Currently enrolled at an undergraduate university or college. Basic knowledge of American government (would learn more about this through the internship, extensive knowledge a plus but not required). Interest in not-for-profit and youth development. Interest in policy and government entities.
Experience using Microsoft Office suite, including Word and Excel. A track record of reliability, independent work, and creativity.
Self-motivation and ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Eagerness to learn. Strong interest in project management in not-for-profit environments. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to manage time appropriately. Ability to interact professionally with Congressional staffers, BGCA senior leadership, local Club leaders, and government officials. Applicants should demonstrate interest in Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Professional or business work casual environment.
Physical and Mental Requirements
Demonstrated ability in: decision-making: selecting the most appropriate course of action in a given situation; interpersonal skills: establishing personal and professional relationships among diverse internal and external publics; comfortable performing multi-faceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities.