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LWV Intern


Individuals 18 years and older interested in any of the following subjects: advocacy, public policy, web communication (social media, web design, apps), marketing, and community organizing. General Description
This is an opportunity to serve as an intern for the League of Women Voters of Winnebago County (LWV of WC). LWV is one of the longest standing, most reputable civic organizations that promotes fundamental principles of democracy, such as, voter access and education. Our local chapter exists sole on a volunteer basis and 2018 has a packed agenda:
  • Provide voter education in preparation for the 2018 voting season 
  • Host Candidate Forums on multiple topics for multiple communities 
  • Monthly “Food for Thought” luncheons 
  • Host the State LWV Convention in June 2018 (Oshkosh)
  • Raise awareness of LWV of WC to a broader audience (diversify membership)
  • This internship will support the Communications Director and other LWV leaders in creating, planning, managing and publishing promotional material. After initial training this position primarily works independently with weekly check-ins via phone and/or email (~4 hours per week).
This internship will introduce you to local issues, leaders, policy makers and get a real feel for community organizing. The success of this role will hinge on individual organization, communication and an ability to stay self-motivated.

Desired Skill Set

You bring the basic knowledge- and this internship can help enhance all of the skills below:
  • Graphic Design (posters, web headers, social media posts, etc.) 
  • Facebook Administration
  • Marketing/Branding
  • Event Planning
  • Community Organizing
  • Public Speaking
Benefits to You
  • Build your resume.
  • Meet community partners and leaders.
  • Work at any time or place that fits your schedule.
  • Network for future employment.
  • Learn about integrating web features such as google applications, social media, and websites into a communication strategy.
  • Granted honorary LWV Membership during this internship.
  • Work with and learn from civic-minded community members passionate about policy!
How to Apply
Applications Due: March 29th, 2018
1) Prepare: your most recent resume (include two references) and a letter of interest answering the following:
Why are you interested in this internship and what makes you qualified?
2) Submit: Fill out this online form and submit your letter of interest and resume to ericksonalana@gmail.com.