Friday, April 23, 2010

Research Internship

Research Internship

The Criminal Justice Policy Foundation hires interns for research and writing assistance on the impact of drug prohibition every Spring, Summer, and Fall. Compensation is based upon experience and qualifications.

The Criminal Justice Policy Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. While we will accept applications from anyone, we generally hire graduate or undergraduate students for our internships.

Interns work approximately 30-40 hours per week. The starting and ending dates are flexible. The Summer internship generally begins in early June and last until mid to late August.

With guidance and supervision from the CJPF staff, the Intern will:
- Collaborate on research for op-eds, articles, book chapters, speeches, interviews and other projects pertaining to drug prohibition.
- Attend coalition meetings or monitor congressional hearings and report back.

(1) Extremely strong English language proficiency and analytical skills.
(2) Understanding of and interest in drug policy.
(3) Ability to think creatively and carry out tasks independently.
(4) Keen motivation, self-direction, punctuality, and enthusiasm.
(5) Ability to read carefully, follow directions, and attend to detail.
(6) Proficiency in MS Word or WordPerfect.
(7) Savvy internet research skills as well as a willingness to use print materials and telephone skills for extended research.

All applications should include:

1. A one page letter explaining:
- Why you want to work with CJPF
- How you learned about the position
- Your dates of availability
- Any other information you deem necessary not covered in your resume.

2. Resume (max. 2 pages)

3. A writing sample which reveals your ability to analyze and express your own ideas. The writing sample should be carefully edited and include references, if necessary.

We advise that you take care in preparing a professional and well-organized application.

Applicants will be interviewed and interns hired on a rolling basis. Please do not call to inquire on the status of your application.

Eric E. Sterling, President
ATTN: Internship Position
The Criminal Justice Policy Foundation
8730 Georgia Avenue, Suite 400
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Fax: (301) 589-5056
esterling [at] cjpf [dot] org

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