CPL New Leaders Internship 2011
|Sponsor:||Center for Progressive Leadership|
|Application Deadline:||Mar 07, 2011|
CPL’s New Leaders Internship Program brings young people from underrepresented communities across the country with a demonstrated passion for progressive change to Washington D.C. every summer for paid, on-the-job experience in a top progressive organization, leadership training, coaching, networking and community building.
CPL's New Leaders Internship Program is a ten-week summer program in Washington, D.C. for young people from underrepresented communities across the country with a demonstrated passion for progressive change.
Each CPL New Leader is matched with a paid internship in a leading progressive organization in DC, including policy and research work, advocacy, organizing, media relations, and on-line communications.
CPL New Leaders also participate in orientation and closing workshops, weekly trainings, coaching, and a variety of networking events, conferences and other opportunities.
A Paid Internship at a Leading Progressive Organization
CPL places each New Leader into a full-time, paid internship at a leading progressive organization. The CPL New Leaders Program is designed to help you have the most interesting and rewarding experience possible. Specific intern responsibilities vary according to the needs of our partner organizations; however, all include substantive work such as conducting research, coordinating events, managing databases, covering congressional hearings, fundraising, participating in direct services or writing for newsletters or other publications.
Who Should Apply
Young leaders who are interested in getting paid, on-the-job experience interning in a top progressive organization during the summer of 2011. CPL will also be looking for individuals who:
- Express a personal commitment to progressive change
- Have demonstrated leadership experience
- Are committed and open to personal growth
- Have received their high school diploma or its equivalent by the start of the program in June 2011
- Would not be able to come to DC for an unpaid internship
The application for the 2011 DC New Leaders Internship is now open. The early decision deadline to apply is February 7th, 2011 and the regular decision deadline is March 7th, 2011.