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Public Policy Internships - Summer 2016

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Job ID:

39219

Location:

Washington, DC 

Category:

Other
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Job Views:

641

Zip Code:

20005

Posted:

01.11.2016
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Job Description:

Build your success early through hands-on internship experience. We believe in giving our interns meaningful work, opportunity to give back to the community and the potential to join our team full-time.

Responsibilities

Verizon’s Public Policy, Law and Security organization represents and protects the company's legal, security, and regulatory interests at federal, state, local, and international levels.  Public Policy internships at Verizon provide the opportunity for exposure to federal regulatory affairs, federal legislative affairs, public policy development, strategic alliances and communications.  Public Policy internships are located in Washington, DC. 

As a Public Policy intern, duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing and writing policy action plans
  • Analyzing pending legislation and policy proposals
  • Attending government meetings and hearings
  • Preparing memoranda regarding issues under review by the Administration, federal agencies and Congress
  • Assisting in the creation and implementation of communications plans for internal and external audiences
  • Performing  research projects including conducting research via websites, Lexis / Nexis, academic studies, oral interviews of experts, legal and political documents, U.S. Library of Congress materials and other sources as appropriate

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s program for Public Policy, Business or related major and returning to the program after the completion of the internship
  • 3.0 GPA or greater preferred
  • Strong analytical and project management skills
  • Demonstrated writing and editing skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and team orientation
  • Strong verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office products

Equal Employment Opportunity

  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

Company Info
Verizon
1 Verizon Way, Basking Ridge, NJ, 07920
Basking Ridge, NJ, United States

Phone: 908-210-6982
Web Site: www.verizon.com

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