Internships: Internship Detail
Internship: Organizing Specialist
|Contact||Annie Bauccio, Co-Founder, Educate Our State|
|Employer Name:||Educate Our State|
|Location:||Flexible/Work from home|
|Hours:||30-40 Hours Per Week|
|Who should apply?||Both Undergrad and Graduate Students|
Statewide educational nonprofit, Educate Our State, seeks a student intern interested in grassroots organizing, K-12 education and public policy, with a creative flair and general passion for public education, to join its team for the summer.
The intern will concentrate efforts on social marketing and general outreach to gain advocates for the cause. This work will be completed almost entirely online, although intern may be asked to meet with current or potential supporters. The Intern will be wholly responsible for planning and executing all efforts in concert with our board of directors.
This internship will offer a substantial opportunity to learn grassroots organizing techniques, while applying knowledge learned in the intern’s home institution course work. The intern will work closely with the organization’s Field Operations team who are working to grow the organization through regional leadership. No office space will be provided, but position will offer significant contact with our dynamic board of directors.
Specific tasks may include but are not limited to:
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To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Summer Internship is restricted to people who are currently active, matriculating students in an accredited program who are preferably on summer break, and who are eligible to work in the US.
All students must provide their own computer and work-space, housing and transportation. All students must be positive, professional self-starters, who are able to complete tasks given in a reasonable amount of time. Students must have excellent written, grammatical and verbal skills, and be able to work in online platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, You Tube) with ease. Experience in grassroots organizing and non-profits a plus. Excellent skills in Word and Excel required.
The ideal candidate will be extremely organized, detail-oriented, resourceful, friendly over the phone (or in iChat or video conference), as well as willing and able to learn new online platforms.
Opportunity to participate in conference calls with statewide leaders of Education Policy Reform efforts will be available. Students should be available for the entire summer.