POLICY AND RESEARCH INTERN ANNOUNCEMENT
FALL (Late Aug – Early Dec)
The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation supports and strengthens the national system of marine sanctuaries and plays a vital role in connecting the American public to the ocean through these special places. By actively engaging both Congress and the Administration, the Foundation works to increase federal resources and support for national marine sanctuaries and to focus attention on legislative and executive initiatives affecting sanctuaries. Through sanctuaries, the Foundation seeks to promote sound ocean and Great Lakes policies that improve resource protection, strengthen scientific understanding, forge partnerships, and enhance ocean governance. Through our efforts, national leaders become better equipped to make informed and coordinated decisions and better connected to their sanctuaries and communities that can improve the overall health and sustainability of the ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems now and for the future.
POLICY AND RESEARCH INTERN
The intern’s primary responsibility will be to assist the Foundation’s Policy and Conservation Director and Capitol Hill Ocean Week Manager with ongoing programs designed to achieve the goals listed below.
Activities : Tasks associated with fulfilling these goals are likely to include researching and analyzing sanctuary-related policies and issues, generating target lists for Congressional and partner engagement, developing and executing an outreach strategy, drafting letters and other communications materials, and planning briefings and meetings with Members of Congress and Congressional Committees, the Administration, and partner entities.
How to Apply:
Please send cover letter, resume, and 1-2 writing samples (3 pages max per sample) to
firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line ‘Policy and Research Internship’.