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Government & Regulatory Affairs Intern

  • Faegre Drinker
  • Indianapolis (Part-Time)

Posted: Aug 04, 2023


Job Description Summary:

Faegre Drinker has an opportunity for a Government & Regulatory Affairs Intern to work with in our downtown Indianapolis office. Under limited authority, this role supports members of the Government Advocacy team with client services during the Fall 2023 semester. You will be an essential part of the team as you conduct research and monitor policy issues. In addition, this position will work with other talented individuals who share a passion for doing great work in the best interest of our clients.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, collect, and research items related to interim study committees with Indiana General Assembly
  • Assist with trade associations and client communications
  • Help organize legislative events and client conferences
  • Remain informed of local and national news to provide timely updates on client issues
  • Assist Government Advocacy teams with administrative projects
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.

What is Expected:

  • Ability to problem-solve
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively in a virtual environment (e.g., via phone, web/videoconference)
  • Ability to concentrate on tasks, make decisions and work calmly and effectively in a high-pressure, deadline-orientated environment
  • Demonstrated ability to use good judgment in taking initiative while asking for direction or clarification and consulting others, as appropriate
  • Willingness to be flexible with time and adjust to a changing work environment
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships, both internally and externally, while maintaining a client service orientation
  • Ability to use sound judgment and discretion in dealing with highly confidential information
  • Ability to maintain regular attendance and work regularly scheduled hours
  • Ability to take direction and accept supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, organize and accurately prioritize work, be detail-oriented, understand when urgency is required and use good judgment in varied situations
  • Ability to work effectively with co-workers in a team oriented collaborative environment


  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Communications, Business, or related field
  • Experience in the Government, Legislative or Political process preferred
  • Working knowledge of social media preferred