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Political Affairs Internship - Nationwide, United States

Employer: The Borgen Project

Job Description:

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S., Canadian and U.K. foreign policy. This is a part-time 12-hours per week, unpaid telecommuting internship. The internship is for 12 weeks, however, if your availability is limited, you can work ahead and complete the program in fewer weeks. Responsibilities will include leading public and political outreach in your state and district. – Meet with members of Congress/Government or their staffers in your State/District/Constituency. – Represent The Borgen 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 Government 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. Start Date: New programs begin every month, you choose the month you wish to start. We respond to every applicant within 14 days. Please check your spam folder for our emails and if nothing has been received.

Job Requirements

Job Details

Job Type: Part Time, Internship, Volunteer
Number of Openings: 100
Wage: Unpaid
Hours: 12 Hours per Week
Job Category: Internships, Political Science, Summer Jobs & Internships

Contact Information

Lynsey Alexander
HR manager
1120 Pacific Avenue Suite 100,
Tacoma, WA 98402
Phone: (253) 433-7118

Application Method(s)

  • Email,
  • Email Resume,
  • Email Resume and Cover Letter

Listed Until: April 21, 2024


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