Thursday, February 17, 2011


Executive Director,
California Young Democrats (CYD)

The CYD Executive Director is the sole professional staff member for the organization and reports directly to the CYD President. The Executive Director is responsible for the overall implementation of programming on behalf of CYD. This includes, but is not limited to: fundraising, budgeting, operations and outreach. Salary and Benefits: $33,000 to $37,000 annually plus health insurance. Applicants should send resume, cover letter, and three references to by Friday, April 1, 2011. For complete job description please go to:

Congressman Nick J. Rahall, II of Southern West Virginia is looking for Spring 2011 interns. Duties will include assisting legislative staff with a variety of projects, conducting tours of the United States Capitol, database maintenance, sorting and logging mail, and constituent services. Interns will attend Committee hearings and learn the legislative process of Congress. Candidates should possess outstanding written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and thrive in a team environment. Connections to West Virginia are a plus, but not required. This is an unpaid internship. If you are interested please e-mail your resume and cover letter to
The Maryland Democratic Party (Annapolis, MD) is now accepting applications for Spring and Summer Internships. There are several program slots still available. Applicants will start immediately through the summer. Internships will focus in several areas including fundraising, communications (social media), field activity, research and political outreach.
Intern Duties and Responsibilities
 Draft communications for general distribution
 Manage data lists
 Assist in event planning
 Communicate with Democratic Party officials, offices and staff
 Build relationships with Democratic affiliated organizations
 General research
 General office support and organization

 An interest in politics, especially Maryland politics
 Excellent written and oral communication skills
 Interns should be prepared to use their own laptop computers if they have them.
 Interns may be asked to attend events in Annapolis and around the state of Maryland

 Interns must commit to a minimum of ten hours per week
 Schedules will be set with your direct MDP supervisor

How to apply
Interested candidates should submit a resume to Patrick O'Brien at


The Benenson Strategy Group is a globally recognized polling and
consulting firm with a reputation for being energetic, agile and
analytically aggressive. We pride ourselves on developing strategies
and tactics for clients and campaigns that achieve one objective:

Founded in 2000, Benenson Strategy Group’s clients include
presidential candidates, premiers and prime ministers. We work for
governors, members of Congress, international labor unions, Fortune
100 companies and major nonprofits. We bring to all of our work a
unique combination of cutting-edge analysis and unmatched expertise in
communications and messaging, and we provide our clients with clear,
compelling and sustainable strategies for persuading consumers and

At BSG we write questionnaires and surveys, perform focus groups, and
do in-depth analysis on our results in order to develop winning
strategies based on a clear analysis of the attitudes and beliefs that
voters and consumers bring to their decision making.


Benenson Strategy Group seeks self-motivated, intellectually curious,
entrepreneurial college students who possess a strong work ethic to
apply for full and part-time Summer Internships at our New York City
and Washington, D.C. offices. Qualified applicants will have a strong
interest in the work that BSG conducts and will be able to relate
their academic studies or prior work experiences to display their
qualification for an internship. Prior experience in working with
political campaigns, government, and/or market research is preferred.
Positions can be offered for pay or academic credit.

Specific Responsibilities
• Conducting background research on companies and institutions.
• Setting up reports and data tables, charts and graphs, and support
of analytical staff.
• Proofreading research studies and presentations, and assisting
analysts in drafting reports and developing presentations for clients.

• Excellent oral and written communications are essential.
• Candidates must bring not only excellent analytical and strategic
capabilities but an orientation towards innovative and creative
thinking and ability to integrate and apply learning from multiple
• To be considered you must be a motivated self-starter, well-
organized, detail-oriented and able to work and thrive in a fast-paced
environment handling multiple assignments with tight deadlines.
• This person will also be expected to contribute to a team-oriented
• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Interested applicants should apply according to the following
deadlines and should submit a resume and cover letter to the email
address below. Questions regarding the intern program can be directed
to Lenora Hanks at

Accepting Applications beginning February 16, 2011
Application Deadline: March 13, 2011

Candidates should include in the subject line the city of the office
where they are applying: “New York”, “Washington, D.C.”, or “New York
and Washington, D.C.”

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