The Economic Innovation Group (EIG) is an ideas laboratory and advocacy organization dedicated to forging a more dynamic, entrepreneurial, and innovative U.S. economy for the 21st century. Headquartered in Washington, D.C. and led by an experienced, bipartisan team, EIG convenes leading experts from the public and private sectors, develops original policy research, and works to advance creative legislative proposals that will bring new jobs, investment, and economic growth to communities across the nation.
Location: Washington, DC
EIG’s Communications Intern will contribute to growing and executing EIG’s communications and outreach strategy. Interns will engage in all areas of EIG’s operations and work directly with EIG’s Executive Team and staff on a wide variety of projects and topics. Interns will have a unique opportunity to contribute to policy and advocacy efforts impacting U.S. economic growth and new business and job creation.
The internship will start on Monday, May 30th and run through Friday, August 5th. You will be expected to work 40 hours a week, and will be paid $600 per week.
Position Roles & Responsibilities
Specific responsibilities will include, but not be limited, to the following:
- Crafting social media content;
- Tracking website, social media, and communications analytics;
- Graphic design;
- Drafting internal and external communications;
- Identifying key influencers and media targets;
- Monitoring online conversation in EIG issue areas; and
- Supporting administrative and operations activities.
Eligibility & Qualifications
The successful candidate should be a self-starter with a background in political communications and digital outreach. A background in economic policy is preferred. Excellent writing, digital design, and social media skills, as well the ability to handle multiple tasks under short deadlines, are essential qualities.
Education: Current undergraduate or graduate student, or recent graduates.
How to Apply
Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Milica Cosic with the subject line “EIG Summer Communications Internship.”
Manager for Operations and Administration
Economic Innovation Group