NATIONAL ALLIANCE OF FOREST OWNERS (NAFO)
Communications and Government Relations Intern
The National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO) is a national advocacy organization committed to achieving the highest level of trust and effectiveness as a national advocate for the long-term economic, social and environmental benefits of sustainably managed privately-owned forests. NAFO member companies own and manage more than 45 million acres of private working forests – forests that are managed to provide a steady supply of timber. NAFO’s membership also includes state and national associations representing tens of millions of additional acres.
NAFO is seeking creative, dependable and highly motivated interns to assist in the administration of a sophisticated advocacy communications program. Based in Washington, DC and reporting to the Director of Communications, NAFO Interns will be responsible for helping to implement the day-to-day activity of NAFO’s communications and advocacy function. The ideal candidates will be natural communicators and creative problem solvers, interested in how to influence public policy, with a commitment to learning and growing within the internship experience.
What you will learn by doing (Responsibilities):
Communications Program Administration
What you should already know (Preferred Skillset):
Time Commitment: The ideal candidates will commit to a fulltime schedule Monday-Friday, with exception to coursework and other school requirements. There are Spring, Summer, and Fall sessions.
Session Deadlines: Spring Session – December 15 Summer Session – April 15 Fall Session – August 31
Compensation: Full time interns can earn up to $2,400 per month.
Job Type: Internship