Government Relations Interns

CaeWashington, DC

3 months ago


Job Title

Government Relations Strategy Intern

Job Location

Washington, DC

Job Overview

  • CAE is seeking a highly motivated Government Relations Strategy Intern to join our dynamic and fast-paced team.
  • The intern will support strategy and business development, market analysis, and strategic engagements.
  • This is a part-time paid internship opportunity.


  • Paid position, commensurate with experience and school year
  • Hybrid in-person and telework opportunity
  • Part-time with flexibility (15-29 hours per week)


  • Support senior government relations representatives and gain knowledge of regulatory policy issues facing CAE, focusing on training, modeling, and simulation.
  • Produce Read Ahead Memos and bios for high-level U.S. government meetings and engagements.
  • Research Congressional actions, legislation, government budgets, and provide read outs to team members.
  • Track government relations engagement data in Salesforce analytics platform.
  • Staff and support internal and external WashOps hosted events as needed.
  • Provide general administrative support to the WashOps team.


  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program with an interest in defense, civil aviation, and/or healthcare strategy.
  • Interest/experience in defense, national security, international relations, or security studies.
  • Basic knowledge of Congress and Federal agencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and communicate efficiently.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while managing competing priorities and deadlines.
  • Excellent communication, writing, administrative skills, and attention to detail.
  • Based in the Washington, DC area.

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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 Washington, DC | $5,379/mo

  • Housing/Rent$3,303

  • Miscellaneous$983

  • Food$499

  • Utilities$302

  • Transportation$292


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