Externship Listings

ID #370
TypePublic Policy
Agency name line 1Committee of Seventy
Address line 1123 South Broad Street
Address line 2Suite 1800
DutiesSeventy's legal interns are provided with hands-on experience in researching, summarizing and presenting valid issue of concern to the Philadelphia community through "community reports", briefs, etc. You will work with our policy staff on various projects surrounding issues of policy and government.
Agency descriptionSeventy is an independent, non-partisan organization committed to a permanent campaign of improving government in the city of Philadelphia and the surrounding region. It is our goal to make government more efficient, fair and transparent. Both the reality and the appearance of clean and effective government are vitally important if Philadelphia is to achieve the success it must. Seventy cares very deeply about educating citizens, protecting their voting rights and driving up voter participation - all of which are the foundation of better government.
Time requirementsStudents will be able to set their own hours between the standard 9am-5pm period.
Position requirementsA strong academic background, an excellent research and writing skills and experience or interest in political and/or governmental issues.
Substantive prerequisitesnone
Externship application deadlineno
Writing sample requiredYes
Number of students requested1
Supervisor salutationMr.
Supervisor first namePatrick
Supervisor last nameChristmas
Supervisor titlePolicy Director
Contact salutationMr.
Contact first namePatrick
Contact last nameChristmas
Contact title line #1Policy Director
Contact phone #267-940-4503

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