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Updated 06/15/2017 by Debbie Schockett

Federal Affairs 
Location Name
DC Office
Opportunity Name
Legislative Intern-Federal Affairs
Contact Person
Jocelyn Ziemian
Contact Email
Minimum age to work independently
Position Description

Please note your preferred start and end dates in your cover letter. The deadline for applications for the Fall 2017 session is Friday, July 28th. We are no longer accepting applications for the Summer 2017 session. Thank you.

To foster a deeper understanding of numerous animal protection issues, the legislative process, and the work at the Humane Society Legislative Fund (HSLF) while receiving job training and an educational experience.

This is a great option for law students, political science students, or anyone with a passion for making a difference in the lives of animals.

Required Trainings
 "HSUS 301"
Special Skills Needed For This Opportunity

Strong intern applicants have a passion for making a difference in the lives of animals and meet the following requirements:

  • Interns must currently be enrolled in college or graduate school or have at minimum a bachelor's degree
  • Must have a strong work ethic and be eager to learn
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Strong research and critical thinking skills
Location Name
DC Office
Street Address
1255 23rd Street, NW, Suite 450
District of Columbia
ZIP/Postal Code
Location Classification
DC Offices
What type of schedule?
Start Date