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Federal Affairs Legislative Intern
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SRP | Washington, DC
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Job Description

SRP, the nation's third-largest public power and water utility is seeking a graduate student intern for its Federal Affairs Internship program at its Washington, D.C. office. The Washington, D. C. office represents SRP at the federal level and advocates on a wide array of issues important to SRP and its customers and shareholders.

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct open source research
  • Monitor media stories
  • Produce written summaries and reports
  • Assist with event planning and support
  • Assist with administrative support and other office duties


  • Interest in learning about energy and water-related issues and their corresponding policy challenges and solutions
  • Highly motivated and results oriented with a desire to exceed expectations
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
  • Attention to detail and quick learner
  • Ability to work independently in an office setting
  • Familiarity with MS Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Photoshop training is a plus.

Additional Information

  • Must be enrolled in graduate studies
  • SRP requires its college interns to be enrolled in a minimum of six hours per semester
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Schedule: 32 hours/4 days a week, Monday through Thursday. Fridays are optional depending on the Congressional schedule.
  • Salary: Graduate Intern: $18.46/hour
  • Internship Program to start in May of 2017 and will end in August of 2017 (with the potential of being extended through December of 2017)


Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 5244

EOE - SRP encourages a diverse workforce

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.



About SRP

SRP is two entities: the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District, a political subdivision of the state of Arizona; and the Salt River Valley Water Users' Association, a private corporation. The District provides electricity to more than 860,000 retail customers in the Phoenix area. It operates or participates in eight major power plants and numerous other generating stations, including thermal, nuclear, natural gas and hydroelectric sources. The Association delivers nearly 1 million acre-feet of water to a service area in central Arizona. An extensive water delivery system is maintained and operated by the Association, including reservoirs, wells, canals and irrigation laterals.