Speak For The Public Interest with New Mexico PIRG
Every day, whether it’s in Washington, D.C., a state capitol, or a corporate boardroom, someone is making a decision that will affect all of us — it could be about our health, our safety, or our democracy.
Special interest groups spend billions of dollars to influence these decisions. Someone needs to speak for the public interest. As a New Mexico PIRG Fellow, that’s what you’ll do.
What It Means To Be A Fellow
As a fellow with New Mexico PIRG, you won’t just sit behind a desk. You’ll be out in the real world, helping us call on policymakers to invest in 21st century transportation options for New Mexico residents. You’ll help launch a public health campaign to reduce the overuse of antibiotics in the food industry. Whether it’s recruiting new groups to join a coalition, speaking in a town hall to win a new endorsement, organizing a news event or rally, or meeting with an editorial board, you’ll help New Mexico PIRG do what it takes to get results.
This is a two-year program, expressly designed to prepare future leaders with New Mexico PIRG. We look for smarts, leadership experience, top-notch written and verbal skills, and an eagerness to learn. We value experience organizing, including building campus groups.
Pay & Benefits
The target annual compensation for this position is $26,500 in the first year. New Mexico PIRG offers a competitive benefits package. We also offer an excellent training program and opportunities for advancement. To learn more visit jobs.uspirg.org.
Locations & Start Date
Albuquerque, NM. We accept applications on a rolling basis. Positions start in August 2018.
Please fill out an online application.
Are you ready to speak for the public interest?
U.S. PIRG is part of The Public Interest Network—a group of organizations that share a vision of a better future, a set of core values, and a strategic approach to getting things done. Visit publicinterestnetwork.org to learn more.
U.S. PIRG is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy or veteran status.
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