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    *The Silicon Valley Leadership Group* *Coordinator Positions / Internships* Policy Coordinator Want to experience first-hand how public policy is developed on
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      *The Silicon Valley Leadership Group*
      *Coordinator Positions / Internships* Policy Coordinator

      Want to experience first-hand how public policy is developed on local,
      state, and federal levels?
      Want to make a difference in areas such as improving middle school math
      education, reducing
      greenhouse gas emissions, increasing the supply of affordable homes?

      The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, a public policy trade association
      engaged in quality of life and
      bottom-line business issues on behalf of over 300 companies in Silicon
      Valley, is looking for policy
      interns.
      Responsibilities

      - Assume responsibility for one major project in your selected issue
      area with the assistance and
      oversight of your mentor, for example in depth research on a proposed
      policy measure, helping
      to organize a major event, etc.
      - Review and analyze proposed legislation or policy/regulatory changes,
      including
      recommendations for future action by the Leadership Group, as
      appropriate. Interact with
      legislative and government offices on policy issues.
      - Assist in preparing for meetings with company and community leaders,
      including agenda
      preparation and mailing, follow-up phone calls, meeting research and
      minutes. Interns are also
      allowed and encouraged to attend the meetings they have helped to
      arrange and other
      Leadership Group meetings and events to learn and to make contacts
      - Prepare and present information to appropriate Leadership Group
      committees or task forces.
      Anticipate and be prepared to answer audience questions on issues.
      - Assist other office staff and interns in administrative projects, as
      needed.

      Focus on one of the following areas

      - Environment
      - Energy
      - Events
      - Transportation
      - Education
      - Health Policy
      - Housing/Land Use
      - Government Relations and Tax Policy
      - Communications
      - Graphic Design & Web Development

      Compensation

      This is a volunteer internship position. College credit may be available
      through your school.
      Time Commitment: Interns must commit to a minimum of fifteen hours per week
      for a minimum of
      three months. Individual circumstances will be considered on a case-by-case
      basis.
      Required skills: Comfort with using Microsoft Office Suite and with doing
      internet research.
      To apply

      Please send resumes and references to: kdrenner@.... Indicate your
      interest in the policy areas (above) by order of preference.

      Office Manager
      Silicon Valley Leadership Group
      2001 Gateway Place, Suite 101E
      San Jose, CA 95110Phone: (408) 501-7864
      Fax: (408) 501-7861
      www.svlg.org


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