Available Positions

Legislative and Health Policy Intern – Winter 2020

Dynamic boutique health policy practice, Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, in DC is offering a full-time (Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:30 pm) internship opportunity in legislative and regulatory affairs (with stipend) for a minimum term of three months. The intern will assist our team in legislative and regulatory research, analysis, and the development of health, education, and labor policy strategies with an emphasis on, but not limited to, rehabilitation, medical devices, and disability law. The candidate will also participate in and report on coalition and Capitol Hill events. This internship will provide the candidate with knowledge of and experience in national advocacy efforts and a thorough understanding of the legislative and regulatory processes at the federal level, as well as the opportunity to network with national level organizations in the health care field.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be a recent college graduate with a strong interest in learning the intricacies of public policy making and coalition building at the national level. At a minimum, applicants should have an undergraduate degree and solid writing abilities. A candidate with extensive coursework in government affairs or public health is desired, as is a focus on policy research and writing, or the equivalent in work experience. Candidates with advanced degrees or part-time/evening graduate students are also welcome and encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities

  • Track healthcare reform legislation and regulatory guidance, and prepare comments and summaries for our health care team
  • Attend and prepare summaries of Hill, agency and coalition meetings, hearings and policy briefings
  • Prepare updates for coalition websites and firm blog
  • Develop and distribute advocacy communications to Capitol Hill
  • Maintain contact information database of Hill staff members (e.g. health legislative assistants) and coalition members

Exact responsibilities will depend to some degree upon the skills and interests of the candidates, and other duties may be assigned based on the needs at the time of the internship.

Term and Application

Powers pays a stipend for the internship position and is seeking a legislative intern to start interning in November or early December.  Exact start and end dates of internship are flexible. To apply, send a resume and brief writing sample of 3-5 pages, along with a short cover letter explaining your interest in our practice to Recruiting@powerslaw.com. Please make sure “Winter 2020 Legislative Internship” is included in the subject line. For more information about our firm, please visit: www.powerslaw.com


To apply for an Attorney position, please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript to:

Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC
Attn: Recruiting
1501 M Street, NW
Seventh Floor
Washington, DC  20005

Email: Recruiting@PowersLaw.com

To apply for a Summer Associate position, please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample and law school transcript to:

Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC
Attn: Recruiting
1501 M Street, NW
Seventh Floor
Washington, DC  20005

Email: SummerAssociate@PowersLaw.com

To apply for a professional or support staff position, please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample and transcript to:

Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC
Attn: Recruiting
1501 M Street, NW
Seventh Floor
Washington, DC  20005

Email: Recruiting@PowersLaw.com


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