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The Fuller Project

The Fuller Project is the award-winning global nonprofit newsroom dedicated to objective, groundbreaking reporting on women: to raise awareness, expose injustice, and spur accountability. They are now seeking to fill the following positions:

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Bipartisan Policy Center

The Bipartisan Policy Center is a Washington, DC-based think tank that actively fosters bipartisanship by combining the best ideas from both parties to promote health, security, and opportunity for all Americans.

BPC offers full-time summer, and part-time fall and spring internships each academic semester. Interns are assigned to a specific BPC project or functional area and will receive a $1,500 stipend for work throughout the semester. Interns must be rising juniors or above, and will provide administrative support, assist with events and meetings, conduct research and assist with the development and writing of reports, white papers and proposals. While interns work closely with their project teams, there are also opportunities to learn from and be exposed to the wide range of issues addressed by the organization.

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National Republican Congressional Committee

The NRCC is looking for interns in each of our divisions. We are looking for politically interested undergraduate students that want to gain marketable skills, lifelong connections, and have an enjoyable experience interning at our Washington, DC headquarters. Your internship will allow you to contribute measurable value to the NRCC’s operations and stay connected with the organization long after your last day as an intern.

To apply for an NRCC internship, please click below and email your resume and introduction to: wgreaton@nrcc.org

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Andrew Goodman Foundation

The Andrew Goodman Foundation supports youth leadership development, voting accessibility, and social justice initiatives on campuses across the country with mini-grants to select institutions of higher learning and other financial assistance to students. Our vision is that young people will become active, engaged citizens who ensure a just democracy and sustainable future. Join us during this critical time for American democracy and help shape the next generation of civic leaders.

The Andrew Goodman Foundation is hiring for several positions in the Programs department.

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Cato Institute

Cato interns work in a variety of departments. Policy areas include such subjects as healthcare, defense and foreign policy, constitutional law, tax and budget policy, and numerous others. Interns assist scholars and research assistants with research, data collection, editing, and numerous other tasks. In addition to the interns who work with our policy staff, Cato hosts other interns who work with our communications teams. These interns get hands-on experience working with the media and outside organizations. We place interns based on the preferences they select in their applications.

All interns occasionally fulfill such responsibilities as clerical work, deliveries, and helping to operate Cato events, including registering guests and carrying hand-held microphones at public forums and debates.

In addition, all interns take part in an intensive seminar series. These seminars introduce the interns to a wide range of philosophy, history, economics, and policy topics. In addition, several seminars help the interns to develop useful professional skills, such as public speaking and op-ed writing.

Stipend for fulltime internships

  • $1000 a month paid biweekly.
  • Law students receive specific legal work as well as a higher stipend.
  • International interns are eligible for visa funding.
  • Part time internships are permitted in exceptional cases and part time interns receive a pro-rated stipend.

Qualifications

Cato internships are for undergraduates, regardless of major, recent graduates, graduate students, or law students who have a strong commitment to individual liberty, private property, free markets, limited government—i.e. the philosophy known variously as “classical liberalism,” “market liberalism,” or simply “libertarianism.”

The Cato Institute is a public policy research organization whose publications and conferences since 1977 have presented market-liberal solutions for the full range of policy issues. Cato’s objective is to reawaken interest in America’s founding ideals: personal liberty, private property, free markets, free trade, limited government, and nonintervention in foreign affairs. The Institute is named for Cato’s Letters, libertarian essays that were widely read in the American colonies in the 18th century and that played a major role in laying the philosophical foundation for the American Revolution.

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Story Partners

As a full-service public affairs agency, Story Partners has deep expertise and a wide range of traditional and social media skills to meet your challenge and drive to victory. Known for our winning strategies, creativity and zealous determination to win—we offer clients exceptional strength in seven service areas critical to public affairs campaign success.

Story Partners is seeking fall interns. The intern program provides a substantive, hands-on experience in a fast-paced workplace.  The ideal candidate is a motivated, self-starter and creative thinker.  We encourage students with a communications background or an interest in the role of public affairs in the political process to apply. Interns should be prepared to enter a professional office and work hard every day.

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Drafting a wide selection of written and creative materials
  • Monitoring news coverage (traditional and digital) for client issues
  • Facilitating a variety of social media engagements and analysis
  • Building and maintaining reporter databases
  • Conducting media and issues-related research

To apply please send a resume and cover letter to: careers@storypartnersdc.com

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