Fall Intern

Offered By: 
Austin Tech Alliance
Job Location: 
Austin
Salary: 
Unpaid
Job Description: 
Austin Tech Alliance (ATA) is seeking internship applicants for Fall 2017. This is a part-time internship opportunity for an undergraduate student that will extend from mid-September through the end of the fall semester. ABOUT ATA: Austin Tech Alliance is a nonpartisan 501(c)(6) nonprofit founded to promote civic engagement in Austin’s tech sector. We focus on educating the tech grassroots on policies that impact them, advocating for tech-forward solutions to community challenges, and activating the tech sector to speak up, participate, and vote. Learn more by visiting www.austintech.org POSITION DESCRIPTION: ATA is looking for an intern energized to be a part of a young nonprofit organization that sits at the intersection of policy, civic engagement, and tech in Austin. Attention to detail, strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects at once are essential to succeeding at this position. An ideal candidate would have an interest in local/state politics, policy, and technology. This is an unpaid internship with flexible working hours ranging 10-20 hours per week. The intern will work directly for ATA’s Executive Director out of coworking spaces in downtown Austin and remotely. Job responsibilities include: - Researching and analyzing tech-related legislation, issues, and current events - Planning events including panel discussions, town halls with elected officials, and lunch-and-learns - Compiling data pertaining to civic engagement in Austin, the tech industry, and tech policies - Writing blogs, social media posts, and memos - Attending high-level meetings with ATA’s Executive Director
Application Instructions: 
Interested applicants should email their resume, a cover letter, and one writing sample to info@austintech.org no later than Friday, September 1st.
Degree Status: 
Current Student
Experience Required: 
Preferred
Contact Information: 
info@austintech.org
Type of Internship: 
Non-Profit
Posted By: 
David Edmonson
Expiration Date: 
Saturday, September 2, 2017