Annie U

 

Do you believe that elected leaders should be reflective of those they represent?  Do you have a passion for including more women and underrepresented Texans in politics? If so, you could be a great addition to Annie U’s next class of interns.

Annie’s List is now accepting applications for paid Fall 2018 internships based in Austin. Please email a one page resume and cover letter explaining your interest in Annie’s List and your preferred department to Ana Harris at [email protected] The deadline to apply is Friday, July 27th by 5:00 PM CST. We are specifically recruiting rising Juniors and Seniors, but encourage all years to apply.

Annie’s List offers paid learning opportunities* for young leaders enrolled in college through our Annie U internship program. Each semester we interview and hire college students who are interested in the political process and creating better government to support our team. Annie U graduates have gone on to attend Annie’s List Campaign School, work on campaigns of our endorsed candidates around the state, join the Annie’s List staff, and hold key positions in the Texas Capitol. We require that interns work at least 10 hours per week.

We have four great options for plugging in and learning to match areas of college study and interests: political, communications, development and programs.

Communication Department:  learn how a political organization builds a following and its brand, provides marketing support to fundraising and events.

  • Assist in tracking press relevant to Annie’s List candidates and issues
  • Media monitoring for mentions of Annie’s List media mentions and social media listening
  • Draft copy for social media content, emails, press releases and website
  • Help with tasks for other departments as needed

Program Department: learn what it takes to recruit and train candidates for future office.

  • Assist in recruiting attendees for candidate trainings
  • Help identify strategic training locations and local partners
  • Plan and lead training logistics for day-of execution
  • Help with tasks for other departments as needed

Development (fundraising): learn how to generate funds for a political organization.

  • Assist in the planning and execution of events that generate hundreds of thousands of dollars
  • Conduct donor research to identify potential sources of major gifts
  • Learn software pertinent to progressive campaigns (NGP & VAN)
  • Help with tasks for other departments as needed

Political Department: learn how Annie’s List delivers meaningful support to candidates and their staff.

  • Conduct political research 
  • Learn how Annie’s List identifies potential candidates
  • Learn software pertinent to progressive campaigns (NGP & VAN)
  • Help with tasks for other departments as needed

Here’s what makes a great Annie U intern candidate:

  • Strong interest in promoting women to political power
  • Familiarity with Google Drive and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexible schedules

* If needed, our staff can work with students to gain course credit.