Government Internships Accepting Applications Now!

You’ve seen over the past few days what MOJO has to offer for English and Language-oriented students, but today you can see what’s left in terms of government and Political Science opportunities. Although I’ve already figured out my summer plans, I’ve certainly been tempted by a few of these options. Take a look below to get an idea of what you can still apply for, and to learn more about these positions or to apply, visit MOJO today!

1. Richard F. Riley Jr. Internship Program at the Truman National Security Project in Washington, DC

Deadline to Apply: April 23

The Truman National Security Project is a national security leadership institute, the nation’s only organization that recruits, trains, and positions new generation of progressives across America to lead on national security. Their mission is to provide skills, knowledge, and network to create an influential force of leaders across the country who advance strong progressive national security policy. The Truman National Security Project offers internships in four areas: Political, Communications, Policy, and Management. *Although this internship is unpaid, you can apply for funding from Middlebury at go/summerfunding.

2. Paid Political Consulting Intern at Cence Cincotti Strategies in Boston, MA

Deadline to Apply: April 27

A newly formed progressive/Democratic political consulting firm in Boston is seeking summer interns to be involved in many different issues and campaigns at once. he firm works with dozens of clients with an eye toward the November 2012 elections, from candidates to advocacy campaigns. As an intern, you’ll be exposed to the inner workings of local politics—meeting movers and shakers, being privy to inside strategy, and navigating the state’s more-complicated-than-it-gets-credit-for political geography. All the while, you’ll be helping to push progressive causes and see actual tangible results from your labors.

3. Paid Summer Outreach Intern at Wilderness Workshop in Carbondale, CO
Deadline to Apply:
April 23

The Wilderness Workshop intern will work under the supervision of various Wilderness Workshop and Hidden Gems Campaign staff, and the primary activities will consist of the following: organizing support for congressional wilderness proposals; conducting hikes and tours of the proposed wilderness areas; and planning and coordinating summer events. Additional duties may include: preparing for and delivering presentations; engaging and rallying supporters by phone and in person; participating in outreach to the local community; updating the campaign’s website and social media sites.