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Careers with the Commission

Thank you for your interest in the National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service. You may apply for any of our open positions here by sending an email to jobs@inspire2serve.gov. Please be sure to include a resume, your contact information, a list of references, and any other material specified in the job description. We will evaluate your application against the Commission's needs, and will be in touch should your qualifications be suitable for any of our open positions.

Internships 

Engagement Interns

Engagement interns will assist the Government Affairs and Public Engagement (GPE) team by managing incoming inquiries (phone, email, mail), contact management, correspondence management, compiling and editing briefing materials; creating and maintaining databases including event registrations and groups; researching and maintaining media lists; monitoring news on the Commission and mandate; developing original writing content; and working on special projects as assigned. Interns will report to a member of the GPE team. The Commission is a fast-paced and high-visibility environment. All members of the team are expected to exercise considerable autonomy while keeping supervisors informed of plans and progress. Successful candidates will demonstrate not only technical proficiency, but also capacity to prioritize, problem-solve, and ask for feedback at critical junctures. Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and indicate anticipated weekly availability—a minimum of 20 hours per week is expected—to jobs@inspire2serve.gov with NCOS INTERN in the subject line. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Ideal start is September 10th. This is an unpaid internship.

Research and Policy Interns

Research and Policy interns will assist the Research, Analysis, and Writing (RAW) team by supporting quantitative and qualitative research related to the Commission's mission. Interns may be tasked with reviewing and summarizing literature, identifying and analyzing relevant data, and preparing graphics and written documents. Interns will report to a member of the RAW team. The Commission is a fast-paced and high-visibility environment. All members of the team are expected to exercise considerable autonomy while keeping supervisors informed of plans and progress. Successful candidates will demonstrate not only technical proficiency, but also capacity to prioritize, problem-solve, and ask for feedback at critical junctures. Interested applicants should submit a resume,  cover letter, and indicate anticipated weekly availability—a minimum of 20 hours per week is expected—to jobs@inspire2serve.gov with NCOS INTERN in the subject line. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Ideal start date is September 10th. This is an unpaid internship.

Communications Interns

Communications interns will assist the Public Affairs team in drafting communications content; researching content; maintaining the Commission’s social media presence; tracking local and national media for content related to the Commission’s mission; creating graphic design content as well as photography and film work; media outreach and communications strategy; and events as needed. The Commission is a fast-paced and high-visibility environment. All members of the team are expected to exercise considerable autonomy while keeping supervisors informed of plans and progress. Successful candidates will demonstrate interest and/or experience in traditional and digital communications; competency with digital tools and social media with examples of current and successful experience blogging and posting for an organization on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.; excellent oral and written skills; good organizational skills; ability to work well with a small, fast-paced team and multi-task; and experience with basic graphic design skills. Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and indicate anticipated weekly availability—a minimum of 15 hours per week is expected—to jobs@inspire2serve.gov with NCoS COMMUNICATIONS INTERN in the subject line. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. This is an unpaid internship.

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