||For over a century, the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) has been at the forefront of social change, championing the needs of women, children, and families, while courageously taking a progressive stance on such issues as child welfare, women's rights, and reproductive freedom. NCJW offers volunteer legislative internships to college juniors, seniors, and graduate students during the academic year and over the summer. A small stipend is available for full-time summer interns. This is a great opportunity to learn first-hand about advocacy, grassroots organizing, and all aspects of the legislative process.
-Assist office staff in attending legislative hearings, briefings, national coalition meetings, rallies and press conferences
-Work closely with staff and lay leadership to implement legislative strategy and grassroots mobilization
-Be independently responsible for work on specified issues, including reproductive rights, women's and children's issues, health care, economic justice, civil rights, religious liberty, and international issues Learn about the internal workings of NCJW as a non-profit volunteer led organization
Strong writing and communication skills, ability to learn quickly, commitment to social justice issues. No previous professional experience necessary, just a willingness to learn and get involved. Background in legislative process preferred.
Flexible, Full- or Part-time (minimum 2 days per week during school year, 4 days per week in the summer)
Please email or fax cover letter, resume, short writing sample (3-5 pages max), and references. Applications considered on a rolling basis.
National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), Washington Office Amy Cotton, Senior Legislative Associate
1707 L Street, NW, Suite 950, Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202 296 2588; fax: 202 331 7792; email: email@example.com
NCJW IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.