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Position Overview: New Leaders is seeking a current graduate or undergraduate student for an internship with our Policy Team during the summer of 2015. The position will be located in our Washington, DC office, another New Leaders city site or remotely. The intern will work directly with the Policy Team on a wide variety of education policy matters. Depending on the specific assignment, the intern may have the opportunity to conduct research on the current state and federal legal and regulatory climate, draft and edit policy documents, or provide input on policy development. Specific Responsibilities: Research, summarize, and analyze state and federal policies and practices, including legislation and regulations. Support the creation of high-quality written materials, including drafting and editing policy documents and presentations. Provide input on the development of specific policy recommendations, tools, and resources. Support and collaborate with the Senior Director of Policy and others within the organization on discrete projects, including tailoring policy recommendations for specific state- and local-contexts. Track important education news and events at the federal- and state-level.