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Howard Public Policy Seasonal Internship - Summer 2018 Washington DC

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Line of Service:   IFS
Job Type:   Seasonal
Travel Requirements:   0-20%
Office Locations:   Washington DC
Job ID:   104090BR
Level:   Intern
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Job Description
The PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Public Policy Internship Program is a competitive and premier internship in the nation’s Capital, providing a few outstanding individuals the opportunity to gain a better understanding of politics and public policy through the lens of a leading

global network of professional services firms. PwC’s Program is distinct due to interactions with distinguished leaders who provide unique insights into their career journeys and experiences that have led to their successful careers, including the PwC US Government Regulatory Affairs and Public Policy team, current Members of Congress, business leaders, and top executives in public policy and political media. Our Program curriculum covers a comprehensive approach into the various components that make up a successful public policy strategy.

Through mentoring, shadowing, and collaborative assignments and projects, selected Program interns will be exposed to a number of themes aimed at helping them to understand better the intersection between business and politics, including the following areas:
- Legislative Branch and working with Congress;
- Executive Branch and the regulatory process;
- The role of media and how to craft messages that help toimpact public policy;
- The value of coalition building, partnerships, and broadening third-party outreach;
- State, local, and global business and political considerations and the need for coordinated strategies at all levels;
- Relationship development and management, including networking and communicating effectively; and,
- Development of whole leadership capabilities, including leading with distinction and developing your personal brand

The firm and the Program utilizes collaborative, teamed approach to assignments and projects.

This includes reverse mentoring, where interns have opportunities to engage with the PwC US GRA&PP Team on areas in which they have a particular perspective and/or knowledge.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 0

Minimum Academic Requirements: Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Public Policy, Political Science, and Government coursework in government, political science, public policy, public administration

Job Duties:

Program interns will be given a number of tasks and responsibilities that will improve their professional skills, while adding value to the PwC US GRA&PP team on a daily basis, including the following areas:
- Participating actively

in all organized programs, being prepared to engage with government and industry subject-matter leaders;
- Compiling and distributing relevant press clippings;
- Covering and summarizing congressional hearings and regulatory proceedings to allow for timely distribution;
- Researching and compiling biographical and background information on program speakers, and congressional and regulatory officials;
- Quantifying the firms’ and professions’ employee presence across congressional districts and states;
- Identifying

key news events for the GRAPP team’s weekly communication- the Weekly Public Policy Issues Update- to firm leadership and senior partners;
- Providing weekly congressional race analysis; and,
- Creating and updating contact lists and other administrative duties.
Program Interns will also participate in a final PwC US GRA&PP group project that involves the following aspects:
- Crafting a marketing package the GRA&PP team can use externally and internally to market the internship program moving forward; and,
- Developing a government relations strategy to address a key public policy challenge.

Job Requirements:

These individuals are not eligible for the standard internship programs.

They may be considered for other PwC employment opportunities, but must apply for posted opportunities and be selected through the firm's standardized selection process.

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