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Virtual Advocacy & Political Research Intern

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Center Road Solutions
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Washington, DC
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Published 6 days ago

Center Road Solutions is a woman-owned, boutique public policy firm committed to working across the aisle to develop, drive, and achieve lasting change for nonprofits and foundations.  

Our mission is to empower nonprofits serving women and families to achieve positive and inclusive social change through policy development, advocacy, legislative drafting, and public affairs strategies. Clients include the Shades of Blue Project; 2020 Mom; Eating Disorders Coalition for Research, Policy & Action; Sandy Hook Promise; Harvard University’s STRIPED; HealthyWomen; Maternal Mental Health Leadership Alliance; and the REDC Consortium.  

Job Responsibilities 

  • Researching and synthesizing federal policy, research, and legislation across portfolios 
  • Attending Congressional markups, briefings, and coalition meetings, and providing summaries of the discussions 
  • Drafting congressional communications, talking points, and other advocacy materials 

Qualifications 

We are seeking candidates who are able to work remotely 15-20 hours per week during the EST workweek. Applicants are passionate about improving mental health policy in the U.S., detail orientated, flexible in adapting to shifting priorities, and willing to learn and implement feedback. 

 Applicants have: 

  • 1-2 years’ experience in a customer service/facing related position (i.e. restaurant industry, retail, etc.) 
  • Strong oral and written communications skills, including error-free written products 
  • Track record of in-depth research in either academic forums, policy, or legislation 
  • Self-starter with previous office experience 
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Outlook 

 Preferred, not required 

  • Capitol Hill or policy experience, especially in health policy, health equity, mental health, youth/adolescent health, eating disorders, suicide prevention, maternal health, servicemember health, or student safety 

Center Road Solutions is a woman-owned, boutique public policy firm committed to working across the aisle to develop, drive, and achieve lasting change for nonprofits and foundations.  

Our mission is to empower nonprofits serving women and…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    January 11, 2022
  • End Date
    May 20, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    November 14, 2021
  • Payment
    Stipend
  • Hours Per Week
    15-20 hours per week

How to Apply

Send in one document with the following: a one-page resume, bulleted list of why you meet the qualifications above (no cover letter), and 3 references (at least one professional) to centerroadsolutions@gmail.com. Label the subject as “Spring 2021 Advocacy & Political Research Intern - [Last Name]” Applications will be accepted until November 14, 2021 with interviews for select candidates occurring the week of November 15, 2021. 

Send in one document with the following: a one-page resume, bulleted list of why you meet the qualifications above (no cover letter), and 3 references (at least one professional) to…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
1140 3rd Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20002, United States
2nd Floor- Spaces

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