MPA Job listinternship

Sandi Parkes sandi.parkes at csbs.utah.edu
Thu May 8 10:27:13 MDT 2003


Internship with Utah Progressive Network, UPNet
Fall/Winter 2003

Position description:
Coordinating UPNet’s legislative work prior to and during the 2004
legislative session. The intern will be expected to work part-time
developing fact sheets on pending legislation, working with member
groups to identify legislative priorities and strategy, developing a
phone tree with members, and working with the Director to prepare for
the session.

Requirements:
Commitment to progressive social justice issues
Car or reliable transportation
Ability to work independently and willingness to take the initiative
Curious about public policy, grassroots organizing, and non-profit
strategy
Good writing and communication skills

Opportunities for the intern:
Learn about the legislative process
Learn the legal and ethical limits of political involvement for
non-profit agencies
Develop contacts throughout the progressive and non-profit communities
Gain insight into political strategy
Learn about social justice issues

Compensation:
$9.00 per hour
20 hours per week; hours are flexible
Internship dates are flexible. The legislative session runs from
mid-January through the end of February.

Contact:
Lorna D. Vogt
Director
Email is preferred: ldvogt at upnet.org
PO Box 521391
SLC, UT 84152
801-466-0955 ext 100













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