Employment type: Full/Part Time
Location: Washington, DC
Access Partnership seeks an intellectually curious and articulate individual interested in exposure to the world’s leading information and communications technology (ICT) companies and to the policy makers forming the legal and political landscape of the technology sector. We support our clients’ business and public policy interests on the cutting edge of technology decision-making worldwide. Given the fast pace, constant evolution, and high-profile political focus on technology policy, we seek dynamic, flexible, intelligent individuals ready to address new challenges.
With offices in London, Brussels, Abu Dhabi, Dakar, and Washington DC and expanding resources in the rest of the world, we provide global consultancy services across five continents. Our organization is a specialist firm supporting information technology clients from the satellite, space, mobile, ICT hardware and software industries, cloud providers, broadband providers and Internet companies. Access Partnership covers public policy issues across the information technology and telecommunications fields – including trade, cloud computing, privacy, security, Internet governance, broadband, spectrum and white spaces, intellectual property, tax, and standards.
If you are ready for a challenge, please apply.
- Research and analyse domestic and international policy topics, political trends, processes, and regulations across all information technology and telecommunications policy areas.
- Provide on-going tracking and documenting of policy developments across multiple markets.
- Assist in the development of office resources (marketing content, one-pagers, etc.) to backstop client engagement, including both policy and business issues.
- Assist in development of marketing materials and business development material
- Support research of telecommunications licensing requirements and manage licensing projects.
- Provide back-up administrative support.
Desired skills and experience
- Bachelor’s degree in related area.
- A genuine interest in technology policy.
- An interest in international trade, politics, business and market trends.
- Demonstrated research abilities.
- A good attitude.
- Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate at all levels.
- IT literacy – at least intermediate level Microsoft office and other publishing platforms.
- The ability to grasp new concepts quickly and be self-sufficient.
- Well organized, highly motivated, and proactive in finding ways to get things done and meet professional goals.
- Flexibility to handle multiple requests, sometimes changing priority mid-stream.
- Effective time management skills.
- Graduate degree or candidacy for graduate degree.
- Fluency in one or more foreign languages.
- Previous consultancy and/or technology policy experience.
The internship is based in Washington, DC. This is an opportunity for growth and development, and the position includes remuneration on an hourly basis.
The internship would be for an initial term of three months. We are open to flexible schedules, but would prefer a candidate who is available in the office at least 20 hours per week.
How to apply
Interested applicants should submit the following to USRecruitment@accesspartnership.com:
- A cover letter telling us why you’re the right person for the job. Be creative and concise.
- A CV, outlining relevant skills and experience.
- An example of your best work. This could take many forms, including your published writing or piece of analysis, a news article describing something you did, or academic work that illustrates your skills — anything that indicates why you would be a good fit for Access Partnership