government relations public affairs intern resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
Student of political science and public policy whose primary research and career interests include low-income housing and urban development, voter suppression, racial and social justice, and poverty alleviation.
Work History
07/2016 to Current
Government Relations & Public Affairs Intern Mcdonald's Uk Westminster, CO,
  • Drafted a response to the Heritage Foundation in preparation for a meeting regarding their calling for the elimination of LSC
  • Developed mailing lists for Congressional delegations and corresponded with staffers concerning grantee press releases
  • Tracked legislation and monitored congressional activity Drafted news releases, media alerts, and other media materials
  • Researched and prepared materials for monthly newsletter, annual fact book, and website data page
  • Fact checked executive meetings, C
  • Created design layout templates for data pages of FY17 Budget Request
  • Provided research and editorial support to Office of Data Governance & Analysis in their 2017 Justice Gap study in addition to other major research projects and website content
  • Tracked media coverage of LSC, its grantees, and
  • Researched for Budget Request databases on pro se and justice gap studies.

11/2015 to 05/2016
Accommodation Assistant LSE Residential Services City, , UK
  • The first point of contact for the Residential Services office for inquiries made in person, via telephone, email or letter Acted as a sales advisor for the commercial selling of LSE accommodation: made reservations and took payments via phone and email, maintained thorough knowledge of product and service offerings to answer customer queries, and coordinated with billing and IT departments for resolution purposes Updated documents, files, notes, and records to standard with LSE systems Tested and provided feedback on existing and new processes, including suggestions for website efficiency, application processes, and complaint systems Fashioned a new handover system for staff information to make for more operational shift changes Conducted research on behalf of clients and supervisors.
05/2015 to 08/2015
Associate/Intern Springboard Enterprises City, ,
  • Heavily assisted with the execution of an acceleration program for women entrepreneurs in technology, included carrying out administrative, technical, and personal tasks Devised and implemented a new filing and indexing system for business account credentials Routinely updated the company website with new information, copy, and images Served as social media operator, entailed updating social media platforms daily with relevant company content and promotion Contributed writing material, article ideas, and revision expertise to the company's weekly newsletter and blog Maintained and fostered business relationships with partner companies and program alumnae through regular email and phone correspondence Created and updated tracking spread sheets of data collection for various office projects.
08/2014 to Present
Research Chair CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT The George Washington University , ,
  • Coordinated campaign to increase funding for campus Multicultural Student Services Center VY 10% which included creation and updating of social media pages, corresponding with university administrators and student government representatives, and organizing 7 events to raise awareness and gain support Resulted in newly renovate study and common areas, inclusive of new technology, a creation of a resource room, and a new conference room for multicultural orgs to meet in Collaborated with other progressive organizations at GWU to outline a list of 15 demands and policy suggestions to further diversity and inclusion on campus for presentation to university administration Assisted with proofreading, writing, copying and emailing weekly newsletters to members Researched and analyzed information for events and presented research at 10 symposiums over 2-year span Created talking points for weekly meetings and monthly organization sponsored debates.
07/2014 to 04/2015
Policy & Advocacy Board Member GW Roosevelt Institute, The George Washington University , ,
  • Member of the Equal Justice Committee, dedicated to social justice and civil rights policy advocacy and creation
  • Participated in meetings with local non-profits in the DC area to discuss community issues and policy solutions
  • Published/edited articles and white papers on GW Roosevelt blog
  • Contributed ideas for GW Roosevelt chapter journal 


Experience in SPSS, Microcase, and SAS statical analysis softwares

Excellent research and writing abilities
Expected in Current
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science/Public Policy; Minor in Sociology
The George Washington University - Washington DC,

Expected in 2015-2016
Study Abroad:
London School of Economics and Political Science - London, UK

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School Attended

  • The George Washington University
  • London School of Economics and Political Science

Job Titles Held:

  • Government Relations & Public Affairs Intern
  • Accommodation Assistant
  • Associate/Intern
  • Research Chair
  • Policy & Advocacy Board Member


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Study Abroad

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