Position filled for 2020 – please apply next year!
The West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy (WVCBP) hires a policy associate each summer to research and analyze issues associated our advocacy priorities. Our summer policy associates work closely with WVCBP staff, coalition partners, and other stakeholders to collect and analyze data to provide evidence-based solutions, policies, and practices surrounding issues that impact low- and moderate-income West Virginians.
The WVCBP internship program’s mission is to partner our organization with highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students committed to building a shared prosperity through policy change. Our internship program prepares students for potential employment in the non-profit policy world by training them to conduct rigorous data and policy analysis while developing effective communications strategies.
The WVCBP offers summer internships paid at $15.00 per hour. A typical internship runs from mid May to early August. Internships are full time and include paid vacation and sick days. Interns work closely with WVCBP staff focusing on one of the following tracks:
• Outreach and Communications
• Policy Research and Analysis
WVCBP interns are current students at a higher-education institution, or recent graduates, with preference given to graduate students.
To apply, please submit the following to firstname.lastname@example.org:
• 2-3 page writing sample
• One academic reference, one work-related reference, one personal reference