2020 CEEP FELLOWS APPLICATION
What is the Campus Election Engagement Project?
Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) is a national non-partisan project that helps America’s colleges and universities get as many of their 20 million students as possible to register, volunteer in campaigns, educate themselves, and turn out at the polls. We teach administrators, faculty, staff, and student leaders to use their institutional resources to engage students.
Position: Institutional Fellow
Overview: Fellows will lead their campus with voter registration, voter education, and voter engagement events leading up to the 2020 elections. Fellows should use the CEEP assessment to develop and implement a plan on their campus on how administrators, faculty, staff and student leaders can help register and engage students in the election process. Ultimately forming a team type approach for their school. Fellows will receive orientation, training support and guidance from CEEP. This position is for the spring 2020 collegiate semester, with the potential of extending through fall 2020.
Selection Process: Fellows must currently be enrolled in courses. They will be selected by campus advisors and confirmed by CEEP staff.
Terms of Service: January 20, 2020 – May 22, 2020
Semester Hours: 100 hours
Description: CEEP fellows will organize various election engagement events on campus, while building leadership skills with other fellows and organizations both at the state and national levels. Through this fellowship you will work to institutionalize voter engagement efforts, leaving a lasting legacy for students to come. Nonpartisan engagement contributes skills that look good on a resume and are applicable to all job fields.
Specific things to expect:
- Schedule biweekly CEEP check-in calls with CEEP State Director or National Fellowship Director to troubleshoot campus plan and provide additional support;
- Collaborate and partner with student organizations, campus administrators, and faculty to organize voter registration, voter education, and voter engagement efforts on your campus;
- Plan and complete at least 4 – 8 election engagement deliverables documented in the activity tracker;
- Compose and submit an end of semester report summarizing activities and accomplishments.
- Currently enrolled students with a positive and friendly attitude;
- A commitment to educating peers about the importance of voter registration and becoming an informed voter;
- Self-starters who take initiative to develop and implement their work plans;
- Not presently serving in a fellowship role for another partisan or nonpartisan organization;
- Flexible with time commitments and interest for voter registration/voter education;
- Willingness to participate in initial orientation/training, and maintain regular contact with CEEP staff.
Spring Fellowship Timeline:
- Jan 20 – Contract Starts
- Jan 20 – Training #1 4:00 – 5:00 PM EDT
- Feb 7 – Applications Close
- Feb 10 – Makeup training #1 5:00 – 6:00 PM EDT
- Feb 12 – Training #2 4-5 PM EDT
- Feb 20 – Makeup training #2 5:00 – 6:00 PM EDT
- March 9 – Training #3 4:00 – 5:00 PM EDT
- March 19 – Makeup training #3 5:00 – 6:00 PM EDT
- March 30 – Paperwork Deadline
- April 22 – Professional Development Opportunity (OPTIONAL) 4:00 – 5:00 PM EDT
- May 15 – Final Reports Due
- May 22 – Contract Ends
- May 29 – Pay Day