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New Organizing Institute Summer BootCamp

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This summer, NOI will invite 60 bright, diverse graduating college seniors, recent campaign staffers, and career-change professionals to Washington, DC for an intensive week-long, all-expense-paid training. BootCamp will cover everything you need to know about campaigning, new media, online organizing, technology in order to work in the progressive movement. Participants, drawn from a highly competitive pool of applicants, will learn from the top practitioners in their field by day, then apply the lessons learned in the context of a simulated campaign in the evenings.

Application Deadline: May 20, 2009

NOI BootCamp trainees will learn about all facets of running a modern campaign for a candidate or organization.  Trainees will learn online organizing, field operations, media, fundraising, how to communicate effectively online, develop user-friendly applications, create compelling video, leverage social networks, buy ads, manage distributed volunteers, generate earned media, develop a campaign plan, and grow supporter lists. And in the world of political data, trainees will learn the latest in voter file technology, modeling analytics, and the more technical aspects of get-out-the-vote efforts.

NOI BootCamp runs from July 4-11 in Washington, D.C.

Application Deadline: May 20, 2009

For more information and to apply, visit

http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/1095/t/9024/signUp.jsp?key=4010



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