Job Opportunities

NPRI Transparency Research Internship

Position Description: The Transparency/Policy Research Intern will participate in an ongoing government-transparency initiative being undertaken by the Nevada Policy Research Institute. He/she must be extremely detail-orientated and organized, be a self-starter and have the ability to manage and follow up on hundreds of public-records requests. He/she must have a positive attitude and be willing to go above and beyond to finish the job.

The Transparency Researcher Intern will work out of NPRI’s Las Vegas office.

NPRI is a nonpartisan, free-market think tank that promotes policy ideas consistent with the principles of limited government, individual liberty and free markets. Recognized as the leading free-market voice in Nevada, NPRI’s primary areas of focus are education, fiscal and labor policy, with the goal of advancing free-market principles in each. Additionally, NPRI operates the Center for Justice and Constitutional Litigation, TransparentNevada.com, TransparentCalifornia.com and Nevada Journal.

NPRI’s internships are unpaid.

Responsibilities:

  • Make hundreds of public-records requests
  • Add requests to a detailed spreadsheet to ensure that records requests are being tracked and followed up on as needed
  • Conduct professional correspondence with government officials by phone and email to obtain requested public records
  • Review public-records requests to ensure that all requested data is provided
  • Data entry

Qualifications — the ideal candidate will:

  • Be extremely organized
  • Enjoy working on a large and complex project
  • Be extremely detailed-orientated
  • Be a hard worker
  • Believe in free enterprise, individual liberty and limited, accountable government
  • Be able to manage and keep track of the need to follow up on hundreds of public records at the same time
  • Be comfortable working with numbers
  • Have a positive attitude and a willingness to accept constructive feedback and offer honest input

Application requirements:

Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials in one PDF or Word document:

  • Résumé
  • Cover letter detailing:
    • What you hope to gain from an internship with NPRI
    • Overview of your political philosophy

Materials should be emailed to Victor Joecks, Executive Vice President, vj@npri.org.


NPRI Development Internship

Position Description: The Development Intern will assist the development team at the Nevada Policy Research Institute with prospect research, meeting set up and event planning and execution. He/she must be extremely detail-orientated and organized and be a self-starter. He/she must have a positive attitude and be willing to go above and beyond to finish the job.

The Development Intern will work out of NPRI’s Las Vegas office.

NPRI is a nonpartisan, free-market think tank that promotes policy ideas consistent with the principles of limited government, individual liberty and free markets. Recognized as the leading free-market voice in Nevada, NPRI’s primary areas of focus are education, fiscal and labor policy, with the goal of advancing free-market principles in each. Additionally, NPRI operates the Center for Justice and Constitutional Litigation, TransparentNevada.com, TransparentCalifornia.com and Nevada Journal.

NPRI’s internships are unpaid.

Responsibilities include:

  • Research and build profiles on donor prospects
  • Research and find contact information on donor prospects
  • Conduct professional correspondence requesting meetings with prospective donors for NPRI’s development staff
  • Provide logistical planning and support for NPRI events
  • Update direct mail spreadsheet as needed

An ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Hard working
  • Great researcher, especially using online tools and searches
  • Extremely organized and detailed-orientated
  • Strong writer
  • Believe in free enterprise, individual liberty and limited, accountable government
  • Have a positive attitude and a willingness to accept constructive feedback and offer honest input
  • Entrepreneurial spirit

Application requirements:

Qualified candidates should submit the following application materials in one PDF or Word document:

  • Résumé
  • Cover letter detailing:
    • What you hope to gain from an internship with NPRI
    • Overview of your political philosophy

Materials should be emailed to Victor Joecks, Executive Vice President, vj@npri.org.