The Close Up Foundation (a non-partisan, non-profit civic-education organization in Washington, DC) is looking to hire recent college graduates with a strong interest in education, public policy, and government to serve as program instructors. Applications will be accepted now through the end of the school year. This is a great opportunity for young people to explore and get to know what DC is all about, especially if they are considering a career in politics or education!
Bachelor’s degree (preferably in political science, history, education, social science or related field)
Passion for working with diverse students, grades 6-12.
Interest in current public policy issues, history, politics, government and experiential education
Capable of keeping up with the intensity of the program schedule, hopping on and off buses throughout the day, preparing and leading daily program components, and coordinating the movement of a large group of students on all program activities in the Washington, D.C. area and other program locations
Paid 3 weeks of training and on-going professional development
Medical, dental and life insurance
Opportunities to network on Capitol Hill and with other D.C.-based organizations
Meals provided on all programs
Potential to travel outside the D.C. area including Philadelphia, Williamsburg, New York City, Florida, and Texas