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Fall 2020 Telework Paid Internships

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Americans for Financial Reform


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Published 28 days ago

September 15, 2020
$15/hour
Telework, full time and part time positions available

Internships available fall 2020:

  • Communications: The communications intern will work with AFR Ed Fund communications director to support press and media strategies that lift up our campaigns fighting for a more just and stable economy, as well as for protecting consumers against Wall Street financial scams and discrimination. Check out the full internship description here.
  • Payday Campaign​: This intern will help advance the work of a coalition defending consumer protections for borrowers of predatory loans by lifting up the stories of community members and putting pressure on Congress and regulators to maintain and expand protections. Check out the full internship description here.
  • Take on Wall Street Campaign​: The TOWS intern will help with a campaign supported by a coalition of over 50 national organizations—including community-based organizations, labor unions, consumer advocates, faith groups, and more—organized around moving a financial reform agenda to address the predatory economic power of Wall Street banks and billionaires and around building a financial system that works for the many, not the few. Check out the full internship description here.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities will vary according to the particular internship, but generally would include:

  • Maintain lists and collections of press clips;
  • Help to craft, maintain, and circulate relevant campaign or communications materials;
  • Help promote our message by contributing to and implementing communications, new media and outreach plans;
  • Support a field and lobbying advocacy campaign;
  • Potentially help organize and staff congressional hearings, briefings, press conferences, coalition meetings, petition deliveries, or other events.

Qualifications:

Ideal candidates should have a strong commitment to economic justice, racial justice, and social justice. They should have excellent written and oral communication skills; high proficiency with general office software (Microsoft Word, Excel, Paint and PowerPoint preferred); and knowledge and experience with website maintenance, blogging, design, and social networks. We are also looking for someone who is detail oriented, has solid judgement and good relationship-building skills, and a sense of humor to boot.

Please check our website for more about AFR, the internship program, and how to apply.

Internships available fall 2020:

  • Communications: The communications intern will work with AFR Ed Fund communications director to support press and media strategies that lift up our campaigns fighting for a more just and stable economy…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Academic Credits
  • Hourly

How to Apply

To apply:

Please send a resume, a cover letter, a brief writing sample, and 3 references to internships@ourfinancialsecurity.org. Please include in your email subject which internship you are most interested in.

To apply:

Please send a resume, a cover letter, a brief writing sample, and 3 references to internships@ourfinancialsecurity.org. Please include in your email subject which…

Location

1615 L St NW, Washington, DC 20036

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