Friday, January 17, 2014

Intern -- Home Depot Government Relations

Government Relations Intern, The Home Depot* The Home Depot Government Relations office is looking to immediately hire a Government Relations Intern. Qualified candidates must have an interest and knowledge of not only the political process, but also political fundraising and grassroots. We are looking for candidates with an outgoing and friendly personality, excellent organizational skills, a proven attention to detail, strong writing and communications skills, outstanding time management skills, and a familiarity with Excel, especially mail merging. The Government Relations Intern duties will include, but are not limited to: --Assisting with The Home Depot’s Political Action Committee (PAC), including maintaining donor database and sending thank you letters --Participating in bi-weekly briefings at campaign committees and trade associations relevant to The Home Depot’s legislative priorities, as well as attending hearings on Capitol Hill. --Assisting with daily office tasks, including sending mailings and UPS packages, office supply stocking, meeting assistance and other administrative support. --Completing a four-month long research project on a pressing government relations/grassroots/programmatic topic and presenting it to the Government Relations team at internship’s end. This is a paid internship; $15/hour for full time to near full time hours, between 20-40 hours a week. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample to

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