State and Local Intern
- Position Type
End Citizens United/Let America Vote’s Mission: To fix our democracy by getting big money out of politics and protecting the right to vote. We will work to end our rigged political system by electing reform champions, passing meaningful legislative reforms, and elevating these issues in the national conversation. We will work in partnership with these champions to overturn Citizens United, end the unlimited and undisclosed money in politics, and protect and expand the right to vote.
Reports to: Director of State and Local Campaigns
Position summary: Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, tracking campaigns, drafting memorandums on candidates, and providing administrative support to the State and Local Campaigns department. Prospective interns should have a strong interest in taking on big money in politics and protecting the right to vote, be highly organized, and have good attention to detail. Candidates with a basic understanding of how race, class, and other identity markers intersect with our work in advocacy and electoral campaigns will be prioritized.
Interns will also benefit from the Intern Educational Program, which aims to educate interns on Democratic politics and democracy reform while providing unique opportunities to hone their professional skills. This program includes presentations with top Democratic professionals, tutorials on networking best practices, and discussions on themes within the democracy reform movement. Additionally, interns will have the opportunity to interact with and receive professional guidance from many members of the ECU/LAV staff, and will gain strong experience in progressive campaigning.
**Due to the coronavirus, this will be a fully remote internship. Applicants from all locations are encouraged to apply. The position is a part-time opportunity.**
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to email@example.com with “State and Local Internship” in the subject line. Please indicate in your cover letter where you viewed this posting. Interns will be paid $15/hr. Applications will be accepted until April 16, 2021. End Citizens United/Let America Vote is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values a multi-cultural, diverse working environment. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to apply.