NextGen America is currently seeking a full-time advocacy intern to work in our San Francisco office for fall 2018.
College seniors or recent graduates with political campaign experience are particularly encouraged to apply.
HOW YOU WILL BENEFIT
Paid: an intern will receive a stipend to support living expenses Location: an intern will work out of our office in San Francisco's Financial District Training and Development: an intern will work with leaders with years of experience in the climate movement and national and state politics Education: an intern can attend special lectures from various experts on climate issues, sustainability, and progressive political topics
Interns are independent contractors to NextGen America and NextGen America offers a stipend which is commensurate with the number of hours committed to the Internship Program. Interns are required to commit to 40 per week starting with the summer 2018 internship.
ABOUT NEXTGEN AMERICA
NextGen America acts politically to prevent climate disaster, promote prosperity, and protect the fundamental rights of every American.
Since our founding as NextGen Climate in 2013, we’ve worked to fight climate change by advancing the transition to a clean energy economy. We’ve supported candidates who support climate action. We’ve fought to halt the Keystone XL pipeline and registered more than 1 million voters nationwide.
Now, the same values that drive our work on climate are under unprecedented attack from all directions.
We’re proud to step up the fight for immigrant rights, affordable health care, prosperity, and equality.
NextGen America is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply.
Oversee aspects of day-to-day program operations, including procurement and materials purchasing Support the youth program team on administrative tasks and scheduling Maintain and organize shared Google Drive folders Update and maintain the inventory of materials across all states Other projects as assigned
WHAT WE REQUIRE
Current seniors at accredited universities and colleges or recent college graduates Proficiency in Google Drive applications and familiarity with content management systems. Passion for taking political action to fight climate change, transition our country to clean energy, and stand up for progressive values and causes Strong desire to obtain new skills and exposure to working in a professional environment Excellent written and verbal communication skills Detail-oriented with the ability to produce high-quality work under tight deadlines Creative and flexible Excellent team player