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Fall 2024: DNC Civic Engagement & Voter Protection Internship

Democratic National Committee

Democratic National Committee

Washington, DC, USA · Remote
Posted on Sunday, June 23, 2024
Welcome to the DNC Internship Application! The DNC is accepting applications for our Fall 2024 Internship Program!
Interning at the DNC is a unique opportunity for hardworking, passionate future leaders to gain real life, hands-on experience in Democratic politics, strengthen their understanding of the political process, and prepare them for future political opportunities.
The program will run from Tuesday, September 3rd to Friday, November 15th, 2024, and will be conducted in a hybrid format. Interns who are based in the Washington D.C. area will have an opportunity to perform in-person work for the DNC at the Democratic National Headquarters and DNC events. You must be located in the United States to apply for this internship.
The DNC Internship Program provides a stipend of $3,300. Housing is not provided. During the upcoming term, interns are expected to work 20 hours per week.
The deadline for applications is Friday, August 2, 2024.
Department Summary:
The mission of the Civic Engagement and Voter Protection Department is to ensure every eligible voter can cast a ballot and have that ballot count. We focus on a year-round, long-term approach to expanding voting access, and combating voter suppression. This entails research on a variety of voting rights and election administration issues, organizing voter protection related programming and events, including state compliance with federal election laws, redistricting, and legal and legislative developments on the state and national level that affect the right to vote.

Internship Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Attend mandatory onboarding/offboarding sessions;
  • Conduct research;
  • Draft memos;
  • Organize events;
  • Assist the Civic Engagement & Voter Protection team with managing our year-round Voter Hotline;
  • Develop the Civic Engagement & Voter Protection team’s online and social media presence;
  • Manage our volunteer efforts;
  • Speak to voters nationwide through our year-round Voter Hotline.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicants must be 18 years of age on or before the first day of the internship and meet at least one of the following criteria:
  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at a college, community college, or university (two-to-four year institution). It is highly recommended that applicants complete at least one full term prior to submitting an application.
  • Graduated from an undergraduate or graduate program at a college, community college, or university (two-to-four year institution) no more than two years before the first day of the internship.
  • A veteran of the United States Armed Forces who possesses a high school diploma or its equivalent and has served on active duty, for any length of time, in the two years preceding the first day of the internship.
  • J.D. students are preferred but not required
  • Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
  • Commitment of 20 hours per week during the program
  • Physically present in the United States to participate in this internship program

Application Requirements:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Writing sample
  • Commitment of 20 hours per week during the program
Due to the volume of applications, we cannot review additional materials sent outside of the application form. All applicants must complete the application to be considered. To ensure you have the most recent information, we encourage you to read our FAQ page before reaching out with questions. If you have a specific question, please email us at internapp@dnc.org.