- Federal Policy Graduate Intern , USA

Federal Policy Graduate Intern
Prosperity Now (formerly CFED)

Washington, DC
We seek an Federal Policy Graduate Intern to support a number of large-scale projects with national scope to help expand financial inclusion for low-income households and promote innovations in the asset-building field. The internship paid will run from June to August 2018 with interns working a full-time (up to 40 hours) schedule weekly.

Essential Functions/Duties
Provide policy research and analysis for a variety of financial security and economic opportunity issues, including community development, homeownership, tax policy, entrepreneurship, emergency and higher education savings, financial capability, and consumer protection.
Produce written materials (such as case studies, fact sheets and policy briefs) with guidance from members of the Federal Policy team.
Blog about issues and events relevant to team priorities.
Attend, take notes and report out on congressional hearings and meetings with staff, administrative and regulatory meetings, as well as other Washington, DC policy events.
Other duties as assigned.

This might be the position for you if:
You show passion and drive for the work of the organization. You are self-motivated, hard-working and mission-focused.
You do our best work on a team. Your daily actions demonstrate conviction that success requires the varied talents and contributions of many, and that a rich diversity of background and perspectives strengthens your work. You must be candid and generous in sharing the credit for, and the lessons from, your accomplishments.
You are generous in intent and deed. You actively demonstrate care for others through helpful actions. Must value an environment that is positive – and fun!
Are open and transparent in interactions with others. The choices made are predicated on fairness, honesty and integrity.
You are a problem-solver. Must be creative and resourceful in identifying solutions to challenges large and small. You are not content to stand still. Rather, seize opportunities for continuous improvement and vigorous innovation, with an eye toward practical application and scale.

Current (or recently completed) master’s degree or higher in a related social science, political science or public policy field.
Strong and efficient writer.
Ability to work in teams and move projects forward in a productive manner towards shared goals.
Demonstrably quick study and independent, inquisitive learner.
An ability to juggle multiple tasks at the same time and work in a fast-paced environment.
Strong commitment to the mission of Prosperity Now and the economic advancement of low‐ and moderate‐income families and individuals.

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Job posted on 12th February 2018
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