Common Cause Volunteer Internship Program

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 Deadline: 

November 9, 2019
   

Start Date: 

Varies based on internship
   

Duration: 

Summer and Academic Year
   

Location: 

Varies based on internship
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Internships
   

Description: 

Each spring, summer and fall, Common Cause offers internships in Washington, DC to students from across the country. Interns work closely with national staff on grassroots organizing efforts, research and writing of policy papers and investigative studies, outreach to members of Congress and their staffs, e-advocacy, and fundraising.

Through training and daily work experience, interns gain a deep understanding of the workings of Congress, the Executive Branch and grassroots lobbying. Weekly briefings with key Common Cause staff keep interns up-to-date on our highest priority campaigns and the strategies we are pursuing.
   

Benefits/
Compensation:
 

Interns can receive school credit and Common Cause offers a travel stipend to cover costs to and from our office for interns receiving school credit.

   

Major(s): 

Social Science
Social Ecology
Aerospace Engineering
See Web site for add'l majors

   

GPA: 

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: Vary depending on position
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other:
 

Contact: 

Director Human Resources
Common Cause
805 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: (202) 833-1200; (800) 926-1064    
Email: hr@commoncause.org

 

Company Website: 

http://www.commoncause.org/about/opportunities/internships/
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