Intern, Government Affairs & Public Policy

The American Gas Association, founded in 1918, represents more than 200 local energy companies that deliver clean natural gas throughout the United States. There are more than 74 million residential, commercial and industrial natural gas customers in the U.S., of which 95 percent — more than 71 million customers — receive their gas from AGA members. Today, natural gas meets more than one-fourth of the United States' energy needs.

Description

AGA is seeking an intern join its Governmental Affairs & Public Policy (GA&PP) team as we continue work in what has been a busy legislative season.

The GA & PP intern can expect to cross reference legislation and the United States Code, review legislation, cover hearings and provide staff with key findings, and assist with other Congressional projects. The intern may also expect to assist in the programming of GA & PP events, mainly in conjunction with the Manager of Political Programs on PAC events and the GA & PP Specialist on internal Legislative Committee events. The GA & PP intern will also assist the state affairs, updating tracking documents with regulations and decisions, organization of relevant news articles and updates, and dissemination of material information with the State Affairs Committee.

AGA professional staff provide mentoring and assistance with professional development skills. This internship will be paid and is available immediately.   

Requirements

Successful candidates will be excellent writers and researchers, have a good understanding of the legislative process, and be available during traditional and non-traditional work hours to support the work of the team in the office and on the Hill. Relevant backgrounds include political science, policy and/or environmental advocacy.

Resume, cover letter and writing sample are required. Interested applicants should follow this link to apply.