Research Analyst, Washington, DC

The Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) seeks a Research Analyst to support the association’s policy advocacy. CCIA is an international, nonprofit trade association representing a broad cross section of computer, communications, and internet industry firms.  

Responsibilities:

  • Researching and producing written material on market developments in the internet and technology sectors to educate, inform, and support CCIA’s policy positions. Materials may include research and advocacy papers, memoranda, media communications, and blog posts.
  • Managing association-run policy analysis site, with lead editorial responsibility.   
  • Monitoring relevant news media, industry publications, academic journals, and official government documents for relevant developments, and reporting internally and externally on such developments in a timely manner through association channels.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree required. Advanced study or work experience in policy, technology, economics, business, or journalism is preferred. Relevant professional experience in policy, communications, or economic analysis is welcome.
  • Passion for technology and the internet.
  • Applicant should be:
    • A skilled writer and researcher, with a capacity to translate complex subjects into more digestible explanations.
    • Familiar with internet and technology industries, business models, technology, and economic policy.
    • Proficient in social media tools for distribution of association research and communications.
    • A self-starter who can work independently.
    • Capable of meeting deadlines and satisfying time-sensitive requests.

Interested applicants should direct a resume, cover letter, compensation requirements, and relevant writing sample to: jobs@ccianet.org.

The position will remain open until filled. Note that only applicants with qualifications matching the current needs of the association will receive responses.

 

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