Venn Internships

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Welcome to the Venn Strategies Internship Page! We thank you for your interest in an internship with our firm.

Venn offers interns a fast-paced working environment with challenging and engaging opportunities for public affairs and political careers to develop. Venn’s internships are offered during the summer.

Interns work directly with the firm’s various teams on a wide variety of projects, clients and subject matters. Our boutique firm environment enables an intern to experience a range of policy issues common to the federal government, while offering them access to several areas of professional interest to further their career.

Venn is also an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants for internships will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic under state or local law.

If you require an alternative method of application or screening, please contact Human Resources.

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  • Summer Intern

    Position Summary

    Are you interested in learning how to navigate national politics, policy, and public affairs in a fast – paced environment? Would you like to spend a summer in Washington learning from our seasoned principals and staff, being trained in professional skills, and meeting future professional contacts and mentors?

    Venn Strategies is a fast-paced, nationally recognized full-service government and public affairs firm based in Washington, DC. Our track record of success is a function of our broad array of working relationships, our strategic expertise and our impeccable bipartisan reputation across the policy and political spectrum.

    We offer our clients a wide range of deliverables focused on advocacy, issue management, coalition management, grassroots engagement, alliance development and strategic advisory services. Specializing in matters of health care, tax, economic policy, financial services, trade and critical infrastructure, our firm strikes a critical balance providing the depth and breadth of a major political powerhouse, combined with the personal attention and engagement that only a principal-driven boutique can offer.

    We are currently accepting applicants for our 2023 Summer Internship, which runs from June to August. We are seeking summer interns for our healthcare, critical infrastructure, tax & financial services practices, as well as our cross-functional events team. We offer our interns challenging and engaging opportunities to develop public affairs and political careers, through direct working relationships with our government affairs professionals and exposure to a variety of projects, clients, and issues common to the federal government.

    The internship will be primarily in-person in our downtown D.C. offices, with opportunities to work remotely at the discretion of the firm. Please note: Applications must be fully vaccinated for COVID- 19, including a bivalent booster. This is a paid internship. Interested applicants must be rising college seniors, recent college graduates, or current graduate students.

    Example of Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Support staff on real-time event planning
    • Participate in and take notes at relevant policy briefings, hearings, advocacy meetings
    • Monitor legislative and policy developments and conduct in-depth research on specific policy issues
    • Prepare memos, transcripts, bios, and facts sheets on assigned topics
    • Schedule congressional staff meetings and/or support client meeting prep
    • Perform other duties as required

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please submit (1) a resume, (2) two references, and (3) a brief statement of purpose. All documents must be in a single Word document or PDF file and sent to Please indicate “Venn Strategies Internship Applicant” in the subject line. Applications must be received by February 24, 2023 at 5 pm EST.

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    qualified individuals based on race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental

    disability, genetic information, veteran’s status, marital status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation or any other status protected by applicable law. Venn is an equal opportunity employer. If you require an alternative method of application or screening, please contact Human Resources.