transcript (unofficial is acceptable)
Optional: Writing sample (approximately 3 pages)
Reports to: Assistant Director of Government Affairs
Start Date: January 2015
Location: Washington, DC
J Street is seeking a highly motivated and externally oriented undergraduate student or recent graduate to intern in our Washington, DC office for the winter of the 2014 – 2015 school year. This internship is an excellent opportunity to get involved in J Street's work. This position will involve assisting the Government Affairs team on assorted administrative, clerical, research, and programmatic tasks and projects. Many of these duties will be in support of staff's lobbying activities on Capitol Hill. This position will also be assisting in the planning and execution of J Street's Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill.
Applicants should have: • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Excellent organizational skills • Proficiency in Microsoft suite; experience with database management and Excel a plus • Experience in event planning a plus
Compensation and Time Commitment: This is an unpaid internship Applicants must be able to work at least 15-20 hours per week, and occasional during events. This includes attending/working the J Street National Conference.