Ocean Leadership Policy Internship (Rolling Applications)

2017-04-18T12:15:48+00:00 June 28, 2016|
The Consortium for Ocean Leadership’s policy internship program provides graduate students an opportunity to learn about science-based policy activities at the Federal level in Washington, D.C. The program offers 3 different internships throughout the year: Fall, Summer, and Spring.

The Consortium for Ocean Leadership’s policy internship program provides graduate students an opportunity to learn about science-based policy activities at the Federal level in Washington, D.C. The program offers 3 different internships throughout the year: Fall, Summer, and Spring.

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR POLICY INTERNSHIP – DEADLINES BELOW

The Consortium for Ocean Leadership offers Washington, DC-based internships for students at Ocean Leadership member institutions. Over the years, interns have come from a variety of backgrounds, disciplines and institutions in the academic and government sectors and have made many valuable contributions to the mission and work of Ocean Leadership.

The policy internship is designed to further professional development for current or recently graduated students by working with Ocean Leadership’s Public Affairs staff. Each intern will learn about the federal legislative process and become more familiar with current ocean policy related issues. The intern is responsible for monitoring, analyzing and reporting on relevant bills and legislative hearings, contributing to the advocacy section of the weekly newsletter, developing information for congressional members and committees, attending hearings on behalf of Ocean Leadership, maintaining sections of the Ocean Leadership website, and pursuing other items on Ocean Leadership’s legislative agenda. Interns may also have the opportunity to work on projects with other Ocean Leadership departments and a variety of educational initiatives.

  • Spring Semester: January – May (November 18 application deadline)
  • Summer Semester: June – August (February 28 application deadline)
  • Fall Semester: August-December (June 24 application deadline)

For more information and to apply, click here.