Alaska Wilderness League is looking for government affairs interns for the summer semester to assist the Capitol Hill work of our government relations team in Washington. The interns can expect to gain a comprehensive introduction into political advocacy at the federal level, specific tasks and responsibilities include:
- Conduct research on and analyze federal legislation, state and federal public law and convation strategies
- Prepare written memos and other documents
- Attend weekly strategy meetings
- Attend meetings and hearings on Capitol Hill
- Congressional outreach through information drops, phone calls, and e-mails
- Prepare weekly newsletters on upcoming Hill activities
- Some administrative tasks including database updating and printing outreach materials
Additionally, interns are encouraged to attend Senate and House committee hearings of interest.
Qualifications: Recent college graduates with degrees in Political Science, Communications, Environmental Science, Environmental Policy, or other relevant fields are encouraged to apply. Graduate students and law students are also strongly encouraged to apply. Flexible scheduling is available.
Application Instructions: Serious candidates should e-mail resume to Steven Kline at steve(at)alaskawild.org