POSITION: Public Affairs Intern
REPORTS TO: Constance Larcher, President and Chief Executive Officer
ABOUT WASHINGTON LEGAL FOUNDATION
For more than 40 years, Washington Legal Foundation (WLF) has served as the nation’s premier public-interest law firm and policy center. WLF’s mission is to protect and preserve America’s free-enterprise system by litigating, publishing and advocating for a limited and accountable government, individual and business civil liberties, and the rule of law.
To-date, WLF has filed over 1,400 legal briefs in state, federal, and U.S. Supreme Court cases, submitted more than 840 comments to various state and federal administrative agencies, and prepared more than 2,500 legal studies publications. These briefs and publications are a key resource relied upon by our nation’s decision-makers, which include the judiciary, government leaders, policy officials, attorneys, academic professors and the media.
Applicants must be excellence-driven and detail-oriented, with an interest in the preservation of free enterprise. Strong communication skills and a familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite are essential. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: managing the front desk, proofreading nationally distributed legal policy publications, and maintaining WLF’s Raiser’s Edge database. 15 hours a week minimum. Pay commensurate with experience.
This internship is especially suited for DC area college/grad students interested in non-profit policy work.
Send cover letter (expressing your interest in the position as well as dates and time of availability), resume, and a brief writing sample to Constance Larcher, President and Chief Executive Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Constance C. Larcher, President and Chief Executive Officer
Washington Legal Foundation
2009 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036
Posting Date: 5/14/2018