Political Affairs Intern

Offered By: 
Glasshouse Policy
Job Location: 
Austin
Job Description: 
This fall, Glasshouse Policy seeks an intern to assist with community engagement projects centered around state and local policy. The intern will be part of a Glasshouse Policy's policy collaborative between the public, academics, and stakeholders to find mutually agreeable policy solutions to some of Texas' most pressing policy issues. • Conduct investigative research. As a Glasshouse Policy intern, you will conduct research on Glasshouse Policy’s 2019 Legislative Session priorities by developing policy goals, analyzing legislative work and networking with key political players across Texas. • Establish intellectual presence. Glasshouse Policy interns will assist in creating informative, up-to-date online resources while researching and framing facts for the campaign. On a day to day, you will assist by creating infographics, writing blogs and newsletters, and creating social media content. • Assist with program execution. Glasshouse Policy interns help to broaden the constituency of our programs, and assist in building, organizing, and managing outreach strategies and media presence. What qualities and abilities does being a Glasshouse Policy intern require? • A strong commitment to public policy creation and public interest work. • A particular interest in how state government policies affect the lives of individuals and communities. • Very strong writing skills. • The ability to multitask. • The ability to think strategically. • Preferred basic data visualization/graphic design skills Glasshouse Policy interns are generally undergraduate or graduate students and are encouraged to obtain academic credit for hours worked. Intern supervisors provide ongoing training throughout the internship. Previous political or policy experience is a plus. Interns will work about 10 hours per week as agreed upon between the intern and supervisor.
Application Instructions: 
Interested students should submit a cover letter and resume to Kasey Corpus at kasey@glasshousepolicy.org
Degree Status: 
Current Student
Experience Required: 
Preferred
Contact Information: 
Program Coordinator, Kasey Corpus - kasey@glasshousepolicy.org
Type of Internship: 
Non-Profit
Posted By: 
Glasshouse Policy
Expiration Date: 
Friday, January 5, 2018