To learn more about the internship program, go to www.StudentsFirst.org/Internship
Interested candidates are asked to submit an application online that includes the following:
Single page cover letter
Writing Sample (500-750 words)
Writing sample should be from previous academic or professional work. The sample can cover any subject matter as long as you feel that it is a high-quality representation of your writing skills.
StudentsFirst attracts applicants with distinctive backgrounds and accomplishments and is committed to building and maintaining a team whose voices reflect the many communities with a stake in public education. For this position, the following factors will strengthen an applicant’s candidacy:
Strong academic record
Experience or interest in education reform
Political and/or campaign experience
Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and project management skills
Passion for student, parent and community engagement
Desire and flexibility to be part of a highly dynamic start-up organization
Commitment to the StudentsFirst mission
StudentsFirst’s Leading Change Academy is designed for leaders who are currently undergraduates, graduate students or post-graduates.
Undergraduates. StudentsFirst is looking for top undergraduate students across all disciplines.
Graduate Students . StudentsFirst is looking for top graduate students from a variety of professional disciplines, including: business, organizational management, public policy, law and education policy.
Postgraduates. StudentsFirst is looking for postgraduate candidates admitted to fellowship programs, recent graduates seeking an internship in the semester or quarter directly following graduation and teachers seeking a professional development opportunity in summers between academic years.
The summer 2013 internship session runs June 10 through August 16. The hourly requirement for the summer internship session is 40 hours per week.
Priority Deadline: February 4
Final Deadline: March 29
Priority: February 22
Final: April 19
Semester Start Date
For application questions, email Lauren @ StudentsFirst.org
Click on the "Apply" button below and upload your resume, cover letter, and other attachments in the next page as prompted.
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