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Field Internship

Posted 2013-12-13
At a Glance –

Company:
HeadCount
104 W 29 St
New York, New York

Job Type:
Internship (Part-Time)

Job Location:
Local

Job Description

HeadCount.org, a non-profit organization that stages large scale voter registration drives at concerts and other public gatherings, offers field internships to college students interested in political organizing. We provide a unique opportunity to learn leadership and organizing skills, while mobilizing fellow students and also experiencing great music! Interns will set up voter registration tables at their campuses and educate their campus community about voting regulations that affect students, while also working directly with local concert venues and concert promoters to stage voter registration at live music events. You will be closely supervised via weekly check-in calls and a structured itinerary, but also have the freedom to manage your time independently and take a unique, original approach to leadership.

Responsibilities:
Lead 12-15 voter registration drives at local concerts or campus events
Learn local and national voter registration guidelines
Participate in weekly conference calls
Communicate directly with school officials to obtain authorization for all on-campus activity
Recruit volunteers
Be responsible for voter registration forms and their submission
Create educational resources to inform campus on local elections and other voter information
Participate in HeadCounts digital media efforts

Requirements:
Student working towards a degree in related field
Minimum of 15-hours per week
Strong work ethic, maturity and accountability
Natural leadership ability
Ability to organize peers

Laurie Lenninger
resumes@headcount.org
Phone: 646.674.1746
Fax: 917.522.9672

Industry : non profits , social services, music, government - state, Marketing,

Email Laurie at resumes@headcount.org.
This position is unpaid.

Hours: Part-Time
Type: Internship

Contact

Laurie Lenninger
6466741746
resumes@headcount.org

Company Description

HeadCount.org, a non-profit organization that stages large scale voter registration drives at concerts and other public gatherings, offers field internships to college students interested in political organizing. We provide a unique opportunity to learn leadership and organizing skills, while mobilizing fellow students and also experiencing great music! Interns will set up voter registration tables at their campuses and educate their campus community about voting regulations that affect students, while also working directly with local concert venues and concert promoters to stage voter registration at live music events. You will be closely supervised via weekly check-in calls and a structured itinerary, but also have the freedom to manage your time independently and take a unique, original approach to leadership.

Responsibilities:
Lead 12-15 voter registration drives at local concerts or campus events
Learn local and national voter registration guidelines
Participate in weekly conference calls
Communicate directly with school officials to obtain authorization for all on-campus activity
Recruit volunteers
Be responsible for voter registration forms and their submission
Create educational resources to inform campus on local elections and other voter information
Participate in HeadCounts digital media efforts

Requirements:
Student working towards a degree in related field
Minimum of 15-hours per week
Strong work ethic, maturity and accountability
Natural leadership ability
Ability to organize peers

Laurie Lenninger
resumes@headcount.org
Phone: 646.674.1746
Fax: 917.522.9672

Industry : non profits , social services, music, government - state, Marketing,

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