Internships

Internships

Opportunities 2017–2018


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Mayor Setti Warren Spring Campaign Fellowship
Newton Mayor Setti Warren is running to be the next Governor of Massachusetts and his team is excited to offer the opportunity to be a part of their 2018 Spring Fellowship program. Spring Fellows will help to build their goal of the biggest grassroots campaign in Massachusetts history, focusing on combating economic inequality with strategies like single payer healthcare and free public college. All fellows will have the opportunity to specialize within a specific department, support their caucus program, and attend campaign events across the commonwealth. They will report to the campaign's senior staff and will also have the opportunity to have an interdisciplinary experience working with other departments. This program is designed to produce the next generation of campaign organizers here in Massachusetts. Deadline to submit an application for the Spring Fellowship is Monday, January 8, 2018.
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Internship Middle East Institute
Middle East Instutite is looking for interns for young people who are interested in the Middle East. Interns in the Publications Department acquire a broad knowledge of current Middle East scholarship and current events, while also learning about in-house publishing and the daily management of The Middle East Journal. Interns in the Development Department share responsibility for identifying potential individual, foundation, and corporate donors, and cultivating MEI’s existing relationships. Interns in the Programs Department conduct research and produce backgrounders on potential event topics, promote and run MEI’s policy events and conferences, liaise with the policy community, and monitor the press. There are also opportunities for advanced students—particularly those highly proficient in Arabic—to work as Research Assistants for our scholars. If interested, please send them an email or visit their website.

PIRG Campus Action Jobs
PIRG Campus Action works to organize, amplify, and empower students as we tackle the issues that shape our future, and they are hiring for full-time positions as Campus Organizers, with internship opportunities for underclassmen. PIRG Campus Action engage and mobilize hundreds of students on issues ranging from tackling climate change and getting big money out of politics to organizing voter registration drives and increasing recycling on campus. They work with students to decide the strategies and tactics they’ll use to run campaigns that promote clean energy, public health, a stronger democracy and more. They are hiring for positions in California, Massachusetts, Oregon, New Jersey, North Carolina and a few other states. More information >

Let America Vote Fellowship
Let America Vote, Jason Kander's new grassroots organization to protect voting rights, is looking for students who want to learn how a first-class political operation functions and who are interested in a greater time commitment. Fellows benefit from the organization's Field Organizer Training Program where they'll learn about grassroots organizing from a team of experts, preparing them to be even more effective in their roles within the organization. This program prepares students for future success on advocacy, political campaigns, and other modes of valuable civic engagement. To apply for the fellowship program, visit www.letamericavote.org/intern, call the organization at (571) 336-2643, or email them at intern@letamericavote.org.

Environment America Internship
Environment America is looking for students who care deeply about the environment and who are ready to make a difference. Interns help the organization educate and engage citizens on the most critical environmental issues of this time. Environment American works on several campaigns in order to protect and save the environment, to increase sustainable living, and to protect public lands. Students help get these issues into the media, build coalitions, organize events and lobby decision-makers. As interns, students will work side-by-side with an Environment America advocate, attend sessions to learn more on environmental issues and to gain organizing skills, and learn how to analyze and take action on environmental problems. For questions, reach out to Jake Taber at jtaber@environmentamerica.org.
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