Career Corner

Current Opportunities

Obama Foundation – Development Assistant

Obama Foundation – Stewardship and Events Assistant

Obama Foundation – Regional Deputy Development Director

Congressional Hispanic Caucus – BOLD PAC’s Internship Program
Are you looking for an opportunity to break into politics? Want to establish lasting connections and gain campaign experience? Would you like to work with Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus? CHC BOLD PAC’s Internship Program is designed to give individuals substantial exposure to politics on a national level by helping to build and grow the political arm of the Democratic Hispanic Members in the House and Senate.

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and three references to Esteban Tapetillo at by 5:00 pm EST on Monday, May 1st, 2017. Applications submitted after this time will not be accepted.

Let America Vote – Summer Internship
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Hilltop Public Solutions – Associate on State Education Policy Projects & Campaigns
The associate will handle multiple projects at any given time for different clients in the education policy space, with a specific focus on K-12 standards and assessments. Ideal candidates will be motivated, responsible self-starters with strong writing and organizational skills and a detail-oriented approach. To apply, please send a resume to Sofia Fernandez Gold at by May 1, 2017.

Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester – Summer Internship
We have open summer internship positions in the Washington, DC office of Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester of Delaware from May-September. Although all internships in all offices are unpaid, students gain invaluable work experience. The hours are flexible but generally run 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.when Congress is in session, and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. when not in session. You can submit your application at

Congressional Black Caucus – Communications Internship
The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) is looking for one full-time or two part-time press interns who can assist in executing an aggressive communications strategy. The ideal candidate will report to the CBC Communications Director and support day-to-day operations through the summer.

Candidates must be undergraduate or graduate students and must be able to work out of the DC office located on Capitol Hill. Candidates must have strong writing skills, including familiarity with Associated Press Style, an interest in new and old media strategies as well as public policy, and be available to start right away. Design, photography, and video editing experience is a plus.

Please send a resume, writing sample, and, if applicable, design, photography, and social media samples, CBC Communications Director. Please note that this internship is unpaid and no commuter benefits will be given. However, if selected applicants are eligible for college credit, the CBC is more than happy to accommodate. The application deadline is Friday, April 14.

Communications Associate – Copernicus
Copernicus is a venture-backed geospatial data company focused on Africa and other emerging markets. Our proprietary database is the world’s best source of granular, subnational data on African consumers. Our clients include investors, Fortune 500 companies, development agencies, governments, and development finance institutions. We’re looking for a new colleague to help us tell our story.

We will expect you to:
– Produce excellent content for blogs, articles, proposals, pitches, and the website
– Maintain a schedule for creating and publishing content
– Edit written and visual content and give useful guidance to colleagues
– Manage and expand our web and social media presence
– Learn to be the ‘face’ of Copernicus at priority events
– Potentially be available for domestic or international travel
– Do whatever else it takes to build the brand and grow the business

Dataminr transforms real-time data from Twitter and other public sources into actionable alerts, identifying the most relevant information in real-time for clients in Finance, the Public Sector, News, Corporate Security, and Crisis Management. Dataminr has pioneered a groundbreaking technology that identifies, classifies, and determines the significance of real-time information and delivers relevant alerts and verification analytics through high-value applications.

We are currently hiring for a number of open internships and full-time positions. We are seeking undergraduate and graduate students who have a passion for breaking news and current events, especially those specializing in Arabic, Russian, Japanese and other critical languages. We’re looking for candidates who are excited about joining a growing start up at the intersection of technology and news. For more information please email: or Sarah Amos (SFS ’13)

Communications & Marketing Seasonal Associate – 270 Strategies
The summer communications Seasonal Associate will work closely with 270 staff to learn about everything that goes into winning campaigns–from best practices for engaging and empowering communities, to the integration of online tools in grassroots organizing, to effective communications and the power of analytics. The ideal candidate is a highly-motivated individual with a strong desire to learn and a shared commitment to 270 Strategies’ mission.

If you are an employer and interested in sharing an opportunity with GU Politics, please reach out to Kayla Auletto, Program Coordinator, at

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