Meet new people, get involved in your community, learn important skills, and make a difference on the issues that matter. Interns take on a leadership role within a campaign, and in many cases are able to receive course credit for their work.
MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Advocate for 100% Clean Renewable Energy
Do local advocacy, grassroots organizing and media work to work towards a 100% clean renewable energy future in Connecticut.
Help Increase the Youth Vote
Work with student groups, faculty, and administrators to make sure everyone on campus has a chance to register and vote.
Fight Poverty in Your Community
Organize weekly service trips and fundraisers for to a local poverty relief agency.
Build a Sustainable Campus and World
Run petition and letter writing drives to get your Senator to support more and better public transportation. Host movie screenings and panel discussions to educate students about energy efficiency and sustainability.Reduce waste and protect the ocean by banning single-use plastic bags on campus or getting chains to stop using styrofoam.
Make College More Affordable
Work with faculty members, librarians, and administrators about using free open-textbooks to save students thousands of dollars.Organize support to protect student aid programs.
Improve your public speaking and writing skills, and learn how to work with the media to get media coverage. Get experience speaking in front of groups and advocating a position one-on-one.
Learn the basics of running a campaign - recruiting training volunteers, generating grassroots support (petitions, letters, calls), building coalitions, organizing large events, campaign strategy, and basic lobbying.
Learn how to run meetings, work with teams, plan large events, develop other leaders, manage volunteers, and manage your time.
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Work on important issues, learn valuable skills, get hands-on experience, and make a difference.