The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) is recruiting for an advocacy intern to work part-time in its Washington, D.C., office. CASE is the premier international association for alumni relations, communications, and fund-raising professionals at educational institutions. CASE is a leading resource and advocate for professional development, information, standards, and diversity in educational advancement. More than 3,800 colleges, universities, independent schools, and educationally related nonprofit organizations in 82 countries, including the United States, Canada, and Mexico, belong to CASE. CASE, an EEO employer, seeks a diverse candidate pool for all open positions.
Reporting to the senior director of advocacy, the intern works on a variety of advocacy projects. This includes tracking federal and state legislative and regulatory developments affecting education and educational advancement; writing blog posts and articles for e-newsletters; helping build and maintain CASE’s grassroots advocacy network; updating the public policy pages on the CASE website and helping to prepare PowerPoint presentations and other advocacy-related resources.
The core functions of this position include but are not limited to the following:
- Track federal and state legislative and regulatory developments affecting higher education and educational advancement.
- Draft legislative updates and alerts to CASE members.
- Update and improve the public policy pages on the CASE website.
- Build and maintain the CASE Advocacy Network, the online community for members interested in legislative and regulatory issues.
- Draft articles/blog posts around legislative issues for the CASE Blog, website and e-newsletters.
- Help prepare PowerPoint presentations and other advocacy-related resources.
- Attend hearings, association meetings or other local CASE conferences as needed.
Performs Other Duties and Responsibilities as Assigned by the Supervisor.