NLIHC is accepting resumes for Spring 2014 internship positions. Interns are highly valued and fully integrated into our staff work. We seek students passionate about social justice issues, with excellent writing and interpersonal skills.
The available positions are:
- Communications Intern. Assists in planning NLIHC’s annual media awards, prepares and distributes press materials, and works on website and social media networking projects. Maintains the media database and tracks press hits.
- 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 United for Homes Campaign and other legislative campaigns. Assists with membership recruitment/retention efforts and internal database upkeep.
- Research Intern. Assists in ongoing quantitative and qualitative research projects, writes weekly articles on current research for Memo, attends briefings, and helps staff respond to research inquiries.
A cover letter, resume and writing sample are required for consideration. They should be included as attachments if you choose to submit them electronically. In your cover letter, please specify the position(s) for which you applying and that you are interested in a Spring 2014 internship.
Interested students should send their materials to: Bill Shields, Vice President for Operations, National Low Income Housing Coalition, 727 15th Street NW, 6th Floor, Washington DC 20005. Or, send via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 202-393-1973.