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Fall 2024 Intern, National Political Advocacy Department, Electoral

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ACLU

17d ago

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Starts on Sep 08
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Government & Politics
  • Washington, DC
    Remote
  • Quick Apply
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AI generated summary

  • You need strong communication, research, organizational, and time-management skills. Must work well independently and with others, have excellent interpersonal skills, be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, and share the ACLU's mission.
  • You'll support the electoral team, assisting with strategy and implementation efforts for candidate races alongside the Deputy Director and Electoral Strategist.

Requirements

  • Excellent written/verbal communication and research skills
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, strong attention to detail, ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Commitment to the mission of the ACLU

Responsibilities

  • The new Electoral Intern will be a crucial part of our growing team, supporting the strategy and implementation work of the Deputy Director for Candidate Races and the rest of the electoral team, reporting to the Electoral Strategist.

FAQs

What will I be doing as a Fall 2024 Intern in the National Political Advocacy Department, Electoral?

As an intern in the Electoral team, you will be responsible for tracking and organizing electoral data, coordinating meetings, conducting research on candidates or electoral opportunities, and engaging in special projects as assigned. Additionally, you will be expected to center principles of equity, inclusion, and belonging in all your work.

What skills are required for this internship position?

The ideal candidate for this internship should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational and time-management skills, ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines, proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, and a commitment to the mission of the ACLU. Additionally, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and collaboratively are essential.

Who will I be reporting to as an intern in the Electoral team?

As an intern in the Electoral team, you will be reporting to the Electoral Strategist and supporting the strategy and implementation work of the Deputy Director for Candidate Races.

Will I have the opportunity to work on special projects during my internship?

Yes, as an intern in the Electoral team, you will have the opportunity to engage in special projects as assigned. These projects will help you gain valuable experience and contribute to the team's efforts in protecting and expanding civil rights and civil liberties through electoral work.

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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.