Campaigns and Programs Internship

Hours per week

Preferably full-time, 40 hours/week for spring semester

Published

11/01/2018

Start Date

01/14/2019

End Date

05/24/2019

Address

Washington
District of Columbia
United States

Description

The Campaigns and Programs intern will provide dynamic support for organizational campaigning, partner engagement, and staff across programmatic areas.

Duties

  • Tracking national and global campaigns by attending meetings, conducting internet research, and creating summaries for program staff including directors
  • Research for work products that strengthen the case for broader foreign policy involvement of US progressive organizations and activists
  • Supporting compilation and organization of internal documents and knowledge management systems
  • Assisting in management of donor databases and with donor outreach projects
  • Drafting public education resources, such as grassroots toolkits and messaging documents
  • Assisting in content production and maintenance of social media platforms
  • Producing news and other media reports/roundups
  • Supporting staff with other programmatic work when necessary

Qualifications

  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Interest in/knowledge of cross-movement campaigns and outreach
  • Interest in/knowledge of relevant issues, policies, and political actors
  • Interest in donor cultivation and donor database management
  • Interest in a broad set of progressive foreign policy issues (global security, climate change, development, human rights, refugees, public health, etc.)
  • Attention to detail, excellent writing skills
  • Very organized

Experience with one or more of the following areas isn’t required, but is a plus:

  • Previous experience with or interest in coalitions and advocacy organizations.
  • Grassroots advocacy and political organizing, such as canvassing, phone banking, organizing town halls, etc.

The ideal candidates for any internship with Win Without War will:

  • Have a passionate commitment to progressive values and to an American foreign policy rooted in those values.
  • Have the ability to work independently when necessary and execute multiple simultaneous tasks on tight deadlines.
  • Have an ability to accept constructive feedback in meaningful, productive ways.
  • Be excited about working in a fast-paced, small team in an activist environment.
  • Be heart-driven, positive, collaborative, fun, and kind – and want to be part of a team and network that feels that way too.


Benefits

Full-time WWW interns will receive a stipend of $500 per month and part-time WWW interns will receive a stipend of $250 per month to help cover expenses incurred during their internship.

How To Apply

internships@winwithoutwar.org

To apply, please submit the following to internships@winwithoutwar.org:

  • A cover letter (please include your desired start date, end date, and weekly schedule)
  • Your resume
  • If currently or recently enrolled in school, a copy of your transcript (can be unofficial)
  • A list of 2-3 references (please include their name, relationship to you, and contact information)
  • A short writing sample (3-5 pages, an excerpt from a longer paper is fine, on a relevant topic if possible)

The Win Without War coalition is composed of organizations representing a diverse and inclusive movement to radically shift American foreign policy away from a violence-first approach. We want our team to include Foreign Policy leaders who recognize the communities and the causes it impacts and reflect the diversity of the United States. Thus, communities disproportionately harmed by the militaristic nationalism driving U.S. foreign policy and underrepresented in the broader field of foreign policy are strongly encouraged to apply.

Win Without War is a program of the Center for International Policy. The Center for International Policy is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, persons with disabilities, immigrants, refugees, Muslims, veterans and LGBT candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We can’t wait to hear from you!


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