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National Association of Conservation Districts Intern – Washington, DC

Organization: National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD)

Job Title: Intern

Location: Washington, DC

Hours and Compensation: 40 hours of work/week, performance-based stipend awarded at end of internship

Position Dates: September-December (15 weeks)

Application Deadline: July 31st, 2012

Posted On: July 25th, 2012

Description

NACD is seeking an intern to work a 15-week fall internship from September-December at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. The intern will work with the Legislative Affairs and Communications staff to advance the association’s legislative agenda. He/she will learn the legislative process and gain valuable hands-on experience. The intern will gain a working knowledge of Congress, federal natural resource and environmental agencies, and the role of conservation districts and state conservation agencies in the development of natural resource, agricultural and environmental policies.

Qualifications

NACD interns are typically college juniors or seniors who are interested in agriculture and conservation. Interns are expected to work full time, but special arrangements can be made if classes need to be taken locally to obtain college credit. A performance-based stipend is awarded at the conclusion of the internship. The intern is responsible for finding his or her own housing, but NACD staff can provide assistance and advice on the process.

How to Apply

Applications are available here: http://www.nacdnet.org/about/intern_program/index.phtml. Completed applications should please be sent to Danielle Dills at Danielle-dills@nacdnet.org by Tuesday, July 31.

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