Interns work in one or more of the following areas:
- Feminization of Power: Create materials and conduct research on strategies to increase the number of women in decision-making positions in the government, both appointed and elected.
- Public Policy Advocacy: Work closely with senior staff on Congressional hearings, legislation, and research on public policy issues. Legislative work includes both authorizing legislation as well as federal budget and appropriations issues.
- Communications: Develop print and online materials for Feminist Majority legislative campaigns, assist in the development and writing of the Feminist Majority Report, develop and compose Feminist Majority email alerts on a wide variety of issues, and assist in updating Feminist Majority websites.
How to Afford the InternshipA number of our interns have received grants or financial aid from their schools to participate in our internship program, as well as earning course credit. Feminist Majority also offers up to 10 hours a week of paid administrative work to interns.
QualificationsUndergraduate feminist women and men in all majors are encouraged to apply. We prefer applicants who have experience working on women’s issues on campus and/or in their communities, or through a previous internship or job. The Feminist Majority is committed to diversity and encourages applications from people of color, people with disabilities, and math/science majors.
HousingThe Feminist Majority does not provide housing for interns but previous interns have found the following links helpful. Washington, DC Housing Options
Application ProcessEmail your resume, including GPA, cover letter and a writing sample of no more than 5 pages to the addresses listed below. Interns are acepted on a rolling basis for the following periods — Summer (June to August), Fall (September to December), and Spring (January to May). Please specify the internship area in which you would prefer to work.
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