New American Economy Spring 2018 Internship

New American Economy (NAE) is seeking a part-time New York City-based paid Spring 2018 Intern to assist in legislative research, quantitative research, blog and op-ed writing, project management, social media, and design.

NAE brings together more than 500 Republican, Democratic, and Independent mayors and business leaders united in making the case for streamlining, modernizing, and rationalizing our immigration system. We advocate for reform through a variety of digital and on-the-ground initiatives and through original research and policy reports. We engage our political leaders in Washington, D.C. and across the country and we unite the diverse sectors that support reform, including tech, agriculture, business, faith, law enforcement, and education, and others, in order to show that the need for reform is urgent and the case is strong. NAE is a small team of motivated and committed individuals with diverse backgrounds in fields such as journalism, city government, economics, and immigration policy.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Research and writing for various projects including research reports, op-eds, speeches, talking points, policy memos, blog posts, and publicity materials.
  • Conducting research for policy reports–tracking and analyzing federal, state, and local immigration legislation, as well as political climates.
  • Engaging and recruiting the membership.
  • Gathering, compiling, and organizing both qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Helping to generate a consistent flow of website and social media content.
  • Assisting with social media account management and strategy, with an eye toward analytics and potential new platforms.
  • Responding to external inquiries and media requests.
  • Assisting in all communications efforts.

Internship Dates: August to Mid-December

You must be able to work from the New York City office 25–40 hours per week.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to

For more information about New American Economy, please visit and check us out on twitter @NewAmericanEcon

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New American Economy brings together more than 500 mayors and business leaders who support immigration reforms that will help create jobs for Americans today. More…