For College Students & Recent Grads

Unite America offers two distinct opportunities for college students and recent graduates looking to launch their careers. Our associate program is based in Denver, CO and allows you to work hands on with our staff. Our campus director program puts you in charge of bringing the movement to your university community!

Internships

Unite America is looking for talented, game-changing problem solvers from around the country to join our team in one of five available roles.

Our spring associate program will run from January through May and our summer program will run from May to September. The program will be based in Denver, Colorado but can be organized remotely at your college or university. We are hiring both full-time and part-time applicants, and stipends may be available for qualified candidates who can work in our Denver office. To apply, please submit a resume and short writing sample as PDFs to tyler@uniteamerica.org with the associate position you are applying for in the subject line.

Minimum Qualifications for all positions:

  • Hard-working
  • Enthusiastic
  • Detail oriented
  • Resourceful
  • Creative and outside-the-box thinking
  • Willingness to inject new ideas, not just execute old ones
  • A strong desire to transform a broken political system 

In your application, please indicate which of the following role(s) you are most interested in.

Below are some of the day to day activities our current associates are performing:

Finance Associate

Managed by our incoming Outreach and Fundraising Manager

  • Identifying potential donors who may be interested in investing in our growing movement
  • Researching existing and prospective donors, including their giving history, interests, and potential
  • Providing administrative and logistical support for fundraising events all across the country

Social Media Associate

Managed by our Field and Digital Manager, Dominick Scafidi 

  • Drafting daily content for all social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)
  • Engaging volunteer digital ambassadors to create amplify our message & those of our endorsed candidates
  • Designing digital content, including photos, videos, press releases and/or reports

Political Associate

Managed by our Deputy Director, Tyler Fisher

  • Identifying and evaluating potential independent candidates and target districts
  • Researching state or municipal policy issues; producing memos to staff members & interested parties
  • Contacting organization supporters & volunteers to mobilize support for independent candidates

Grassroots Associate

Managed by our Field and Digital Manager, Dominick Scafidi 

  • Coordinating our United Leader program and empowering new volunteers to join our movement
  • Training volunteers to canvass and make phone calls to endorsed candidates
  • Encouraging movement supporters to engage as founding members and volunteers

Web Development Associate

Managed by our Digital Director, Blake Wright

  • Managing our backend website infrastructure
  • Adding, editing and analyzing performance of individual webpages
  • Streamlining backend processing of new supporters, volunteers, donors and candidates



CAMPUS DIRECTOR

Unite America seeks highly motivated college students to bring the independent movement to their University as Campus Directors. Unite America aims to strategically elect independent candidates to office who can break through political gridlock and serve as a voice for all those in the sensible center –– not as a traditional third party, but as America’s first Unparty.

Campus Directors help grow the Unite America movement by organizing supporters and volunteers at their college or university. College independents contribute to the national organization by recruiting independent candidates, phone banking, door-knocking and much more. Campus Directors are responsible for building the Unite America brand on campus and host events with community leaders and partners.

Campus Director positions will run the entire 2018 - 2019 school year and can be organized on any college or university campus. Some travel opportunities may arise. To apply, please submit a resume and short writing sample or cover letter as PDFs to lexi@uniteamerica.org with the university you attend in the subject line.

Minimum Qualifications for all positions:

  • Hard-working

  • Enthusiastic

  • Detail orientated

  • Resourceful

  • Creative and outside-the-box thinking

  • Willingness to inject new ideas, not just execute old ones

  • A strong desire to transform a broken political system

Essential responsibilities may include:

  • Promoting Unite America’s mission on campus // developing an online brand & presence

  • Recruiting supporters and volunteers who are invested in the movement

  • Hosting educational events and programs with campus and community leaders

  • Support national efforts to recruit independent candidates by phone banking, door knocking, & fundraising

  • Seek reforms to university governance and/or municipality laws