NLIHC Seeks Interns for Winter/Spring 2020 Semester

NLIHC is accepting applications for internship positions for the winter/spring 2020 semester. 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:

  • Policy Intern. Assists the NLIHC policy team by tracking new legislation, attending and summarizing congressional hearings for NLIHC’s Memo to Members and Partners e-newsletter, participating in visits to congressional offices, and developing materials for use in lobbying the House and Senate to achieve NLIHC's mission, among other duties. Experience or classwork in policy, advocacy, or government affairs a plus.
  • Research Intern. Assists in ongoing quantitative and qualitative research projects, writes weekly articles on current research for NLIHC’s weekly Memo to Members newsletter, attends briefings, and responds to research inquiries. Quantitative skills and experience with SPSS a plus.
  • Communications/Media/Graphic Design Intern. Prepares and distributes press materials, assists with media research and outreach for publication releases, works on social media projects, maintains a media database, and tracks press hits.  Also assists with sending out e-communications; designing collateral print material such as brochures, flyers, and factsheets; and updating content on the NLIHC website.  Graphic design and Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, InDesign, and/or Photoshop) experience needed. Please provide 3 design samples and/or link to online portfolio in addition to a writing sample.

Interns are expected to work 25 hours a week beginning in January and finishing up in May. A modest stipend is provided. A cover letter, resume, and writing sample are required for consideration. In your cover letter, please specify the position(s) for which you applying and that you are interested in the winter/spring 2019 semester.

Interested students should send their materials to: Paul Kealey, Chief Operating Officer, National Low Income Housing Coalition, 1000 Vermont Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20005 via email to: [email protected]