Americans for Prosperity Foundation

Veteran's Affairs Intern

ID
2017-2112
US-VA-Arlington
Category
Fall Internships (September - December)
Type
Intern (Full Time)

Overview

The Concerned Veterans for American (CVA) intern will be an integral part of the AFP's CVA team, providing key support for both the Executive Director of CVA, Director of Policy Engagement, and the Special Projects Manager. The intern will assist in numerous research projects on all aspects of veterans’ issues, including tracking state legislation. A significant amount of writing is required, so demonstrated success in writing is required.  The ideal candidate should be passionate about economic freedom and veterans’ issues and be committed to advancing every individual’s right to opportunity and prosperity through free markets.

 

Responsibilities

  • Research and writing for CVA
  • Tracking current legislation at both the state and national levels
  • Perform other tasks and special projects to assist policy staff as needed
  •  Ability to work Monday-Friday (20-40 hours per week) for 4 months (September-December)
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively, occasionally under strict deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional written communication skills
  • Integrity, humility and an entrepreneurial attitude
  • Positive, goal-oriented outlook
  • Willingness to learn and provide assistance as necessary
  • Capitol Hill experience a plus, but not mandatory
  • Research experience required

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