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Government Affairs Intern — Washington, D.C.

Organization: Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership

Job Title: Government Affairs Intern

Location: Washington, D.C.

Hours and Compensation: minimum of 30 hours/week with a stipend (undisclosed)

Position Dates: rolling

Application Deadline: Sep. 14, 2012 or until filled

Posted On: Aug. 28, 2012

Organization Overview

Mission: In order to guarantee all Americans quality places to hunt and fish, we strengthen laws, policies and practices affecting fish and wildlife conservation by leading partnerships that influence decision makers.

Established in 2002, the TRCP is a coalition of hunting, angling and conservation groups; labor unions; and individual grassroots partners working together to guarantee Americans quality places to hunt and fish. TRCP and its partners are working together to preserve the traditions of hunting and fishing by:

Description

The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (TRCP) is seeking a motivated and talented college student, graduate student, or recent graduate for a government affairs internship in its Washington, D.C., office.

The intern will provide support for our government affairs team.  Opportunities also exist to gain experience in conservation policy and congressional lobbying through work on selected projects.

Qualifications

Intern must be punctual, self-motivated, and have excellent organizational skills. Strong computer skills are critical, including experience with the Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel.  The TRCP is a busy office and a successful candidate must be able to prioritize multiple tasks and projects at once.

Preferred candidate should have a strong writing skills and be studying for or have a degree in Public Policy, Political Science, or Environmental Studies.  Interns are required to work a minimum of 30 hours per week. A flexible work schedule to accommodate class attendance will be considered.  Internships are available on a rolling basis and a stipend is provided.

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to careers@trcp.org referencing “government affairs internship” in the subject line.

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