Paid Internship with Democracy Matters
Date inactive: 4/1/2014
CARE ABOUT DEMOCRACY?
Want a job that lets you make a difference?
Work on your campus as a PAID INTERN
Democracy Matters - a non-partisan, non-profit organization committed to giving students a voice in pro-democracy issues - is offering paid part-time internships during the academic year from September through May. Democracy Matters interns:
Learn the skills of political organizing for social change…Create a Democracy Matters chapter on campus…Build coalitions of student activists on campus...Organize teach-ins on money in politics...Run workshops in local high schools...Receive training and year-round mentoring from experienced DM staff…Coordinate with other colleges in sponsoring reform legislation...Lobby and educate elected officials about campaign finance reform...Run petition drives and door-to-door canvasses to educate students on the issue of money in politics.
Democracy Matters provides undergraduate interns with a stipend of $500 per semester, professional support, a wide range of materials, funding for campus activities, and opportunities to participate in regional and national conferences.
Applicants should have a commitment to social change and some organizing experience. No expertise in campaign finance reform is required. Forward your resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org or apply online.