DC Non-Profit Seeking Interns to Assist with Government and Corporate Relations to Increase Nation’s Ranks of Science, Technology Professionals

Are you a law, public policy, or science related student or recent graduate seeking substantive experience and contacts on Capitol Hill, at the White House, and in corporate America?  If so, you are invited to to apply for immediate openings as an intern for a dynamic non-profit organization that advocates for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) funding.

Organization Description: STEM4US! is new and dynamic organization formed to excite young people and their parents about careers in technology, energy, manufacturing and other STEM fields. The organization hosts bi-monthly congressional briefings featuring cutting edge conversations with policy makers, business executives, academic leaders, and other professionals.  In addition, STEM4US! is working to launch several other programs including a reality TV show and a venture capital fund.

Position Description: Selected candidates have the opportunity to gain valuable training and contacts under mentorship of senior lawyer and former chief counsel to Member of Congress.  Duties include: (1) making contacts with technology and energy company execs, Members of Congress and staff, and education leaders to support the organization of a successful congressional lunch forum; (2) meeting with venture capitalists, tech executives & media companies to launch a reality TV show; and (3) drafting and editing proposals, PowerPoint presentations, and other documents.

Term:  August 2014 – December 2014

Internship Benefits: The position allows work from home and offers a flexible work schedule (7 to 10+ hours per week).  Successful candidates may be eligible for full-time paid positions in the future.  Most of all, selected candidates can count on substantive and practical work experiences; one-on-one training and mentoring from seasoned and well-connected lawyers; and chances to network with influential people by attending receptions, congressional briefings, and seminars of interest.

To Apply: Interested candidates should email a resume ASAP to talib @ stem4us.org.  Interviews scheduled on an ongoing basis until positions are filled.

Applications Accepted Until: August 29, 2014