Communications Associate for Public Interest Organization

Public Policy Internship

Communications Associate for Public Interest Organization

The Consumer Federation of America (CFA) seeks a highly competent and motivated individual to support a national campaign to promote personal saving among low- and moderate-income households. The campaign is led by America Saves, a CFA program that works with a wide range of institutions to encourage and assist individuals to build savings, starting with an emergency fund.

The communications associate will work closely with the America Saves communications director to assist in creating, formatting, and distributing information about America Saves and saver resources. This part-time position is assured for six months.

We are looking for a public interest-minded and technologically savvy recent college graduate who is resourceful, detail-oriented, and an excellent writer. Knowledge of graphic design or video production is a plus. So is the ability to work in CFA’s DC office, though remote applicants will be considered.

CFA is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to Applications will be accepted through Friday, August 11.

Public Policy Internship

The Consumer Federation of America, a Washington, DC-based non-profit that works to advance the rights of consumers through research, advocacy and education, is seeking talented, motivated interns with an interest in food and product safety, consumer protection, and financial services.

Interns work with advocates to advance pro-consumer policy on a variety of issues before Congress, the White House, federal and state regulatory agencies, state legislatures, and the courts. They also assist with research to investigate consumer issues, such as high-cost credit, privacy, the safety of children’s products, and fish, meat and poultry inspection. CFA seeks applicants who are pursuing a graduate or law degree and who possess a high level of oral and written communication skills.

Based at the Consumer Federation of America’s office in Washington, DC, the internship is unpaid, though course credit can be given if the intern makes appropriate arrangements. In-city transportation stipends may be available. Full or part time.

To apply for an internship, submit a cover letter and resume to Sara Cooper. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Start and end dates flexible.

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