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Office of Communications & Strategic Planning Spring Scholar

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

Project Description:

The National Governors Association (NGA) seeks a talented individual to join our team as an intern in our Office of Communications & Strategic Planning.

Founded in 1908, the National Governors Association (NGA) is the nonpartisan organization of the nationís 55 governors. Through NGA, governors share best practices, address issues of national and state interest and share innovative solutions that improve state government and support the principles of federalism. The internship will be 20 hours per week. 

Preferred education/qualifications (including academic major preferred or subject areas and special skills required):

Preference will be given to those in their senior year of college, or those who have recently completed a bachelors degree in journalism and/or communications.


-Copy editing (AP Style proficiency is a must; also must be able to pick up a house style easily)

-Familiarity with content management systems (particularly Wordpress) for simple web updates

-Press release and media relations experience desired

-Social media proficiency desired

-Administrative support and research as requested

-High degree of personal organization and attention to detail desired

-Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and/or Canva desired

-Positive, can-do attitude a MUST!



This is a paid internship at $15/hour.

Duration of Service:

This internship runs from March-May 2019.

The National Governors Association is committed to providing a productive and safe environment. To achieve that goal, we conduct background and reference check investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment.

Equal Opportunity Employment M/D/F/V

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