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We are now accepting applications for the Biden Institute Summer Internship Program!

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The Biden Institute is excited to announce the​​ partner-organizations accepting a new class of interns for the second year of our Summer Internship Program. Selected students will have the opportunity to work remotely for ​organizations based in Washington D.C., Delaware, California​, and New York.

Working with our partners, these paid, career focused 8-10 week internships will provide students with hands-on experience in public policy, communications and advocacy with non-profit organizations and government agencies.

Applicants must be University of Delaware students entering their sophomore, junior or senior year in the fall of 2021, with some opportunities for graduate students. Applicants should have a GPA of 3.0 or higher at the time of submitting their application. The application deadline is April 5, 2021.

Internship Sites:​

  • Active Minds Inc.
  • Alaska Wilderness League (Undergrad & Grad)*
  • CAA: Research Assistant for Obama Speech Writer (Undergrad & Grad)​*
  • Delaware Alliance Against Sexual Violence​​​​
  • Delaware Department of Justice​
  • Delaware Office of Veteran Services
  • Human Rights Campaign​
  • Office of Women's Advancement and Advocacy​
  • Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester
  • Rise Up Inc.
  • ​Team Rubicon (Undergrad & Grad)​*
  • TechNet
  • US Conference of Mayors

Be sure to check this site regularly as we'll be adding new host organizations throughout the month!

​Application Requirements:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Writing Sample

Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing, editing and research skills
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • Detail-oriented, well-organized, and reliable
  • Able to work independently and take initiative
  • Excellent technical skills and social media savvy
  • Strong organizational, planning and management skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and G-Suite
  • Clear grasp of the policy and lawmaking process
  • Ability to project confidence and competency when working with senior members of the legislative and executive branches

  • Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in the formulation and recommendation of policy positions

  • Ability to adapt and respond quickly to changing landscapes and to work well under pressure and deadlines

  • Experience managing multiple projects and the ability to handle competing deadlines

Apply for Biden Institute Summer Internship​ Program

 

 

TechNet.jpgTechNet - Policy Internhttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/TechNet.jpg<p>​​​TechNet is the national, bipartisan network of technology CEOs and senior executives that promotes the growth of the innovation economy.</p><p>TechNet's diverse membership includes dynamic American businesses ranging from startups to the most iconic companies on the planet and represents over three million employees and countless customers in the fields of information technology, e-commerce, the sharing and gig economies, advanced energy, cybersecurity, venture capital, and finance.​<br></p><p>​The TechNet summer intern will play a unique and exciting role in the execution of TechNet’s comprehensive federal advocacy, communications, digital marketing, and communications strategies.  The ideal candidate works well both independently and as part of a team and has proven research, writing, and editing skills;  a self-starting mentality; and an ability to meet tight deadlines.  Reporting to the Senior Vice President for Operations and Strategic Initiatives, the Intern will work cross-functionally with the Communications and Federal Affairs team to support our work advocating for the innovation economy. <br></p><div>Duties include: <br></div><div><ul><li>Support the TechNet federal program with policy, research, administrative, and logistical support </li><li>Track priority federal legislation impacting the technology industry and keep the team apprised of key developments</li><li>Support the drafting and distribution of internal memorandums, policy letters, op-eds, press releases, and other written materials on TechNet’s federal policy priorities for TechNet members, federal policymakers, and members of the media</li><li>Assist in the coordination of logistics around federal policy and political events</li><li>Other tasks as assigned</li></ul></div>Remotehttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=18
US_Conference_Mayors_Logo.pngUS Conference of Mayors - Policy Internhttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/US_Conference_Mayors_Logo.png<p>The United States Conference of Mayors is the official non-partisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more. There are over 1,400 such cities in the country today. Each city is represented in the Conference by its chief elected official, the mayor.  The Conference serves as the leading advocacy group for cities. Mayors contribute to the development of national urban policy by serving on one or more of the conference’s standing committees. Cities are invited to share best practices on how they tackled challenges in a variety of issue areas. These are collected and showcased in various reports, surveys, forums, and on our website.<br></p><p>​Interns will work with USCM staff on an issue of interest to student. This could be a particular urban policy or best practice. Interns will also assist USCM staff in preparation for annual meeting.​<br></p>Remotehttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=22
Capitol.jpgRepresentative Lisa Blunt Rochester - Internhttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/Capitol.jpg​​​​​​In the Washington, DC office, internships run throughout the fall, spring or summer semesters for college students. The hours are flexible to accommodate students' hectic course schedules, but generally run 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. when Congress is in session, and 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. when not in session. Interns in all of our offices are eligible to receive stipends.<br><br>In Washington, DC, interns' responsibilities will vary. They will be asked to answer phones, run errands, research legislation for the Member and legislative staff, attend hearings and briefings, and answer constituent letters on various issues before the House. As a result, interns learn about the legislative process and the many other functions of a congressional office.<br><br><div>• Assisting the legislative staff with duties as assigned;</div><div>• Researching legislation;</div><div>• Assisting the communications team with messaging;</div><div>• Writing constituent correspondence; and</div><div>• Attending briefings/hearings and providing written reports.<br><br></div>Remotehttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=17
DAASV Logo.pngDelaware Alliance Against Sexual Violence - Policy Internhttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/DAASV Logo.png<p>​The mission of the Delaware Alliance Against Sexual Violence is to address sexual violence in Delaware by creating an inclusive community that supports survivors through advocacy, intervention, and awareness. <br></p><p>​The BI intern will assist with DAASV's implementation of mandated grant deliverables from the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) . The grant deliverables include but is not limited to: the creation of professional development opportunities for DAASV membership organizations, the creation of a Sexual Violence 101 curriculum, and the creation and hosting of focus groups with survivors to learn from survivors of sexual violence what are best practices to meet their needs. DAASV also has a significant need to enhance our current website design and improve on our use of social media platforms to enhance DAASV's visibility throughout Delaware. <br></p>Remotehttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=16
DE-Attorney-General-Seal-new-dec-2014-300x300.jpgDelaware Department of Justice - Policy Internhttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/DE-Attorney-General-Seal-new-dec-2014-300x300.jpg<p>​The Delaware Department of Justice (DOJ), with a staff of over 500 individuals and led by Attorney General Kathy Jennings, has broad responsibility to combat crime, safeguard families, fight fraud, and protect consumers.  The Delaware Department of Justice is organized into five separate divisions: Criminal, Civil, Family, Fraud & Consumer Protection, and the Division of Civil Rights and Public Trust. Attorney General Jennings serves as the State’s Chief Law Enforcement Officer, and also serves as a leading voice in criminal justice reform both within Delaware and nationally, including as co-chair of the Criminal Law Committee for the National Association of Attorneys General.<br></p><p>​Given the Office’s broad mandate within the State of Delaware and its national profile, there is significant focus on public policy.  This internship will offer a unique opportunity for a student to work with individuals within the Delaware DOJ who are responsible for development of state and national public policy.  It is expected that the internship will involve research and coordination of best practices nationally, with an emphasis on criminal law, criminal justice reform, and fighting fraud. </p><p>This internship is virtual.  However, the intern will be guided by a mentor within the Office who will serve as a resource during the internship.​<br></p>Remotehttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=21
DEofficeVetServices_Logo.pngDelaware Office of Veteran Services - Internhttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/DEofficeVetServices_Logo.png<p>​Delaware Office of Veterans Services proudly serves the first state's 69,000 veterans. Services include 4 nationally accredited Veteran Service Officer's to assist with Veterans Affairs claims, questions, and concerns. Delaware's 2 Veteran Cemeteries located in Bear and Millsboro are proudly operated through tis division. The Headquarters located in Dover boasts a large resource center for most all veterans needs.<br><br></p><p>​​May review and suggest updates to the organizations web page.  May review and make suggestions regarding organizations social media.  May assist with outreach, planning, and set-up for future organization events.<br></p>Remotehttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=25
DEWomensAdvancement.jpgOffice of Women's Advancement and Advocacy Internhttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/DEWomensAdvancement.jpg<p>​​The Office of Women's Advancement and Advocacy (OWAA) is responsible for overseeing the State's women's right work, including leading the ongoing implementation of women's rights legislation, evaluating current women's rights legislation, building support for new legislation, and advising the Governor's Office, the Legislature and the Secretary of the Department of Human Resources. The office also reviews and reports on the status of women in the State as well as provides information on the status of women to the public, state agencies, the General Assembly, the Judiciary, organizations, businesses and other institutions.<br></p><p>​OWAA uses a broad and intersectional approach in addressing the needs of Delaware women and there is a significant focus on research, policy analysis, and advocacy.  This internship will offer a unique opportunity for a student to both work within a state agency as well as with advocates. It is expected that the internship will involve policy research, policy analysis, writing, and communications. As a small office, while each person has a primary role, team members contribute to a variety of tasks. While the internship would have a primary project and focus, there would also be opportunities to become involved in other aspects of the office if there was an interest. ​<br></p>Remotehttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=24
HRC.pngHuman Rights Campaign - Policy & Government Internhttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/HRC.png<p>The Human Rights Campaign envisions a world where every member of the LGBTQ family has the freedom to live their truth without fear, and with equality under the law. We empower our 3 million members and supporters to mobilize against attacks on the most marginalized people in our community.<br><br>By inspiring and engaging individuals and communities, the Human Rights Campaign strives to end discrimination against LGBTQ people and realize a world that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all. HRC envisions a world where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people are ensured equality and embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community.<br></p>The Human Rights Campaign is seeking engaging, passionate interns for summer 2021.<br><br>We strongly encourage people of color, transgender and non-binary people to apply. HRC is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone, including non-LGBTQ people, to join our team.<br><br>Responsibilities:<br><ul><li>Research policies impacting the LGBTQ community</li><li>Assist with data entry projects </li><li>Communicate with our members and partners through email and social media</li><li>Help execute large scale HRC events</li><li>Attend departmental meetings and all staff meetings</li><li>Provide general administrative support<br></li></ul>Qualifications:<br><ul><li>Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and Google Apps (Gmail, Google Docs and Drive) </li><li>Strong attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills</li><li>Ability to prioritize many projects and meet deadlines</li><li>Excellent communication skills, including interpersonal communication, small-group communication, verbal communication, and written communication<br></li></ul>Outcomes:<br><ul><li>Receive education on LGBTQ and civil rights issues</li><li>Obtain a better understanding of politics</li><li>Learn the ins and outs of a non-profit</li><li>Accessible networking opportunities​</li></ul><p></p>Remotehttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=8
Rise Justice Labs logo.pngRise Up Inc. - Policy Internhttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/Rise Justice Labs logo.png<p>Rise is a national civil rights advocacy nonprofit founded by Amanda Nguyen, a sexual assault survivor, in November 2014, to address the injustices faced by sexual assault survivors in the United States. Rise started by passing the federal Sexual Assault Survivors' Bill of Rights unanimously through Congress and later signed into law by President Obama. Since then, Rise has scaled up a social movement to pass a Sexual Assault Survivors' Bill of Rights in all 50 states. No over halfway there, Rise has expanded its efforts to include a movement in the United Nations and through its Rise Justice Labs accelerator program, where it trains participants to scale up their own social justice movement in their communities. Rise trains people to pen their own rights into existence, giving them the tools and resources necessary to engage with state legislators with the ultimate goal of passing a bill in their home state.​<br></p><p>Interns will get direct experience in writing bills, passing laws, negotiating United Nations resolutions, and building a social movement. Past intern classes have organized and attended NASA rocket launches, conducted and prepared United States Congressional hearings, and traveled abroad to coalition build for the United Nations portfolio. Interns aid in Rise’s legislative campaigns around the country and world. ​<br></p>Remotehttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=10
Team_Rubicon.pngTeam Rubicon - Cross-Departmental Internhttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/Team_Rubicon.png<p>​Team Rubicon is an International non-government organization (NGO) founded by U.S. Marines William McNulty and Jacob "Jake" Wood founded in 2010. Team Rubicon identifies itself as a disaster response organization that leverages the unique skillsets of veterans and first responders to help disaster victims while using service and camaraderie to help veterans gain community, a sense of purpose, and identity to promote transition to civilian life.</p><p>Team Rubicon’s mission is providing relief to those affected by disaster, no matter when or where they strike. By pairing the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders, medical professionals, and technology solutions, Team Rubicon aims to provide the greatest service and impact possible.</p><div><br></div><p></p><div>Organization Description:<br></div><div>​<br></div><div>Team Rubicon’s mission is providing relief to those affected by disaster, no matter when or where they strike. By pairing the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders, medical professionals, and technology solutions, Team Rubicon aims to provide the greatest service and impact possible.</div><div><br></div><div>Through continued service, Team Rubicon seeks to provide our veterans with three things they lose after leaving the military: a purpose, gained through disaster relief; community, built by serving with others; and identity, from recognizing the impact one individual can make. Coupled with leadership development and other opportunities, Team Rubicon looks to help veterans transition from military to civilian life.</div><div><br></div><div>Currently Team Rubicon is administrating COVID-19 vaccinations across the country and continuing to help the victims of natural disasters.</div><div><br></div><div>Internship Description:</div><div><br></div><div>Given the ongoing spread of natural disasters and COVID-19 response, this internship will help contribute to Team Rubicon's global mission of helping people on their worst day. This internship will involve research, coordination and a hands-on learning opportunity for non-profit and emerging disaster relief best practices. This opportunity will submerse you in emergency management and give the opportunity to learn from real-time disaster relief campaigns. </div><div><br></div><div>This internship is most likely virtual, depending on the location of the intern and COVID-19 return to work updates. This intern will be guided by a mentor within the office who will serve as a resource during the internship. Team Rubicon can offer other opportunities outside of emergency management for an intern who would rather support a headquarters element, such as marketing, recruiting, doctrine design or IT that is aligned to their degree program.<br></div><div><br></div>Remotehttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=19
ActiveMinds_logo_greenbox copy.pngActive Minds - Cross-Departmental Intern/Policy Internhttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/ActiveMinds_logo_greenbox copy.png​Active Minds is a national leader for young adult mental health advocacy and suicide prevention. Headquartered in Washington, DC, Active Minds brings mental health what no other organization can — the voice of young people who are disproportionately affected by mental illnesses and the way mental health is addressed on campuses and in society at large.<br><br><div>In its sixteenth year, Active Minds is present in more than 800 schools, communities, and workplaces nationwide, including 550 student-led chapters. Our programs and services empower young adults to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health, create communities of support, and ultimately save lives.<br></div><p>​Our programs internships will build your project and program management skills. You’ll primarily work with one or more of the following programs including Chapters, Send Silence Packing, and/or the Active Minds Speakers. At times, you may be asked to support the Communications, Operations, and Development departments as needed. You’ll experience a collaborative work environment and will gain an insider perspective into how nonprofit programs operate. If you have a specific program interest, please note this in your cover letter. Interns work on a wide variety of projects depending on the time of year, current initiatives, grants, and special projects, and the skills they bring to our team. <br><br>Some of the common skills required to succeed include:<br><ul><li>Research, writing, editing projects</li><li>Administrative and data entry support</li><li>Assisting with small and large-scale virtual event planning and coordination</li><li>Design/creative projects</li><li>Communications, outreach, blog writing, and marketing support</li><li>Data collection and evaluation</li><li>Other duties may be assigned as needed​</li></ul></p>Remotehttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=15
AlaskaWildernessLeague.jpgAlaska Wilderness League- Undergraduate Intern / Graduate Internhttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/AlaskaWildernessLeague.jpg<p>​Come intern for Alaska Wilderness League, the only national organization devoted exclusively to the conservation of Alaska’s public lands and waters and the people and wildlife that depend on them. In this internship, you’ll be at the intersection of three major fights: for conservation of some of our nation’s remaining biodiversity and wilderness, for solutions to climate change and for indigenous rights.<br></p><p>Undergraduate Student Internship:<br></p><p>​This internship will focus on supporting our field team and organizing efforts that are focused on building congressional, political, constituency and grassroots support for our wild Alaska agenda. Responsibilities may include calling Alaska Wilderness League members and activists to recruit for virtual meetings with members of Congress, updating our database, developing new on-line resources for our grassroots toolkit such as draft letters to the editor and social media posts.​<br></p><p>Graduate Student Internship:<br></p><p>This position will dedicate research and writing capacity to help us with one or more of the following projects: 1) Reviewing how public lands in Alaska can impact our climate, 2) summarizing different existing federal land protections, with an eye towards finding where biodiversity and/or climate goals can be strengthened, and/or 3) researching Alaska's economy, and it's inevitable transition from resource extraction towards a more sustainable future.​<br></p>Remotehttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=20
CAA Logo.jpgCAA: Research Assistant for Aneesh Ramanhttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/CAA Logo.jpg<p>​​Former Obama speechwriter and CNN war correspondent Aneesh Raman, who currently works on Economic Impact at LinkedIn, is working on a project related to our coming shift to a majority minority nation and what that will mean for the American Dream and the expansion of economic opportunity to all Americans. <br></p><p>​​​This is a research project, helping Aneesh better understand the impact that our demographic shift is already having in states and cities that have already become majority minority.  It will require finding not just articles and papers but also helping to find people in these communities that represent the broader changes underway for the nation as a whole.​<br></p>Remotehttps://www.bidenschool.udel.edu/SummerFellows/Forms/DispForm.aspx?ID=23

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