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Regulatory Policy Internship - Summer 2023 - American Action Forum

Company: American Action Forum
Location: Washington
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Company OverviewThe American Action Forum (AAF) is a forward-looking, non-profit policy institute dedicated to keeping America strong, free, and prosperous. It seeks to promote common-sense, innovative, and solutions-based policies that will reform government, challenge outdated assumptions, and create a smaller, smarter government that will serve its citizens better. As a unique, fast-paced "action" tank, we use the modern tools of communications to deploy ideas; engage Americans in the debate over the boundaries of government policy, personal freedoms, and market incentives; and educate and challenge the media to explore these issues and shape the next generation of political leaders. -Internship -SummaryAs an intern in the regulatory policy issue area, you will report directly to Dan Goldbeck, the Director of Regulatory Policy at AAF. The regulatory team at AAF focuses their research on examining the rulemaking efforts of administrative agencies and Congress. Their work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Hill, Reuters, and The Washington Post, among other publications.The team publishes a weekly regulation roundup and ongoing regulatory burden database on the American Action Forum website. The regulation issue area often interacts with other Forum issue areas heavily impacted by federal rulemakings, such as health care, environmental, and labor policy.A few examples of projects completed by previous interns in the Regulatory Policy Internship Program include:

Published article on cost-benefit changes of federal rules in Regulation MagazineAided with formal comment letters to administrative agenciesHelped to expand Regulatory Policy data tools such as RegRodeo.comMonitored important regulatory votes and hearings in the House and Senate -Responsibilities and DutiesAs part of the internship, your responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
Research assistance: Interns will provide research assistance and data collection for their issue area director Event attendance: Interns will attend Capitol Hill hearings, private speaker events, and events held by other DC think tanks to analyze and report on the information presentedAAF event support: Interns will help promote, run, and evaluate all AAF eventsSemester portfolio and presentation: Interns will create a portfolio to showcase their work completed at the Forum and give a brief presentation on a topic of their choice -Qualifications and Skills
Prerequisite of macroeconomic and microeconomic coursesExcellent writing ability and communication skillsAn interest in the politics and policies of center-right conservativesSelf-starting attitudeStrong quantitative skills are highly desired -Hours and Compensation
Interns must be available to work 20 to 29 hours per week in-person in Washington, D.C.Interns will earn an hourly wage Interns will use their own computer/equipmentThis is a part-time, paid internship -How to Apply
Please include in your application a preferred start date, resume, cover letter, and writing sample of less than 1,000 words.
Documents must be submitted as a PDF file with the following file name:Resume: LastName_Resume_RegulatoryCover Letter: LastName_CL_RegulatoryWriting Sample: LastName_WS_Regulatory(Example: Jane Doe's Resume - Doe_Resume_Regulatory)Powered by JazzHR

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