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Fall 2014 Outreach and Events – Eagleton Institute Public Programs
Eagleton seeks a volunteer intern to assist in planning and promoting the Institute's public lecture series featuring nationally known politicians, pundits, journalists, and academics. Student will also provide assistance with outreach and social media. Possible projects include graphic design, writing, event planning and preparation, research, material distribution, and chalking.

Applicants should have strong communication, computer, and creative skills as well as a high level of attention to detail. 10-15 hours per week. Commitment through Spring 2014 desired but not required. This is a 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 Internship, Eagleton Institute of Politics
Rutgers' Eagleton Institute of Politics explores state and national politics through research, education, and public service, linking the study of politics with its day-to-day practice. The Institute focuses attention on how the American political system works, how it changes, and how it might work better.

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

Responsibilities:

  • Design event flyers
  • Design social media graphics
  • Design 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:
5-15 hours per week depending on student availability. Flexible schedule. Remote work possible. Start ASAP.

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

Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling Job Opportunities
Are you interested in politics? Do you want to learn more about public opinion, polling, and survey research? Do you want a hands-on experience with real world politics in New Jersey? The Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling, home of the Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, once again has internship opportunities available for the upcoming Spring 2014 semester.

Part of the Eagleton Institute of Politics, the Eagleton Center for Public Interest Polling (ECPIP) manages the Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, which was established in 1971 as one of the nation's first university-based statewide public opinion polls. The Center also undertakes other survey research in the public interest and designs opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to learn how to read, analyze, design and administer polls.

Positions are available in the following categories (detailed descriptions at link for each position):

 
Filled for Fall 2014; check back for Spring 2015 ECPIP opportunities.
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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.