• Communications Intern
  • Government Affairs Intern

    Internships

    Communications Intern

    Alaska Wilderness League is looking for an unpaid communications intern for the summer to assist our communications team in Washington, DC. Interns can expect to gain a comprehensive introduction into the communications of political advocacy at the federal level. Specific tasks and responsibilities include:

    • Generating and updating online content
    • Keeping the League’s social media outlets up-to-date and engaging with members
    • Organizing the League’s media libraries, including online and hard copy resources
    • Assisting with public relations, correspondence, and general office tasks as they arise
    • Some administrative tasks including database updating and printing outreach materials

    Qualifications:
    Upperclassmen or recent college graduates with degrees in Political Science, Communications, Environmental Science, Environmental Policy, or other relevant fields are encouraged to apply. Graduate students are also strongly encouraged to apply. Flexible scheduling is available.

    Application Instructions:
    Candidates should e-mail resume and writing sample to Brian McLane at Brian[at]alaskawild.org

    Government Affairs Intern

    Alaska Wilderness League is looking for unpaid government affairs interns for both spring and fall semesters as well as the summer to assist our government relations team in Washington. Interns can expect to gain a comprehensive introduction into political advocacy at the federal level. Specific tasks and responsibilities include:

    • Conduct research on and analyze federal legislation, state and federal public law and conservation strategies
    • Prepare written memos and other documents
    • Attend weekly strategy meetings
    • Attend meetings and hearings on Capitol Hill
    • Congressional outreach through information drops, phone calls, and e-mails
    • Prepare weekly newsletters on upcoming Hill activities
    • Some administrative tasks including database updating and printing outreach materials
    • Additionally, interns are encouraged to attend Senate and House committee hearings of interest.

    Qualifications:
    Upperclassmen or recent college graduates with degrees in Political Science, Communications, Environmental Science, Environmental Policy, or other relevant fields are encouraged to apply. Graduate students and law students are also strongly encouraged to apply. Flexible scheduling is available.

    Application Instructions:
    Candidates should e-mail resume to Brian McLane at Brian[at]alaskawild.org