United States of America
Interns will directly engage with the organization’s policy experts and participate in a variety of activities, including trainings, research, writing, and web-based projects designed to enhance their professional skills. They will gain hands-on experience by directly participating in the many diverse activities in which progressive nonprofits engage.
Opportunity is About:
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Description of Ideal Candidate:
Eligibility: All high school, undergraduate, master's level, Ph.D., and J.D. students are eligible to apply. People are also eligible if they are a veteran or a recent college graduate within six months of graduation.
All summer interns work full time and a minimum of 8 weeks, although 10 weeks is preferred. During the fall, winter, and spring, part-time students are accepted, but interns must be able to commit to a minimum of 20 hours per week. International students must be able to provide documentation that shows they are allowed to work in the United States.
Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year
Cost/funding for participants:
American Progress offers a small stipend to reimburse interns for a portion of the expenses directly related to their internship.