Political Affairs Internship (Unpaid)

  • The Borgen Project
  • Santa Clarita, CA, USA
  • Jan 18, 2019
Part Time Government Nonprofit-Social Services

Internship Description

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy.

This is a part-time 14-hours per week, unpaid telecommuting internship. College credit is available. The internship is 3-months and responsible for leading public and political outreach in the state and district assigned to.

  • 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.

Internships Available for High School Students