The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

Democracy Fund Internship Opportunity: Paid

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PLEASE NOTE: This opportunity is listed for reference only. The deadline to apply has passed.

This is a paid employment opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center.

Position Type:Elections Program Internship - paid

Location: Washington D.C.

Sector:Elections Policy and Research 

Start Date: Summer 2020

Wage or benefits: 21 dollars / hour for undergrads and 25 dollars / hour for graduate students 

Time CommitmentFull-time (35-40 hours per week)

Desired Class Year:Open to all enrolled undergrads, graduated students, and graduate students 

Desired Major or Interest:Interest in policy 

Application Deadline:Rolling

Organization website:https://www.democracyfund.org

Brief Description of the organization:

The Elections Program focuses on the administration of elections, pro-voter reform, and trust in elections by supporting unbiased research, bipartisan dialogue, and unconventional solutions that will ensure the views and votes of the American public come first in our democracy.

Brief Description of the Intern’s role or key qualifications:

  • Support efforts by Democracy Fund to improve data collection, knowledge management, strengthen learning systems, and foster a culture of learning
  • Provide logistical support during meetings with reform leaders, political figures, and academic authorities 
  • Research issues in key policy areas relating to Democracy Fund’s strategic objectives 
  • Actively engage with all staff at Democracy Fund as a capable and collaborative team member.
  • Assist in evaluating grantmaking opportunities and with the preparation of internal memoranda and other materials that are part of the grantmaking process.

How to apply:

A cover letter and resume should be submitted through the organization’s job portal.

This is a paid employment opportunity from outside the Rockefeller Center. Such opportunities are posted in an effort to help students find a leave-term internship experience in public policy or a social sciences related area. Such postings do not constitute an endorsement by the Center of the political objectives of any one person or organization.

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