Government Relations Intern

Government Relations Intern

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Interested in an internship with Kasirer?
We are looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join Kasirer as a Government Relations Intern for the unique opportunity to intern at one of New York State’s most prestigious lobbying firms. As one of the State and City’s top lobbying and government affairs firms, you will have the opportunity to learn a broad range of skills in a fast-paced, exciting environment from a team of seasoned government affairs professionals.

Responsibilities include

  • Drafting memos on policy and legislation
  • Compiling policy research
  • Attending City Council hearings on behalf of Kasirer clients
  • Attending elected official press conferences
  • Outreach to New York City elected officials and staff
  • Community outreach
  • Tracking legislation
  • Monitoring New York City political news and events
  • Assisting Kasirer senior staff with client strategy memos
  • Other tasks as needed

Applications for the Spring 2022 Cohort will close on Monday, December 20, 2021 at 5 PM. The intended start date for Spring 2022 is Monday, January 10, 2022, with the cohort concluding in early May.

Please submit your application using the following Google Form. Please note, only applications submitted through this form will be reviewed. Only candidates who make it to the next round will be contacted due to the high volume of applicants.

Link to Form – https://forms.gle/4RfNRkAwZUL3YzV9A

If you have any questions, please e-mail InternApplicants@kasirer.nyc.

Additional Information

  • These are paid positions.
  • Preference is given to current or rising college juniors and seniors, as well as to candidates who have previously interned with a political campaign, elected official, or government office.
  • Candidates must be located in the New York City metro area, as the Spring may bring increased opportunities to engage with in-person activities.
  • Candidates must be available to work a minimum of 20 hours per week and can work no more than 30 hours per week.
  • This position requires coverage of evening events, like community board meetings.
  • Kasirer LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances.