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Role: Indiana Member Engagement Intern

Location: Hybrid

Start Date: June 1 – July 31

Reports to: Julia Vaughn, Common Cause Indiana 

Details: This role is part-time (10 hours/week), and temporary (8 weeks). 

Essential functions:  

This position will give the intern an up close and personal look at how a progressive grassroots advocacy organization operates effectively in a conservative state.  A variety of responsibilities will allow the intern to gain experience in several different roles, including public outreach, research and communications.  This internship is perfect for someone considering a career in government, public service or politics.


  • Represent CCIN at community events. 
  • Develop materials for events/issues. 
  • Work with Executive Director on special projects. 


  • Excellent writing skills are required.
  • Prefer candidates in the Indianapolis area.    

Salary: $1,360 for the 8 weeks paid in 4 equal twice monthly payments on the 15th and last day of the month. 

Classification: This position is classified as temporary and therefore not included in the union-represented collective bargaining unit.  

To Apply: Complete the application found here. It will take about 15 minutes to respond to the questions but a cover letter, resume, and Gmail email address is required. Some offices may require a writing sample at the time of the interview. 

Covid-19 vaccines are required, except where prohibited by law. Reasonable accommodations will be provided when required by law. 

Common Cause is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants of any race, creed, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, income class, political affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status, or marital status, as well as applicants who have been previously incarcerated. 

About Common Cause 

Common Cause (501(c)(4)) and Common Cause Education Fund (501(c)(3)) are nonpartisan, nonprofit grassroots affiliate organizations dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy. We work to create open, honest, and accountable government that serves the public interest; promote equal rights, opportunity, and representation for all; and empower all people to make their voices heard in the political process. 

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