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Local 21 Internship Opportunity

Internship Opportunity

Professional & Technical Employees, Local 21 (IFPTE/AFL-CIO)represents 7000 highly trained professional and technical employees dedicated to local government service in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Under the direction of the Political and Policy Director, the intern will assist in:
• Briefing and updating Members on key policy and legislative issues.
• Organizing members for meetings with state and local elected officials to discuss pending budget issues or legislation.
• Facilitating member letter writing campaigns to elected officials.
• Recruiting members to attend and participate in local public hearings
• Conducting research on best practices in legislative and political work in other unions.
• Analyzing legislative and budget proposals.
• Drafting position letters, newsletter stories, and education materials.
• Attending union Chapter meetings, public hearings and other events.


High energy and comfortable working in a fast paced environment.
Attention to detail.
Interested in the labor movement and public policy.
Strong speaking and writing skills.
Committed to public service and the role of local government.
Committed to improving the lives of working families.
Computer literate.
Second language a plus.

For more information and to apply, please contact:

Rachel Richman, Policy and Political Director

Professional and Technical Engineers, Local 21

1182 Market St. San Francisco, CA  94102

415-864-2100 v  415-864-2100 f