Job Opportunities

The National Association of Regional Councils (NARC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit trade association representing regional planning organizations, is seeking two interns, one intern to support the transportation program and one intern to provide program outreach, research, and communications.

Communications and Membership Associate
Until Filled
NARC announces an opening for a Communications and Membership Associate in its Washington, DC office. The successful candidate will provide a combination of professional and administrative assistance to bring value to NARC’s members through outreach and communications. The role includes interacting with members to understand the needs of each region; distributing two weekly newsletters; developing additional member communications; connecting members to NARC staff, services, and resources; promoting NARC programs and conferences; and supporting program and conference planning.

Transportation Intern
The transportation intern will work on legislative and programmatic issues related to NARC’s transportation program. Responsibilities may include issue-based research, policy formulation and implementation, legislative analysis and reporting, Congressional and Administrative correspondence, developing website content, providing support for Congressional relations and Hill meetings, providing content for NARC’s weekly transportation updates and other duties as assigned. A background or strong interest in transportation policy is preferred.

Communications and Policy Intern
The Communications and Policy intern will support NARC’s four areas of interest- environment, transportation, economic development and emergency preparedness. Responsibilities include providing membership database support, legislative analysis and reporting, developing website content (e.g. blog posts), conducting research, providing content for NARC’s weekly and bi-weekly electronic newsletters; assisting in preparations for NARC’s upcoming Annual Conference and Exhibition, and other duties as assigned.


To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and a one page writing sample to Erich Zimmermann at Please include the name of the internship in the email subject line. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Please no phone calls.

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