Policy Intern - Position Description
Who we are:
IEL’s mission is to partner with under-resourced communities to equip leaders to better prepare children, youth, adults, and families for postsecondary education and training, rewarding careers, and civic and community engagement.
Reporting to the Director of Policy, the Policy Intern will assist in implementing the Institute for Educational Leadership’s policy strategy.
Qualifications and experience:
Traits valued highly in a teammate include:
This is a part-time position based in IEL’s Washington, D.C. office. This position is not eligible for remote work.
Hours and compensation:
This is a part-time internship that IEL hires for on a rolling basis in conjunction with the academic calendar. Fall, spring, and summer internships are typically available each year, beginning in September, January, and June respectively. While weekly schedule and start and end dates are flexible, the ideal candidate will be available 24-40 hours per week (or three to five days per week) for at least 12 weeks. Interns receiving college credit for the internship are paid a daily stipend of $25/day. Interns will not be paid for holidays or closures and will not receive any of the employee benefits that regular IEL employees receive, including but not limited to health insurance, vacation or sick pay, paid holidays, or participation in IEL’s 401(k) plan.
Please send an email with "Policy Intern" as the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include a cover letter, resume, and writing sample. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
IEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran's status or disabled veterans' status. IEL is implementing a diversity and supported inclusion strategy and is actively and intentionally encouraging applicants of color, of diverse backgrounds, and with disabilities to apply.