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Internship Announcements

Accepting Internship Applications for Spring 2016

Good Morning,

I am Kourtney Moody and I am the Intern Coordinator for Congressman Dennis A. Ross. I want to make you aware that we are currently accepting intern applications for the Spring 2016 semester. Internships on the Hill are a great opportunity to learn the legislative process and see how the government operates up close and personal.

All of our internships are unpaid and we are looking for both full-time and part-time interns. If you know anyone graduating in December and would like a job on the Hill, this is also a great opportunity for them to get in the door.

Responsibilities include greeting visitors, conducting tours of the U.S. Capitol, filling flag requests, answering telephones, sorting mail, and other general office duties.

The internship would run from January to April. If you know anyone interested, please have them fill out the application attached and send it to me along with their resume by November 20th. Below, you will find out more about Congressman Ross:
Dennis A. Ross was born in Lakeland, Florida where he met his wife, Cindy, in high school. Dennis received his undergraduate degree from Auburn University and his law degree from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. Dennis worked as an Associate for Holland & Knight before serving as in-house counsel for Walt Disney World. He then opened his own law practice. Dennis served as a State Representative until 2008. Now, as a third term U.S. Congressman, he serves as a Senior Deputy Majority Whip and on the Financial Services Committee.

Please let me know if you have any questions. I look forward to hearing from you.

Best,
Kourtney Moody

Kourtney G. Moody
Staff Assistant
Representative Dennis A. Ross (FL-15)
229 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Office: 202-225-1252

Students can apply by filling out this form.

Internship Opportunities with Democratic Coalition Against Trump

My name is Emmett Eldred, and I am the Director of Campus Engagement for the Democratic Coalition Against Trump , the nation's largest grassroots anti-Trump organization. I'm reaching out to ask you to share a unique opportunity with your students to get involved in the 2016 presidential election. There are less than fifty days left in this election, but that is plenty of time for your students to get involved in our organization and make a difference.

Our organization is mobilizing college students to stand against Donald Trump this November through our Students Against Trump campaign.

We're looking for motivated and passionate students to join our campus engagement program as Campus Ambassadors .

Campus Ambassadors will manage "Students Against Trump" groups on campus, which will serve as hubs for political engagement and organizing and as a liaison to the national "Stop Trump" movement.

Students of all majors are welcome to apply, but the number of positions per school is limited and applications are processed on a rolling basis. Therefore, interested students are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Students can apply by filling out this form .

Questions about the Campus Ambassador program or the Democratic Coalition Against Trump should be directed to

Emmett@KeepAmericaGreat.us

Campaign Job Opportunities for students to work on the 2016 Election

My name is Annalise and I am a Campaign Director with Work for Progress here in Tampa. This fall, we've partnered with the Florida Consumer Action Network and Fair Share Action. The Florida Consumer Action Network is an independent non-profit committed to building a future where every American gets a good education, equal pay for equal work, and a strong voice in our democracy. Fair Share Action is a political organization that works to elect candidates to office that can help make Fair Share's vision a reality.

With just a few weeks left until the election, we're hiring full or part time paid field staff to help elect Hillary Clinton as our next President and keep Donald Trump out of the White House. It's quick and easy to apply today!

Pay ranges from $15-17 an hour, and we also have leadership positions available. We're hiring for both full and part time positions. This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in issues like the environment and public health to make an impact while gaining valuable experience, boosting their resume and earning money. Apply today , or call the office at 727-514-8066.

We're looking forward to hearing from you,

Annalise Dobbelstein

Campaign Director

Work for Progress

727.514.8066

Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice

The Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center will be on campus Tuesday, September 27 in room SOC 128 on the Tampa Campus (Social Science Building, room 128) at 5 pm to discuss careers in community organizing with individuals interested in uniting congregations and working for social, economic and racial justice.

RSVP at www.thedartcenter.org/usf

DART hires and trains organizers to build organizations that have successfully addressed issues including:

* Plugging the school-to-prison pipeline
* Reining in predatory lending practices
* Expanding access to primary health and dental care
* Prioritizing funding for affordable housing and job training
* Education reform in low-performing public schools
* Fighting for immigrants' rights

Positions start January 9, 2017 in Charleston, SC, Tampa, FL, Lawrence, and Topeka, KS .

Positions start August 14, 2017 in Louisville, KY, Daytona Beach, Ft. Lauderdale and St. Petersburg, FL.

Starting salary $34,000/year + benefits.

Although it may be helpful, no prior organizing experience is necessary. Fluent Spanish speakers are encouraged to apply.

To find out more about DART or to apply, we encourage you to visit www.thedartcenter.org. Still have questions? Contact Hannah Wittmer at hannah@thedartcenter.org or (202) 841-0353.

Hillary for Florida Communications Intern


Full-time, Part-time, Internship

Hillary for Florida seeks Communications Interns for the summer term. Hillary for Florida provides a meaningful learning experience that allows dedicated leaders to gain the skills needed to better our communities and our nation. Communications Interns will gain first-hand political experience while learning how a presidential campaign communicates its core message and interacts with the media. The internship is an unpaid opportunity. Applicants should be energetic, motivated, organized and excited to work on a historic presidential campaign. Interns will either participate in a summer-long internship at campaign headquarters in Tampa or work remotely from anywhere in Florida.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I receive school credit for interning with Hillary for Florida?

Yes, depending on your school requirements. We encourage you to apply for school credit as part of your participation in the internship program. We prioritize a meaningful learning experience while working with seasoned campaign staff from around the country.

Is the internship paid?

No, this is an unpaid internship. Interns will obtain an educational and professional experience in connection with their education or pursuit of a degree.

Is the internship part time or full time?

We have opportunities for both full-time and part-time internships. A minimum of 20 hours a week is required to participate in the program.

What type of projects will I work on as an intern?

Interns will follow, compile and track press coverage related to Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign in Florida. Interns will also assist with broader communications tasks, such as building press lists, drafting media advisories and press releases, writing briefings, and monitoring social media.

What are the desired skills and qualifications for the internship program?

Interns should have early morning availability; an interest in politics, journalism or media relations; and strong writing skills.

How do I apply?

Please send your resume and cover letter to Paul Caintic at caintpau@gmail.com. In your cover letter, please indicate your proposed start and end dates, whether you are applying to be a full-time or part-time intern, and if you plan to work remotely.

Hillary for America is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity on our team, and recognize that our continued success requires the highest commitment to obtaining and retaining a diverse team that provides the best quality services to supporters and constituents. We believe every employee has the right to work in an environment free from unlawful discrimination as is consistent with our commitment to diversity, respect, and inclusion. Consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws, it is our policy to recruit, hire, train, promote and administer any and all personnel actions without regard to sex, race, age, color, creed, national origin, religion, ethnic identity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or any other legally protected basis.

Paid for by Hillary for America

Job Type: Internship

Job Location: Tampa, FL

Florida Democratic 2016 Organizing Fellowship

The Florida Coordinated Campaign is seeking intelligent, outgoing fellows who are ready to assist with voter outreach and help elect Democratic candidates across the state.

In addition to being incredibly valuable to the campaign, Organizing Fellows develop skills that can be applied in a wide range of sectors and industries, including presenting, careful listening, data reporting & tracking, hustle, messaging, and teamwork. They also get firsthand exposure to how a major campaign operates, which is valuable for anyone interested in careers in politics or civic engagement.

The Coordinated Campaign is the umbrella organization under which the state party combines its resources and focuses its efforts to ensure that all Democrats in the state, including the presidential nominee, are elected.

HOW TO APPLY
https://goo.gl/p6vRu6
DEADLINE: MAY 21

U.S. Senator Bill Nelson

As you gear up for the fall semester, please keep in mind the internship opportunities that are available to your students with the office of US Senator Bill Nelson. We are looking for committed, responsible young adults who express interest in the legislative process.

We will begin the process of examining resumes and scheduling interviews on August 19. If you know of any students interested in a fall internship opportunity here in Senator Nelson’s office, we would encourage them to apply by that date. We also accept applications at any time for those interested in future opportunities. Also, for more information about the internship, please visit http://www.billnelson.senate.gov/services/internships/florida-internships. Please note: We have extended the deadline for receiving applications from August 10 to August 19, so please disregard the date posted on the website.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Amanda Dugan
Staff Assistant
United States Senator Bill Nelson
801 North Florida Avenue, 4th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: 813-225-7040
Fax: 813-225-7050
Amanda_Dugan@billnelson.senate.gov

International Development Internships at CSIS

The international development programs at CSIS are seeking current students and recent graduates for spring research internships. Interns will work closely with the program director and staff to meet research, outreach, and conference needs. Interns play a substantive role in writing, publicity, and event planning processes while contributing regularly to CSIS' International Development blog, Prosper. Interns will explore a broad range of topics including, but not limited to, governance, government capacity building, U.S. development policy, emerging donors, trade, investment, workforce development, and the multilateral system. 

Interns should meet the following criteria:

  • Strong qualitative research and analytical writing skills
  • Undergraduate degree or Junior standing (Degree in progress)
  • Prior administrative experience 
  • Superb communication skills and attention to detail
  • Available to work 25-40 hours per week
  • Demonstrated interest in international development policy

Apply now at CSIS.org

Congresswoman Kathy Castor

We are looking for interested applicants to intern in the Spring of 2015 and Summer of 2015. Click here for Internship Application.

NextGen Climate Action

Every day, we aim to reach 900 Floridians in Hillsborough County; with your help, we can do that. The kickoff for this series is on October 22, 2014 at 5 PM, which is NextGen Climate Action's National Day of Action. We encourage you to make this event as big as possible by inviting others to join us. The more people we have, the more people we reach.

Outreach is important to ensuring Floridians participating in this upcoming Gubernatorial Election. Only 10% of Floridians aged 18 to 30 voted in the 2010 Election- we have to change that!

There will be food, giveaways, and prizes for all who participate.

Our office is located at 5246 E. Fowler Ave Tampa, FL 33617 on 9/24/2014 at 5. Students can represent their student organization, major, college, etc. by wearing shirts and taking pictures and post to social media using the hashtag #WinOnClimate; so that USF and the Tampa Bay Community recognizes your dedication to civic service.

If you have any questions prior to the event, please give me a call.

Sincerely,
Maya Brown
USF Tampa Campus Organizer
NextGen Climate
386-308-8026
www.nextgenclimate.org

Jeff Brandes for Florida Senate campaign

The Jeff Brandes for Florida Senate campaign is looking for motivated, confident and reliable persons to join Team Brandes for the Fall of 2014. Staffers must have a passion for conservative politics and the political process.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • -Making phone calls to voters on behalf of the campaign
  • -Door-to-door canvassing
  • -Attending campaign events
  • -Assist in recruiting volunteers
  • -Assist staff in day-to-day tasks
  • -Voter Registration

Compensation:
We are recruiting interns and offering several paid positions.

Important dates:

Campaign start date - September 2, 2014
Finish - November 4, 2014

Location:
St. Petersburg Field Office
5915 4th St. North
St. Petersburg, FL 33703

If you are interested in joining Team Brandes please send resume to:

Trent Phillips
Field Director - Jeff Brandes for State Senate
phillips.trentj@gmail.com
http://electjeffbrandes.com/

Fall internship with Senator Bill Nelson

Interested in experiencing a United States Senate Office firsthand? Apply for a fall internship with Senator Bill Nelson’s Tampa office! Interns at our office work closely with staff to address and respond to constituent concerns. In addition to administrative duties, they will participate in outreach events and observe the inner workings of Senator Nelson’s regional office. Our internship program is designed to provide students with various learning opportunities and balanced exposure to the work of the Senate and a senator’s office.

To apply for an internship in Senator Bill Nelson's Tampa office, first complete the attached application form. Then submit a short explanation of interest in the program, your resume, and two letters of recommendation. Applications may be e-mailed, faxed, or mailed to the contact information below. If you have any questions, please feel free to call (813) 225-7040 and ask for the internship coordinator. For more information, please visithttp://www.billnelson.senate.gov/services/internships/florida-internships.

E-mail: maya_vaidya@billnelson.senate.gov
Fax Number: (813) 225-7050
Mailing Address: 801 North Florida Avenue, 4th floor
Tampa, Florida 33602

Rick Scott for Florida

Rick Scott for Florida is now seeking interns for the 2014 Election. Kick your political career while meeting others who are passionate about the political process. Find out more here!

POLITICAL AFFAIRS INTERNSHIP

This is a part-time 12-hours per week telecommuting internship. The internship is 4 months and responsible for leading public and political outreach in the state and district assigned to. Must be available Monday’s 4:30-6:00 PM PST for The Borgen Project’s national conference call.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Meet with members of Congress and/or Congressional staffers in your State and District.
  • Represent The Borgen Project at various business, political and community events.
  • Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
  • Mobilize individuals to contact their members of Congress in support of key poverty-reduction legislation.
  • As needed, speak to groups, classes and organizations.
  • Write letters of support for key programs to political leaders, media and other groups.

Qualifications:

  • Outstanding writing skills.
  • Self-starter who can produce great results with limited supervision.
  • Strong oral communication skills and ability to lead meetings and give speeches.

To Apply: To be considered for the Political Affairs Internship, please email your resume to openings@borgenproject.org.

Capitol Consulting Inc

Mr. Barker is looking for volunteers and possible paid workers to help with a countywide Republican Commission Race, two nonpartisan Judicial races, and one nonpartisan school board race all within Hillsborough County.

Volunteers, or paid workers could work up to 40 hours a week and can work through the beginning of November.

Mr. Barker can be contacted directly if any individuals are interested, or they can give me their information and I will pass it on to him.

His cell number is 813-334-1758 and his e-mail is clay@flcapitol.com

Invitation to Enter into an Extra-Mural Relationship with the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

The internship program at the Council On Hemispheric Affairs is one of the largest and most estimable internship programs in Washington, DC. The attached material pertains to COHA’s mentor program where COHA interns, junior and senior volunteer staff, and academic volunteers gather to promote a progressive dividend resulting from this country's relationship with the rest of the hemisphere. COHA interns, off-and-on site volunteers, and other adjunct personnel have helped to transfer young Latin-Americanists that come to us from around the hemisphere, into seasonal young professionals who are quick to become familiar with the field. Due to the demanding nature of the internship program, interns become able to rapidly absorb realities about the area and facts of life that enable them to become committed and caring participants in hemispheric affairs. COHA's new mentoring program is meant to advance these goals through a process where young minds are learning at every turn.

Pinellas County Internship Program

The Republican Party of Florida is seeking dedicated and responsible interns to join our team in Pinellas County. 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. For more, please click here.

Citizinvestor

Three internship slots for the Spring 2014 semester at Citizinvestor – a crowdfunding and civic engagement startup based in Tampa, Florida

Responsibilities for these internships range from marketing Citizinvestor projects to citizens, to helping Citizinvestor secure new government partners, to drafting content for the press and our official Citizinvestor communication channels. We promise we won't ask interns to get us coffee. :) 

This is an un-paid internship, but one in which interns are treated as Co-founders of this growing startup as our current interns can testify to. Students can apply for the internship at citizinvestor.com/internships.

Jordan Raynor
Co-founder, Citizinvestor
813.368.4218

Florida Department of Transportation Internship Program

The Florida Department of Transportation Internship Program is now accepting applications for its Fall Semester 2013 internship positions.  The Program offers students an exciting insider’s view of the transportation industry and an opportunity to develop skills and techniques directly applicable to their professional development.  Your assistance in posting this advertisement and/or communicating this opportunity for your students is greatly appreciated.

Students should be directed to our website (http://www.dot.state.fl.us/humanresources/Internship.shtm) where they can view the advertised internship positions and download the Internship Application.  The advertised positions are also attached in a PDF document for your convenience.

Please contact Darryll Dockstader or me for questions concerning the Department of Transportation Internship Program.

Contact Information:

J. Darryll Dockstader
Manager, Research Center
Florida Department of Transportation
605 Suwannee Street, MS 30
Tallahassee, FL 32399
(850) 414-4617
Darryll.dockstader@dot.state.fl.us

Moffitt Cancer Center, Government Relations

Description:  This internship supports Moffitt Cancer Center's Government Relations department, whose initiatives include the development of a grassroots political advocacy network and various efforts to build and maintain strong relationships with current members of the Florida Legislature, the U.S. Congress, and local units of government.

Qualifications:

  • Enrollment in accredited university with a declared major in Political Science, Mass Communications, International Relations, English Literature, History, Philosophy, or related field.
  • Coursework and/or interest in public administration, government, and the legislative process.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in person, in writing, and on the phone. Public speaking skills a plus.
  • Strong PC skills (MS Word. PowerPoint, Access, XL, Outlook, etc.)

Compensation:  A stipend of $500 will be paid upon completion of this internship. Students may also receive college credit. Interim reports and evaluations will be provided to the student’s university as requested. The internship will begin midway through the fall semester and run through the end of the spring semester. A commitment of 8 hours per week is expected.

Curriculum:  This internship offers a practicum in the administration of a government relations program for a health-care institution. The selected candidate will receive training in the following areas:

Communicating with Elected Officials:

  • Building, maintaining and updating legislative databases
  • Protocol for letters, emails, and phone and in-person contacts with legislative offices
  • Securing meeting appointments and conducting meetings with legislators

Grassroots Advocacy

  • Planning a “Lobby Day” in which volunteer advocates meet with state legislators at the Capitol
  • Training volunteers to conduct meetings with legislators
  • Working with legislative offices to schedule meetings and photo-ops with volunteers

Media Relations

  • Preparing and circulating announcements for use by print and broadcast media outlets
  • Using social media to promote a legislative agenda and strengthen relationships with legislators and supporters

Interns showing proficiency in these skills will be encouraged to practice them while assisting in Moffitt’s government relations efforts.

Company Summary:
Moffitt Cancer Center is dedicated to one mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Located on the campus of the University of South Florida in Tampa, Moffitt Cancer Center is one of only 40 Cancer Centers designated by the National Cancer Institute as a Comprehensive Cancer Center. Staffed by world-renowned physicians and scientists, Moffitt is ranked #16 in U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Cancer Hospitals.

How To Apply:
Email résumé and cover letter to:
John DeMuro, Director, Federal Government Relations
email: john.demuro@moffitt.org; phone: (813) 745-1527

The Borgen Project

We are a Nonprofit focused on combating extreme poverty through innovative advocacy. From ending segregation to providing women with the right to vote, nearly every wrong ever righted in history was achieved through advocacy. The Borgen Project addresses the big picture. We operate at the political level advancing policies and programs that improve living conditions for those living on less than $1 per day. We would like to provide volunteer opportunities to your students to help mobilize and educate their communities about these issues. The Regional DIrectors position below is a great way for individuals to grow and learn in a professional role. Please pass this along to your students for their consideration if you see fit. Thank you for your time.

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

Get Covered America Fellowship

Fall Fellows for Get Covered America will work closely with staff in Florida offices and will be an integral part of our success as an organization. The core of our work will take place in several target cities organizing communities and going door to door to get uninsured Americans up to speed on the opportunities made possible by the Affordable Care Act.

For more information on Get Covered America fellowship, download flyer.

The University Area Community Development Corporation

The University Area Community Development Corporation is now taking in Fall interns for our Community Leadership Academy. Below are 3 forms: a Background check form, an application for the internship and descriptions for the positions available. Please fill out these forms and send them to: Stefenie Fuentes at uacdcsfuentesintern@gmail.com as soon as possible with your resume attached if you are interested in joining them as an intern for this fall. The process is simple once you clear the background check and your resume is reviewed you go through two rounds of interviews.

http://uacdcleadershipacademy.blogspot.com/

http://www.uacdc.org/

UACD Academy
UACD Application
FDLE Authorization Form

Once selected the Internship/academy begins Saturday, August 31st.

Stefenie Fuentes
Community Engagement Intern
University Area Community  Development Corporation (UACDC)
14013 North 22nd Street
Tampa, FL 33613
P: 813.523.6067

Corcoran & Johnston, Government Relations

Corcoran & Johnston, Government Relations, is a lobbying and advocacy firm with offices in Lutz & Tallahassee, Florida.  We represent clients with matters before Florida’s Legislative and Executive branches as well as Florida’s local and municipal governments. Some of Corcoran & Johnston’s clients include local organizations such as the Florida Aquarium, TECO Energy and the University of South Florida.

Corcoran & Johnston is looking for one (1) intern for the Fall 2013 semester to work 15 to 20 hours a week at our Lutz office. This internship will provide students with a firsthand experience with the inner workings of Florida politics and the lobbying profession. Responsibilities include answering the telephone, assisting with scheduling of meetings and calendar management, filing, monitoring of legislative activity, monitoring of legislative and local government committee meetings via webcast, preparation of written reports as well as a number of as-needed tasks.

The successful candidate will be proficient at using the latest versions of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and Outlook, demonstrate proficiency conducting online research and demonstrate proficiency using social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter.  Excellent written and oral communication skills are expected.

It is recommended, but not required, that the successful candidate work with the Department of Government and International Affairs in order to have this experience count for college credit. Please visit http://gia.usf.edu/el/ps/ or contact Dr. Peter Funke at pnfunke@usf.edu for further details.

To apply, please email a letter of interest outlining your work background or resume along with telephone and email contact information to matt@corcoranfirm.com.

Citizinvestor

We are hiring two interns for the Fall 2013 semester to work alongside our team at our office in Tampa. We thought some of your students might be interested in the opportunity.

Responsibilities range from helping us market our services to citizens, to building a network of Citizinvestor brand ambassadors on college campuses across the country, to helping us secure new government partners, to drafting content for the press and our official Citizinvestor communication channels. We promise we won't ask interns to get us coffee. :) This is an un-paid internship, but one in which we treat our interns as Co-founders of our growing startup. Apply at http://citizinvestor.com/internships.

Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Internship Opportunities

An integral component of the Chamber's mission is to communicate the views of the business community to our elected officials. The Government Relations department identifies, prioritizes and recommends policy to our Board of Directors for those issues that affect our local economy, business environment and quality of life in Tampa and Hillsborough County.

Contact:
Website: tampachamber.com
Carlye Morgan
Senior Director of Government Relations
201 N. Franklin Street, Suite 201
Tampa, FL 33602
Email: cmorgan@tampachamber.com
Direct 813.276.9455
Cell 813.244.2486
Fax 813.223.7899

Florida PIRG Activist Internships

Meet new people, get involved in your community, learn important skills, and make a difference on the issues that matter. Interns take on a leadership role within a campaign, and in many cases are able to receive course credit for their work.

Spring 2013 Campaigns:
Energy Service Corps
Make Textbooks Affordable
21st Century Transportation
Hunger Clean Up

Apply for a Florida PIRG internship here: http://www.floridapirgstudents.org/internships

The Fund for the Public Interest

The Fund for the Public Interest is a national non-profit organization that works to build support for progressive organizations across the country. We run campaigns for the Human Rights Campaign, USPIRG, and Environment America. This summer we will be in over 50 cities, working and lobbying to help win environmental and social justice campaigns.

Last summer our staff helped ban off-shore drilling to protect our coasts, repeal Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, and increase food safety standards to make school lunches safer- all while building valuable leadership skills.
Currently, we have paid positions open on our campaign staff in each of our locations. We require that interested candidates are hard workers and have excellent communication skills.

As a member of our staff, you will fundraise, build membership for our partner groups, and educate and activate citizens on pressing issues. You will also have the opportunity to organize press conferences and build coalitions with other non-profit organizations. While on staff, you gain knowledge of pressing concerns our country is facing, learn how to effectively generate public support, and obtain a firm understanding of the political process.

To apply, please visit www.jobsforgoodcauses.org or call 813-874-2497.

Jonathan Stewart
Assistant Director
Fund for the Public Interest
3006 W. Kennedy Blvd
Tampa FL 33609
813-874-2497

Fund for the Public Interest

The Fund for the Public Interest is a national non-profit organization that works to build support for progressive organizations across the country.  We run campaigns for the Human Rights Campaign, USPIRG, and Environment America.  This summer we will be in over 50 cities, working and lobbying to help win environmental and social justice campaigns.

Last summer our staff helped ban off-shore drilling to protect our coasts, repeal Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, and increase food safety standards to make school lunches safer- all while building valuable leadership skills.

Currently, we have paid positions open on our campaign staff in each of our locations.  We require that interested candidates are hard workers and have excellent communication skills.

As a member of our staff, you will fundraise, build membership for our partner groups, and educate and activate citizens on pressing issues.  You will also have the opportunity to organize press conferences and build coalitions with other non-profit organizations.  While on staff, you gain knowledge of pressing concerns our country is facing, learn how to effectively generate public support, and obtain a firm understanding of the political process. 

To apply, please visit www.jobsforgoodcauses.org or call 1 800-75-EARTH (753-2784). 

Zahava Stern
Canvass Director
Fund for the Public Interest
3006 W. Kennedy Blvd
Tampa FL 33609

The Israel Government Fellows Program (IGF)

The Israel Government Fellows Program (IGF) is a Masa Israel Journey initiative of the Menachem Begin Heritage Center in Jerusalem. Endorsed by the Office of the Prime Minister of Israel, IGF offers outstanding and highly motivated young college graduates an experience at the heart of the Israeli government establishment, combining internships in government offices with educational seminarsHebrew language instruction, and travel throughout the country.  It is the only existing program of its kind for non-Israelis to intern in the government and is available for applicants aged 22-30 with at least a bachelor's degree. We are also expanding our Policy and Diplomacy track this year, which allows Fellows to intern in Israeli research institutes, think tanks, and public diplomacy organizations.
Here are just a few examples of current placements:

  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Organizations Department
  • Ministry of Defense, Civil Administration of the West Bank
  • Ministry of Justice, Department of Special International Affairs
  • Ministry of Industry, Trade & Labor, Legal Deptartment

IGF provides participants with invaluable work experience and leadership training, and is a unique opportunity for aspiring Jewish leaders to develop their abilities while contributing to Israeli politics and society, learn about Israeli history and culture, and strengthen their connection to the Jewish state.

Comprehensive details are available on our website: http://www.igf.org.il or on our facebook page.

Feel free to forward this email or pass on contact details of those you would recommend.

Thanks very much for your time,
Diane

Diane Meskin
Israel Government Fellows Program
dianem@begincenter.org.il

Tel: +972-2-565-2027
From the US: (212) 444-9680*
www.igf.org.il

*rings to our Jerusalem office, Sun-Thurs 9am-5pm

Internship with Senator Bill Nelson

As you and your students gear up for the summer and fall semesters, please keep in mind an internship opportunity that is available to your students with the office of U.S. Senator Bill Nelson. We are looking for committed, responsible young adults who express interest in the legislative process.

We will begin the process of examining resumes and scheduling interviews for the summer semester soon and by mid-July for the fall semester. Please encourage your students to apply now; however, we do accept applications at any time for those interested in future opportunities.   

Please click the following link: http://www.billnelson.senate.gov/services/flinternships.cfm for additional information on our internship programs, how to apply, and the formal application. They may fax or email the application along with the other documents directly to our office in Tampa.   

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact our office at (813) 225.7040.  Thank you for your consideration!
Best regards,

José J. Rincón | Staff Assistant
U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (FL)
801 North Florida Avenue, 4th Floor
Tampa, Florida 33602
Phone (813)225-7040
Fax (813) 225-7050

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INTERNSHIP WITH AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL USA


We're looking for a few strong, professional (and fun) human rights interns! If you think you fit the description, then apply now for an internship at Amnesty International USA.

We offer several internships per semester, both in our main offices in New York and DC, as well as our regional offices in Chicago, Atlanta, and San Francisco.

About our internships:
Internships are granted for periods of 12 - 16 weeks on average and all of our internships are unpaid. However, interns will receive a small stipend for incidental or other expenses, when applicable. Our internship program offers flexible hours to accommodate class and work schedules.

About human rights work:
The work and commitment of interns is essential to the continuous development of Amnesty International as a powerful voice for human rights worldwide. Candidates can apply for a variety of programs, from working with our Field Organizers and Research Team on priority campaigns, such as Individuals at Risk, Demand Dignity, Death Penalty Abolition or Security with Human Rights, to positions with our Fundraising, External Affairs and Operations Units.

What else you can expect:
Amnesty interns will gain experience working in the nonprofit world and will have the unique opportunity to advance their knowledge of the human rights field. Through our Human Rights Seminar series, Amnesty interns have the chance to learn about contemporary human rights issues from our staff members and special guest speakers and to discuss various human rights concerns at length. Additionally, we offer our interns career and professional development workshops targeted specifically towards young professionals starting a career in human rights.

What we look for in Amnesty interns:

  • A commitment and interest in human rights
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, as well as computer skills
  • Those who are well-organized, dependable, and responsible
  • A willingness to learn from their internship experience and apply what they learn to their work

Please apply for an internship at Amnesty International USA.

Any inquiries regarding internships may be sent to: nyinternshipcoordinator@aiusa.org

We look forward to receiving your application!

Mailing Address:
Amnesty International USA
5 Penn Plaza
New York, NY 10001
US

Contact Name:
AIUSA Regional Office
Telephone Number: 1.866.273.4666


INTERNSHIP WITH THE OFFICE OF THE US SENATOR BILL NELSON

Good Morning,

The office of United States Senator Bill Nelson is accepting applications for internships next spring. We are looking for committed, responsible young adults who express interest in the legislative process.

We will begin the process of examining resumes and scheduling interviews in the very near future.  If you know of any students interested in a spring internship opportunity here in Senator Nelson’s Tampa office, we would encourage them to apply now; however, we do accept applications at any time for those interested in future opportunities.

Please see the attached resources containing information on our internship programs, how to apply, and the formal application.  For similar information, please click the following link:
http://www.billnelson.senate.gov/services/flinternships.cfm

Also, I have attached a flyer with our information.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.  Thank you for your consideration!

Respectfully,
José J. Rincón | Staff Assistant
U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (FL)
801 North Florida Avenue, 4th Floor
Tampa, Florida 33602
Phone (813)225-7040
Fax (813) 225-7050