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Nonprofit Leadership Internship

Unpaid Internship12 - 14 hrs/wk

14 days ago


Advocacy Leadership Development – 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; mobilize individuals to contact their members of Congress in support of key poverty-reduction legislation.


Fundraising Development – Learn how to fundraise. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.


Recruitment – Update job postings; inform groups and classes of openings, introduction to recruitment platforms and listening in to interviews.


Marketing and Promotion – Pitch story ideas to print, broadcast and digital media and utilize social media and develop strategies for web-based messaging.




– Self-starter who can produce great results with limited supervision.

– Strong oral communication skills and ability to lead meetings and give speeches.

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
    social media
    political science


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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

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Business Administration Management And Operations7%

  • Communication7%

  • Marketing6%

  • Management Science5%

  • Political Science And Government5%

  • 272 other majors67%

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

  • Target
  • US Congress
  • Deloitte
  • PwC
  • Nordstrom


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