You are interested in Internet policy issues, but there aren't too many places that offer internships to suit your requirements. You feel the need to help build more resilient economies and encourage a more vibrant democracy and believe that your interest in technology is a great place to start. You love research and writing. And, hey, you should be able to enjoy your surroundings and work with cool colleagues, right?
You should apply for this internship! Don't delay - deadline for applications is August 23, 2019.
The Institute for Local Self-Reliance seeks a part-time paid intern for our Community Broadband Networks program.
Our Ideal Intern:
- Is enthusiastic about technology policy and believes in balancing private interests with public interests
- Writes compelling, well-researched and concise articles on a short deadline
- Can juggle multiple tasks
- Works independently and is good at managing their time
- Is confident calling people to interview them over the phone
- Is self-directed
- Has a keen interest in economics and public policy
The Kinds of Things We Do:
- We run MuniNetworks.org – the hub of the community networks movement
- Create fact sheets, reports, videos, podcasts, and the occasional comic
- Advise communities on ways to improve Internet access for businesses and residents
- Educate the media and policymakers on Internet policy
We offer a competitive wage, flexible hours, and the opportunity to gain experience in the growing high tech public policy field.
How To Apply
- Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with Subject Line: Internet Policy Intern Application
- Explain in 3 BRIEF paragraphs why you are the ideal intern. Apply by August 23, 2019.
- Attach a resume and writing sample.
No calls, please!