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Current Opportunities

America Rising PAC – Fall Internship
America Rising is currently accepting applications for a Fall 2017 internship. America Rising interns will work side-by-side with political researchers and communicators experienced in presidential, congressional, gubernatorial and other campaigns. Interns will assist in compiling, organizing and archiving video, news reports, quotes, votes and original research on high priority races for the 2017-18 campaign cycle. Interns will see first-hand how opposition research enters the public discourse and impacts modern campaigns.

America Rising PAC – Media Analyst
America Rising Corp seeks a hard working individual to serve as a Media Analyst. Qualified candidates possess up to one year of relevant experience on Capitol Hill or political campaigns, in journalism or a law, lobbying, public relations, marketing or public affairs firm or trade association. Ideal candidates will possess strong reading comprehension and writing skills and be familiar with media cycles, campaign-style opposition research, and current political and policy issues.

Leadership Now Project – Fall Internship
The Leadership Now Project supports leaders who are committed to revamping politics and government to deliver, uniting rather than dividing our nation and restoring facts and science as the foundation of decision-making. We are members of the business
community who want to be part of the solution – bringing our expertise, networks and resources to advance our priorities. The Leadership Now Project provides its members a platform to learn, connect and play an active role in reinvigorating our democracy.

Immediate opening for unpaid Fall interns. This is a great opportunity for students interested in Congress and activism. If you are interested in applying or have questions, please contact Lexi at

Axios – Events Associate
We are looking for a hard-working, creative and entrepreneurial Events Associate to join our brand new media company! Are you excited by the opportunity to build something from the ground up? Are you motivated to be innovative and to challenge the old norms of events? Are you eager to be a part of a growing team from the very beginning, where your talents will have a major impact on the success of a company? Do you want to help throw award-winning events with leaders across politics, technology, business and more?

Media DC – Public Relations Manager
MediaDC is the publisher of The Weekly Standard, Washington Examiner, and Red Alert Politics. The Public Relations Manager will play a key role within the Communications Department developing brand awareness and securing national and local press for Washington Examiner, The Weekly Standard, and Red Alert Politics content, authors, events and products. He/she will coordinate and execute the strategy developed by the Communications Department and oversee ongoing PR efforts. Application deadline is August 24, 2017.

Team Ryan – Fall Internships
Team Ryan is looking for part-time or full-time interns for this Fall in their Finance and Political departments. Team Ryan is Speaker Paul Ryan’s political operation. Team Ryan is dedicated to supporting Republican Congressional Members and candidates across the country. Team Ryan promotes a message of pro-growth economic policies, and raises the resources necessary to defend and strengthen the Republican Majority in the U.S. House of Representatives. If you’re interested, please send your resume to Liz Divincentis at

Council on Foundations – Government Relations Intern
Support the Council’s Government Relations team on a variety of tasks intended to strengthen the Council’s role as a national public policy voice for philanthropy. The intern will work with the Public Policy team to provide leadership on behalf of the philanthropic sector to advance philanthropy as a core value, defend against legislative or regulatory efforts to weaken the sector, strengthen relationships between the philanthropic sector, government, and private business, and actively engage policymakers on the importance of philanthropy and its role in our society.

Voto Latino – Fall Internships
Open internships include: Design, Development, Digital Media, Field Campaigns, Finance, Fundraising & Business Development, and Operations. Apply online at

Running Start – Finance Assistant
Join Running Start’s dynamic team that has given 12,500+ young women the skills and inspiration they need to run and win in the past 11 years. In 2017 Running Start will train 2,500+ high school, college, and young professional women at 100+ trainings around the country. Responsible for all accounting functions, including: accounts payable and receivable, billing, Quickbooks entry and reconciliation, bank and investment reconciliation, cash flow management, creation of financial statements, and budgeting. Apply at then email a 1-page PDF resume to

Human Rights First – Internship, Antisemitism and Extremism
The intern will provide support to Human Rights First’s efforts to combat antisemitism and extremism in Europe, including research relating to specific countries – Greece, Hungary, France, Germany, and possibly others in Europe. The intern will also support our efforts by monitoring congressional action, the press, and international organizations and governments in relation to our goals and recommendations. The intern will assist with administrative duties as needed. There will also be opportunities for attending relevant events and writing blogs, drafting fact sheets, and helping with other communications efforts.

This program provides an excellent opportunity for the intern to improve his or her research, writing, and proofreading skills. The intern will gain knowledge of the human rights field, an understanding of antisemitism and extremism in Europe, and a familiarity with working in a non-profit business environment. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, but please apply no later than August 21.

Human Rights First – Internship, Foreign Policy
Research human rights situation overseas in particular countries of significance to US foreign policy. (Particular countries likely to include Poland, other Eastern European countries, countries of the former Soviet Union). Develop recommendations regarding ways US officials can communicate the importance of human rights and civil society support to foreign governments and to the public in foreign countries. Conduct research and develop recommendations on making links between lessons learned domestically in the US (for example, related to the use of torture and US criminal justice policy, or the need for narrowly-tailored anti-terror laws) – or lessons we are still learning in the US – and recommendations we provide to foreign countries regarding the need to observe and implement human rights obligations/ the need to support and maintain a robust civil society. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, but please apply no later than August 21.

Bully Pulpit Interactive – Business Operations Analyst
Bully Pulpit Interactive is seeking a full time Business Operations Analyst to join our growing team. This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer and serves as a key resource in the implementation of effective growth strategies and process. The ideal candidate will have a respectful and energetic style, the ability to collaborate with all members of the organization, and will positively influence and maintain alignment with the core values and goals of the organization. The position is based in BPI’s Washington, DC office.

Feel free to contact Kayla Auletto, Program Coordinator, at to discuss potential opportunities or share postings to be shared with the GU Politics community.

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