The National Cattlemen's Beef Association's government affairs office in Washington, D.C., is accepting applications for a spring 2013 public policy internship. The deadline to submit an application for this opportunity is Oct. 19, 2012.
"NCBA's public policy internship gives college students a one-of-a-kind view into the policy making process in Washington, D.C., while helping them prepare to transition from college to career," said NCBA Executive Director of Legislative Affairs Kristina Butts. "We are looking for college students with an interest in the beef industry, public policy and communications to help NCBA represent cattlemen and cattlewomen in Washington, D.C. The internship is designed to work closely with the lobbying team on Capitol Hill and assist with NCBA's regulatory efforts."
The full-time internship will begin Jan. 14, 2013, and end May 10, 2013. To apply, interested college juniors, seniors or graduate students should submit the application, a college transcript, two letters of recommendation and a resume to [email protected] More information and the internship application are available on NCBA's website.
"This isn't a 'check-the-box' style of internship. NCBA's public policy interns work alongside NCBA staff on critical issues ranging from the estate tax to food safety, the environment and more." Butts said. "If you or someone you know is interested in this opportunity, we encourage you to apply."