Provide support to Congressional Liaison Office staff on a wide variety of assignments, such as background memo preparation, hearing preparation, congressional correspondence, legislative tracking, and Senate and House floor proceedings; conduct research in support of various special projects; assist with compilation and distribution of reports, testimony, and other documents to Congress; and assist with general administrative tasks. May be called upon to assist on other special projects as time permits.
Competencies and Learning Objectives: Communication; critical thinking; equity and inclusion; professionalism; leadership; and teamwork.
Suggested Major/Minor: Political Science or Government, Public Policy, Economics, Finance, or a related field of study.
Required Skills and Knowledge: GPA 3.0 or above and must be enrolled in an accredited undergrad or graduate level program. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Commitment to a high quality of work, sound judgment, strong interpersonal skills, positive attitude, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and SharePoint, Windows, and Internet research. An interest in and general understanding of the Federal Reserve System, financial markets, global and domestic current events, and economics, as well as an interest in the fields of political science and government relations. This position requires a commitment of 40 hours, per week.
Preferred Skills: Demonstrated practice with summary-style writing; research and tracking of legislative initiatives.
Required Documents for application: Candidates must submit a resume and cover letter detailing interest in the position and qualifications, as well as an unofficial transcript.
This internship can be completed virtually.
US Citizenship is required for all Board internships.
Current undergraduate or graduate student, graduating from program in Fall 2022 or later
Keywords: #congressional liaison intern; #legislative affairs intern.
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