Policy & Communication Intern
AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and volunteerism, brings people together to tackle the country’s most pressing challenges. AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers serve with organizations dedicated to the improvement of communities. AmeriCorps helps make service to others a cornerstone of our national culture. Learn more at AmeriCorps.gov.
AmeriCorps is seeking an intern to support the Office of Chief Executive Officer's communication and policy work.
• SharePoint web and content development: assist with socializing and implementing use of an agency wide approvals system with offices across the agency, identifying and uploading content to CEO SharePoint page to improve staff communication, assisting with building a more automated report and letter tracker, and an agency-wide events and document clearance calendar.
• This will include: updating and creating processes and accountability plans for calendars;
providing technical and customer service assistance for staff using the approvals system;
developing a training manual for processes and building out internal webpage layout and
content; and assist with facilitating virtual training on established manuals and processes.
• Executive communications: support Executive Communications Specialist, Policy and Communications Assistant, and Audits and Investigation Program Manager with executive communications including following up on review statuses, copy editing, ensuring consistent formatting, maintaining and updating report deliverables/content approvals schedule, supporting the timely transmission of executive correspondence and agency-wide reports. Recipients of communications include internal staff, Office of the Inspector General, Office of Management and Budget, elected officials, grantees, and other oversight entities.
• Document management: assist with archiving official documents and naming conventions, preparing documents for SharePoint workflow approval process, and other tasks as needed.
Successful candidate will be:
• A strong writer and editor. This includes technical writing for guides/manuals, an editorial voice for
leadership communications, the ability to translate technical information into plain language, and an eye for conveying information with brevity.
• Detail-oriented. Able to complete a variety of tasks with accuracy and efficiency, able to superbly copy edit with an eye for typos, formatting, grammar, or other errors.
• Self-starter and self-sufficient. Able to take a project from concept to completion by defining
requirements, creating options or recommendations for selection and next steps, and then producing a final product.
• Proficient in Microsoft Word. Experience in Outlook, SharePoint, OneNote, and Microsoft Teams a plus but not required.
How to Apply:
Applicants must apply through USA Jobs and indicate their preference for Policy and Communication by Oct. 26.