The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

American Cancer Society Federal Relations Summer Interns: Paid

Article Type 

This is a paid employment opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type:Employment - paid

Location: Washington DC

Sector:Government Relations

Start Date: Flexible

Wage or benefits: Paid

Time CommitmentSummer Internship

Desired Class Year:Open to all undergraduate students other than freshmen

Desired Major or Interest:Open to all majors

Application Deadline:Rolling

Organization website:

Brief Description of the organization:

The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Established in 1913, the society is organized into six geographical regions of both medical and lay volunteers operating in more than 250 Regional offices throughout the United States.

Brief Description of the Intern’s role or key qualifications:

Assist in the creation and development of federal relations advocacy products and tools including talking points, letters, spreadsheets and briefing documents.

Assist in the planning and execution of events including grassroots lobby days, Congressional briefings, and coalition events.

Accompany ACS CAN federal relations staff to meetings on Capitol Hill to lobby Congress, as needed.

Conduct research on current legislative issues as assigned, to be used to help further ACS CAN’s mission on behalf of people with cancer, people at risk of cancer, and survivors.

How to apply:

This is an employment opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center. Such opportunities are posted in an effort to help students find a leave-term internship experience in public policy or a social sciences related area. Such postings do not constitute an endorsement by the Center of the political objectives of any one person or organization.

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