Communication Workers of America Local 7000

Sponsor Organization

Communication Workers of America

Description

CWA offers you flexible hours, diversity of assignments, development and mentoring by experienced union leaders, and administrative assistance training including database management, assisting in the creation and revision of publications designed to educate and communicate with CWA members and public officials. Includes interaction with Public Safety Chain of Command and observing daily activities in each department. Unpaid internship.

  • Preparation for Civil Service/grievance committee hearings
  • Involvement in Internal Affair cases & investigations
  • Attend meetings with City Manager, Directors & elected officials
  • Use your computer skills to create newsletters, websites, and flyers

Internship Available

  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring

Deadlines

30 days before start of term

Internship Description: Unpaid

  • You are expected to attend local meetings with union leaders
  • Learn about labor issues
  • Assist in the organizing process

Purpose of the internship

  • To gain experience with city budget planning, contract negotiations, and emerging local and national political issues
  • These experiences will prepare you for your future in the public sector world
  • Interning for CWA means that you will be on the frontline fighting for workers’ rights and fighting injustice
  • Interns assist in meeting with both the employers and the union members

Agency preferred qualifications

  • Senior
  • computer skills
  • flexible hours

How to apply

Contact Linda Hatfeild, President CWA 7000, 520-323-7000, linda@cwa7000.org