Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Government Affairs Internship: Milken Institute

Position Description:


The Government Affairs Intern position for the Communications Department at the Milken Institute is responsible for supporting the overall mission of the Milken Institute by working with the Government Affairs team to support engagement with government officials and external stakeholders to advance policy solutions through programmatic initiatives, research, and events. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong interpersonal communication, organizational skills, and enthusiasm to support the engagement with government officials and external stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare communication materials and correspondence for engagement with government officials and external stakeholders to advance policy solutions through programmatic initiatives, research, and events;
  • Support the relationships with government officials and external stakeholders by building and maintaining the Institute’s internal contact databases for these entities;
  • Help create and execute high-profile policy-related events hosted by the Institute, including briefings, policy dinners, roundtables; and
  • Provide logistics support to government officials for Institute-hosted conferences and summits.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate student with a developed interest in government, public policy or a related field;
  • Previous internship experience in government and/or a public policy organization;
  • Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communications skills are requisite;
  • Strong attention to detail and high standards of excellence;
  • Ability to manage multiple demands, projects, and deadlines is critical; and
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) is required, and experience with Salesforce and Cvent is preferred.

Note: We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas at this time. Being authorized to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

Please submit a cover letter and resume - all applications materials should be attached as PDF files. Any application that does not include both a cover letter and a resume saved as PDFs will be rejected.
Apply on the Milken Institute website: https://milkeninstitute.org/node/13636