Freedman Consulting, LLC: Phillip Bevington Policy & Research Internship
The Phillip Bevington Policy & Research Internship with Freedman Consulting, LLC, provides an opportunity for undergraduate students to be involved at the intersection of policy and politics, learn about high-level strategic communications, and interact with a diverse client-base. As a small consulting firm, we aim to provide a learning experience and substantive engagement, including the chance to work directly with staff at all levels of the firm on a regular basis.
Freedman Consulting, LLC, offers strategic consulting services to foundations, nonprofit organizations, and public interest coalitions, advising many of the nation’s leading philanthropic institutions. Our work includes strategic planning and issue landscaping for major foundations, campaign advising and coordination for coalitions, public-private partnership creation and support, and policy development for a variety of advocacy and political campaigns.
Our internship program is named in memory of Phillip Bevington, a childhood friend of firm president Tom Freedman, who embodied decency, kindness, intelligence, and commitment. As part of your application, please include in a portion of your cover letter details about how you exhibit these qualities in your personal and academic life.
We’re looking for individuals who are organized, team-oriented, curious, and who have attention to detail. Strong writing and organizational skills are required and previous research experience is preferred. Interns will have a chance to assist with multiple projects across a variety of issue areas.
The internship is a chance for students to:
Assist with projects through high-level research and writing
Help draft memoranda
Learn to create extensive policy reports
Gain skills in communications and messaging
Explore and deepen their understanding of a variety of policy areas
We offer paid internship positions on a semester basis.
If you are interested in applying to our undergraduate internship program, please submit your materials to email@example.com. Applications must include a resume, a cover letter (with a portion dedicated to addressing the qualities listed above), and two short writing samples.
We are currently accepting applications for the Spring 2022 semester. The internship is part-time and will begin in January 2022. Applicants residing in the following states during the internship will be considered: California, District of Columbia, Illinois, Nebraska, and New York. Priority will be given to currently enrolled undergraduates and applications received on or before midnight, October 29, 2021. All Freedman Consulting employees are currently working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. There will be continued opportunity for interns to work remotely during the Spring 2022 semester.
Freedman Consulting, LLC, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups to apply. Freedman Consulting does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.