NLIHC Seeks Interns for Fall Semester

NLIHC is accepting applications for internship positions for the fall 2022 semester. Interns are highly valued and fully integrated into our staff work. We seek students passionate about racial and social equity with excellent writing and interpersonal skills.

The available positions are:

  • Research Intern: The research intern assists in ongoing quantitative and qualitative affordable housing research projects, writes articles on current research for NLIHC’s weekly Memo to Members and Partners e-newsletter, attends meetings and briefings, and responds to research inquiries. Quantitative skills and experience with SPSS are a plus.
  • Communications/Media/Graphic Design Intern: The 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. They also assist 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 is needed. Please provide 3 design samples and/or a link to an online portfolio in addition to a writing sample.

Interns are expected to work 25 hours a week beginning in late August or early 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 are applying and that you are interested in the fall 2022 semester.

Interested students should send their materials to Vice President for Research Andrew Aurand at [email protected] (applicants for research internship) or Creative Services Manager Ikra Rafi at [email protected] (applicants for communications/media/graphic design internship).