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Children's Defense Fund Texas, Policy Internship, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 7666

Fri, December 6, 2013

Children’s Defense Fund-Texas 

Job Description: 

The internship is based in Austin and provides general support for the CDF-TX Policy Department. The intern provides substantive research, compiles reports, monitors interim legislative committees and helps with the execution of advocacy-related activities, including advocate training/recruitment, story collection, public education, legislator visits, legislative briefings and other Department projects. Generally 15 hrs/wk during the school year. Candidates may apply for a Fall, Spring, Summer, or Full-Year internship. 

Primary Responsibilities: 

•Volunteer advocate outreach and recruitment 
•Policy research, briefs and training material 
•Conducts research on public policy, media trends and other subjects as needed 
•Assists in the development and execution of special projects 
•Perform other division, department, and organization-wide special projects as needed and assigned 
•Assist in maintaining CDF’s social media platforms 
•Evenings and occasional weekend activity is required, consistent with policy support for a leading national not-for-profit organization

See BTT Gateway Job ID 7666. Application Deadline 12/6

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