Political Intern

J Street
Washington, DC
Jan 30, 2017
Apr 01, 2017
Full Time

Reports to: PAC Manager

Location: Washington, DC

Position: J Street is seeking an undergraduate student or recent graduate to intern in our DC office. This internship is an excellent opportunity to be involved with J Street's work in Washington and around the country, work closely with J Street staff and gain valuable work experience in Washington. Interns will also have the opportunity to participate in brown bag lunches with senior J Street staff and policy experts, give feedback regarding student programming, and plan intern events. It is also encouraged that interns participate in J Street U chapters on their campuses.

Applicants should have: • Excellent writing and oral communication skills • An ability to work independently and stay well organized • Commitment to J Street's mission • Database experience • Experience working in political fundraising, campaigns and research strongly preferred • Knowledge of the politics of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the region strongly preferred

Primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to assisting the Development Department staff on assorted administrative, clerical, research and programmatic tasks and projects.

Compensation and Time Commitment: This is an unpaid full or part-time internship. Applicants are considered on a rolling basis. Please indicate in your cover letter what days and hours you are available. Application materials should be sent to intern@jstreet.org.

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