Intern (Office of Government Relations & Public Affairs) / Fall 2016 – (#1648) National Endowment for Democracy (NED) The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a congressionally funded, private, nonprofit grant making organization that works to support freedom around the world, and is seeking an Intern for the Office of Government Relations & Public Affairs. The position is based in Washington, D.C. Position Summary: The Office of Government Relations & Public Affairs at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is seeking a highly motivated individual to serve as an Intern for fall 2016. The unpaid internship provides excellent opportunities for research, writing and administration in the areas of communications (press, social media, publications and public events), Congressional relations and the Freedom of Information Act. The Intern will also interact with a stream of international visitors, speakers and activists who are working in support of democratic development and human rights. Responsibilities: • Assist with meeting and event preparations • Attend lectures and events related to democracy assistance • Conduct research and compile files pertaining to Freedom of Information Act requests • Help maintain contact database • Engage with Twitter followers • Provide web and multimedia support • Other duties as assigned.

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