The Secretary of State’s Office is looking for qualified undergraduate and graduate interns for the upcoming fall 2013 semester. The expansion of the internship program is a goal of the Secretary of State’s Office and they hope to transform the current program into a year round program that includes summer, fall and session internship opportunities. The current internship is unpaid, but they will work to ensure college credit.
Executive Internship – Fall 2013
September – December 2013
The Washington State Secretary of State’s Office is seeking qualified undergraduate and graduate students for an unpaid internship to assist the Secretary of State’s Policy and Communications team. The Office of Secretary of State includes the Elections Division, Washington State Library, Washington State Archives, and Corporations and Charities Division. The intern’s primary responsibility will be assisting the Communications and Policy team in the executive office, but may also include participation in projects and research for other divisions within the Secretary of State’s Office.
Place of Employment and Duties
- The internship lasts from September to December 2013, depending on the student’s academic schedule. The intern will work in the executive office of the Secretary of State in the Capitol Building and have access to a computer and other equipment to complete assigned tasks. The standard work day is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday with some flexibility contingent upon class times and credit requirements.
- The intern will support the policy team with research, assemble daily media stories from the internet to distribute via e-mail, write for the office blog From Our Corner, assist with the development of the Secretary of State’s media outreach program and other duties as assigned.
- The Director of Policy and Communications and the Internship Coordinator will provide assignments, direction and guidance. The Intern Coordinator will work with the intern’s school to ensure that all academic requisites have been completed in order for the intern to earn college credit.
Pre-requisites and Application Process
Prospective interns must be completing or have completed a degree in the field of Political Science, Public Administration, Public Policy, Communication, Journalism, Pre-law or other applicable field. The ideal candidate must be able to demonstrate research and writing abilities, have an understanding of the governmental process and the ability to perform basic word processing tasks.
Closing date for consideration will be July, 31st. Interviews will then be conducted in person or over the phone. The selected candidate will begin work in early or late September, 2013, depending on the academic schedule.
Interested individuals should send a cover letter, resume and two references (an academic and recent job) to Adam Noble, Internship Coordinator, Office of the Secretary of State, P.O. Box 40220, Olympia, WA 98504-0220 or e-mail: email@example.com please also include firstname.lastname@example.org in your emails.
Seattle Police Department seeks GU students! Below is a list of their upcoming internships!
Seattle Police Headquarters
Seven Internships are Currently Open for Application!
Community Outreach Internship
Video Production & Forensic Digital Imaging Internship
Professional Standards Internship
Crime Analysis Internship
Use of Force Internship
Domestic Violence Victim Support Team Internship
Please contact the Career Center & GAMP office to receive the flyer with application instructions and job details for each of these internship positions. You may e-mail email@example.com or call 313-4234 or stop by our office located on the second floor of Crosby in Room #211.
Jay Inslee for Washington: Field Organizers
We are looking for motivated, experienced and talented individuals to be Field Organizers for the campaign. Field Organizers are the face of the campaign, representing Jay Inslee in communities across the state to advance his agenda of building a working Washington. This race will be the top gubernatorial race in the country and we need someone who is willing to work hard and commit themselves to electing Jay Inslee as Washington’s next governor.
Field Organizer job responsibilities include:
Field Organizers will work directly with the Field Director and other campaign staff to manage voter contact efforts. Your primary responsibilities will be to recruit, manage and train volunteers who will communicate with voters about Jay Inslee and the campaign. Specifically, you will:
- Manage voter outreach and volunteer recruitment: Voter contact will primarily take the form of phone banking and doorbelling. It will also require significant data management, as well as recruiting and training volunteers to contact targeted voters.
- Represent the campaign in communities across the state: Other responsibilities include planning and attending events, maintaining a local presence for the campaign, and engaging community leaders.
Most of all we are looking for someone who wants to make a difference and elect Jay Inslee Washington’s next governor, but specific requirements include:
- Experience working on a campaign in at least one election cycle
- Attention to detail and ability to manage large quantities of data quickly and accurately
- Experience working with excel and a level of comfort with technology in general
- Outstanding verbal, written and leadership skills
- Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet established deadlines
- Ability to work well and creatively under tight timelines, in a team environment and independently
- Proven ability to manage and motivate a large team of volunteers
This isn’t a clock-in, clock-out sort of job. We’re looking for someone who is willing to go the extra mile to make the difference. You will be expected to work on evenings and weekends. The positions are based across the state and run through November 2012. Salary is commensurate with experience. Women and persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Emily Walters at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Field Organizer.” Applicants will be considered on a rolling basis and no later than 5/1/2012.
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Then check out this great internship opportunity in Washington D.C. for the summer. 1Sky is a national climate campaign working to mobilize a broad base of support for climate change legislation in 2010 from across all sectors and communities in this country.
1Sky is looking for motivated people to intern in 2010 with the following departments this summer:
- Organizing and Outreach
- Internet, Film and Media
- Development and General Support
Internships run from June 7 to August 20th. For more information on the internship check it out here. To find out more about 1Sky, go to their website at: http://www.1sky.org/