Description

About Hedera:

Hedera is the decentralized governing body for the Hedera network, an enterprise-grade public distributed ledger technology (DLT) network that’s fast, environmentally sustainable, and secure, making it well-suited to become an integral layer of the emerging web3 world.

Hedera is governed by a diverse group of world-leading institutions distributed across six continents, representing multiple industries, including technology, banking, financial services, web3, education, legal services, gaming, aerospace, and manufacturing. The vision for the Hedera network is to support a trusted, empowered, and decentralized digital future for everyone; cyberspace where you work, play, buy, sell, create, and engage socially; where you have safety and privacy in your digital communities; where you feel confident when interacting with others; where you own and control your information. Hedera brings together some of the best minds in the industry.

We are proud of our high-quality culture and dedicated to values of integrity, ethics, service, excellence, and teamwork. We are looking for hard-working, talented, and collegial people to help achieve this vision. Join us and say, “Hello future.”

About the Intern role:

As Hedera’s Global Policy Intern, you will have a unique opportunity to work on novel, complex, and exciting global policy projects that touch topics such as blockchain/digital ledger technology, cryptocurrency, cybersecurity, banking, financial inclusion, human rights, innovation, international trade, national security, privacy, property rights, technology development, and Web3.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct policy research and draft memoranda analyzing policy issues.
  • Draft letters, blogs, submissions, and other external materials.
  • Summarize remotely-attended global policy events.
  • Update policy tracking systems and schedule meetings.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Excellent critical thinking, policy research, writing, and verbal communication skills
  • Have a demonstrated interest in digital assets and blockchain/digital ledger technology
  • Strong understanding of U.S. policy making process. Familiarity with European Union and United Kingdom policy making processes.
  • Outstanding attention to detail, time management, and organizational skills

Education: Must have earned a BA/BS. Preference for candidates currently enrolled in an accredited graduate public policy degree program.

Hours and Pay: Intern is expected to work 15-20 hours per week. $20-23 per hour. Internships are non-exempt positions.

Location: Remote. If located in the Washington, D.C. area, potential for occasional in-person meetings.

Qualified candidates will be asked to submit a writing sample

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