Concord Coalition Internship
The Concord Coalition will be accepting applications for the Fall session of its internship program starting in September. Internships begin in October and end in late December, but starting and ending dates can be flexible. 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.
- 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
- Helping prepare blog posts and press releases
- 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 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
The Concord Coalition can work with interns to secure academic credit for the internship. Small stipends are sometimes available on an as-needed basis.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis but preference is given to those received by September 18th.