Public Policy Internship
National Cattlemen's Beef Association

Posted August 17, 2018

Employment Type Internship

Compensation $10.50

Company National Cattlemen's Beef Association

Location 1275 Pennsylvania Ave NW Suite 801
Washington DC, DC 20004
US


DESCRIPTORS

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Initiated in 1898, the National Cattlemen's Beef Association is the marketing organization and trade association for America's one million cattle farmers and ranchers.  With offices in Denver and Washington, D.C., NCBA is a consumer-focused, producer-directed organization representing the largest segment of the nation's food and fiber industry.  NCBA works to achieve the vision; "A dynamic and profitable beef industry, which concentrates resources around a unified plan, consistently meets global consumer needs and increases demand." 

We are always looking for talented, self-motivated individuals to join our team. If you think you are ready to be a part of an exciting team, then we encourage you to continue with this applicant friendly, online job application!

National Cattlemen's Beef Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.
We recognize and respect the amount of time you are about to invest by applying to this open position. If you complete this job application, you will be kept informed via email status updates (and text messages, if you opt in) throughout the evaluation process.

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Upon receipt of your responses, we will evaluate your submission. If selected for a personal interview, you will receive an email/text with scheduling instructions.

Thank You,
The Hiring Manager

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JOB DESCRIPTION

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council
Government Affairs
Public Policy Internship
 The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association in conjunction with the Public Lands Council offers internships fall, spring and summer semesters in Washington, D.C. This internship is a unique chance for students interested in the beef industry and federal policy. Interns will have the opportunity to engage with NCBA and PLC staff on several fronts including policy, communications and membership and will work closely with the lobbying and regulatory teams to advance policies important to the beef and sheep industries.    NCBA and PLC are affiliate organizations working on behalf of cattle producers and ranching families across the country. NCBA is producer directed and consumer focused, which creates a unique opportunity to unify policy and marketing efforts for the beef industry. Similarly, PLC works to maintain a stable business environment in which livestock producers that hold federal lands grazing permits can continue to conserve the resources and ranching heritage of the West. Together, NCBA and PLC represent the cattle and sheep industries and producers who operate on both public and private lands.
RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participation in lobbying efforts
  • Communication updates to members
  • Review of Federal Registry Notices
  • Participation in agency meetings
  • Collaborating with Hill and agency staff
  • Performs other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS

  • Applicants should be a junior or senior undergraduate student or graduate student.
  • A background or major in agriculture, as well as a background in cattle and/or the beef industry
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be available for the duration of the internship.
  • Must have excellent research, writing and communication skills.
BENEFITS

  • NCBA will provide for students commute on the bus or metro system.