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Internships

Openings:

FreedomWorks Foundation is currently seeking interns in both our Grassroots and Communications/Press departments for the Spring 2020 semester.

About FreedomWorks

For over a quarter-century, FreedomWorks has identified, educated, and actuated citizens who are enthused about showing up to support free enterprise and constitutionally limited government.

The Internship Experience

As an intern at FreedomWorks, you will have the opportunity to monitor hearings and press conferences on Capitol Hill and at the White House. You may also have the opportunity to conduct research on economic policy topics, assist our team with grassroots events, and attend various political conferences and seminars. Additionally, this internship will provide you with a great opportunity to network and make career contacts.

Desciprtion of Duties:

Grassroots Interns:

  • General activist relations - taking activist phone calls, answering questions, addressing activist needs, sending materials when requested, managing general email accounts and correspondence
  • Writing and producing grassroots educational and advocacy communications
  • Assisting the Director of Grassroots with initiatives and events with activists on the ground
  • Managing online activist platform, requests, etc.
  • Working with vendors on material creation and distribution
  • Administrative duties and research

Communications/Press Interns:

  • Assist in writing editorial pieces, compiling press documents for staff, activists, members, and media
  • Maintain a log of all earned media related to FreedomWorks
  • Assist with planning of press conferences and briefings
  • Administrative duties and research

We Are Looking for Interns Who:

  • Are interested in and have a strong commitment to free-market ideas and public policy
  • Have a basic knowledge of computer software such as Microsoft Office
  • Are eager to assist in turning ideas generated by think tanks into action

Location and Transportation

We are conveniently located 2 blocks away from Union Station (Red Line). Additionally, our office is only a short walk to the Capitol Building.

Work Hours/Compensation:

Work hours for interns are flexible to meet the needs of those in school. FreedomWorks pays interns the Washington D.C. Minimum Wage ($14/hr). Additionally, you may be eligible to earn academic credit from your college or university.

How to Apply:

Fill out the application on our website -- [http://www.freedomworks.org/about/internships](http://www.freedomworks.org/about/internships)