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Updated 04/13/2017 by Debbie Schockett

Department
Humane Society Legislative Fund (HSLF) 
Location Name
DC Offices
Opportunity Name
Political Intern/Humane Society Legislative Fund (HSLF)
Contact Person
Faith Williams
Contact Email
fwilliams@hslf.org
Minimum age to work independently
18
Position Description
Description

Please note your preferred start and end dates in your cover letter. The deadline for applications for the Fall 2017 session is Friday, June 30th. We are no longer accepting applications for the Summer 2017 session. Thank you.

Interns learn about the Humane Society Legislative Fund's work and gain valuable experience and knowledge through research and outreach relating to passing animal protection laws at the state and federal level, educating the public about animal protection issues, and supporting humane candidates for office.

Required Trainings
 "HSUS 301"
Special Skills Needed For This Opportunity
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Possess superior research skills and be able to read and understand academic material
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, strong familiarity with the Internet and online research tools, and basic knowledge of social media
  • Basic knowledge of the Humane Society Legislative Fund; suggested reading for necessary background information: http://www.hslf.org/•    Strong interest in animal protection issues and political research as well as knowledge of government and politics
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the able to maintain professionalism in attitude and appearance on the telephone and in person with staff, legislative offices we work with, and members of the public

 

Location
Location Name
DC Offices
Street Address
1255 23rd Street, NW, Suite 455
City
Washington
State
District of Columbia
ZIP/Postal Code
20037
Location Classification
DC Offices
What type of schedule?
Flexible
Start Date
05/15/2017
Hours
40.00