Government Relations Intern
We are looking to hire for our team! The Adobe Government Relations Intern will work on several projects in the Washington, DC area related to the federal government, including Congress, as well as state and select international governments. The successful candidate will have proven interest in government work at either the federal, state or local level. After working with Adobe’s Government Relations Team, the individual will have extensive knowledge in how Congressional offices work, the legislative process, the inner workings of government policy and administrative actions, and many contacts to help get them started on developing a career that includes government service and involvement, including a network of contact in public policy and government. Washington, DC is a wonderful place to be an intern. The intern ranks are enormous. Networking and learning opportunities are everywhere. Adobe’s Government Relations Interns are provided with a view of federal, state and international governments that few intern opportunities offer.Responsibilities
Projects the Government Relations intern will be involved in during the summer are based on the global government relations team needs at the time but might include:
- Build compelling content around Adobe’s policy and advocacy efforts using Adobe’s tools.
- Set up and participate in advocacy preparation and policy development meetings.
- Coordinate advocacy meetings and events with government officials.
- Research new areas of policy interest in tech, including fintech, IOT, open standards, and encryption.
- Expand internal systems and tools used by the GR group to coordinate global advocacy and messaging.
- Develop a GR protocols handbook for internal use and training.
- Work as part of a larger team to expand Adobe’s presence in higher education curriculum and job placement.
- Attend policy events, government official speeches, hearings and roundtables on a variety of topics and prepare summaries for use by Adobe’s subject matter experts.
- Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university and actively pursuing a Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Business, Law, Public Relations, Communications, Political Science, or related field.
- Special consideration will be give to candidates who have proven an interest in government by their research, studies, employment or extracurricular activities.
- Desire to learn about the government operations, policies and processes.
- A sincere passion for public policy and politics.
- Strong written and verbal communications skills and not afraid to network or get to know new people.
- Computer skills including word processing, researching, database creation, slide preparation, etc.
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