Government Relations Public Policy Internship
WHERE: The Kowalski Group, LLC, Public Affairs Consulting Firm
WHEN: January, 2020 – May, 2020
During the 2020 Connecticut Legislative Session
Start and end dates are flexible depending on academic calendar.
HOURS: Full-time position (40 hours per week, five days a week) or part-time position (two full days a week and/or a third half day (16 hours per week) for students interested in the government affairs sector with an emphasis on marketing and communications. The firm engages in a number of public policy advocacy campaigns for clients and interns can play an interesting and substantive role in the campaigns’ creation and execution.
The Kowalski Group is a year-round, professional lobbying, government relations and public affairs consulting firm. We represent a number of professional trade associations, nonprofits and businesses on a variety of issues at the State Capitol in Hartford at both the Legislative and Administrative branches of government. We also work with our Federal congressional delegation and municipal leaders. The firm works on public policy matters including implementing grassroots advocacy campaigns and communications including media strategies.
For more information, see our website www.thekowalskigroup.com and Facebook pages: https://www.facebook.com/thekowalskigroup
Attend Legislative committee meetings, public hearings and Legislative sessions at the Legislative Office Building and State Capitol to learn about public policy issues of importance to our clients. Summarize hearings and meetings with concise and accurate notes/memoranda. Research and review proposed bills and legislation. Write draft news releases, op-eds. Assist with content on the firm’s Facebook page. Assist in creating articles for client newsletters. Prepare documents using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, social media platforms.
Open to undergraduate students attending four year institutions of higher education in Connecticut. Students are requested to submit a cover letter or e-mail of interest, a resume, a recent writing sample, an advisor or faculty recommendation and a transcript.
Will support academic credit if desired. All internships will be paid.
CONTACT: Karen Weeks
The Kowalski Group, LLC
53 Russ Street
Hartford, CT 06106