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

Legislative Research Intern

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.


  • Perform research on issues of legislative priority to the union
  • Help draft policy and position papers for use in city and state legislative campaigns
  • Maintain and update data on new retail development in NYC
  • Perform administrative and clerical duties as needed


  • Available to work at least 35 hours per week
  • Interest in public policy and labor issues
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Strong writing and analytical skills
  • 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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