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Congress Watch Research Internship

Congress Watch, a division of Public Citizen, is seeking interns for its research division. Public Citizen is a national, non-partisan, public interest group with over 225,000 members and activists. The research division produces groundbreaking reports on topics including on money in politics, regulations, open government, corporate accountability, financial regulation, medical safety, and access to justice.

The research internship provides students with a better understanding of how investigative and public policy research plays a role in debate over federal legislation and in public interest advocacy work.


Knowledge: Familiarity with public policy issues.

Work Experience:
Demonstrated research and writing experience; previous public interest work preferred.

Good analytical skills; good organizational skills; proficiency in use of computer and Internet research; familiarity with databases (preferably Access) desirable.

Conscientious, accurate and tenacious; can-do attitude and commitment to public interest work

To Apply:

Submit current cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Kelly Ngo (kngo@citizen.org). Please indicate in the subject line of your email which internship you are applying for. No phone calls please.


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