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Research and Editorial Intern
Political Research Associates — Somerville, MA
Political Research Associates is a social justice think tank dedicated to studying and challenging the U.S. Right. Our key issues areas span LGBTQ rights, reproductive justice, immigrant and racial justice, civil liberties, and economic justice. The Research and Editorial Intern will help in investigating a variety of right-wing movements and institutions, and producing The Public Eye magazine. Research responsibilities include: extensive web, library, or phone research; fact checking; meeting and coordinating with researchers and analysts; library work. The Public Eye responsibilities include: assisting with reporting and research; copy editing; proofing; selecting images; assisting with layout; writing assignments. PRAs research areas span gender, racial, immigrant, and economic justice; civil liberties; education; and other areas under attack by the Right. For summer 2012, we are looking for general interns interested in the right-wing and social justice as well as those with a focus on: LGBTQ Rights; Immigrant Rights; and Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism. Online magazine: PRA launched a new website in 2012, leading to new opportunities for web publishing, multimedia, and blogging. We are also looking for an intern with a journalistic focus interested in contributing to writing and editing as well as research specific to magazine articles, conducting and transcribing interviews, and suggesting new features. Qualifications: experience in journalism or research; excellent written communications, editing and proofreading skills; proficient in MS Word, Excel, and graphic related applications; detail-oriented; able to work on short and long-term projects; ability to work independently and as part of a team; interest in progressive activism.
Social Media Intern
Political Research Associates — Somerville, MA — Virtual
Political Research Associates is a social justice think tank dedicated to studying and challenging the U.S. Right. Our key issues areas span LGBTQ rights, reproductive justice, immigrant and racial justice, civil liberties, and economic justice. The Social Media Intern will report directly to the Communications Director and be entrusted with significant responsibility in building and maintaining PRAs online presence. The Social Media Intern will maintain PRAs existing social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, LinkedIn, and Pinterest. In addition, the intern should keep a close eye on social media trends, and continue to build PRAs presence on new platforms. The intern may also participate in the organizations other operations and write for the PRA Eyes Right blog. Virtual office candidates considered for this position. Qualifications: Facebook and Twitter proficiency; familiarity with other platforms specifically Tumblr, Pinterest, LinkedIn encouraged. Creativity and initiative in brainstorming projects, ability to work independently and as part of a team, and strong attention to detail. Interest in progressive activism and causes. Journalism/blogging experience and experience with web design and development are pluses.
Government Liaison Intern
SAHBA — Tucson, AZ
The Southern Arizona Home Builders Association (SAHBA) is an advocate for planning and implementing public policies that promote housing opportunity and choice. Its purpose is to be the business and political "voice" for the residential construction industry in Pima, Santa Cruz and Cochise Counties in Arizona; to stimulate business within the home building industry; influence political decisions by virtue of member strength; and provide a format for networking, information, training, and support for members. www.sahba.org
Government Liaison Intern
SAHBA — Tucson, AZ
Public/Media Relations Intern
Political Research Associates — Somerville, MA
Political Research Associates is a social justice think tank dedicated to studying and challenging the U.S. Right. Our key issues areas span LGBTQ rights, reproductive justice, immigrant and racial justice, civil liberties, and economic justice. The Communications and Marketing Intern reports directly to the Communications Director and plays an integral role in supporting PRAs mission to advance social justice. Responsibilities may include: Contributing to marketing/digital strategy and best use of new website; Drafting press releases, email blasts, newsletters, and other materials; Supporting the development of media strategies and journalist outreach for promoting major releases/events; Contributing to social media, blog, and other editorial opportunities; Multimedia projects using layout, photo, audio, or video equipment; Supporting fundraising initiatives and helping integrate communications and development. Qualifications: Excellent written communications, editing, and proofreading skills; proficiency with graphic design applications preferred; prior marketing and public relations experience; ability to multitask and handle short- and long-term projects; ability to work independently and part of a team; interest in progressive activism. Social media, journalism, blogging experience a plus.
Affordable Health Care Act Research Intern
LeaveLogic — Seattle, WA — Virtual
Want to learn more about the new Affordable Health Care Act? Want to do relevant, meaningful work that will impact thousands? LeaveLogic is a Seattle based online start-up pioneering a movement in the United States. Our mission is to provide tangible solutions for new parents seeking to extend their maternity leave beyond currently accepted standards. We offer tools, financial calculators, articles, advice and encouragement. This is an innovative concept addressing the complex issues of work life balance in the US. Come be part of this groundbreaking service launch, where every effort put forth will create tremendous value and personal learning.
Public Policy and Administration Intern
D. Michael Collins for Mayor — Toledo, OH
A non-partisan candidate for Mayor of Toledo is looking for a qualified intern to join our team. Our team produces quality work and seeks an intern who can participate in various stages of research, development, and compilation of a comprehensive platform. This will analyze current events and research key points for public discussion. This is an unpaid internship, but will be a great networking opportunity and excellent resume / experience builder. This intern should be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment, and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in various aspects of Public Policy & Administration.
Public Policy Internship at the Tucson Hispanic Chamber
Tucson Hispanic Chamber — Tucson, AZ
The Tucson Hispanic Chamber has over 1000 member businesses and offices in Tucson and Hermosillo. Our mission is to advocate for and provide services that help grow our member's businesses. Our Business Advocacy committee meets every other week (Thursdays from 8:30a - 10:30a). The Public Policy Intern will assist in research, drafting letters and communicating our positions to our membership. In addition, they may attend public meetings representing the Tucson Hispanic Chamber.
Social Enterprise Research Assistant
Coalition for Justice and Respect (CJR) — Chicago, IL — Virtual
CJR welcomes the opportunity to be a part of your educational and professional development in the field of social services. We also welcome the opportunity for you to share your fresh perceptions, enthusiasm, and talent with us and others associated with CJR. We look for hard-working, detail-oriented individuals with a strong interest in Social Services.The position begins in December 2012 or January 2013, with a flexible ending date (at least 4 months required).
Political Science Thesis Content Marketing Internship wikiDocuThesis Brand Ambassador
DOCUTHESIS — Irvine, CA — Virtual
DocuThesis produces 1-10 minute authentic, engaging and affordable documentaries for the visibility of academia. By leveraging the power of documentary filmmaking into short videos, we allow universities, professors and students to show your innovations in research, your discoveries and their impact on society to cultivate funding, public awareness and future collaborations. What is a DocuThesis? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0NV8oogRRc http://youtu.be/BOaC72dpVlM Political Science Sample http://docuthesis.com/category/portfolio/political-science/ IMPACT INTERNATIONAL PICTURES was founded in 2004 to focus on all elements of documentary, narrative, childrens television and contemporary art video production. We are devoted to the production, direction and cinematography of creative video and television projects. We have worked on produced projects for TV New Zealand, BBC, Apple, Sundance Channel, Art Basel, International Documentary Association, NPAK Center for Contemporary Art, Saturday Disney, Taylormade Media, University of California, Irvine and YachtAide. DOCUTHESIS is a division of Impact International Pictures and has created projects for the University of California Irvine, Stanford University, the University of Southern California and California State University, Fresno. http://docuthesis.com/category/portfolio/business/