U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), Fellowship

Posted: 01/25/18 | SHARE:

Description:

Speak For The Public Interest:

Every day, whether it’s in Washington, D.C., a state capitol, or a corporate boardroom, someone is making 
a decision that will affect all of us -- it could be about our health, our safety, or our democracy.
Special interest groups spend billions of dollars to influence these decisions. Someone needs to speak for
the public interest. As a U.S. PIRG Fellow, that’s what you’ll do.

What It Means To Be A Fellow:
You won’t just sit behind a desk. You’ll be out in the real world, working on everything from reducing the
overuse of antibiotics in the food industry to defending consumer protections on Wall Street. You’ll be
recruiting new groups to join a coalition, speaking in a church basement or town hall to win a new
endorsement, organizing a news event or rally, meeting with an editorial board, or doing whatever else it
takes to get results.

 

Qualifications:

This is a two-year program, expressly designed to prepare future leaders with U.S. PIRG. We look for
smarts, leadership experience, top-notch written and verbal skills, and an eagerness to learn. We value
experience organizing, including building campus groups.

Additional Information:

Pay and Benefits:
The target annual compensation for this position is $26,000 in the first year. U.S. PIRG offers a
competitive benefits package. We also offer an excellent training program and opportunities for
advancement.

Locations and Start Dates:
We’re hiring for positions in Washington, D.C., Boston and Chicago. If you’re flexible, you can apply for
multiple locations. We accept applications on a rolling basis. Positions start in August 2018, or visit our
website to see immediate openings.

Are you ready to speak for the public interest?
U.S. PIRG is part of The Public Interest Network—a group of organizations that share a vision of a better
future, a set of core values, and a strategic approach to getting things done. Visit publicinterestnetwork.org
to learn more.

U.S. PIRG is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on
the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation,
gender identity or veteran status.

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