Monday, September 12, 2011 12th, 2011

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COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR - California Progressive Democrat is seeking an experienced Communications Director who will be responsible for planning and executing a proactive communications strategy. Candidates should be outstanding writers, creative, energetic, politically astute and able to work well in a fast-paced collaborative environment. Applicants need prior on-the-record experience, a strong history of drafting all forms of communications materials, and an ability to respond to challenging situations quickly and strategically. Responsibilities include serving as an on-the-record spokesperson, drafting press releases and advisories, op-eds, and talking points as well as maintaining an active online and new media profile. California ties, previous political and/or Capitol Hill experience is a plus. Qualified applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and two writing samples, including a press release to


Finance Internships- Arum Group LLC
The Arum Group, LLC is a Washington, DC based Democratic consulting firm specializing in political and non-profit fundraising, campaign training, and special events.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting in office administration, event planning, scheduling, and program execution. Interns will possess a professional demeanor, the ability to multi-task, and a high level of efficiency. Interns should be able to commit a minimum of 10 hours per week. Excellent verbal and written communications skills required. Must have basic computer and word processing skills (Windows, MS Office, including Word, Powerpoint, Excel, and Access). Call Time,, and NGP experience a plus. Interns will work directly with Principal of organization and will receive training on fundraising fundamentals. Currently, internships are unpaid but transportation stipends are negotiable. Office is conveniently located near Union Station metro. Please send cover letter and resume via email to

Public Relations Firm Seeks Intern

A DC-based strategic public relations firm is seeking an intern to assist with day-to-day administrative functions and as support for the client development and communications team. GVC offers a high demand environment that would provide excellent experience to anyone who wants a glimpse into the world of political, non-profit, and business PR. Strong writing skills a must and basic working knowledge of Microsoft programs and Constant Contact a plus. Please submit statement of interest and resume to No phone calls please

The American Silver Alert Coalition is seeking an unpaid intern for Fall 2011. The American Silver Alert Coalition is a network of senior citizen advocates seeking to pass state and federal legislation regarding Silver Alert, a program to help locate missing seniors. Interns will conduct legislative research, draft press releases and op-eds, and pitch news media on pending state and federal legislation. Prior Capitol Hill internship experience preferred. Strong social media skills required. This is an ideal opportunity for someone seeking a entry-level position on the Hill but needs more experience on their resume than flags, phones and tours. Send resume and cover letter to or visit

Internship with Protect Your Care

Protect Your Care, a Democratic-aligned campaign set up to defend last year’s health care reform law, is seeking a finance intern to work in its Washington, DC office.

Candidates should be recent college graduates or current undergraduates.
An ideal candidate will have a strong interest in politics. Working knowledge of campaign finance, health care issues and NGP software is a plus.

• Assist finance staff with donor research and call sheet production
• Maintain and update call lists and donor databases
• Provide administrative support and occasionally assist communications department

Start Date: September 12

To apply,

Please email resume, cover letter and writing sample to

Protect Your Care is a 501(c)4 organization that will create the political and media space for elected officials, industry leaders and community advocates to champion the Affordable Care Act and hold accountable those who seek to take those benefits away by repealing or defunding the law.
"Understand Your World better through Language and Career Enhancement "
Study a Foreign Language with MESALI -

See for
class listings.

Are you in the Washington, DC area looking for a quality, affordable
evening or daytime language program?

Welcome to MESALI, DC Internationals’ innovative new Middle East and
South Asia language institute. At MESALI, you can study a range of
Middle Eastern and South Asian languages — including Urdu,Arabic,
Dari/Persian, Pashto, Hindi, French, Kurdish, Berber, Hebrew,
Armenian, Amharic, Tigrinya, Sudanese dialect, and Turkish.
Our intensive ten-week standard courses are taught by some of the
finest professors in the area. We also offer private lessons, ESL,
preparation for the TOEFL examination and 60 hour intensive study for
those seeking more extensive and immediate language results.
Less expensive than any other DC language school, registration also
admits you for FREE to DC Internationals’ career development seminar
series and a host of cultural events. This semester we will feature
speakers from NPR and Politico. Register for "Indian Chef" to learn to
cook Indian food before you eat your work.

Fall classes begin the week of September 20. To register — and for
more information about the course syllabi and events — please visit or email for discounts.
Class size is small and limited, so enroll early to secure a seat.

Check out the intensive sixty-hour daytime and evening courses
starting September 20, designed especially for those deploying or who
need immediate comprehensive results.


Study Abroad In Morocco
DC Internationals Middle East South Asia Language Institute(MESALI) is
leading a study abroad during Fall 2011. The six and eight week
programs will occur in October through December, with possible
extentions. Students can choose to spend the Fall studying Modern
Standard Arabic, Moroccan dialect, and or French in the old-walled
city of Rabat; the beautiful Moroccan capital overlooking the Atlantic

To maximize linguistic exposure and avoid temptation to speak English with
American classmates, all students will live separately and will have
the exceptional experience of living with a Moroccan family, enabling
you to practice your language of choice with new adoptive family
members over cous-cous, Moroccan tea, or while watching Moroccan
television. The program will provide homecooked daily Moroccan meals,
including cous-cous, Tajeen, and beyond.

This Fall program will include optional travel excursions and
sight-seeing. Some possible experiences include:

--walking the cobble stone streets of the ancient cities of Fes and Meknes,

--Tasting the foods and loving the bazar of Jama Al-Fana in Marrakesh,

--Hiking with Berbers across the Middle Atlas mountains,

--Traveling across the Moroccan Sahara on camelback, or

--Participating in the Ganowin music festival of Aswara.

Classes are conducted in a Western formal classroom environment.
Instructors are at least tri-lingual, including , Modern Standard
Arabic, Moroccan dialect, French, and English. The school can
facilitate all language levels. The extensively experienced Moroccan
language trainers all have advanced degrees and have taught languages
for many years, and in some cases for decades.

For more information and or to enroll, please write Enroll early to secure a spot because space
is limited and all spots will fill up.

Ross Kaplan
DC Internationals
Middle East South Asia Language Institute President

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