Monday, 19 March 2007

SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION HIRING PUBLIC POLICY/RESEARCH INTERNS

Job Title: Public Policy/Research Interns (paid)

Organization: Service Employees International Union

Region: Greater Toronto Area

Description: Are you looking for a fast-paced, hands-on internship? Are
you trying to understand how to help unions build power in today’s
changing corporate environment?The Service Employees International union
is looking for research and policy interns for Summer 2007 (May-September)
to work with our National office to help develop strategic corporate
campaigns to help organize childcare workers and cleaners across
Canada.SEIU is the fastest-growing union in North America, with 1.8
million members in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. SEIU
members are winning better wages, health care, and more secure jobs for
our communities, while uniting their strength with their counterparts
around the world to help ensure that workers, not just corporations and
CEOs, benefit from today's global economy. Interns for Summer 2007 will
have a unique opportunity to learn first-hand about the SEIU’s ground
breaking organizing strategies and help advance important campaigns. A
workplan for each internship will be
developed based on the intern’s experience and interest. Qualifications
include:• Excellent written and oral communications skills; • Excellent MS
Office skills (Excel and Access); • Interest in community and labor
organizing; • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced office, under
deadlines.Willing to develop internship for course credit. 20+ hours per
week are desired. SEIU is an equal opportunity employer.

*Applications will
be accepted on a rolling basis, with preference given to applicants who
are able to begin immediately. If interested, please email or fax a cover
letter, resume, brief writing sample, school transcripts and contact
information for two references to:

Contact: Maya Bhullar
Phone: 416-201-2976
E-Mail: bhullarm@seiu.org
Website: http://www.seiu.org

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