Internships & Jobs

Internship Opportunities
 
AFT Connecticut’s political, legislative, community engagement, and communications departments offer internship opportunities with academic credit and work experience for students enrolled in a two- or four-year college or university. Participants support the state federation’s legislative, political, and organizing agendas and their efforts have a meaningful impact on affiliated union members as well as their workplaces and communities.
 
For the Summer 2018 semester, the communications department will seek candidates for AFT Connecticut’s internship program. The position will be based out of the state federation’s Rocky Hill headquarters and approximately two months in duration.
 
Click here to send e-mail to our communications coordinator regarding internship opportunities.
 
AFT additionally offers internship opportunities in the research department at our national union headquarters in Washington, DC. 
 
Click here to access information for candidates interested in applying for an AFT Research Internship.

Employment Opportunities
 
AFT Connecticut will post notices of job openings as they are available. Positions qualifying for union representation will include contractual wage scales, healthcare and retirement benefits set by collective bargaining agreement.
 
AFT Connecticut is an equal opportunity employer and all are encouraged to apply.
 
Notice — March 28, 2018
AFT Connecticut is seeking an Organizer in Rocky Hill, CT. 
 
Qualified candidates are required to have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social or Professional Studies and 24 months of experience as a Labor Organizer with demonstrated experience in the following: 
  • Identify and develop new organizing targets and respond efficiently to organizing leads.
  • Conduct strategic research on organizing targets. 
  • Plan, write, and carry-out comprehensive organizing plans. 
  • Conduct meetings with workers. House calling and phone banking. 
  • Write strategic communications materials. 
  • Recruit workers for organizing committees. 
  • Train member organizers, committee members, and worksite leaders. 
  • Assist with issues-based organizing campaigns, contract campaigns, political mobilizations, and community engagement plans. 
  • Ability to work long and irregular hours, including evenings and weekends. 
Must use own car for work travel. Valid driver license, vehicle registration, insurance and working car required. 
 
Mail resume and cover letter to:
AFT Connecticut, 35 Marshall Road, Rocky Hill, CT 06067