The Cormac Group
1730 Rhode Island Ave., NW, Suite 317
Washington, D.C. 20036
Government Affairs Intern/Fellowship
This internship is paid by the hour, but does not include any benefits for a maximum period of six months.
Company, a small government affairs/lobbying firm handling busy clients, is looking for an intern interested in learning all aspects of government affairs/lobbying. The intern who fills this position should expect to learn the field from top to bottom, and will garner significant work experience from this program ready to enter any fast-paced lobbying firm or Congressional office with excellent skills. It’s essential that applicants to this position have excellent communication skills, demonstrate creativity, and understand the importance of attending to even the smallest details.
- Monitor all forms of media
- Schedule and coordinate meetings and other special events
- Write press releases and other materials
- Screen phone calls
- Assist with mailings
- Create preparation materials
- Compile contact lists
- Search for press clippings
- Create or update databases
- Greet guests and clients
Students applying for this internship/fellowship must have strong communication skills and should be majoring in Government or Political Science. Applicants should also have strong writing skills, as well as a solid understanding of the legislative process. Only interns proficient with Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications should apply. Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.