National Arts Policy Roundtable Intern
Americans for the Arts - Washington, DC

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The Intern for the National Arts Policy Roundtable programs will be working within the Leadership Alliances Department in Washington, DC Office of Americans for the Arts. The intern will work closely with the Leadership Alliances Manager and VP of Leadership Alliances to support the National Arts Policy Roundtable and the Aspen Seminar for Leadership in the Arts programs. These programs are among the two leading arts policy convenings in the United States.
  • The following is a list of projects and duties related to the Aspen Seminar for Leadership in the Arts and the National Arts Policy Roundtable:
    • Strategize on the development of program content for 2013 programs including but not limited to: researching potential panel topics, speakers and attendees related to those topics
    • Serve as primary researcher and synthesizer of information for the briefing documents for both events. (Spring and Summer semesters)
    • Assist with the drafting and preparation of the final reports for both events which include synthesizing meeting notes and recommendations from the previous roundtable and drafting into a final document that will be distributed externally. (Fall semester)
    • Assist with the drafting of follow-up correspondence and mailings to program participants.
    • Assist in creating an internal system that tracks and documents programmatic outcomes from each previous policy roundtable.
  • Function as a member of the Leadership Alliances department by attending key meetings and taking notes.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Graduate student or undergrad with significant policy experience preferred
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Exceptional writing, and research skills. Writing samples are required.
  • Strong interest in arts policy issues.
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Attention to detail is crucial.
  • Ability to work cross departmentally