Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Want to Intern With the Maryland Democratic Party? Here's Your Chance!

As the 2014 Election cycle kicks into gear, a Maryland Democratic Party Fall Internship will be a valuable experience which will give students and recent graduates experience in electoral politics and the opportunity to learn about the state, the political process, and to meet many of Maryland’s elected leaders.

Internship Program

The Maryland Democratic Party Internship Program provides undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates, a unique opportunity to gain hands on experience in Maryland’s political process.

We are now accepting applications for Fall 2013 Maryland Democratic Party Internships. The Fall internship will run from September 2013 to December 2013 with the potential for an extension. Internships will focus in several areas including fundraising, communications (social media), field activity, research, and political outreach.

Intern Duties and Responsibilities
· Draft communications for general distribution
· Manage data lists
· Assist in event planning
· Communicate with Democratic Party officials, offices and staff
· Build relationships with Democratic affiliated organizations
· General research
· General office support and organization

Requirements
· An interest in politics, especially Maryland politics
· Excellent written and oral communication skills
· Interns should be prepared to use their own laptop computers if they have them.
· Interns may be asked to attend events in Annapolis and around the state of Maryland

Schedule
· Interns must commit to a minimum of ten hours per week
· Schedules will be set with your direct MDP supervisor

How to apply:
Interested candidates should submit a resume to Amanda Pleasant at apleasant@mddems.org