Public Affairs Intern

Aug 22, 2008
Sep 21, 2008
Ms. Kristina Gawrgy
Part Time
The intern will report to the Public Affairs Associate and work with other staff professionals as designated in completing ongoing administrative duties including updating databases, research, attending hearings and conferences, writing reports, web writing, compiling and tracking news clips, monitoring program developments in states, and providing input during meetings and discussions.

In addition, the intern will spend the bulk of the time working on short and longer-term projects at the direction of department staff which will involve areas such as Head Start programs, Child Care Development and Block Grants, No Child Left Behind, media relations, press releases, media advisories, pitch letters, congressional affairs, NAEYC affiliate outreach, internal communications and other independent work. Intermittent opportunities will arise for the intern to accompany the lobbyists on visits to Capitol Hill.

Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume and references to Interviews conducted on a rolling basis until hire is made. Association is willing to be flexible with student’s schedule. Materials may also be mailed to Attn: Kristina Gawrgy, NAEYC, 1313 L Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC, 20005.

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