Intern - Information and Technology Policy

  • National Conference of State Legislatures
  • Denver, CO, USA
Intern Government Information Technology Internet-Web-Design Nonprofit Research

Job Description

POSITION: Internship - Information and Technology Policy
LOCATION: Denver, CO
SEMESTER: Summer 2018
HOURS/PAY: Part-time flexible, variable hour schedule. Many colleges and universities will give academic credit for internships. It is the student’s responsibility to contact his or her advisor and obtain academic credit within the institution’s guidelines.

DESCRIPTION:
NCSL is offering a prospective intern the opportunity to gain significant policy experience by working to provide high quality, unbiased research to state legislators and legislative staff.

SPECIFIC PROJECTS / TASKS:
The intern will update online resources, identify and track state legislation and statutes, prepare concise and accurate summaries, compile 50-state charts, complete other research for program projects, and may support conferences and legislative meetings as needed. The intern will have the opportunity to work on a variety of information policy and technology topics, which may include cybersecurity, privacy, public records, information technology and other topics.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Qualified candidates should be currently enrolled in a graduate program or law school, and possess strong computer and research experience. Candidates must demonstrate skill and competence in writing clearly, communicating effectively and organizing complex assignments. The intern must be self-directed and able to work independently with minimal supervision. Experience with the state legislative process is a plus, as is familiarity with information policy and technology related issues.

TO APPLY:
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume highlighting skills and qualifications to: https://ncsl.applicantpro.com/jobs no later than Wednesday, April 11, 2018.

NCSL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.