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IAVA Policy Internship in Washington DC

IAVA Policy Internship in Washington DC

Country: USA
City: Washington D.C.
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Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) announces Policy internship in Washington DC. IAVA is the premier veterans advocacy as well as support organization on the planet. It is the tip-of-the-spear non-profit engine of impact that connects, unites and empowers over 400,000 veterans and allies nationwide. Further, it advocates public awareness and 1-on-1 case-management support. Also, it organizes locally and drives historic impacts nationally.

IAVA’s Policy Division is the face and voice of veterans on Capitol Hill. The Policy team has been instrumental in the most significant veterans’ advocacy victories, winning major battles in Congress (like the GI Bill), helping thousands of veterans nationwide, and making national headlines daily. Moreover, the Policy Internship at IAVA will provide interns an opportunity to assist the policy team in building relationships with allied advocacy organizations. Further, the Policy Intern will report to the Political Director.


All candidates applying for IAVA Policy Intern must be eligible to receive academic credit from their college or university and commit a minimum of 20 working hours per week. Please consult with your career office or academic advisor to determine eligibility prior to applying.


  • Obtain an understanding of how policy is formed and practiced.
  • Learn how to track and analyze new legislation.
  • Have an opportunity to attend meetings on with allied organizations and partners. Receive overviews of IAVA’s internal systems in order to effectively learn how to maintain database and data input.
  • Help represent IAVA to the public and policy community.


  • Excellent organization and leadership skills
  • Further, Clear, thoughtful, precise, and quick writing skills
  • Likewise, a strong interest in public speaking and media
  • Also, Knowledge of veterans’ affairs or related issues
  • A strong desire for experience in advocacy, on Capitol Hill, or with/within the federal government and within the veterans community.
  • Flexibility, dedication to the mission, and a robust sense of humor – we are a rapidly growing organization and one that is presented with many unique, interesting and exciting opportunities on a regular basis.

How To Apply

Applicants wishing to submit their candidacy for IAVA policy internship may do so by filling up the online form.


Type of Opportunity Internships
CityWashington D.C.
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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