The Business-Industry Political Action Committee (BIPAC) enables more effective business participation in the political process. We provide the political strategy and tools to help our members reach their electoral and public policy goals. We take an integrated approach to political involvement, combining grassroots advocacy and PAC resources, all directed by nationally recognized political analysis. An independent, nonpartisan organization, BIPAC is supported by several hundred of the nation's leading businesses and trade associations. BIPAC offers a competitive salary and a full benefit package including health, vision and dental insurance, retirement plans and others.
Intern, Field Operations
Position Description: Want to see behind-the-scenes of state grassroots during an election? Have an interest in learning more about what it takes for a state chamber of commerce or state manufacturing association to turn out the vote and educate members on public policy? The Intern is a part- or full-time position that works with the Field Team on special projects involving communication and content development, website updates and administration, research and analysis, and administrative support. In this role, the intern will learn about the tools and resources necessary to support the grassroots efforts of state chambers of commerce, corporations, and trade associations. Projects will focus on get-out-the-vote efforts for the upcoming election cycle, website updates for state partners, developing educational resources for government affairs professionals in BIPAC's member portal, improving administrative processes, and researching advocacy, election, and policy topics.
- Research candidates, elected officials, committee assignment, legislative bill tracking, and policy developments as requested and input data into BIPAC’s proprietary database in a timely manner.
- Support the Field Team on various initiatives and departmental projects.
- Assist with state partner and internal website content such as updating news clips and election information and compiling website traffic analytics.
- As needed, design and prepare BIPAC publications and communications for BIPAC and state partners.
- Provide administrative support and assist with other assignments as needed.
Education and Experience: Applicant must be currently enrolled (or a recent graduate) in an undergraduate program in business administration, communication, and/or political science.
Skill Requirements: Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required and graphic design knowledge (Adobe Photoshop) is preferred. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). High level of organization and attention to detail. Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. Professional attitude and an interest in the political process and corporate/association government relations.
Compensation: BIPAC internships can be used for course credit but are unpaid. Transportation stipends are provided.
Contact: If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume, cover letter, start/end dates, and weekly availability to Dalexi Carrillo at email@example.com.