Science Policy Intern Paid Internship

internship - full time, unpaid

Research America
Arlington, VA
Closed
Posted 59 Days ago
Research America
Arlington, VA
internship - full time, unpaid
Posted 59 Days ago
Closed

Description

Jobs Search Internship Science Policy Intern (Paid Internship) Posted by Research!America | Arlington, VA Research!America ------------ New | Published 5 hours ago ------------ Application Deadline June 7, 2019 Wage Research!America offers a stipend and transportation benefits. Hours Per Week 40 ------------ See all listings from this organization About this organization Research!Americas Mission The Research!America alliance advocates for science, discovery, and innovation to achieve better health for all. We advocate for a federal policy climate that helps empower our nations biomedical and health research sectors as they work to accelerate medical progress. For more information about Research!America, visit www.researchamerica.org. Job Summary Research!America is offering a paid, temporary internship in our Arlington office to begin in July (start and end dates are flexible). Interns assist the organization in advancing its mission and objectives through education, advocacy and public policy activities. Internships are typically 3 month appointments. Job Description The science policy interns will: * Track relevant policy issues, including budget and appropriations legislation * Perform background research and write fact sheets, newsletter articles and text for Research!Americas website * Complete and present a self-directed project on a science policy topic relevant to the mission of Research!America * Attend briefings, meetings, and hearings on Capitol Hill, as well as events off Capitol Hill that are relevant to our organizations mission * Provide administrative and project management support as requested Eligibility College seniors, graduate students or recent graduates with a science, political science, public policy or related degree (or degree goal) who seek science policy experience in the areas of biomedical research, health services research and other health research disciplines, and related Research!America priorities. Ideal candidates have a strong academic background and excellent oral and written communication skills. Familiarity with the health and life sciences research sectors is preferred. Candidates must have experience with the Microsoft Office software. Research!Americas Mission The Research!America alliance advocates for science, discovery, and innovation to achieve better health for all. We advocate for a federal policy climate that helps empower our nations biomedical and health Read more about this internship Details at a glance * On-site Location * Paid How To Apply aplatt@researchamerica.org Please submit all materials by Friday, June 7. No calls, please. E-mail r�sum� and cover letter, including academic status and specific area(s) of interest and expertise, reason(s) for wanting to be a Research!America intern; availability; a writing sample that demonstrates your ability to write about science and/or policy for the public (two pages or less); and contact information for three references to Anna Platt, aplatt@researchamerica.org. Please submit all materials by Friday, June 7. No calls, please. E-mail r�sum� and cover letter, including academic status and specific area(s) of interest and expertise, reason(s) for Read more about how to apply Location 241 18th Street South, Arlington, VA 22202

Skills

public policy, legislation, writing, political science, microsoft office, project management, life sciences, event management, science policy, graduate students, health research, health services research, advocacy, internships, appropriations

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