Global Public Affairs (GPA) Intern

About the Open Call worldwide

The current internship Opening is on us American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (ASME) We are currently seeking an Intern to join our Global Public Affairs (GPA) team.

Brief description of ASME

ASME helps the global engineering community develop solutions to real world challenges. Founded in 1880 as The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME is a nonprofit professional organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing and skill development across all engineering disciplines, while promoting the vital role of the engineer in society. ASME codes and standards, publications, conferences, continuing education, and professional development programs provide a foundation for advancing technical knowledge and a safer world. From college students and early-career engineers to project managers, corporate executives, researchers and academic leaders, ASME’s members are as diverse as the engineering community itself.

Current Vacancy: Title – Global Public Affairs Intern

We are currently seeking an Intern to join our Global Public Affairs (GPA) team. ASME’s GPA department is the convergence point for ASME’s public policy work, as well as much of its international operations.


The primary responsibility of the GPA intern will be supporting the Government Relations, India, and China teams. The GPA Intern will also work closely with the GPA Program Manager to coordinate operational and administrative departmental activities.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing operational and administrative support for the department
  • Tracking current issues and global trends that could impact ASME’s international operations
  • Attending government, international, and/or engineering-focused events and webinars
  • Assisting in the coordination and promotion of GPA meetings and activities
  • Supporting Policy Impact 2022 and the ASME Federal Fellows recruitment, as necessary
  • Assisting in outreach to ASME stakeholders in government, academia, and industry
  • Other duties as assigned

This role requires a proven track record of demonstrating knowledge, excellence and practical experience in the following technical and professional skills and competencies:

  • Exemplary written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organization, analysis, and research skills
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to manage simultaneous assignments and projects
  • Ability to complete assignments on time and deliver quality, detail-oriented work
  • Progressive thinker and self-starter

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

ASME is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.   At ASME, we nurture an inclusive environment, and we encourage, support and celebrate diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, gender identity & expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, disability, or protected veteran, military status, or any other basis protected by law.

Equal Employment Opportunity policy Statement

Our Equal Employment Opportunity policy pertains to every aspect of an individual’s relationship with the organization, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training and development, promotion, programs, and all other terms and conditions of employment.

ASME COVID-19 vaccine Statement

ASME requires all employees to be fully vaccinated with an authorized COVID-19 vaccine or be approved for an exemption based on a legally required accommodation.

Important to all Applicants: Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Job Title: Global Public Affairs Intern

Requisition ID: 1487

Job time: Part-time

Job type: Temporary

Locations: Washington, DC, US