Congresswoman Barbara Lee, a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, seeks a highly motivated Foreign Policy Intern for winter/spring 2014. Interns are responsible for both administrative and legislative duties. Legislative support includes performing research, drafting public statements, preparing materials for hearings, attending briefings, reaching out to agencies and other congressional offices, and a host of various special projects.
The prospective intern should have interest in and basic knowledge of UN agencies and functions, as well as foreign policy issues in Africa, the Western Hemisphere and the Middle East. Candidates should possess strong oral and written communication skills, and an ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment. Ties to California’s 13th Congressional District are a plus but not required.
Interested and qualified applicants should send their resume, cover letter, and writing sample firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. Please note this is an unpaid internship.