Public Policy and Regulation Internship
About the Program
Holland & Knight's Public Policy & Regulation Group operates a fall, spring and summer internship program geared toward current undergraduate students. During their time at Holland & Knight, interns can expect to conduct substantive issue research, attend congressional and executive branch agency hearings, draft memorandums, prepare white papers and presentations for client meetings, and provide general administrative support.
Student interns will participate in regular meetings with the firm's senior personnel to discuss their practices, backgrounds and experiences. Strong analytical and critical thinking ability, as well as a keen attention to detail and strong writing skills are essential requirements. An applied understanding of executive and legislative branch processes will also be valuable to the intern experience.
About the Position
We structure our internship program around the academic semester/summer schedule. Generally, interns work approximately 25 hours per week. Eligible candidates are current undergraduate students in good standing. Summer candidates must plan to be enrolled in class for the following fall semester. This is a paid position.
How to Apply
If you are interested in applying for a Public Policy & Regulation internship, please email the following documents to HKInternDC@hklaw.com as a single PDF file in the order listed below:
- Cover letter
- 1-2 page policy-related writing sample
Recruitment for the Fall 2021 program is currently open. Interested candidates should submit their application package using the above instructions no later than Friday, July 23, 2021. The fall program will run from September 7 through mid-December. The program will be in-person in our Washington, D.C., office. If you have any questions, please email HKInternDC@hklaw.com.
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