The League of Women Voters is offering paid Internships to students this fall, with a deadline for applications by Sept. 30.
The initiative is called Energizing Young Voters www.energizingyoungvoters.com and is designed to engage young people in civic life and have them become life-long voters. The program is looking for a forward-looking intern interested in achieving these goals. The intern hired for this position needs strong creative and critical-thinking skills, task commitment, the ability to work independently and the ability to collaborate with others.
The 2022 fall semester internship is for 10 hours a week for 15 weeks and the salary is $15 an hour.
The League of Women Voters is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. The announcement for the position states, “We actively seek and encourage women, minorities, persons with disabilities, immigrants, including DACA recipients and individuals from traditionally underrepresented communities to apply.”
The program is designed to help young people learn how to identify the issues they personally care about and know how to bring about the changes they want to see.
Energizing Young Voters will help young people know how to make considered choices about issues and advocate for their interests and participate at every level of government.
Students are taught to use skills that help them bridge the political divide, listening to others and speaking to be understood with civility and a view toward meaningful progress.
Interested students should send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] by Sept. 30.