Intern: Transportation/Legislative Affairs
A DC-based government affairs / lobbying firm focused on the rail transportation industry seeks a spring intern in its Washington, DC office. The intern would be primarily tasked to a railroad trade association client of the firm.
Responsibilities include assisting with the management of the day-to-day administration of the association, which consists of membership services, phone and email correspondence, and providing general support to the President and Director of Operations of the Association. In addition, this position involves legislative assistant work, coordination of the association’s events and aiding the firm’s other associates on various legislative and government affairs projects.
An interest in transportation issues and/or legislative affairs is preferred. Candidate should be proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word, and comfortable communicating via phone and email with business professionals.
15-20 hours per week expected. Compensation is $10/hr. Office located on Capitol Hill, walking distance from Union Station. Start date is flexible, ideally mid-January. Minimum length is six weeks, end date is negotiable.
Please email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.