Internship Program

Civic Nation considers it a part of our mission to support and encourage the educational goals of the next generation — we aim to empower future change makers to create a more inclusive, equitable America. You will have the opportunity to help strengthen democracy, foster civic engagement, increase voter participation, address public health crises, and/or fight for gender equity.

Internships are available with the following initiatives:

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Internships are also available in the following departments: Broadband, Creative Alliance, Data and Technology, Development, Digital, Organizing & Training, Partnerships & Government Affairs, and Press & Communications.

Objective

Civic Nation’s internship program is designed to provide you with a professional learning experience that offers meaningful, practical work and the opportunity for career exploration and development. The key objective of the program is to help prepare you to be successful in the workplace — to help you develop the competencies that employers consistently indicate they seek in new hires.

Learning Outcomes

By participating in this program, you will:

  • Develop effective work habits, including time management, punctuality, and personal accountability.
  • Develop and improve communication and analytical skills.
  • Develop interpersonal skills which will enable you to build professional relationships, work within a team structure, and to manage conflict in the workplace. 
  • Develop the ability to interact respectfully with all people and understand individuals’ differences.
  • Develop a clearer understanding of your career interests.

Program Structure

Civic Nation hosts interns each Fall, Spring, and Summer for approximately 12 weeks each semester. Positions are paid at the rate of $16.10 per hour and are remote. Hourly rate may be adjusted to comply with state and local minimum wage requirements. Dates and hours are flexible, though interns are expected to work a minimum of 10 hours per week.


Internship Session Application Opens Application Closes Internship Start Date Internship End Date
Spring 2023 October 17 November 21 January 23 May 5
Summer 2023 January 30 March 6 June 1 Aug 26
Fall 2023 May 15 June 19 September 5 December 15

Eligibility​

Applicants must be high school graduates and must be eligible to work in the US. Applicants can be enrolled at a college or university, or recent college graduates but a college education is not a prerequisite to apply.

Questions? Email careers@civicnation.org.

At Civic Nation, diversity, equity, and inclusion are directly aligned with the fundamental belief that people are inherently capable but often lack opportunity. We know that a diverse workforce allows us to see problems in more nuanced ways, creating the thought leadership needed to fulfill our mission and reach our goals. Civic Nation is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes people from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives to apply.