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Internship: Government Relations
Title:Internship: Government Relations
Job Type:Non-exempt (hourly)
Posting Date:09/12/2019
Location:College Park, MD


The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is seeking a part-time Intern for the Government Relations program to assist with public policy and fellowship programs.


This internship will give you first-hand experience within the government relations industry, with responsibility that will include but are not limited to

  • Attending science policy coalition meetings
  • Assisting with recordkeeping
  • Advertising and coordinating fellowship programs
  • Organizing science policy events and activities and scheduling meetings


The intern will work up to 10 hours per week during the academic year. This is a paid internship. Our office is located within walking distance of the College Park Metro and University of Maryland.


What is AIP?

We are the American Institute of Physics. Our mission is to advance, promote, and serve the physical sciences for the benefit of humanity. We promote the physical sciences through effective communication, education, and policy initiatives.


Why Work for AIP?

We want you to love working here, and we have a workplace culture that reflects that. With our commitment to community service, monthly catered lunches, and an on-site fitness center, we work hard to make sure AIP is an awesome place to work. Did we mention that you will work with amazingly talented colleagues in a variety of departments?


We offer an incredible total compensation package including competitive pay, multiple healthcare options to meet your needs, commuter benefits, free parking, tuition assistance, and an outstanding retirement plan.


Diversity Welcome!

We encourage and invite people from diverse backgrounds to apply and join our team. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, creed, marital status, gender identity or expression, political affiliation, personal appearance, national origin, ancestry, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability.




* Candidates should complete the entire application, upload a cover letter and a resume.

 At least two years of college completed with an interest in or knowledge of the federal legislative process and/or scientific community. Must be dependable, detail oriented and able to think strategically. Strong communication skills and experience with   computer applications including Microsoft Word and Excel are required. Preference will be given to candidates available through May 2020.


Located in College Park, Maryland, AIP is a federation of societies that advances, promotes, and serves the physical sciences for the benefit of humanity. Learn more at

AIP is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer  

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