Wednesday, September 13, 2006

Congressional Campaign: Intern Needed Now

This came yesterday from the office of Darcy Burner for Congress. One of our students, Sam H Kussin-Shoptaw '09, is already working for them. Sam says that "the internship is going great! Its a bit of a time commitment, but I really enjoy my candidate. The office there is very well run and all of the regular volunteers have been mentioning it non-stop....So its pretty exciting and the work is fun if you're interested in seeing how campaigns are run."

It sounds like an invaluable experience.

Here are the details:

Darcy Burner is a Progressive Democrat running against Republican Congressman Dave Reichert in the 8th Congressional District. This race is top-tier and nationally targeted, ranked as one of the most winnable Republican seats in the House of Representatives by the DCCC. We are seeking interns immediately for the remaining 56 days.

Position: Field Intern

Interns will assist field organizers working in targeted legislative districts throughout King and Pierce Counties. They will assist in organizing and mobilizing constituents in the 8th district with the objective of turning the district blue in '06. Interns will assist in organizing grassroots activities such as phone banking and canvassing, as well as planning and attending community and campaign events and fundraisers. Internships are unpaid, but do offer college credit.


Sound communication
Motivational skills
Good work ethic
A desire for political change

Interns must be highly motivated, driven, and willing to work directly in the field.

This internship is located in Auburn, with opportunities available for work in Tacoma.

To Apply Please Send a Resume to: or call (253) 735-0713.