Location: Marina del Rey, CA
Position type: Part-time, unpaid internship
Application deadline: 5/1/17
The Found Animals Foundation is a cutting edge non-profit organization managed by savvy business and science professionals focused on social entrepreneurship. We are a well-funded startup organization that takes pride in bringing together great minds from diverse backgrounds in our mission to reduce shelter euthanasia in Los Angeles. Our culture and work environment sets us apart from traditional non-profit startups and inspires our talented team to create innovative ideas and solutions to complex programs and initiatives. Our animal-friendly, creative office suites are located on the west side of Los Angeles.
Internship Program Overview:
The Policy Intern supports strategies to encourage the development and growth of new business projects. This will be a hands-on position and is a great learning opportunity. The Policy intern reports to the Deputy Director of Policy & Civic Engagement.
Found Animals is unable to pay any portion of the applicant's salary, however, we are happy to work with students so that they may receive academic credit or outside funding for their work.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Perform policy and legislative research on current state and local initiatives, analyze information and data
Staffing relevant local officeholder and committee meetings
Analysis of current program models and trends to reduce shelter euthanasia, development of position papers on potential new models
Assist in establishing new governmental and elected office relationships
Must be a student enrolled in a public policy, public administration, or like program with an interest in legislative, policy, or civic engagement work.
Proficient understanding of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and google docs.
Interest in navigating complex public processes, and building strong relationships and coalitions.
Good communication skills (both verbal and written).
Experience working in a team-oriented environment.
Motivated self-starter with great attitude.
Ability to travel as needed to meet with potential partners, attend Found Animals functions, and/or participate in professional events in California.
Ability to set and enforce priorities and deadlines.
Length of Project:
10-12 weeks (based on availability) or in accordance with for-credit internship requirements
1. Complete an application at https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?AP=1047327586
2. Send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com
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