Internship posted by: Corporate Accountability International (formerly Infact)
Posted on: November 29, 2012
For 35 years, Corporate Accountability International has successfully challenged corporations like Nestlé, General Electric, and Philip Morris to halt abusive practices that threaten human rights, public health, the environment and our democracy. The organization is leading campaigns challenging some of the world's most powerful industries in food and agriculture, water and tobacco. Our internships are a unique opportunity to gain valuable organizing and non-profit experience. This is a hands-on program, designed to mentor and cultivate students interested in social justice, strengthen their understanding of a fast-paced campaign organization, and prepare them with the skills and experience necessary to challenge corporate abuse.
The Campaign Organizing Internship is a skills-building internship in which interns will take on significant projects to advance Corporate Accountability International's mission in one of the three campaign areas. Interns will participate in organizing efforts of the Think Outside the Bottle and Public Water Works! Campaigns to challenge corporate control of water, the Value [the] Meal campaign to challenge corporate abuse of our food , or the campaign to Challenge Big Tobacco. The projects will be coupled with training sessions, action planning, campaign research, media outreach, fundraising, and many other topics.
Location: Boston, MA
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Compensation: This is an unpaid internship, however, a transportation stipend of $150 will be provided and students may receive course credit for their internship.
Training: Classroom sessions and ongoing trainings will be provided by senior campaign staff.
Send a letter of interest, a list of three references, and your résumé to Michaela Howard at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate in your application materials where you found out about the internship, and which of the following campaign areas you are most interested in working on: Campaign to Challenge Corporate Control of Water, Campaign to Challenge Corporate Abuse of Food, or Campaign to Challenge Big Tobacco.
Corporate Accountability International is an equal opportunity employer and an inclusive organization. People of color, women, and GLBTQ people are strongly encouraged to apply.