Friday, February 11, 2011

Public Policy Internships

Roosevelt Summer Academy:
Get PAID to Make an Impact this summer through this Public Policy Fellowship


The Roosevelt Summer Academy is a paid fellowship program that combines a full-time internship with a training curriculum and weekly networking events as part of an integrated program of leadership development. We bring new, diverse, and progressive voices into the political process. The program runs for nine weeks, from June 9th to
August 12th, 2011. Potential placement organizations include high profile labor unions, political influence-rs, and think tanks including the Economic Policy Institute, the AFL-CIO, the Brookings Institute, National Security Network, the Center for Community Change, NDN, and the Center for America's Future, among others. Each
fellowship comes with a minimum $1500 stipend. Applicants with financial need may qualify for additional funding. We are deeply committed to assembling a diverse group of Academy Fellows and will
work with each person accordingingly.

Go ahead and APPLY TODAY!

Before you apply, make sure you have the following:
· 1 copy of your unofficial transcript
· Resume
· 2 references; 1 should be from a professor
· Essays
o What attracts you to progressive politics? (500 words)
o What unique qualities would you bring to the Roosevelt Academy? (500 words)
o DC Academy Applicants: What attracts you to a policy internship in Washington, DC? What do you hope to accomplish while you're here? (750 words max)
o Chicago Academy Applicants: What would you hope to accomplish as a Chicago Academy Fellow? What attracts you to the challenges of a major metropolitan city?
o If applying to both academies, please answer both the DC and Chicago essay questions. Please be sure to distinguish your goals between the two programs, as the Chicago Academy is very locally focused and emphasizes green urban development, whereas the DC Academy is broader and more national in scope.

*The Victory Congressional Internship <> is accepting applications for Summer 2011.*
This summer, the Gay & Lesbian Leadership Institute will bring five outstanding LGBTQ college students to Washington, D.C., for an intensive summer leadership program, including an eight-week Congressional internship
and a structured curriculum to learn about the legislative process and careers in the policy-making process.

The program includes a generous stipend, placement in a congressional office internship and travel to/from Washington, D.C. for Summer 2011, as well as travel and registration to GLLI’s International Leadership Conference in Houston, Texas, in December 2011.

*Applications are due Monday, March 7 – find out more and apply now at *

The Victory Congressional Internship is open to current undergraduate students of all genders, orientations, abilities, races, and political affiliations, including people with majors other than political science.

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