The Borgen Project
Political Affairs Internship
Company: The Borgen Project
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Location: 300 N Orange St Wilmington, DE 19801
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:

- Must be available Mondays 4:30-6:00 PM PST for The Borgen Project’s national conference call.

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