Qualifications: Intern should have strong writing skills, the ability to work independently, and a demonstrable interest in language study. A basic understanding of the American legislative process is recommended. World language ability and study abroad experience are highly desired, but not required; An interest in promoting world language learning and international studies is essential. An excellent internship for students intending to work in the language sector, education, or public policy. Applicants should be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program, or have completed an undergraduate degree less than 18 months prior to the start of the internship.
Responsibilities: Assist with researching federal legislation and tracking federal appropriations; Drafting and disseminating action alerts to JNCL-NCLIS member organizations; Attending meetings and briefings on Capitol Hill; Creating content for social media and website; Other duties as necessary. Special Project(s): Under the guidance of the Managing Policy Analyst, interns will conceptualize and execute a project designed to benefit or improve advocacy initiatives or organizational operations.
Qualifications: Desire to make a positive impact on the future of multilingualism in the US; Dedication to the mission of JNCL-NCLIS and its organizational members. Preferred: experience abroad, knowledge of English and at least one other language.
Responsibilities: Varies; guest blogs, research legislation at federal and state level.