Internship Opportunities: Communications & Events, Digital Marketing, Economics Policy, Government Relations

Posted: December 8, 2017

Internet Association provides paid internship opportunities to young professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds.

We are seeking enthusiastic interns to help support the Internet Association’s advocacy on key internet policy issues. Interns will provide administrative and research support to the IA’s current projects and day-to-day office functions. The position would be approximately 30 hours per week.

Internship opportunities are available for interns across a range of functions at IA, working with the policy and government relations team, the communications team, or with our economist.

This is a fantastic opportunity to get hands-on experience working at a trade association and to become involved in internet policy. Interns will also be able to participate in tech policy and career development seminars led by a range of experts in the field.

To apply for an internship with IA please send internship@internetassociation.org an email with your resume and short cover letter. In the email heading, please clarify if you are applying for a “communications & events internship,” “digital marketing internship,” “economics policy internship,” or a “government relations internship.”

IA Internship Requirements

  • Currently pursuing a degree or recently completed a Bachelor’s degree
  • Able to work 3-5 days per week (preferably during core office hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) for the equivalent of a semester: January-April, May-August, or Sept-December.

Summary of Core Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support and assist in other duties that are assigned.
  • Assist in research and writing policy briefs and blog posts.
  • Maintain and update member company policy contacts/lists.
  • Provide logistical support for Internet Association events.
  • Government Relations: Monitor legislation relevant to Internet Association member companies.
  • Communications & Events: Draft statements, press releases, and social media posts. Assist with the execution of high-impact events.
  • Digital Marketing: Help IA develop, expand, and maintain our marketing channels.

Qualifications:

  • Strong general verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong creative, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong policy and legal research skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, prioritize multiple tasks, and manage time efficiently.
  • Strong interest in internet policy.
  • Be a flexible and enthusiastic team player.

 

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