Internship @ Citizen University

Citizen University

National Conference and Community Outreach Internship

Citizen University teaches and promotes the art of powerful citizenship. Our annual national

conference, March 18 & 19 in Seattle, is like no other civic gathering in America. Hundreds of

changemakers, activists, and catalysts show up to learn about power, build their networks, and

recharge their sense of purpose. And we want you to be a part of the team that makes it

happen.

As a key part of the Citizen University Conference team, you will reach out to community

partners, groups and individuals; maintain a Citizen University presence on social media;

participate in team meetings; and fulfill other programming and logistical duties before and

during the conference.

You will gain experience playing a crucial role in nonprofit event promotion and execution,

make valuable connections with local and national leaders, and be part of an exciting

movement to rekindle citizenship in America. We hope you’ll join us!

Responsibilities:

! Assisting with planning and execution of annual National Conference

! Provide logistical support for Citizen University’s portfolio of programs including the

Civic Collaboratory, Joy of Voting, Sworn Again America, and the Power Curriculum

! Support ongoing outreach programs and activities

! Assist with developing and maintaining strong social media presence

! Research, suggest, and arrange partnerships with fellow organizations

Qualifications and Skills:

! Knowledge/Experience with Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites

! Interpersonal: Tact and diplomacy, empathy, problem solving, team player

! Communication: Good verbal and writing skills

! Passionate about Citizen University’s goals

! Goal-oriented, self-motivated

! Strong attention to detail

! Sense of humor, creative and ready to improvise

10-15 hours per week for 6 months, starting January 2016. Flexible schedule.

A stipend will be awarded.

Internship may be applied for course credit.

More information on Citizen University and our team can be found at http://www.citizenuniversity.us.

Please send résumé and cover letter to arista@citizenuniversity.us by Friday, December 11.

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