Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Fall Interns -- University of Illinois Federal Relations Team

The University of Illinois’ federal relations team is pleased to announce that we are seeking interns for this upcoming fall in our Washington, DC office. In this role, interns will be responsible for providing administrative support, researching federal issues, uploading website content, and drafting correspondence. Additional tasks will include preparing morning news clips and attending Capitol Hill and higher education association briefings. Applicants should possess strong written communication skills, be a team player, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. Since interns will interact with university faculty and leaders, this position requires exceptional interpersonal skills. The internship is open to both undergraduates and job-seekers. Although unpaid, interns will gain valuable, hands-on workplace experience and participate in unique professional development opportunities. Our office is conveniently located near Union Station, and just a 5-10 minute walk from Congressional offices. To apply, please send your cover letter, resume, and references to Melissa Haas at mposen2@uillinois.edu.

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