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Political Affairs Internship

Posted 2014-02-21
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The Borgen Project
110 Cherry Street, Suite 310
Seattle, Washington

Job Type:
Internship (Part-Time)

Job Location:
Nationwide (Telecommute)

Job Description

This is a part-time 12-hours per week telecommuting internship. The internship is 4-months and responsible for leading public and political outreach in the state and district assigned to. Must be available Mondays 4:30-6:00 PM PST for The Borgen Projects national conference call.

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.
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.

Location: Anywhere in the United States.


  • Outstanding writing skills.
  • Self-starter who can produce great results with limited supervision.
  • Strong oral communication skills and ability to lead meetings and give speeches.

To Apply: To be considered for the Political Affairs Internship opening in Seattle, please email your resume to

Hours: Part-Time
Type: Internship


Dayna Emmons

Company Description

The Borgen Project is an incredible nonprofit organization that is addressing poverty and hunger and working towards ending them. The Huffington Post

From ending segregation to providing women with the right to vote, nearly every wrong ever righted in history was achieved through advocacy. The Borgen Project addresses the big picture. We operate at the political level advancing policies and programs that improve living conditions for those living on less than $1 per day.

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