The Borgen Project
Political Affairs Internship
Company: The Borgen Project
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Location: Seattle,, WA, 98107, US
Project Details

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.

Key Responsibilities:

- Meet with members of Congress and/or Congressional staffers in your State and District.

- 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 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.

General requirements

REQUIREMENTS

  • 4 months, 14 hours/week
  • Category
    Advocacy & Human Rights
    Hunger
    Politics
    Skills Area
    Networking
    Fundraising
    Public Speaking