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Internship Details

About Internship:

NextElection is a new platform for democracy. As we build tools for all stakeholders in democracy, NextElection bridges the gap between citizens, journalists, experts and leaders, making it easier for them to connect while pushing for impact.

This particular internship focusses on media and content on the platform in terms of issues, political leaders and parties and tracking updates, and working on other elements in policy and political journalism that may be of interest to citizens, and the reader.

Apart from an internship opportunity to learn on the job at with the requisite freedom to pitch ideas and pursue them, the internship also provides a chance to make a policy impact and help shape the level and direction of civic engagement in India.

Roles and Responsibilities:

1. Track Parl and political updates around the country
2. Research and write explainers on the governance structures, ministries, policy, bills etc
3. Outreach to citizen leaders and issue champions across the country
4. Conduct online surveys using the platform to understand the policy preferences and desires of citizens in different parts of the country
5. Work on innovative content and approaches to raising citizen awareness and to attract citizen and leader attention  to driven engagement and impact.

Perks:

1. Work from anywhere, we are a virtual collaborative team around the world
2. Build your by-line and profile with us. We provide the latest publishing tools with options to write reports, conduct surveys, experiment with other forms of content to further empower the journalist in you.
3. Build your profile as a pioneer in the field of online citizen engagement.
4. Work with a diverse and experienced team while learning about other facets at a fast-moving startup along with others.
5. The freedom to pitch and pursue content ideas that put citizens (readers) at the core.  
6. A letter of recommendation, based on the tenure and quality of work.
7. Possibility of a long-term paid internship or job offer.

No. of Positions

4

Application Deadline

Apply by: 15th Dec `19

Stipend

Rs. 1000-4000

About Company

NextElection is a global platform currently live in India and the US and would be expanding to the UK next. It is an operating system for democracy and governance from the central level down to local municipality. It is the first social media platform completely designed and crafted out of India and has been designed grounds up to solve the issues plaguing the current generation of social media which are value extractive rather than value additive in nature. 

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