The Minnesota DFL is now accepting applications for spring and summer internships. We offer a variety of internships in different departments. If you are interested in government, communications, or grassroots organizing, this is a great opportunity to get involved and make a difference for the people of Minnesota and to learn how state politics works from the inside. You can download an application using the link below. For further information on internships at the DFL Party, contact Linda McEwen at email@example.com .
The Minnesota DFL is seeking several interns to help with research, writing, and special projects. Duties will include assisting in the maintenance of DFL Party Web site, monitoring media (print, radio and television), writing action alerts, responding to constituents, organizing archives, and communicating with the research and communications team regarding research projects. Qualified interns will have excellent writing and research skills, editing and communication skills, basic knowledge of Microsoft software (Word, Excel, and Outlook), organizational skills, and phone skills also required. Web site development skills are a plus. Political science, Economics, Journalism and Mass Communications students are encouraged to apply.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, contact information for two references, and a maximum two-page writing sample with this completed application.
Note: Be sure to include on your resume any extracurricular/volunteer activities.
The Minnesota DFL seeks several interns to assist with party fundraising. Duties will include assisting with donor development and identification, event planning, and ongoing fundraising activities. Qualified interns will be able prioritize to meet deadlines, have strong interpersonal communication skills, excellent phone and computer skills, and should be confident, flexible, creative, organized, and reliable. Each position will be approximately twenty-hours per week..
The Minnesota DFL Party is seeking several interns to work in the Outreach Department. Interns will gain experience in organizing culturally, ethnically and racially diverse communities as well as underrepresented communities. The DFL Party has several constituency caucuses and interns will work with these caucuses and to help facilitate their various activities such as: events, issue-based forums, building and maintaining databases, managing accounts and expenditures, editing and monitoring the caucus webpages. Interns will also gain experience in general office work and management as they maintain one or more of the caucuses and work with our experienced staff. Requested skills include: ability to work with or learn to work with various cultures, excellent writing skills, phone etiquette, organizational skills, and basic knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
The Minnesota DFL seeks several interns to assist with party affairs. Duties will include working with local unit DFL chairs in event planning, assistance in the development and implementation of a state-wide activist and volunteer training programs, maintenance to the volunteer database and assist party units in their organizing efforts. Qualified interns will be able to work well with people, prioritize to meet deadlines, possess excellent phone and computer skills, be confident, flexible, creative, organized, and reliable.
To apply for any internship, please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for two references with your completed application.
Note: Be sure to include extracurricular and volunteer activities on your resume.
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