FCDC Seeking Summer Interns

The Fairfax County Democratic Committee is looking for Summer interns to help build the Democratic Party and help our candidates win in November. Interns will work in a Democratic office with full time staff, distributing information, registering voters, assisting with volunteer recruitment, donor research and data entry and organizing volunteer support.

PAID 2 year Fellowship with Environment America!

Work for a Cleaner, Greener, Healthier Future
From the BP disaster in the Gulf to the climate crisis facing our planet, the need to confront big environmental challenges has never been clearer. If you are looking for the opportunity, training and experience to make a powerful and long-lasting impact on the policies that will shape our energy future, the quality of the air we breathe and the water we drink, and the fate of the places we love, check out Environment America’s Fellowship Program.

Repowering America

PAID Internship with: National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies

The Public Policy and Research Departments of the National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (NACCRRA) are searching a motivated, part-time Public Policy and Research intern for the Fall 2010 semester. The internships are part-time, involving approximately 15 hours/week. We are also willing to work on a schedule that meets other specific needs the intern may have.

The Project Vote Smart National Internship

The Project Vote Smart National Internship Program provides a unique lesson in the study of American politics. Students from across the nation and around the world come to our high tech research center in the Montana Rockies for ten weeks to help American citizens educate themselves about elected officials and candidates. By providing this information in an easy and accessible manner, Project Vote Smart believes that citizens can better defend themselves from the political hype and misrepresentation characteristic of present day political campaigns.

VA-21 Internship Opportunity!

Virginia21 will be conducting a Summer Internship Program beginning on June 1st. Participants will be required to partake in various research, development, administrative, social media, field organizing, and fundraising projects. In addition to in office work students will be invited to accompany staff on a variety of fundraising and political meetings. This internship is UNPAID, but will be an excellent learning and networking opportunity for those interested in working in politics, the nonprofit sector, and higher education.

A Rarer History

I recently had the great pleasure of being named Correspondent of the Day in the Richmond Times-Dispatch for a piece I submitted to the Editor on the nature of the Slave Trail in Richmond, Virginia. The piece itself, published in the May 3 paper, is an attempt to capture how a preservationist's point of view could (and should) align with the goals of advocates of black and slave history in Richmond, both of which are horribly underrepresented, although are getting more attention in exhibitions at the Library of Virginia and at the Virginia Historical Society.

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