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Public Policy and Economics Internship

VGM Group, Inc.
Job Description
The Public Policy and Economics Intern will assist in The VGM Group’s legislative and regulatory initiatives in the healthcare industry with research, special event planning and preparation, communication and administrative duties. Frequent interaction with government officials and VGM members will occur. The right candidate must be detail oriented, demonstrate good communication skills, and work well in a team and individual environment. This position is a paid internship with potential for full-time employment. Apply at:
The work is fast-paced and deadline focused. You will be challenged to work as part of a team and autonomously on projects such as:
  • Compiling and documenting historical and current legislative/regulatory statutes, rules and laws relating to the healthcare industry y
  • Debriefing and communicating legislative actions
As an intern with VGM one will be afforded the opportunity to work and experience VGM’s unique business environment and dynamic culture. The intern must be able to handle multiple concurrent projects and be very detail oriented.
Hours:                        Internship, 20-25 hours/week potentially more in the summer months
Timeframe:                Spring and potentially summer with potential for extension or a full-time career
Working Location:    Waterloo, Iowa
Compensation:         Paid Internship; the selected candidate will be well compensated and will have growth opportunities within VGM, up to opportunities for full-time employment.

Preferably candidates should be well versed in public policy and/or economics and preferably an educational background in either focus field.
  • Solid working knowledge of Excel and relevant software such as MS-office: Word, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Sound interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking skills and dedication to research
  • Client focused approach to work
  • Possess the ability to be independent in much of their function and to reach out when help is needed
  • Highly organized with the ability to prioritize workload and manage multiple, potentially conflicting deadlines with attention to detail and within agreed timelines
  • A flexible attitude with respect to work assignments and new learning
  • Shows commitment to and performs consistently high quality work
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