Fellows

In a joint partnership with Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP), Minnesota Campus Compact and CEEP are seeking out students at higher educational institutions across the state of Minnesota to serve as Election Engagement Fellows.

Position Title: CEEP Fellow

Overview: Fellows will lead their campus with voter registration, voter education, and voter engagement leading up to the November 8th election. Fellows will develop and implement a plan on their campus regarding how administrators, faculty, staff, and student leaders can help register and engage students in the election process. Fellows will receive orientation, training support, and guidance.

Selection Process: Fellows must be currently enrolled college students and will be selected by campus leadership and confirmed by CEEP staff.

Terms of Service: August – Dec. 1, 2018

Total Payment: $1000 Stipend

Hours Per Week: Approximately 10-20 hours per week (minimum of 10)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in CEEP orientation and online training session;
  • Participate in bi-weekly CEEP conference calls to develop and refine work plan and collaborate with other Fellows;
  • Schedule weekly CEEP check-in calls with CEEP State Manager to trouble shoot campus plan and provide additional support;
  • Maintain weekly contact with your campus-based supervisor to review progress and plans;
  • Update the CEEP Activity Log Sheet documenting: including number of students reached, activities completed, and to the extent possible number of voter registrations secured;
  • Complete at least 10 hours a week and submit a weekly hour log to CEEP State Manager for the duration of the Fellowship;
  • Collaborate and partner with student organizations, campus administrators, and faculty to organize voter registration, voter education, and voter engagement efforts on your campus;
  • Compose and submit a post-election report summarizing activities and accomplishments.

Requirements:

  • A positive and friendly attitude
  • An interest for grassroots organizing and voter registration/voter education;
  • A currently enrolled student;
  • A commitment to educating peers about the importance of registering to vote and becoming an informed voter;
  • A willingness to collaborate with your campus partners and CEEP staff;
  • A self-starter who takes initiative to develop and implement their work plan;
  • Flexible with time commitments and able to put in an average of at least 10 hours a week through November;
  • Willingness to participate in initial orientation/training, maintain weekly contact with CEEP, and participate in bi-weekly Fellows conference call with CEEP staff