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Heritage Foundation Heritage Foundation

Location Washington, DC
Start Date 9/14/2015
End Date 12/11/15
Application Deadline 6/15/15
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Paid
Pay Rate
Contact Information The Heritage Foundation ATTN: Program Coordinator 214 Massachusetts Avenue, NE Washington, DC 20002-4999 [email protected] (202) 546-4400

Description

The Heritage Foundation Internship Program attracts young conservative leaders of the highest caliber. We train, equip, and develop tomorrow’s young conservative leaders during their time at Heritage. Our paid interns are given substantive work, acquire policy expertise, and build marketable skills. Interns work with Heritage experts on foreign and domestic policy issues in such areas as energy and the environment, the rule of law, homeland security, and health care. For those interested in business, Heritage offers the opportunity to work in communications and marketing, development, coalition building and outreach, and government relations.

Requirements

To apply for an internship at The Heritage Foundation: Complete the online application, which includes a current resume and short writing samples. Mail an official transcript directly from your university and two letters of recommendation sent from your college professors or employers to the following address: The Heritage Foundation ATTN: Program Coordinator 214 Massachusetts Avenue, NE Washington, DC 20002-4999 Email recommendations must be sent directly from your recommender and can be sent to: [email protected]

Responsibilities

In addition to the practical experience interns acquire, intern programming offers educational and skill enhancing seminars. Interns regularly attend events where they can meet and talk with the nation's leading policy-makers, in addition to establishing friendships and contacts that will last a lifetime. Interns attend weekly briefings with Heritage policy experts on foreign and domestic policy issues. Lectures and seminars held at Heritage give interns the chance to hear from prominent conservative leaders, authors, and policymakers. Practical skills workshops teach researching, op-ed writing, blogging, etiquette, and resume writing. Interns engage with each other in reading groups and discussions. Tours include the White House, Library of Congress, Pentagon, Supreme Court, and Mount VerNon.