Public Policy Intern
- Unit C - #387
ABOUT VOMI: Virtual Organization Management Institute is the world's leading and only 100% virtual global educational institute, think tank, professional association, certification and accreditation provider, and conference producer strictly focused on the modern virtual organization management discipline founded and pioneered by its founder since 1997. http://www.virtualorganizationinstitute.com | http://vomi.eventbrite.com
"A Virtual Organization is an organization which strictly uses all of the following: a virtual workspace, a virtual workforce, and virtual organization management best practices, policies and procedures for operating in a 100% virtual environment."
by Prof. Pierre Coupet of Virtual Organization Management Institute
Will support the Public Policy Committee of VOMI Global Think Tank and Advisory Board, the global virtual organization management advocacy arm of the board whose mandate is to mobilize activists worldwide in order to fight for public policies that reflect the realities of the new Virtual Organization World; to champion new laws and constitutional protections and civil rights for a global virtual workforce as well as the overhaul or removal of antiquated labor laws which impede progress and innovation in a virtual environment; and to promote strong, vibrant and democratic virtual organization institutions worldwide.
Your activities will include 1) legislative and policy research, 2) legislative tracking, 3) media research, 4) drafting letters to the White House and the US Congress as well as to other similar institutions worldwide, 5) assisting in various lobbying efforts, 6) administrative support, and 7) participation in board meetings with domestic and foreign officials and dignitaries, hearings, briefings, press conferences, coalition meetings, and other internal and external events. Will also be involved, under strict supervision, in planning and/or attending Board meetings; learning and using parliamentary procedures based on Robert's Rules of Order; recording and transcribing minutes of board meeting; and helping draft Board resolutions.
This is a 30-Day UNPAID Global-Virtual Internship, with a possibility of being extended for up to a maximum period of 90 days based on your initial performance during the first 30 days. Our internship program is Year-Round and is open to all applicants worldwide who meet our strict requirements. All selected interns who have successfully completed the maximum total of 90 days of internship will receive a $500 stipend for tuition and education expenses subject to meeting all other stipend award requirements.
Internship Highlights: This virtual organization internship is part of a global educational residency training program at our newly formed VOMI Global Think Tank & Advisory Board, [ http://shortlinks.virtualorganizationinstitute.com/zurhf ] effectively making you a pro tem member of the board; gives you a unique and invaluable opportunity to interact directly with the chairman of the think tank-advisory board and founder of the modern virtual organization management discipline and other significant players in the field, as well as a front row seat at the forefront of the latest virtual organization management developments at VOMI.
For immediate consideration, submit your resume along with a cover letter, 3 references with email address, and a writing sample to Vern Evans, Chief Talent Officer, at [email protected] or online.
You must be a Master or Ph.D. in Public Policy Program student or a Public Policy undergraduate student in your final year. Must have a min 3.00 GPA in your major or equivalent; a 3.5 GPA is preferred. Admission is limited only to students who will receive course credit for the internship, however, a waiver of this requirement due to extenuating circumstances may be considered on a case-by-case basis. As well, we require the following:
• Above all else, an Oustanding WORK ETHIC!
• Willingness and ability to operate and manage, under strict supervision, in a strictly 100% virtual organization environment
• Excellent written and oral communication, research, and writing skills
• Highly disciplined, focused, and extraordinary ability to adapt and thrive in a virtual organization
• Must be totally self-sufficient in a 100% virtual environment
• Proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications
• Fluency in English required, additional language proficiencies (French, Chinese, etc.) are a plus
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Virtual Organization Management Institute
16161 Ventura Blvd
Encino, CA 91436