Intern

Location
Washington, DC, US
Posted
Aug 21, 2020
Ref
669607100
Hotbed
BioCapital
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

The Government Affairs team manages corporate outreach to educate Members of Congress as well as Administration officials on the work done. This position would be to aid in research and development projects in support of the Government Affairs team.

Responsibilites

Emergent BioSolutions is looking for an intern in the Government Affairs Department.

The internship offers an exciting and fast paced environment with firsthand experience in government affairs, fundraising, and event planning. Interns attend weekly meetings with staff on our goals, coordinate projects pertinent to work, and assist in event planning, set-up, and management. Preferable applicants are college students who are studying political science, business, economics, or finance and/or have campaign, finance, fundraising, or political office experience.

All Emergent BioSolutions Inc. Internships offered are full time and paid.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, so please specify the internship term (spring, summer, or winter) in your cover letter.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by the intern in this job and what they will receive in return. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned.

Level of Education, Experience & Skills
Enrolled in College

Strong phone skills, experience using Microsoft Office - particularly Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, professionalism, a strong work ethic, and the ability to take direction and learn new tasks quickly is essential.

Physical/Mental Requirements (use the information you selected on the Physical Demands Questionnaire)

Type/keyboard, visual acuity, good eye/hand coordination, stand, walk, sit, twist/turn, climb, reach outward, reach above shoulder, hand dexterity, bend, squat/kneel, sense of feel, sense of hearing, sense of smell, lift/carry 20 lbs, and pull 20 lbs. Use phone, fax, copier, and computer. Use hand tools and operate fork lift. Organize/coordinate, analyze/interpret, calibrate precise measurements, problem solve, make decisions, supervise, plan, communicate, prepare written communications, and prepare transaction documents. Drive automatic/standard vehicle. Work outdoors, around noise above conversation level, in hot/cold temperatures, in high humidity, where ventilation is needed, in multiple locations, with restricted access to laboratory, in contact with Select Agents, and with exposure to animals, animal areas, or equipment used in animal areas.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions' approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions' approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.