Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota

Unpaid, 6-10 hours per week

This internship provides an opportunity to shape public policy which affects individuals with barriers to employment and self-sufficiency. Will assist with strategic organizing, monitoring legislation and coordinating grassroots advocacy activity with program participants. The position will focus on the 2010 Minnesota Legislative Session (Feb – May) with a requirement of 6-10 hours per week. Specific duties may include writing policy briefs, creating issue updates for constituent visits, and coordinating advocacy and outreach efforts with program participants. This Internship will also assist with education outreach efforts regarding the 2010 Census and voter education/engagement.
Minimum requirements: Open to students who are currently seeking academic credit for a related internship. Looking for student pursuing a degree in political science, sociology, public policy or related field. Must be a self starter and have the ability to work independently. Previous experience with or knowledge of the legislative process and/or grassroots advocacy preferred.



For more information: Waldorf College is a four-year liberal arts college offering 20 bachelor degree programs in a variety of popular fields both residential and online. For over a century, Waldorf has provided a signature student experience through an engaging community of learning and faith. That community has now expanded beyond the campus through Waldorf’s distinct approach to online education. Waldorf’s academic programs combine a strong liberal arts base with applied learning. Co-curricular programs ranging from the second oldest a capella choir in the nation, to an outstanding theatre program, to highly competitive athletic teams, provide students with a wide range of opportunities for meaningful participation in personal development. Waldorf is committed to engaging its students in service and in bringing the world to its students through international student recruitment and study-abroad programs. Every student is challenged to excel in Waldorf’s community where students are treated with dignity and respect. The college has an attractive campus with 14 major buildings and excellent resources.