Children's Defense Fund Texas
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Job Description: The internship is based in Austin and provides general support for the CDF-TX Policy Department. The intern works 20 hours/week, and provides substantive research, compiles reports, monitors interim legislative committees and helps with the execution of advocacy-related activities, including story collection, public education, legislator visits, legislative briefings, special event planning, and social media work. Primary Responsibilities: • Policy research, briefs and training material • Conducts research on public policy, media trends and other subjects as needed • Assists in the development and execution of special projects • Perform other division, department, and organization-wide special projects as needed and assigned • Assist in maintaining CDF’s social media platforms Job Requirements: • Ability to work effectively and calmly in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment and ability to multi-task • Strong organizational and execution skills • Attention to detail • Commitment to social advocacy and CDF’s mission to be a voice for all children • Ability to organize facts and present issues in a clear, concise and logical manner, both orally and in writing • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact diplomatically and professionally with CDF staff and external partners/contacts • Strong computer, Internet and research skills
Application Instructions: To apply, candidates should email a resume and a one-page cover letter to: Cheasty Anderson (firstname.lastname@example.org) and type POLICY INTERN in the subject line.
Contact: Dr. Cheasty Anderson, Senior Policy Associate Email: email@example.com
Type of Internship:
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Sunday, September 30, 2018