Friday, March 25, 2011

Political and Advocacy Internships


The Washington, DC office of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY) is looking for unpaid interns for the summer. First-hand experience in her congressional office will provide interns with an unparalleled knowledge and understanding of the development of public policy and governmental affairs. An internship with Congresswoman Slaughter also offers unique insight into the legislative process and parliamentary procedure, as she is Ranking Member of the powerful Committee on Rules. Responsibilities include drafting letters to constituents, attending committee hearings, writing summary briefs, researching various issues for the legislative staff and assisting with office duties, including answering phones and sorting mail. Interns are an integral part of the team and are given substantial opportunities to learn and grow in a fast-paced and active office. Candidates with upstate New York connections are especially encouraged to apply. Interns must be available at least two full days per week. Please indicate availability and available start date in cover letter. Applicants should e-mail cover letters and resumes to Selam Maru at by April 15.


This summer, work with Grassroots Campaigns to End Poverty and Advance
Progressive Causes

Right now our country is facing some unprecedented problems:
environmental degradation, massive global poverty, and ongoing civil
rights abuses.

Grassroots Campaigns is currently partnering with some of the
country’s leading advocacy and humanitarian organizations to help
create positive change.

This summer, we will be working with groups like Amnesty International
on the fight for human rights and the American Civil Liberties Union
to protect our constitution. We also work with Oxfam to fight poverty
and the ASPCA to stop cruelty to animals.

We're currently hiring students to work full-time this summer
advocating for progressive causes.

Apply online at
or call Riley at 1-800-455-8555

Locations include: Berkeley, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Indianapolis,
Kansas City, Los Angeles, New York, Pasadena, Philadelphia,
Sacramento, San Diego, Santa Cruz, San Francisco, Seattle, and
Washington D.C.

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