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Americans United for Separation of Church and State


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Published 12 days ago

June 1, 2020
August 7, 2020
$ 4,000.000
35 Hours per week

Internship Description

Americans United for Separation of Church and State (AU) seeks an Organizing Intern to assist the Outreach and Engagement Department in its national office in Washington, D.C. The Organizing Intern will report to the Field Organizer and Student Network Manager and will help build the movement for separation of religion and government. The intern will also have the opportunity to meet and learn from staff across the organization including communications, policy, and legal departments.


The Organizing Intern will be responsible for a variety of writing, research, grassroots organizing, and advocacy projects. The intern’s specific responsibilities may include community engagement and supporter recruitment, online research, or developing trainings and toolkits for youth activists. The intern will also have the opportunity to propose and work on an independently led organizing project related to AU’s work and to their academic or career interests.


The strongest candidates will be able to demonstrate a commitment to the separation of religion government; be responsible, hard-working, and excited to work with diverse staff and supporters; and have some or all of these skills:

·       Writing concisely and persuasively

·       Meeting deadlines and communicating about progress

·       Engaging with the public and recruiting supporters to take action

·       Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Google Drive


The internship is 35 hours/week from June 1 – August 7 (with some flexibility to accommodate the intern’s academic or other scheduling needs).

Internship Description

Americans United for Separation of Church and State (AU) seeks an Organizing Intern to assist the Outreach and Engagement Department in its national office in Washington, D.C. The Organizing Intern will report to the…

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Benefits

Americans United is an equal-opportunity employer and places strong emphasis on a diverse environment in which individuals are valued regardless of their gender, race, ethnicity, cultural background, religion, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic.


Benefits

The Organizing Intern will be paid a stipend of $4,000. Interns receive substantive experience with in-depth exposure to some of the most important issues facing the country. Interns are encouraged and provided time to learn across the organization and from outside organizations and take advantage of learning opportunities in Washington, D.C. 

Americans United is an equal-opportunity employer and places strong emphasis on a diverse environment in which individuals are valued regardless of their gender, race…

How to Apply

How to Apply

When you submit your application, use this subject line: [First and Last Name] Organizing Intern

Send the following to johnson@au.org as attached Word documents or PDFs:

·       A resume (one page) outlining your relevant academic, campus, and professional experience

·       A cover letter (one page) describing how your experience relates to the Organizing Internship and explaining why AU’s mission is important to you

·       A writing sample (no more than three pages) on any topic. A writing sample could be a short paper, op-ed, training outline, memo, or another document relevant to advocacy.


Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. No calls, please.

How to Apply

When you submit your application, use this subject line: [First and Last Name] Organizing Intern

Send the following to johnson@au.org as attached Word documents or PDFs…

Location

1310 L Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20005

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