I worked at American Legislative Exchange Council full-time (Less than a year)
At ALEC interns receive greater responsibilities and one-on-one time with department heads than other DC internships provide. There are opportunities to be published on the site or through op-eds. Reimbursement for food and transportation. Flexibility with supervisors to attend DC events during the day
Some supervisors are more organized, encouraging, and helpful than others. Management only deals with what it can see or is confronted with. A few interns were told they would work in one department and when they arrived they were told they had to work at another department.
Advice to Management
Fairly straightforward; communicative. The intern coordinator is very organized and helpful. Behavioral interview, need knowledge of the American Legislative Exchange Council. Would be especially helpful just going into the interview to understand the history of the American Legislative Exchange Council and how it is viewed/functions in the United States today.
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