University of Alaska Southeast

Internship

Company: The Alaska Democratic Party
Location: Anchorage, AK
Position: Intern - Democratic Party
Requirements: Current college students with a strong interest in politics
Summary:

The Alaska Democratic Party seeks three motivated, hardworking students to assist our team this summer. Interns will share a variety of general assignments and gain knowledge and proficiency in a specific discipline. This will be a comprehensive introduction into the political campaign arena. No prior political or campaign experience is required.

Interns also will have the opportunity to partner with a member of ADP staff in one or more of these areas:

  • Data: learn to manipulate the voter file system, upload and maintain data bases, hardware/software support, assist with voter identification and targeting.
  • Communications: engage in graphic design, write social media and website content, compile news clips, assist with media outreach.
  • Fundraising: learn skills that will make you an asset to any campaign.
  • Research: find and analyze information in public records and other sources.

This will be from June to August 2017. The Party will pay $10/hour for 20 – 25 hours/week. Interns are responsible for finding their own housing and transportation, though the Party may be able to assist with accommodation on a case-by-case basis. The Party is willing to assist Interns in obtaining class credit for a completed Internship.

To apply please email a brief cover letter explaining your interest, along with a 1-page resume and three references to the contact below. Please also specify your preferred area of specialization. 

See the Alaska Democratic Party Internship Poster for more information. See the internship posting for details.

Contact: Jay Parmley, Executive Director
Contact at: jay@akdems.org
Closing Date: May 15, 2017