Consistently relaying timely and valuable news updates and developments to clients is a priority at Washington Partners. Here you will find samples of our weekly publications as well as select news pieces that examine and highlight the education policy conversation as it relates to legislation, the political climate, and our client priorities in the context of the democratic process.
Looking for a Fall internship? Washington Partners is seeking an intern for the Fall 2017 semester who is interested in learning more about the legislative process and how federal education and social services policy is developed and funded. Interns contribute to WPLLC publications regularly and work closely with the organization’s leadership and senior staff on strategic initiatives, affording them a wide range of government relations exposure.
- Strong writing and research skills
- Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
- Eagerness to work with a variety of clients on a number of issues along the education continuum
- Strong interpersonal skills and maturity
- Attending and reporting on research briefings and Congressional hearings
- Monitoring legislative developments and staying apprised of current events
- Researching and summarizing a variety of legislative policies and issues affecting clients’ interests
- Writing for various audiences and formats
- Assisting with association management tasks
- Planning and executing events in the District
Find out what is happening in Washington with our newsletter, The Education Report, a weekly publication distributed to clients. This past week we delved into career pathways, summer learning, girl scouts in the STEM field, and a slew of other issues being brought to the hill. Check it out here!
How can government relations professionals tailor their advocacy efforts to work with the Trump administration? Washington Partners’ Ellen Fern addresses this question with 4 key tips – access the full story here.