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Graduate Policy Intern

Washington, DC Job ID JR0234996 Job Category Intern/Student Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Intern
Job Description

Intel is a company of bold and curious inventors and problem solvers who create some of the most astounding technology advancements and experiences in the world.

Government relations have never been more important to Intel's success and Global Government Affairs (GGA) focuses on a range of urgent policy issues like domestic manufacturing incentives, trade with China, IP protection, and other business-critical priorities.

We are looking for a creative and collaborative candidate to support our International Government Affairs (IGA) Team on a range of operational projects and policy issues. Working with the entire IGA team, you will support Intel's long-term business objectives. You will also help define and develop a best practices toolkit to assist IGA in supporting GGA's objectives by providing proven approaches, platforms, and programs that can help drive outcomes.

The position will be a full-time, paid position, with the possibility of continuing to work part-time after the fall is done. This role is intentionally broad and will require a candidate who can work in a dynamic environment. During the Internship, you will get real-world experience with ownership of projects from day one, as well as the opportunity to develop a network inside and outside of Intel.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • Must have excellent interpersonal/communication, writing, and presentation skills
  • Candidates must demonstrate high ethical standards
  • General computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Is organized, adapts to a changing environment, works independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated skills to effectively and comfortably interact at all corporate and political levels
  • Self-starter who can take general direction and produce specific results
  • Identifies and understands key technical aspects of corporate operations in legislative and regulatory proposals, understands business implications, and synthesizes policy documents for internal and external customer
  • Influences, negotiates with, and persuades others, intelligently builds a course of action, analyzes trade-offs, and makes recommendations even in ambiguous situations


Minimum qualifications are required to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your schoolwork/ classes/ research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a Graduate Public Policy, Law degree, or relevant Master's degree program
  • Must have completed at least 1 year of graduate coursework
  • Must be available for a period of 3 months, beginning approximately October 1 to December 30, 2022 (exact dates flexible)
  • 3+ months of work, internship, or other leadership experience in a professional environment, with an emphasis and demonstrated interest in international government affairs and public policy work

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A keen understanding of the international policy process as well as the technology industry
  • Experience creating and effectively delivering factual, relevant, and easily understandable talking points and other messaging

This position is not eligible for Intel immigration sponsorship

Inside this Business Group
Intel’s Growth Acceleration Team (GAT) offers unique opportunities to work in a variety of areas, including counsel to Intel businesses; technology and intellectual property licensing; patent prosecution; trademarks and brands; litigation, mergers, acquisitions and investing; public policy, legislative and regulatory lobbying; global trade, export, import, and customs; and corporate compliance.

Covid Statement
Intel strongly encourages employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Intel aligns to federal, state, and local laws and as a contractor to the U.S. Government is subject to government mandates that may be issued. Intel policies for COVID-19 including guidance about testing and vaccination are subject to change over time.

Posting Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.
We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, and benefit programs. Find more information about our Amazing Benefits here:

Working Model
This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.
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