Government Affairs Internship

Dance/USA's Government Affairs intern will learn the tools and techniques of advocacy while becoming familiar with federal policy and legislative issues of concern to the performing arts community.

Duties Include:

  • Tracking legislation, conducting phone calls to congressional offices, drafting correspondence for members, and updating government affairs content on website
  • Learning about and assisting with the visa process for foreign guest artists
  • Accompanying the Director of Government Affairs on visits with Capitol Hill staffers
  • Attending government affairs planning meetings with coalition partners in the Performing Arts Alliance, Issue Working Groups, Cultural Advocacy Group
  • Working on specific projects to increase Dance/USA's advocacy tools and resources

Applicants must express a strong interest in public policy and arts advocacy. Excellent oral and written communication skills are a must.

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With questions, call the Dance/USA national office at 202.833.1717.

Stipends and university credit are also available.