The Mayors Innovation Project is hiring

We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team and help provide high-quality policy and program information to cities across the country.  The Mayors Innovation Project is a learning network for American mayors committed to high road policy and governance: shared prosperity, environmental sustainability, and efficient democratic government. We provide clear, useful information on policies and programs for local governments and create high-quality peer learning experiences for local leaders. This person will work on a wide range of issues and connect with elected leaders and local government staff in a number of ways. We are a project of COWS, based at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

The successful applicant will be a strong writer, and be able to communicate with a broad range of audiences. They will be very organized, and have the capacity to learn quickly. Background in policy, especially local policy, is desired by not required. Some travel is required. This position is based in Madison WI and will start as soon as possible.

The full listing is posted here. Please apply before July 3rd to ensure consideration.

Summer Jobs with the Fund for the Public Interest

The Fund for the Public Interest is currently hiring students to join their summer campaign staff in Madison. Students will get the opportunity to gain first-hand experience in grassroots organizing and learn valuable communication skills, while earning $4,500-$6,500. You will also have the opportunity to participate in a variety of campaign actions including running media events, phone banking, and writing editorials to help the Fund for the Public Interest generate visibility for the campaign and influence decision makers.

Students will get the chance to work on environmental campaigns like protecting the Great Lakes from federal environmental rollbacks and public interest issues like working to protect the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

 Apply here.

Impact Hiring Full-Time Workers

Impact, an organization that is part of The Public Interest Network, is looking to hire their next class of organizers. Organizers will be on the ground in 25 states and on college campuses to mobilize businesses, faith leaders and citizens to demonstrate the commitment to climate change, and transitioning to a sustainable, renewable energy economy.

Impact is looking for any graduates who are still searching for full-time work and are passionate about protecting the environment. You can learn more about Impact’s full-time positions on their website.

Poverty Studies Internship

This is an academic year position starting fall 2017. Interns will work ~10 hours/week on a self-made schedule and are paid $10/hour.

The Poverty Studies Internship is a collaboration between the Morgridge Center for Public Service and the Institute for Research on Poverty to produce accessible information and materials for the main purpose of educating undergraduate students on issues pertaining to poverty in the United States. The Poverty Studies Intern will achieve this objective by reviewing recent poverty-related research, consulting with researchers, and creating a series of fact sheets based on what they learned.

The deadline to apply is June 4, 2017. More information here: http://morgridge.wisc.edu/about-jobs

Mayors Innovation Project is Hiring

The Mayors Innovation Project is seeking an individual to join their team and help provide high quality policy and program information to cities across the country.  The Mayors Innovation Project is a learning network for American mayors committed to high road policy and governance: shared prosperity, environmental sustainability, and efficient democratic government. They provide clear, useful information on policies and programs for local governments and create high-quality peer learning experiences for local leaders.

This position is based in Madison WI and will start as soon as possible. The full listing is posted here.

To ensure consideration, please apply by June 2nd, 2017.

Marsy’s Law Position

Marsy’s Law for Wisconsin is a grassroots movement working with a broad coalition of Wisconsinites seeking to secure equal rights for victims of crime and is seeking field staff positions. Field Staff with Marsy’s Law will work to engage and educate voters in Wisconsin about issues regarding the passage of the Marsy’s Law constitutional amendment for crime victim rights.

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