Monday, August 25, 2014

Public Policy Internship

Fall Public Policy Internship
National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors

Position Type:
Internship (Fall or Spring Part-Time)
Desired Major(s):
Behavioral and Social Sciences/Criminology and Criminal Justice, Behavioral and Social Sciences/Government and Politics, Public Health/Health Administration (MHA), Public Health/Public Health Practice and Policy, Public Policy/Public Policy (GRAD)
Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
The National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors, Inc. (NASADAD), a nonprofit educational, scientific, and informational organization, is now accepting applications for a paid internship position within the Department of Public Policy.

Interns work directly with the Executive Director and Public Policy Associate on legislative and regulatory matters related to substance abuse.

This position offers an excellent opportunity to gain first-hand experience working with Congress, government agencies, and other stakeholders on issues pertaining to addiction.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

• Attending meetings with government agencies, on Capitol Hill, and elsewhere.
• Writing brief public policy call summaries.
• Drafting a weekly email update for NASADAD members.
• Researching issues related to addiction and drafting updates for the membership.
• Reviewing press stories and trade publications for relevant articles.
• Updating the association website and working on electronic outreach efforts.
• Administrative tasks as assigned.

NASADAD internships are 30 hours a week and compensated at $10 per hour. Candidates should be available to start in mid- to late September.

NASADAD is conveniently located in downtown Washington, D.C. - only a block away from the Farragut West Metro (Orange and Blue Lines) and Farragut North Metro (Red Line).

Applications that are received by August 22nd, will receive priority, but interviews will be conducted until the position is filled.
Job Function:
Desired Class Level(s):
Junior, Senior
Sept-Dec with the potential to continue
Approximate Hours Per Week:
Salary Level:
$10 per hour

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