NLIHC Seeks Interns for Fall Semester

NLIHC is accepting applications for internship positions for the fall 2017 semester. Interns are highly valued and fully integrated into our staff work. We seek students passionate about social justice issues with excellent writing and interpersonal skills.

The available positions are:

  • Research Intern. Assists in ongoing quantitative and qualitative research projects, writes weekly articles on current research for NLIHC’s weekly Memo to Members and Partners newsletter, attends briefings, and responds to research inquiries. Quantitative skills and experience with SPSS a plus.
  • Communications/Media/Graphic Design Intern. Prepares and distributes press materials, assists with media research and outreach for publication releases, works on social media projects, maintains a media database, and tracks press hits.  Also assists with sending out e-communications; designing collateral print material such as brochures, flyers, and factsheets; and updating content on the NLIHC website.  Graphic design and Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, InDesign, and/or Photoshop) experience needed. Please provide 3 design samples and/or link to online portfolio in addition to a writing sample.
  • Policy Intern. Tracks new legislation, attends and summarizes Congressional hearings for the Memo to Members and Partners newsletter, participates in visits to Congressional offices, develops materials for use in lobbying the House and Senate to achieve NLIHC’s policy agenda, and updates the NLIHC Congressional database.

Fall interns are expected to work 25 hours a week beginning in August or September and finishing up in December. A modest stipend is provided. A cover letter, resume, and writing sample are required for consideration. In your cover letter, please specify the position(s) for which you applying and that you are interested in the fall 2017 internship.