NEA Research Intern (Strategic Research) Education Policy and Implementation Cen
Washington, DC 
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Job Description
If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Posting Period:
May 02, 2022 - Until Filled

Employee Type:
SHORTTERM Short-term Temps

Position Type:
Intern (Fixed Term)

Position Details:

NEA is accepting applications for individuals interested in participating in the NEA Internship Program, Education Policy and Implementation Center (EPIC), Research department, for the Summer 2022 session, which will begin on June 6, 2022 and will end on August 18, 2022. The internships range from six weeks to a full semester. Interns will receive a stipend of $15 per hour and may intern up to a maximum of twenty (20) hours a week.

The NEA Internship Program provides interns with training, learning opportunities, educational activities and exposure to a variety of rich and substantive programmatic experiences that support quality public education. These experiences may include conducting research; data analysis; writing, editing, using Internet applications and social media; participating in and assisting with partnership events, meetings and policy forums; visits to Capitol Hill; and other appropriate program-related activities.

NEA Internships: Position Summary

The NEA partners with institutions of higher education, intern programs and other organizations to identify interns - generally juniors, seniors, recent college graduates (up to 18 months) or graduate students - who are interested in public education policy and education issues.

Students pursuing degrees in education, with a focus on research or policy, or the social sciences (e.g. Sociology, Political Science, Economics and Psychology) and related disciplines such as Public Policy and Applied Statistics, or other disciplines are encouraged to apply.

Position Emphasis: This position supports NEA's strategic objective to focus the energy and resources of its 3 million members toward the promotion of public education by participating in internship opportunities and assignments focusing on quantitative research and education research in the Education Policy and Implementation Center, Research Department, of the National Education Association. This internship is on-site at NEA Headquarters.

Research Intern (S rategic) assignments: Interns will work on a variety of strategic research projects, depending on their background, skills and interests. These assignments include:
  • Profiling and tracking the activities of various advocacy organizations and philanthropies
  • Building/maintaining a database of organizations of interest
  • Opportunity to participate in relevant meetings.

Expected skills and opportunities for development that the intern may obtain from this educational experience.
  • Interns will gain experience with strategic research and how it intersects with advocacy and organizing
Additional Proposed Intern Activities: NEA interns will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with NEA staff and participate in a variety of meaningful learning experiences, projects and opportunities during the internship. In addition to participating in assigned Center/department activities, based on their skills and interests, interns will also have opportunities to participate in relevant NEA sponsored and/or approved group activities that may occur at NEA or in the Washington Metropolitan area. The group activities may include participation in interviews with the NEA President and Executive Director, and organizational leadership and staff, observing NEA events such as Representative Assembly events, Board meetings or cross Center/department events, and participating in policy forums, organizing or lobbying activities or organized partner or Intern events in the Washington DC Metropolitan area, such as Washington DC Intern Week.


    Expected skills and opportunities for development that the intern may obtain from this educational experience.

    Research Intern (Strategic) will have opportunity to develop/obtain:

    • Experience with strategic research and how it intersects with advocacy and organizing

    Additionally, NEA Interns will learn about the NEA, its role in public education, issues affecting NEA members at the national, state and local level and advocacy strategies to support members and the students they serve. In addition to obtaining experience in their area of interest, interns may develop skills in collaboration, communication, writing, research, analysis, preparing reports, interviewing, and use of organizing tools and strategies.

    TO APPLY:

    Please submit the following documents:

    1) Resume

    2) Cover letter - indicating preferred department or area(s) of interest

    3) Letter of recommendation

    4) Writing sample

    Individuals selected for an interview will be contacted by the Center or department and additional samples may be required at the time of the interview.

    In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the following is provided: The position involves skill in using a computer and/or laptop; oral and written communication skills; skills in proofreading and editing; use of clear and articulate speech; interpersonal relations skills; reasoning and problem solving skills; ability to work in a fast-paced environment; ability to sit for long periods, stoop, bend, reach and carry light materials (up to 10 lbs.); and ability to travel by various methods of transportation, e.g., airplane, car.

    NEA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER AND ENCOURAGES WOMEN, MINORITIES AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES TO APPLY.

    NEA Participates in E-Verify. Read more here E-Verify Participation & Right to Work.
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    Position Summary
    Company
    Broadbean
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Period of Employment
    Open
    Type of Compensation
    Paid
    College Credits Earned
    No
    Tuition Assistance
    No
    Required Student Status
    Open
    Preferred Majors
    Other
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