Host Committee internships (Applications due February 20, 2012)
The UNC Charlotte 49er Democracy Experience Committee representatives will screen applicants and make nominations to the Charlotte in 2012 Host Committee for approximately 25 internships. The Host Committee will interview nominees and make the final selections.
The Charlotte in 2012 Host Committee is the group that is responsible for the hosting of the convention. They tell the story of the Charlotte region to the world, and engage a broad cross-section of the community around the events and raise the funds for the hosting of events. The Host Committee seeks interns in a variety of academic specializations, corresponding to the Host Committee's structure, including: Community Relations (PR, Business, Vendor Directory); Event Planning (Business, Hospitality); Finance (Fundraising, Accounting, Marketing); Communications (PR, Journalism), General office administration, technology, security, and logistics. Interns will help the Host Committee prepare the city to host delegates, media representatives, interest group advocates, and dignitaries from around the country and the world.
The Host Committee Internships are now filled.
Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) internships. (Applications due March 16, 2012)
The DNCC is the Washington, DC, arm of the Democratic National Committee that is responsible for holding the Convention to select the Democratic Party's nominee for president. Interns will help plan convention activities for state party delegations, Democratic party committees, and various organizations with whom the party will work during the convention (the media, international delegations, local Charlotte organizations, etc.)
The Democratic National Convention Committee Internships are now filled.
The Washington Center scholarships and internships for the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte and the Republican National Convention in Tamp. (August 11 -September 7. Applications due February 20, 2012)
10 scholarships for a 2-week course and fieldwork and several internships are available to help The Washington Center set-up and implement its seminar and fieldwork programming on the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte and the Republican National Convention in Tamp. (See details of The Washington Center's programming under "scholarships."). Interns will be performing a variety of duties in exchange for participation in a number of The Washington Center programming events. Duties may involve office setup and management, staffing programming events, assisting executive staff with program administration, and miscellaneous student support services.
The Washington Center Internships are now filled.