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Media and Democracy Research & Legislative Intern

Common Cause is looking for a Media and Democracy Research & Legislative Intern to work at the intersection of media and democracy. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is interested in the innerworkings of artificial intelligence, election disinformation, and broadband accessibility. This is a chance to learn and grow at a non-partisan grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy.   

Policy Intern (CA)

California Common Cause is seeking an intern to assist with and learn about our policy work. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has a commitment to a fair and transparent democracy, and who is interested in learning more about government affairs and the legislative process.  

Legislation Intern (CA)

California Common Cause is seeking an intern to assist with and learn about our legislation work. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has a commitment to a fair and transparent democracy, and who is interested in learning more about government affairs and the legislative process.  

California Community Engagement Intern

California Common Cause is seeking an intern to assist with and learn about our communications work. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has a commitment to a fair and transparent democracy, and who is interested in learning more about government affairs and the legislative process.  

National Communications Intern

As part of the Communications Department, this position is responsible for supporting and working with a talented team of communications strategists working nationally and at the state level to advance democracy reform. As the foundation of the work, the Communications team is responsible for educating and inspiring others to take actions that move our democracy forward. This position must share our commitment to providing effective strategies across media channels that help national and state staff at Common Cause deliver powerful pro-democracy wins.  

Redistricting & Representation Intern

We are seeking a redistricting and representation intern to assist with ballot initiatives, legislation, litigation, and public education work. Our efforts include original research, writing for public audiences, media outreach, and public forums that draw a straight line from redistricting to the policy outcomes that impact a community’s health, safety, and economy. We co-lead this work with national and state-based coalition partners representing ethnically, politically, and geographically diverse communities.

North Carolina Interns

Over the course of 10 weeks, you will gain exposure to various aspects of our organization, including Communications + Digital, Organizing, Development, and Policy Advocacy. The internship is designed to provide hands-on experience, mentorship, and networking opportunities to college students interested in making an impact by engaging in social justice issues that center Voting rights.  

Georgia Transparency Intern

Common Cause is seeking interns to work with our state chapters relating to voting and elections, redistricting, and democracy reform. Interns will assist with advocacy campaigns, grassroots engagement, research, policy development, communications, and/or member outreach and events. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has a commitment to a fair and transparent democracy, and who is interested in learning more about government affairs and the legislative process.   

Outreach & Engagement Intern (MN)

Common Cause Minnesota is seeking an intern to assist with and learn about our grassroots engagement efforts. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has a commitment to a fair and transparent democracy, and who is interested in learning more about government affairs, community engagement, grassroots organizing, and policymaking. 

Rhode Island Outreach & Engagement Intern

Common Cause (RI) is seeking an Outreach and Engagement Intern to work on issues related to voting and elections, democracy reform, civic education, and advocacy. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has a commitment to a fair and transparent democracy, and who is interested in learning more about government affairs and the legislative process in Rhode Island. This intern will create engaging social media content, organize and attend community events, recruit and train volunteers, and work in collaborative spaces with various coalition partners. This is a chance to learn and develop new skills at a non-partisan grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy. 

Massachusetts Advocacy Intern

Common Cause (MA) is seeking an Advocacy Intern. This is an exciting opportunity at the intersection of advocacy and communications. This intern will create engaging social media content, pioneer and organize community events, and work in collaborative spaces with various coalition partners. This is a chance to learn and grow at a non-partisan grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy.

Michigan Voting & Elections Intern

Common Cause Michigan (CCMI) is seeking a Voting and Elections Intern. This is an exciting opportunity on the front lines of democracy to learn about and assist with volunteer management, social media management, create engaging voting rights content, and facilitate educational opportunities. This is a chance to learn and grow at a non-partisan grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy.   

Hawaii Development Intern

Common Cause (HI) is seeking a Development Intern. This is an exciting opportunity to work at the intersection of policy and fundraising while growing your skillset and knowledge of the donor and policy landscape of Hawaii This is a chance to learn and grow at a non-partisan grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy.

Hawaii Research Intern

Common Cause (HI) is seeking a Research & Data Intern. This is an exciting opportunity to work at the intersection of campaign finance and campaign donation research, while growing your skillset and knowledge of the legislative process and government affairs. This is a chance to learn and grow at a non-partisan grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy.

Connecticut Research & Advocacy Intern

Common Cause Connecticut is seeking a Research and Advocacy Intern. This is an exciting opportunity at the intersection of advocacy and communications. This intern will create engaging social media content, assist with voter education grassroots activities, and work in collaborative spaces with various coalition partners. This is a chance to learn and grow at a non-partisan grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy.  

Georgia Election Mobilization Intern

Common Cause is seeking interns to work with our state chapters relating to voting and elections, redistricting, and democracy reform. Interns will assist with advocacy campaigns, grassroots engagement, research, policy development, communications, and/or member outreach and events. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has a commitment to a fair and transparent democracy, and who is interested in learning more about government affairs and the legislative process.   

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