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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)

Ford Motor Company – Legislative Internship
Intern with Ford Motor Company’s legislative team! Responsibilities include assisting Legislative Managers as they research and summarize status of legislation, attend Congressional hearings, learn how to track and monitor legislation, and assist managers with administrative duties as needed. Interested students should submit their resume to Casey Denoyer at

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.

Communications Intern – Council on Foundations
Support the Council’s communications team on a variety of tasks intended to strengthen the Council’s brand and strategic communications. The intern will work with the Communications Department to advance philanthropy as a core value, defend against legislative or regulatory efforts to weaken the sector, strengthen relationships within the philanthropic sector, and advance best practices in philanthropy.

Communications Internship – National Republican Congressional Committee
The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) Communications Department is seeking interns to assist in its mission of expanding the GOP House majority. The interns will work closely with the communications staff, including the communications director, and members of Congress. Regular responsibilities include writing, media monitoring, and video production. Applicants should be motivated and have strong writing and communications skills. Work around your schedule as you gain valuable experience. This internship is unpaid. Email cover letters and resumes to Abby Camp (

Millennial Public Policy Fellowship – New America
This 11-month fellowship is designed to create opportunities for new and diverse voices to contribute to future public policy discussions. New America seeks to invest in some of the most promising young minds in the country; to deepen exposure to contemporary public policy discourse; to create valuable professional development experiences that will support your growth as a future leaders, critical thinker, and policy entrepreneur; and to incubate and advance systems for the better.

ALL IN Internship – Civic Nation
Civic Nation is currently seeking an intern to support digital communications and data management for the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge program. The ALL IN Challenge is a national, nonpartisan initiative that recognizes college and university campuses for improving democratic engagement, increasing student voter participation rates, and graduating students with a lifelong commitment to active, informed citizenship. The ALL IN Challenge, launched in summer 2016, currently partners with more than 200 college campuses across 39 states.The intern will work collaboratively with and report to both the ALL IN Challenge Director and Associate Director. S/he will support the team in developing and expanding the program, as well as managing the daily aspects of digital communications, social media, and data.

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