AFSCME District Council 36 – Political Action
Open Until Filled
Los Angeles, CA
Description: This is a paid internship located in Los Angeles, California for currently enrolled students or recent graduates of a California University. Expected hours are 12-15 per week at an hourly rate of $15 (additional benefits not included). This position requires a six-months commitment from January 1st until June 2017.
Interns will work directly with the Assistant Director and other staff to support the legislative and political agenda of the union. Interns will also participate in activities designated to elevate the political statute of the labor movement.
Specific duties: Extensive persuasive letter writing campaigns; contacting and maintaining relationships with State Legislator, staff, committee consultants, and stakeholder groups; tracking identified legislation and the annual state budget; and performing research, among other duties as assigned.
Requirements/eligibility: Enrollment in upper division or graduate level course work or recent graduation from an accredited California University; Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word/Excel; proficient knowledge of the Internet as a research tool; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and excellent analytical skills. Please submit both a cover letter and a resume as part of your application.
Preferences: Communications Studies, Criminal Justice, Government, Political Science or related majors; or law school experience; experience with/knowledge of labor issues, local and state level political arenas, and the California legislative process a plus.
For more information contact:
Send cover Letter and Resume to:
514 Shatto Place
Los Angeles, CA 90020
Fax (213) 487-9890
All interested individuals meeting the requirements are encouraged to apply.
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