Wednesday, January 10, 2018

INTERNSHIP | Washington, DC

U.S. Capitol
The following is a good opportunity for a recent college graduate seeking to gain experience in office management and economic policy research in Washington, D.C. 

The year 2018 will be interesting.

The position supports the work of an economic policy research and advocacy firm participating in the national economic policy making process.

The intern will be interfacing with legislators, academics, public interest groups, and progressive organizations via engagement in economic policy legislative and political projects with a focus on fiscal and financial policy. 

Start Date:   Immediately or sooner
Location:   Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C.

Compensation:  Competitive, commensurate with experience and performance, roughly $15-20/hr, plus expenses 

Schedule: Flexible; 20-40 hrs/week

Responsibilities:
  • Organize and schedule appointments
  • Coordinate and facilitate conference calls
  • Plan meetings and take detailed notes
  • Assist in distribution of a regular newsletter 
  • Assist in tracking timelines for projects and tracking specific to-do lists
  • Book travel arrangements
  • Occasional event planning and tech support (iPhone, printer, wireless networks)
Requirements/Qualifications:
  • Proven experience as an administrative assistant, or office admin assistant
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures and office equipment
  • Proficiency in MS Office/Google Drive, and MailChimp programs
  • Excellent time management skills, the ability to prioritize work, pay attention to detail, and troubleshoot problems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills
  • General familiarity with fiscal, financial, and economic policy issues
  • Bachelor’s degree
To apply, send a copy of your resume and a cover letter to: