Part-time Paid Internship – AT&T Government Relations

AT&T is seeking current college students – freshmen through seniors – for paid Government Relations internship positions in Seattle, Denver and Phoenix. The internship will require up to 20 hours per week and will run from January to May, with the possibility of extending the internship period. No relocation assistance is available. 

Outreach to the Native American community is an integral
part of this role and a desired asset
.

 

Overall Purpose: Internship program designed for students
seeking a career within the field of government relations.

 

Key Roles and Responsibilities: Dependent on the projects
assigned, this internship opportunity is for highly qualified
college/university students who have the potential to become future leaders in
AT&T and the business community. The program provides the Student Intern
practical work experience to augment their education and career preparation for
working in government relations and politics. During the work experience, the
Student Intern will learn how a corporation engages in the legislative process
at the local and state levels.

 

The intern will be working with the state External
Affairs team to monitor local and state legislation impacting AT&T; write
reports on legislative activity, such as actions by legislative committees or
local governments (city and county planning commissions and elected councils);
assisting with research on bills, ordinances, and public policy issues;
participating in meetings between the state External Affairs team and
legislative consultants; attending strategy meetings with industry
stakeholders; and participating in meetings between External Affairs and
elected officials.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be in the process of pursuing a 2-year or 4-year
    degree
  • Must be proficient using Microsoft Office products including
    Word, Power Point, Excel and Outlook
  • Must possess both outstanding written and oral
    communication skills
  • Ability to clear a criminal background check, driver’s
    license check and drug test

Desired Qualifications:

  •          Pursuing degree in Political Science, Government Studies,
    Law, History, Business (with interest in public policy)
  •          Passion for Native American public policy issues and
    technology


To Apply
:

  1. Go to att.jobs and select Job Search & Apply
  2. Select the last link on the left
    side “Search by Requisition Number”
  3. Enter 1389373 in the Job Number field and Search
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