The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is thelargest manufacturing association in the United States, representingmanufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. The mission ofthe NAM is to be the voice for all manufacturing in the United States.
National Association of Manufacturers
Job Title: Summer Intern, Policy & Government Relations
Department: Policy Tax & Domestic Economics
Division: Policy & Government Relations
Reports To: Managing VP, Policy Tax & Domestic Economics
FLSA Status/Level: Intern - Non Exempt
Location: DC Headquarters
The National Association of Manufacturers is passionate about keeping the United States the world leader in manufacturing. The NAM offers a variety of challenging and rewarding internships including policy advocacy, communications, legal affairs and membership marketing and research to raise college students' awareness of career opportunities in manufacturing. Internships are designed to support the students' academic objectives with real life work experience at the NAM. With headquarters located in Washington, DC students will have the unique opportunity of working in a world-class city that is ranked the top museum destination in the world. DC is also home to some of the most famous monuments and memorials in the world. Each one marks a historically significant person or event--and more importantly, together they showcase the history of the United States.
NAM internships challenge students to hone their business skills. Each student will work with their internship supervisor to develop a project plan that will showcase the student's talents and learning experiences. Typical projects include creating and maintaining a blog, researching and reporting findings presented to staff, maintaining an education journal and other similar type activities. At the conclusion of the internship program, all students will have tangible work products to add to their work portfolios.
Development of a Scope of Learning Objectives Plan
Development of a work project
Presentation, oral or written, of work project when completed
Outstanding academic record in relevant course work
Two references, preferably from academic advisor or faculty member of school attending
Excellent critical thinking and analysis skills
Organizational skills and project management skills (the ability--with coaching--to take a somewhat complex assignment and figure out how to define and manage the project.)
Mastery of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel, Word and PowerPointproficiency
Some experience in a business environment
Other criteria will vary according to the departmental objectives of the internship
More About DC:
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Equal Opportunity Employer
The National Association of Manufacturers is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome and celebrate everyone's uniqueness here at the NAM. We provide equal opportunities to individuals regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
We also consider qualified applicants with conviction histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. At the NAM, we believe in Second Chances! The NAM is committed to offering equal employment opportunities to ALL. We only require that you have the qualifications, talent and passion to be successful in your role.
The NAM is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected]
The National Association of Manufacturers requires proof of Covid-19 vaccination from all employees that are headquarters based and/or remote. This is a condition of employment with the NAM but will consider special accommodation for individual circumstances.
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the United States and one of the nation's most influential advocates for manufacturing. By joining the NAM, you become part of a spirited and dynamic team that is driven to succeed. We Become part of a fast-paced team passionate about keeping the United States the world leader in manufacturing.
The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the United States and one of the nation’s most influential advocates for manufacturing. By joining the NAM, you become part of a spirited and dynamic team that is driven to succeed. We recognize and reward our staff with competitive pay and annual performance-based bonus programs. We offer an outstanding benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, life, short-term and long-term disability, flexible spending accounts, SmarTrip, and a 401(k) Salary Deferral plan with employer match and contributions, and ample vacation and sick leave. Become part of a fast-paced team passionate about keeping the United States the world leader in manufacturing. The Manufacturing Institute is the NAM’s nonprofit workforce development and education partner and is a 501(c)3 that supports the manufacturing industry’s skilled workers. The MI’s mission is to inspire, educate and empower the workforce of today and tomorrow. The MI’s diverse initiatives support all American workers, including emerging workers, women, veterans, and students, through skilled training programs, community building, and career growth.