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Fall 2024 Graduate Intern, Strategy Office

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ACLU

14d ago

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Business, Operations & Strategy
  • New York City
    Remote
  • Quick Apply
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AI generated summary

  • You must have exceptional project management, communication, prioritization, adaptability, and interpersonal skills for this dynamic and fast-paced graduate intern role in the ACLU Strategy Office.
  • You will support the Strategy Office in preparation for the 2024 election, ensuring strategic alignment, project management, internal communication, and drafting documents to harmonize planning and operations.

Requirements

  • Exceptional organizational, planning and project management skills with demonstrated ability to manage large, complex projects and coordinate collaborative work processes involving multiple stakeholders preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to speak and write in a clear, succinct and persuasive manner, such that expectations and timelines are clearly defined preferred
  • Flexibility to manage multiple priorities from a variety of sources; organizing and prioritizing effectively to impact areas of greatest need
  • Ability to work proactively in an ambiguous, yet dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills that contribute to a collegial working environment

Responsibilities

  • The intern will be responsible for supporting the Strategy Office’s work as we prepare for the 2024 election and its outcomes. The intern will provide additional capacity throughout the process to harmonize activities across departments toward a shared set of goals around safeguarding the election, influencing electoral outcomes, preparing for electoral outcomes, and institutional readiness. The intern will also provide additional strategic support to experts and teams working on priority issue areas to ensure integrated strategic planning, operational coordination, and organizational readiness.  
  • Your Day to Day:
  • Work with Strategy Office team to ensure strategic alignment across the nationwide organization as we prepare for the 2024 election and its outcomes, including project and program management
  • Support the implementation of systems for continued alignment, rapid response, and internal communications, including close collaboration with colleagues across the organization
  • Draft templates, tools, and processes to harmonize election planning, strategic planning and budgeting
  • Draft memos, emails, documents and presentations in support of Strategy Office initiatives
  • Provide additional support including agenda setting, note-taking, project planning and more to the Strategy Office
  • Engage in special projects and other duties as assigned

FAQs

What is the location of this internship?

This internship is remote or hybrid from our New York National Office.

What is the time commitment for this internship?

This term-time internship requires a part-time commitment of 20 hours per week.

When does this internship start and end?

Part-time internships span 12 consecutive weeks beginning either September 9 or September 23, 2024.

Is there a stipend available for this internship?

A stipend is available for students who are lawfully authorized to work and do not receive compensation from other sources. Stipend rates are $20/hour for undergraduate students or equivalent experience and $24/hour for graduate and law students or equivalent experience.

We the people dare to create a more perfect union.

Non-profit
Industry
201-500
Employees
1920
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

The ACLU is an non-profit, non-partisan organization of people who believe in the power of action. We are united by the quest – “We the people dare to create a more perfect union.” Whether in the courts, statehouses, Congress or communities, we fight to defend the rights that the Constitution guarantees to all of us —regardless of who we are, where we come from, whom we love, or what we believe. Together, we take up the toughest civil rights and liberties challenges of our time. We seek to inspire those who want change to become the ones who make change.