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Work. Serve. Thrive. Imagine a place where your talent can make a meaningful difference in peoples’ lives. Working at Feeding America is a uniquely rewarding experience in which our employees work together as vital parts of a much larger mission. We are innovative, mission-focused, diverse, collaborative, values-driven and focused on results. We are a national, nonprofit organization and the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, our mission is to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage our country in the fight to end hunger. The Opportunity The Feeding America Internship Program offers students an opportunity to complement their formal education with career-building experience in public policy. Interning at Feeding America provides an excellent introduction to policy analysis, lobbying, grassroots organizing, coalition building, and advocacy communications. Interns gain firsthand experience in domestic hunger and nutrition policy and Congressional politics. Interns work closely with Feeding America staff to promote Feeding America‚Äôs policy agenda on hunger and nutrition assistance programs to a variety of audiences, including grassroots activists, congressional staff and other stakeholders. Responsibilities Staying informed about specific legislation and policy issues and general political trends and providing written and oral updates to Feeding America staff about developments on issues and legislation. -Attending and taking notes at Congressional hearings, meetings, and briefings. -Conducting research on policy issues and legislation. -Writing memos and fact sheets on policy issues and legislation. -Compiling and formatting data on hunger and poverty related issues and programs. -Accompanying Feeding America staff to lobby members of Congress. -Scheduling meetings with and making deliveries to Congressional offices. -Completing some administrative tasks such as faxing, copying, and mailings. -Special projects as assigned.