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Political Affairs Internship

The Borgen Project

Political Affairs Internship
Remote Part-Time Unpaid


College credit is available.


This is a part-time 14-hours per week, unpaid telecommuting internship. The internship is 4-months and if hired, you'll be responsible for leading public and political outreach in the state and district assigned to.

  • 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.

*The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy.


  • Must be available Monday’s 4:30-6:00 PM PST for The Borgen Project’s national conference call.

  • 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.

About Us

Fight global poverty! The Borgen Project is an innovative campaign that is bringing political attention to global poverty. We meet directly with members of Congress to build support for programs that are effective at improving living conditions for the world's poor.

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