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Updated 12/01/2017 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 Summer 2018 session is Friday, April 13th, 2018. We are no longer accepting applications for the Spring 2018 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
  • Must either be currently enrolled in college or graduate school, or have attained a bachelor's degree
  • 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
  • Attentive to detail and a commitment to accuracy
  • Basic knowledge of the Humane Society Legislative Fund
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
01/22/2018
Hours
40.00