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Opportunities with the Center for Civic Engagement

Below is a listing of the current opportunities available with Binghamton University’s Center for Civic Engagement. Please check back as new opportunities often become available throughout the year. The easiest way to stay informed is to sign up for CCE’s Campus & Community Connections e-newsletter and by liking us on Facebook.

About the Center for Civic Engagement

The Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) serves as the hub for coordinating community engagement and service learning at Binghamton University. CCE works with communities within and beyond campus to support the attainment of academic, personal, and professional growth through civic engagement to develop active and engaged citizens. For more information on CCE, see our About page, or on Facebook and Twitter.


Elections Program Development Internship

Summer 2015 - PAID

The Broome County Board of Elections (BOE) and the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) are working partners with the shared mission of engaging more young adults in the political process. Both are looking for a talented and motivated intern to develop an initiative supporting this shared mission. The intern is expected to design a new political engagement initiative involving local high schools. Supervision and guidance will be provided by both the BOE and the CCE.

Intern areas of responsibility will include:

  • Seeking successful examples of similar programs elsewhere
  • Identifying program components
  • Adjusting components to fit the needs and assets of Broome County
  • Planning for the implementation and assessment of the proposed program
  • Developing a timeline of tasks to be accomplished
  • Creating the end product of a program proposal

The successful intern will learn new skills and knowledge regarding strategies for political engagement and program design.

How to Apply:
Submit your resume; cover letter discussing your interest, availability and experience; and either a concise writing sample on any topic (200-250 words), a video, or a graphic arts portfolio to: sean@broomevotes.com

The selection process begins immediately and will continue until 4/22/2015. Finalists may be interviewed by the Board of Elections.

For More Information:
Elections Program Development Internship


Graduate Assistantship – Youth Engagement Service Programs Assistant

2015-16 academic year

The GA will help coordinate student outreach and provide support for major events, such as the Showcase of Community Opportunities, the CHOW Walk, the Global Service Fair, and days of service. This person will be the primary point person and coordinator of the CCE activities, programs, and initiatives that engage our students with area K-12 public schools. In addition, as an innovative office, new initiatives are launched each semester at CCE, many conceived and developed by the GAs. All members of the CCE team participate in brainstorming, planning and support for each new activity or event.

Job Requirements:
Flexibility, reliability, and strong time management skills are essential. Work will include daily, weekly, and longer term assignments that must be accomplished by the deadlines. GAs must be able to work within current priorities and able to adjust as new directions are introduced. The GAs play an important role in overseeing and contributing to CCE's strong virtual presence. GAs may expect a wide variety of experiences within a professional office setting, opportunities to propose and implement new ideas, a reasonable workload, good communication and frequent feedback about job performance.

Candidates must be accepted into a Binghamton University graduate program for the 2015-2016 academic year and hold a Bachelor's degree. 

This assistantship includes a salary stipend for the 2015-16 academic year of $9,400, paid biweekly. Twenty hours of work per week is expected.

How to Apply:
Persons interested should submit the general application found on the Student Affairs website, resume, letter of interest summarizing qualifications and relevant experience, 1-3 page writing sample (part of a paper is fine), reference names and contact information for three individuals to Dr. Allison Alden at cce@binghamton.edu by Friday, April 17.

For questions specifically related to this position, email Dr. Alden at cce@binghamton.edu.

For more information:
Graduate Assistantship – Youth Engagement Service Programs Assistant


Program Management--Elections Program Development Internship

Fall 2015 - PAID or CREDIT

The Broome County Board of Elections (BOE) and the Binghamton Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) are working as partners with the shared mission of engaging more young adults in the political process. We are looking for a talented and motivated intern to implement an initiative supporting this shared mission. The intern is expected to carry out a new political engagement initiative involving local high schools. Supervision and guidance will be provided by both the BOE and the CCE.

Intern areas of responsibility will include:

  • Contacting potential partners
  • Implementation of program
  • Revision of program based on need and outcomes
  • Evaluation and assessment of degrees of success
  • End product will be program implementation and outcomes report

The successful intern will learn new skills and knowledge regarding strategies for political engagement and program design.

How to Apply:

Submit your resume; cover letter discussing your interest, availability and experience; and either a concise writing sample (200-250 words), a video, or a graphic arts portfolio to sean@broomevotes.com In subject line: "Board of Elections Internship"

The selection process begins immediately and will continue until 5/8/2015. Finalists may be interviewed by the Board of Elections.

For More Information:

Program Management--Elections Program Development Internship


 

Last Updated: 3/30/15