Government Relations Interns

Spokane Teachers Credit UnionLiberty Lake, WA

a month ago


Job Title

Government Relations Internship

Job Location

Liberty Lake, WA (Remote, hybrid, or in-person)

Job Overview

STCU is offering a Government Relations Internship opportunity in their Community Relations department. As an intern, you will gain a broad view of STCU's Government and Public Affairs work. Your responsibilities will include managing and analyzing policy issues, compiling and summarizing material on public policy, coordinating legislative visits, and supporting community projects. This internship is available from September 2023 to May 2024, with the possibility of extension.


  • Salary range: $18.00 - $20.00 per hour
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible schedules with opportunity to work remotely
  • Training and career development


  • Assist the Community Relations team in managing and analyzing policy issues
  • Compile and summarize material on public policy related to credit unions
  • Coordinate legislative visits and hike the hill trips
  • Support the Community Relations team on community projects


  • Enrolled college student seeking credits through Spring 2024 (Masters students okay)
  • Versatile team player and self-starter
  • Organized and skilled at helping others get organized
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Currently pursuing a degree in Political Science, Government Relations, Public Administration, Economics, Law, Business Administration, or similar
  • Interest in a future career in law, government, or government relations
  • Knowledge and passion for government relations and advocacy
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Teams, and Forms)
  • Hardworking with a positive attitude

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Communication21%

  • Public Relations Image Management10%

  • Marketing9%

  • Advertising6%

  • Speech Communication And Rhetoric4%

  • 311 other majors47%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Edelman
  • Fleishman-Hillard
  • NBC Universal
  • Weber Shandwick
  • US Congress
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Liberty Lake, WA | $2,953/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,080

  • Miscellaneous$878

  • Food$415

  • Transportation$305

  • Utilities$275


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