NASDA is currently seeking highly motivated public policy interns interested in learning about the legislation and regulations that impact American agriculture. There is one internship position available per semester and we most urgently need applications for the upcoming spring semester(January - May).
Applicants should be classified as a sophomore or greater by their academic institution and have excellent written and oral communication skills. A basic understanding of the legislative process is preferred but not required.
Intern responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Conduct research on various legislative issues of importance to NASDA’s membership
- Represent NASDA in Congressional hearings, conference calls, and other venues, and provide written analysis of these events to policy staff members
- Write articles covering various agricultural issues for NASDA’s weekly newsletters
- Manage logistics, provide operational support, and interface with senior state and federal agriculture policy makers in a fast-paced environment during NASDA’s Annual Meeting (Fall) or Winter Policy Conference (Spring)
- Answer phones, monitor Congressional calendar, manage House and Senate e-mail distribution lists, and distribute mail to staff
Interns are paid for their time at NASDA but housing is not provided.
How to Apply
Submit the following documents to Amanda Bryant at firstname.lastname@example.org on or before the deadline for the semester that you are applying to intern.
- Resume with GPA included
- One writing sample that is one to two pages in length
- Two letters of reference
- Spring Semester (January - May): Apply by November 20
- Summer Semester (May - August): Apply by February 1
- Fall Semester (August - December): Apply by May 1
Transformational Education and Academic Excellence
Office of Academic Programs
College of Agriculture
615 W. State Street, 121 Ag. Admin Bldg.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2053
Office Phone: (765) 494-8476
Fax: (765) 494-8477