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

Internship Opportunity: Heritage Foundation

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PLEASE NOTE: This opportunity is listed for reference only. The deadline to apply has passed.

This is an unpaid internship opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type: Internship - unpaid

Location: Washington, D.C.

Sector: Think Tank

Start Date: January 7, 2018 through April 19, 2018

Time Commitment: 40 hours per week

Desired Class Year: Open to all class years including graduate students

Desired Major or Interest: Open to all majors

Application Deadline: September 24, 2018

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About the organization:  Founded in 1973, The Heritage Foundation is a research and educational institute—a think tank—whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense.

Duties and Qualifications:  In addition to the practical experience interns acquire, intern programming offers educational and skill enhancing seminars. Interns regularly attend events where they can meet and talk with the nation's leading policy-makers, in addition to establishing friendships and contacts that will last a lifetime.

    •      Interns attend weekly briefings with Heritage policy experts on foreign and domestic policy issues.

    •      Lectures and seminars held at Heritage give interns the chance to hear from prominent conservative leaders, authors, and policymakers.

    •      Practical skills workshops teach researching, op-ed writing, blogging, etiquette, and resume writing.

    •      Interns engage with each other in reading groups and discussions.

    •      Tours include the White House, Library of Congress, Pentagon, Supreme Court, and Mount Vernon.

How to apply:


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