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  • Paid Summer Internships at YAF: Deadline April 1

    3/29/2012 11:17:28 AM Posted by Ron Meyer

    Young America's Foundation's internship program provides usefuland effective training for student leaders preparing for a careerin the ConservativeMovement.            

    Students selected to participate in the highly-competitiveprogram receive unparalleled educational opportunities andbenefits.

    Young America's Foundation's interns attend signatureconferences and seminars, free of charge.  They hear fromprofessors, Nobel Laureates, acclaimed authors, public policyanalysts, and other dynamic speakers who help deepen theirunderstanding of policy matters involving individual freedom, astrong national defense, free enterprise, and traditional values.  

    Interns have the exclusive opportunity to introduce guestspeakers, often before a national C-SPAN audience, at theseprograms.  This memorable experience provides aonce-in-a-lifetime opportunity for student leaders to develop anddeliver a short public address. 

    It is no wonder interns often tell us they learn more from ourprograms in one day than they do during an entire semester atschool!

    In addition to participating in conferences and seminars,interns learn invaluable skills working under the direction of ouroffice staff.

    Our experienced staff oversees the training of interns in anumber of areas, including policy research, analysis, andwriting.  We devote considerable resources to helping studentsimprove their skills in these areas that employers often report arelacking in prospective hires. 

    Interns who work under the supervision of our staff to developquality op-eds and blogs may enjoy the benefit of having theirpieces published.    

    Young America's Foundation's interns are provided with a $1,000monthly stipend.  Interns are expected to find their ownhousing and have access to a car.  

    Interns are provided with a $1,000 monthly stipend, but you mustfind your own housing and have access to a car.  Click here for an intern application.  Applications aredue April 1 for the summer term, August 1 for the fall term, andDecember 1 for the spring term.  Available positionsare:  

    Headquarters Internships, Herndon, Virginia

    Our Sarah T. Hermann interns train under the supervision of ourexperienced national headquarters staff.

     Benefits include exclusive training at the NationalConservative Student Conference, National High School LeadershipConference, CPAC, seminars, and Capitol Hill events.

    We request the following as part of your internship applicationmaterials:

    •  Intern application 
    • Resume
    • Two writing samples (papers written for class, articles oropinion pieces written for a campus or local newspaper, etc.)
    • Official transcript
    • Cover letter explaining why you'd like to intern at YoungAmerica's Foundation

    Please contact Patrick Coyle at 800-USA-1776 if you have anyfurther questions.

    Reagan Ranch Center Internships, Santa Barbara,California

    Our Reagan Ranch Center interns train under the supervision ofour experienced staff at our "Schoolhouse for Reaganism" indowntown Santa Barbara.  

    Benefits include exclusive training at the West Coast LeadershipConference, Reagan Ranch High School Conference, Reagan RanchCenter seminars, and special events at the Reagan Ranch.

    To apply, please compile the following information:

    •  An intern application 
    • A current resume with a cover page explaining why you wouldlike to intern at the Reagan Ranch as well as your dates ofavailability
    • A current college transcript
    • Two writing samples

    Send these documents to:

    The Reagan Ranch Center
    Attn: Ana Lightle
    217 State Street
    Santa Barbara, California 93101


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