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 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.
- 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.
The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that works with U.S. leaders to improve their response to the global poverty crisis.
From CNN to The Huffington Post, the world is talking about the innovative movement that is downsizing global poverty. The Borgen Project believes that leaders of the most powerful nation on earth should be doing more to address global poverty. The national campaign is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy.