Search

Idealist logo
Internships
Internship

Summer 2020 Internship

Posted by
Environmental Voter Project | Boston, MA
Apply
Logo of Environmental Voter Project

Environmental Voter Project


New
|
Published 22 days ago

August 1, 2020
24-32 hours per week

Overview.

The Environmental Voter Project is looking for highly-motivated undergraduates to join our selective Summer Internship Program. Interns will work closely with the Field Director and the Executive Director to learn about subjects such as field campaigning, nonprofit communications, and data analytics. Interns will be expected to devote time to field outreach, senior staff support, event planning, research, and drafting of membership communications, blog posts, and stakeholder presentations. In addition to gaining valuable nonprofit advocacy skills, interns will become talented organizers and political operatives by learning the nuts and bolts of nonprofit work and electoral campaigning from an exciting and innovative organization. We are seeking responsible, motivated candidates who can commit to 24-32 hours per week for this program. This is an unpaid internship in Boston, MA.

Main Job Responsibilities.

  • Recruit and cultivate volunteers
  • Manage and participate in voter registration and canvassing
  • Track field operations and enter information into databases and dashboards
  • Participate in community events
  • Research and draft memos
  • Draft membership emails, stakeholder memos, and blog posts
  • Attend professional seminars
  • Research public relations opportunities
  • Outreach to college and university groups
  • Support Senior Staff in preparing for important events

Requirements.

  • Candidates must submit a resume and cover letter
  • An interest in environmental issues or politics
  • An outgoing and friendly demeanor
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to represent the Environmental Voter Project in a professional manner at all times

Time Commitment.

  • Hours (weekly): 24-32 hours per week
  • During Business Hours?: Yes
  • Nights and Weekends?: No
  • Start Dates: early June
  • Minimum Time Commitment: 10 weeks

Training Provided.

Interns will receive significant training in all aspects of field work, organizing, voter outreach, issues research, and membership communications.

About the Environmental Voter Project.

The Environmental Voter Project is a new nonprofit whose research shows that there are over 15 million environmentalists who don't vote in most elections. EVP's #1 goal is to get these environmentalists to the polls in order to dramatically increase voter demand for progressive environmental policy. Using cutting-edge techniques, EVP (1) individually identifies the millions of already persuaded (but seldom-voting) environmentalists, (2) registers those who need to be registered to vote, and then (3) consistently gets them to vote in every election, regardless of who is on the ballot. We are non-partisan and we do not endorse candidates; instead, we will steadily change the electorate and bring voter turnout to a tipping point of overwhelming demand for strong environmental leadership.

Overview.

The Environmental Voter Project is looking for highly-motivated undergraduates to join our selective Summer Internship Program. Interns will work closely with the Field Director and the Executive Director to learn about…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Academic Credits

How to Apply

Please email a resume and cover letter to Peter Polga-Hecimovich at peter@environmentalvoter.org.

Please email a resume and cover letter to Peter Polga-Hecimovich at peter@environmentalvoter.org.

Location

31 Saint James Avenue, Boston, MA 02116

Join Idealist

Sign up today to save your favorite internships and get email alerts when new ones are posted.
Apply