Concord Coalition Internship
The Concord Coalition will be accepting applications for Spring and Summer 2016. Internships ideally begin in March for Spring/June for Summer, but starting and ending dates can be flexible. Internships usually last 2-3 months. 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 February 19th for the upcoming spring session.