1 Mar 2019
Internship Public Justice Intern
Public Justice Interns, working closely with senior policy staff at CPJ, can expect to be engaged in some of the following activities:
- Researching, writing and editing policy papers, briefs, blogs and articles.
- Preparing research summaries related to policy analysis, including article or book summaries and book reviews.
- Drafting policy memos, fact sheets, op-eds and letters to the editor for senior staff.
- Tracking legislation, monitoring policy debates, web and media monitoring.
- Taking part in policy briefings and staff meetings.
- Helping organize events, consultations and workshops.
- Assisting in communications, outreach and engagement with MPs, political staff, department officials, media, coalition partners, leaders in society, CPJ members and the Canadian public.
- Phoning and email engagement with CPJ supporters on campaigns, activities, and CPJ’s annual fundraising telethon.
- Participation in CPJ’s social media strategy.
- General office duties as appropriate.
How to ApplyPlease submit the following materials in PDF or MS Word, by email only. Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 31, 2019. You must include the subject line: “Public Justice Intern Application.” 1. Cover page entitled “Public Justice Internship Application” with the following information: Title: Mr. Ms. Name: Address: Phone: home, mobile, work/school Email: Skype: Current employment/Vocation/Place of Study Undergraduate school, degree received, date Graduate school, degree received, date 2. Write a letter of application addressed to “Willard Metzger, Executive Director.” In the letter (no more than two pages) describe the nature of your interest in the internship and how and why this is the right opportunity for you. Describe also your key skills and background that directly relate to the tasks and qualifications outlined in this package. 3. Provide your cv/resume. 4. Submit one written reference from someone who can speak directly to your qualifications for this internship. 5. Submit one brief example (no more than 2 pages) of your research and writing abilities. This can be an excerpt of a previous article or school project you have written. If needed, further writing samples will be requested from short-listed candidates. 6. Please indicate whether you have already developed specific expertise in work on ecological justice.
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