Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits - Public Policy Intern
Home Town: Portland, Oregon
Summary of your responsibilities in your fellowship role
In this role I worked on a variety of projects which included in depth policy analysis and the creation of policy content and resources for external stakeholders. I also worked on engaging with leaders at local nonprofits to better understand their policy interests and activities.
In what ways are you making a positive contribution to your organization/department?
I helped the policy team with completing their projects and supported their work in nonprofit advocacy by researching, writing and designing new content for the website and newsletters.
What are 1-2 aspects of your Fellowship that have been most rewarding or helpful to you so far?
Being able to interact with the nonprofits we serve and talk with them about how they approach policy and advocacy.
What would you recommend to LSB students who want to make a difference in the community?
Seek out roles at nonprofit organizations, find places to volunteer and get involved with local issues.