Civic Programs & Election Intern

  • Unit C - #387
  • Intern

Company Description

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. |  |

Job Description

"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


Seeking civic programs and election interns with a passion for Politics, the Political Process, Public Service, Social Media and Virtual Organizations; who have a strong vision to participate, as part of a team and under strict supervision, in reaching out to the Main VOMI Membership Body and help them elect officers of the VOMI Global Think Tank and Advisory Board;  and who can bring creative ideas to the civic programs and election team and help implement them.  Will report to the Executive Committee and Membership Subcommittee of the VOMI Global Think Tank and Advisory Board.    Will also participate in working behind the scenes in order to assist "non-USA" think-tank advisory board members running as "political" candidates in local elections worldwide.  Such activities may include the building of social communities,  crafting of messaging, brand and reaching out to voters and influencers in a 100% virtual environment.  

You will have an excellent opportunity to do a little bit of everything in order to help cultivate your strengths and promote your creative ideas. Assignments will be tailored to your strengths and personal interests and may include one or more of the following: 1) assist with events (candidate debates, etc.) and research; 2) research and write your take on board agendas or on hot ticket issues and government policies in your local area; 3)  interview board candidates and politicians; 4) social media production work on a subject, including video production, podcasting, etc.;  5) participate in brainstorming sessions with other team members for new ideas and election topics; and 6) provide support around our efforts to identify pro-virtual organization supporters. 

May also have an opportunity to participate as speaker at global web-media-conferences based on overall background and qualifications.   May also be involved, under strict supervision and depending on the length of the internship, 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 meetings; and assisting in drafting 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 each 30-day period.  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 90 days of internship will receive a $250 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, [  ]  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.     

To Apply:

For immediate consideration, submit your resume to Vern Evans, Chief Talent Officer, at [email protected] or online.


Qualification Requirements: 

You must be an undergraduate in your 3rd or final year, or a graduate student majoring in Political Science or a related discipline.  A strong commitment to politics, the political process, public service, social justice,  social media and virtual organizations is a must Prior election experience is a plus but not required.  Ability to work effectively and in harmony with colleagues from diverse cultures and professional backgrounds is a must. 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 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.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Virtual Organization Management Institute
16161 Ventura Blvd
Encino, CA 91436
United States

skype: VOMI.HR