Internship posted by: Jubilee USA Network
Posted on: October 17, 2013
Have you ever wondered how change happens? Ever wonder if you could be a part of something that will improve the lives of billions around the world? It all starts here.
Jubilee USA Network is building an international economy that serves, protects and promotes the participation of the most vulnerable. Jubilee USA Network has won critical global financial reforms and more than $130 billion in debt relief for the world's poorest people. We are an alliance of more than 75 U.S. organizations, 250 faith communities and 50 Jubilee global partners.
Jubilee associate positions are for qualified individuals with an expressed interest in working on debt cancellation, human rights and global economic justice. The positions provide an exciting opportunity for individuals looking to gain experience in a dynamic nonprofit.
Jubilee USA associate positions are unpaid but we do have a modest monthly travel stipend. Arrangements can also be made to receive academic credit for the experience.
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have strong written and verbal skills, attention to detail, a passion for working on global justice issues and have a strong knowledge of issues of debt and foreign economic policy. Knowledge of computer programs such as Excel and Word and familiarity with online communications is desired. Ability to work as part of a team is necessary. We give applicants that can work 40 hours a week a higher priority but we are flexible.
Jubilee USA is a small and collaborative organization. Therefore, all associates will assist with the operations of the organization and will have the opportunity to work with the other teams and create projects suited to their particular interests. All Jubilee associates will have the chance to:
The Policy and Advocacy Associate position is an internship that works closely with Jubilee USA's policy team on our newest advocacy campaigns. Encompassing both policy and advocacy, this position will include a wide range of research, writing, lobbying, outreach, organizing and policy education that supports Jubilee's campaign priorities. Tasks include:
Jubilee is currently accepting applications for the summer (May/June- August). We will also accept early applications for the fall - if you would like to be considered for the fall please specify that in your introductory email.
Please submit your application to Jubilee USA Network at internships(at)jubileeusa.org with the name of the position for which you are applying in the subject line (ex. Subject: Communications & Media Application) and the following documents attached:
If you have not followed these application instructions, we will not consider your application.