We Need Interns Too!

 
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We’re looking For Driven, innovative, and solution-oriented people.

Interested in making Congress more inclusive and effective? Passionate about empowering the next generation of public servants?

Check out our current opportunities below!

Communications Intern

Overall Job Purpose: 

The Communications intern is responsible for coordinating and executing College to Congress’ social media strategy, working across key social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. This role offers the intern a total immersion into a busy digital not for profit organization. This role will be instrumental in increasing our social media presence and gaining visibility for our brand among sponsors, students, and potential donors. 

Reports To: 

Communications Associate 

Key Duties and Expectations: 

Social Media Community Management 

  1.  Assist with streamlining company social media accounts (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and other social media platforms), ensuring uniform content and tone of voice for landing pages, graphics, and other elements within the communities.

  2.  Increase the number of followers we have on Twitter by following and engaging with potential clients and candidates. 

  3.  Monitoring and replying to Tweets from candidates and clients Posting Tweets on a daily basis (both job- and industry-related); and using tools like TweetDeck to plan forward-looking Tweets over weekends and holidays Posting updates to C2C Instagram account

  4. Posting updates to the College to Congress Facebook account Build Facebook ‘likes’ by approaching potential clients and candidates through other social media channels and email marketing campaigns. 

  5. Work with directors to implement other channel-specific campaigns (e.g. uploading photos to Flickr, videos to Instagram, etc)

  6. Edit, cut and produce high-quality videos used as promotional materials.  

Coordinating and Distributing Content 

  1. Scheduling and coordinating a weekly brainstorming meeting with College to Congress internal social media team to establish content ideas for the month ahead, and to plan for a monthly social media, editorial, marketing and blogging calendar. 

  2. Maintain a monthly social media and blogging calendar, and ensure that everyone is meeting their deadlines. 

  3. Liaising with Communications Associate to push new blog posts through the calendar. 

  4. Using tools such as Webflow, Technorati and Twitgroups, identify and monitor key industry bloggers, trade journalists and twitter influencers. Flagging and aggregating interesting content to re-tweet and post on the Cogs Agency blog. Use tools such as wefollow and technorati to also identify influencers. 

  5. Help to create one piece of video content per month and post on Instagram. 

Operations

The Fall Social Media Intern is required to work less than or equal to 15 hours a week.

Apply

Send resume and cover letter to: info@collegetocongress.org


Program Intern

Overall Job Purpose: 

College to Congress is on a mission to create a more inclusive and effective Congress by empowering the next generation of public servants. Through our comprehensive program, we seek to build a democracy that is truly reflective of the people that it serves.

The Program Fellow is responsible for coordinating and executing College to Congress’ operations strategy to achieve this mission, working across operations, programming, and fundraising sectors. This role offers the fellow a total immersion into a startup, nonprofit organization. This role will be instrumental in increasing our organization’s impact in Congress.

Reports To: 

Program Director

Key Duties and Expectations: 

Program Support

  1. Work with the Program Director to plan, organize: building congressional relationships; advising congress on internship and staffing; execute day-to-day programming

  2. Attend, schedule, and lead meetings on the Hill

  3. Engage in outreach to Host Committees (Congressional Champions)

  4. Create presentations, documents, infographics, and reports as necessary using Google Suite and/or Canva

  5. Assist with various projects as they arise 

Qualifications: 

  • An energetic and enthusiastic person who can succeed in a fast-paced, startup nonprofit environment

  • Proficiency with Canva and Microsoft Excel / Google Sheets highly valued

  • Ability to succeed while working either independently or in collaborative settings

  • Ability to meet deadlines, manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously, and provide effective follow-up with staff

  • Problem-solving, analytical, communication, and organizational skills

  • Dependability, accuracy, and attention to detail

  • DC based students only.

Apply

Send resume and cover letter to: program@collegetocongress.org