FIRE is looking for a motivated undergraduate junior or senior, graduate student, or recent college graduate to join its Washington, D.C. office as an intern.
The communications and advocacy intern will help FIRE’s Washington, D.C., office run smoothly and effectively while assisting FIRE’s communications, litigation, and legislative staff. Intern responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, researching and writing about FIRE cases and issues, visiting and delivering FIRE materials to Capitol Hill, and contacting journalists and students about FIRE campaigns. An ideal candidate will be passionate about First Amendment rights and civil liberties. Applicants should also have an interest in communications and policy. The internship is intended to run from January 2016 until June 2016, but start and end dates are negotiable.
The communications and advocacy intern will be paid an hourly rate of $13.00 an hour. Additionally, there will be an option to enroll in a commuter benefits program.
If you are interested in the position or know of someone who would be a good fit for our program, please visit our job description page and review the application requirements.
We look forward to hearing from you!