December 20, 2014

Careers & Internships

Concord Coalition Internship

The Concord Coalition is currently accepting applications for the Spring session of its internship program. Concord's interns work directly with staff throughout the organization and have real impact on Concord's programs and activities. Internships are tailored to a candidate’s interest, but can include many of the responsibilities outlined below.

Responsibilities

  • Answering phones and responding to email inquiries
  • Responding to questions from concerned citizens about the federal budget
  • Writing articles for the weekly Washington Budget Report newsletter
  • Assisting with logistics for grassroots events around the country
  • Analyzing and summarizing key reports released by other organizations
  • Researching legislation and policy proposals
  • Generating charts and infographics to illustrate current and projected fiscal policies
  • Editing blog posts and press releases

Qualifications

  • Well organized, detail-oriented, and a fast learner
  • Ability to work either independently or as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An interest in economics or fiscal policy
  • Comfortable and capable operating in a non-partisan environment

Preferred Software Skills

  • Microsoft Office (especially Word and Power Point)
  • Google's suite of applications (gmail, docs, spreadsheets)
  • Graphic design tools such as Photoshop and Fireworks
  • Social media such as Facebook and Twitter
  • Experience with managing websites (HTML, CSS, Javascript, CMS's like Drupal a plus)

Compensation

The Concord Coalition can work with interns to secure academic credit for the internship. Small stipends are sometimes available on an as-needed basis. 

Applying

If interested in the position, please email your application (including resumé, cover letter, and optional writing sample) or any additional questions you may have to britz@concordcoalition.org.