Policy Analyst

Offered By: 
Texas Public Policy Foundation
Job Location: 
Austin
Salary: 
Paid
If "Paid", provide rate: 
$500-$1000
Job Description: 
Love liberty? Want to defend it? The Texas Public Policy Foundation is in search of intern candidates prepared to push the boundaries of non-profit policy and engagement. We are looking to you to support our focus in the production and dissemination of research, and to assist in our extensive engagement efforts. Before you apply, visit our award-winning website and then Google the Foundation. Read the best and the worst of our reviews, and if you: • Are interested in learning the principles of the economic greats like Hayek and Locke; • Believe in the individual right to do business free from big government; • Can exemplify personal responsibility and the entrepreneurial spirit; • Want to contribute to the incredible impact of our Foundation - then APPLY NOW. All of our interns leave our Foundation with a solid understanding of all the work we do: our outreach, policy positions, and our work to change Texas, and the nation, for the better. Policy Interns will be assigned to a policy-center director or policy analyst. They will: • Work directly under a policymakers in a mentorship capacity • Engage in regular policy discussions, • Conduct in-depth research, and • Receive extensive feedback on your written product • Have multiple opportunities to be published Payment for part-time interns (15-hour minimum) is $500 for the semester and $1000 for the semester for full-time interns (40-hour minimum). Successful Interns The most successful applicants are open-minded and hardworking, with good research, writing, and interpersonal skills, and are excited to see first-hand the unique constraints faced by a non-profit in our efforts to reshape public policy in Texas and around the world. Applications for our program should include a cover letter, telling us your story and the reasons you would like to work for the Foundation, as well as your résumé, and a writing sample. Please submit as a single PDF file with "Internship" in the subject line to Gina Van Dyke, Operations Coordinator at internships@texaspolicy.com
Application Instructions: 
TPPF interns include: Current students, BAs/BSs, graduate and post-graduate students. Applications for our program should include a cover letter, telling us your story and the reasons you would like to work for the Foundation, as well as your résumé, and a writing sample. The writing sample can be anything: an article, term paper, essay. Please submit as a single PDF file with "Internship" in the subject line to Gina Van Dyke, Operations Coordinator at internships@texaspolicy.com
Degree Status: 
Current Student
Contact Information: 
Gina Van Dyke Operations Coordinator Texas Public Policy Foundation internships@texaspolicy.com 512-272-2700
Type of Internship: 
Non-Profit
Posted By: 
Gina Van Dyke
Expiration Date: 
Sunday, September 10, 2017