The League of Women Voters Maryland is looking for an intern that is excited about empowering voters and learning about issue based advocacy to work in our Annapolis office.
The LWVMD Legislative Intern will work closely with the State Director in a variety of aspects of the organization. A large portion of the internship will be focused on ending gerrymandering in Maryland, but will also include other legislative advocacy work, voter education work, and nonprofit management.
POTENTIAL INTERNSHIP ACTIVITIES INCLUDE
Participate in LWVMD’s efforts to raise awareness of and advocate for an end to gerrymandering in Maryland
Coordination with League members on various issue-based advocacy activities that include participation on coalition led campaigns, member outreach, and events
Participate in preparation for the legislative session which may include attending advocacy forums and legislative tracking meetings.
Learning about and assisting in the development of engaging online messaging/campaigns via blog, Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram posts
Raising awareness online and through events about the 2020 elections, the Census process and the importance of a Complete Count, and the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage
Updating online resources for Voter’s on the LWVMD website and on social media
Learning about and assisting with grassroots volunteer coordination, communication, and engagement
Participating in fundraising activities, both online and at in-person events
Assisting with event & workshop planning and coordination
Assists with outreach and coordination regarding member recruitment and retention
Coordination with local chapters of LWVMD as appropriate
QUALIFICATIONS: As a volunteer-run grassroots organization, it is important the intern is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment where priorities shift quickly. The successful candidate will possess strong organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize shifting duties efficiently. The intern must have the ability to be flexible and balance multiple projects. Experience with Google Docs, Microsoft Office Suite, and basic office equipment is a must. The intern should also be interested in promoting and increasing activism through engaging social media content.
Ideally, the intern will be available to work two 5-hour days in the Annapolis LWVMD office over 13-14 weeks from on or about 9/16/2019 – 12/20/19. LWVMD is happy to discuss any special project proposals the intern would like to accomplish during their internship period, and provide guidance as needed.
A stipend of $1000 is available with possibility of an additional travel stipend. Onsite parking will be provided.
LWVMD is willing to accommodate students who wish to earn college credit. Target start date is September 16th, 2019.
Please submit a thoughtful cover letter and resume to email@example.com by August 21st, 2019 for consideration.
COMTO’s Careers in Transportation for Youth (CITY) Internship Program provides minority college juniors and seniors with a unique opportunity to gain professional and practical experience in the transportation industry. Through the CITY Program, COMTO seeks to prepare the best and brightest to become leaders, decision makers and change agents in the transportation industry. Interns will work, learn and gain professional development and team-leading experience at transportation agencies or businesses, while exploring careers within the industry.
− June 4 - August 9, 2019
− 36-40 hour work weeks
− $15.00 per hour and transportation stipend
− Placement at a public transportation agency or private company with business in transportation
− Professional development webinars and trainings
− Transportation, lodging, meals and fees at COMTO’s National Meeting & Training Conference in July
Tentative Intern Locations:
− Jacksonville, FL, Los Angeles, CA, Orange, CA, Philadelphia, PA, Seattle, WA , Washington, DC, Tampa, FL, Detroit, MI, Chicago, IL and MORE!
− US Citizen
− Belong to an under-represented or minority group
− Rising college junior or senior currently enrolled full-time and planning to enroll full-time next fall at an accredited institution of higher education
− Minimum GPA of 3.0
− Able to successfully pass a background check
− Reside or attend school in/near the internship location
− Available to attend National Meeting & Training Conference from July 12 − July 16, 2019