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Graduate - Public Policy Internship

The Programme

Rubicon Global is seeking a Public Policy Intern who will play a critical role in supporting the Public Policy & Strategic Initiatives Department. The Public Policy Intern will be responsible for executing legislative and RFP tracking, assist with policy research, and help execute policy strategies to assist the company in meeting its business goals.

What you will Do

  • Track local, state, and federal legislation relating to environmental, sustainability, and waste management policy
  • Track local and state RFPs for potential business opportunities with cities
  • Monitor relevant policy news as it emerges
  • Conduct research and prepare briefings for leadership as needed
  • Coordinate and track municipal outreach efforts
  • Maintain a database of Rubicon’s business development efforts with cities
  • Assist with scheduling meetings, event planning, and other logistical tasks for the team
  • Additional communications and writing tasks, and potential cross-departmental work as it arises

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Must be currently enrolled to obtain an undergraduate/graduate degree, or recently graduated
  • Familiar with local and state legislative processes
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good research skills and the ability to analyze and report/summarize policy issues
  • Self-motivation - ability to work both independently and as a team player
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail, with strong organization skills
  • Microsoft Word, PowerPoint & Excel skills and familiarity with cloud-based software are required
  • Job Type:Graduate jobs
  • Position Type:Full time
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  • Locations:

    New York

  • Closing Date:11th July 2018, 6:00 pm

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