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Grassroots Organizing & Advocacy Internship – Water Program

Food & Water Watch is a leading consumer advocacy organization that runs dynamic, cutting edge campaigns that challenge the corporate control and abuse of our food and water resources, empower people to take action and transform the public consciousness about what we eat and drink. Since 2005, we have won significant victories to protect our food and water. Our work has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post and other major media outlets. For more information check out our website at www.foodandwaterwatch.org. We are currently seeking interns to work in our Washington, DC office. Interns will have the benefit of learning critical research, grassroots organizing and advocacy skills from experienced staff. Internships are available in our collegial office environment during any of the following terms. Spring, Fall: This position may be full- or part-time (~15 hours per week minimum). Spring dates are January-May. Fall term dates are September – December. Summer: This position is full-time and runs for 10 weeks during May-August. Small stipends may be available for summer interns. Our Water Program fights to protect water as a public resource rather than a commodity sold to the highest bidder. The water program intern will assist in the campaign for more support for our public water systems, while exposing the myths and dangers of the bottled water industry. Responsibilities may include * Building strategic coalitions with religious groups, labor groups, elected officials, citizen activists, businesses and students * Coordinating campaign events to engage citizens and pressure targets * Assisting in media outreach to educate millions of people * Producing printed and online materials such as action alerts, newsletters, and activist guides * Researching emerging issues to move campaigns forward * Bottom-lining at least one element of the campaign * Maintain strong records of work and assist with database development * Hold regular office hours and participate in weekly meetings with Campaign staff

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Communications Internship

Food & Water Watch is a leading national consumer advocacy organization that runs dynamic, cutting edge campaigns that challenge the corporate control and abuse of our food and water resources, empower people to take action and transform the public consciousness about what we eat and drink. Since 2005, we have won significant victories to protect our food and water. Our work has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post and other major media outlets. For more information check out our website at www.foodandwaterwatch.org. We are currently seeking interns interested in fighting for safe food, clean water, and healthy oceans. Hours are flexible in relaxed office environment in Washington, DC. Internships are available in our collegial office environment during any of the following terms. Spring, Fall: This position may be full- or part-time (~15 hours per week minimum). Spring dates are January-May. Fall term dates are September – December. Summer: This position is full-time and runs for 10 weeks during May-August. Small stipends may be available for summer interns. The Food & Water Watch communications staff is responsible for developing and implementing new and traditional media outreach strategies for national, regional and local issue campaigns. We are accepting applications for a hands-on position that will offer great opportunities for developing skills and experience in public interest issue advocacy. Responsibilities may include * Participating in planning, development and implementation of national, state and local media campaigns. * Pitching Food & Water Watch issues and reports to reporters, columnists, editorial writers, and news and talk show producers. * Assisting with regular information flow to these contacts including e-mailing, blast faxing, and mailing of pertinent information such as news releases and editorial board memos. * Assisting in organizing news conferences or other media events in Washington, DC. * Writing media and organizing materials such as newsletter articles, news advisories, talking points, letters to the editor, and responses to web news or blogs. * Maintaining media databases and research new media contacts. * Monitoring news coverage and maintaining news clips file. * Assisting in Food & Water Watch website promotion strategies such as posting on social networking and news discussions sites. * Other duties as assigned.

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Marketing Rep

An opportunity to learn how to run a successful unique business. Travel is a $7 trillion a year industry. YTB has a growth rate of 84% over the past 3 years.

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Interior Design Internship

Join our team of home design experts to use your interior design, architecture, and communications skills to review and critique designs. This position is part – time with no set hours. Work can be completed on your schedule as long as deadlines are met.

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Ayn Rand Institute Intern

Have you read Ayn Rands novels, such as The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged, and find her ideas intriguing? Are you thinking of pursuing an intellectual career? If so, consider a paid summer internship at the Ayn Rand Institute (ARI), an organization dedicated to fostering scholarship based on Ayn Rands ideas and philosophy. During their time at ARI, interns will: Aid ARIs Academic Division with departmental projects Undertake an individualized study program Have the chance to give presentations and receive feedback Qualify for scholarships to attend ARIs annual Objectivist Summer Conference Earn a paycheck A summer internship at ARI is different from the average internship. Along with obtaining general office experience, interns will have the opportunity to study how ideas shape the world and why philosophy matters, under the guidance of staff intellectuals. An internship at ARI provides both an intellectually challenging and rewarding experience, as well as the opportunity to spend the summer at our offices in Irvine, CA. If you are a highly motivated student with a strong academic record, we encourage you to visit our internship page for more information and apply today! If you have any questions about the program, please direct them to intern@aynrand.org.

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