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Employment and Internship Opportunities For Students


Outreach and Special Projects (SUMMER 2016)

Eagleton seeks a volunteer intern to assist the manager of outreach and special projects in connecting with graduates of Eagleton's Undergraduate Associates Program and Graduate Fellowship Program to gather data for the 2017 Eagleton Institute of Politics Alumni Directory. Students will gain experience in data collection, data management, and professional writing and communication skills.  

Applicants must have strong communication skills. 10-15 hours per week June-August. This is an unpaid volunteer position. Please submit a resume and cover letter to Randi Chmielewski, Manager, Outreach and Special Projects, Eagleton Institute of Politics at randic@eagleton.rutgers.edu.
 
Outreach and Special Projects (FALL 2016)

Eagleton seeks a volunteer intern to assist the manager of outreach and special projects. This position is responsible for helping to create a comprehensive online database of all candidates running for local, county, state, and federal office in NJ in November 2016. In addition, the position will assist in the creation of the 2017 Eagleton Institute of Politics Alumni Directory. Students will gain experience in data collection, data management, NJ election system, Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as professional writing and communication skills.  

Applicants must have strong communication and computer skills. 10-15 hours per week September-December. This is an unpaid volunteer position. Please submit a resume and cover letter to Randi Chmielewski, Manager, Outreach and Special Projects, Eagleton Institute of Politics at randic@eagleton.rutgers.edu.
 
Graphic Design (July 2016 – May 2017)

As an intern, you will work with our manager for outreach and special projects to create engaging print materials and digital media graphics to promote the Institute's public lecture series and various research centers/programs.

Responsibilities:
- Design event flyers, social media graphics, and digital media ads
- Assist with design of additional Institute publications and materials
 
Requirements:
- Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft programs is a must
- Strong sense of design, typography, and technical skills - Familiarity with the Rutgers Visual Identity System a plus
- Highly organized and attentive to detail - Writing and analytical skills a plus
- Web editing skills a plus

Schedule:
5-10 hours per week. Flexible schedule. Remote work possible.

Application:
Send resume and design samples to randic@eagleton.rutgers.edu.    

This is a PAID position: $10/hour. July 2016 start date would be ideal. Commitment through May 2017 preferred.

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There are several opportunities for students to get involved with the work of the Eagleton Institute of Politics, both directly and through its various centers and programs. Most internships are unpaid, but Rutgers students may be able to receive credit, depending on the position. Credit for students from other institutions is also possible, subject to the home school's rules.

Eagleton Institute of Politics

Program internships and other opportunities
Student interns can earn credit for their work with Eagleton's projects. Volunteers and workstudy students also assist Eagleton in its work.
For more information, contact Sarah Kozak at sarah.kozak@rutgers.edu.


Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP)

Research internships
Student interns can earn academic credit for their work in CAWP's research and information services areas. Interns help collect data on the numbers and location of women in public office and assist in research projects on women in Congress and on policy issues.

Interested students can complete the internship application form available here. For more information, contact Gilda Morales at gmm@rci.rutgers.edu.

Program internships and other opportunites
There is occasional need for student interns to work on many of CAWP's programs, assisting with the planning and implementation of conferences for young women interested in politics and work with women public officials. Volunteers and workstudy students also assist CAWP in its work, helping out with clerical tasks, assisting in data collection, and conducting web-based research on women and politics.

Interested students can complete the internship application form available here. For more information, contact Kathy Kleeman at kleeman@rci.rutgers.edu.