Position Summary

Deloitte LLP’s Policy & Government Relations (PGR) team is looking for qualified policy and legislative interns who are eager to learn about how a professional services firm engages in policymaking at the federal, state, and local levels. This internship will enhance your understanding of the environments in which Deloitte operates as a large professional services firm and how the PGR team supports key business functions. As an intern, you will work with diverse groups of professionals, gain first-hand exposure to the tools, processes, and services we provide to our internal stakeholders, and learn how we engage externally with policymakers, third-party advocates, and coalitions to protect and advance Deloitte’s business interests.


Work you’ll do

As an intern, you will work as part of the PGR team, with a focus on researching, tracking and reporting on those legislative and policy issues consistent with Deloitte’s business interests. You will develop written products, which may include presentations, memos, policy briefs, and fact sheets. You may also have the opportunity to attend political briefings, think tank panels, and other events and provide briefings about those events to the team.


The team

The Policy & Government Relations team seeks to influence public policy on issues that advance Deloitte’s interests, both directly through interaction with policymakers and indirectly through interaction with those who influence policymakers, such as trade associations, think tanks, and others. Internally to the firm, the team provides guidance and direction to firm leadership on issues of strategic policy importance and helps support efforts to maximize impact across business, regulatory, governmental, and social sectors.




  • Undergraduate rising senior majoring in political science, government, public policy/administration, or a related field
  • Strong academic track record (minimum 3.4 GPA)
  • Must by legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent research skills and attention to detail
  • Experience working with Microsoft Power Point, Excel, and Word
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Action-oriented and ability to manage and meet deadlines
  • Travel up to 10% may be required dependent on role and location (While 10% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice)
  • The start date for this position will be in summer 2021



  • Strong understanding of policy environment and/or past experience working for or closely with Capitol Hill, state or local government, policy organizations (e.g. think tanks, advocacy groups), or in another government relations-related role
  • Prior experience working on issues related to financial services, education & workforce development, DEI, or immigration, and/or previous consulting experience

Our people and culture

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Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Learn more about our commitment to developing our people.

As used in this posting, "Deloitte" means Deloitte Services LP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Requisition code: 2594