Learn By Doing

You’ll strengthen your leadership and organizing skills as you work closely with our staff and fellow interns to:

  • Engage supporters on our digital channels

  • Co-facilitate community forums and organizer training sessions

  • Develop and maintain relationships with like-minded issue stakeholder groups

  • Coordinate nonpartisan voter registration and community service activities

  • Lobby legislators at the state and county level

  • Track policy developments and prepare issue briefs

  • Engage community members in targeted neighborhoods

 

Requirements

  1. Commit to at least 72 hours over 6-12 weeks, negotiating start/end dates and a regular schedule that works with other personal commitments

  2. Work from our office, which is next to Forest Glen Metro Station in Silver Spring

  3. Occasional weekday evening meetings in the community and weekend activities may be required

  4. Demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills and an outgoing and organized demeanor

  5. Be quick to understand or learn something and have an affinity for communications technology

  6. Have an interest in community organizing, grassroots advocacy, civil rights, and social justice

Apply by submitting the the form on this page and we’ll contact you to schedule an interview. Please attach your resume when you reply to the interview scheduling email.