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Communications & Government Affairs Intern

Washington DC

The Alliance for Retired Americans is seeking a bright, energetic intern to work in our Communications and Government and Political Affairs Departments during the summer. The Alliance works with retired activists around the country to organize grassroots activism around a progressive political and economic agenda. Interning for the organization is a great way to gain exposure to the exciting world of politics, communications, and field work as well as the labor movement. Interns' responsibilities include:

Communications - Compile press clips and track coverage for references to retiree issues - Develop social media postings - Write media advisories for state events - Create press lists - Write for newsletter & web site and post new material - Review web site for possible changes - Work with field staff around the country to implement field plans

Government and Political Affairs - Prepare materials related to 2018 elections - Attend Congressional hearings of relevance to the organization - Work with Alliance members in key Congressional districts on recess activities - Research/update data for fact sheets and web site - Respond to Alliance members' inquiries - Work with coalition partners to further organization's objectives - Attend progressive coalition meetings with/on behalf of department staff - Assist with candidate endorsement process


An opportunity to educate seniors about 2018 congressional election issues.

How To Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to David Blank at

Posted May 9, 2018

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