Communications Intern (Spring 2018)

Location: Washington, DC

CCIA is looking for a communications intern starting in January 2018. This is a part-time position offering approximately 15-20 hours per week.

CCIA advocates for our members on issues that impact technology and internet users including patent reform, net neutrality and digital trade barriers.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with public communications research, writing, and editing work
  • Supporting CCIA’s social media presence on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Contributing to our monthly members newsletter and other online communications projects
  • Providing day of event support as needed
  • Additional opportunities to write persuasive material, including blog posts and op-eds may be available

Qualifications include:

  • Background or coursework in public relations or journalism
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Experience managing content across multiple social media platforms
  • Familiarity with Congress and the legislative process is highly desirable

Most work can be done remotely, but at least one half day in our (metro-accessible) DC office each week will be required. Stipend or course credit available.

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter and writing sample to Communications Director Heather Greenfield at hgreenfield@ccianet.org.

Legal Intern, Washington, DC

Location: Washington, DC

CCIA is always looking for bright, capable individuals for our internship program in our DC office.  We hire interns for the summer, and the fall and spring semesters, and accept applications on a rolling basis.

Interns work on a variety of ongoing and emerging Internet issues from both a legal and policy standpoint.  Subject matter may include: intellectual property (primarily copyright and patent), international trade, privacy, telecommunications, and antitrust.  Familiarity with Congress and legislative process, and courses in copyright, patent law, legal protection of computer software, and international IP treaties are highly preferable.

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter and writing sample to Ali Sternburg, Senior Policy Counsel, at asternburg@ccianet.org

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