NASDA Summer Policy Internship
The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture(NASDA), headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, is seekinghighly motivated students interested about the legislation and regulations that impact American agriculture.
NASDA is a nonpartisan, nonprofit association which represents the elected and appointed commissioners, secretaries, and directors of the departments of agriculture in all fifty states and four U.S. territories.
Applicants should be classified as a sophomore or greater by their academic institution and have excellent written and oral communication skills. A basic understanding of the legislative process is preferred but not required. This internship does provide a monthly stipend but housing is not provided. Start and end dates are flexible.
Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Represent NASDA in Congressional hearings, conference calls, and other venues, and provide an analysis ofthese events to policy staff members.
- Manage logistics, provide operational support, and interface with senior state and federal agriculturepolicy makers in a fast-paced environment during NASDA’s Annual Meeting (Fall) or Winter Policy Conference(Spring).
- Conduct research on various legislative issues of importance to NASDA’s membership.
- Write articles covering various agricultural issues for NASDA’s weekly newsletters
- Monitor Congressional calendar and other office administrative duties as assigned
TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 letters of reference to Sara Arsenault at firstname.lastname@example.org by February 12, 2020. Please reference “NASDA Policy Internship” in the subject line.