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Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
JOB #R2002517

Public Policy Intern

Internship – Public Policy Intern (Regulatory, Policy, and Economic Services; Public Comment Analysis) 

Job Description:

ICF is hiring interns to contribute to our area of business that focuses on the review and analysis of public comments on highly scrutinized and often controversial public policy topics.  Public Comment interns will support major federal rulemaking efforts by processing and analyzing comment submissions and preparing written technical support documentation. Topical areas within the Public Comment area of business include public health, energy, environment, labor, transportation, technology, and social and economic policy. 

This internship opportunity is available to current undergraduate level students. The internship will be at least a ten-week commitment starting in October 2020. Interns will work on a variety of projects and with a wide range of staff, and we estimate that the position will involve a minimum of 15 hours per week. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reading and analyzing public comment submissions and assigning comments to topical categories
  • Assisting in processing comments and identifying mass mail campaigns
  • Providing verbal and written progress updates to project staff
  • Preparing written technical documentation

Professional Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to work under deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Team-oriented

Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program with two years coursework completed
  • US Citizenship

While this position is based in Fairfax, you will be expected to work from home until it is safe to do so from the office. We will continue to make decisions pertaining to office access based on public health directives and guidance, practicality, and overall business requirements.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Fairfax, VA (VA01)

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