Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Summer Government Affairs Internship with Emergent BioSolutions

I. Job Scope:

Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

I: Job Scope 

The intern would assist the Emergent Government Affairs team with day-to-day duties.

This internship will offer candidates the opportunity to gain valuable skills, network, and learn about Capitol Hill, government affairs, fundraising and Political Action Committees.

The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical, investigative, interpersonal and communicative skills, have the ability to multi-task and work as a team player.

II: Responsibilites 
  • Assist Government Affairs team in lobbying activities including attending hearings and monitoring legislation.
  • Assist the Emergent Employee PAC program through data entry, drafting newsletters, attending and planning events.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by the intern in this job and what they will receive in return. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned. 

III: Level of Education, Experience & Skills 
  • Working toward an undergraduate or graduate degree in Political Science, Public Policy, International Relations or other related field.
  • Understanding of the political process at either a local, state, federal or international level.
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communications skills, with professional writing/editing experience preferred.
  • Must be exceptionally detail-oriented.
  • Self-starter that can work independently, complete projects with little supervision, and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
Apply here.