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Political Affairs Internship (telecommute)

Organization

The Borgen Project

Description

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. This is a part-time 14-hours per week, unpaid telecommuting internship. The internship is 4-months and responsible for leading public and political outreach in the state and district assigned to.

Requirements


– Meet with members of Congress and/or Congressional staffers in your State and District. Project at various business, political and community events.
– Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
– Mobilize individuals to contact their members of Congress in support of key poverty-reduction legislation.
– As needed, speak to groups, classes and organizations.
– Write letters of support for key programs to political leaders, media and other groups.
Qualifications:
– Outstanding writing skills.
– Self-starter who can produce great results with limited supervision.
– Strong oral communication skills and ability to lead meetings and give speeches.

Type

Co-op/Internships

Work Schedule

Flexible - Will work with applicant

Salary

unpaid

Benefits

unpaid

Required Education

Some college

Work Location

Other — nationwide

Application Process

Learn more at http://borgenproject.org.
Email your resume and cover letter to openings@borgenproject.org with "Political Affairs Internship" in the subject line.

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