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Fellowship Program

Entry Level Position

Stand up to powerful interests including Wall Street lobbyists and pharmaceutical companies, as you work to win concrete results for consumers. Learn to make the case for reform through targeted research, coalition building, outreach to citizen activists and the media and direct lobbying of decision-makers.

Campus Organizer

Entry Level Position

Tap into student idealism and energy and help student volunteers and activists turn their concerns into effective action. Campus organizers recruit and train volunteers, teach an internship class on activism skills, build relationships with faculty and administrators, hold events with decision-makers, and generate the grassroots support it takes to win campaigns.

Design Associate for Public Interest GRFX

Entry Level Position

Public Interest GRFX is the communications team for the Public Interest Network, a nationwide network of nonprofit groups dedicated to bringing people together in the fight for a healthier planet and a government that works for all Americans. To build people power, we need to reach the public. And to do that, we need to tell our story in a way that connects with people—visually, emotionally, intellectually—and motivates them to join the fight for a better world.

That'll be your job. As a designer, you'll be in charge of design, artwork, layout and more for a number of organizations within the Public Interest Network.

Philadelphia, PA

Writing Associate for Public Interest GRFX

Entry Level Position

Do you believe the power of story, image and design can help organize a better world?

Global warming. Fracking. Politics corrupted by billionaires and Super PACs.

It's no secret: As a society, we've got some major challenges in front of us.

So how we do handle them? How do we set about addressing the biggest problems of our time and organizing a better world?

By mobilizing hundreds of thousands of people at the grassroots to take action.

Boston, MA

Litigation Attorney - National Environmental Law Center

Experienced

Working on behalf of local, state, and national citizen and environmental organizations, NELC files enforcement actions against some of the nation's worst polluters. NELC attorneys obtain court orders stopping illegal pollution and secure significant penalties against violators of environmental laws. Penalty monies are often directed to local environmental projects in and around affected areas.

Boston, MA

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Summer Jobs

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Are you ready to help build the grassroots power it takes to stand up to special interests and give the public a voice? For years, U.S. PIRG Jobs & Opportunities has won real victories to protect our democracy, our health and safety, and our financial wellbeing. Yet we still face enormous challenges, from a flood of big money in our democracy, to hidden genetically modified ingredients in the food we eat. That’s why we’ve partnered with the Fund for the Public Interest, to help us bring together thousands of like-minded students and activists to work on campaigns to win real progress for the public. 

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Litigation Attorney - National Environmental Law Center

Experienced

Working on behalf of local, state, and national citizen and environmental organizations, NELC files enforcement actions against some of the nation's worst polluters. NELC attorneys obtain court orders stopping illegal pollution and secure significant penalties against violators of environmental laws. Penalty monies are often directed to local environmental projects in and around affected areas.

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Public Interest Network Training Center Director

Experienced
10+ years

Effective activists aren’t born, they’re trained. The Public Interest Network trains hundreds of professional and volunteer results-oriented activists every year; we train in the craft of organizing and advocacy. We're looking for a Training Center director who can help us perfect our model, promote our training program throughout the larger public interest and progressive communities, and expand the program in the years to come.

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Fellowship Program

Entry Level Position

Stand up to powerful interests including Wall Street lobbyists and pharmaceutical companies, as you work to win concrete results for consumers. Learn to make the case for reform through targeted research, coalition building, outreach to citizen activists and the media and direct lobbying of decision-makers.

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Campus Organizer

Entry Level Position

Tap into student idealism and energy and help student volunteers and activists turn their concerns into effective action. Campus organizers recruit and train volunteers, teach an internship class on activism skills, build relationships with faculty and administrators, hold events with decision-makers, and generate the grassroots support it takes to win campaigns.

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Design Associate for Public Interest GRFX

Entry Level Position

Public Interest GRFX is the communications team for the Public Interest Network, a nationwide network of nonprofit groups dedicated to bringing people together in the fight for a healthier planet and a government that works for all Americans. To build people power, we need to reach the public. And to do that, we need to tell our story in a way that connects with people—visually, emotionally, intellectually—and motivates them to join the fight for a better world.

That'll be your job. As a designer, you'll be in charge of design, artwork, layout and more for a number of organizations within the Public Interest Network.

> Keep Reading
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Writing Associate for Public Interest GRFX

Entry Level Position

Do you believe the power of story, image and design can help organize a better world?

Global warming. Fracking. Politics corrupted by billionaires and Super PACs.

It's no secret: As a society, we've got some major challenges in front of us.

So how we do handle them? How do we set about addressing the biggest problems of our time and organizing a better world?

By mobilizing hundreds of thousands of people at the grassroots to take action.

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Administrator, Public Interest Network -- Legal Department

Entry Level Position
0-2 years

The Network’s in-house legal department works to enable member groups to meet their organizational and programmatic goals and to ensure that the ways in which these organizations conduct their business are legally sound. We are looking for a smart, driven, and detail-oriented individual to join this team as the department’s Administrator.

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If you are ready to dig in and start solving the problems that confront our country, consider a job with U.S. PIRG, the federation of state PIRGs.

Open Positions

You can solve real problems that affect the lives of thousands, sometimes millions of people. Find out more about our open positions.