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Charles P. Wolff Memorial Internship
The Wolff Internship is a paid public affairs opportunity at the Urbana-Champaign campus. The program exposes an undergraduate student to the many facets of public policy development, from academic research to real-world politics, with the goal of better preparing them for public or community service.
-Meet and interact with the top government officials of Illinois
-Opportunities to travel to Chicago, Springfield, and Washington D.C.
-Work with top researchers in public policy
-Contribute to media relations including advertising, press releases, social media, and more
Responsibilities: A variety of tasks pertaining to the institute's communication and public engagement activities, including:
-Drafting press releases and promotional materials
-Drafting newsletters and flyers
-Helping with events including speaker series, public lectures, and conferences
-Assist with implementation of IGPA's social media strategy
-Long-term research projects related to major issues in current events, governance and public policy
-Other assignments related to your interests and skills
Competitive candidates will have strong communication and reserach skills, an interest in state and national politics and public policy, and demonstrated participation in the campus and/or local community. Must have sophomore, junior or first-semester senior standing for 2013-2014 school year. Open to all majors.
Applications for the 2013-2014 intership are now closed. Applications for the 2014-2015 internship will be accepted in February 2014.