College credit is available.
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. Must be available Monday’s 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.
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.