Fields: labor, progressive, politics, media, film
About the Organization: CWA represents 700,000 workers in private and public sector employment in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. We are part of the Democracy Initiative, a broad group of progressive organizations who are fighting for economic justice and democracy by seeking to limit corporate money in politics, advance voting rights, and reform Senate rules.
About the Position: The CWA Political Department of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) is seeking a creative, independent, passionate, and punctual Political Digital Media Intern. This intern will assist in creating digital components for campaign programs for CWA, a labor union representing roughly 700,000 workers in telecommunications, printing and news media, public service, healthcare, and other industries. As an intern, you will also learn to analyze key political issues and articulate solutions to the pressing problems of the day with digital media. There will also be room for the intern to have creative freedom over their own projects while keeping on-message with the department’s objectives. Above all, we hope that our interns will learn that firm ideology and activism in the democratic process yields real, meaningful (and potentially revolutionary) results for working people.
Special Requirements/Qualifications: The Digital Media Intern should be someone who is interested in gaining hands-on experience in graphic design, motion graphics, videography/filming, video editing, and social media.
- Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite; PhotoShop, Illustrator, Indesign, and Premiere, and a basic knowledge HTML and CSS.
- An eagerness to learn, detail-oriented and reliable, excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment.
- Commitment to progressive politics and being generally awesome and able to work well with awesome people.
Estimated Salary: $15/hr (up to 40-hours per week)
Deadline: Not given
Communications Workers of America