The Center for Progressive Leadership’s New Leaders Internship Program is a paid ten-week summer internship program in Washington D.C. for young people from underrepresented communities across the country who are committed to developing their leadership skills.
Each New Leader is matched with a paid internship in a leading progressive organization in DC, including policy and research work, advocacy, organizing, media relations, and on-line communications. CPL New Leaders also participate in orientation and closing workshops, weekly trainings, coaching, and a variety of networking events, conferences and other opportunities.
We're looking for dynamic young people from diverse communities who are passionate about progressive change.
The CPL New Leaders Program is for young leaders who are interested in getting paid, on-the-job experience interning in a top progressive organization during the summer of 2011. CPL will also be looking for individuals who:
Express a personal commitment to progressive change
Have demonstrated leadership experience
Are committed and open to personal growth
Have received their high school diploma or its equivalent by the summer of 2010
Would not be able to come to DC for an unpaid internship
Applications are due March 7, 2011. To learn more and apply, visit www.cplnewleaders.org.