Job ID:  26124417

Company:  The Borgen Project

Application Type:  Seeking Co-op/Intern

Job Title:  Political Affairs Intern

Description:  The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that works with U.S. leaders to improve their response to the global poverty crisis. This is a part-time 12-hours per week, unpaid telecommuting internship. The internship is for 12 weeks and responsibilities will include leading public and political outreach in your state and district. 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. Start Date: New programs begin every month, you choose the month you wish to start.

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