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.
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.
- Successful candidates will have excellent research and writing skills and attention to accuracy and detail. Computer literacy, including knowledge of Microsoft Office, is required. Experience working with WordPress is preferred. Individuals completing relevant undergraduate degrees, college seniors, and/or graduate students are preferred.
- NARC is seeking an intern available 30 hours per week early January- June, with the possibility to continue through the summer. A stipend is provided, based on experience level and schedule.
To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and a one page writing sample to Mia Colson at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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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