Workforce Development Intern (spring/summer)
National Community Reinvestment Coalition - Washington, DC

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Successful applicants are highly-motivated individuals with strong academic and/or experiential backgrounds and an interest in helping to create and sustain vibrant communities for families seeking work. Internships will last about 4 months for the Fall Semester. Monthly Stipend provided.


The WD Intern will assist with tasks for the Workforce team. The team: (1) identifies promising workforce development and training best practices; (2) designs and manages research and analysis on assigned projects; (3) develops comprehensive internal and external messaging on policy goals and solutions; and (4) communicates workforce development policy and practice priorities to NCRC members, policymakers, community leaders, and other key audiences.

WD Interns will:
  • Research workforce development trends and best practices.
  • Help determine direction of NCRC's WD goals and deliverables, particularly on two cutting-edge projects involving the possibility of creating an IT training center in Detroit and on NCRC's "Clinton Global Initiative."
  • Help prepare feasibility studies, grant proposals, issue briefs, congressional testimony, public comments, and member outreach communications.
  • Help produce internal policy memoranda and make recommendations on WD policy positions, strategy, and training program development.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


The ideal candidate possesses:
  • A Bachelor's degree or higher; experience in writing grants and other proposals and in writing research and other analytical studies strongly preferred.
  • Strong oral communication skills;
  • Familiarity with the issues facing low- and moderate-income families and communities, including issues related to training, partnership development, and sectoral approaches to WD, is preferred.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local workforce development systems is desired.

To Apply
Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample and availability to NCRC’s Human Resources Dept at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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