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Commonwealth Foundation for Public Policy Alternatives

Public Policy Internship

  • Type: Internship
  • Contact: Sfc@commonwealthfoundation.org
  • Location: 225 State Street Suite 302 Harrisburg, PA 17101
  • Application Deadline: November 1, 2019

Description

The Commonwealth Foundation offers Public Policy, Government Affairs, and Entrepreneur Engagement Internships! We accept applications for part-time and full-time interns year around for three sessions. We accept both students and graduates. The deadlines for receiving applications are by close of business on the following dates:

Spring session: November 1*

Summer session: March 1

Fall session: June 1*

*We accept applications for Spring and Fall sessions until quality candidates are chosen.

Ideal candidates will have an interest in public policy; be articulate, well-organized, familiar with state politics and policy; understand basic research methods; be an excellent writer; and eager to advance the cause of personal and economic liberty. Candidates should also be capable of creating and clearly articulating the stories of liberty that convince Pennsylvanians of the merits of free-market policies.

Those with public policy, political science, economics, history, communications, journalism and pre-law backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants should embrace the core principles of a free society, share the values of the Foundation, and be capable of excelling in an intellectually stimulating and fast-paced work environment.

About Commonwealth Foundation for Public Policy Alternatives

Headquartered close to the State Capitol, the Commonwealth Foundation transforms free-market ideas into public policies so all Pennsylvanians can flourish.

Ideal candidates will have an interest in public policy; be articulate, well-organized, familiar with state politics and policy; understand basic research methods; be an excellent writer; and eager to advance the cause of personal and economic liberty. Candidates should also be capable of creating and clearly articulating the stories of liberty that convince Pennsylvanians of the merits of free-market policies.

Those with public policy, political science, economics, history, communications, journalism and pre-law backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants should embrace the core principles of a free society, share the values of the Foundation, and be capable of excelling in an intellectually stimulating and fast-paced work environment.

How to apply

To apply for our public policy or government affairs internships, send a cover letter, resume, and 2 references to sfc@commonwealthfoundation.org. Please also submit a relevant writing sample or request a short letter from the editor assignment from us to complete.

You can also mail them to:

Commonwealth Foundation
Re: Internship
225 State Street, Suite 302
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17101

We will schedule phone interviews with top performers.

Commonwealth Foundation for Public Policy Alternatives
Harrisburg, PA