Wednesday, February 9, 2011


Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz is seeking a press intern. Primary responsibilities will include compiling and distributing daily clips, assisting with drafting releases and e-newsletters, and updating the Congresswoman’s web site. Applicants should have strong writing skills, familiarity with media, and an understanding of the legislative process. Early morning and early afternoon availability is a must. Applicants that cannot commit to early morning hours should not apply. Ties to southeastern Pennsylvania are a plus.
Applicants should send an e-mail with the subject “press intern” to with a cover letter, resume, and a one-page writing sample.

Congressman Mike Quigley (D-IL) is seeking a Press Intern for the Spring. Intern will be responsible for compiling and distributing daily clips to the office, drafting press releases, updating Member’s website and social media. Strong writing skills needed and familiarity with social networking and new media is a plus. While the internship will be press focused, responsibilities will also include some administrative duties including answering telephones, assisting with the correspondence program, and leading Capitol tours.
Priority will be given to those who can work full-time, but consideration will be given to all applicants who can work morning and early afternoon hours. Chicago ties are also a plus.
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a 1 page writing sample to

Internship with the League of Women Voters

Join an open, engaging and accomplished team to expand your research, writing, and communication skills. The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. With more than 88 years of experience and 850 local and state affiliates, the League is one of America’s most trusted grassroots organizations. Learn more by visiting our website at

At the LWV national office internships focus on civic engagement, grassroots organizing, public relations, organizational development, public policy issues and much more. Interns at the League have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in communications, project management, and member services. Interns see first- hand how a national nonprofit operates and influences policy at all levels of government by assisting with the development and implementation of issue and message campaigns from the national level to the grassroots.

Currently, the LWV is seeking interns for its membership and elections departments. These internships are unpaid however we can offer college credit with university programs.

If you are interested in interning with the League of Women Voters , please email your resume and cover letter, and areas of interest to

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