HIRING! CSR Advocacy non-profit PR and writing internships

“The Borgen Project is an incredible nonprofit organization that is addressing poverty and hunger and working towards ending them.” – The Huffington Post

In a Nutshell: We fight extreme poverty.

Mission Statement: The Borgen Project believes that leaders of the most powerful nation on earth should be doing more to address global poverty. We’re the innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy.

POLITICAL AFFAIRS INTERNSHIP
This is a part-time 14-hours per week telecommuting internship.
  • Conduct lobbying meetings with Congressional offices. Build support for key legislation that impacts the International Affairs Budget and the world’s poor.
  • 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. Strong oral communication skills and ability to lead meetings and give speeches.
Application Process: Apply online
Lynsey Alexander
Hiring Manager

The Borgen Project
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WRITER INTERNSHIP
This is 12-week, part-time internship is a great opportunity to have your articles published on a website with over 100,000 monthly visitors. 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 2 articles per week.
  • Research topics.
  • Assist with advocacy efforts.
  • Assist with fundraising. Create a personal fundraising campaign and meet targets.
  • Attend national conference call every Monday at 5PM PST.
Qualifications: Strong research and writing skills. Experience working in a newsroom is preferred but not required.
Application Process: Apply online
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