MMC - Government Relations Intern - Washington, DC - College Program Spring

Employer
MARSH & MCLENNAN COMPANIES, INC
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 13, 2017
Closes
Oct 16, 2017
Hours
Full Time
The Mission of Marsh & McLennan's Government Relations team is simple: Advance the Company's public policy interests. We collaborate with business leaders to determine our priorities; engage with lawmakers and regulators to educate them about these issues; and align industry trade associations and allies into coalition partners to broaden the Company's influence. We work to advance policymakers' understanding of the issues that impact our businesses, by introducing officials in Washington and other legislative capitals to our company's capabilities. If you are interested in working with a team of dedicated professionals who advance policymakers' understanding of issues that impact everything from healthcare reform and retirement security, to Crop Insurance and Cyber Secruity, please take a look at this work opportunity. Responsibilities: Research public policy issues and write abstracts as requested Assist in researching content for white papers developed by the team Assist with Lobbying and FEC filing requirements Provide administrative support in coordinating calls and meetings for the team Review periodicals from congressional subscriptions for relevant and timely content Assist with maintaining the department's fundraising database Maintain highest ethical standards and confidences Qualifications Have completed their sophomore year in college Can work part-time in our Washington DC Office during the Spring semester Demonstrated commitment to governmental affairs Proven knowledge of Congressional members or other local and national government figures Strong communications skills Extraordinary attention to detail Strong time-management skills and ability to uphold deadlines Solid computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required Marsh & McLennan Companies is a global professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and people. Marsh is a leader in insurance broking and risk management; Guy Carpenter is a leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; Mercer is a leader in talent, health, retirement and investment consulting; and Oliver Wyman is a leader in management consulting. With annual revenue of $13 billion and approximately 60,000 colleagues worldwide, Marsh & McLennan Companies provides analysis, advice and transactional capabilities to clients in more than 130 countries. The Company is committed to being a responsible corporate citizen and making a positive impact in the communities in which it operates. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: www.mmc.com/diversity . Visit www.mmc.com for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @MMC_Global Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at: www.mmc.com/. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: www.mmc.com/diversity . Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.