Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Fall Internships with Jamie Raskin for Congress Campaign


Raskin for Congress Fall Internship Program
Grassroots Congressional Campaign

Jamie Raskins campaign for Congress in Marylands 8th District is now accepting applications for a Fall internship program for both Grassroots Organizing and Finance oriented positions. Applications are open to highly qualified and motivated college and high school students. Applicants are required to fill out the form below and submit via email to intern@jamieraskin.com to be considered for participation.

Grassroots Organizing:
Grassroots organizing interns will experience all aspects of a modern field program, including: voter contact, volunteer outreach, cutting and managing turf, organizing phonebanks, and political strategy.
Finance:
Finance interns will be able to build lasting skills in fundraising by working closely with the finance team on research, event planning, database management, and fundraising strategy.


In order to qualify for participation, applicants must be able to commit to a minimum of 15 hours a week in the program. All interns will experience the major departments of a campaign: Fundraising, Political Outreach, Voter Contact, Communications, Policy, and Research. Participants will also get time to meet with Jamie and discuss policy issues with Jamie, his close advisors, and elected officials at length. This is an unpaid internship, but participants may qualify to earn high school or college credit. Applications will be approved on a rolling basis, with three available start dates: September 1st, September 14, September 28, or October 12. The program will end on December 14th. 


APPLICATION FOR RASKIN FALL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
(Please answer the questions below, save this file as your name FIRST LAST
attach your resume, and send via email to intern@jamieraskin.com)


NAME:

PHONE:

EMAIL:

ADDRESS:

HIGH SCHOOL/COLLEGE:

DESIRED/CURRENT MAJOR:

YEAR OF GRADUATION FROM HIGH SCHOOL/COLLEGE:

PRIOR POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: 

START DATE (Choose between September 1st, September 14, September 28, or October 12):

PREFERRED DEPARTMENT (Choose between Finance and Grassroots Organizing): 

SHIFTS AVAILABLE (Choose between weekday 12pm-4pm or 4-8pm, weekend 11am-3pm or 3pm-7pm): 

HOURS PER WEEK AVAILABLE FOR INTERNSHIP (minimum of 15 required):



Please answer the following questions in 300 words or less (less is fine).


  1. What are your core political beliefs?
  2. Why do you want to work on Jamie Raskins campaign for Congress?
  3. What is the most important issue you want to see discussed in national politics?
  4. Are you interested in running for office at any point in your life? If so, why? If not, how else do you feel like you can make a difference?