Greater Louisville Inc.
  • 09-Oct-2018 to 08-Dec-2018 (EST)
  • Public Affairs and Strategy
  • Louisville, KY, USA
  • Seasonal

 

Job Title:             Government Affairs & Public Policy Intern      

Department:        Operations

Reports to:          Public Policy Manager

FLSA Status:       Non-Exempt                                  

 

PURPOSE:

Spring Semester paid internship with Greater Louisville Inc., starting on January 14, 2019. This internship involves support for Greater Louisville Inc.'s Advocacy and Government Affairs team. During your time with GLI, you will learn about the daily operations of a professional government affairs team and develop an in-depth understanding of public policy issues and the legislative process.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Conduct in-depth research projects and prepare written reports on public policy issues
  • Assist with the coordination and preparation of meetings with legislators and GLI investors
  • Learn about the daily operations and procedures of the Kentucky and Indiana state legislatures, Louisville Metro Council, and the United States Congress
  • Assist with the development of GLI's 2019 Federal Agenda
  • Assist with GLI communications to policymakers and investors
  • Assist with event and committee meetings setup, planning, and logistics
  • Perform other duties as assigned

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  • Assisting with miscellaneous tasks as assigned by supervisor(s)

REQUIREMENTS:                                                        

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be well organized and self-motivated
  • Must have knowledge of Outlook and Microsoft Office
  • Must have a demonstrable background in research and writing
  • Must have familiarity with basic concepts of government at the local, state, and federal levels

ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work is primarily conducted in a typical office environment. Meetings outside of the office at various locations in all weather conditions.

This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it was not meant to be all-inclusive of the tasks that may be assigned.

 

 

 

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