NLIHC is accepting applications for Summer 2011 intern positions. Interns are highly valued and fully integrated into NLIHC’s staff work. We seek students who are passionate about social justice issues and have excellent writing and interpersonal skills. The following positions are available:
Communications Intern. Assists with the preparation and distribution of press materials and on website and social media projects. Responsible for daily maintenance of the media database and press hit tracking.
Policy Intern. Tracks new legislation, attends and summarizes Congressional hearings for Memo to Members, participates in visits to Congressional offices, and develops materials for use in lobbying the House and Senate to accomplish NLIHC’s mission. Updates the Congressional database.
Outreach Intern. Assists with grassroots organizing efforts for the National Housing Trust Fund Campaign and other legislative campaigns. Assists with membership prospecting, recruitment and retention efforts and internal database updates.
Research Intern. Assists with quantitative and qualitative research projects, writes weekly articles on current research for Memo to Members, attends briefings, and helps staff respond to research inquiries.
All interns will contribute articles to our newsletter and perform other duties as assigned. A small stipend is available.
In their cover letter, interested students should specify which position(s) they prefer. The cover letter and resume should be sent to:
Bill Shields, Vice President for Operations
National Low Income Housing Coalition
727 15th Street NW, 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
or via email to email@example.com or fax at 202-393-1973. Please call 202-662-1530 x 232 with any questions.