Americans for Prosperity Foundation

State Policy Intern

ID
2017-2239
US-VA-Arlington
Category
Spring Internships (January - May)
Type
Intern (Full Time)

Overview

The Policy intern will be an integral part of the AFP's Policy team, providing key support for both the Director of Policy and the Deputy Director of Policy. The intern will assist in numerous research projects on all aspects of AFPF/AFP’s issues, including writing blogs for the website or 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 committed to advancing every individual’s right to opportunity and prosperity through free markets.

Responsibilities

  • Research and writing for the Policy Department
  • Tracking current legislation at both the state and national levels
  • Perform other tasks and special projects to assist policy staff as needed

Qualifications

    • Ability to work Monday-Friday for 4 months (January-May)
  • 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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