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POSITION

Regional Director (Volunteer)

DESCRIPTION

Regional Directors operate independently from home and maintain contact with The Borgen Project's Seattle office. Directors attend a conference call every Monday evening.

Responsibilities

   Attend one (30-60 minute) conference call every week with the President of The Borgen Project and Regional Directors from across the United States (5PM PDT, 6PM MDT, 7TM CDT, 8PM EDT)
   Meet with local congressional leaders and lobby for legislation that improves living conditions for those living on less than $1 per day.
   Assist with fundraising efforts.
   Built a network of people engaged in the cause.
   Develop and implement strategies for furthering the cause

SALARY/BENEFITS

Unpaid

HOURS/DAYS

4-6 hrs/week; 6 month minimum commitment

EMPLOYER

The Borgen Project

WEBSITE

http://borgenproject.org/regional-directors-program/

ADDRESS

Work from home

HOW TO APPLY

Send resume to hiring@borgenproject.org

OPEN

3/14/2014

CLOSES

Until filled

POSITION

Internship with Senator Risch's Office

DESCRIPTION

Senator Risch's internship program provides a unique experience that invites students interested in public service to observe U.S. democracy at work and participate in the legislative process.  To learn more about this amazing opportunity, click here.

EMPLOYER

Senator Risch's Office - Washington, DC

CLOSES

Internships are available year-round in the Washington, D.C. office.

POSITION

Regional Director Internship

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

Basic understanding of U.S. Politics and international development, highly organized with the ability to prioritize multiple functions and tasks while managing their work time efficiently, Strong team player that loves to bring new ideas to the table, Ability to demonstrate frequent independent judgment with decisiveness, Excellent overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.

HOURS

4-6 hours/week. Flexible, independent schedule

EMPLOYER

The Borgen Project

WEBSITE

www.borgenproject.org

CONTACT

Tiffany Curtiss

PHONE

(800) 278-0747

EMAIL

hr(at)borgenproject.org

TO APPLY

To apply, send your resume to ops@borgenproject.org.

CLOSES

On-going opportunities

POSITION

Political Internships in Paradise!

DESCRIPTION

The Project Vote Smart National Internship Program provides a unique lesson in the study of American politics. Students from across the nation and around the world come to our high tech research center in the Montana Rockies for ten weeks to help American citizens educate themselves about elected officials and candidates.  To learn more visit www.votesmart.org or call 888.868.8762.

EMPLOYER

Project Vote Smart

CLOSES

On going opportunities

POSITION

Internships

DESCRIPTION

Discover a variety of internship opportunities!

EMPLOYER

Purina-Nestle

APPLICATION PROCESS

Through facebook - Career Connexion

POSITION

Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows Opportunity

DESCRIPTION

The Emerson National Hunger Fellows Program is a leadership development program that trains, inspires, and sustains emerging leaders committed to social justice. Program participants gain practical experience fighting hunger & poverty through placements in community-based organizations across the country, as well as policy experience through placements in Washington, D.C. In this unique program bridging community-based efforts & national public policy, Bill Emerson National Hunger Fellows develop as effective leaders in the movement to end hunger & poverty. Each year, 20 participants are selected from around the country for this year long program. 

SELECTION CRITERIA

Must be committed to social justice, demonstrate leadership qualities & skills, committed to anti-racism, Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience, & U.S. Citizen or permanent resident.

SALARY/BENEFITS

$16,000 annual living allowance with health insurance, travel expenses, housing placement, $3500 end of service award, & more other benefits.

BUSINESS/EMPLOYER

Congressional Hunger Center

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Please fill out an application (found at www.emersonapplication.org) which has 3 parts: a data form, 3 page application document, & letters of recommendation. For a more detailed description, please click here.

ADDRESS

Congressional Hunger Center, Hall of the States Building, 400 N. Capitol Street, NW Ste. G100. Washington, D.C. 20001

WEBSITE

www.hungercenter.org

EMAIL

fellows(at)hungercenter.org

PHONE

(202) 547-7022  Ext. 29

CLOSES

On-Going

POSITION

Washington Internship Institute (WII)

DESCRIPTION

WII offers three Internship programs for undergraduate and graduate students: 

� The Capital Experience - serves students of all majors who wish to investigate careers in Washington, DC. 

� The Embassy and Diplomatic Scholars Program - serves students with interests in international relations including languages and business. 

� Go Green Program - serves students with interests in environmental action and policy.

BUSINESS/EMPLOYER

Washington Internship Institute

WEBSITE

www.WIIDC.org

PHONE

1-800-435-0770

CLOSES

On-Going

POSITION

Student Internships/ADA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

APPLICABLE MAJORS

Criminal Justice, Psychology Sociology, Political Science, Technical Communications, and Mass Communications (Video Production)

CURRENT OPENINGS

Marine Patrol; Misdemeanor Probation; Inmate Learning Center; and Pretrial/Electronic Monitoring.

See the attachments.

Student Internships. Marine Patrol Internship.

HOURS

Flexible to Student Schedule

TO APPLY

Please submit an application at http://careers.adasheriff.org/.

HIRING STANDARDS

Please visit: http://www.adasheriff.org/Careers/HiringStandards.aspx

SALARY

UNPAID

CONTACT

Angie Fisher

HR Selection & Internship Coordinator

(208)577-3554

afisher(at)adaweb.net

CLOSES

Continuous Recruitment

POSITION

Department of Commerce Internships

DESCRIPTION

5 openings each semester in the following departments:  Economic Development, Office of Science & Technology, International Business Development, Tourism Development and Information Technology

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

Desired Experience/knowledge/interests:

~Experience or training in spreadsheet, database, and word processor software

~Knowledge of data collection, research, and analysis

~Good writing and communications skills

Specific responsibilities may include:

~Research and organize industry, economic and other statistical data

~Contact government entities and businesses to obtain data elements to include in publications and databases

~Update data elements, create spreadsheets and databases, and develop charts

~Enter data, text and graphics into publications

~Attend conferences and meetings and provide support work

DAYS/HOURS

Up to 20 hours per week during fall/spring semester.  40 hours during summer semester.

SALARY

UNPAID

CONTACT

Alicia Harper 208-334-2650 ext 2136 or Fax 208-334-2631

TO APPLY

Resumes are accepted year round via fax or at alicia.harper(at)commerce.idaho.gov

CLOSES

On Going

POSITION

Georgetown's D.C. Internship

PROGRAM

Internship in Washington D.C. through Georgetown University. The program has two tracks: Public Policy and International Policy. This program allows approximately 300 hours of professional internship experience. The package includes housing, internship placement, courses for credit, and special events. This is a great opportunity to interact with other student leaders from around the country and the world.

TO APPLY

Applicants must complete an online application available at www.dcinterships.org. Applicants must be undergraduates who have completed at least two semesters of study at an accredited college or university by the start of the Institute. Scholarships are also available within the online application and must be submitted with the rest of the application.