It’s intern season again! Time to give your interns the opportunity to gain experience working in a Congressional office by learning new skills and participating in staff responsibilities. Although this summer may not offer a normal Capitol Hill intern experience, there’s still plenty of valuable projects that interns can participate in and even lead completely remotely. Here are seven suggestions for useful projects that summer interns can complete independently, including how to set up your IQ account and start training.
Whether for security concerns or lack of access to proper technology, many offices still rely on paper. With Congressional staff and constituents facing unprecedented challenges during this time, it’s increasingly important to have the ability to perform office processes completely online. Here are three easy ways your office can easily digitize and streamline your current processes.
Although cloud technology has become the gold standard in the private sector, it has had a long road to implementation in the government space. In 2011, the White House introduced the “Cloud First” policy, an initiative to unleash the potential and accelerate the adoption of cloud computing for government agencies. Unfortunately, the ease and efficiency of cloud computing for data storage and information sharing brought with it unique and unfamiliar security concerns. As more federal government agencies began adopting cloud technology, there quickly grew a need to create new security standards for the government vendors providing this technology.