May 23, 2024

Political Affairs Internship

  • The Borgen Project
  • Remote (Arizona, USA)
Intern Government

Job Description

Are you passionate about making a difference in the world? Look no further!

The Borgen Project is an international organization that works at the political level to improve living conditions for people impacted by war, famine and poverty.

With 20 years of experience in the advocacy space, The Borgen Project has worked to support the passage of numerous bills that have benefitted close to 500 million people in developing countries.

Political Affairs Internship:
 The role focuses on making poverty a focus of U.S., Canadian and U.K. foreign policy. This is a part-time 12-hours per week, 12 week, unpaid remote internship. If your availability is limited, you can work ahead and complete the program in fewer weeks.
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Responsibilities will include:

  • Leading public and political outreach in your state and district.
  • Meeting with members of Congress/Government in your State/District/Constituency.
  • Representing The Borgen Project at various business, political and community events.
  • Assisting with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
  • Mobilizing individuals to contact their members of Government in support of key poverty-reduction legislation.
  • Speaking to groups, classes and organizations.
  • Writing letters of support for key programs to political leaders, media and other groups.


Experience:
 No prior experience is necessary, we’re looking for people who are passionate about fighting poverty and righting wrongs, regardless of your GPAs/background.

Details:
 This is an unpaid internship, although college credit is available.

Start Date:
 New programs begin every month, you choose the month you wish to start.