The department of Government and Community Affairs is pleased to present opportunities for employment and internships. Listed below are all of the positions available. Please read the description thoroughly. If you meet the requirements please send all necessary materials to any of the department contacts. We look forward to hearing from you!
Term of Employment: December 2022 (negotiable) – April 2023
The Metro Atlanta Chamber’s Public Policy team is hiring for their 2023 Government Affairs Internship. The Government Affairs Intern will support MAC staff members, at the Capitol, and our office, as we help shape legislation impacting metro Atlanta and Georgia.
The Metro Atlanta Chamber Public Policy team tackles important issues such as tax, transportation, water, environment and education and workforce development. We focus on improving our region’s quality of life, growing jobs, supporting infrastructure and the economy, and protecting Georgia’s brand as the #1 place for business.
The ideal candidate is a high-achiever, self-starter, and team player. Successful candidates will be organized, possess strong networking and communication skills, and be capable of managing multiple projects without close supervision. Responsibilities will vary based on needs during the session.
Term of Employment: November 2022 – December 2022 (with possibility of hire)
GA Changemaker Bootcamp is a November training program that matches underrepresented students to paid roles in Georgia’s legislature – elected officials, progressive organizations, or advocacy groups. After a series of virtual trainings in November, the Georgia Youth Justice Coalition will guide each changemaker through a matching process to spring semester job opportunities. In person networking events, behind-the-scenes tours of the capitol, and exclusive job training with seasoned progressive legislative advocates are all included.
Bootcamp will cover essential legislative skills such as press strategy, policy analysis, policy writing, advocacy and pressure campaigns, and more! The program’s curriculum is heavily influenced by the outcomes of the November 2022 election. For day-by-day overviews, the Bootcamp curriculum overview is linked here. Application deadline is November 9, 2022.