Children's Defense Fund-Texas
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The internship is based in Austin and provides general support for the CDF-TX Policy Department. The intern works 20 hours/week, and provides substantive research, compiles reports, monitors interim legislative committees and helps with the execution of advocacy-related activities, including story collection, public education, legislator visits, legislative briefings, special event planning, and social media work. Policy areas vary, but generally focus on healthcare and immigration. Primary Responsibilities: Research policy to create briefs and training material Conduct research on public policy, media trends and other subjects as needed Assist in the development and execution of special projects Perform other division, department, and organization-wide special projects as needed and assigned Assist in maintaining CDF social media platforms Job Requirements: Ability to work effectively and calmly in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment and ability to multi-task Strong organizational and execution skills Attention to detail Commitment to social advocacy and CDF’s mission to be a voice for all children Ability to organize facts and present issues in a clear, concise and logical manner, both orally and in writing Good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact diplomatically and professionally with CDF staff and external partners/contacts Strong computer, Internet and research skills
To apply, candidates should email a resume and a one-page cover letter to: Cheasty Anderson (email@example.com) and type POLICY INTERN in the subject line.
Contact: Dr. Cheasty Anderson, Senior Policy Associate Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Type of Internship:
Applications will be accepted and applicants interviewed on a rolling basis.
Cheasty Anderson - Senior Policy Associate
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Monday, April 15, 2019