Borgen Project Internship Opportunities (nationwide, remote)

Borgen Project Internship Opportunities

Full-Time, Part-Time, Seasonal, Temporary
Remote
Posted 11 months ago

Borgen Project Internship Opportunities (nationwide, remote)

 

  1. Nonprofit Leadership Internship

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. This is a part-time 12-hours per week, unpaid telecommuting internship. The internship is for 12 weeks, however, if your availability is limited, you can work ahead and complete the program in fewer weeks.

The role and will give an insight into the key skills required to lead and develop a nonprofit organization.

Advocacy Leadership Development – Meet with members of Congress and/or Congressional staffers in your State and District; represent The Borgen Project at various business, political and community events; mobilize individuals to contact their members of Congress in support of key poverty-reduction legislation.

Fundraising Development – Learn how to fundraise. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.

Recruitment – Update job postings; inform groups and classes of openings, introduction to recruitment platforms and listening in to interviews.

Marketing and Promotion – Pitch story ideas to print, broadcast and digital media and utilize social media and develop strategies for web-based messaging.

Qualifications:

– Self-starter who can produce great results with limited supervision.

– Strong oral communication skills and ability to lead meetings and give speeches.


Details: 
This is an unpaid internship, although college credit is available.

Start Date: New programs begin every month, you choose the month you wish to start.

 

  1. Political Affairs Internship

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. This is a part-time 12-hours per week, unpaid telecommuting internship. The internship is for 12 weeks, however, if your availability is limited, you can work ahead and complete the program in fewer weeks.

Responsibilities will include leading public and political outreach in your state and district.

– Meet with members of Congress and/or Congressional staffers in your State and District.
– Represent The Borgen Project at various business, political and community events.
– Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
– Mobilize individuals to contact their members of Congress in support of key poverty-reduction legislation.
– As needed, speak to groups, classes and organizations.
– Write letters of support for key programs to political leaders, media and other groups.

Qualifications:
– 
Outstanding writing skills.
– Self-starter who can produce great results with limited supervision.
– Strong oral communication skills and ability to lead meetings and give speeches.

Start Date: New programs begin every month, you choose the month you wish to start.

 

  1. Public Relations/Marketing Internship

The Borgen Project is hiring a Public Relations/Marketing Intern who will work remotely. This public relations intern will be involved in a variety of aspects of marketing and communications.

  • Create a branding campaign.
  • Conduct an informal focus group and gather feedback for market research.
  • Pitch story ideas to print, broadcast and digital media.
  • Create and implement a fundraising strategy.
  • Plan, market and present at an informational meeting.
  • Utilize social media and develop strategies for web-based messaging.
  • Assist with The Borgen Project’s advocacy efforts.

Details: This is an unpaid internship, although college credit is available. The internship is 12-hours per week for 12-weeks. However, if your availability is limited, you can work ahead and complete the program in fewer weeks.

Start Date: New programs begin every month, you choose the month you wish to start.

 

  1. Writer/Journalist Internship

The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy. This is a 12-week, part-time, unpaid internship. However, if your availability is limited, you can work ahead and complete the program in fewer weeks.

The selected candidate will be able to work from home and pick their own schedule, but must meet weekly deadlines. Articles submitted will appear on BORGEN Magazine or The Borgen Project Blog.

– Write one article per week.
– Research topics.
– Assist with advocacy efforts.
– Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.

Qualifications: Strong research and writing skills. Must be able to work independently and meet deadlines with very little supervision. Experience writing SEO friendly content is helpful, but not required.

Writers and Journalists need to submit 2 writing samples.

Start Date: New programs begin every month, you choose the month you wish to start.

 

 

  1. Advocate

Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 3-months
Hours: 4-hours per week
Start Date: New programs begin every month, you choose the month you wish to start

This is a great entry-level volunteer position for someone looking to be part of The Borgen Project. Advocates can operate from anywhere in the U.S.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as an ambassador for the world’s poor. Build awareness of the issues and ways people can help.
  • Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.
  • Represent The Borgen Project in your city – attend events and engage people in the cause.
  • Contact congressional leaders in support of key poverty-reduction programs.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.
  • Ability to self-manage and prioritize assignments.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to hr@borgenproject.org

 

  1. Regional Director

Location: Nationwide (Telecommute Volunteer Role)
Salary: Unpaid
Duration: 6-months
Hours: 4-6 hours per week
Start Date: New programs begin every month, you choose the month you wish to start

You don’t need to be a lobbyist to help influence foreign policy. As a Regional Director, you’ll serve as a Borgen Project Ambassador in your city – mobilizing your friends, family and colleagues to contact Congress in support of key poverty reduction legislation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Meet with local congressional leaders and lobby for legislation that improves living conditions for the world’s poor.
  • Mobilize people in your community to contact their congressional leaders to support poverty reduction legislation.
  • Manage and implement fundraising campaigns.
  • Build a network of people engaged in the cause.
  • Serve as The Borgen Project’s ambassador in your city.

Qualifications:

  • Basic understanding of U.S. Politics and international development.
  • Highly organized with the ability to prioritize multiple functions and tasks while managing their work time efficiently.
  • Strong team player that loves to bring new ideas to the table.
  • Ability to demonstrate frequent independent judgment with decisiveness.
  • Excellent overall communication skills: oral, written, presentation.

How to Apply: To apply, send your resume to hr@borgenproject.org

 

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