Internship Opportunities

Internship Opportunities

Field Staff Internship

Description

The Kemi For Change campaign is seeking motivated, hard-working, and bright individuals to work with our field operations. Campaign interns will provide critical campaign support while being exposed to all specialties in a district-wide campaign for Federal office: you will spend time Zoom or in-person with the candidate, the general consultant, the campaign manager, and the communications staff, as well as gain experience handling events, outreach, and other functions. You will gain first-hand experience and exposure to federal politics and campaign best practices which can be applied to campaigns of any scale.

**Note** Applicants do not need to live in the NY-11 district in order to apply for this position.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma
  • Good communication skills and comfortable talking to voters
  • Ability to dedicate at least 10 hours per week to campaign

Responsibilities

  • Conduct field operations, including direct voter contact and polling
  • Be trained by seasoned campaign operatives in campaigning best practices
  • Learn the inner workings of a district-wide campaign
  • Participate in weekly conference calls to discuss progress and game-planning
  • Recruit additional volunteers (as available)
  • Limited data entry or other tasks as assigned by staff (as available)
  • Attend and “staff” events in the district (as available)

Commitment

  • Expected to spend at least 10 hours/week on campaign work.
  • Successful completion of the internship will result in a letter of recommendation for future political work and consideration for promotion to paid staff after the election.

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