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GreenWave of PA will offer twelve student internships in the fall of 2017.  Selected interns will not receive monetary compensation but will gain experience and possibly earn credit.

We are seeking highly motivated volunteers across
the state
 who will work closely with their regional coordinators. (See map on right for your region.)  

Your work will be varied.  It may include founding a formal Young Greens chapter on your college campus, organizing for your county local, and/or working on a local or statewide campaign.  

Academic credit is not guaranteed, but we will work with your institution to provide it if possible. 

The minimum time commitment for an internship is 10 hours a week for 15 weeks.  

Positions will be filled on a rolling basis per region. 

APPLICATION PROCESSplease submit an email to greenwaveofpa@gmail.com outlining how you meet the qualifications listed below.  Provide a letter of reference from a faculty member at your college or university.  Letters of reference can be attached in PDF form or the faculty member can email us directly.

Qualifications:
  • Aligned with the 4 pillars & 10 key values of the Green Party
  • Currently enrolled in college in PA
  • Eager to learn about & assist with the strategy & tactics of building a political party & running electoral campaigns
  • Able to work both collaboratively & independently on a variety of projects
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated interest (e.g. coursework, prior experience) in community/political organizing a plus
  • Experience with Excel & databases helpful but not required
What You'll Gain:
  • Exposure to a variety of organizing tools such as the Google suite of online applications, Nationbuilder CRM/CMS, & campaign database software 
  • Familiarity with the electoral process
  • Hands-on experience along with a volunteer resume credit 
  • Connection with like-minded individuals 
  • The chance to put your values into practice & contribute to creating a meaningful political alternative
  • Formal letter of reference following satisfactory completion of your internship