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New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA) Located in Trenton, New Jersey, NJBIA provides information, services and advocacy to its member companies to build a more prosperous New Jersey. As the nation’s largest statewide employer association, NJBIA represents 20,000 plus companies in every industry in the State.

 

NJBIA is seeking an intern to join our team for the fall, spring or summer semesters. The position requires the ability to work independently, strong writing and research skills, a basic understanding of governmental processes and an interest in New Jersey politics.

 

Interns will be financially compensated for their hours worked: $10.00/hour. The association will also work with interns to secure academic credit if applicable.

 

Responsibilities may include, but not be limited to:

·        Completing research projects.

·        Assisting in policy and economic research.

·        Reading scholarly articles.

·        Assisting in the development and distribution of educational materials on high-priority legislative issues.

·        Assisting in the development of coalitions on issues of importance.

·        Attending state legislative committee meetings.

·        Monitoring state and federal legislation and regulatory issues.

·        Drafting correspondence and policy positions.

·        Maintaining databases.

·        Additional projects as needed.

·        Assisting at events.

 

Qualifications:

·        College or graduate student majoring in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Political Science, Government Affairs, Public Policy or related disciplines.

·        Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

·        Strong research skills.

·        Ability to work well independently.

·        Computer savvy and comfortable on the phone.

·        Well-organized, detail-oriented, and consistently reliable.

 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, short writing sample, three recommendation letters (2 letters from professors) to Frank Robinson at frobinson@njbia.org.

 

 

NJBIA does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.

 

 

 

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Peter Jacob, Democratic Candidate for NJ 7th’s Congressional District is hiring finance staff for the 2018 campaign against incumbent Leonard Lance.

Responsibilities include:

  • Traveling and working directly with Peter
  • Organizing and coordinating fundraising events
  • Compiling and analyzing data, research
  • Developing and implementing strategic plans

Applicants for this position must:

  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be able to write clearly and concisely
  • Be able to balance and prioritize multiple projects
  • Have proven organizational skills
  • Be personable and enjoy working with others
  • Be comfortable communicating on the telephone
  • Ideally, have database experience

Full description and contact info is available here.

Posted: 6/26/2017

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Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman for Congress
Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman is seeking interns for Summer 2017 to work on her re-election campaign. Candidates should be highly motivated, progressive individuals who can commit to working a minimum of 10 hours per week in the Trenton area.
Interns will be working out of the finance department and will experience many aspects of fundraising including donor research, planning and staffing events, and database management. This Internship can be done for credit, if approved by your university or college.
Responsibilities may include (but will not limited to):
  • Event planning and staffing
  • Donor research
  • Database management and other administrative duties
  • Reaching out to the Congresswoman’s supporters
  • Writing first draft emails and communications

Applicant Requirements:

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Access to a computer
  • Interest in politics and progressive causes
  • College or University student or recent graduates

 

Posted: 4/18/17

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TCNJ Journal of Student Scholarship

The TCNJ Journal of Student Scholarship was first published in 1998 to provide a forum for outstanding research fostered by the collaboration of TCNJ students and faculty. The twentieth volume of the Journal, scheduled to be published in electronic format in the spring of 2018, continues that tradition.  Hoffman Prize Eligibility: Essays published in TCNJ Journal of Student Scholarship will be considered for the $1,500 Hoffman Prize, awarded annually to the student who writes the best essay published in the Journal.

This is an open invitation to all students (including grad students and graduating seniors) to submit, and to all faculty members to encourage students to submit, copies of PAPERS OF EXCEPTIONAL MERIT for possible publication in the 2018 edition of the Journal of Student Scholarship.  The Journal welcomes submissions from students in ALL academic disciplines.  PAPERS should be no more than twenty typewritten, double-spaced pages in length, excluding abstract and notes.  There is no minimum length.  Students will be informed whether their papers have been selected for publication and, if selected, what revisions are required for publication.

In addition, students who, individually or in collaboration with a faculty member, have presented (or had accepted for presentation) work at a regional, national, or international conference after September 1, 2015, are encouraged to submit CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS for recognition in the Journal.  The ABSTRACT should be no more than 300 words long, and include the name, date, and location of the professional meeting at which the work was presented.  Furthermore, students, who, individually or in collaboration with a faculty member, have had work published (or accepted for publication) after September 1, 2015, are encouraged to submit a BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION of their work for inclusion in a special section of the Journal.

The style and format requirements for submission (as well as previous editions of the Journal) are available at: http://www.tcnj.edu/~joss/index.html.   The deadline for submissions is Friday, June 23, 2017.  All students should provide contact information, including e-mail addresses and phone numbers, at which they can be reached in the summer of 2017 and the fall and winter of 2017-18.  Please encourage students to follow the formatting and submission directions and to consult previous issues of the Journal when preparing their essays for submission.

Send papers, abstracts, and bibliographical citations to David Venturo, Editor, TCNJ Journal of Student Scholarship, at the Department of English, Bliss Hall, TCNJ.  If you have questions, please contact Prof. Venturo by e-mail at dventuro@tcnj.edu.

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Posted: 4/11/17

 

International Student Conferences (ISC) is currently seeking an experienced and pro-active team player for the ISC Program Manager position. Please share this announcement with those who you believe would be excellent candidates. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until May 10, 2017.
This is a great position for those who are interested or have experience in: nonprofit management, a passion for ISC’s mission, and/or US-Asia relations.
Interested applicants are to complete a questionnaire and submit their resume to hr@iscdc.org. Only those who complete this two-step process will be considered.

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Posted: 3/24/17

We are pleased to announce that the 37th Annual Mid-Atlantic Undergraduate Social Research Conference (MAUSRC) will be held on Friday, April 28, 2017. This conference will be held at Villanova University and sponsored by the Department of Sociology & Criminology.

Come join more than 100 students, faculty, and staff from diverse disciplines such as Anthropology, Global Studies, Sociology, and Education from institutions across the Mid-Atlantic region including Elizabethtown College, the University of Pennsylvania, Swarthmore College, Haverford College, Temple University and Drexel University.

We will convene from 10am-4pm and the day’s events will include an inspiring keynote speaker, a complimentary lunch, and exciting opportunities for undergraduate students to present their own research as well as to hear what their peers across the region have been investigating.

Here is a sample of students’ experiences at previous MAUSRCs:

“It was a great opportunity to see what other students are researching and to exchange ideas. It also gave me the chance to get over my fear of presenting at a conference.”

“It was fun and a great learning experience for me.”

There is no fee to register or participate in the conference. Student participants and their project advisors will be treated to an opening reception and lunch.

Please consider yourself invited to the 37th Annual Mid-Atlantic Undergraduate Social Research Conference and we encourage you to extend this invitation to faculty, staff, and undergraduate students at your institution. Abstracts of submissions are due Friday, April 14, 2017. Stay tuned for upcoming announcements about conference registration and abstract submission on ourdepartmental website as well as via email.

Don’t miss out on this valuable opportunity to meet and exchange ideas with young scholars across the region! You are welcome to check out highlights from previous conferences held at Villanova including the 2015 MAUSRC, 2014 MAUSRC, and 2013 MAUSRC.

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Posted: 3/24/17

We are hiring a Social & Digital Campaign Analyst in our graduate development program.
We are looking for someone who is excited to merge their creative and analytical sides working for clients like L’Oréal, Samsung, NBC Sports and Loews.

You will utilize primary, secondary and cutting edge digital tools to gather information and turn it into compelling insights and stories.

These insights and narratives are used to inform brainstorms, optimize ongoing campaigns and measure the business impact of marketing activities.

FleishmanHillard is part of Diversified Agency Services, a division of Omnicom Group Inc., and has more than 80 offices in 29 countries, plus affiliates in 42 countries. Visit us at www.fleishmanhillard.com.

Feel free to give me a call at 201-956-3580 or e-mail at chris.rightmire@fleishman.com for more information. This post is geared towards recent grads, so feel free to share!

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Posted: 3/8/17

Type of Position: Fellowship/Scholarship

Job Title: The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce/Payne Scholar

Organization Name: The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce
Location City: Trenton
Location State: New Jersey
Contact Name: Lauren Lalicon
Contact Email: LaurenLalicon@njchamber.com

Job Description:
The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce is seeking a superior young professional in the state to become the recipients of the Chamber’s ongoing ‘Payne Scholar’ initiative. The initiative is named in honor of Bill Payne, a long-time chamber executive who devoted his life to the interaction of business and government. The Payne Scholar will work with the State Chamber and its team of top-notch executives to help fulfill the Chamber’s mission and support a pro-growth agenda for New Jersey in the following areas:

Economic Development
Transportation
Environment and Energy
Government Reform
Health Care
Workforce/Education Reform
Fiscal Policy and Tax Reform
Labor
Other issues areas as needed

The Payne Scholar will have the opportunity to experience the full scope of responsibilities involved in managing a business and lobbying organization. Under the direction of appropriate Chamber managers, specific responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

Conducting research
Analyzing policy issues
Providing legal research
Helping prepare background briefings, critical analyses, and position papers for Chamber management
Attending legislative hearings with the Government Relations team
Attending meetings
Working on special projects as required
Helping prepare letters, speeches, and testimony
Managing committees and conferences
Helping with policy calls from State Chamber membership and legislative offices.

We seek a current student or recent graduate with bachelors or master’s degrees in government relations, business, economics, and/ or law degrees. Candidates need to have a strong understanding of, and interest in public policy and economics. He or she must be well organized, have strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills, and be comfortable working with modern communications venues including social media. Candidates should be able to work three (3) days a week. Mondays and Thursdays are required days.

This is a one-year assignment with the potential for extension and offers a maximum stipend of $9,000 with hours to be determined. This is not the average internship experience. The Payne Scholar will attend meetings of the State Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors; interact with presidents and CEOs from New Jersey’s most prestigious businesses. He or she will interface with representatives from the business community, from lobbying and advocacy organizations, and with legislative staff on an every day basis, thus opening a world of opportunities that could lead him or her to a more substantial position with one of these organizations following his or her tenure with the Chamber. In addition to helping the State Chamber with its work in support of business issues, the selected individual will also benefit from the satisfaction of knowing they will create a significant legacy, and a more impressive resume, as a Payne Scholar.

Start date – May 2017
End date – May 2018
Application Deadline: May 1st
Please send resumes to Lauren Lalicon, Director of Government Relations at:
Lauren.Lalicon@njchamber.com

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Posted: 2/14/17

The Washington, DC office of FleishmanHillard, a global communications firm are look for interns for our office, and wanted to share with you the opportunities we have available.We have a number of openings for Public Relations interns in an array of sectors, including Public Affairs, Public Sector, Healthcare, Brand Marketing, and others. It pays $13-$15/hr, and is open to students and recent graduates who are a junior or above with at least a B average.  Interns experience multiple facets of the communications industry and engage with account staff on a variety of projects, including research, writing, event coordination and staffing, media relations and creative brainstorming.

Applications for the Summer Session, which runs from June 1 to August 18, are due March 1. See here for more info.

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Posted: 2/13/17

This internship is seriously a fantastic opportunity for students looking to get involved in politics. This is the same program as how. Our campaign staff has tremendous experiences and connections throughout the political realm in field, communications, digital, and political from working on the campaigns of Sanders, Clinton, Duckworth, De Blasio, and Warren (among others unnamed). You’ll gain experience in issue advocacy, digital organizing, voter mobilization, networking, event planning  and communication.

 

Preview attachment JJ Internship Flyer.pdf

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Posted: 2/13/17

The Jack Ciattarelli for Governor campaign is looking for qualified and motivated student interns to join our campaign. Those looking to gain valuable and hands-on campaign experience are encouraged to apply. Interns will have the opportunity to work alongside campaign staff on projects such as voter outreach, targeting, canvassing, event planning and administrative tasks. High School Students and College Students are welcome to apply.

https://ssl.gstatic.com/docs/doclist/images/icon_12_pdf_list.png Ciattarelli Student Internship Application.pdf

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Posted: 2/13/17

The CELR and Career Centers are excited to share an upcoming internship opportunity: the Summer Community Leaders program. This summer, an interdisciplinary team of 12 students will be selected for eight-week internship placements with local non-profits. Participants receive a $2500 stipend. In addition, SCL interns will meet on a weekly basis for meals, trainings, field trips, and lectures.

For more information, visit http://celr.tcnj.edu/SCL or e-mail SCL@tcnj.edu. A program flyer and timeline are attached

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Preview attachment SCL Flyer (4).pdf

Preview attachment SCL Timeline.pdf

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Posted: 2/8/17

The Guadagno for Governor campaign is seeking motivated, dedicated, organized, and responsible individuals who are interested in working with political operatives to learn the “ins and outs” of a state-wide campaign in New Jersey.

As part of the internship program, you will gain valuable insight into the everyday functions of the campaign. Working alongside our core staff members, you’ll develop extremely valuable political skills, and learn how to apply them to any level of the political sphere.

Preview attachment Internship opportunity – Guadagno for Governor.pdf

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Posted: 1/31/17

Papa Scholarship applications for 2017-18 are now being accepted!

Students applying for any of the Pan American Association Scholarships must meet the following criteria:

  • Superior academic performance
  • Major in Latin American or related studies, including Spanish or Portuguese languages
  • Extra-curricular activities or demonstrated experience related to Latin American countries, and
  • Be nominated by a Latin American Studies affiliated professor acquainted with the student
The Scholarships of the Pan American Association of Philadelphia are intended to encourage and reward area college students for their academic achievement, community service, and engagement with Latin America.  Over the years, the Association has increased its support for the program and now awards nearly $20,000 in scholarships annually.  The application deadline is March 22.

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Posted: 1/25/17

Monmouth University

STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP WEEK

Undergraduate Research Conference

In Political Science

 

 

Monmouth University’s Department of Political Science and Sociology invites paper proposals from current undergraduate students for presentation at our academic conference. The event should introduce students to the conference atmosphere, provide networking opportunities for all participants, as well as offer students from across the region a fun an engaging experience on the shores of New Jersey.

 

Topics of the papers may include subject matter from all relevant subfields of political science (panels will be formed based on submissions). Faculty members are asked to sponsor student proposals and possibly serve as either panel chairs or discussants. We encourage students conducting research relevant to Political Science to apply. The deadline for proposal submission is Monday, April 3rd.

Proposals should include:

  • Faculty sponsor information

 o Please indicate faculty’s willingness to serve as a Panel Chair or Discussant

  • Student author information
  • Abstract (250 words max)

To submit a proposal, please send the above information in a Word or PDF document to: schapman@monmouth.edu

For additional information concerning the conference or paper submission process, please contact Dr. Stephen Chapman (schapman@monmouth.edu, 732-571-4481) or Dr. Joseph Patten (jpatten@monmouth.edu, 732-263-5742).

Conference Fees: $35 (payable at time of registration)

Conference Hotel:

The Asbury Hotel

210 5th Ave., Asbury Park, NJ 07712

Phone: 732-774-7100

http://www.theasburyhotel.com

 

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Posted: 1/24/17

 

GPLASC UNDERGRADUATE TRAVEL RESEARCH GRANT COMPETITION 2017

 

The Greater Philadelphia Latin American Studies Consortium (GPLASC) is pleased to announce the competition for travel grants to undergraduate students interested in conducting research in Latin America. Successful students may use the award to undertake research during the summer of 2017. Grants vary in size, depending on the research project. The maximum amount per grant is $1,600. The GPLASC travel grants cover research expenses such as travel, room and board, and photocopying. The grant, however, does NOT fund study at a foreign institution, tuition abroad, internship fees, or purchase of durable equipment, such as cameras, computers, or camcorders. The grant may be combined with grants from other sources.

 

GPLASC grants will NOT be made directly to students but to their departments or universities. Prior arrangements must be made in advance of receiving funds that the student has been granted permission to conduct research from their schools along with the necessary travel insurance.

 

Eligibility: Undergraduate students, except graduating seniors, from Colleges and Universities within the Consortium are eligible to apply. All majors are encouraged to apply; however, students must demonstrate a commitment to Latin American Studies through their coursework. Recipients will be required to make a presentation on their research to the GPLASC community in late fall 2017 or spring 2018 at the annual GPLASC-sponsored student research conference.

 

Deadline: Complete applications must be sent electronically by Friday, April 7 to greaterphillylasconsortium@gmail.com  The grant recipients will be announced on April 18th 2017. A committee of faculty members from the 15 member GPLASC consortium will make the final decisions on the grant applications. The applications must include the following:

  1. A cover sheet with a short project title along with the applicant’s name, university affiliation, undergraduate class, mailing address, phone number, and email address.
  2. A concise description of the proposed travel project with a brief summary of the project’s objectives and how the project contributes to the applicant’s undergraduate educational interest.
  3. Tentative Dates and Destinations of the trip
  4. A budget including airfare
  5. The applicant’s qualification to conduct the proposed research, including foreign language skills.
  6. A letter of recommendation on the departmental letterhead from a faculty member who has taught the applicant at least one course in the past. The letter should comment on the feasibility of the research project and the applicant’s ability to undertake such project, among others. The letter should be sent electronically by the faculty member to greaterphillylasconsortium@gmail.com
  7. A statement of support from the applicant’s department or university to which the GPLASC funds will be distributed.
  8. An official student transcript.

 

WARNING: Students should keep in mind that travel grants may not be awarded to those seeking to do research in countries or areas of countries under the US State Department’s travel warning. See the link at: https://www.osac.gov/Pages/Home.aspx. It is highly recommended that students use their school’s international/overseas studies office to register with whichever organization their school works with to ensure a safe travel abroad experience.

 

When, How, and Where:

All submissions must be submitted electronically without exception by Friday,

April 7 to greaterphillylasconsortium@gmail.com

 

Questions? Please contact GPLASC co-chairs Elizabeth Borland and Sarah Chartock via email to greaterphillylasconsortium@gmail.com

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Posted: 12/7/16

The Scoville Peace Fellowship, a highly competitive national fellowship program that provides
recent college and graduate school alumni with the funding and opportunity
to work with one of more than two dozen participating institutions in
Washington, DC, including leading think tanks and advocacy groups focusing
on international security issues.

Application Deadlines
Fall 2017 Fellowship: January 6, 2017
Spring 2018 Fellowship: October 2, 2017

 

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Posted: 12/6/16

The Petey Greene Program in New Jersey is  recruiting university students to tutor incarcerated men and women in 8 different state prisons in New Jersey. You can read more about our mission, vision and watch a video about our organization here.

Here are some more specific details about the program:

  • The students from TCNJ tutor at Jones Farm
  • We ask our volunteers to tutor once a week. A typical tutoring session, including transportation, takes about 3 hours.
  • In order to become a tutor, volunteers must attend a new tutor training run by Petey Greene, as well as a Custody Training conducted by the NJ Department of Corrections.

Check out the website (peteygreene.org) and apply to volunteer (peteygreene.org/volunteerapplication).

 

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Posted: 11/21/16

www.quinnforassembly.com

You do not need to live in the district to apply.

The internship will consist of working with and learning from the candidate, as well as his upper level staffers, on how to run a political campaign from the ground up. It will be a great experience and a great way to get involved in a campaign and actually have your opinions and ideas heard by the candidate and those in the upper staff levels.

www.quinnforassembly.com

Contact solomonal@rider.edu if you are interested.

 

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Posted: 11/14/16

Each year the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation offers a prestigious scholarship to sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to the environment or to American Indian nations. If you are a student interested in applying, or a faculty member who knows a potential candidate, please contact TCNJ’s Faculty Representative, Dr. Luke Butler, Associate Professor of Biology (lbutler@tcnj.edu, Biology 240). More details appear at the bottom of this message.
$7,000 Scholarship for students pursuing careers related to the environment

Study sustainability? Excited about environmental justice? Are you a leader for change on campus or in your community? If you’re interested in being plugged into a diverse and growing network of environmentally-committed student leaders across the country, check out the Udall Scholarship.

The Udall Foundation seeks future leaders from the entire spectrum of environmental fields, including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, and economics. The Foundation also seeks American Indian and Alaska Native students pursuing careers related to tribal public policy or Native American health care.

Benefits:
• Lifelong membership in an active and growing network of alumni
• Meeting other student leaders at the Udall Scholar Orientation
• Up to $7,000 for educational expenses

Eligibility:
· Be a current college sophomore or junior committed to a career related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native health care (applicants in the tribal public policy or Native health care categories must also be American Indian, Alaska Native, or Canadian First Nations).
· Plan on full-time study during the next full academic year.
· Be engaged in challenging coursework supporting your career goals.
· Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or U.S. permanent resident.

For more information, or to apply, contact TCNJ’s faculty representative for the Udall Scholarship, Dr. Luke Butler, Associate Professor of Biology, by December 11th, 2016. Application materials are due March 3rd, 2017. See scholarship details and application materials at http://www.udall.gov/.

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Posted: 11/9/16

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The Latin American News Digest invites you to nominate students for a limited number of internships for Spring 2017. Because the goal of the Digest is essentially a didactic one, to spread the word about news from Latin America, we feel strongly about providing the opportunity for students to participate in this process. Student writers and researchers contribute to our weekly issues by aggregating and writing summaries of news articles found in Latin American sources. Ideally internships happen in tandem with an independent study led by a faculty member of the appropriate department, but this is not a requirement. The result is an enriching experience for students who discover a variety of perspectives within the Latin American media. Students are able to identify trends and anomalies in the region, giving them a much greater breadth of knowledge and understanding of the hemisphere in which they live.

Intern responsibilities:
Interns must be able to write brief aggregations in English that summarize multiple perspectives from newspapers written in Spanish, and sometimes in Portuguese or English. Typically interns write 1000-1200 words per week (4-6 section articles or News in Brief items). Interns generally work approximately five-six hours per week with most of that work falling on Wednesdays and Thursdays since submissions are typically due by noon Eastern Standard Time on Fridays. This internship does not require onsite work. Interns work remotely, but need to be readily available via email, cell and skype.

Spring 2017 internships begin on January 3 and end in mid-May. Interns are expected to be available during that time; however, consideration will be given to “breaks” in the schedule if they are arranged with sufficient prior notice.

Intern qualifications:
Interns must possess excellent writing skills in English and advanced reading skills in Spanish. Ability to read Portuguese is a plus. Familiarity with Latin American civilization and culture, as well as general current events is highly recommended. The ability to meet deadlines is essential.

Application process:
Interns should submit a letter of interest as an example of their writing skills to Dr. Jana M. DeJong ( jdejong@hsc.edu ). The letter should outline the intern’s experience (coursework, travel, etc.) as it pertains to language skills and knowledge of Latin America. The names and contact information for two references must be included. One of the references must address the applicant’s ability to write in English, while the other should address the applicant’s reading ability in Spanish and/or Portuguese. One of the references should also speak to the applicant’s familiarity with Latin America. The letter of interest and contact information for two references must be submitted by November 28, 2016.

If you have any questions, please contact wjohngreen@latinamericannewsdigest.com
If you would like to learn more about us, follow this link:

https://ejopa.missouristate.edu/index.php/ejournal/article/view/65/7

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Posted: 11/9/16

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We are pleased to announce that the 2017 Pickering Fellowship application is now open. Please share this information with qualified candidates and ask them to visit our Pickering Fellowship page to assess their eligibility and view expectations for selected fellows.

As you know, the Pickering Fellowship is one of the State Department’s premier recruiting programs aimed at increasing diversity among U.S. Foreign Service officers. The Fellowship is designed to attract outstanding individuals from all ethnic, racial and social backgrounds who have an interest in pursuing a Foreign Service career with the U.S. Department of State. Women, members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and students with financial need are encouraged to apply.

 

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Posted: 10/30/16

 

John’s exploratory committee is now hiring fundraising staff.  Prior campaign and fundraising experience is not required.  This job would be an excellent opportunity for recent college/law school graduates and others who are interested in pursuing a career in Democratic politics or looking for a once in a lifetime experience.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Traveling and working directly with Assemblyman Wisniewski
  • Organizing and coordinating fundraising events
  • Compiling and analyzing data, research
  • Developing and implementing strategic plans

 

Applicants for this position must:

  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be able to write clearly and concisely
  • Be able to balance and prioritize multiple projects
  • Have proven organizational skills
  • Be personable and enjoy working with others
  • Be comfortable communicating on the telephone
  • Ideally, have database experience

To apply, e-mail a resume and a cover letter resume to Lori@Wiz2017.com

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Posted: 10/12/16

Global Talent Network & Scholarships for Mexicans

The Mexican Consulate in Philadelphia is putting together a group of young Mexican students –currently enrolled in the most prestigious universities in PA– to pursue a program called “Global Talent Network”, a program from the Mexican Government that aims at discovering high qualified and talented diaspora in the USA in order to ensure projects that benefit both, Mexico and the USA.

Any Mexican student who is interested in being part of this chapter of Global Talent Network in Philadelphia, please contact “Carlos Enrique Torres Corona (Consul de Prensa & promo)” ctorresc@sre.gob.mx.

To learn about scholarships for Mexicans, please visit http://becas.ime.gob.mx/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3&Itemid=40&lang=es

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Posted: 10/1/16

Public Policy & International Affairs Program (PPIA)

The Public Policy & International Affairs Program (PPIA) is now accepting applications for the 2017 PPIA Fellowship!

The PPIA program prepares undergraduates  to be competitive  candidates for top degree programs in the fields of public policy, public administration or international affairs through participation in a Junior Summer Institute (JSI).

JSI is an intensive, 7-week, academic program during the summer at one of these host campuses: •The Ford School – University of Michigan

  • The Goldman School – UC Berkeley
  • Heinz College – Carnegie Mellon University
  • Humphrey School of Public Affairs – University of Minnesota
  • Woodrow Wilson School – Princeton University

Eligible candidates are current undergrads who will be completing their B.A. between December 2017 and August 2018. The deadline to apply is November 1, 2016.

See: https://www.ppiaprogram.org/app/?utm_source=LOR+recruitment+2017+App+Announcement+&utm_campaign=2016+App+Outreach&utm_medium=email

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Posted: 10/1/16

Government Affairs Internship Opportunity

New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA)

Located in Trenton, New Jersey, NJBIA provides information, services and advocacy to its member companies to build a more prosperous New Jersey. As the nation’s largest statewide employer association, NJBIA represents 20,000 plus companies in every industry in the State.

NJBIA is seeking an intern to join our team for the fall, spring or summer semesters. The position requires the ability to work independently, strong writing and research skills, a basic understanding of governmental processes and an interest in New Jersey politics.

Interns will be financially compensated for their hours worked: $10.00/hour. The association will also work with interns to secure academic credit if applicable.

Responsibilities may include, but not be limited to:

  • Completing research projects.
  • Assisting in policy and economic research.
  • Reading scholarly articles.
  • Assisting in the development and distribution of educational materials on high-priority legislative issues.
  • Assisting in the development of coalitions on issues of importance.
  • Attending state legislative committee meetings.
  • Monitoring state and federal legislation and regulatory issues.  
  • Drafting correspondence and policy positions.
  • Maintaining databases.
  • Additional projects as needed.
  • Assisting at events.

Qualifications:

  • College or graduate students majoring in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Political Science, Government Affairs, Public Policy or related disciplines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Strong research skills.
  • Ability to work well independently.
  • Computer savvy and comfortable on the phone.
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and consistently reliable

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, short writing sample, three recommendation letters (2 letters from professors) to Nicol Nicola at nnicola@njbia.org.

 NJBIA does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.

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Posted: 10/1/16

Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship

The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship invites recent college and graduate school alumni to apply for six to nine month fellowships in Washington, DC, focusing on arms control, peace, and international security issues. Founded in 1987 to develop and train the next generation of leaders on a range of peace and security issues, the program has awarded 168 fellowships to date.

Application Deadlines: Spring 2017 — October 5, 2016 (begin between January 15 and April 1, 2017)Fall 2017 — January 6, 2017 (begin between July 15 and October 1, 2017)

 For further information, program description and application requirements, contact: (202) 446-1565info@scoville.orgwww.scoville.org ■ @ScovillePF ■ Facebook.com/ScovilleFellowship

Scoville Info to Universities

Scoville Flyer

 

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Posted 9/9/16

Interns with Brian Fitzpatrick for Congress will have a unique, challenging and informative experience learning about how to run a successful grassroots campaign.  With a set schedule on the campaign, interns will be able to take on leadership roles on a number of ongoing projects and tasks including:

1. Grassroots Organization and Voter Outreach

2. Volunteer Recruitment and Retention

3. Policy Research

4. Social Media and Developing an Online Presence

5. Earned Media Events

6. Targeting and Voter History Research

7. Personalized Mailings

8. Coalition Building

9. Fundraising and Event Turnout

Flexible hours are available to accommodate schedules, but a minimum of 10-15 hours per week is required for the position. Additionally, applicants are required to have experience with MS Word and Excel.

If you have any questions about the internship program, please contact Adam Lester at 201-787-5854 or adam@brianfitzpatrick.com.

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Posted 9/9/16

 The internship will be dynamic and fast paced and will be a great opportunity to see what the Democratic Party does in Bergen County and NJ.

Our interns will be integral players in our campaigns this year and will assist us with the day-to-day running of the Democratic Committee of Bergen County. Some tasks interns will help us with include:

  • tracking candidate activities and issues
  • working with local party organizations to party build
  • doing outreach work to our different constituencies
  • staffing our candidates and attending political events
  • assisting with our fundraising operation
  • doing research to assist our candidates and staff
  • participating in direct voter contact
  • registering voters
  • helping around our Hackensack office.

Interns will have the opportunity to work closely with our candidates and the staff of DCBC as well as interact with important Democrats in Bergen County. They will learn how parties work and how campaigns are run from the inside, and will make important connections.

This is an unpaid internship, but the experience will be invaluable for any student who is interested in politics. This will give students a great chance to experience NJ politics from the inside.

Please have interested students contact Rodyn Sanchez at rodynsanchez@gmail.com or 201-487-0001. 

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Posted 9/9/16

Jobs with Impact Make Your Impact for Our Environment, Our Democracy and Our Future   If you are interested in joining a team of passionate people to make an impact on issues like global warming, clean water, big money’s influence over our democracy and other issues that matter to our future, consider a job with Impact. Impact is a non-profit program of leading advocacy organizations, including Environment America and USPIRG, that runs grassroots campaigns. It’s a full-time, two-year commitment to work for our environment, our democracy and our future. Impact is now accepting applications to join our team in August 2017! Our early application deadline is September 25th. We also have immediate positions available.   If you aren’t looking for a full-time job, you can also make a big difference through an internship with Impact.   You can learn more and apply on our website or reach out to our Recruitment Director, Katie Otterbeck at jobs@weareimpact.org.

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Posted 9/9/16

Apply to intern for Steve Santarsiero’s Democratic campaign for Congress!

State Representative Steve Santarsiero is the Democratic nominee for PA-08, a crucial swing district and the most important congressional race this year.  Applicants should be reliable, organized, possess excellent interpersonal skills, and be able to thrive in a fast paced environment. Campaign internships look great on a resume and give you a leg up when applying to college and jobs.

To apply, email Sam Kleinman at sam@santarsieroforcongress.com with a brief cover letter and resume.

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Posted 8/31/16

Impact is a non-profit program of leading advocacy organizations, including Environment America and USPIRG, working on issues like global warming, clean water and the influence of big money on American democracy. Interns will have the opportunity to participate in national campaign briefings and activist skills trainings, all while getting in-state experience and mentorship from their lead campaign organizer.

Impact Interns will:
–       Recruit and manage a team of volunteers
–       Plan events in the community to generate awareness and understanding of the issues they work on
–       Gather petition signatures and photo petitions
–       Recruit local business owners and faculty to sign on to a letter to President Obama
–       Research and connect with potential coalition partners
–       Cultivate relationships with local politicians and other important figures in the community
–       Plan media events to publicize their campaign
–       Generate media advisories and press releases
–       Communicate with the press both before and after events
–       Write and submit letters to the editor

Impact is looking for interns to work on their Save the Grand Canyon campaign, an effort to limit uranium mining near the Grand Canyon. More information about the organization, internship, and Save the Grand Canyon project is available here.

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Posted 8/31/16

The Democratic Committee of Bergen County is looking for interns for the fall semester to help with the presidential, state, and congressional campaigns. Job duties include:

  • tracking candidate activities and issues
  • working with local party organizations to party build
  • doing outreach work to our different constituencies
  • staffing our candidates and attending political events
  • assisting with our fundraising operation
  • doing research to assist our candidates and staff
  • participating in direct voter contact
  • registering voters
  • helping around our Hackensack office.

For more information about the internship opportunity, as well as contact information for the DCBC, is available here.

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Posted 8/17/16

Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker (NJ-16) is looking for student interns to work in his district office for the fall 2016 semester. Interns will participate in a number of activities around the office including conducting legislative research, writing press releases, preparing briefings, and helping with administrative tasks. A full job description along with contact information about the internship opportunity is available here.

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Posted 8/17/16

The Brian Fitzpatrick for Congress campaign is offering internship opportunities for students. The 8th Congressional District in Pennsylvania continues to be one of the most competitive districts and Bucks County is listed as one of the top twenty-three swing counties in the nation. An opportunity to internship as part of a campaign in this atmosphere will offer students a chance to participate on a real campaign and learn invaluable skills that apply to any job that they take in the near future. Interning with Brian Fitzpatrick for Congress will give students a great opportunity to network with business professionals, community leaders and elected officials throughout Bucks County.

Please see the campaign internship description here.

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Posted 7/27/16

They are looking for motivated, committed interns to work hard for this campaign during the summer. Summer interns play an essential role in fundraising, outreach, and research, gaining first-hand experience on an exceptionally competitive race. Course credit and letters of recommendations are available as well.

Our headquarters in Langhorne is conveniently located less than 2 minutes from Woodbourne Station on the SEPTA West Trenton Line and Yardley, PA. These internships start as soon as possible, and we will be hiring throughout the summer.

For applications or to request further information, contact Sam Kleinman  at skleinman12@gmail.com or (202) 641-5243.

 

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Posted 7/27/16

Put A Price On It is a grassroots campaign working to engage millennials to advocate for something incredibly important: a price on carbon. This Fall we’re kicking off this campaign, which we are working on in conjunction with Years of Living Dangerously, an Emmy award winning television show from National Geographic.

Our movement is picking up steam, as we testified in front of the DNC a few weeks ago about the importance and urgency surrounding a carbon price! In fact, the DNC actually adopted a carbon price into the platform.
 
Our primary focus over the next six months will be recruiting and engaging students to lobby for a carbon price, and securing endorsements from college presidents. 
 
Student leaders from your university can play a vital part of this effort. 
 
We’re currently accepting applications for our fellowship program, in case you know of anyone who might want to apply. We’d love to hear from as many applicants as possible! Any questions can be sent to Cassidy Jones at cassidy@oregonclimate.org!

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Posted 7/27/2016

We are writing on behalf of the Mexican Cultural Center and The Consulate of Mexico in Philadelphia, PA to let you know about our annual Mexican Independence Day Festival, which is part of the PECO multicultural series, which will be held on Sunday, September 18th from 2-8pm at Penn’s Landing.

This event is one of the largest and most well-attended cultural events in the area, with around 11,000 attendees annually. Our festival offers live performances by popular musicians, Mexican cuisine provided by local restaurants, a traditional “El Grito” ceremony led by the Consul of Mexico, a Kid’s Corner, and other activities. It is a great event that helps the local Mexican community stay connected to their heritage, as well as educating the region on Mexican culture.

We are currently in search of volunteers to help us with set-up, clean-up, and the running of different stations during the festival. Volunteers with a proficiency in Spanish would be preferable for our event; however, all are welcome to participate.

We have created a spreadsheet where interested volunteers can input their contact info, t-shirt size, and shift preference:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1VbWLouPqjxZLxmWrSGexiK79_0km7uDoVzPdrvLNEKg/edit#gid=121477506

Mariadelaluz Matus-Mendoza, Ph.D. Director of Modern Languages & Associate Professor of Spanish Global Studies and Modern Languages Drexel University  2024 MacAlister Hall 3250 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 Phone: (215) 895 2171 Fax: (215) 895 6381

 


Posted 5/10

Environment New Jersey

Environment New Jersey is hiring students to work on our campaigns this summer in New Jersey. We’re looking for folks that are hardworking, good communicators, and committed to making positive change.

This summer our top campaign is saving the bees! This has been a problem for over a decade, but now bee keepers are reporting losing on average a third of bee populations each year. This is a huge environmental and economic issue, because bees pollinate everything from strawberries to coffee, and even the food that dairy animals eat which give us ice cream and cheese.

One cause of this issue is that bees have increasingly exposed to a class of insecticides called neonicotinoids, which are powerful neurotoxins. However, chemical companies like Syngenta are working to convince the EPA to raise the allowable limit of one of their bee-killing pesticides by more than 400 times.

That’s why we are working to push Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency to speed up the testing on neonics, and to eventually ban the use of these toxins. But to do that, we need to demonstrate the public’s support. To win this campaign, we are hiring folks to get out into communities, and build support for this issue based out of our New Brunswick office. Over the course of the summer you can expect to make between $4,000-$6,000 and make $10-$15/HR. It’s a great way to build your resume, like an internship, but you get paid.

To sign up to learn more email Marc Katronetsky at mkatronetsky@fundstaff.org


 

Democratic Committee of Bergen County Summer Internship

Bergen is the largest county in the state, and this year DCBC will be at the forefront of working to elect our next Democratic
President, win two major congressional races, and win six county races including the Sheriff, Clerk, Surrogate, and three Freeholders. The internship will be dynamic and fast paced and will be a great opportunity to see what the Democratic Party does in Bergen County and NJ. Our interns will be integral players in our campaigns this year and will assist us with the day-to-day running of the Democratic Committee of Bergen County. Some tasks interns will help us with include:

– tracking candidate activities and issues
– working with local party organizations to party build
– doing outreach work to our different constituencies
– staffing our candidates and attending political events
– assisting with our fundraising operation
– doing research to assist our candidates and staff
– participating in direct voter contact
– registering voters
– helping around our Hackensack office.

This is an unpaid internship, but the experience will be invaluable for any student who is interested in politics. This will give students a great chance to experience NJ politics from the inside.

*Please have interested students contact Rodyn Sanchez at rodynsanchez@gmail.com <rodynsanchez@gmail.com> or 201-487-0001 <201-487-0001>.* This internship is available starting immediately. If you have any questions about the internship or would like more information, please feel free to reach out to:

Matthew Bonasia, Executive Director
540 Hudson Street, 6th Floor, Hackensack, NJ 07601
201-487-0001
www.facebook.com/bergen.dems
@BergenDems


Posted 4/25

Positions for the 2016 Campaign of Michael Rizzi, TraciRubin, and Howard Liu for North Brunswick Board of Education

Thereare two available opportunities for undergraduate Political Science students in Central/North New Jersey to work on the 2016 campaign of Michael Rizzi, Traci  Rubin, and Howard Liu for North Brunswick Board of Education, which is located in Middlesex County. The two open positions are for Chairman and Treasurer. As former students of the North Brunswick public school system, Michael Rizzi (Class of 2008), Traci Rubin (Class of 2010), and Howard Liu (Class of 2009), we seek to bring changes to the Board of Education through our experiences. Howard Liu and Traci Rubin are graduates of Binghamton University, and Michael Rizzi a graduate of Monmouth University. Our campaign requires a Chairman and Treasurer to effectively manage campaign strategies and finances.

The Chairman position requires a student who demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills with a passion for politics. This student should also have well developed organizational strategies and an ability to execute tasks related to the campaign.

Some core responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-Organizing and creating the campaign schedule

-Communicating with local news outlets

-Keeping up to date with current North Brunswick issues and discussions

-Supporting the planning and execution of fundraising events

-Executing campaign strategies

-Assisting with canvassing and voter outreach

-Develop a close partnership with Treasurer and candidates

The Treasurer position requires a student who demonstrates strong budgeting and organizational skills. Although not required, a background of finance or accounting is preferred. This student should demonstrate an interest in managing campaign funds.

Some core responsibilities include but are not limited to:

-Maintaining a campaign budget

-Balancing all expenditures and all money generated from fundraising events and campaign contributions

-Develop a close partnership with Chairman and candidates

-Send weekly budget reports to candidates

Interested applicants should be available to work by June 10th and have access to transportation.

Application requirements include a resume and one-page writing sample emailed to HowardLiu001@Yahoo.com by Monday, May 23rd.


Posted 4/13

Bilingual (Spanish-English) Volunteer Immigration Legal Services Intern
Part-time position working 8 hours a week (Wednesday and Friday nights from 3-7 PM) in our Trenton Community Center for a fully bilingual, detail-oriented, very organized individual. Will be trained in preparing and filing family-based and humanitarian immigration applications.
Duties:

Greet and screen first-time applicants to determine eligibility for assistance from the
agency
Gather, scan and file documentation
Complete application forms

Interpret and translate between Spanish and English
Compose simple correspondence
Assist with logistics of legal workshops
Other duties as assigned
Requirements:
Fully conversant in English and Spanish
Ability to translate legal documents from Spanish to English
60 or more college credits or paralegal certification
Prior experience/knowledge of immigration law highly desirable but not indispensable
Good communication skills
Detail-oriented and organized
Ability to work well with others in an informal but professional environment
Familiar with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Excellent client service skills

Contact:

Maria (Charo) Juega
Executive Director
Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund (LALDEF)
(609) 688.0881
669 Chambers Street, Trenton NJ 08611
maria.juega@LALDEF.ORG

www.LALDEF.ORG <http://www.laldef.org/>


 

Posted 3/28

Summer Interns for Congressman Frank Pallone

Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-6), is seeking summer interns interested in learning about campaigns and the election process for his Political Internship Program in his campaign office.

We are looking for energetic and ambitious students who would like to learn in depth about the political process. Campaigns provide for an exciting and grounded learning experience that teach what it’s like to interact with voters, organize communities, and get a person elected to public office.

The internship will involve communications, finance, and field operations, giving students a well-rounded campaign experience. Interns will be 16 years old or older and will be provided with class credit (if applicable), but will be responsible for providing the paperwork and any additional information to the Intern Coordinator.

If you are interested in applying to our internship program, please send over your cover letter and updated resume to Lizbeth at Lizbeth@PalloneForNewJersey.com with Political Internship in the subject line.


Posted 3/21

The Office of Senator Bob Menendez

INTERNSHIP

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez seeks full-or part-time interns for two summer sessions in his Washington, D.C. office. Prospective interns should be mature, self-motivated, and enthusiastic. Candidates should also have strong research and writing skills. Duties include attending congressional hearings, writing memos, and assisting staff with legislative research. Interns will also be answering phones, giving U.S. Capitol tours, and processing mail. Internships are unpaid and applicants should indicate when applying which summer session they would prefer to work. New Jersey ties are preferred, but not required, and having Spanish language fluency is a plus.  For more information and to apply, please visit:http://www.menendez.senate.gov/services/internships. The deadline to apply for Summer Session 1 is April 1, 2015, and the deadline for Summer Session 2 is May 1, 2015

PRESS INTERNSHIP

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez seeks a full-time press intern to work for two summer sessions in his Washington, D.C. office. Prospective interns should be mature, self-motivated, and enthusiastic. Candidates must have strong communications and research skills. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, helping prepare daily press clips early in the morning, drafting press releases, researching and managing press lists, and assisting press staffers with various events. In addition, press interns may be asked to help with a variety of administrative tasks, including answering phones, giving U.S. Capitol tours, as well as assisting staff with legislative research and drafting letters. All Senate internships are unpaid and press interns must be willing to work both summer sessions listed on the Senator’s website. New Jersey ties are preferred, but not required, and having Spanish language fluency is a plus. For more information and to apply, please visit: http://www.menendez.senate.gov/services/internships. The deadline to apply for the summer is April 1, 2015.

Office 202.224.4744 * 528 Hart Senate Office Building
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Scott Garrett for Congress Campaign

The Scott Garrett for Congress Campaign is seeking motivated, dedicated, organized, and responsible individuals who are interested in working with political operatives to learn the “ins and outs” of a congressional level Campaign in the North Jersey area. As part of the internship program, you will gain valuable insight into the everyday functions of the campaign. Working alongside our core staff members, you’ll develop extremely valuable political skills, and learn how to apply them to any level of the political sphere.
Please send a resume to: Sam Markstein at
smarkstein@garrettforcongress.com. Internships are offered for both the
Summer as well as the Fall. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis
so please apply soon! We look forward to hearing from you.

Contact:

845-729-6680
SMarkstein@garrettforcongress.com


 

Posted 3/3

New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Payne Scholar

Job Description:
The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce is seeking a superior young professional in the state to become the recipients of the Chamber’s ongoing ‘Payne Scholar’ initiative. The initiative is named in honor of Bill Payne, a long-time chamber executive who devoted his life to the interaction of business and government. The Payne Scholar will work with the State Chamber and its team of top-notch executives to help fulfill the Chamber’s mission and support a pro-growth agenda for New Jersey in the following areas:

  • Economic Development
  • Transportation
  • Environment and Energy
  • Government Reform
  • Health Care
  • Workforce/Education Reform
  • Fiscal Policy and Tax Reform
  • Labor
  • Other issues areas as needed

The Payne Scholar will have the opportunity to experience the full scope of responsibilities involved in managing a business and lobbying organization. Under the direction of appropriate Chamber managers, specific responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Conducting research
  • Analyzing policy issues
  • Providing legal research
  • Helping prepare background briefings, critical analyses, and position papers for Chamber management
  • Attending legislative hearings with the Government Relations team
  • Attending meetings
  • Working on special projects as required
  • Helping prepare letters, speeches, and testimony
  • Managing committees and conferences
  • Helping with policy calls from State Chamber membership and legislative offices.

We seek a current student or recent graduate with bachelors or master’s degrees in government relations, business, economics, and/ or law degrees. Candidates need to have a strong understanding of, and interest in public policy and economics. He or she must be well organized, have strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills, and be comfortable working with modern communications venues including social media. Candidates should be able to work three (3) days a week. Mondays and Thursdays are required days.

This is a one-year assignment with the potential for extension and offers a maximum stipend of $9,000 with hours to be determined. This is not the average internship experience. The Payne Scholar will attend meetings of the State Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors; interact with presidents and CEOs from New Jersey’s most prestigious businesses. He or she will interface with representatives from the business community, from lobbying and advocacy organizations, and with legislative staff on an every day basis, thus opening a world of opportunities that could lead him or her to a more substantial position with one of these organizations following his or her tenure with the Chamber. In addition to helping the State Chamber with its work in support of business issues, the selected individual will also benefit from the satisfaction of knowing they will create a significant legacy, and a more impressive resume, as a Payne Scholar.

Start date – June 1, 2016 End date – June 1, 2017

Location: Trenton
Application Deadline: April 30th
Please send resumes to Lauren Lalicon, Payne Scholar of Government Relations at:
Lauren.Lalicon@njchamber.com


Posted 2/10

The Fund for Public Interest

The “Fund for Public Interest” is a non-profit organization  that works on country wide campaigns like Environment America and PIRG. It partners with leading nonprofit groups from around the country, providing the kind of people power it takes to win hard-fought campaigns, and make real change on some of the most important issues of our day. The job includes staff management, fundraising, administrative work, media work and other types of gross root organizing. For information, please send an email to *willik25@apps.tcnj.edu <willik25@apps.tcnj.edu>* with your name and your phone number. For more information on the organization feel free to click the link below.
fundforthepublicinterest.org


The Forfeiture Support Associates

The Forfeiture SupportAssociates (FSA) is currently hiring, with over 20 available positions in the DC Metro area. The FSA is a contracting company that supplies the USDOJ with skilled employees. The starting pay is $25 per hour, and positions are available at the USMS, FBI, ATF, and other agencies.

Please see both links for more information about the FSA and job opportunities:


Posted 2/8/16

Udall Scholarship

The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to American Indian nations or to the environment.

The deadline is March 1st. See: http://www.udall.gov/ourPrograms/scholarship/scholarship.aspx


Posted 2/3/16

New Jersey Office of Legislative Services Summer Internship

The Office of Legislative Services provides professional, nonpartisan staff support services to the New Jersey Legislature, including bill drafting; general, legal and fiscal research and analysis; and committee staffing.  The office seeks a limited number of summer legislative interns to perform research and otherwise assist the professional staff of the office.  Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree and be currently enrolled in a graduate or law school program.  To be considered, please send a letter of interest, resume and three writing samples to the address below no later than February 26, 2016.  Writing samples should demonstrate an ability to articulate complex ideas in a clear manner.  Applicants will be required to provide a spontaneous writing sample as part of the interview process.  Summer internships are unpaid positions.  Additional information about the office can be found at:  http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/legislativepub/ols.asp., then click on “Central Management Unit.”

 

Contact:

Michael F. Feld, Esq.

Staff Counsel and Training Coordinator

Central Management Unit

Office of Legislative Services

State House Annex

P.O. Box 068

Trenton, New Jersey 08625

mfeld@njleg.org


Posted 1/28/16

15th Legislative District Internship

ASSEMBLYWOMAN ELIZABETH MAHER MUOIO
15TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT (MERCER/HUNTERDON)

Excellent opportunity for qualified, committed individuals to work in the legislative offices of TCNJ’s home district: LD 15. Our offices are located directly across from the New Jersey State House – just a few miles from campus.

Ideal candidates for this position are self –motivated, able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment and willing to handle a variety of tasks with minimal supervision.

Work duties will include (but are not limited to) responding to constituent questions and concerns, assisting the office in developing community relations, conducting policy research, and handling administrative tasks.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. All majors welcome (if applicable, candidates with a strong interest in government will have the opportunity for pursue policy research within their respective field of study.)

To apply, please email a letter outlining your interest, qualifications and availability to Jo Ann Povia at jpovia@njleg.org

About Assemblywoman Muoio
Elizabeth Maher Muoio was sworn into office on February 5, 2015 to fill an unexpired term, and elected on November 2, 2015 for a full term. Her previous elected positions include Pennington Borough Council and Mercer County Freeholder. Asw. Muoio has also served as Chair of the Mercer County Democratic Committee since 2010.

Asw. Muoio received her BA from Wesleyan University and her JD from Georgetown University. She holds the position of Director of Economic Development and Sustainability for Mercer County.


Summer internship with FEMA

– Deadline to apply is January 31.
Job Title:  Student Trainee (Accounting and Budget)
Department:  Department Of Homeland Security
Agency:  Federal Emergency Management Agency
Job Announcement Number:  FEMA-16-AK-SUMINT2 0599
SALARY RANGE:$36,515.00 to $47,468.00 / Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 to Sunday, January 31, 2016
SERIES & GRADE:GS-0599-05
POSITION INFORMATION: Full time – This is a temporary summer position not to exceed 9/30/2016. There is no promotion potential.
DUTY LOCATIONS:New York, NY
Please find the announcement at
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetail/427725500


 

Posted 1/22

NJ Republican Party Spring Internship

New Jersey Republican Party Spring Internship The New Jersey Republican State Committee is seeking dedicated and responsible interns to join our team. Internships are unpaid, volunteer positions intended to provide students with true on-the-job experience. The internship experience is designed to give students substantial exposure to practical, campaign-style politics on a local and state level. Expectations and Job Description Your experience as an intern can be as involved and rewarding as you want it to be. All interns will: – Participate in building and organizing major events and fundraisers – Assist staff in basic day-to-day office operations, including clerical tasks and errands – Perform extensive research projects – Have the option to participate in Voter ID and GOTV calls during the federal election cycle. The NJGOP is looking for interns who display good judgment and pay close attention to detail. Interns should be able to work independently as well as part of a team. Other qualifications include: • A comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills • A strong interest in Republican politics and campaigns Benefits of Being an Intern: • Flexibility: Weekly hours and length of internship can be shaped around your schedule • First-hand experience: Hands-on experience is the most effective way to learn the ins and outs of a campaign. You will interact with political and government staff from across the state and at all levels • Relationship building: Whether it’s county chairmen or state legislators, being involved gives you more opportunity to meet and get to know local, county, and state-wide leaders and elected officials. • Mobility: We all know that time and money are in limited supply when in college. If you cannot make the trip to the NJGOP office several times a week, we can help to arrange to have you help locally, at your county office. • Opportunity: Hard work, dedication, and motivation are the traits that have put every Republican staffer in the position they hold today, and these talents do not go unnoticed. If you have the desire to advance in the political realm, being a dedicated and hard working intern will you give you a better opportunity to become a future staff member. To be considered for an internship, please send resume to Katie Martinez at Katie@NJGOP.org


Democratic Committee of Bergen County

Bergen County has been a political hotspot for the past few years and 2016
will be no different. Bergen is the largest county in the state, and this
year DCBC will be at the forefront of working to elect our next Democratic
President, win two major congressional races, and win six county races
including the Sheriff, Clerk, Surrogate, and three Freeholders. The
internship will be dynamic and fast paced and will be a great opportunity to
see what the Democratic Party does in Bergen County and NJ.

Our interns will be integral players in our campaigns this year and will
assist us with the day-to-day running of the Democratic Committee of Bergen
County. Some tasks interns will help us with include:

– tracking candidate activities and issues
– working with local party organizations to party build
– doing outreach work to our different constituencies
– staffing our candidates and attending political events
– assisting with our fundraising operation
– doing research to assist our candidates and staff
– participating in direct voter contact
– registering voters
– helping with any special projects that come up around our Hackensack
office.

Interns will have the opportunity to work closely with our candidates and
the staff of DCBC as well as interact with important Democrats in Bergen
County. They will learn how parties work and how campaigns are run from the
inside, and will make invaluable connections with many political and
governmental figures.

This is an unpaid internship, but the experience will be invaluable for any
student who is interested in politics. This will give students a great
chance to experience NJ politics from the inside.

Interested students should contact Rodyn Sanchez at rodynsanchez@gmail.com or 201-487-0001

This internship is available starting immediately


Posted 1/13

Chris Christie for President Internship

The Chris Christie for President Campaign is seeking motivated,
dedicated, organized, and responsible individuals who are interested in
working with political operatives to learn the “ins and outs” of a
Presidential level Campaign.

As part of the internship program, you will gain valuable insight into
the every day functions of a Presidential Campaign. Working alongside
our core staff members, you’ll develop extremely valuable Presidential
level political skills, and learn how to apply them to any level of the
political sphere.

Interns will be involved in nearly every level of the campaign, and
assist staff with executing short term and long term campaign tasks and
goals.

Some tasks include, but are not limited to:

* ·Working with the political team to create voter-targeting models.
* ·Working with the communications team to learn about political
messaging.
* ·Working with the finance team to learn about how to build a
successful fundraising apparatus.
* ·Support the operations staff with the daily operations of the
Campaign.

Our offices are housed in historic Morristown, NJ.

Please send a resume and cover letter to: mceller@chrischristie.com
<mailto:mceller@chrischristie.com>. Applications will be reviewed on a
rolling basis, so please apply today! We look forward to hearing from you.


Burlington County Republican Committee Campaign Internship

Our interns will have a unique, challenging, and informative experience learning about how to run a successful campaign. With a set schedule on the campaign, interns will be able to take on leadership roles number of ongoing projects and tasks including:

  1. Grassroots Organization and Voter Outreach
  2. Volunteer Recruitment and Retention
  3. Policy Research
  4. Social Media and Developing an Online Presence
  5. Earned Media Events
  6. Targeting and Voter History Research
  7. Personalized Mailing
  8. Coalition Building
  9. Fundraising and Event Turnout

Interns are required to have some experience with MS Word and Excel. We have flexible hours to accommodate your schedule, but we require a minimum of 15 hours per week for the internship. If you have any questions about the internship program, please contact Adam Lester at 201-787-5854 or adamlest21@gmail.com


Posted 12/20

CELR Center

Applications for the CELR Center’s Spring 2016 Community-Based Academic Internship program are open. Political Science students pursuing internships are encouraged to read more about the program and browse our current list of positions here:

http://celr.tcnj.edu/initiatives/community-based-academic-internship-program/


Posted 11/24

Council on Hemispheric Affairs

COHA is Now Accepting Spring 2016 Internship Applications

The deadline for Spring 2016 applications is December 1, 2015.

For more than 30 years, the Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA), a major tax-exempt, nonprofit, and nonpartisan national research and information organization, has offered internships in Washington, D.C. in the fields of U.S., Latin American, and Canadian relations. These internships provide practical, entry-level experience regarding a variety of political, economic, diplomatic, and trade issues. They also provide young scholars with excellent exposure to the policy making process. COHA seeks highly qualified undergraduate and graduate students as well as those who have already earned degrees. During its existence, nearly 1,000 successful candidates have interned in COHA’s Washington office.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please send COHA a completed internship application form, cover letter, resume, and a brief writing sample (two pages). In your cover letter, make sure that you explain why you are interested in interning for COHA and how you would contribute to the organization. Also arrange for an official or unofficial transcript (photocopies are acceptable) and two letters of recommendation to be mailed to our office. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but positions tend to be filled quickly; it is advised that you apply several months prior to your desired starting date. Applications may be addressed to our Intern Coordinator and sent via:
Fax: (202) 223-4979
Email: internships@coha.org (mailto:internships@coha.org)

Contact Us
Web: coha.org (http://www.coha.org)
Email: coha@coha.org (mailto:coha@coha.org)
Tel: (202) 223-4975
Fax: (202) 223-4979


Posted 11/10

Internship for the Office of Senator Cory Booker

Senator Booker is excited to announce his office’s Internship Program in the Washington, DC, Newark, NJ, and Camden, NJ offices.

  • The Spring Internship Session runs from January to mid-May.
  • The Summer Internship Period is broken into two segments:
    Session One runs from mid-May through June.
    Session Two runs from July to mid-August.
  • The Fall Internship Session runs from September through December.

The internship application deadlines are as follows:

  • Summer Sessions One and Two: April 5
  • Fall Session: August 5
  • Spring Session: November 20

Please complete the application. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Please note that we are unable to offer an internship to all applicants. Preference will be given to New Jersey residents. If you have any questions regarding our program, please email Internship@booker.senate.gov
Application on website: http://www.booker.senate.gov/ Click tab ‘FOR NEW JERSEYANS’ and Click ‘Internship Applications’
Direct link to application: here  https://oampublic.senate.gov/constituent/login/4934784d-502e-4a10-8d76-c2cd14d9d41b/


 

Posted 11/5

Udall Foundation

The Udall Foundation seeks future leaders from the entire spectrum of environmental fields, including policy, engineering, science, education, urban planning and renewal, business, health, justice, and economics. The Foundation also seeks American Indian and Alaska Native students pursuing careers related to tribal public policy or Native American health care.

Benefits:
•        Lifelong membership in an active and growing network of alumni
•        Meeting other student leaders at the Udall Scholar Orientation
•        Up to $7,000 for educational expenses

Eligibility:
•        Be a sophomore or junior pursuing a bachelor’s degree full-time during the 2015-2016 academic year.
•        Demonstrate career commitment to the environment, OR career commitment to tribal public policy OR Native American health care (only Native Americans and Alaska Natives are eligible to apply in tribal public policy or Native American health care). Native American students studying tribal public policy or Native health do not need to demonstrate commitment to the environment. Likewise, students pursuing environmentally related careers do not need to be Native American, nor do they need to demonstrate commitment to tribal public policy or Native health.
•        Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or U.S. permanent resident.

To apply, contact TCNJ’s faculty representative for the Udall Scholarship, Dr. Luke Butler, Associate Professor of Biology, byDecember 4, 2015. See scholarship details and application materials at http://www.udall.gov/.


Posted 10/26

The Friends Committee on National Legislation Internships and Opportunities

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (A Quaker Lobby in the Public Interest, fcnl.org/advocate) from DC will be on campus to discuss Fellowships, Internships, Summer Intensive Training and Spring Lobby Weekend on
Tuesday October 27 2015 11:30-12:30 in Roscoe West 102. Interested students can register by emailing career@tcnj.edu The following opportunities are available through the Friends Committee:

  • Young Fellows Program
    • Program: August 2016-July 2017
    • Deadline: February 15, 2016
  • Summer Internships
    • Program: June-July 2016
    • Deadline: March 1, 2016
  • Advocacy Corps and Washington Summer Intensive Training
    • Program: August 2016-July 2017
    • Deadline: April 1, 2016
  • Spring Lobby Weekend
    • Program: March 2016

More information each of the FCNL opportunities can be found by clicking on the PDF here FCNL Program

For any other questions, contact Tommy Wrenn at tommy@fcnl.org


 

Posted 10/20

Government Affairs Internship Opportunity

New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA)

Located in Trenton, New Jersey, NJBIA provides information, services and advocacy to its member companies to build a more prosperous New Jersey. As the nation’s largest statewide employer association, NJBIA represents 20,000 plus companies in every industry in the State.

NJBIA is seeking an intern to join our team for the fall, spring or summer semesters. The position requires the ability to work independently, strong writing and research skills, a basic understanding of governmental processes and an interest in New Jersey politics.

Interns will be financially compensated for their hours worked: $10.00/hour (undergrads and recent grads) and $12.00/hour (graduate students). The association will also work with interns to secure academic credit if applicable.

More information can be found on the flier here Government Affairs Internship Opportunity

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, three references to Nicol Nicola at nnicola@njbia.org. Candidates can apply anytime


 

Posted 10/15/15

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of the Secretary

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is looking for interns in the White House Liaison Office, the Office of Secretary Castro, the Office of Deputy Secretary Coloretti, the Office of Public Engagement, and the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations at HUD.

  • Interns working in the Office of the Secretary, specifically the
    White House Liaison’s office, work with the senior staff to support
    the daily operations and long term agenda of the agency.
  •  While interns in the Office of the Secretary will work on a wide
    range of projects during their time at HUD, it is important to
    understand the larger role they are playing in the agency’s mission.
  • Specifically in the White House Liaison’s Office, interns play a
    vital role insuring that the onboarding of new appointees goes as
    quickly and smoothly as possible, and that our office is
    coordinating efficiently with the White House and other federal
    agencies.

Please see the attached flyer for more information HUD – WHL Internship Description

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Posted 9/25/15

Trust Women Internships (2 positions available)

Trust Women is a dynamic, emerging non-profit that focuses on facilitating reproductive freedom presently in the Midwest and the South. Founded by Julie Burkhart, in memory of her former boss and mentor, the late Dr. George Tiller, Trust Women seeks to honor his life’s work by bringing direct services to the middle of the country, as well as addressing issues of access with a reproductive justice perspective through opening clinics and engaging in community outreach, as well as political advocacy.

We are seeking motivated, take-charge interns who aren’t afraid to take the reins and make their own path. To become a Trust Women intern, applicants must be hard-working and dedicated, with a passion for reproductive justice and an openness to learning. In turn, interns will be provided with the opportunity to make a lasting impact on an organization that is making historical gains in an area of the country in need of innovative and adventurous activism. (We also provide class credit.)

Virtual & In-House Internships

Because we focus on advocacy in the middle of the country, we understand more than anyone the importance of remote organizing, which is why we offer a virtual internship option. Virtual interns are required to work a minimum of 10 hours a week in addition to participating in weekly intern Google Hangouts. During their 10 hours, interns must make themselves available to their supervisor and do regular check-ins. We try to structure our virtual internships in such a way that our interns are able to have a fulfilling and educational experience, with the flexibility of working from miles away.

Trust Women also offers in-house internships for interns local to the Wichita, Kansas and Oklahoma City, OK metro areas. We also offer to interns from outside the area who are able to relocate for the summer home stays with local supporters in Wichita. Local interns must work a minimum of 10 hours. Interns with home stay arrangements will be expected to work a minimum of 20 hours.

Legislative Internship (Oklahoma, Kansas and Nationally)

Duties:

  • Attend important legislative votes and hearings as schedule permits

  • Update list of legislators and position on choice

  • Track choice related legislation on the federal and state level

  • Assist Trust Women lobbyist as necessary

  • Assist with crafting Trust Women testimony to be presented at Committee hearings

  • Assist Communications Team with legislative updates for weekly blogs/emails

  • Maintain legislative scorecard through tracking of legislation

  • Participate in coalition calls and meetings

  • It is preferable that the Oklahoma and Kansas interns attend session in their state, i.e. interns should live close enough to travel to the state capitol.

Requirements:

  •  Knowledge of and experience with relevant state government, particularly the legislative process

  • Ability to read and summarize bills

  • Be able to attend important votes and hearing as much as possible

  • Preference will be given to candidates with political science or legal education or training

  • Strong written and spoken communication skills

  • Self-motivated and directed

  • Able to work on multiple projects at a time

  • Ability to meet deadlines and new challenges as they arise

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products

  • Ability to navigate state legislative websites

Communications and Development Internship

As a Trust Women intern, you will be asked to take on a variety of tasks and your internship will not limit you to working with one department of the organizations. Please find below possible requirements and duties for the internship.

Duties:

  • Update Twitter & Facebook several times a day with relevant content

  •  Update & generate content on website(s), including but not limited to blogging, static content and press updates

  • Assist Communications Director in compiling quarterly reports on website and social media performance

  • Generate content for monthly electronic newsletters, in addition to other updates for supporters

  • Assist Communications Director in development of best practices handbook and audience research

  • Assist with proven fundraising strategies, both direct mail, online and non-traditional strategies.

  • Assist with research in to strategies to optimize donor engagement and fundraising.

  • Create engaging online marketing campaigns to large audiences.

  • Assist with coordination of events, researching vendors, preparing invitations, making follow-up calls and tracking RSVP’s.

  • Assist with fundraising database, including regular reports, data entry and donor.

  • Craft fundraising letters and other correspondence with donors.

  • Assist with recruiting volunteers.

Requirements:

  • Exhibit working knowledge of Facebook and Twitter, in addition to other social media platforms. (This may mean providing Trust Women with your username and passwords

Trust Women Foundation PO Box 3222 | Wichita, KS 67201 | Tele: 316.425.3215 | www.itrustwomen.org

or making your profiles temporarily public during the interview process so that we can get a sense of how well you have mastered these mediums.)

  • Excellent written communication skills.

  • Fluency in WordPress is preferred.

  • Preference will be given to candidates with web development and/or graphic design knowledge and experience.

  • Preference for familiarity with Blackbaud and Etapestry or other advocacy/fundraising databases.

  • Ability to report on quantitative and qualitative goals

  • Ability to work and research independently and report back on a variety of projects

  • Commitment and passion for organizational development and the ongoing health and success of a Trust Women Foundation.

How to Apply:

Please send the following items to info@itrustwomen.org:

  • Cover letter

  • Resume

  • Three references, at minimum

  • Writing sample

Please indicate both in your cover letter and the body of the email which position(s) you are interested in applying for, as well as when you are available to start.

Katie Knutter

Communications Director

Trust Women Foundation

kaknutter@itrustwomen.org

kaknutter@trustwomenpac.org

itrustwomen.org

trustwomenpac.org

316.425.3215

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Posted 8/25/15

Burlington County GOP: Fall Internship Opportunity

Our interns will have a unique, challenging and informative experience learning about how to run a successful campaign. With a set schedule on the campaign, interns will be able to take on leadership roles on a number of ongoing projects and tasks including:

  1. Grassroots Organization and Voter Outreach
  2. Volunteer Recruitment and Retention
  3. Policy Research
  4. Social Media and Developing an Online Presence
  5. Earned Media Events
  6. Targeting and Voter History Research
  7. Personalized Mailings
  8. Coalition Building
  9. Fundraising and Event Turnout

Interns are required to have some experience with MS Word and Excel. We have flexible hours to accommodate your schedule, but require a minimum of 15 hours per week for the internship. If you have any questions about the internship program, please contact Adam Lester at 201-787-5854 or adamlest21@gmail.com.

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Posted 8/21/15

INTERNSHIP POSITIONS AVAILABLIE IN THE OFFICE OF ASSEMBLYWOMAN ELIZABETH MAHER MUOIO

15TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT (MERCER/HUNTERDON)

Excellent opportunity for qualified, committed individuals to work in the legislative

offices of TCNJ’s home district: LD 15. Our offices are located directly across from

the New Jersey State House – just a few miles from campus.

Ideal candidates for this position are self –motivated, able to work in a fast-paced,

team-oriented environment and willing to handle a variety of tasks with minimal

supervision.

Work duties will include (but are not limited to) responding to constituent questions

and concerns, assisting the office in developing community relations, conducting

policy research, and handling administrative tasks.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills required. All majors welcome (if

applicable, candidates with a strong interest in government will have the

opportunity for pursue policy research within their respective field of study.)

To apply, please email a letter outlining your interest, qualifications and

availability to Jo Ann Povia at jpovia@njleg.org

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Posted 8/21/15

Students for Rubio

Students for Rubio is a national grassroots organization that is supporting Senator Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign. Students for Rubio would like to create a TCNJ chapter and is looking for students to fill statewide leadership positions.  Available leadership positions include:

  • New Jersey Communications Director: Administer New Jersey Students for Rubio social media accounts and direct social media initiatives.
  • New Jersey Finance Director: Lead fundraising efforts and administer all New Jersey Students for Rubio funds.
  • The College of New Jersey Chairman: Organize TCNJ chapter of Students for Rubio. Lead recruitment, get-out-the vote, fundraising, and social media initiatives on campus.

All positions are unpaid. This organization is run exclusively by students in their spare time. Please contact Theodore Furchtgott at theodore.furchtgott@gmail.com.

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Posted 8/17/2015

The Democratic Committee of Bergen County is looking for interns this fall.

Last year Bergen County was home to the biggest campaign in the state when Democrats won a major victory in the race for County Executive, and this year will be just as exciting, working to defend the majority on the Freeholder Board with 3 seats up and working to win the most competitive Assembly race in the state in LD 38. The internship will be dynamic and fast paced and will be a great opportunity to see what the Democratic Party does in Bergen County and NJ. Interns will be integral players in our campaigns this year and will assist with the day-to-day running of the Democratic Committee of Bergen County. Some tasks include:

  • tracking candidate activities and issues
  • working with local party organizations to party build
  • doing outreach work to our different constituencies
  • staffing our candidates and attending political events
  • assisting with our fundraising operation
  • doing research to assist our candidates and staff
  • participating in direct voter contact
  • registering voters
  • helping with any special projects that come up around our Hackensack office.

Interns will have the opportunity to work closely with our candidates and the staff of DCBC as well as interact with important Democrats in Bergen County. They will learn how parties work and how campaigns are run from the inside, and will make invaluable connections with many political and governmental figures.

This is an unpaid internship, but  the experience will be invaluable for Political Science majors or any student who is interested in politics and would like to learn more about how a party is run. This will give students a great chance to experience NJ politics from the inside.

Please contact Matthew Bonasia at dcbced@gmail.com or 201-487-0001.

Matthew Bonasia

Executive Director

Democratic Committee of Bergen County

15 Dyatt Place, Hackensack, NJ 07601

201-487-0001

www.facebook.com/bergen.dems

@BergenDems

 

 

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Posted 8/13/2015

NJPRO Foundation

Communications and Media Intern

Compensation: $10/hour

Location: 10 West Lafayette Street

Trenton, NJ 08608

The NJPRO Foundation (NJPRO), the policy research arm of New Jersey Business Industry Association, seeks a Communications & Media Intern. The Communications and Media Intern will support the Foundation team with activities connecting NJPRO’s work to target audiences, media, peer organizations and the general public. These activities include online communications, public events, press relations and relationships with other business organizations.

In addition, the intern will work to build NJPRO’s online presence on social media outlets through listening and engaging target audiences on a wide variety of platforms. These activities include building and maintaining new and unique content for the website and social media platforms, updating statuses, and monitoring and evaluating the best practices of the outreach campaigns for eventual standardization within the organization. Summer projects may also include the development of videos for online or marketing purposes.

We are looking for someone who can commit to working a minimum of twenty hours per week preferably for the duration of four months, with the option for an extended internship period. This is a unique opportunity to work in a nonprofit environment and gain experience working in collaboration with other business groups.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist with Message & Content Development: Help draft alerts, website copy, blogs, fundraising appeals, and other creative materials;
  • Online Outreach: Coordinate efforts such as search engine optimization, social media outreach (esp. Facebook & YouTube), and Google AdWords;
  • Communications & Campaigns Research: Conduct target- and market-specific media research as necessary to support campaign objectives;
  • Monitoring & reporting online news updates;
  • Developing new media for dissemination through online networks, including videos, photo essays, and online presentations;
  • Monitoring outreach to develop best practices for standardization within NJPRO;
  • Preparing visual and print media for distribution and promotional use;
  • Supporting outreach events and preparing promotional communications and marketing materials;
  • Monitoring media and other outlets for relevant news, trends and coverage of NJPRO, including preparation of weekly press clips;
  • Researching opportunities to increase visibility through conferences, awards, editorial calendars; Handling administrative responsibilities including maintenance of files and press kits
  • .Candidates Should Have:
  • Potential interns are students or others with relevant experience. We look for a focus in studies on communications, political science or marketing.
  • Experience with social media including developing posts.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, managing multiple priorities.
  • Attention to detail, organizational skills and flexibility.
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic about learning about business in New Jersey.
  • Current enrollment in an undergraduate or graduate program, preferably in communications, marketing, political science or a related field.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign & Illustrator), and website content management system such as WordPress and Hoot Suite.
  • Be willing to bring own laptop if needed.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample, three references to Nicol Nicola at nnicola@njbia.org by September 12th.

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Posted 8/11/15

Student Volunteer Opening

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Office of the Secretary

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of the Secretary (OSEC) seeks student volunteers for full or part-time positions for one or more semesters.

Office of the Secretary

The Office of the Secretary oversees the formulation of housing and urban development policy and coordinates with HUD program and support offices as well as the White House and other federal agencies to further HUD’s mission.

Position Description

Student volunteers will: gain a first-hand perspective of how the agency functions and interact with other government entities; have an opportunity to interact and build relationships with senior staff; and have a wide array of assignments and programming that provide room for growth.

Interns working in the Office of the Secretary, specifically the White House Liaison’s office, work with the senior staff to support the daily operations and long term agenda of the agency. The tasks an intern completes each day will vary widely depending on what is needed by the White House Liaison and Deputy White House Liaison. Generally these tasks focus on:

  • Processing and updating sensitive operational reports to the White House and handling internal documents that must be brought up to date weekly.
  • Creating briefing memos and schedules for new and current appointees.
  • Organizing OSEC electronic databases and files.
  • Assisting with the vetting and onboarding of new agency appointees.

The role may grow and change depending on the priorities of OSEC and the student volunteer’s abilities. The student volunteer should also expect to work in collaboration with a variety of HUD offices, including senior staff.

Requirements:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • U.S. Citizen
  • Enrolled in a degree seeking program or 1 year post graduation

Location: Office of the Secretary, HUD Headquarters, 451 7th Street SW, Washington DC

TO APPLY:

Send a cover letter and resume to Ashwani.K.Jain@hud.gov

Mr. Ashwani Jain

Deputy White House Liaison

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Office of the Secretary

202-402-2417 | Room 10214

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Posted 8/11/15

TCNJ’s Center for Community Engaged Learning and Research (CELR Center)offers  an internship program for students interested in gaining practical experience working with local non-profits. These internships are for students looking to develop or strengthen their skills in communications, outreach, data analysis, policy research, nonprofit development, and more- all while revitalizing their communities and gaining a deeper understanding of their role as active citizens in a democratic society.  The list of available internships is available at http://celr.tcnj.edu/initiatives/community-based-academic-internship-program/

Students are interested in any of the positions  can submit a resume and cover letter indicating their internship(s) of interest to Adams Sibley, CEL Center Program Specialist, at sibleya@tcnj.edu or call 609-771-2754.


Posted 8/6/15

Hiring Immediately:  Paid Political Organizing Fellowship, Philadelphia Area

BrownMiller Group is a direct contact firm whose goal is to win campaigns by engaging people in politics and empowering them with the tools they need to change their community one person at a time.

BrownMiller Group is hiring Organizing Fellows to assist in and learn how to build and manage field programs for clients with a variety of projects including electoral, issue, and grass roots marketing campaigns.

A successful candidate will be a dynamic individual demonstrating a range of professional skills.  S/he will be passionate about learning how to build people-powered campaigns and develop grassroots activists.

Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Voter contact including door-to-door and phone canvass
  • Data system maintenance
  • Drafting neighborhood-level field plans
  • Building relationships with grass tops leaders and activists
  • Recruiting, training and managing volunteers
  • Tracking progress to goal and real-time reporting
  • Tracking and reporting progress to goal in real time
  • Self-assessing progress-to-goal and next steps

Required Skills and Qualities

  • The ability to develop volunteers and create a team environment
  • Use of personnel contact relationship manager programs
  • Mastery of basic office programs including the Microsoft office suite, excel in particular, and file share programs
  • Votebuilder experience a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent time management and task organizing skills
  • The ability to solve problems
  • The ability to self-assess
  • The ability to lead and to develop team members
  • Self-motivation and the commitment to see a task through regardless

Job Requirements

  • The ability to travel independently
  • Valid drivers’ license, insurance and access to a reliable vehicle
  • The ability to work 20+ hours per week

BrownMiller Group is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply:  Email resume and cover letter to info@brownmillergroup.com subject line “Organizing Fellowship”


Posted 7/31/15

The 12th Congressional district office of Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman is offering an internship opportunity for any current TCNJ students.  The office is located a stone’s throw from the campus on Bear Tavern Road in Ewing.

Any student interested in an opportunity should apply on line at the website: https://watsoncoleman.house.gov/

Questions can be directed to Kari Osmond, Kari.Osmond@mail.house.gov


Posted 7/27/15

Chris Christie for President, Inc.

P.O. Box 9119

Morristown, NJ 07963

The Chris Christie for President Campaign is seeking motivated, dedicated, organized, and responsible individuals who are interested in working with political operatives to learn the “ins and outs” of a Presidential level Campaign.

As part of the internship program, you will gain valuable insight into the every day functions of a Presidential Campaign.  Working alongside our core staff members, you’ll develop extremely valuable Presidential level political skills, and learn how to apply them to any level of the political sphere.

As a full or part time intern, you will be involved in nearly every level of the campaign, assisting staff with executing short term and long term campaign tasks and goals.

Some tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • ·      Working with the political team to create voter-targeting models.
  • ·      Working with the communications team to learn about political messaging.
  • ·      Working with the finance team to learn about how to build a successful fundraising apparatus.
  • ·      Support the operations staff with the daily operations of the Campaign.

Our offices are housed in historical Morristown, NJ.

Please send a resume and cover letter, along with availability and which area of campaigning interests you, to: Michael Celler at mceller@chrischristie.com Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so please apply today! We look forward to hearing from you. Note: this is an unpaid internship.


Posted 7/14/15

New Jersey State Employment and Training Commission

Policy Analyst
Description
The Policy Analyst will be responsible for analysis of relevant workforce development policy, research, and technical assistance; coordinating and supporting teams of stakeholders, support of qualitative data collection; support in developing policy options; project management and technical assistance in support of state, regional and local planning initiatives and coordinating and providing staff support for meetings with high‐ranking local and state officials, employers, and other stakeholders across the state.
The Policy Analyst will also be expected to contribute to ongoing team projects; developing strategic project plans and timelines; identifying grant opportunities and drafting proposals; and managing grant deliverables.
The Policy Analyst reports directly to the Executive Director and works on multiple projects across an issue or set of workforce related issues. The position additionally entails the support or development of a board or council, coordination of volunteer members, and act as liaison for 2‐4 local Workforce Development Boards.
Duties
Specific responsibilities of the Policy Analyst include, but are not limited to, the following:
Developing written products, including policy briefs, research memos, and presentations that concisely and clearly describe complex analyses and policy options to policymakers;
Developing and delivering presentations to varied audiences, including employers and government officials;
Developing/expanding the knowledge base of stakeholders on workforce, education, and training policy issues;
Collaborating with staff team members to develop long‐range strategies to guide the SETC’s work;
Participating in technical assistance delivery by coordinating and documenting meetings among staff and/or stakeholders, meeting with employers and stakeholders independently, and sometimes leading technical assistance visits to local areas;
Researching new funding opportunities, assisting in writing grant proposals, and serving as a resource to funding agencies;
Planning and support of policy‐focused meetings of high‐ranking government officials, advocates, and national experts;
Ensuring that senior staff and, where applicable, colleagues, consultants, or funders are aware of relevant project developments and that other work in the field is leveraged for the advancement of project goals;
Participating actively in, and sometimes leading, staff discussions and strategic planning meetings;
Contributing to the development of SETC website content.
Requirements
The ideal candidate should enjoy working in a team work environment and have some or all of the following qualifications:
Excellent research, writing, and editing skills and an analytical mind;
Strong oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively distill and present complex information in a concise way;
Excellent interpersonal skills, including maturity, an ability to work independently and in a team setting, and a sense of humor;
Efficient, organized work style and an ability to prioritize quickly and confidently and manage multiple deadlines;
Willingness to travel, occasionally;
Understanding of key industry sectors, labor market information, and experience working in private sector industry, or in employer engagement, preferred;
At least one year of work experience, ideally, in the field of workforce or policy analysis; a college degree (required) and a graduate degree in a related field preferred, such as public administration or public policy.
Primary Areas of Focus
The primary task areas for this position
Project Manager for State, Regional and Local Planning Iniative and related activities
Management and technical assistance for local Workforce Development Board Certification and related policy activities
Support of research, development and execution of One Stop Operations Standards and Assessment
Production of annual report for the State Employment and Training Commission
Local Area Technical Assistance Project Manager and field support
Workforce Best Practices field support
Coordination and management of SETC website content
Liaison for 2 – 4 Local Workforce Development Boards
Application:
Candidates should submit cover letter and resume electronically to Michele Boronkas, Executive Director, by July 17, 2015. Qualified candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Contact: Michele Boronkas, Executive Director, SETC – michele.boronkas@dol.state.nj.us.
No phone calls please.

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Posted 7/14/15

New Jersey State Employment and Training Commission

Senior Policy Analyst
Description
The Senior Policy Analyst will be responsible for in‐depth analysis of relevant workforce development policy, research, and technical assistance; coordinating and sometimes leading teams of stakeholders, qualitative data collection; developing policy options; and coordinating and participating in meetings with high‐ranking local and state officials, employers, and other stakeholders across the state. The Senior Policy Analyst will also be expected to contribute to ongoing team projects; developing strategic project plans and timelines; identifying grant opportunities and drafting proposals; and managing grant deliverables.
The Senior Policy Analyst reports to the Executive Director and works on multiple projects across an issue or set of issues in which he or she has advanced knowledge. The Senior Policy Analyst supports or develops of a board or council, including recruitment and coordination of volunteer members, and
direct liaison responsibilities for 2‐4 local Workforce Investment Boards.
Duties
Specific responsibilities of the Senior Policy Analyst include, but are not limited to, the following:
Research, analysis and/or development of written products, including policy briefs, research memos, and presentations that concisely and clearly describe complex workforce issues, analysis and policy options to leadership, other policy and decision makers;
Developing and delivering presentations to varied audiences, including C‐suite employers and government officials;
Developing/expanding the knowledge base of stakeholders on workforce, education, and training policy issues;
Identifying themes and linkages across disparate initiatives within the SETC’s diverse portfolio, and leveraging opportunities to incubate and test new ideas and approaches;
Collaborating with staff team members to develop long‐range strategies to guide the SETC’s work;
Participating in technical assistance delivery by coordinating individuals or group meetings among staff, government partners, employers and various internal and external stakeholders
Monitoring and oversight of timelines, budgets, and deliverables to ensure that responsibilities to grant funders are met in assigned project areas;
Providing direct technical assistance and guidance to local workforce development areas
Researching new funding opportunities, assisting in writing grant proposals, and serving as a resource to funding agencies;
Planning and participating in policy‐focused meetings of high‐ranking government officials, advocates, and national experts;
Identifying and engaging new contacts in the field to serve as formal or informal project consultants or partners;
Ensuring that senior staff and, where applicable, colleagues, consultants, or funders are aware of relevant project developments and that other work in the field is leveraged for the advancement of project goals;
Supervising project assistants where appropriate;
Participating actively in, and sometimes leading, staff discussions and strategic planning meetings;
Contributing to the development of SETC website content.
Requirements
The ideal candidate should enjoy working in a team work environment and have some or all of the
following qualifications:
Excellent research, writing, and editing skills and an analytical mind;
Strong oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively distill and present complex information in a concise way;
Excellent interpersonal skills, including maturity, an ability to work independently and in a team setting, and a sense of humor;
Efficient, organized work style and an ability to prioritize quickly and confidently and manage multiple deadlines;
Ability to travel, in state moderately and out of state occasionally;
Understanding of key industry sectors, labor market information, and experience working in
private sector industry, or in employer engagement, preferred;
At least three years of work experience, ideally, in the field of workforce or policy analysis; a college degree (required) and a graduate degree in a related field preferred, such as public administration or public policy.
Primary Areas of Focus
The primary task areas for this position
Project Manager for NJ’s State Policy Academy and related initiatives
Technical support for state and local area WIOA transition
Coordination of statewide Industry Skills Initiative, related qualitative data efforts and policy
recommendations
Lead Staff for statewide Healthcare Workforce Council
Lead strategies for industry engagement in state and regional planning initiatives
Provision of technical assistance and best practices for local Workforce Development Board
Certification and related policy activities with local areas
Workforce Best Practices field support
Liaison for 2 – 4 Local Workforce Development Boards
Application:
Candidates should submit cover letter and resume electronically to Michele Boronkas, Executive
Director, by July 17, 2015. Qualified candidates will be interviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Contact: Michele Boronkas, Executive Director, SETC – michele.boronkas@dol.state.nj.us. No phone calls please.

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Posted June 16, 2015
“New Jersey Business & Industry Association”
“Contact Nicol Nicola at nicolnicola53@gmail.com”
JOB DESCRIPTION
TITLE: Membership Associate
STATUS: Non-Exempt
REPORTS TO: Director, Member Relations
REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma plus five years work experience; Associates degree or some college preferred. Very good writing skills; excellent word processing abilities on PC-based computer system; ability to work with large database computer system; accurate data entry skills. Self-motivated with excellent organizational and customer service skills required. Must be able to move boxes up to 25 pounds. Excellent attendance is critical for this position. Flexibility and some overtime required for this position.

Travel requirements: Overnight travel may be required approximately five nights per year for NJBIA programs and tradeshows. Early morning travel may be required for some NJBIA programs with late evening travel required for select special events.

SUMMARY: This is a member-service position within the Marketing Department focusing on member relations and support and administrative functions primarily relating to member retention and recruitment.

MEMBERSHIP RETENTION
• Work with membership team to insure monthly, quarterly and annual retention goals are attained by maximizing membership renewals and minimizing membership cancellations.
• Handle assigned batch of 60-day retention accounts each month as well as accounts carried over from previous month. Consistent follow-up throughout the month on all retention accounts including letters (regular and certified where appropriate), phone calls, e-mails and faxes.
• Contact assigned 30-day retention accounts for courtesy follow-up.
• Distribute and process dues statements for 60+ day retention members based on retention procedures.
• Maintain orderly and complete member files on all retention accounts including copies of statements, invoices, correspondence and notes from all phone contacts. Record all contacts with members in the Association’s membership database system.
• Send out duplicate or corrected invoices as needed in an efficient and expedient manner.
• Review bankruptcy notices from NJM and add contact to membership database system.

MEMBERSHIP RECRUITMENT
• Handle member prospect inquiries from phone, Internet, mail and personal contacts. Completely and accurately describe all of NJBIA’s activities, benefits and services including eligibility guidelines where appropriate. Follow-up with appropriate membership materials.
• Verify membership eligibility for all member leads prior to processing requests for information.
• Enter and/or update complete prospect information in membership database system including NJM insurance cancellation notifications.
• Prepare appropriate prospect letters and packets to be mailed at least twice a week or as assigned. Two and three month follow-up as well.
• Provide membership service to those companies requesting information on membership, benefits, activities, etc. Follow up by phone via any written or electronic request prior to processing materials to be sent.
• Assist with follow-up recruitment efforts based on assigned procedures and working with staff along with mailing appropriate membership materials.

NEW MEMBER PROCESSING
• Process requests for membership applications as requested.
• Prepare and mail membership welcome packages weekly as assigned.
• Assist with new member review and approval process as needed.

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION UPDATES
• Assist with maintaining an accurate and current membership database including verification of data changes provided by members and outside sources. Assist with member database projects as assigned.
• Process undeliverable mail; research changes and update membership and prospect information as necessary.
• Review specific NJBIA member inboxes daily and make appropriate changes.
• Back-up to receptionist for the MemberHelp voicemail.

MEMBERSHIP RELATIONS PROJECTS
• Verify member information as needed for NJM staff.
• Handle and resolve membership concerns, problems and requests for information.
• Staff NJBIA display at programs and at trade shows as assigned.
• Assist in other membership projects as assigned.

MEMBERSHIP INVENTORY
• Distribute NJBIA materials and/or links to designated contacts at NJM and NJB as new materials become available.
• Maintain sufficient levels of current inventory for all membership benefit information at NJBIA, NJB and NJM.

OTHER
• Cover front desk responsibilities as assigned as back-up to receptionist.
• Assist other departmental and Association staff when needed.
• Promote cooperative working relationships among members of the Marketing Department and other Association departments.
• Begin work at 9:00 am and end at 5:00 pm. One-hour lunch taken as assigned. Overtime required as assigned.
• Responsible for organizing computer files for daily back-up and accessibility.
• In all contact with Association staff, members and the public, a friendly, helpful and courteous manner is always maintained.

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association retains the right to change this job description as business needs dictate.

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Posted June 16,2015

Vote by Mail Program Coordinator internship
Campaign: NJ-LD14 David Jones for Assembly/ Phil Kaufman for Assembly

Objective: In light of NJ’s recently changed vote by mail regulations, where any registered voter can vote by mail for any reason or no reason at all, the goal is to focus on spreading awareness, reaching targeted voters, and increasing voter participation in the program in the Mercer County portion of the legislative district.

Job duties: Work with campaign manager, consultant, and support team to create and execute a successful, well targeted program. Intern will assist in creating targets, walk plans, and coordinate with volunteers. Intern will get an understanding of the parameters in order to be able to teach and train others under his/her direction, under supervision of campaign manager. Intern will spend time in both the office and in the field, participating in executing goals of awareness, education, and voter outreach. Based on program timetable, intern will assist in following up with the county clerks to determine those who have returned applications, received ballots when mailed, and participate in the creation of follow up mail pieces to these voters. Additionally, intern will assist in event planning for local town campaigns who will be participating in the program. This opportunity will give intern the ability to experience various levels of a campaign organization, learn about NJ’s voting laws, and be a part of a competitive political process.

Location: Mercer County/Hamilton GOP Campaign Office, Quakerbridge Road, Hamilton, NJ (tentative)
Hours: TBD, estimated timeframe (May through Election Day in November)
Supervisor: Damon Montesano, Campaign manager, djmontesano2@gmail.com

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Posted 5/5/15

Go Eco Volunteer Abroad

GoEco can arrange a last-minute volunteer placement almost anywhere in the world! There are many wildlife, humanitarian and environmental projects you can contribute to this summer. To help get you started, we’ve selected 10 rewarding projects that we know you’ll love! What are you waiting for?

Here are our TOP 10 volunteer opportunities
with summer availability!

Australia – Great Barrier Reef Conservation

Zimbabwe – African Wildlife Orphanage

Nepal – Empowering Women in Kathmandu

Fiji – Inspire Kindergartners in Suva

Costa Rica – Sea Turtle Conservation

Croatia – Bottlenose Dolphin Conservation

South Africa – African Wildlife Ranch

Thailand – Elephant Village Experience

Israel – Desert Alpaca Farm

Indonesia – Education and Community Work in Bali

Contact Us:

Posted 4/23/15

Burlington County Republican Committee Campaign Internship 

Interns will have a unique, challenging and informative experience learning about how to run a successful campaign. With a set schedule on the campaign, interns will be able to take on leadership roles on a number of ongoing projects and tasks including:

  • Grassroots Organization and Voter Outreach
  • Volunteer Recruitment and Retention
  • Policy Research
  • Social Media and Developing an Online Presence
  • Earned Media Events
  • Targeting and Voter History Research
  • Personalized Mailings
  • Coalition Building
  • Fundraising and Event Turnout

Interns are required to have some experience with MS Word and Excel. We have flexible hours to accommodate your schedule, but require a minimum of 15 hours per week for the internship. If you have any questions about the internship program, please contact Adam Lester at 201-787-5854 or adamlest21@gmail.com.


Posted 4/22/15

Democratic Committee of Bergen County

Last year Bergen County was home to the biggest campaign in the state when we took back county government by winning a major victory in the race for County Executive, and this year will be just as exciting. We will be gearing up for campaign season and we will be working to protect our majority in the State Assembly, with LD 38 being one of the most targeted races in the state, and we will also be protecting our control of the Freeholder Board with 3 seats up this cycle. The internship will be dynamic and fast paced and will be a great opportunity to see what the Democratic
Party does in Bergen County and NJ.

Our interns will help us with tasks such as:

  • tracking candidate activities and issues
  • party building
  • doing outreach work to our different constituencies
  • setting up and attending events
  • helping with fundraising
  • doing research
  • staffing our candidates
  • participating in direct voter contact
  • registering voters
  • helping with any special projects that come up around our Hackensack office.

Interns will have the opportunity to work closely with the staff of DCBC as
well as interact with important Democrats in Bergen County. This is an unpaid internship, but we will help students get credit for their internship if it is available and the experience will be invaluable for Political Science majors or any student who is interested in politics and would like to learn more about how a party is run.

Interested students contact Matthew Bonasia, Executive Director at dcbced@gmail.com or 201-487-0001.

Democratic Committee of Bergen County
15 Dyatt Place, Hackensack, NJ 07601
www.facebook.com/bergen.dems
@BergenDems

 


Posted 4/1/15

District Office Internship and Fellowship Program

Qualified applicants have the opportunity to work in Assemblymen Herb Conaway, M.D. and Troy Singleton’s district office. Interns and Fellows will participate in a structured program with many opportunities to learn about constituent service, community outreach, and the legislative process. Interns and Fellows will support staff with planning and hosting events, providing constituent service, and other projects related to the general administrative duties of the office.

Click here for the application.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Applications may be submitted by email to jmulholland@njleg.org or by mail to 8008 Rt. 130 N, Bldg C, Ste 450 Delran NJ 08075. For additional information or questions, please contact John J. Mulholland, Jr. at (856) 461-3997

 


Posted 3/23/15

Intern for Congressman Tom MacArthur

Internship opportunities are now available in Burlington and Ocean Counties, participating in the daily
operations of our District Offices.
Internships are available in both a full-time and part time capacity and can potentially qualify for college credit.
While tasks on a day-to-day basis will vary, some expected responsibilities for interns will be:
• Attending events and interacting with local elected officials
• Participating in outreach activities throughout the district
• Answering phones along with other administrative duties
• Providing assistance to staff with various projects
The Office of Congressman Tom MacArthur is looking for interns who possess a strong work ethic and are enthusiastic about politics and government. All internships are unpaid, but interns may be eligible to receive academic credit depending on the policies of their respective schools.

To apply for an internship with Congressman Tom MacArthur’s District Office or to request further information, please submit your resume to one of the following listed below, depending on your preference of location:

Burlington County Office (located in Marlton): Kyle.Melander@mail.house.gov  (732)-615-8162

Ocean County Office (located in Toms River): Julie.Peterson@mail.house.gov (732)-569-6495


New Jersey Senate Majority Office

NJ Senate Democratic Office Spring and Summer Internships available in Government, Communications, Policy

Internships awarded on a rolling basis.  Minimum 15 hour per week commitment required.

Interested in Applying? Email Alise Roderer at ARoderer@njleg.org or Julius Bailey at JBailey@njleg.org for more information


NJGOP

New Jersey Republican Party

Interns will assist all departments of the NJGOP including: Political, Communications, and Fundraising.

To apply for an NJGOP internship, please submit your resume to Sandra Benitez at sadra@njgop.org.  If you have further quesitons, please contact us via email or via phone at 609-989-7300


Internship Title: Policy Analyst (multiple positions open)

Website: http://www.policyoptions.org

To apply for an internship, please contact Adams Sibley (sibleya@tcnj.edu or 609-771-2754).


MIDJersey Chamber of Commerce Legislative Research Volunteer Intern       Posted 11/10/14

The following functions/jobs are responsible for the legislative research intern:

  • Assist Nicol Nicola, Economic Policy Specialist, in garnering legislative information
  • Conduct research on various topics. Specific topics will be identified on a per diem basis
  • Research new State and Federal laws that are being debated or passed
  • Attend public policy events on behalf of the Chamber and provide a brief summary about the events
  • Monitor newspapers’ websites, business announcements, political news, events that are occurring in Central Jersey, etc.
  • Assist other departments that have specific requests
  • Required to volunteer between 10 to 15 hours a week

Volunteer interns can obtain credits via our internship.  This must be discussed with your advisor

Contact: Nicol Nicola, Economic Policy Specialist. Tel: 609-689-9960 Email: nicol@midjerseychamber.org


Spring 2015 Opportunity Guide                        Posted 11/7/14

Intern Title: A Better Way Sustainability Intern

Website: http://www.abetterwaynj.org


Intern Title: A Better Way Communications and Outreach Intern

Website: http://www.abetterwaynj.org


Intern Title: Communications and Outreach Intern

Website: http://www.anchorhousenj.org


Intern Title: Assistant to Executive Director

Website: http://bchtrenton.org/


Intern Title: Community Engaged Learning (CEL) Assessment Intern

Website: http://bonner.pages.tcnj.edu


Intern Title: Bonner Education Division: Research and Assessment Assistant

Website: http://bonner.pages.tcnj.edu


Intern Title: Assistant Community Engagement Coordinator

Website: http://www.thecrisisministry.org


 

Intern Title: ESL Education Intern

Website: http://www.catholiccharitiestrenton.org/cc3/index.php?page=el-centro


Intern Title: Environmental Education Research Intern

Website: http://www.fernbrookeducation.org


Intern Title: Assistant Construction Coordinator Inter

Website: https://www.habitatta.org


Intern Title: Assistant Community Outreach Intern

Website: https://www.habitatta.org


Intern Title: Development Intern

Website: https://habitatta.org


Intern: Marketing and Development Intern

Website: https://www.hitops.org


Intern Title: Grants and Communications Inter

Website: https://www.isles.org


Intern Title: Internal Communications Intern

Website: http://www.isles.org


Intern Title: Environmental Health and Policy Intern

Website: https://www.isles.org


Intern Title: Housing Research Intern

Website: http://www.isles.org


Intern Title: Property Development Intern

Website: https://www.isles.org


Intern Title: Juvenile Justice Family Engagement Intern

Website: https://www.njjjc.org


Intern Title: Juvenile Justice Public Information Intern

Website: https://www.njjjc.org


Intern Title: Marketing and Publicity Intern

Website: http://kidsbridgemuseum.org


Intern Title: Museum Support Intern

Website: http://kidsbridgemuseum.org


Intern Title: Research and Policy Intern

Website: http://mercerreentry.org/


Intern Title: Assistant Volunteer Coordinator Intern

Website: http://mercerstreetfriends.org/food-bank/


Intern Title: Buy Local Intern Old Trenton Neighborhood Network (OTN)


Intern Title: Economic Volunteer Intern

Website: http://www.midjerseychamber.org/


Intern Title: International Trade Specialist Intern

Website: http://www.midjerseychamber.org/


Intern Title: Public Policy Intern

Website: http://www.midjerseychamber.org/


Intern Title: Box Office Managing Assistant Intern

Website: http://www.passagetheatre.org


Intern Title: Policy Analyst

Website: http://www.policyoptions.org


Intern Title: College Sustainability Research Intern

Website: http://climate.pages.tcnj.edu


Intern Title: Administrative Support Intern

Website: http://www.rescuemissionoftrenton.org/about.php


Intern Title: Communications Intern

Website: http://www.shilohcdc.org


Intern Title: Capital Youth Mentoring Program Intern

Website: http://www.shilohcdc.org


Intern Title: Nursing Intern

Website: http://www.shilohcdc.org


Intern Title: Workforce Development Intern

Website: http://www.shilohcdc.org


Intern Title: Trenton Downtown Association Planning Intern

Website: http://www.destinationtrenton.com/


Intern Title: Trenton Downtown Association History Intern

Website: http://www.destinationtrenton.com/


Intern Title: Community Engagement Intern

Website: http://www.trentonhealthteam.org/tht/


Intern Title: Care Management Nursing Intern

Website: http://www.trentonhealthteam.org/tht/


Intern Title: Social Work Intern

Website: http://www.trentonhealthteam.org/tht/


Intern Title: Trenton Violence Reduction Strategy Researcher

Website: http://bonner.pages.tcnj.edu/2013/10/16/trenton-violence-reduction-strategy


Intern Title: Gallery, Assistant, TrentonWorks Gallery

Website: http://celr.pages.tcnj.edu/programs/trentonworks-tcnjs-innovation-foundry/


Intern Title: Operation Fatherhood Research Intern

Website: http://uihfamilypartners.org/


Intern Title: Evaluation and Assessment Intern

Website: https://www.visitationhome.org


Intern Title: Community Journalist Intern

Website: https://thewall.pages.tcnj.edu


Intern Title: Math Literacy Program Coordinator

Website: http://welovetrenton.org/