Pay Our Interns Launching New Push for Paid Internships to Be Included in Upcoming Federal Budget and Advance Goal of Attracting Talent to Public Service

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Tuesday, October 19th Contact: Jess Huang, Jess@payourinterns.org, ‪(949) 438-3563‬ Pay Our Interns Launching New Push for Paid Internships to Be Included in Upcoming Federal Budget and Advance Goal of Attracting Talent to Public Service WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Pay Our Interns (POI) announced a major new push for paid federal internships to be included in the upcoming Fiscal Year 2022 federal budget. The effort is supported by

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POI is hiring a Communications Fellow!

Happy Friday! We’re looking for a Communications Fellow interested in developing their digital background, including expanding on creating on social media content and working on developing media pitches. You’d work with the Communications Manager in support of POI’s goals, and developing your own communication skills! To apply, please visit the application form.

ABC News: Lawmakers call on Congress to pay interns amid calls to diversify staff

ABC News: Lawmakers call on Congress to pay interns amid calls to diversify staff

As the new freshman class of Congress makes history as the most diverse class in the history of Congress, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are calling on colleagues to pay the intern class on Capitol Hill. Last week, a congressional committee gave final approval to a new program forcing Congress to set aside funding to mandate Congress to pay its interns. The non-profit bipartisan group Pay Our Interns, which pushed the effort for intern

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The Washington Times: ‘Pay Our Interns’ advocates call new rules from House Democrats ‘too late’

The Washington Times: ‘Pay Our Interns’ advocates call new rules from House Democrats ‘too late’

House Democrats issued guidance to lawmakers Tuesday allowing them to use up to $20,000 a year from a new fund to pay interns and to reimburse them for expenses they incur. The new rules also define the interns in the congressional handbook and lay out the ethical standards they must abide by. The rules are only interim guidance and will be refined as more offices take advantage of the program,

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