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AMP is run by youth, for youth. Rockstar youth like you lead all of our work, from creating campaigns to launching social media. And we’re looking for the best and brightest to lead this community in 2017-18! Is that you? Read on!

Our team members are confident communicators; enthusiastic about leadership development, social change, and advocacy; passionate about global issues facing our generation; and dedicated to collaboration with fellow team-members.

All team members receive ongoing training and support. We are a hands-on network: team members build real, marketable skills (no photocopying here!). They also benefit from working with an inspired community of young global leaders committed to securing youth engagement around global challenges.

To apply for a position with AMP, send your resume and a statement on why you’re interested to opportunities@aidemocracy.org. Please include the name of the position you’re applying for in the email subject line.

Open Positions:

    1. Marketing and Outreach Intern
    2. Social Media Intern
    3. Student Mobilization Intern
    4. Global Education / Curriculum Intern

 

MARKETING AND OUTREACH INTERN:

AMP Global Youth was founded by students eager to take action around global issues. Through training programs and campaigns, we amplify the voice and power of global youth. Students lead much of our work, and we’re looking for the best and brightest in 2018-19! Is that you? Read on!

The Marketing and Outreach Intern takes charge of a wide range of essential tasks that keep our community running smoothly, including identifying outreach channels, creating promotional content, refining our brand assets, and tracking promotional efforts. This is an exciting opportunity for anyone interested in marketing, social media and brand management.

Responsibilities include:

  1. MARKETING: Helping get the word out about all-things AMP: our community, our work, and ways to get involved. This will involve developing and tracking strategies and content, for example social media ads.
  2. OUTREACH: Leading efforts to identify and connect to students, schools, departments and experts with an interest in our work. Relationships underpin all of our efforts, and we are always trying to build our community.
  3. BRAND MANAGEMENT: Supporting the refinement and promotion of our brand, including helping update brand visuals and graphics, our website, and our social media properties.

Our programs are growing quickly, and the Marketing and Outreach intern will have the opportunity to play an essential hands-on role making sure we do an exceptional job in presenting, connecting and building our brand and programs.

AMP Interns are confident communicators; enthusiastic about leadership development, social change, and advocacy; passionate about global issues facing our generation; and dedicated to collaboration with fellow team-members. Successful applicant is a strong writer, comfortable creating graphics using tools like Canva, and comfortable with databases and spreadsheets. We can / will teach applicant how to use these tools. We are a virtual organization, so interns must be self-starters and reliable too.

Benefits of working with AMP:

All team members receive ongoing training and support. We are a hands-on network: team members build real, marketable skills (no photocopying here!). They also benefit from working with an inspired community of young global leaders committed to securing youth engagement around global challenges.

Interns work 8 hours/week for a minimum of 12 weeks. We are a virtual community, so intern will work virtually using their own computer. Interns are required to join weekly team calls, at times agreed upon by the entire team early in the semester.

How to apply:

Send your resume and a statement on why you’re interested in this position to opportunities@aidemocracy.org. Resumes accepted on a rolling basis, until the position is filled.

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SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN

AMP Global Youth was founded by students eager to take action around global issues. Through training programs and campaigns, we amplify the voice and power of global youth. Students lead much of our work, and we’re looking for the best and brightest in 2018! Is that you? Read on!

The Social Media Intern plays a key role maintaining and building our presence online, in particular through our Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat profiles. This is a great opportunity to learn how to manage social media for a fast-growing organization, from creating to managing to tracking content.

Responsibilities include:

  1. CONTENT CREATION: Using our existing content calendar as a guide, develop engaging, shareable content covering our programs, issues and community. This might range from creating graphics, to sharing resources, to developing quick videos.
  2. INTERACTING WITH OUR COMMUNITY: Engaging with our partners and followers across our social media platforms,  through following, commenting on, and sharing content.
  3. PROMOTING AMP CONTENT: Grow our following across all tools through not only shareable content, but also boosted / paid content and ads.  

Our programs are growing quickly, and the Social Media intern will have the opportunity to play an essential hands-on role making sure we do an exceptional job presenting, connecting and building our brand and programs.

AMP Interns are confident communicators; enthusiastic about leadership development, social change, and advocacy; passionate about global issues facing our generation; and dedicated to collaboration with fellow team-members. Successful applicant is a strong writer, and comfortable creating graphics using tools like Canva. We can / will teach applicant how to use these tools. We are a virtual organization, so interns must be self-starters and reliable too.

Benefits of working with AMP:

All team members receive ongoing training and support. We are a hands-on network: team members build real, marketable skills (no photocopying here!). They also benefit from working with an inspired community of young global leaders committed to securing youth engagement around global challenges.

Interns work 8 hours/week for a minimum of 12 weeks. We are a virtual community, so intern will work virtually using their own computer. Interns are required to join weekly team calls, at times agreed upon by the entire team early in the semester.

How to apply:

Send your resume and a statement on why you’re interested in this position to opportunities@aidemocracy.org. Resumes accepted on a rolling basis, until the position is filled.

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STUDENT MOBILIZATION INTERN

AMP Global Youth was founded by students eager to take action around global issues. Through training programs and campaigns, we amplify the voice and power of global youth. Students lead much of our work, and we’re looking for the best and brightest in 2018! Is that you? Read on!

The Student Mobilization Intern supports AMP actions and campaigns around global issues including food justice, diversity, immigration, climate change, interfaith understanding, and more. The Intern works as part of a broader team, leading and releasing content around monthly themes. This is a great opportunity to learn how to create and execute engaging, meaningful campaigns, and basics for mobilizing people to take action. And refine the basics of drafting and tracking actions.

Responsibilities include:

  1. DEVELOPING STRATEGY and ACTIONS: Working with the broader team, identify monthly actions to promote to our network based on our monthly themes. Actions will range from advocacy (for example, contacting a decision maker), to community (for example mobilizing your school or club to do something) to personal (for example, personal pledges or challenges). This will include everything from writing petition language, to developing kits to mail to student clubs.  
  2. PROMOTING CAMPAIGNS across social media, and to our broad youth network.
  3. ENGAGING STUDENTS and campuses across the country to take action, for example through email and social media.

Successful applicant should be a strong writer and creative thinker. AMP Interns are confident communicators; enthusiastic about leadership development, social change, and advocacy; passionate about global issues facing our generation; and dedicated to collaboration with fellow team-members. We’ll provide support and training on the tools and skills you’ll need to succeed. We are a virtual organization, so interns must be self-starters and reliable too.

Benefits of working with AMP:

All team members receive ongoing training and support. We are a hands-on network: team members build real, marketable skills (no photocopying here!). They also benefit from working with an inspired community of young global leaders committed to securing youth engagement around global challenges.

Interns work 8 hours/week for a minimum of 12 weeks. We are a virtual community, so intern will work virtually using their own computer. Interns are required to join weekly team calls, at times agreed upon by the entire team early in the semester.

How to apply:

Send your resume and a statement on why you’re interested in this position to opportunities@aidemocracy.org. Resumes accepted on a rolling basis, until the position is filled.

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GLOBAL EDUCATION / CURRICULUM INTERN

AMP Global Youth was founded by students eager to take action around global issues. Through training programs and campaigns, we amplify the voice and power of global youth. Students lead much of our work, and we’re looking for the best and brightest in 2018! Is that you? Read on!

The Global Education / Curriculum Intern provides essential support to AMP training programs, in particular Global Scholar and Global Leader. The Intern will help refine existing content around topics like leadership and team building, and research / draft new content on new elements we’re launching in 2018. This is a great opportunity for someone with an interest in social change and education.

Responsibilities include:

  1. CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT: Help expand existing curriculum components and build new lessons. This might involve researching / drafting new training activities, group projects, or readings. We prioritize learning through activities like simulations and group work, and Intern will be asked to think creatively about methods to helping participants understand concepts and retain information.  
  2. RESEARCH: The Intern will also help research thinking and approaches around new curriculum components, for example on topics like cultivating empathy.  This will involve scanning periodicals, journals, media and other sources for interesting content and approaches, under the guidance of program staff.
  3. TRAINING PROGRAM SUPPORT: Intern will support testing and refinement of new curriculum components, which this spring will in part through our virtual Helping us pull off great on-the-ground and virtual training events, including Global Scholar and other training workshops.

AMP Interns are confident communicators; enthusiastic about leadership development, social change, and advocacy; passionate about global issues facing our generation; and dedicated to collaboration with fellow team-members. Successful applicant is a strong writer, and comfortable with finding and summarizing content and texts. We can / will teach applicant how to use these tools. We are a virtual organization, so interns must be self-starters and reliable too.

Benefits of working with AMP:

All team members receive ongoing training and support. We are a hands-on network: team members build real, marketable skills (no photocopying here!). They also benefit from working with an inspired community of young global leaders committed to securing youth engagement around global challenges.

Interns work 8 hours/week for a minimum of 12 weeks. We are a virtual community, so intern will work virtually using their own computer. Interns are required to join weekly team calls, at times agreed upon by the entire team early in the semester.

How to apply:

Send your resume and a statement on why you’re interested in this position to opportunities@aidemocracy.org. Resumes accepted on a rolling basis, until the position is filled.

 

 

 

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