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We’re hiring!

Join us as a paid summer intern

Job Title: Summer Research Associate

Company: The Vogel Group

Reporting To: Managing Partners, Intern Manager

Date: May-August 2020 (flexible start date)

Deadline to Apply: We review applications on a rolling basis. If no applicant has been found by March 31st, we will continue to accept applications.

Overview of position:

The summer associate researches and tracks specific public policy issues, writes research notes for investment and corporate clients, and provides general office support. Past issues that interns have worked on include trade, public policy, defense, FDI, sanctions, energy, and infrastructure.

Specific job duties and responsibilities include:

  • Researching federal and state legislation and regulatory activity that affects industry sectors including healthcare, technology, media, telecommunications, energy and industrials, financial institutions, real estate, consumer, retail, financial business services
  • Drafting research products such as One-Pagers, briefing documents, and background papers
  • Monitoring federal and state legislative and regulatory activity
  • Tracking financial movements, especially as they relate to the public policy sphere
  • Possibly assist in marketing and social media management
  • Completing other duties as assigned, such as scheduling and answering the phones

Qualifications:

  • Have or be in the pursuit of an undergraduate or graduate degree, preferably in the fields of government, international affairs, political science, business or economics
  • Excellent writing and research abilities
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Suite
  • Strong knowledge of Congress, politics, and the government
  • Ability to communicate effectively, work independently or in small teams, and thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills over email, phone, and text
  • Interest in public policy, politics, business and/or capital markets
  • Capitol Hill or government experience is preferred, but not required

Compensation: DC minimum wage

Hours: full time

Please send a resume, cover letter, unofficial transcript, and short writing sample to: vivian@vogelgroupdc.com We will review all resumes and follow-up via email with a request to interview. We may also ask for references if you advance in the process. We will not review incomplete applications.

About the Vogel Group:

Recognized as one of the top lobbying firms in D.C., The Vogel Group is a bi-partisan lobbying, global business advisory, and due diligence & research firm. Our team provides strategic counsel and government affairs support in managing, measuring, and capitalizing on government risk.

Our relationships extend to Republicans and Democrats, Members of Congress and executive branch officials, all the way to governor’s offices and state legislatures across the nation. We understand the intricacies involved in public policy and provide our clients with custom-built strategies required to influence these decisions. We pair outreach with strategic political communications to effectively highlight our client’s story is critical to reinforce advocacy efforts and to frame policy narratives.

As business analysts, we understand how regulations impact company performance and operations. Favorable regulations can drive earnings growth by opening up new markets and creating new business verticals. At the same rate, policy can be a drag on a company as costs increase with compliance or new industry standards.

We create business strategies that capitalize on regulations and policy so that boards, executives and strategic team leaders see results in their top and bottom line. Our firm has helped companies gain a foothold in the United States by advising on locations for new investments and working with state officials on incentive packages. We have helped manage over $1 billion worth of new client investments into the U.S. Additionally, we excel in preparing and filing tariff exemptions, and working with lawmakers to ensure agency officials hear from vested stakeholders, advising on global trade and supply chain logistics matters, and working to ensure all incentives are maximized from a business planning perspective.