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Op-Ed Writer Internship

 
 

Op-Ed Writer Internship

Do you have a passion for political activism and a flair for words? Are you looking to gain exposure as a writer and grow your writing resume?

Our Voice is committed to changing the political landscape by empowering others to run for office and become more active in politics.  Our Voice is a post-partisan movement, operating outside of political parties and uniting in an organized movement for change.

As an Op-Ed Writer for Our Voice, you would stay on top of current/relevant political issues and write compelling content for print publications, web and social media distribution.  Working with a Team Lead, you may:

  • Develop story ideas

  • Conduct research to obtain factual details and information

  • Write and edit content for publishing

  • Respond to comments/questions on your stories

  • Work closely with regional teams to create relevant content

  • Complete other duties as assigned

Desired Knowledge, Skills, Experience:

  • Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal

  • Experience writing for publication (newspapers, blogs, PR, etc.)

  • Strong interest in politics and progressive issues

  • Solid problem-solving and organizational skills

  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office suite, Google Documents

  • Ability to work independently and display initiative with minimum supervision

  • Open to all students, but preference for English, Journalism, Political Science majors

This internship position begins May 1st and ends August 31st, with possible extensions for those who excel. This is an unpaid Internship.

Please send resume and/or qualifications to:  info@ourvoiceinitiative.org or use our Online Sign Up Form.