Title: Government Affairs Intern
Company: Prism Group (www.prismgroup.global)
Location: Washington, D.C.
Time commitment: September 1 – December 15, 2023, full-time five days a week or part-time three days a week. We have some flexibility surrounding the start and end date.
Compensation: $10 per hour
Prism Group is a public relations and government affairs firm headquartered in Washington, D.C. We amplify the awareness of issues globally that affect our clients by identifying, recruiting, educating, and mobilizing local and regional support through the media, third-party influencers, and policy-makers. Our goal is to reframe media narratives, shape public opinion, and directly impact legislation.
At Prism Group, you will gain hands-on experience in integrated public relations and government affairs practices while developing an understanding of a wide range of business, political, and economic issues in the U.S. and abroad. We create an environment where our interns are encouraged to contribute their strengths as a team member while providing our intern an opportunity to be creative and innovative. We are looking for a candidate interested in challenging work and a dynamic career who likes to “think outside the box.” This position is underpinned by our commitment to preparing interns for real-world success. If this sounds like you, then we’d love to see your resume!
Prepare daily newsletter and media clips for internal team and clients
Draft press release outlines and briefing documents
Occasionally attend Congressional Hearings and prepare briefing memos
Conduct background research on various topics and draft briefs based on findings
Support planning and execution of events, including client fly-ins and “Hill Days.”
Assist in planning and executing social media strategy on multiple platforms
Assist other colleagues in editing case studies
Conduct basic administrative duties
The “Right Stuff”
Background in PR, communications, international relations, political science, or government
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing
Avid user of popular social media platforms with knowledge of trends, key words, etc
Excellent time-management skills, ability to meet deadlines, and attention to detail
Must be able to work independently but collaborate with others to accomplish tasks
We encourage all levels of students to apply. Please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com