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Communications Summer Scholar

Department: Office of Communications & Strategic Planning
Location: Washington, DC

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Update communication on our website;
  • Help with Salesforce and Higher Logic integration
  • Help new Governors communication offices get set up
  • Help draft talking points for speaking engagement from NGA leadership and Governors
  • Help update our social media platforms 
  • Help with press releases and op-eds;
  • Help prep for our Summer Meeting by writing scripts for NGA leadership and governors as well as put together our briefing book.



  •  Seeking a bachelor's or master's degree in related discipline (e.g., communications, public relations, press, media, social media, reporting, writing journalism, political science);
  • One to three years of experience in editing and writing, especially in a strategic or persuasive capacity;
  •  Familiarity with Adobe Suite;
  •  Strong attention to detail;
  •  Conversant in AP Style;
  •  Familiarity with social media channels; and
  •  Possesses analytical and organizational skills and the ability to work independently with little direction.  


This is a paid internship at $15/hour.

Duration of Service:

This internship will be from May 28th, 2019 - August 9th, 2019.

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