Due 8/15: Legislative and Advocacy Fall 2017 Internship (Siegel Public Affairs)

Seeking a part-time fall internship to supplement your academic schedule?  If so, it is not too late! Especially if you are interested in a career in politics, social justice and public policy, consider interning for a consulting group based in Denver that serves and advocates for non-profits and labor unions.

Applications are due Aug. 15 for fall 2017 internships, so the deadline to arrange fall externships for school credit has now passed, but this is still available as a volunteer internship.  Application instructions are in the posting below, and please fee free to contact CDO Career Consultant John McKee in the CDO if you have any questions!  jmckee@law.du.edu

Legislative and Advocacy Fall 2017 Internship

Position Type
Legislative and Advocacy Internship
Siegel Public Affairs (Denver, CO)

Siegel Public Affairs is a political consulting firm that provides services to primarily to non-profits and labor unions committed to promoting social and economic justice. We assist in the development of policy, lobby for passage of legislation, conduct strategic and campaign planning, and assist in coalition building and electoral strategies. Our work includes efforts to promote pay equity, protect voting rights, defend workers’ rights, institute environmental protections, among other social justice issues.

The Legislative Advocacy Internship provides a good opportunity to learn about both advocacy campaigns and the legislative process. Interns gain practical skills and experience to help advance effective policy change. We are seeking up to two interns for the fall of 2017.

Intern projects may include:

• Monitoring legislation and attending relevant committee meetings.
• Assisting with administrative operations, including computer and data organization and maintenance.
• Scheduling meetings with legislators and clients.
• Building support throughout the state for legislative campaigns.
• Supporting coalitions.
• Grassroots outreach.
• Tracking and archiving press coverage.

Desirable Qualifications:

• Dedication to social and economic justice.
• Available to work at least 20 hours a week, possibly including weekends.
• Strong communication and writing skills.
• Comfort in working with people of different backgrounds.
• Strong research and computer skills a plus.

This is an unpaid position.

Applications are due by August 15, 2017. The start date will be September 2017.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to jobs@siegelpa.com. No phone calls, please.

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organization to fully represent and engage all Coloradans and to build as powerful a movement as we can. Recruiting interns that best reflect Colorado is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, race, ethnicity, geographies, political affiliation, and all other identities represented in Colorado or protected by law.

CDO ID #15309

Geographic Preference
Desired Class Level(s)
1L, 1LE, 2L, 2LE, 3L, 3LE, 4LE
By John McKee
John McKee Career Consultant John McKee