The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, UFCW (RWDSU)

Electoral Intern

Statewide - New York

Paid Internships

The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, UFCW (RWDSU) seeks summer interns to support the work of its Political Department. RWDSU represents over 45,000 members in the New York area and 100,000 members nationally, who work in various industries, including but not limited to food and non-food retail, manufacturing, warehousing, food processing, home care and car wash. RWDSU political interns will support the union’s legislative and electoral work and will work closely with both the Political Director and Director of Policy.


  • Support our national electoral operations on, Statewide, municipal local and citywide elections
  • Support member engagement: education, mail, phone and ID program
  • Assist with turnout operations and logistics for election day
  • Perform administrative and clerical duties as needed


  • Available to work at least 35 hours per week
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Strong communication skills with ability to talk to strangers with ease
  • Understanding and connection to low wage workers
  • A team player yet able to work independently

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to: Jessica Garcia Jgarcia@rwdsu.org.

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