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Position Description: Political Analysis Intern

Overview
 
CASSE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the mission of advancing the steady state economy, with stabilized population and consumption, as a policy goal with widespread public support.

The Political Analysis Intern will conduct a study of the interplay between U.S. politics and economic growth. The intern will compile information on political candidates and voting demographic to provide an assessment of what portion of the electorate is most aligned with the goals of a steady-state economy, for example.

This internship is unpaid for 20-40 hours/week (or as appropriate for university internship credits) and only offered to currently enrolled college students. This position has potential for long-term hire at the completion of the internship.

Skills and Experience
 
The ideal candidate would have knowledge of the political process. Candidate will be able to work on a long-term assignment with some small daily tasks differing by week. Research experience should be demonstrated on the resume with relevant academic and/or work experience.

Student with interest in sustainability preferred.

Supervision and Logistics
 
Supervision: The Political Analysis Intern is supervised by the Executive Director. Given instructions and guidance, the Political Analysis Intern is expected to be knowledgeable and self-motivated. The Executive Director prioritizes duties as needed and has final discretion on CASSE operations.
Office: 12th Floor, 4601 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia
Term of Internship: Term of internship is somewhat negotiable but will generally follow academic semester for start and end dates. We are also seeking interns for the summer months.
To apply: Send resume, copies of unofficial transcripts, and contact information for two references as a single PDF to info@steadystate.org
For more information, contact:
Brian Czech, Executive Director   brianczech@steadystate.org
703-901-7190
Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy