CFV Seeking Spring Interns

Spring Advocacy Internship
Part-time; Jan-May 2017
Two positions available

 

 Overview

Campaign for Vermont (CFV) seeks an Advocacy intern for a fast-paced, high-energy advocacy organization.  The Policy Intern will work remotely and out of Montpelier with occasional statewide travel.  The intern will assist with a myriad of tasks, gradually progressing in responsibility and complexity. 

We are seeking a student in the field of communications/journalism, business/management, political science or a related discipline. Bachelors and Masters level candidates are welcome to apply.

About You:

  •  You have impeccable attention to detail.
  •  You are highly professional.
  •  You excel with the written spoken word.
  •  You are passionate about issues that affect Vermonters.
  •  You are committed to our mission.
  •  You have an understanding of data-driven policy analysis.

 

About Campaign for Vermont

CFV is a nonpartisan, nonprofit advocacy organization launched in 2011. We are the fastest growing grassroots organization in Vermont; with a network of nearly 20,000 people across the state. CFV advocates for solutions that result in greater government transparency and accountability, a stronger economy with more and better-paying jobs, and an unwavering commitment to social responsibility and environmental stewardship.

 

Advocacy Internship Description:

  • Create and manage Freedom of Information Act requests
  • Conduct research and statistical analysis that aligns with the intern's interest as well as CFV (ethics, transparency, education, energy, human services)
  • Assist with monitoring legislative activities - requires travel to Montpelier 1-2 days per week.
  • Additional administrative support as needed 

Chances to learn alongside the Policy and Operations Manager and Executive Director, routine feedback, and supervision will be provided. This is a remote internship, you must have access to a laptop computer with internet connection and space in which to work. Having a recent copy of Microsoft Office is encouraged.

 

Required Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, etc.)
  • Highly organized with exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with data analysis tools (SPSS, PSAW, etc.)
  • Understanding of how public policy is developed and implemented
  • Ability to collaborate as part of a team

 

Compensation

This is an unpaid internship. Travel and assignment-related expenses will be reimbursed.

 

Application Process

Please email your resume, cover letter, and three references to info@campaignforvermont.org

 

Application Deadline

January 1st, 2017

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