Position: Maryland Governor’s Campaign Intern
Position Description: Gansler for Maryland is looking for individuals interested in learning about, engaging in, and making a difference in the civic process. This is a great way to get in on the ground floor for anyone interested in a career in government, politics, or law as well as those who want to improve their leadership and work experience skills.
Interns will participate in a curriculum consisting of policy issues, effective canvassing and voter outreach strategies, and campaign statistics. They will work closely with the statewide staff and participate in weekly briefings on the campaign as well as current events in Maryland politics.
Doug Gansler is the current Maryland Attorney General and a former President of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG). Prior to becoming Attorney General he was Montgomery County State’s Attorney – most well known for his prosecution of the beltway sniper. Called a rising star of the National Democratic Party, Doug Gansler chaired President Obama’s campaign in Maryland in 2008 and was the first statewide elected official to support and champion marriage equality. Since taking office in 2006, Attorney General Gansler has distinguished himself by prosecuting polluters of the Chesapeake Bay, protecting consumers from various forms of fraud, and safeguarding the public from gangs, violent crime, and the underbelly of the Internet.
Responsibilities: As an intern, you will work in a variety of ways to assist the campaign. Interns will be responsible for reaching out to voters and engaging them in the political process, recruiting and running teams of volunteers, helping with major events throughout the state, and assisting with fundraising, press, and social media.
Location: 1300 Spring St. Suite 210, Silver Spring, MD 20910
• Self-motivated and hard working
• Have a sense of humor
• Team oriented
• Experience with Microsoft Excel (preferred)
To Apply: Submit a resume to John Dillon at firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line, “your name, your school: Summer Internship”