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Political Affairs Internship

Unpaid Internship12 - 14 hrs/wk

18 days ago


- Meet with members of Congress and/or Congressional staffers in your State and District.

- Represent The Borgen Project at various business, political and community events.

- Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.

- Mobilize individuals to contact their members of Congress in support of key poverty-reduction legislation.

- As needed, speak to groups, classes and organizations.

- Write letters of support for key programs to political leaders, media and other groups.


Details: This is an unpaid internship, although college credit is available. The internship is 12-hours per week for 12-weeks.

About The Borgen Project

The Borgen Project is a movement of people from all walks of life who are working to reduce extreme poverty.
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Skills you'll need for this internship

    political communication
    political science
    international relations


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What happens after you send in your application?

The Borgen Project has not provided an expected interview date. Due to the volume of applications, The Borgen Project has indicated that they will not follow up unless you are selected for an interview.

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People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

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  • Communication21%

  • Public Relations Image Management10%

  • Marketing9%

  • Advertising6%

  • Speech Communication And Rhetoric4%

  • 311 other majors47%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Edelman
  • Fleishman-Hillard
  • NBC Universal
  • Weber Shandwick
  • US Congress


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